Martin Abbugao
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/ 22 May 2008

Oil smashes $135 in Asian trade

Oil smashed past $135 a barrel for the first time on Thursday, continuing its astonishing rise following unexpected drops in United States crude and petrol stocks in a tight market, dealers said. Large institutional investors continued to pile money into oil, which is giving better returns than investments in stocks and bonds, further heating up prices, they said.

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/ 25 October 2007

Singapore to make F1 history with night race

Singapore will make history when it stages the first Formula One night race next year after the sport’s governing body gave the go-ahead, the race promoter said on Thursday. Singapore GP Ltd said the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA) gave its approval for the night race through the Singapore Motor Sports Council.

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/ 16 November 2005

Bush arrives for Apec meeting

United States President George Bush arrived on Wednesday in South Korea ahead of a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders as a joint statement from the 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum sought to pressure the European Union into making more concessions on agricultural subsidies.