singapore

  • Redundancy, unemployment remain low in 2013Redundancy, unemployment remain low in 2013
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:20 AM

    SINGAPORE: A total of 11,560 workers were laid off last year, slightly higher than the 11,010 in 2012, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its "Redundancy and Re-entry into Employment, 2013" report released on Thursday.This works out to 5.8 worker...

  • DPM Tharman to take over as EDB IAC chairmanDPM Tharman to take over as EDB IAC chairman
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 1:48 AM

    SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will take over as the chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)'s International Advisory Council (IAC) from May 1.He will take the reins from Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean...

  • Burkina Faso's president in S'pore for private visitBurkina Faso's president in S'pore for private visit
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/4/2014 2:48 PM

    SINGAPORE: The President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, is in Singapore for a private visit.On Wednesday morning, Mr Compaoré met Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana, after which he also called on President Tony Tan Keng Yam.Mr Compaoré i...

  • Brunei’s Sultan, PM Lee plant sapling at Gardens by the BayBrunei’s Sultan, PM Lee plant sapling at Gardens by the Bay
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/4/2014 1:37 PM

    SINGAPORE: Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah started the last day of his three-day state visit with a trip to Gardens by the Bay on Wednesday morning.He was accompanied by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.During the walk, the two leaders planted a "Kapu...

  • SAA athlete vents on Facebook over qualifying controversySAA athlete vents on Facebook over qualifying controversy
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/4/2014 1:30 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Singapore Athletic Association (SAA) has been plagued by another controversy, with an athlete taking to Facebook to vent her frustrations.National pole vaulter Rachel Yang had agreed to participate in a competition in Busan, South Kore...

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world

  • Putin foe faces threat of jail in new trialPutin foe faces threat of jail in new trial
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 3:46 AM

    Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny goes on trial Thursday in a major case that his supporters fear will end in a lengthy jail sentence for President Vladimir Putin's top critic.

  • US judge dismisses Tarantino lawsuit against websiteUS judge dismisses Tarantino lawsuit against website
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 2:39 AM

    A US judge threw out a lawsuit by Quentin Tarantino seeking $1 million from a gossip website for helping leak a screenplay for his latest planned movie.

  • Rogers welcomes lifting of UCI doping banRogers welcomes lifting of UCI doping ban
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 2:21 AM

    Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has welcomed the lifting of a doping ban for a banned stimulant, saying it has ended a very difficult time for him.

  • General Electric in talks to buy AlstomGeneral Electric in talks to buy Alstom
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 1:52 AM

    US industrial giant General Electric is in discussions to take over France's Alstom in a deal which could cost more than $13 billion, Bloomberg reported.

  • Aspirin halves colon cancer risk -- if you have certain geneAspirin halves colon cancer risk -- if you have certain gene
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 1:43 AM

    Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels of a specific type of gene, a study released Wednesday found.

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sci-tech

  • Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soarApple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:47 PM

    Apple on Wednesday courted investors with stock split plans as hot iPhone sales pushed up profits while underscoring pressure for the company to unveil "the next big thing."

  • Apple to boost share buyback and split stockApple to boost share buyback and split stock
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:47 PM

    Apple on Wednesday said that it plans to buy back an additional $30 billion worth of shares and split its stock.

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soarsFacebook profits triple as mobile soars
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:19 PM

    Facebook profits tripled to $642 million in the first quarter on a 72-percent surge in revenues helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

  • Facebook profits nearly triple to $642 mn; mobile soarsFacebook profits nearly triple to $642 mn; mobile soars
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:19 PM

    Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter to $642 million on a 72 percent surge in revenues, helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

  • Google online maps go back in timeGoogle online maps go back in time
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 7:41 PM

    Google on Wednesday added virtual time travel to its Internet offerings.

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weird

  • 'Lost' Malaysian driver jailed for Singapore border dash'Lost' Malaysian driver jailed for Singapore border dash
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 5:03 PM

    A Malaysian motorist who tried to dodge Singapore's border control has been jailed for eight weeks after a judge rejected his pleas that he was lost and overheating in his car, officials said Wednesday.

  • Powdered alcohol for US market hits label snagPowdered alcohol for US market hits label snag
    Agence France-Presse - 22/4/2014 7:27 PM

    A powder that would give new meaning to mixed drinks may take time to hit the US market, the company said Tuesday after regulators found a labeling problem.

  • Powdered alcohol poised to hit US storesPowdered alcohol poised to hit US stores
    Agence France-Presse - 21/4/2014 9:03 PM

    Just add water and stir. A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months.

  • Japan's digital eyes show your emotions for youJapan's digital eyes show your emotions for you
    Agence France-Presse - 21/4/2014 6:22 PM

    Can't be bothered to show anyone what you're thinking? Then a Japanese scientist has the answer -- a pair of digital eyes that can express delight and anger, or even feign boredom.

  • 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.

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business

  • China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid in 1930s row
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 2:49 AM

    China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after its owner paid $28 million in compensation, a court said, in a business dispute dating to the 1930s which underlines tensions between the countries.

  • China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid: court
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 1:49 AM

    China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid 2.9 billion yen ($28 million) to the Chinese side, a court said, in a dispute dating back to the 1930s.

  • Debris washed up on Australian beach not from MH370
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 12:03 AM

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau ruled out Thursday any link between material found on a beach in southwestern Australia and the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

  • Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 11:33 PM

    Apple on Wednesday courted investors with stock split plans as hot iPhone sales pushed up profits while underscoring pressure for the company to unveil "the next big thing."

  • Debris found on Australian beach not from MH370: official
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 11:23 PM

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau ruled out Thursday any link between material found on a beach in southwestern Australia and the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

news radio stations
  • 938 Live938LIVE

    938LIVE is Singapore's only English news and talk station which transmits round the clock with an engaging and enticing spread of programmes on current affairs, health, business and lifestyle as well as news every half hour until midnight.

  • Capital 958Capital 958


    95.8FM城市频道的前身是"第三广播网"。上个世纪30年代末,新加坡就有中文广播,一路走来经过不少政治,社会局势的改变,中文广播在本地一直扮演举足轻重的角色。

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