Singapore shares open 0.1% higher on Friday

THE local market opened 0.1 per cent higher on Friday, with the Straits Times Index up 3.86 points to 2,932.44 at 9.03am - ahead of the US non-farm payrolls data due to come out later on Friday. This is the last jobs report before the Federal Reserve meets this month.
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You say tomato, I say . . . potato?

FOR years now, an epic battle has been waged in the state of New Jersey over what to call a particular smoked pork product that is very popular over there.