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BBC News
Oct 25, 2017 12:30am BST
weekend with a touch of frost and clear skies... —— and we end the weekend. i'm rico hizon in singapore. the headlines: just a few hours until china unveils its new top leadership — will we see a possible successor to president xi? turning on trump — two republican party senators launch scathing attacks on their own president. it's a sad place from my perspective for our nation. and i think the worst of it is going to the whole debasing, if you will, of our nation. i have children and grandchildren to answer to and so mr president, i will not be complicit or silent. i'm babita sharma in london. also in the programme. after a year of official mourning, thailand makes final preparations for the king's farewell.
BBC News
Oct 25, 2017 12:00am BST
". live from our studios in singapore and london. this is bbc world news. it's newsday. it's 7am in singapore, midnight in london and 7am also in beijing, where china's president xi jinping has become arguably china's most powerful leader since chairman mao. in the next few hours the party will announce the names of the new leadership team who will work with him. they may not be household names outside of china but these men, and they will probably all be men, give the world an important insight into his priorities. and it shows how presidentjinping has consolidated his power ever since he first became leader five years ago. robin brant is in beijing for us. todayis today is the big reveal, the new leadership team of president xi jingping? leadership team of president xi jingping? yes, it is very important we get this visual moment where these seven men walk out from behind a hoarding and are revealed. they walked out in seniority. we get xi jingping, then his premier. then the five new faces. as you say, not household names outside of china, maybe not household names too many peopl
ALJAZ
Oct 25, 2017 2:00am +03
finals in singapore. an examination of schooling around the world has found governments aren't passing the test one in five children don't finish primary school and one hundred million can't read challah bellus reports. in the slums of nairobi this is the glorious academy at school a lower fee private school more than half of kenya's children attend them what we found now. they go to low fee private schools because state schools are too crowded and respected private schools are too expensive for me. to wish in cost ten dollars a month but for that price could teach is a hard to come by and they can be up to sixty students in a class there is a motivating us and making us to get to meet and when they need so we know that this bit of them have been listed their class is a really policing florez and then they are essentially facing most of that take eunice goes annual assessment of global education says many governments are passing the buck to teaches and not taking accountability the report reveals there are no regulations on class sizes in almost half the countries of the world only one
Bloomberg
Oct 24, 2017 7:00pm EDT
is bloomberg. ♪ yvonne: the singapore central bank chief says there is no urgent need to regulate cryptocurrencies. illegal activity surrounding the must be stopped. our guest spoke to a haslinda amin about the risk of the digital money. >> wanting to separate it from blockchain technology, you take them two currencies on its own. our attitude is, keep an open mind. there has been excessive hype as people see it merely as an investment vehicle that will rise in value. that is a negative push toward cryptocurrencies. they have potentially good applications, in particular, use cases. it is not so much a cryptocurrency or its value that is important, it is application it is use. can they make payments, for instance, cheaper, faster, more efficient, for migrant workers that send money back to their villages? if it is going through blockchain technology using cryptocurrency, could there be benefits? that ought to be the question, not whether or not it is going up in value. >> do you see a need to regulate it soon, given there are murmurs out there that singapore could be an attractive
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 10:30pm BST
finals in singapore. after defeat in her opener — the seven—time grand slam winner beat french open champion jelena 0strapenko in a hard fought three sets, 7—5, 6—7, 7—5. karolina pliskova secured her place in the semifinals with a straight—sets win over wimbledon champion garbine muguruza. the world number three had already beaten williams in her opening match and saw off muguruza 6—2 6—2. now in a few hours‘ time the baseball world series gets under way between the los angeles dodgers and the houston astros. the dodgers haven't won baseball's greatest prize for 29 years while the astros have only ever been runners—up in their sole world series appearance 12 years ago. dodger‘s stadium will host the first two games, but nick marshall—mccormack started out in new york to find where it all began for dodgers fans. well over a century ago, before all these skyscrapers were here, imagine a backdrop full of merchant shipping companies, and amongst all of that hostel boss saw, the dock workers earning a crust and also talking about baseball. their passion, their brookl
ALJAZ
Oct 25, 2017 12:00am +03
qualify for the last four at the season ending finals tuesday's other much in singapore saw venice williams prevail in an epic encounter with french going to land it was to thank you williams coming for the move in three hours of action so first win in the group stages. and the world series is the focal point for baseball right now for the sport is also prospering away from north america the netherlands are twenty two time european champions and to finish is just behind the traditional powers at the world baseball classic suggest that the dutch game is on the rise poor race reports from the netherlands. most always in baseball maybe on the world series but in this small town there the focus is firmly on the future the netherlands is a successful outpost of this all-american sport the national team has a hard core of holland born players boosted by talent from dutch caribbean islands like curacao where baseball is in the blood we represent the medals but also we represent curacao i think. i have it as a mixed feelings because my dream was always to move to the major leagues since i'
Bloomberg
Oct 24, 2017 5:00pm EDT
