Bjorn hails Hansen after fellow Dane bows out

- Players' Committee chairman Thomas Bjorn has saluted fellow Dane Anders Hansen after the twice winner of the European Tour's flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, quit top-flight golf. [Read entire story]

Cricket: ICC sticks to Duckworth/Lewis rule

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Friday it was sticking with the Duckworth/Lewis rule for deciding rain-affected matches after an Indian engineer put forward a replacement method. [Read entire story]

Dilemma of foreign firms with TDRs on Taiwan Stock Exchange

TAIPEI: Taiwan has 33 foreign firms listed on its stock exchange through the issue of Taiwan Depository Receipts (TDRs). And more than a dozen of these firms are from Singapore. [Read entire story]

US consumer spending rises 0.3% in April

WASHINGTON: US consumers continued to cautiously eat into their savings in April as household spending grew faster than incomes, newly released data showed on Friday. [Read entire story]

US manufacturing growth slows in May

WASHINGTON: Growth in the US manufacturing sector slowed in May as the pace of production dropped on falling prices and slower orders, the ISM monthly purchasing manager survey showed on Friday. [Read entire story]

Harry Potter: The Exhibition makes Asian debut in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Something magical has reached Singapore shores - enter the wizarding world of the boy who lived at the ArtScience Museum in the Asian premier of Harry Potter: The Exhibition. [Read entire story]

Badminton: China’s top players give Li-Ning Singapore Open a miss

SINGAPORE: Several of China's top singles players have said they will not be taking part in this year's Li-Ning Singapore Open. [Read entire story]

Bicycle thief arrested

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 33-year-old man believed to be responsible for a series of bicycle thefts committed in Bukit Batok and Jurong East. [Read entire story]

PM of Tonga calls on Singapore’s PM Lee

SINGAPORE: The Prime Minister of Tonga, Lord Tu'ivakano, is in Singapore for the Shangri-La Dialogue. [Read entire story]