singapore

  • 300 Army, Air Force officer cadets commissioned as SAF officers300 Army, Air Force officer cadets commissioned as SAF officers
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 1:54 PM

    SINGAPORE: 258 Army and 42 Air Force officer cadets were commissioned as officers of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) on Saturday evening.The parade marked their completion of 38 weeks of training at the Officer Cadet School.The newly-commissioned of...

  • Charity car drive takes children, youth from low-income families out for a spinCharity car drive takes children, youth from low-income families out for a spin
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 1:31 PM

    SINGAPORE: Some 200 children and youth aged between six and 16 from low-income families went for a spin on Saturday morning.It was part of a charity car drive called "Love on Wheels", organised by the People's Association (PA) and several car groups ...

  • Fishing offences on the riseFishing offences on the rise
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 12:40 PM

    SINGAPORE: Fishing enthusiasts said more people are hooked on the sport and many are heading overseas to reel in a good catch.In Singapore, anglers are also heading to its reservoirs.But here, the Public Utilities Board (PUB) said that on average, so...

  • World record broken for the environmentWorld record broken for the environment
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 11:39 AM

    SINGAPORE: More than 2,000 young people gathered in the heart of Orchard Road on Saturday to commemorate Youth for the Environment Day.At the same time, they also celebrated breaking the Guinness World Record for building a castle with beverage carto...

  • Authorities searching waters for missing S'porean ferry passengerAuthorities searching waters for missing S'porean ferry passenger
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 11:03 AM

    SINGAPORE: A female Singaporean passenger travelling on a ferry from Malaysia to Singapore was on Saturday reported missing.The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Malaysia Marine Enforcement Agency are currently conducting a searc...

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world

  • Borussia Dortmund coach Klopp dismisses Barcelona rumoursBorussia Dortmund coach Klopp dismisses Barcelona rumours
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 2:33 PM

    Borussia Dortmund's charismatic coach Jurgen Klopp has poured cold water on rumours linking him to Spanish giants Barcelona with the 46-year-old insisting he is happy where he is.

  • Spurs halt Fulham charge, Chelsea eye summitSpurs halt Fulham charge, Chelsea eye summit
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 2:09 PM

    Fulham squandered an opportunity to escape the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday after going down 3-1 to London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

  • VW aims for double-digit growth in ChinaVW aims for double-digit growth in China
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 1:25 PM

    German carmaker Volkswagen is targeting double digit sales growth in China this year and will launch two new hybrid cars in the world's leading auto market, the group's chief said on Saturday.

  • Iran says Arak heavy water reactor dispute virtually solvedIran says Arak heavy water reactor dispute virtually solved
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 1:21 PM

    Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Saturday that a dispute with world powers over the Arak heavy water reactor has been "virtually resolved", the Al-Alam Arabic-language television reported.

  • Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for IndiaEx-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 1:01 PM

    Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.

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sci-tech

  • Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for IndiaEx-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 1:01 PM

    Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.

  • Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinctAndroid gains in US, basic phones almost extinct
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 8:07 PM

    The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.

  • LinkedIn membership hits 300 millionLinkedIn membership hits 300 million
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 6:02 PM

    The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced Friday it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States.

  • Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackersSatellite telecom vulnerable to hackers
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 8:13 PM

    Security flaws in many satellite telecommunications systems leave them open to hackers, raising potential risks for aviation, shipping, military and other sectors, security researchers said Thursday.

  • Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' featureFacebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 6:39 PM

    Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them.

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weird

  • US Capitol superheroes fail to break world recordUS Capitol superheroes fail to break world record
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:52 PM

    They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen and a number of Captain Americas failed to break a world record Friday outside the US Capitol.

  • Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-cityGoing nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:06 PM

    Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" -- by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

  • Polish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayakPolish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayak
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 6:34 PM

    A 67-year-old Polish retiree has claimed he kayaked solo across the Atlantic, taking six months to make the ocean crossing from Portugal to Florida.

  • Guatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet recordGuatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet record
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 11:23 PM

    Thousands of Guatemalan Catholics broke their own Guinness record for the world's longest sawdust carpet Thursday with a multi-colored masterpiece stretching down the main avenue of the capital's historic center.

  • Ex-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokesEx-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokes
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 1:42 PM

    In a patriotic fervour, Russians are asking President Vladimir Putin to bring back the US state of Alaska, sold off to the United States in Tsarist times. Putin's answer? It's too cold. 

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business

  • MH370 search at 'critical juncture': Malaysia
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 7:19 AM

    The search for missing flight MH370 is at a "critical juncture", Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday, two days after Australia's premier said a submersible device had one week to find wreckage from the plane in the Indian Ocean.

  • Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro share sale
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 1:53 PM

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year.

  • Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro capital increase
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 1:51 PM

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year.

  • Tunisian president slashes salary by two-thirds
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 12:40 PM

    Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki announced on Friday his decision to voluntarily take a two-thirds pay cut as the government grapples with a financial situation it has described as "critical."

  • Malaysia, Australia in deal on black box custody: report
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 10:37 AM

    Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal specifying who handles any wreckage from missing flight MH370 that may be recovered, including the crucial "black box" flight data recorders, local media reported Friday.

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