travel. we have a big campaign there now. growth in singapore and elsewhere is a result of chinese travelers using airbnb to explore the world. emily: you wonder if they are running into the same challenges of opening a business in china every other u.s. technology company has faced come out like google and twitter, who were blocked in china. have those challenges been, as yet, insurmountable. olivia: they are astronomical challenges. you are dealing with government regulations that often feel extreme to u.s. company. all sorts of competitive moves from these copycat companies that really have a strong ground game in china. also, hiring is very, very difficult. challenges airbnb faces is hiring someone with that entrepreneurial, scrappy sense, who is also comfortable playing by the rules and following government regulation. any idea who have might replace them or if they intended to replace him? olivia: i think they intended to replace them, but it could be another two years at the rate they are going. nate is a great option for now. it is a situation we have to watch closely. emil
Bloomberg
Oct 24, 2017 3:30pm EDT
, there is market value relative to gdp. my colleague in singapore was trying to do the same sort of analysis based on global stocks. the problem is, we do not have a reliable historical estimate on the total market value of global stocks. was simply that if you are going to compare the price -- compare stocks with the level of gdp. you have to account for dividends. indexes withe two the same valuation, but if one pays dividends and the other does not, the price of the first one is going to be lower. using the price index kind of mrs. some of the picture. -- kind of misses some of the picture. joe: if you have a bloomberg, check it out. good stuff. julia: i want to recap some of the earnings we had just passed the bill. chipotle earnings crossing. disappointing. "indigestion" to use cameron's concerns. a miss on the third quarter estimate. $.69. range ofl you that the estimates that were out there -- $.97 to 2.23. who knows where consensus estimates were? we saw revenue a touch weaker. 130, 150, as late as july -- they were saying 105 to 210 new store openings. a real calibration of
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 8:00pm BST
williams has recorded her first win at the end—of—season wta tour finals in singapore. after defeat in her opener, the seven—time grand slam winner beat french open champion jelena 0strapenko in a hard fought three sets, 7—5, 6—7, 7—5. karolina pliskova secured her place in the semi—finals with a straight—sets win over wimbledon champion garbine muguruza. the world number three had already beaten williams in her opening match and saw off muguruza 6—2, 6—2. that's all the sport for now. norwich, one goal had against arsenal in the league cup. a quarter of a million people are to get compensation from the retailer brighthouse, after financial regulators found the company wasn't acting as a "responsible lender." the firm sells household goods like washing machines and televisions, on hire purchase agreements, paid for in weekly instalments. but some of those deals were given to people who couldn't afford them, and now the firm must pay out nearly £15 million. the financial conduct authority says its ruling is a warning to other firms in the market. emma simpson has more. sash
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 6:50pm BST
her first win at the end of season wta tour finals in singapore. after defeat in her opener, the seven—time grand slam winner beat french open champion jelena ostrapenko in a hard fought three sets, 7—5, 6—7, 7—5. karolina pliskova secured her place in the semifinals with a straight sets win over wimbledon champion muguruza. she had already beaten williams in her opening match and sort of muguruza 6—3, 6—2. —— saw off. kyle edmund is through to the second round of the erste bank open in vienna after a straight sets win over david ferrer. the british number two beat the spaniard 6—2 7—6 a woman from essex who finished second in the ironman world championships last week is already thinking about next year's race. lucy charles was making her professional debut in the discipline that is considered to be the toughest one—day sports event in the world. sara orchard explains. iron man could be described as an extreme triathlon, with the emphasis on extreme. competitors start the race with a 2.4 mile swim and move on to race with a 2.4 mile swim and move ontoa race
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 5:00pm BST
at the end of season wta tour finals in singapore. after defeat in her opener, the seven—time grand slam winner beat french open champion jelena ostrapenko in a hard fought three sets, 7—5, 6—7, 7—5. sprinter dina asher smith has been included in the england athletics team for next year's commonwealth games in australia. 75 athetes will be on the plane to the gold coast, which is the largest team england have ever sent to an overseas event. heptathlete katerina johnson thompson is also included after missing the last games in glasgow due to injury. long—jumper greg rutherford is also in, but britain's fastest man this year, cj ujah, will not travel — he's chosen you can find more an all magistrates! a. 3... x; a:; ;;..é§ let's talk about one of our main stories, the news that emerged in the last half an hour or so that the labour party has launched an investigation into the behaviour of its mp for sheffield hallam jared 0'mara. its mp for sheffield hallam jared o'mara. he is accused of verbally abusing a woman in a nightclub. he denies that new allegation. earlier, he ha
DW
Oct 24, 2017 5:45pm CEST
top spot singapore the asian metropolis the start ups are rising like skyscrapers and there must be no lack of staff if they stop the training this young. guy was the ranking are now. telling shopping for smartphones online shoppers can choose from a wide array of platforms but a business woman in berlin is trying to jazz things up with a new app work has been praised as colorful loud and outrageous. no this is not a music video that you're dancing guys are trying to sell something and this time it's that stylish pink t. shirt. they will believe. you. it's amazing. to me this video is really funny. the press has. fortunately it sold out so it's a very funny video to sell a t. shirt. from berlin offers second hand clothes and original creations plus it tells a story in the process mellie created the app in twenty sixteen as a mix of e-bay snap chat and you tube. now to see. how children and teenagers in particular use their mobile phone use how they create videos on snap chat instagram and so on and then i thought this is how telling shopping should look before shopping all seem. like t
ABC
Oct 24, 2017 7:00am PDT
