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Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015
Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world's largest car market.

singapore

  • Online bigots a "disgrace to Singapore": PM LeeOnline bigots a "disgrace to Singapore": PM Lee
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 5:39 AM

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he is appalled to read about those who harassed the organisers of the Philippine Independence Day celebrations in Singapore. In a post on Facebook on Saturday, Mr Lee said these people are a "disgrace to...

  • Helping ex-offenders soar in the workplaceHelping ex-offenders soar in the workplace
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/4/2014 4:28 AM

    SINGAPORE: A new programme to help ex-offenders return to the workforce was launched on Saturday. The Strengthening Opportunities, Advocating Resilience (SOAR) programme aims to give ex-offenders training and career advice.About 375 ex-offenders are ...

  • Christians in Singapore observe Good FridayChristians in Singapore observe Good Friday
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/4/2014 3:15 PM

    SINGAPORE: Christians in Singapore observed Good Friday on April 18.It is also the day when they believe Jesus Christ was crucified.Worshippers gathered at churches islandwide to commemorate the death of Jesus on the cross.Good Friday also traditiona...

  • Funeral directors looking for the right people to take overFuneral directors looking for the right people to take over
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/4/2014 3:07 PM

    SINGAPORE: In ageing Singapore, the funeral business is getting old faster than others.Most funeral directors and their staff are between 50 and 60 years old, and they are facing the pressing challenge of attracting young people into a business that'...

  • Number of halal certificates issued up 12.5% in 2013Number of halal certificates issued up 12.5% in 2013
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/4/2014 2:55 PM

    SINGAPORE: The number of halal certificates issued by Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) increased by 12.5 per cent last year compared to the previous year.Last year, the number of halal certificates issued was 23,005. In 2012, 20,436 of s...

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sci-tech

  • Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinctAndroid gains in US, basic phones almost extinct
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 8:07 PM

    The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.

  • LinkedIn membership hits 300 millionLinkedIn membership hits 300 million
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 6:02 PM

    The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced Friday it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States.

  • Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackersSatellite telecom vulnerable to hackers
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 8:13 PM

    Security flaws in many satellite telecommunications systems leave them open to hackers, raising potential risks for aviation, shipping, military and other sectors, security researchers said Thursday.

  • Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' featureFacebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 6:39 PM

    Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them.

  • Turkey still hopes Twitter will open local officeTurkey still hopes Twitter will open local office
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 4:40 PM

    Turkey's government said on Thursday it still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country, a day after the social networking site ruled out any such move.

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weird

  • US Capitol superheroes fail to break world recordUS Capitol superheroes fail to break world record
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:52 PM

    They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen and a number of Captain Americas failed to break a world record Friday outside the US Capitol.

  • Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-cityGoing nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:06 PM

    Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" -- by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

  • Polish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayakPolish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayak
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 6:34 PM

    A 67-year-old Polish retiree has claimed he kayaked solo across the Atlantic, taking six months to make the ocean crossing from Portugal to Florida.

  • Guatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet recordGuatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet record
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 11:23 PM

    Thousands of Guatemalan Catholics broke their own Guinness record for the world's longest sawdust carpet Thursday with a multi-colored masterpiece stretching down the main avenue of the capital's historic center.

  • Ex-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokesEx-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokes
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 1:42 PM

    In a patriotic fervour, Russians are asking President Vladimir Putin to bring back the US state of Alaska, sold off to the United States in Tsarist times. Putin's answer? It's too cold. 

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business

  • Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro share sale
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 1:53 PM

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year.

  • Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro capital increase
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 1:51 PM

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year.

  • Tunisian president slashes salary by two-thirds
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 12:40 PM

    Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki announced on Friday his decision to voluntarily take a two-thirds pay cut as the government grapples with a financial situation it has described as "critical."

  • Malaysia, Australia in deal on black box custody: report
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 10:37 AM

    Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal specifying who handles any wreckage from missing flight MH370 that may be recovered, including the crucial "black box" flight data recorders, local media reported Friday.

  • Finnish man in HK court after midair 'chocolate sword threat'
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 7:34 AM

    A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could attend the Winter Olympics, a report said Friday.

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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