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Australian families may travel home with MH17 victims: PM
Australian families may travel home with MH17 victims: PM

Australian families affected by the MH17 tragedy will be offered the opportunity to go to the Netherlands to travel home with the bodies of victims, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday.

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  • Tired of rude drivers? Put a bow tie on your carTired of rude drivers? Put a bow tie on your car
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 12:09 AM

    SINGAPORE: Wondering why you’re seeing bow ties on cars in the streets? A movement in Singapore is taking off, aimed at making the roads a safer place.The Gentlemen Movement campaign started in December 2013, but has only recently started making its ...

  • Contractor, supplier jointly at fault in crane accidentContractor, supplier jointly at fault in crane accident
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/7/2014 11:15 PM

    SINGAPORE: The fault for a tower crane’s wire rope snapping, sending a 500kg load crashing onto a container site office in a 2009 accident that killed one and severely injured another, lies equally with the crane supplier and the contractor operating...

  • Strength of govt’s investment system is “we have assets that exceed our liabilities”: TharmanStrength of govt’s investment system is “we have assets that exceed our liabilities”: Tharman
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/7/2014 4:28 PM

    SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam fielded questions about the Central Provident Fund (CPF) and retirement adequacy at a forum organised by the Institute of Policy Studies on Tuesday (July 22).  Questions tou...

  • Philippine partners responsible for maid documentation, say S'pore agenciesPhilippine partners responsible for maid documentation, say S'pore agencies
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/7/2014 3:56 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singaporean Yvonne Phua, who is currently under arrest in the Philippines for suspected human trafficking, allegedly brought Filipino maids into Singapore illegally as a recruiter for PEM Maid Employment Agency. But the agency claims that ...

  • 31 schools over-subscribed for P1 registration Phase 2B31 schools over-subscribed for P1 registration Phase 2B
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/7/2014 2:55 PM

    SINGAPORE: More schools are likely to conduct balloting this year for Phase 2B of the Primary One school registration, which ended today (July 22).Balloting takes place when there are more children registered than the number of vacancies available. P...

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world

  • Rogers gains redemption in belated Tour successRogers gains redemption in belated Tour success
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 12:29 AM

    Michael Rogers finally won a Tour de France stage after 10 years of trying and with it came redemption for the Australian.

  • Five migrants accused of 'massacre' on refugee boatFive migrants accused of 'massacre' on refugee boat
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 9:54 PM

    Five migrants were arrested on Tuesday by Italian police accused of killing fellow passengers aboard a boat in which 30 bodies were found by rescuers earlier this month, Italian media reported.

  • MH17 shootdown may have been 'mistake': US intel officialMH17 shootdown may have been 'mistake': US intel official
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 9:18 PM

    Malaysian flight MH17 may have been shot down by "mistake" by ill-trained pro-Russian separatists, US intelligence officials said Tuesday, while dismissing Moscow's accounts of the incident.

  • Chrysler to recall 792,300 SUVs for ignition problemChrysler to recall 792,300 SUVs for ignition problem
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 9:18 PM

    Chrysler on Tuesday said it would recall up to 792,300 sport utility vehicles to fix an ignition-switch problem, the same part involved in the massive General Motors recall.

  • Chrysler to recall 792,000 SUVs for ignition problemChrysler to recall 792,000 SUVs for ignition problem
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 9:18 PM

    Chrysler on Tuesday said it would recall up to 792,300 sport utility vehicles to fix an ignition-switch problem, the same part involved in the massive General Motors recall.

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sci-tech

  • Google made failed bid for SpotifyGoogle made failed bid for Spotify
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 11:36 PM

    Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • Apple profit climbs along with iPhone salesApple profit climbs along with iPhone sales
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 8:58 PM

    Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results.

  • Microsoft profit hurt by Nokia, but revenues jumpMicrosoft profit hurt by Nokia, but revenues jump
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 8:35 PM

    Microsoft said Tuesday profits took a hit from its newly acquired Nokia phone division but that revenues got a strong lift from cloud services.

  • Apple gets smartwatch patentApple gets smartwatch patent
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 7:43 PM

    A US patent made public on Tuesday bolstered rumors that Apple has designs on a smartwatch.

  • Putin signs law seen as crimping social mediaPutin signs law seen as crimping social media
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 6:48 PM

    President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law requiring Internet companies to store all personal data of Russian users at data centres in Russia, a move which could chill criticism on foreign social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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weird

  • Bangladesh fan unfurls 3.5 km German flag before World CupBangladesh fan unfurls 3.5 km German flag before World Cup
    Agence France-Presse - 13/7/2014 11:23 AM

    Germany has honoured a Bangladesh farmer and diehard fan for making a 3.5-kilometre-long (2.2 mile) flag of the country in support of Philipp Lahm's World Cup team, officials said Sunday.

  • Crete counts on cravings to catch mystery crocCrete counts on cravings to catch mystery croc
    Agence France-Presse - 11/7/2014 4:22 PM

    A Greek reptile expert on Friday began an operation to trap a two-metre long crocodile that mysteriously appeared in a man-made lake on the tourist island of Crete last weekend.

  • Phantom tech firm worth billions, inexplicablyPhantom tech firm worth billions, inexplicably
    Agence France-Presse - 10/7/2014 9:32 PM

    It has no assets, no revenues and no business plan to speak of. But a company called Cynk Technology has seen its value soar as high as $4.7 billion.

  • Australian PM ribbed over 'cringe-worthy' Abe photoAustralian PM ribbed over 'cringe-worthy' Abe photo
    Agence France-Presse - 10/7/2014 1:26 PM

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was taken to task on social media Thursday for tweeting a "cringe-worthy" photo of himself with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe posing by a giant tyre.

  • Bad day at the office: India hotel valet crashes LamborghiniBad day at the office: India hotel valet crashes Lamborghini
    Agence France-Presse - 10/7/2014 10:11 AM

    A valet at a five-star hotel in the Indian capital caused $335,000 worth of damage to a Lamborghini Gallardo after crashing it into a concrete wall in front of horrified guests, the hotel said Thursday.

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