birds hit this jetblue plane and two hours later, birds ran smack into a singapore a-380, one of the biggest jets flying. >> there's a big flock of birds. >> reporter: of course, the most famous bird strike of all, resulted in what is called a miracle. >> hit birds. we've lost thrust on both engines. we're turning back towards laguardia. >> reporter: when sully sullenberger jet took off he lost both engines to bird strikes landing in the hudson river. now this incident yesterday, the reason they circled jfk was to burn off fuel before they landed. jetblue says it was out of an abundance of caution and all the passengers were re-accommodated, robin. >> glad everything worked out. all right there, david, thank you. >>> now to los angeles where the heat is on, my friends. literally and figuratively. game one of 9 world series tonight. temperatures are soaring and as we mentioned, it's going to be the hottest series ever and our senior national correspondent lucky duck matt gutman is there at dodger stadium for game one. good morning, matt. >> reporter: i don't know how lucky, robin. it'
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 2:00pm BST
tourfinals in first win at the end of season wta tour finals in singapore after her defeat in the opening game. the seven time grand slam winner beat the french open champion 7—5, six seven, 7—5. asher—smith has been included in the athletics team for the commonwealth games in australia next year. 75 athletes will be on the plane to the gold coast, the largest tea m the plane to the gold coast, the largest team england have ever sent. johnson—thompson is also included after missing the last games in glass due to injury. long jumper greg rutherford is also included. britain's fastest man however will not travel, he's chose tonne focus on other competitions. that is all the sport for now, more in the next hour. now on afternoon live, let's go nationwide and see what's happening around the country in our daily visit to the bbc newsrooms around the uk. let's go to rogerjohnson in salford with news of an art gallery with a difference. and in a moment we'll talk to harry gration in leeds about a special day for the world's 0ldest football club. first to rogerjohnson, tell us about this
FOX News
Oct 24, 2017 6:00am PDT
. >> sandra: to be a fly on the wall. >> bill: indeed. boeing announced a major deal with singapore airlines helping to move the markets today. check it out. dow 24,000? >> sandra: all right almost halfway there. don't rule it out. democrats about to get a rude awaken when it comes to russia. clinton and her inner circle under investigation for a uranium deal. >> every other presidential scandal in american history will look trivial. this is the most corrupt and unlawful administration in american history. >> sandra: there are two big stories concerning russia this morning. and both may be troubling for democrats. the first concerns hillary clinton. she is pushing back against accusations of pay to play surrounding uranium one, the deal approved during her tenure as secretary of state. clinton saying it's a bunch of baloney. >> it's the same baloney they've been pedaling for years. there has been no credible evidence by anyone. in fact, it's been debunked repeatedly and will continue to be debunked. >> sandra: rich lowry is editor of national review. adrienne elrod is director of co
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 1:30pm BST
. singapore airlines has finalised a deal worth around ten and a half billion pounds to buy boeing aircraft to modernise its fleet over the next decade. it'll will purchase 39 aircraft. the ftse has come off the boil, the share price of whitbread has seen its prices fall after a decreasing profits at costa. rsi has seen a rise, though after its shareholders said it had been undervalued for quite a while. the upcoming film breathe portrays the life of robin cavendish, a man who was paralysed from the neck down after contracting polio in 1958. played by andrew garfield the film follows robin's refusal to live out his days trapped in an iron lung in hospital. with the support of his wife diana, played by claire foy, robin broke free and changed not only his life, but those of disabled people around the world forever. earlier, my colleague tina daheley spoke to jonathan, robin's son who made the film, and diana. when he was in hospital for the first year or so after he got polio, he was severeley depressed, and my mother had to talk him round. and he didn't really want to see me as a baby. that wa
ALJAZ
Oct 24, 2017 2:32pm +03
of our guests now joining us in singapore qatar tamora he is an asia fellow for the motion it's a church and former japanese senator in washington d.c. richard vice director of the center for political military analysis at the hudson institute and a nice alessio but the llano he's a senior lecturer in department of war studies a king's college london he is also the author of post-war japan as a sea power very warm welcome to all of you could turn to tomorrow why do you think of a one so are moments. like the change of course to japan so he would like to play a big a lot of our it was what is visionary in asia you know to do that again and stability which. in a sense contrary. last because of the korean peninsula and the lies of china and productivity happening in the u.s. politics. alysia the law no worries you your view of about what happened did typhoon land people people away or did north korea drive them to the polls. well these early delights. charlotte she presented itself is an ideal call for drug use robin long to call the snap election but also to provide a platform so ea
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 11:00am BST
—linked facebook accounts around last year‘s eu referendum and the 2017 general election. singapore airlines has finalised a deal worth £10.4 billion to buy new boeing aircraft to modernise its fleet over the next decade. the carrier will purchase 39 aircraft. a look at the markets. some good progress on the footsie. whitbread‘s share price tumbled about that news about costa. rsa insurance up by 4%. back to you. what should you do when you feel a bit nervous about doing something a bit dangerous, then answer? get someone to do it with you. this is the moment 245 people simultaneously bungee jumped off a 30 foot high bridge in brazil. guinness world records have not yet officially confirmed the daring group feat as a record, the previous highest number of group bungee jumpers was 149, which took place last year. the headlines are coming up on the bbc news channel. in a moment we say goodbye to viewers on bbc 2 — first we leave you with for a look at the weather. that does not look fun to me at all, jumping off that bridge! a lot of cloud at the moment across the united kingdom.
