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  • Maintenance based on needs rather than gender could take place
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 1:31 PM

    SINGAPORE: Award maintenance based on needs and not just by gender – that is one proposed amendment to the Women's Charter that could take place after public consultations wrap up early next year. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday (July 23) after a ...

  • PM Lee, President Tony Tan congratulate Indonesia's Joko Widodo on election winPM Lee, President Tony Tan congratulate Indonesia's Joko Widodo on election win
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 12:46 PM

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong congratulated Indonesia’s President-elect Joko Widodo on his election victory in a phone call on Wednesday (July 23) morning. Mr Widodo - popularly known as Jokowi - was declared the winner of Indonesia's clo...

  • Singapore govt pledges US$100,000 to humanitarian aid efforts in GazaSingapore govt pledges US$100,000 to humanitarian aid efforts in Gaza
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 11:54 AM

    SINGAPORE: In a press statement released on Wednesday (July 23), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said that in response to the "urgent humanitarian situation" in Gaza, the Singapore Government is pledging US$100,000 (S$123,804) to "an internatio...

  • Travel services agency fined for engaging unlicensed tourist guides
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 11:32 AM

    SINGAPORE: Shin KaiGai Travel Services (SKGTS) and its director Wong Kim Eng were convicted on Wednesday (July 23) for failing to engage licensed tourist guides for its tours, and have been fined S$7,500 each.According a media statement from the Sing...

  • All eyes on Joseph Schooling, Tao Li at Commonwealth GamesAll eyes on Joseph Schooling, Tao Li at Commonwealth Games
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 10:53 AM

    SINGAPORE: All eyes will be on Joseph Schooling and Tao Li when they begin their Commonwealth Games campaign in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday (July 24). Ahead of their races, here is a sneak peek at their preparations in the United States, where they...

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world

  • More than 40 dead in Taiwan plane crash
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 1:43 PM

    More than 40 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said. 

  • Drugmaker GSK slashes annual profits forecastDrugmaker GSK slashes annual profits forecast
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 12:39 PM

    British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday slashed its 2014 profits forecast as second-quarter earnings sank on the back of weak US trade, adverse currency moves and a Chinese bribery probe.

  • Boeing boosts 2014 profit forecast after solid quarterBoeing boosts 2014 profit forecast after solid quarter
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 12:31 PM

    US aerospace and defense giant Boeing on Wednesday raised its full-year profit outlook after a strong second quarter that saw profit soar 52 percent on higher jetliner deliveries.

  • Boeing posts strong second quarter profit, raises outlookBoeing posts strong second quarter profit, raises outlook
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 12:31 PM

    US aerospace and defense giant Boeing reported Wednesday strong second-quarter earnings lifted by higher commercial aircraft deliveries and raised its profit outlook for the full year.

  • Spain shows best growth for six years: central bankSpain shows best growth for six years: central bank
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 12:22 PM

    The Spanish economy grew at its strongest rate for six years in the second quarter of the year, expanding by 0.5 percent from the previous three months, the central bank said on Wednesday.

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sci-tech

  • 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.

  • Google made failed bid for SpotifyGoogle made failed bid for Spotify
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 11:36 PM

    Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • Apple profit climbs along with iPhone salesApple profit climbs along with iPhone sales
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 8:58 PM

    Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results.

  • Microsoft profit hurt by Nokia, but revenues jumpMicrosoft profit hurt by Nokia, but revenues jump
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 8:35 PM

    Microsoft said Tuesday profits took a hit from its newly acquired Nokia phone division but that revenues got a strong lift from cloud services.

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weird

  • 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.

  • Beetles devour George Harrison tribute treeBeetles devour George Harrison tribute tree
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 9:20 PM

    A tree planted in a Los Angeles park in memory of the late George Harrison of the Beatles has been killed by beetles, a city councilor said Tuesday.

  • Putin plunges Russia into permanent winter timePutin plunges Russia into permanent winter time
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 8:51 PM

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law plunging the country into permanent winter time in the latest experiment with the nation's alarm clocks after three years of non-stop summer time.

  • Afghan car buyers urged to defy the 'curse of 39'Afghan car buyers urged to defy the 'curse of 39'
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 2:31 PM

    Afghans' aversion to the number 39 due to its mysterious connotations of prostitution forced the government on Tuesday to appeal for people to stop refusing vehicle licence plates containing the much-feared figure.

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business

  • Dutch await first MH17 bodies as nation mourns
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 1:21 PM

    The Netherlands on Wednesday anxiously awaited the much-delayed return of the first bodies from flight MH17, declaring an exceptional day of mourning for the 298 dead, 193 of them Dutch.

  • Russia accuses Kiev of tampering with MH17 air traffic data
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 1:21 PM

    Russia on Wednesday accused Ukraine of manipulating data held by its air traffic authorities concerning the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last week.

  • Rebels down two Ukrainian fighter jets in east: military
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 12:17 PM

    Pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in eastern Ukraine just days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a Ukrainian military spokesman told AFP.

  • Oil market firm before US energy report
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 11:46 AM

    World oil prices edged higher Wednesday in cautious trading and dealmakers monitored the latest newsflow from Ukraine and the Middle East, ahead of the weekly US inventories report.

  • Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down in east: military
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 11:43 AM

    Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, a Ukrainian military spokesman told AFP.

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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