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'Gangnam Style' welcome met by 'Pyongyang Style' silence at Asiad
'Gangnam Style' welcome met by 'Pyongyang Style' silence at Asiad

North Korea were welcomed to the Asian Games on Thursday to the strains of "Gangnam Style", their athletes and officials gave a polite smile but put up a wall of stony silence in return.

singapore

  • Haze measures: National Taxi Association to distribute masks, eyedrops to driversHaze measures: National Taxi Association to distribute masks, eyedrops to drivers
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 5:55 AM

    SINGAPORE: With the haze hitting "unhealthy" levels this week, the National Taxi Association (NTA) announced it will distribute about 1,000 masks and sets of eyedrops to taxi drivers at Changi Airport on Thursday (Sep 18).Channel NewsAsia understands...

  • K Box might fall foul of Personal Data Protection Act: AnalystsK Box might fall foul of Personal Data Protection Act: Analysts
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 5:15 AM

    SINGAPORE: Karaoke entertainment operator K Box may have to brace itself for regulatory action after analysts said that it might have fallen foul of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).A group calling themselves The Knowns on Tuesday morning (Sep...

  • National Stadium running track open to publicNational Stadium running track open to public
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 4:14 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Singapore Sports Hub announced on Thursday (Sep 18) that the National Stadium's running track will be open to the public daily from 7am to 9pm until Sunday, Sep 21.Runners are reminded to dress in proper sports gear and running shoes, ...

  • CPF interest rates to remain unchangedCPF interest rates to remain unchanged
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 3:57 AM

    SINGAPORE: All Central Provident Fund (CPF) members will continue to receive 2.5 per cent interest on their Ordinary Account (OA), and 4 per cent interest on their Special, Medisave and Retirement Accounts (SMRA) from Oct 1 to Dec 31 this year, the C...

  • Consortium to build second NEWater plant in ChangiConsortium to build second NEWater plant in Changi
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 3:21 AM

    SINGAPORE: BESIN-UEN Consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder to build the second NEWater Plant at Changi, the PUB announced on Thursday (Sep 18). Led by BEWG International and UE NEWater, the Consortium will form a concession company to ...

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world

  • 'Gangnam Style' welcome at Asiad met by 'Pyongyang Style' silence'Gangnam Style' welcome at Asiad met by 'Pyongyang Style' silence
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 6:54 AM

    North Korea were welcomed to the Asian Games on Thursday to the strains of "Gangnam Style", their athletes and officials gave a polite smile but put up a wall of stony silence in return.

  • Five diamond thieves arrested at Hong Kong gem fairFive diamond thieves arrested at Hong Kong gem fair
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 6:37 AM

    Five would-be diamond thieves have been arrested this week for trying to steal gems worth $880,000 at a jewellery fair in Hong Kong, police said on Thursday.

  • Polls open in Scottish independence vote
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 6:07 AM

    Polling booths opened on Thursday in Scotland's historic referendum on independence, with record numbers expected to cast their vote on whether to stay or leave the United Kingdom.

  • Yes or No for Celtic in Europa LeagueYes or No for Celtic in Europa League
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:27 AM

    Celtic face a tough trip to Salzburg on Thursday, the day of Scotland's independence referendum, while Everton host Wolfsburg and Tottenham go to Partizan Belgrade as the epic quest for the Europa League reaches the 48-team group phase.

  • 'Nessie' leaves Scots wondering as monster vote looms'Nessie' leaves Scots wondering as monster vote looms
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:13 AM

    As Scots prepare to vote for or against independence, the Loch Ness monster's thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery and there are fears he may have already made up his mind.

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sci-tech

  • Yelp to pay US fine for child privacy violationYelp to pay US fine for child privacy violation
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 7:29 PM

    Online ratings operator Yelp agreed to pay $450,000 to settle US charges that it illegally collected data on children, in violation of privacy laws, officials said Wednesday.

  • Early reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhonesEarly reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhones
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:03 PM

    Early reviews of Apple iPhone 6 models to be released on Friday sang praises of the large-screen handsets, proclaiming that bigger truly is better.

  • Sony shares plunge 12% on ballooning loss forecastSony shares plunge 12% on ballooning loss forecast
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:30 AM

    Sony shares plunged 12 percent in Tokyo on Thursday after the electronics giant warned of a $2.14 billion annual loss, more than four times its earlier forecast, and dealing a blow to its attempts to turn years of torpor. 

  • Sony warns of $2.14 bn annual loss, blames mobile unitSony warns of $2.14 bn annual loss, blames mobile unit
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:30 AM

    Sony on Wednesday said it would lose $2.14 billion this fiscal year, more than four times its earlier forecast as the Japanese electronics giant blamed a downturn in its mobile phone business.

  • New Apple mobile software due to arriveNew Apple mobile software due to arrive
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 2:17 AM

    New-generation Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones.

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weird

  • 'Fire up the barbie!' Sun teases swim rival Park'Fire up the barbie!' Sun teases swim rival Park
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:55 AM

    China's controversial Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has bet rival Park Tae-hwan a barbecue dinner that he will beat the South Korean at the Asian Games.

  • 'Nessie' leaves Scots wondering as monster vote looms'Nessie' leaves Scots wondering as monster vote looms
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:13 AM

    As Scots prepare to vote for or against independence, the Loch Ness monster's thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery and there are fears he may have already made up his mind.

  • Virginity worth $5,000, rules China courtVirginity worth $5,000, rules China court
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 9:25 AM

    A Chinese woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded nearly $5,000 by a court, reports said Wednesday.

  • Virginity worth $5,000, Chinese court rulesVirginity worth $5,000, Chinese court rules
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 9:25 AM

    A Chinese woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded nearly $5,000 by a court, reports said Wednesday.

  • Austrian traffic cop has crap dayAustrian traffic cop has crap day
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 10:45 PM

    A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding, police said on Tuesday.

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business

  • Weak yen fails to boost exports as Japan logs trade deficit
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:02 AM

    Japan on Thursday posted its 26th consecutive monthly trade deficit, as a sharply weaker yen failed to lift exports as the world's number three economy stalls.

  • Oil prices down on US stockpiles surge, OPEC reports
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 3:23 AM

    Oil prices fell in Asia Thursday following an unexpected surge in US stockpiles and reports that the OPEC oil cartel is unlikely to slash production when it meets in November.

  • G20 grapples with growth targets as eurozone drags
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 2:08 AM

    Finance ministers from G20 nations meet in Cairns this weekend as they grapple with how to achieve a lift in global growth by two percent while being held back by a sickly eurozone recovery.

  • With IPO, Alibaba looks to unlock new markets
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 1:35 AM

    Alibaba's record-setting stock offering due this week gives the Chinese online group a huge war chest that can help its global expansion.

  • Brazilian justice blocks Eike Batista accounts
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 1:01 AM

    Brazil's judiciary on Wednesday said it was blocking the bank accounts of multimillionaire businessman Eike Batista after a judge ordered his accounts frozen amid charges of stock market manipulation.

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    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.

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    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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