ABC
Oct 24, 2017 2:07am PDT
up for a 12-day trip to asia next month. and ahead of that trip, mr. trump met with singapore's prime minister who urged a diplomatic solution to the crisis with north korea. now during the president's trip, he will visit the korean peninsula, but he's unlikely to visit the demilitarized zone as other past presidents have done. a white house official says that's because of time constraints. in the meantime, the president's own personal lawyer will meet today with house investigators looking into russia's involvement in last year's election. michael collins was involved in negotiations for the trump tower. those talks ended when trump's campaign started gaining steam. in a statement last month, cohen said he had nothing to do with russia's meddling in elections. >>> police in tampa are baffled. the city has add 1,000 streetlights to the area, and cops are advised to be extra vigilant. so far, the only connection appears to be all three victims were bus riders. abc's chuck seibertson has more. >> reporter: a packed room of worried and concerned neighbors. >> isn't this kind of wha
MSNBC
Oct 24, 2017 2:00am PDT
billion deal with boeing and singapore. he wet with that country's prime minister. he threatened boeing ceo to cancel the deal if the 70,000 jobs tied to it did not go to u.s. workers. >> we will follow that story and update you on it. >>> yesterday, all three major indexes posted inter-day records before falling to a drop in ge shares, who saw their biggest drop in six years. how are the global markets reacting to this slight dip on wall street? >> yes, indeed so this is the first time in six days that you mentioned that stocks have had a down day. the positive factor was the utility sector you mentioned pulled down with earnings. general electric and that definitely wade on the overall index. at this point european indices are trying a little bit better. elsewhere, let me tell you about amazon. they have received their bids for head contractors. 238 cities and regions have applied to take over or be at the next head quarter there and some of the cities include boston, new york, austin, amongst others that have applied. amazon has not revealed the namess themselves, those cities said t
FOX News
Oct 24, 2017 2:00am PDT
. >> reporter: singapore airlines side of $13.8 billion deal with boeing. yesterday at the white house the president was there, the ceo of singapore airlines and president and ceo of boeing, this is for 39 airplanes and will also bring 70,000 jobs to the united states keeping the president's promise to bring jobs, get people working. rob: facebook trying something new. >> another way to make money. they are testing this out, going to divide your newsfeed into two categories. you will have one for your friends and family and another for the pages you like, news outlets, musicians, athletes, those people, commercial posts, have to pay if they want to be in your friends and family feed. they are keeping things separate to declare your newsfeed, those to pay it have to be seen essentially trying this out in six smaller marketplaces like sri lanka, bolivia, guatemala, no word if they are trying it in the united states or when they could. they have been under fire, we will see how this works. rob: used to be a cool thing, now it is obnoxious. starbucks, more drinks in the grocery store. >> alway
FOX Business
Oct 24, 2017 5:00am EDT
singapore's prime minister is going to send the $1,320,000,000,000 contract from singapore airlines for 39 jet. >> most importantly it's about 70,000 jobs. these are all jobs in this country. train to no pressure there. the deal is free 20 boeing seven triple sevens. lauren: the managing director for delivering the news that a major investment conference there. concerns that the api would be delayed. the world's largest oil company in the public investment fund's managing director sits on their board. maria bartiromo reporting from the investment conference. she will have more news coming up today on morning sickness react. train to welcome a to welcome you to ever wish your facebook newsfeed wasn't so cluttered? the company testing a new feature that could actually solve the problem. lauren: tracee carrasco joins us with that and more headlines. lauren: facebook testing the idea of dividing its newsfeed into two separating commercial posts for personal post so users will have one feed focused on friends and family and a second dedicated to the pages the user has liked. the change could fo
ABC
Oct 24, 2017 1:37am PDT
