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Koala survives terrifying ride clinging to car
Koala survives terrifying ride clinging to car

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometre (54.5-mile) ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

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singapore

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore target long-term table tennis masteryCommonwealth Games: Singapore target long-term table tennis mastery
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 1:26 AM

    GLASGOW - Singapore can maintain their dominance of women's table tennis at the Commonwealth Games in the long-term following their gold in the team event in Glasgow, according to coach Jing Junhong.The victory, secured with a 3-0 win over Malaysia, ...

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore reach men's team table tennis finalCommonwealth Games: Singapore reach men's team table tennis final
    Channel NewsAsia - 27/7/2014 6:13 PM

    GLASGOW: Singapore beat Nigeria 3-1 in the men's team table tennis semi-final at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (July 27).Singapore will face England in the final after England defeated India 3-1 in the second semi-final.Nigeria gave Singapore a sc...

  • Star-studded ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014 raises over S$6mStar-studded ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014 raises over S$6m
    Channel NewsAsia - 27/7/2014 3:34 PM

    SINGAPORE: The ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014, which took place at the Resorts World Sentosa Theatre on Sunday (July 27), raised over S$6.2 million for beneficiaries under the care of the Community Chest.Highlights of the star-studded show i...

  • Durian lovers get a taste of 'kampung spirit'Durian lovers get a taste of 'kampung spirit'
    Channel NewsAsia - 27/7/2014 3:09 PM

    SINGAPORE: About 350 durian fans socialised over the “king of fruits” in an exotic ‘makan’ session at Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre on Sunday (July 27) as part of this year's Durian Mobilisation event.Organised by well-known food blogger...

  • Ramadan a reminder to strengthen family ties: YaacobRamadan a reminder to strengthen family ties: Yaacob
    Channel NewsAsia - 27/7/2014 2:18 PM

    SINGAPORE: Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim and his parliamentary colleagues wish all Muslims 'Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri'.In his Hari Raya Message, Dr Yaacob urged the community to have the spirit of inclusiveness and generos...

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world

  • No burgers at some China McDonald's over food scareNo burgers at some China McDonald's over food scare
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 5:55 AM

    McDonald's outlets in Beijing and Shanghai have yanked their flagship burgers off the menu after a key US supplier recalled products made by its Shanghai factory, which is alleged to have used expired meat.

  • Pacific summit to urge action on climate changePacific summit to urge action on climate change
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 4:58 AM

    Pacific island leaders will renew calls for meaningful action on climate change at a regional summit opening in Palau on Tuesday, amid fears rising seas will swamp their low-lying nations.

  • US ups pressure on Israel as UN demands Gaza truceUS ups pressure on Israel as UN demands Gaza truce
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 4:26 AM

    The UN Security Council Monday joined US President Barack Obama in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel and Hamas ignored calls for a truce despite mounting civilian casualties.

  • UN Security Council calls for immediate Gaza ceasefireUN Security Council calls for immediate Gaza ceasefire
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 4:26 AM

    The UN Security Council on Monday called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza to allow for urgent aid to reach civilians as the conflict between Israel and Hamas entered its third week.

  • Vietnam's taste for cat leaves pets in perilVietnam's taste for cat leaves pets in peril
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 3:59 AM

    The enduring popularity of "little tiger" as a snack to accompany a beer in Vietnam means that cat owners live in constant fear of animal snatchers, despite an official ban.

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sci-tech

  • Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family linksStartup offers elderly an Internet key to family links
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 3:40 AM

    Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

  • Mobile tech reshaping the health sectorMobile tech reshaping the health sector
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 2:42 AM

    Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

  • US Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlockingUS Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlocking
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 7:39 PM

    US consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier under a measure adopted Friday to fix a perceived glitch in copyright law.

  • Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US CongressWikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US Congress
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 3:50 PM

    Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives in response to "disruptive" revisions of the online encyclopedia.

  • Playstation and Xbox butt heads at Hong Kong games fairPlaystation and Xbox butt heads at Hong Kong games fair
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 2:32 PM

    Fans dressed as Transformers, Iron Man and Jedi knights were among thousands at the first day of Hong Kong's comic and games expo Friday, where Xbox and Playstation went head-to-head with their new consoles.

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weird

  • US star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian adUS star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian ad
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 1:21 PM

    US actor David Duchovny has stirred up a storm of debate in Russia by appearing in an ultra-patriotic beer ad in which he fantasises about being Russian.

  • DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and deliciousDR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 8:33 AM

    In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.

  • Giant crater in Russia's far north sparks mysteryGiant crater in Russia's far north sparks mystery
    Agence France-Presse - 26/7/2014 9:05 AM

    A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as "the end of the world" is causing a sensation in Russia, with a group of scientists being sent to investigate. 

  • Latvian 'booze-for-hire' scheme hits a hiccupLatvian 'booze-for-hire' scheme hits a hiccup
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:16 PM

    A Latvian company's scheme to circumvent liquor laws by hiring out rather than selling alcoholic drinks backfired on Thursday when tax authorities pulled its license and launched an audit.

  • Queen's photobomb at Commonwealth Games 'not total accident'Queen's photobomb at Commonwealth Games 'not total accident'
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 5:52 PM

    It may have looked like a lucky quirk of timing, but the queen's photobombing of a selfie at the Commonwealth Games was not a complete accident, an athlete in the image said Friday.

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business

  • Oil prices drift lower in Asia
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 4:46 AM

    Oil prices dipped in Asian trade Monday ahead of the release of US economic growth and jobs data later in the week, while investors track events in Ukraine and the crude-rich Middle East.

  • Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 4:02 AM

    Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam's biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead.

  • Plane crash-lands on US beach, killing father
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 12:32 AM

    A small plane crash-landed on a beach in the US state of Florida Sunday, killing a father and critically injuring his young daughter, authorities said Sunday.

  • Air Algerie crash black boxes begin journey to France
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 7:43 PM

    The black boxes from the Air Algerie plane disaster on Sunday began their journey to France from northern Mali as investigators ramped up efforts to find the cause of the deadly crash.

  • Mali opens judicial inquiry into Air Algerie crash
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 5:57 PM

    Mali has opened a judicial probe into the Air Algerie plane disaster as part of international efforts to determine the cause of the crash, Mali's Minister of Solidarity and Humanitarian Action said Sunday.

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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