2100 jobs in electronics sector to be created by 2020 – TODAYonline

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TODAYonline 2100 jobs in electronics sector to be created by 2020TODAYonlineMinister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran said on Wednesday (Sept 20) that up to 2,100 new jobs are expected to be created for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) in Singapore’s electronics manufacturing sector by 2020.2000 PMET jobs to be created in electronics […]

Asian investors tread carefully ahead of Fed decision

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HONG KONG: Asian markets moved tentatively on Wednesday (Sep 20) ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision, while geopolitical issues returned after Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea if it threatened the US or its allies. A third successive record on Wall Street, fanned by … Powered by WPeMatico

How US$5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us

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Toys “R” Us Inc has been making US$400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its US$6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005. This week, it succumbed to its debt burden, leading to the biggest bankruptcy of a U.S. retailer since that of Kmart in 2004. Powered by WPeMatico

US CEOs optimistic on economy, tax reform: Survey

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NEW YORK: Large US companies remain upbeat on hiring and capital spending, due in part to continued confidence that Washington will enact tax reform, the Business Roundtable said on Tuesday (Sep 19). But that positive sentiment is at risk if the reform fails to materialise. An index of business … Powered by WPeMatico

Rocket Man, America first and Iran: 6 key points from President Donald Trump's first speech at UN General Assembly – The Straits Times

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Newsweek Rocket Man, America first and Iran: 6 key points from President Donald Trump’s first speech at UN General AssemblyThe Straits TimesUNITED NATIONS (REUTERS, NYTIMES, WASHINGTON POST) – US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Sept 19) delivered his first address at the annual United Nations General Assembly. Mr Trump’s debut at the UNGA was closely […]

Crocodile hunter 'killed by crocodile' during search for mauled teenager – The Independent

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The Independent Crocodile hunter ‘killed by crocodile’ during search for mauled teenagerThe IndependentA crocodile handler has reportedly been killed by a reptile while searching a river for the body of a teenager attacked the previous day. A 16-year-old, known only as Arjuna, was reportedly killed by a crocodile while he was swimming in the Maura […]

T-Mobile, Sprint in merger talks: CNBC

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REUTERS: U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are said to be in active merger talks, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources. Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp , which owns a majority stake in Sprint, and T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom have been in frequent conversations about a … Powered by WPeMatico

Property agents using presidential appeal to sell Yishun flats draw flak – TODAYonline

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TODAYonline Property agents using presidential appeal to sell Yishun flats draw flakTODAYonlinePresident Halimah Yacob’s flat in Yishun. Other flats going on sale are now beginning to boast about the ‘extremely high security’. Photo: Najeer Yusof. View all 0 comments. mail · Share. By. Cynthia Choo. -. cynthia.choo@mediacorp.com.sg -. Published: …How much is enough?The News International all […]

Maria devastates Dominica, heads to Puerto Rico – Aljazeera.com

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Aljazeera.com Maria devastates Dominica, heads to Puerto RicoAljazeera.comThe Caribbean has been hit by another Category Five hurricane which now has other islands in its sights. 19 Sep 2017 13:05 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. Residents in San Juan, Puerto Rico, prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Maria …Hurricane Maria: Guadeloupe lashed by rain as […]