thing shot from a microlight. now, shot by singapore photographer aaron pan, up over the sigkies of asia. i've done a lot of traveling, but i did not recognize this. see if you can figure it out. especially this. one area i want you to see. that one. right there. anybody recognize it. >> no. >> that's the hotel, otherwise known as the hotel of doom. in pyongyang, north korea. >> that one? >> started back in 87. they abandon it. it's still not finished. >> the north korean authorities let him do this? >> yes. >> that's why this video is so special. the world's first 360 degree video over pyongyang. >> so in this case, we've never seen anything like it. >> this is a capital city, there's no traffic. >> i thought something was off about this. >> he's. going for two years, 2013, and he's seen consumerism. there is slow incremental change coming, at least to pyongyang. one of the most interesting buildings, this here, this is significantly worrying, be honest, when you think about today's climate. >> yeah. >> all the footage captured, then reviewed by north korean authorities. you are ab
ABC
Oct 24, 2017 4:30am EDT
trump says a new $14 billion deal between singapore international airlines and boeing will create 70,000 jobs here in the u.s. company executives made this official at the white house yesterday. the asian carrier agreed to buy 39 boeing jets with the option to buy a dozen more. it will be next year before we know where amazon is going to open up its hq2 as they call it, their second headquarters but we do know that 238 cities and towns that applied to be the new home that includes philadelphia, delaware county, new castle county and newark, new jersey. they're all among them. amazon says the bids came from 43 states, d.c., puerto rico, six provinces in canada and three states in mexico. they had a lot of deciding to do. >>> a seven day winning streak for stocks ended. technology stocks suffered. general electric suffered its worst one day loss in 10 years after down grades from analysts but futures are looking up. >> pennsylvania's old registration stickers are causing some confusion in other states. penndot stopped issuing the stickers last year as a cost saving measure but many
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 8:30am BST
violence. first, karishma vaswani is in singapore. what kind of sanctions are these they are thinking of bringing in? jamie, the sort of first indications we are seeing or early indications of how seriously the us state department is taking this issue, it says it is gravely concerned with it and added in the statement from the state department its imperative that individuals or any entities responsible for the atrocities in the state should be held accountable. the us decided won't allow a ny accountable. the us decided won't allow any burmese officers is to participate in us assistance programmes, that means it is cutting off military assistance to them, but with regards to economic sanctions, the things they are considering against targeted individuals associated with the violence would allow for visa bans and asset freezes of this individuals, so serious considerations with regards to sanctions in myanmar. 0k. many thanks indeed. and the markets. we don't talk about the new zealand dollar very much, with the incoming labour government coming in it could prove negative for the new z
ABC
Oct 24, 2017 2:40am EDT
that trip, mr. trump met with singapore's prime minister who urged a diplomatic solution to the crisis with north korea. now during the president's trip, he will visit the korean peninsula, but he's unlikely to visit the demilitarized zone as other presidents have done. a white house official says that's because of time constraints. in the meantime, the president's own personal lawyer will meet with investigators looking into the election. talks ended when trump's campaign started gaining steam. in a statement last month, cohen said he had nothing to do with russia's meddling in elections. >>> police in tampa are baffled. the city has add 1,000 streetlights to the area, and cops are advised to be extra vigilant. all three victims were bus riders. abc's chuck receiverson has more. >> isn't this kind of what we would see with a gang? >> reporter: tampa police sharing what they can about the investigation. >> we don't know who this person is. everybody at this point is a suspect. >> reporter: as the manhunt for a possible serial killer intensifies, law enforcement has been blanketi
Bloomberg
Oct 24, 2017 2:30am EDT
see wider bands on the u.n.. -- on the yuan. we had a conference here in singapore and it is interesting, a lot of the narrative. it was very much, in terms of deskuan that will accept the yuan will accelerate next year -- the yuan will accelerate next year. in the same way that hundred dollars profits the dollar -- this is all a part of the liberalization of the yuan bond market still happen much quicker than he equity market. -- then the equity market. a seriousght be reserve currency -- the yuan might be a serious reserve currency. [no audio] they said that overall from the congress, they are not worried are trading on the band. we appreciate you without it. guy: james athey, let's bring you in. investors underway china? james: i think there is good reason. i am not quite as hopeful on this whole liberalization and the stakes of the yuan is mark sounded like he was. ofh interests,, there's talk the nominating yuan. until countries have a natural lead for the want -- for the yuan, that becomes is zero-sum game. it received yuan in exchange for oil. it has no need for yuan.
