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NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record
NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said Monday.

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singapore

  • Singapore leaders send condolences over AH5017 crashSingapore leaders send condolences over AH5017 crash
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 4:07 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore leaders have sent their condolences to their counterparts in France, Algeria and Burkina Faso, over the tragic crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017.President Tony Tan Keng Yam wrote to French President Francois Hollande, Algerian P...

  • Muslims in Singapore celebrate Hari RayaMuslims in Singapore celebrate Hari Raya
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 4:03 PM

    SINGAPORE: Muslims in Singapore celebrated Hari Raya Aidilfitri, or the end of the fasting month, on Monday (July 28). There was good news amidst the celebrations - worshippers were told that the upgrading of the Sultan Mosque costing S$4.37 million,...

  • First Latin American Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow visits SingaporeFirst Latin American Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow visits Singapore
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 3:42 PM

    SINGAPORE: Brazil's Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Mr Ricardo Schaefer, is visiting Singapore as the 45th Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow. He is also the first Fellow from Latin America and will be in Sin...

  • Yishun's Bottle Tree Park set to close in AugustYishun's Bottle Tree Park set to close in August
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 3:23 PM

    SINGAPORE: Bottle Tree Park in Yishun is set to close next month and most businesses there say they will be closing shop too as they were not able to come to an agreement on rent with the new operator. They will have to vacate by August 17.Kang Weng ...

  • Singapore & China share strong ties: DPM TeoSingapore & China share strong ties: DPM Teo
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 3:07 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore and China ties are deep, and cooperation between the two countries is broad, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean in an op-ed published on Monday (July 28) in Chinese newspaper “Cankao News”, highlighting how China and Singap...

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world

  • NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance recordNASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 10:05 PM

    The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said Monday.

  • US judge approves Clippers sale to ex Microsoft CEOUS judge approves Clippers sale to ex Microsoft CEO
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 9:10 PM

    A California judge on Monday gave the go-ahead to the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled owner Donald Sterling could not block the move.

  • Bailey-Cole fills Bolt void, but Okagbare ruins doubleBailey-Cole fills Bolt void, but Okagbare ruins double
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 9:01 PM

    Kemar Bailey-Cole made up for the absence of Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt by winning gold in the men's 100m at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, although there was no Caribbean delight in the women's sprint.

  • Jamaican Bailey-Cole wins men's 100mJamaican Bailey-Cole wins men's 100m
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 9:01 PM

    Jamaican Kemar Bailey-Cole won men's 100m athletics gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

  • Nigeria's Okagbare wins women's 100mNigeria's Okagbare wins women's 100m
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 8:44 PM

    Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare won women's 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

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sci-tech

  • OkCupid admits toying with users to find love formulaOkCupid admits toying with users to find love formula
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 10:18 PM

    OkCupid on Monday said it messed with members' minds a bit in a bid to refine the formula for finding love at the online matchmaking service.

  • Amazon launches 3D printing storeAmazon launches 3D printing store
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 3:52 PM

    Amazon announced Monday the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customize and personalize items like earrings, pendants, dolls and other objects.

  • Samsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launchSamsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launch
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 9:35 AM

    Samsung Electronics said Monday it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google's Android system.

  • Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family linksStartup offers elderly an Internet key to family links
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 3:40 AM

    Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

  • Mobile tech reshaping the health sectorMobile tech reshaping the health sector
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 2:42 AM

    Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

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weird

  • Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientistsFist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 11:59 AM

    Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found.

  • US star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian adUS star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian ad
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 1:21 PM

    US actor David Duchovny has stirred up a storm of debate in Russia by appearing in an ultra-patriotic beer ad in which he fantasises about being Russian.

  • DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and deliciousDR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 8:33 AM

    In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.

  • Giant crater in Russia's far north sparks mysteryGiant crater in Russia's far north sparks mystery
    Agence France-Presse - 26/7/2014 9:05 AM

    A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as "the end of the world" is causing a sensation in Russia, with a group of scientists being sent to investigate. 

  • Latvian 'booze-for-hire' scheme hits a hiccupLatvian 'booze-for-hire' scheme hits a hiccup
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:16 PM

    A Latvian company's scheme to circumvent liquor laws by hiring out rather than selling alcoholic drinks backfired on Thursday when tax authorities pulled its license and launched an audit.

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business

  • Airbus cancels order for six A380s from Skymark
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 8:38 PM

    Airbus has cancelled an order for six A380 superjumbos from Skymark Airlines because the Japanese company is facing financial difficulties, French daily Les Echos reported on Monday.

  • Oil falls despite trouble in Libya and other hotspots
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 7:44 PM

    Oil prices dropped Monday in spite of worsening violence in Libya and ongoing trouble in other petroleum hotspots as traders focused on the lofty state of oil supplies.

  • Kuwait Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Brussels: reports
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 5:35 PM

    A Kuwait Airways plane carrying 200 people made an emergency landing at Brussels airport Monday after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, Belgian news reports said.

  • Pilots of Air Algerie jet asked to turn back: France
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 3:58 PM

    France said Monday the pilots of the Air Algerie passenger plane that crashed in Mali, killing all 118 people on board, had asked to turn back, in a new development to a tough probe into the tragedy

  • Venezuela risks isolation over owed money, airlines warn
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 3:47 PM

    Venezuela risks isolation from the global economy over a $4.1 billion debt owed leading air transport companies, the head of the world's airline trade association said Monday.

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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