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  • Luxury sneakers: High style and booming market...

    Flash - Luxury sneakers: high style and a booming market

    france24.com 21 Jun '18, 11am

    Christian, aged 10, has 20 pairs of high-end sneakers in his closet at his home in the suburbs of New York. Maxance, who just turned 14, asked his parents for an $800 pair of Adidas shoes for his birthday. He did not get them. "We live in a world where sneakers are basically works of ...

  • Trump tells Kim in letter that Singapore summit will not take place

    france24.com 24 May '18, 2pm

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site. Referring to a scheduled June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore, Trump said in a le...

  • Trump tells Kim in letter that Singapore summit will not take place

    france24.com 24 May '18, 2pm

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site. Referring to a scheduled June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore, Trump said in a le...

  • Singapore likely to host Trump-Kim summit in June: report

    Flash - Singapore likely to host Trump-Kim summit in June: report

    france24.com 07 May '18, 2pm

    US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are likely to meet in Singapore next month, reports said Monday, as anticipation builds for unprecedented talks between the mercurial leaders. Trump said at the weekend that the two sides had settled on a date and location for th...

  • Alibaba sets up AI research centre in Singapore

    Flash - Alibaba sets up AI research centre in Singapore

    france24.com 28 Feb '18, 9am

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday opened an artificial intelligence research institute in Singapore in partnership with a local university, as the battle to develop AI technology heats up. The institute, a tie-up with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), is Alibaba's fi...

  • Bitcoin fever hits real estate market...

    Flash - Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market

    france24.com 15 Jan '18, 1am

    Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions. As of the end of last year, the digital currency was listed as a way to pay for some 75 properties for sale, espe...

  • Flash - Teng bong! Minority languages on the rise in Singapore

    france24.com 10 Dec '17, 4am

    Kevin Martens Wong reels off sentences in Kristang, which is among several minority languages in Singapore enjoying a new lease of life after a decades-long drive to encourage the use of English and Mandarin. "Teng bong, ozi nus prendeh sorti-sorti di tempu," the linguist told his eag...

  • US teen golf star Korda tops leaderboard in Singapore

    Flash - US teen golf star Korda tops leaderboard in Singapore

    france24.com 03 Mar '18, 6pm

    Teen sensation Nelly Korda powered her way into the lead at the HSBC Women's World Championship Saturday as a third-round seven-under par 65 left the American poised to claim her first LPGA Tour title and a unique hat-trick of sporting successes for the Korda clan this year. It was a ...

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