DW
Oct 24, 2017 8:00am CEST
number of cars on the road that's what singapore is doing starting next february bringing in a growth cap another step is the creation of new technologies and our next report takes a look at synthetic fuels being developed by a company interest in all they need is carbon dioxide water and electricity to create a liquid energy carrier called blue crude. steel plants emit here huge quantities of carbon monoxide but a new technique promises to turn the potential pollutant into a source of clean fuel. sunfire a company in dresden has developed a way of using that otherwise harmful gas to produce an eco friendly fluid called blue crude. on its own it's already an alternative to fossil fuel but further steps can produce other products like in . diesel aviation fuel. a diesel is a synthetic fuel which hardly has any emissions it's groundbreaking but there are concerns. as keep craft. and there are concerns from some quarters that approving our kind of fuel would hamper the development of immobility. we don't believe that we believe both can be used alongside each other. but as long as someth
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 6:00am BST
under way in singapore. johanna konta missed out on a place, but world number one simona halep and caroline wozniaki win their opening matches. it feels like the end of year rolling round when the starts. it feels like the end of year rolling round when the startslj a lwa ys rolling round when the startslj alwaysjudge where you rolling round when the startslj always judge where you are when sporting events. six nations in spring time. i can tell my life by what is happening in the olympics. 0nce what is happening in the olympics. once every four years! oh, that's when my daughter was born or whatever it happens to be. you judge, it, but you can remember what happened in those years. here's carol with a look at this morning's weather. the weather is mixed. it is a mild start to the day. temperatures in the low teens. some of us seeing 16 celsius. higher. we have got a lot of cloud coming in from the atlantic. it has been producing rain through the night and some of us will continue with rain through the course of this morning. cloudy and murky, low cloud and hill fog around as well
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 5:30am BST
not alone, and singapore has even gone a step further. rico hizon is is there of course, so rico, what are they up to? are you going to be able to drive into town tomorrow? i don't think so! from february, iwill not into town tomorrow? i don't think so! from february, i will not be able to, because singapore will soon freeze the number of cars on the road. this will prevent citizens from eyeing new vehicles until the policy is reviewed in about three yea rs. policy is reviewed in about three years. this frees begins in february and the citystate's land transport authority said the lack of available land planned investments in public transport justified land planned investments in public transportjustified this land planned investments in public transport justified this new land planned investments in public transportjustified this new policy. singapore is smaller than new york city and land is a precious commodity. officials want to ensure the most productive use of the remaining space. authorities here have been controlling the remaining traffic by auctioning off the right to own a ve
Bloomberg
Oct 23, 2017 11:00pm EDT
singapore's prime minister for a contract with boeing was signed. the prime minister said that the relations between the countries are prospering. trump meets with the philippines president next month. duterte has been criticized for a crackdown on drug dealers and he also threatened to cut ties with the u.s. and eu. secretary of state rex tillerson made a surprise visit to afghanistan and iraq today, meeting with the leaders as he seeks to establish an alliance against iran and pursue the strategy to fight the taliban. the stops for the first as for tillerson has secretary of state. i am alisa parenti. this is bloomberg. bloomberg technology is next. ♪ emily: i am emily chang and this is bloomberg technology. cisco increasing its footprint in the cloud and a deal to buy broadsoft. 10 days before the election testimony. a california house representative put silicon valley on notice. the congressman joins us this hour. the tech earnings story continues this week in full. we preview what to expect from amazon, alphabet, and twitter. m&a spree cisco's continues, snapping up broadsoft in a dea
Bloomberg
Oct 23, 2017 10:00pm EDT
, the founder of singapore, li chuan, i asked him, are people like xi and his buddies serious about replacing -- displacing the u.s. in the near future as the dominant power in asia? and he said, "of course. why not? who could imagine otherwise? how could they not aspire to do that?" charlie: there's also the question of where china is with the united states. how do they define the relationship today? mr. allison: they would say seriously competitive. they try to dress it up a little bit, but when they wake up in the morning, and i describe this in my book, because i got from two extremely good sources, very close to the horse's mouth, of people that want china carefully. what they think the u.s. is doing to them, they think the u.s. is trying to contain them and restrain their growth and their resumption of the great rejuvenation of the natural, strong, predominate china in the region. charlie: are we trying to do that? mr. allison: i would say maybe in a halfhearted way. i say to my chinese friends, if we were seriously trying to do that, let me tell you the dozens of things we wo
Bloomberg
Oct 23, 2017 9:00pm EDT
>> in hong kong and over in singapore, it's 9:00 monday evening in new york eddie. i'm rishaad. >> this is bloomberg markets asia. ♪ >> investors awaited wave of earnings, the dollar steady in the yen near a three-month loan. >> struggling to maintain its record rally, he says the markets do support abenomics. >> china wrapping up congress today, observers want to know if they will indicate a likely successor. >> president trump says he is very close to naming a dark horse candidate back in the race. season, in the earnings we have lots of banks coming in this part of the world. 1844. we've seen this rally take place. there has been, has it been justified. the reports from these earners should allow investors to evaluate the very question there. the commercial bank of china looking at the rights of china instruction banks. as we get to that one person perhaps think we can look at what is going on in the bank of china. it is are a healthy and out-of-favor. >> and foreign interest is well. from the banking securities chairman just a few days ago saying that they really need mor
FOX
Oct 23, 2017 6:00pm PDT
