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WHO, African states to launch $100mn Ebola response plan
WHO, African states to launch $100mn Ebola response plan

The head of the World Health Organization and presidents of the West African countries suffering the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak are to meet in Guinea on Friday to launch a $100 million (75 million euros) emergency joint response plan, WHO said.

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  • Recycling initiative that spotlights Singapore's developmentRecycling initiative that spotlights Singapore's development
    Channel NewsAsia - 31/7/2014 4:09 PM

    SINGAPORE: About 500 kindergarten children have come up with a present for Singapore's 49th birthday.As part of a recycling initiative led by beverage giants YEO's, they used recycled drink packaging to create models of housing estates from the 1960s...

  • S'pore and China exploring third joint project: DPM TeoS'pore and China exploring third joint project: DPM Teo
    Channel NewsAsia - 31/7/2014 3:51 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore and China are exploring a third joint project, this time in western China, after already having two joint projects - an industrial park in Suzhou and an eco-city in Tianjin.This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hea...

  • More engagement with Dakota Crescent residents affected by redevelopmentMore engagement with Dakota Crescent residents affected by redevelopment
    Channel NewsAsia - 31/7/2014 3:45 PM

    SINGAPORE: There will be more engagement to build awareness and hear residents' concerns over redevelopment plans for Dakota Crescent, says Member of Parliament for Mountbatten Lim Biow Chuan on Thursday (July 31).Last week, it was announced that 17 ...

  • Recognising the legacy of pioneer educatorsRecognising the legacy of pioneer educators
    Channel NewsAsia - 31/7/2014 3:32 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Education paid tribute to Singapore's early educators on Thursday (July 31), at a dinner attended by more than 700 pioneers and guests.In his speech, Education Minister Heng Swee Keat noted that there are some 14,000 pionee...

  • New karting facility to be built at KranjiNew karting facility to be built at Kranji
    Channel NewsAsia - 31/7/2014 2:29 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore motorsports enthusiasts will have a new place to get their adrenaline fix with the launch of a brand new international-standard permanent karting circuit. The S$2 million karting facility is being built at the Singapore Turf Club...

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world

  • WHO, African states to launch $100mn Ebola response planWHO, African states to launch $100mn Ebola response plan
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 5:08 PM

    The head of the World Health Organization and presidents of the west African countries suffering the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak will meet in Guinea on Friday to launch a $100 million (75 million euros) emergency joint response plan, WHO said.

  • Gaza 'miracle baby' dies over complications, power cutsGaza 'miracle baby' dies over complications, power cuts
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 4:19 PM

    A premature baby rescued by Gaza doctors from her dead mother's womb last week has died due to complications and power cuts affecting the intensive care unit where she was treated. 

  • Ali spins England to victory over IndiaAli spins England to victory over India
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 12:02 PM

    Moeen Ali spun England to victory as they ended a run of 10 Tests without a win by beating India by 266 runs in the third Test at Southampton on Thursday.

  • Ali spins England to victory over to IndiaAli spins England to victory over to India
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 12:02 PM

    Moeen Ali spun England to victory as they ended a run of 10 Tests without a win by beating India by 266 runs in the third Test at Southampton on Thursday.

  • England win third Test against India, level seriesEngland win third Test against India, level series
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 12:02 PM

    England ended a run of 10 Tests without a win by beating India by 266 runs in the third Test at Southampton on Thursday, a result that levelled the five-match series at 1-1.

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sci-tech

  • Facebook unveils Internet app, starting in ZambiaFacebook unveils Internet app, starting in Zambia
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 1:52 PM

    Facebook on Thursday unveiled an app to allow people around the world with mobile phones but no Internet access to access online services for health, education and basic communications.

  • Samsung posts 19.6% fall in net profitsSamsung posts 19.6% fall in net profits
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 12:00 AM

    Samsung said Thursday net profit plunged almost 20 percent in the second quarter as competition from cheap Chinese phones and the strong won saw sales slump in its key mobile business.

  • Samsung posts 19.6% fall in Q2 net profitSamsung posts 19.6% fall in Q2 net profit
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 12:00 AM

    Samsung said Thursday net profit plunged almost 20 percent in the second quarter as competition from cheap Chinese phones and the strong won saw sales slump in its key mobile business.

  • Microsoft challenging US on overseas dataMicrosoft challenging US on overseas data
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 10:35 PM

    In a case closely watched by the tech sector, Microsoft will challenge Thursday a US court order requiring it to give prosecutors electronic mail content associated with an overseas server.

  • Country Web domains can't be seizedCountry Web domains can't be seized
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 9:03 PM

    The Internet's regulatory authority said Wednesday that country-specific Web domains cannot be seized in court proceedings, as it sought to quash an effort to recover assets in terrorism-related lawsuits.

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weird

  • Man 'expelled from Croatia for punching monk seal'Man 'expelled from Croatia for punching monk seal'
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 3:20 PM

    A man has been fined and expelled from Croatia after he punched a Mediterranean monk seal, one of the world's most endangered species, reports said on Thursday.

  • US gourmet burger spot puts donut in its placeUS gourmet burger spot puts donut in its place
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 11:16 PM

    It's a marriage made in gourmet burger heaven: a five-ounce, all-beef patty dripping with cheddar cheese and fried onions -- served between a glazed donut.

  • Woman strips naked to hug Mandela statue in S.AfricaWoman strips naked to hug Mandela statue in S.Africa
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 8:26 PM

    A woman stripped naked in Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg and caressed a huge statue of the liberation hero as astonished bystanders looked on, local media reported Wednesday.

  • Chinese officials cut corners with rectangular running trackChinese officials cut corners with rectangular running track
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 6:01 AM

    Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors, state media reported Tuesday.

  • Britain's Prince Harry joins photobomb crazeBritain's Prince Harry joins photobomb craze
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 4:37 AM

    Britain's Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the photobomb craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens at the Commonwealth Games.

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business

  • MH17 probe inches forward as experts reach Ukraine site
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 4:00 PM

    An international probe into the downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine inched forward on Thursday as experts risked attack to reach the site for the first time in nearly a week after Kiev announced a halt to its military offensive.

  • Airlines agency considering passenger screening for Ebola
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 3:36 PM

    The International Civil Aviation Organization said Thursday it is considering passenger screenings for Ebola, now that the deadly virus for the first time has crossed international borders aboard an aircraft.

  • US judge sets hearing Friday on Argentine debt
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 3:34 PM

    A US judge has scheduled a Friday hearing in the case pitting Argentina against two US hedge funds who have refused to accept a write-down on their bonds, a legal battle that forced Buenos Aires into default.

  • GE finance unit Synchrony has muted debut on NYSE
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 3:28 PM

    Wall Street Thursday offered a muted greeting to Synchrony Financial, the North American retail finance arm of General Electric, on its first day of trade.

  • Argentina blames US, 'incompetent' judge for default
    Agence France-Presse - 31/7/2014 3:23 PM

    Argentina blamed the United States Thursday for the legal battle that forced it into its second default in 13 years, accusing the judge and mediator in the case of "incompetence."

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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