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Germany's 'Sir Vival' pushes limits of extreme travel
Germany's 'Sir Vival' pushes limits of extreme travel

He has crossed deserts, jungles and oceans alone, wrestled pythons and survived 25 armed robberies -- in his native Germany, veteran adventurer Ruediger Nehberg is better known as "Sir Vival".

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  • Asian Games: Diver Mark Lee injured in training accidentAsian Games: Diver Mark Lee injured in training accident
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 3:25 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore diver Mark Lee's participation in the upcoming Asian Games is in doubt after he was injured during a training accident on Saturday (Aug 30) morning.The 20-year-old hit his foot on the diving board during a dive at the Toa Payoh S...

  • Karting Championship revs ahead of Singapore GPKarting Championship revs ahead of Singapore GP
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 3:16 PM

    SINGAPORE: The inaugural Karting Championship was held at the F1 Pit Building on Saturday (Aug 30), in the lead-up to the Singapore Grand Prix.The championship is the finale to the Karting Training Programme, where 120 youths competed for fully-spons...

  • Increase in complaints against coupon-buying websitesIncrease in complaints against coupon-buying websites
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 2:34 PM

    SINGAPORE: Coupon-buying websites have been gaining popularity and complaints against some of these sites are increasing too. Recently, some customers were unhappy with StreetDeal and its subscription model, which they felt charges them unfairly.Ms K...

  • 200 Singaporeans receive Pioneer Generation Package200 Singaporeans receive Pioneer Generation Package
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 2:08 PM

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong presented the Pioneer Generation Package to 200 elderly Singaporeans at the Teck Ghee Community Club on Saturday evening (Aug 30).The package contains the Pioneer Generation Card, which entitles seniors to re...

  • More foreign domestic helpers take up skills upgrading coursesMore foreign domestic helpers take up skills upgrading courses
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 1:36 PM

    SINGAPORE: The number of foreign domestic helpers in Singapore signing up for skills upgrading courses has jumped in the last three years.Voluntary organisations such as the Foreign Domestic Worker Association for Social Support and Training (FAST) s...

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world

  • Germany's 'Sir Vival' pushes limits of extreme travelGermany's 'Sir Vival' pushes limits of extreme travel
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 3:34 PM

    He has crossed deserts, jungles and oceans alone, wrestled pythons and survived 25 armed robberies -- in his native Germany, veteran adventurer Ruediger Nehberg is better known as "Sir Vival".

  • Russian train-surfers, extreme sport or social problem?Russian train-surfers, extreme sport or social problem?
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 2:32 PM

    Since he was 10, Sasha has taken the train everyday between Moscow and his home in the suburbs. Only instead of sitting inside with the other passengers, he runs on its rooftop as the train hurtles along.

  • Di Maria shines but Burnley frustrate UnitedDi Maria shines but Burnley frustrate United
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 1:49 PM

    Louis van Gaal was left searching for his first competitive win as Manchester United manager after a 0-0 draw at newly-promoted Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday.

  • Burnley hold Man Utd on Di Maria debutBurnley hold Man Utd on Di Maria debut
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 1:49 PM

    British-record signing Angel di Maria was unable to inspire Manchester United to victory on his debut as they drew 0-0 at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday.

  • Lesotho military denies coup, spokesman tells S. Africa TVLesotho military denies coup, spokesman tells S. Africa TV
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 1:44 PM

    Lesotho's military on Saturday denied it had seized power, a spokesman told South African television, despite the prime minister's claims of a coup.

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sci-tech

  • Tablet sales slow as PCs find footingTablet sales slow as PCs find footing
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 10:08 PM

    Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC).

  • Facebook tuning mobile search at social networkFacebook tuning mobile search at social network
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 8:53 PM

    Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network.

  • Samsung denies child labour at Chinese supplierSamsung denies child labour at Chinese supplier
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 9:52 AM

    South Korea's Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China hired child workers.

  • Australia's consumer watchdog sues US games giant ValveAustralia's consumer watchdog sues US games giant Valve
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 9:00 AM

    Australia's consumer watchdog Friday said it was taking online US video games giant Valve to court for allegedly making "false or misleading representations" and refusing to offer refunds.

  • Twitter to set up shop in social-media-mad IndonesiaTwitter to set up shop in social-media-mad Indonesia
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 8:57 AM

    Twitter plans to open an office in Indonesia over the coming months as it seeks to boost revenues in the social-media-addicted nation, the company announced Friday.

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weird

  • Japan urges citizens to be prepared - by stockpiling toilet rollsJapan urges citizens to be prepared - by stockpiling toilet rolls
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 10:58 AM

    The Japanese government is calling on its citizens to be prepared for the worst-case scenario should a major disaster hit the quake-prone archipelago -- by stockpiling toilet paper.

  • Gold rush as artist buries bullion on British beachGold rush as artist buries bullion on British beach
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 3:16 AM

    Thirty gold bars have been buried on a beach in Britain by a German artist, prompting a flood of bounty hunters with metal detectors to seek their fortune Friday.

  • Gold bars buried on Kent beach spark treasure huntGold bars buried on Kent beach spark treasure hunt
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 3:16 AM

    Thirty bars of 24-carat gold lie buried under the sand of Folkestone's Outer Harbour beach in Kent, ready to be dug up by treasure-seekers.

  • Goat spotted on London undergroundGoat spotted on London underground
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 3:02 AM

    A horned brown goat named Barney shocked commuters as he checked into the London underground at Vauxhall station, trotting with nonchalance through the ticket barrier.

  • 'The audacity of taupe': Obama suit creates sartorial stir'The audacity of taupe': Obama suit creates sartorial stir
    Agence France-Presse - 28/8/2014 10:25 PM

    The subjects were serious enough at President Barack Obama's impromptu press conference Thursday, but many viewers and the collective press corps seized on something more immediately visible: his tan suit.

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