the president shifted his attention to other matters. including acknowledging singapore's help during hurricane harvey in sending helicopters. >> on behalf of all americans want to think the prime minister and people of singapore for their support which has been tremendous. >> reporter: tomorrow president trump is expected to head to capitol hill where he will be meeting with senate republicans as they were to hash out the fall agenda. >> what else do we know about that meeting and efforts to get the tax reform pan -- plan past? >> last week when the senate approved the budget, now we know that is going to head to the house inside. they have to prep the bill, vote on it in the house, house speaker paul ryan is saying he wants to move this and get it approved by christmas. tax reforms in place by christmas. some of the more conservative actions -- factions saying they wanted by thanksgiving. a lot going on at the capital. you can expect the president to be pushing very hard to get his tax reform in place sooner than later. >>> a lawsuit filed by 19 states to force president trum
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Oct 24, 2017 1:45am BST
finals in singapore. new world number one simona halep was on court as the top eight ranked women's players aim to finish the season with the sports biggest prize outside of the four grand slam events and austin halewood was watching. for the first time in her career, simona halep stepped onto court as the world number one. she played like it against caroline garcia of france. known for her defence, the romanian was much for everything garcia threw at her more. halep dominated from the baseline, powering her way to the first set. garcia beat halep to win the china open title this month, but she was no match in singapore. halep winning for the first time as the world number one as garcia's ii for the first time as the world number one as garcia's 11 match winning streak came to an end. also in the red group, the former world number one, caroline wozniacki was looking for a first career win over elina svitolina of ukraine. she got off to the ideal start. elina svitolina broken in her third service game. caroline wozniacki was beaten twice by the ukrainian this year, but she wasn't goi
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 1:30am BST
. now on bbc news all the latest business news live from singapore. a former hatejust a former hate just be trader is found guilty of fraud in $3.5 billion currency deal. we check out how the shopping with science and the customers the guinea pigs. good morning asia, hello word. it is tuesday and glad you could join us. we start off in the us and according to new york, they have found a former hsbc traded guilty in defrauding a $3.5 billion currency deal in 2011. markjohnson has been accused of exploiting confidential information. joining us is our business reporter, monica miller. this court case is being closely watched in the financial community? absolutely, it took the jury in brooklyn two and a half days to find him guilty of defrauding his clients in 2011. what prosecutors argued is johnson, with his colleagues at hsbc, inflated sterling right before they converted three and a half billion dollars into sterling and what he got in return was $7 million in profit for the bank. prosecutors used audio recordings and probably the most incriminating one they had was one of him sayin
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Oct 24, 2017 1:00am BST
i'm rico hizon in singapore. the headlines: xijinping is confirmed as china's most powerful leader in decades, as delegates sit in on the final day of congress. rebuilding marawi — the philippines government say the the battle with rebels from the so—called islamic state group is over. i'm babita sharma in london. also in the programme: a un appeal to help rohingya children raises over $300 million, but aid workers say they need more. drivers of older, dirtier cars in london face increase travel costs, and singapore plans to ban the sale of new cars. we investigate if we're stepping into a world without cars. life from our studios in singapore and london. this is bbc world news. it's 8.00am in singapore and 9.00am in beijing, where the final day of the 19th party congress is just about to get underway. president xi jinping looks set to be confirmed as the most powerful man of his generation and elevated to a similar status as mao zedong and deng xiaoping. his personal political ideology, ‘xijinping thought‘, is to be written into the party's constitution and will be taught
FOX
Oct 23, 2017 5:00pm PDT
shifted his attention to other matters. putting in knowledge and singapore's help during hurricane harvey in sending helicopters. >> on behalf of all americans i want to thank the prime minister and people of singapore for their support which has been tremendous. >> tomorrow president trump will be on capitol hill to meet with senate republicans as they try to hash out the fall agenda. >>> the american red cross opened a client service center at a santa rosa office to assist residents impacted by the pocket fire, tubbs fire, and nuns fire's. it will run through this sunday. we spoke with officials and victims. >> reporter: this is the red cross moving out from the food and immediate shelter and water kind of phase into a more permanent phase with the help set up rooms and things like that. but the reality of the situation is, the tragedies are almost uncountable. in one of those tragedies we actually found friendship. >> i could use that for a possible emergency. >> you can use it for anything you want. >> reporter: two weeks ago gail from coffee park and lucy from kentucky didn't even th
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Oct 23, 2017 4:30pm PDT
inindonesians,se have singapore people, we have europeans, we have americans, plus all the local people from bali we work with. van thillo: we have whale recording system, all our dive setups to dive on coral reefs. studio of the sea is on mir, which is a traveling video studioio that makes educational film. and we can sail everywhere, so it's a perfect platform to study the ocean. dustan: corals, what we think of as stony corals that build reefs, are actually a symbiosis of the animal and a microalgae that lives in its tissues. the animal captures food from the ocean, like plankton, and that supplies nitrogen and phosphorous nutrients. the algae, like a plant, carries out photosynthesis and utilizes those nutrients. when the water gets too hot, the algae are producing so much oxygen because their rate of photosynthesis increases with temperature, that the oxygen they produce is sort of toxic, there's too much, so they become expelled. if the w water gets hotter still, the coral turns white. it's bleached, lost its algae, and the coral may die. so the plants see it as a place to
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Oct 24, 2017 12:30am BST
in singapore. the headlines: xijinping is confirmed as china's most powerful leader in decades, as delegates sit in on the final day of congress. rebuilding marawi — the philippines government say the the battle with rebels from the so—called islamic state group is over. i'm babita sharma in london. also in the programme: a un appeal to help rohingya children raises over $300 million, but aid workers say they need more. drivers of older, dirtier cars in london face increase travel costs, and singapore plans to ban the sale of new cars. we investigate if we're stepping into a world without cars.
