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Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead
Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy's bid to become only the fifth player to win four consecutive PGA events started poorly Thursday at the Barclays while American Bo Van Pelt took the lead.

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singapore

  • Football: Singapore drawn in tough group for 2014 Asian GamesFootball: Singapore drawn in tough group for 2014 Asian Games
    Channel NewsAsia - 21/8/2014 3:47 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore has been drawn with Oman, Palestine and Tajikistan in Group C for next month's Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. The Republic is ranked 152 in the world, while its opponents are all ranked higher in the FIFA rankings.Oman's na...

  • Kong Hee wanted to distance financing of Sun Ho's music career from churchKong Hee wanted to distance financing of Sun Ho's music career from church
    Channel NewsAsia - 21/8/2014 3:20 PM

    SINGAPORE: Prosecutors have pointed out that City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee had, until 2010, concealed from the church's executive members the real reason why Xtron Productions was incorporated.Kong admitted it was to distance the financing of ...

  • Fukushima food imports ban lifted, but AVA still conducting checksFukushima food imports ban lifted, but AVA still conducting checks
    Channel NewsAsia - 21/8/2014 3:16 PM

    SINGAPORE: Two months after the ban on Fukushima food imports was lifted, import levels are at 5,300 tonnes, comparable to pre-ban import levels of 5,900 tonnes.Even with the lifting of the ban, Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) is...

  • At least four vehicles catch fire across SingaporeAt least four vehicles catch fire across Singapore
    Channel NewsAsia - 21/8/2014 2:58 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) had a busy day on Thursday (Aug 21), tending to a rash of vehicle fires.At 7am, they were alerted to a car engulfed in flames along the East Coast Parkway (ECP) near the Bayshore Road exit. It had b...

  • British national charged with endangering safety of boyBritish national charged with endangering safety of boy
    Channel NewsAsia - 21/8/2014 2:56 PM

    SINGAPORE: A 38-year-old British national, who is believed to have entered Singapore illegally, has been charged with endangering the personal safety of a two-year-old boy.The accused, Adam Whittington, is believed to have entered Singapore with two ...

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world

  • Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs leadStreaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 10:50 PM

    Top-ranked Rory McIlroy's bid to become only the fifth player to win four consecutive PGA events started poorly Thursday at the Barclays while American Bo Van Pelt took the lead.

  • Malaysia in mourning as MH17 remains return homeMalaysia in mourning as MH17 remains return home
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 10:02 PM

    Malaysia will drape itself in black for a national day of mourning Friday as it welcomes home the remains of 20 citizens killed on downed Flight MH17.

  • Tourism tanks in Crimea under the Russian flagTourism tanks in Crimea under the Russian flag
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 9:37 PM

    Restaurant owner Galina Anchukova looks out across the seaside promenade in sunny Feodosia, with its straggle of strolling tourists, and sees a wasted financial opportunity.

  • Griesa refrains from contempt charge against ArgentinaGriesa refrains from contempt charge against Argentina
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 8:49 PM

    US judge Thomas Griesa on Thursday branded Argentina's move to pay bondholders against his orders "illegal", but he held back from ruling the country in contempt of court.

  • Islamic State 'beyond anything we've seen': USIslamic State 'beyond anything we've seen': US
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 8:15 PM

    The Islamic State poses a greater danger than a conventional "terrorist group" and is pursuing a vision that could radically alter the face of the Middle East, US defense leaders said Thursday.

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sci-tech

  • Microsoft to unveil new Windows softwareMicrosoft to unveil new Windows software
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 10:01 PM

    A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.

  • Google to help boost Greece's tourism industryGoogle to help boost Greece's tourism industry
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 8:06 PM

    Internet giant Google will offer management courses to 3,000 tourism businesses on the island of Crete as part of an initiative to promote the sector in Greece, industry union Sete said on Thursday.

  • Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 4:54 AM

    Facebook awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.

  • HP revenue inches up after years of declineHP revenue inches up after years of decline
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 9:09 PM

    Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue rose for the first time in three years, nudged by improved computer sales everywhere except Russia and China.

  • Shazam breaks 100 million monthly user markShazam breaks 100 million monthly user mark
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 7:25 PM

    Shazam announced Wednesday that 100 million people use its song-recognition mobile service monthly in a 34 percent surge from a year earlier.

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weird

  • Dozing man falls into London riverDozing man falls into London river
    Agence France-Presse - 19/8/2014 11:23 PM

    A dozy man who fell asleep on the Thames embankment in London had to be rescued after nodding off and falling in the river, rescue services said Tuesday.

  • Snoozing China air traffic controllers force jet to delay landingSnoozing China air traffic controllers force jet to delay landing
    Agence France-Presse - 19/8/2014 4:55 AM

    A Chinese aircraft was forced to delay its landing after two air traffic controllers nodded off, reports said Tuesday, sparking a wave of online anger about airline safety.

  • Mega gator catch is largest in US state of AlabamaMega gator catch is largest in US state of Alabama
    Agence France-Presse - 18/8/2014 7:22 PM

    A family in the US state of Alabama hauled in a monster alligator over the weekend, setting a new record for size in the southern state, media reports said Monday.

  • Swiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in officeSwiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in office
    Agence France-Presse - 18/8/2014 12:02 PM

    The mayor of the Swiss town of Baden, who is also a member of parliament, was suspended Monday following allegations that he sent nude selfies taken at work to a woman friend.

  • Brazil inmate flies the coop in drug ruseBrazil inmate flies the coop in drug ruse
    Agence France-Presse - 18/8/2014 10:19 AM

    A Brazilian inmate on supervised release put his electronic monitoring bracelet on an unsuspecting rooster, which he locked in a chicken coop, and then sneaked off to sell drugs.

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business

  • Malaysia in mourning as MH17 remains return home
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 9:24 PM

    Malaysia will drape itself in black for a national day of mourning Friday as it welcomes home the remains of 20 citizens killed on downed Flight MH17.

  • Griesa refrains from contempt charge against Argentina
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 9:11 PM

    US judge Thomas Griesa on Thursday branded Argentina's move to pay bondholders against his orders "illegal", but he held back from ruling the country in contempt of court.

  • Oil prices climb on upbeat US data
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 7:49 PM

    Oil prices pushed higher Thursday after a batch of solid economic data in the United States, the world's top consumer of crude, lifted demand hopes.

  • Lost passenger sparks security scare Geneva airport
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 5:45 PM

    A lost passenger sparked a security alert at Geneva airport on Thursday that forced staff to halt boarding and caused disruption to several flights, a spokesman said.

  • Oil prices rise on strong US data
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 5:00 PM

    Oil prices rose on Thursday after the release of solid economic data in the US, the world's top consumer of crude, traders said.

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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