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Are we alone? Alien pollution might reveal the answer
Are we alone? Alien pollution might reveal the answer

Earthlings often wonder if life exists on other planets, and researchers said Wednesday that hunting for traces of pollution from distant worlds could provide the answer.

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  • Crucial role of military experts in sharpening SAF's capabilitiesCrucial role of military experts in sharpening SAF's capabilities
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 5:34 PM

    SINGAPORE: Never stop learning and continue to deepen your expertise.That's the message Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing had for 91 servicemen and women appointed senior military experts in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) at a ceremony on ...

  • Rise in dengue cases in Circuit Road and Circuit LinkRise in dengue cases in Circuit Road and Circuit Link
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 4:56 PM

    SINGAPORE: There has been an increase in the number of dengue cases in Circuit Road and Circuit Link.A total of 43 cases were detected in the area over the past two weeks, attracting the attention of the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Town...

  • One-stop resource portal in Chinese to encourage seniors to stay activeOne-stop resource portal in Chinese to encourage seniors to stay active
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 4:33 PM

    SINGAPORE: To encourage more seniors to stay active, a new one-stop resource portal in Chinese has been launched for them.Some of the information seniors can access on the C3A Chinese portal include news, and content about self-improvement courses an...

  • S'pore team develops test for eye disease that can lead to blindnessS'pore team develops test for eye disease that can lead to blindness
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 4:24 PM

    SINGAPORE: Eye doctors and scientists from Singapore have developed Asia's first genetic test for identifying patients with a type of eye disease known as corneal stromal dystrophy, which affects the cornea and can lead to loss of vision.The POLARIS ...

  • Health Ministry to explore analysis of data from across healthcare sectorHealth Ministry to explore analysis of data from across healthcare sector
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 4:14 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health has announced it will explore the possibility of providing a secure platform that will analyse data gathered from healthcare institutions.It will sit on top of an information technology architecture that can link up ...

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world

  • Are we alone? Alien pollution might reveal the answerAre we alone? Alien pollution might reveal the answer
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 9:04 PM

    Earthlings often wonder if life exists on other planets, and researchers said Wednesday that hunting for traces of pollution from distant worlds could provide the answer.

  • First MH17 bodies arrive in grieving NetherlandsFirst MH17 bodies arrive in grieving Netherlands
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:56 PM

    The first bodies from flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday almost a week after it was shot down over Ukraine, as the conflict flared yet again near the Malaysian airliner's crash site.

  • UBS charged with tax fraud in FranceUBS charged with tax fraud in France
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 4:55 PM

    Swiss bank UBS was on Wednesday charged with tax fraud in Paris for allegedly helping rich French clients to hide money in Switzerland, a judicial source said.

  • Opening ceremony tribute to MH17 victims at Commonwealth GamesOpening ceremony tribute to MH17 victims at Commonwealth Games
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 4:52 PM

    The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow on Wednesday will include a tribute to victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight disaster, organisers said.

  • World airlines shun Israel for second dayWorld airlines shun Israel for second day
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 4:42 PM

    Major airlines shunned Israel for a second day on Wednesday amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza could endanger flights into Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

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sci-tech

  • Google offers big prize for small power boxGoogle offers big prize for small power box
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:32 PM

    Google is offering a million-dollar prize for a breakthrough that would make solar or wind generated electricity more enticing for everyday uses.

  • Android grabs more tablet market shareAndroid grabs more tablet market share
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:25 PM

    Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday.

  • Angry Bitcoin investors demand answers at Tokyo creditors' meetAngry Bitcoin investors demand answers at Tokyo creditors' meet
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 11:45 AM

    Bitcoin investors voiced anger Wednesday after the first creditors' meeting for failed Tokyo trading exchange MtGox, whose spectacular collapse hammered the digital currency's reputation and left a trail of unanswered questions. 

  • IBM's Watson advises US soldiers on life after serviceIBM's Watson advises US soldiers on life after service
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 4:50 AM

    IBM's Watson supercomputer is putting its real-world smarts to work helping US soldiers transition back to civilian lives.

  • Apple profit up as China sales surgeApple profit up as China sales surge
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 2:10 AM

    Apple quarterly profit climbed with strong demand for iPhones, particularly in China where the California company's revenue surged.

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weird

  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic tops charts with parody album'Weird Al' Yankovic tops charts with parody album
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:33 PM

    US comedian-singer "Weird Al" Yankovic has scored a career-first number one album following a viral video campaign parodying two of the biggest hits of the past year.

  • Romanian city opens plastic bottle bridge in litter protestRomanian city opens plastic bottle bridge in litter protest
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:23 PM

    Timisoara in western Romania on Wednesday inaugurated a 23-metre (75 feet) bridge made of more than 157,000 collected plastic bottles to warn against the devastating effects of litter.

  • Scottish police stop Sri Lankan motorway cyclistsScottish police stop Sri Lankan motorway cyclists
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 3:18 PM

    Police on Wednesday pulled over four cyclists from Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team after spotting them riding on one of Scotland's busiest motorways, the M74.

  • China censors squash giant inflatable toad reportsChina censors squash giant inflatable toad reports
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 5:09 AM

    Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the Internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.

  • US man claims Africa land, makes daughter a 'princess'US man claims Africa land, makes daughter a 'princess'
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 3:32 AM

    Fathers often see their daughters as royalty. But a few months ago, when Emily Heaton said she wanted to be a princess, her father Jeremiah quickly found her a kingdom.

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business

  • Oil prices climb as US crude stocks fall
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:01 PM

    World oil prices advanced on Wednesday after the US government reported a surprisingly large decline in the nation's oil inventories.

  • Turkish Airlines extends suspension of Israel flights by 24 hours
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:25 PM

    Turkey's national carrier has extended its suspension of direct flights to Tel Aviv for another day for security reasons due to the Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas, the communications minister said on Wednesday.

  • World airlines shun Israel for second day
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:15 PM

    Major airlines shunned Israel for a second day on Wednesday amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza could endanger flights into Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

  • Fighting rages by Russia-Ukraine border as two jets downed
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 6:42 PM

    Rolling hills, sleepy villages and the crackle of gunfire: the area where two Ukrainian fighter jets were downed on Wednesday is a surreal warzone near the flight MH17 crash site.

  • At least 42 killed in Taiwan plane crash: officials
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 6:02 PM

    At least 42 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing.

news radio stations
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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.

  • 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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