Bloomberg
Oct 23, 2017 7:00pm EDT
-share system. singapore is putting the brakes on vehicle ownership. carsnnual growth rate for will be cut from a quarter of 1% to zero. ensure itsant to most productive use. officials view a $20 billion increase in public transport over the next five years. i am jessica summers. this is bloomberg. we are counting down to the opening of markets in tokyo and seoul. we have a bit of the fatigue in the wall street session. we have seen the longest rally since 1988. >> there may be a place for a hangover. these markets are looking tired. they need new information to feel that. -- to fuel that. -- looking to open lower. take a look at what is driving the japanese stock market. corporate earnings have been really good as well. can't that continue? sophie: goldman sachs are anticipating second-quarter earnings to be better than projected. its etf,ave held back which could be seen as a vote of confidence. viewerst here shows what we are talking about. octobers a blip in compared to over the course of 2017. investors better be prepared for things to get stronger. ramy: when it comes to the winn
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Oct 23, 2017 4:00pm PDT
afternoon he shifted his attention to other matters including acknowledging singapore's help during hurricane harvey. >> on behalf of all americans i would like to thank the prime minister and people of singapore for their support which is been tremendous. >> tomorrow president trump will be on capitol hill. senate republicans are hashing out the fall agenda. >>> a lawsuit filed by 19 states to force president trump to pay insurance subsidies under obamacare went before a federal judge in san francisco today. the states led by california argued that cutting off subsidy units is against the law. the subsidies help low income americans pay for health insurance. the states want the judge to order the administration to make the payments while the case is heard. >> we went in asking for the court to give us an emergency ruling to stop the trump administration did last week or a little more than a week ago, because it was supposed to go under the trump administration, take effect immediately. we can't afford to have that kind of uncertainty. >> the president argues the payments should be
ALJAZ
Oct 24, 2017 2:00am +03
match of the w.t. finals in singapore she beat number eight seed caroline garcia in the first group match for the pair at this season ending a vent garcia had beaten her up to win the china open cycle earlier on this year but this time out of the top seed coming through in straight sets. caroline wozniak also won her opening match which she dropped just two games in beating the number four seed and lena spittle you know. you can't sing. the bron james is expecting better from his cleveland cavaliers team following a shock to fate in the third game of the season against the orlando magic he admits it's taking time for a number of new players such as his old friend from the miami heat one way to adjust. the hold with all of the you know big name. of a god. may as well you know the. guy. while trying to figure out how. to go. to the mirror you know report over. the last. week to. the program we. were going to finish with a couple of tales of how things can quickly go wrong in sports this is the venice marathon at little over halfway into the forty two kilometer writes the group of lead
PBS
Oct 23, 2017 4:00pm PDT
singapore. so i asked him, are china's leaders like xi and his buddies series about displacing the u.s. in the foreseeable future as the predominant power in asia. that seemed like a fair question. and he said of course. why not. who could imagine otherwise. how could they not aspire to be number one in asia and in time the world. >> rose: there's also the question where china is with the united states. how do they define the relationship today with the united states. >> they would say seriously competitive. they try to dress it up a little bit. but when they wake up in the morning and i described this in my book actually because i got from two extremely good sources very close to the horse's mouth of people that watch china carefully. when they da scribe to themselves what they think the u.s. is doing to them. they think the u.s. is trying to contain them, try to restrain their growth and their natural resumption of the great rejuvenation of the natural strong predominant china in the region. >> rose: are we trying to do that? >> well, i would say maybe in half hearted way. i say
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