singapore

  • Write a song to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthdayWrite a song to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday
    Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 2:01 AM

    SINGAPORE: To celebrate the nation’s 50th birthday next year, MediaCorp launched on Monday (Sep 15) a nationwide search for a song that will resonate with the nation.The Gift of Song competition, the first in a series of programmes and events the com...

  • StarHub releases iPhone 6 pricesStarHub releases iPhone 6 prices
    Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 1:14 AM

    SINGAPORE: Local telco StarHub released its prices for Apple's latest smartphones, and announced that its booking site will open on Monday (Sep 15) afternoon for eligible customers who have registered their interest.These customers will receive booki...

  • Member of K-pop band Winner falls off stage at Singapore concert, rushed to hospital (File photo of Lee Seunghoon, member of Korean boy band Winner - Photo: YG Entertainment)Member of K-pop band Winner falls off stage at Singapore concert, rushed to hospital
    TODAY via Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 12:45 AM

    SINGAPORE : Lee Seunghoon, a member of new Korean pop group Winner, was sent to hospital, after he fell off the stage during the encore segment of the YG Family concert in Singapore on Sunday night (Sep 14).The 22-year-old had been performing with hi...

  • Air quality in 'unhealthy' range as PSI hits 113Air quality in 'unhealthy' range as PSI hits 113
    Channel NewsAsia - 14/9/2014 3:53 PM

    SINGAPORE: Air quality in Singapore moved into the "unhealthy" range on Monday (Sep 15), with the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) three-hour reading hitting 113 at 6am. As of 7am, the three-hour reading was 111.The 24-hour PSI reading as of 7am on Se...

  • Dengue checks stepped up in Serangoon NorthDengue checks stepped up in Serangoon North
    Channel NewsAsia - 14/9/2014 1:41 PM

    SINGAPORE: The National Environment Agency (NEA) has stepped up checks in Serangoon North after an 81-year-old woman died of dengue fever on Saturday (Sep 13). She was a resident of Serangoon North Avenue 1 which has an active dengue cluster.Four NEA...

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world

  • Contador's Vuelta victory sets up thrilling 2015 TourContador's Vuelta victory sets up thrilling 2015 Tour
    Agence France-Presse - 15/9/2014 1:12 AM

    Alberto Contador's Vuelta a Espana victory was not just significant for this season but also helps to set up a potentially thrilling 2015 Tour de France.

  • Whale huddle braces for clash over Japanese huntingWhale huddle braces for clash over Japanese hunting
    Agence France-Presse - 15/9/2014 12:47 AM

    Nations square off in Slovenia this week over the fate of hundreds of whales in the crosshairs of Japanese and Greenland hunters accused of sidestepping a commercial killing ban.

  • South Africa launches support package for troubled power supplierSouth Africa launches support package for troubled power supplier
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 11:00 PM

    The South African government on Sunday announced a wide-ranging support package for troubled state-owned power supplier Eskom, that will see it receive an equity injection and raise additional debt.

  • New head for Portugal's 'good bank' Novo BancoNew head for Portugal's 'good bank' Novo Banco
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 8:39 PM

    Former Lloyds banker Eduardo Stock da Cunha is to take over the helm at Novo Banco, the "good bank" created after the bailout of stricken Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES), after its president stepped down on Saturday.

  • Contador delighted at Vuelta trebleContador delighted at Vuelta treble
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 7:07 PM

    Alberto Contador said he was "delighted" after winning his third Vuelta a Espana as Italian Adriano Malori took victory on the final stage 9.7km timetrial in Santiago de Compostela on Sunday.

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sci-tech

  • Alibaba flotation gives fresh life to YahooAlibaba flotation gives fresh life to Yahoo
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 3:34 PM

    China's Alibaba will star on Wall Street with its upcoming stock offering, but US-based Yahoo also gets a windfall, which may help the turnaround efforts of the fading Internet pioneer.

  • Apple a decade behind Japan mobile payment curveApple a decade behind Japan mobile payment curve
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 7:02 AM

    Apple's proud announcement that its new iPhone could be used to buy goods in a single swipe left customers non-plussed in Japan, where mobile contactless payments have been normal fare for a decade.

  • China demand to fuel Hong Kong iPhone grey marketChina demand to fuel Hong Kong iPhone grey market
    Agence France-Presse - 13/9/2014 6:03 AM

    Wealthy mainland Chinese looking to buy the new iPhone 6 next week could expect to pay an eye-watering US$2,500 for the handsets in Hong Kong, following Apple's decision to delay the launch in China.

  • Netflix sets sights on European screensNetflix sets sights on European screens
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 9:09 PM

    US online streaming giant Netflix will launch the second phase of its European expansion plan on Monday as it sets about seducing French viewers with a "House of Cards"-style drama set in Marseille.

  • Buyers bite big at larger Apple iPhonesBuyers bite big at larger Apple iPhones
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 8:48 PM

    Apple's website was swamped Friday in what appeared to be a record-setting buying binge fueled by smartphone buyers' desire for large-screen iPhones.

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weird

  • Rory has majors under his belt but what's in a pocketRory has majors under his belt but what's in a pocket
    Agence France-Presse - 13/9/2014 4:38 AM

    A little luck goes a long way as Rory McIlroy benefited from his ball landing in a fan's pocket in the second round of the Tour Championship.

  • Japanese male porn stars rarer than Bengal Tigers: actorJapanese male porn stars rarer than Bengal Tigers: actor
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 6:40 AM

    Japan's vast pornography industry is desperately short of men, one actor claims, insisting even the endangered Bengal Tiger is more numerous.

  • I took pedalo for drink with Botham, says FlintoffI took pedalo for drink with Botham, says Flintoff
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 12:49 AM

    Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 World Cup was a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with Ian Botham.

  • Argentine couple skirt law to name baby MessiArgentine couple skirt law to name baby Messi
    Agence France-Presse - 11/9/2014 7:08 PM

    An Argentine couple has won an exemption from a strict dictatorship-era law on baby names to pay homage to the father's football hero by calling their newborn son Messi.

  • Black Hawks down in Polish villageBlack Hawks down in Polish village
    Agence France-Presse - 10/9/2014 6:49 PM

    Polish villagers got a surprise when half a dozen US military helicopters emerged from heavy fog to make an emergency landing in a rapeseed field.

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business

  • New head for Portugal's 'good bank' Novo Banco
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 7:19 PM

    Former Lloyds banker Eduardo Stock da Cunha is to take over the helm at Novo Banco, the "good bank" created after the bail-out of stricken Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES), after its president stepped down on Saturday.

  • New head for Portugal's Novo Banco
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 5:47 PM

    Portuguese banker Eduardo Stock da Cunha is to take over the helm at Novo Banco, the "good bank" created after the bailout of stricken lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES), after its president stepped down on Saturday.

  • Three killed in Slovenia sport plane crash
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 2:43 PM

    Three people were killed and another was seriously injured on Sunday when a small plane crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in southern Slovenia, local police said.

  • Kuwait NBK to help finance mega oil project
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 2:28 PM

    The National Bank of Kuwait's investment arm has been selected as exclusive financing adviser for a $12-billion clean fuel refineries project, the bank said in a statement on Sunday.

  • BIS warns against 'illusion of permanent liquidity'
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 1:11 PM

    Loose monetary policies have created an "illusion of permanent liquidity" that is spurring investors to make risky bets and push up asset prices, the Bank for International Settlements said Sunday.

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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