Tennis: 2021 WTA Finals moved from Shenzhen to Guadalajara

FLORIDA (REUTERS) – The season-ending WTA Finals will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico, instead of Shenzhen, China, this year and will begin on Nov 8, the WTA Tour said on Monday (Sept 13). The WTA Finals, contested by the world’s top eight singles players and eight doubles teams, was cancelled last year due to the... » read more

Golf: Spaniard Rahm named PGA of America’s player of the year

MIAMI (REUTERS) – US Open champion Jon Rahm added further accolades to a stellar campaign on Tuesday (Sept 7) as the Spaniard was named the PGA of America Player of the Year and also collected the Vardon Trophy for lowest adjusted scoring average. For world number one Rahm, who finished runner-up to Justin Thomas for... » read more

Mazda Production and Sales Results for July 2021
Mazda Production and Sales Results for July 2021

TOKYO, Aug 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for July 2021 are summarized below. I. Production 1. Domestic ProductionMazda’s domestic production volume in July 2021 decreased 19.3% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles. [Domestic production of key models in July... » read more

HTSC Posts Record First-half Turnover and Profit in 2021
HTSC Posts Record First-half Turnover and Profit in 2021

HONG KONG, Aug 27, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – HTSC (stock code: 6886.HK; “the Company”) announced its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2021. The Company achieved RMB 24.62 billion in total revenue and other gains with a year-on-year increase of 29.75%. Profit for the period attributable to shareholders increased... » read more

Tennis: US Open to offer record overall purse, winners’ payout down

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – The US Open will offer total prize money of US$57.5 million (S$78.04 million) this year, eclipsing the record payout of US$57.2 million set in 2019, tournament organisers said on Monday (Aug 23). The event was held without spectators last year, with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) lowering the prize money... » read more

Singapore gets first panda cub, born to Kai Kai and Jia Jia at River Safari
Singapore gets first panda cub, born to Kai Kai and Jia Jia at River Safari

SINGAPORE – The nation’s first panda cub was born on Saturday (Aug 14) at the River Safari. In a statement on Sunday, Wildlife Reserves Singapore called the birth “a joyful boost to the ongoing National Day celebrations this year”, adding that the panda cub’s gender is yet to be determined and will be announced later.... » read more

Search is on for The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year 2021

SINGAPORE – The search is on to find this year’s Singaporean of the Year. In its seventh edition now, The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year, presented by UBS, is an annual award given to a Singaporean individual or group that has made a positive and sustainable impact in society. Mr Warren Fernandez, editor-in-chief of... » read more

Dynasty expects revenue to nearly double year-on-year to over HK$170 million in the first half of 2021
Dynasty expects revenue to nearly double year-on-year to over HK$170 million in the first half of 2021

HONG KONG, Aug 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Dynasty Fine Wines Group Limited (Stock Code: 828), a premier winemaker in China, today issued a profit alert update based on its latest unaudited consolidated management accounts. The Group expects to record a year-on-year increase in consolidated revenue of approximately 90% to 100%, reaching... » read more

DENSO Announces First Quarter Financial Results
DENSO Announces First Quarter Financial Results

KARIYA, JAPAN, Jul 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced its global financial results for its first quarter, ending June 30, 2021, for its 2022 fiscal year, ending March 31, 2022: – Consolidated revenue totaled 1,356.9 billion yen (US$12.3 billion), a 77.3 percent increase from the previous... » read more

Mazda Production and Sales Results for June 2021 and for January through June 2021
Mazda Production and Sales Results for June 2021 and for January through June 2021

TOKYO, Jul 29, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for June 2021 and for January through June 2021 are summarized below. I. Production 1. Domestic Production (1) June 2021Mazda’s domestic production volume in June 2021 increased 111.7% year on year due to increased production of passenger vehicles.... » read more

HDB resale prices rise 3% in Q2, transactions fall amid Covid-19 curbs

SINGAPORE – Resale prices for Housing Board flats climbed for the fifth consecutive quarter, though the volume of transactions were hit by tightened Covid-19 measures. Property analysts expect that prices are likely to rise further, with demand outstripping supply in part due to delays in completion for new HDB flats. In the second quarter of... » read more

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 8
Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 8

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, July 8. Umno withdraws support for Malaysia PM Muhyiddin, calls for his resignation Umno’s president said a new PM should be installed to manage the Covid-19 pandemic until an election can be called. READ MORE HERE Differentiation still needed for Sinovac Covid-19 jab recipients, may... » read more

Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results for May 2021
Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results for May 2021

Toyota City, Japan, Jun 29, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for May 2021 as well as the cumulative total from January to May, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd. Global Sales – North America (276,000 units,... » read more