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Top seed Serena into US Open last 16
Top seed Serena into US Open last 16

Five-time champion Serena Williams reached the US Open last 16 on Saturday with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over fellow American Varvara Lepchenko.

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singapore

  • Overseas participants join speed skating championship in SingaporeOverseas participants join speed skating championship in Singapore
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 4:29 PM

    SINGAPORE: This year's Short Track Speed Skating National Championship saw an overwhelming response. For the first time, participants from India, China, Indonesia and Malaysia joined host Singapore to compete at The Rink @ JCube.There will be 65 skat...

  • Charity walk raises S$1 million for needy familiesCharity walk raises S$1 million for needy families
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 3:51 PM

    SINGAPORE: FairPrice Walks With U has raised S$1 million for charity. This year's event at the Promontory @ Marina Bay attracted 1,000 more participants, up from 5,000 in 2013.Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing flagged off the even...

  • Asian Games: Diver Mark Lee injured in training accidentAsian Games: Diver Mark Lee injured in training accident
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 3:25 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore diver Mark Lee's participation in the upcoming Asian Games is in doubt after he was injured during a training accident on Saturday (Aug 30) morning.The 20-year-old hit his foot on the diving board during a dive at the Toa Payoh S...

  • Karting Championship sets hearts racing ahead of Singapore GPKarting Championship sets hearts racing ahead of Singapore GP
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 3:16 PM

    SINGAPORE: The inaugural Karting Championship was held at the F1 Pit Building on Saturday (Aug 30), in the lead-up to the Singapore Grand Prix.The championship is the finale to the Karting Training Programme, where 120 youths competed for fully-spons...

  • Increase in complaints against coupon-buying websitesIncrease in complaints against coupon-buying websites
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/8/2014 2:34 PM

    SINGAPORE: Coupon-buying websites have been gaining popularity and complaints against some of these sites are increasing too. Recently, some customers were unhappy with StreetDeal and its subscription model, which they felt charges them unfairly.Ms K...

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world

  • 230 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad230 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 10:07 PM

    At least 230 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn.

  • Top seed Serena into US Open last 16Top seed Serena into US Open last 16
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 8:56 PM

    Five-time champion Serena Williams reached the US Open last 16 on Saturday with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over fellow American Varvara Lepchenko.

  • Murray into US Open fourth roundMurray into US Open fourth round
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 7:48 PM

    Former champion Andy Murray punched his fourth-round ticket at the US Open on Saturday with a 6-1, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 victory over Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov.

  • Greece looks to debt relief in EU-IMF talksGreece looks to debt relief in EU-IMF talks
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 7:37 PM

    A delegation of senior Greek ministers heads into meetings in Paris with EU-IMF creditors on Tuesday hoping to win a direly-needed new round of debt relief to propel economic recovery.

  • Ecuador nuns go public for first time in 150 yearsEcuador nuns go public for first time in 150 years
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 7:29 PM

    A group of Ecuadoran nuns opened the doors of their convent to the outside world Saturday -- a first since the order arrived in the South American country 150 years ago.

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sci-tech

  • Tablet sales slow as PCs find footingTablet sales slow as PCs find footing
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 10:08 PM

    Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC).

  • Facebook tuning mobile search at social networkFacebook tuning mobile search at social network
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 8:53 PM

    Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network.

  • Samsung denies child labour at Chinese supplierSamsung denies child labour at Chinese supplier
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 9:52 AM

    South Korea's Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China hired child workers.

  • Australia's consumer watchdog sues US games giant ValveAustralia's consumer watchdog sues US games giant Valve
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 9:00 AM

    Australia's consumer watchdog Friday said it was taking online US video games giant Valve to court for allegedly making "false or misleading representations" and refusing to offer refunds.

  • Twitter to set up shop in social-media-mad IndonesiaTwitter to set up shop in social-media-mad Indonesia
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 8:57 AM

    Twitter plans to open an office in Indonesia over the coming months as it seeks to boost revenues in the social-media-addicted nation, the company announced Friday.

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weird

  • Japan urges citizens to be prepared - by stockpiling toilet rollsJapan urges citizens to be prepared - by stockpiling toilet rolls
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 10:58 AM

    The Japanese government is calling on its citizens to be prepared for the worst-case scenario should a major disaster hit the quake-prone archipelago -- by stockpiling toilet paper.

  • Gold rush as artist buries bullion on British beachGold rush as artist buries bullion on British beach
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 3:16 AM

    Thirty gold bars have been buried on a beach in Britain by a German artist, prompting a flood of bounty hunters with metal detectors to seek their fortune Friday.

  • Gold bars buried on Kent beach spark treasure huntGold bars buried on Kent beach spark treasure hunt
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 3:16 AM

    Thirty bars of 24-carat gold lie buried under the sand of Folkestone's Outer Harbour beach in Kent, ready to be dug up by treasure-seekers.

  • Goat spotted on London undergroundGoat spotted on London underground
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 3:02 AM

    A horned brown goat named Barney shocked commuters as he checked into the London underground at Vauxhall station, trotting with nonchalance through the ticket barrier.

  • 'The audacity of taupe': Obama suit creates sartorial stir'The audacity of taupe': Obama suit creates sartorial stir
    Agence France-Presse - 28/8/2014 10:25 PM

    The subjects were serious enough at President Barack Obama's impromptu press conference Thursday, but many viewers and the collective press corps seized on something more immediately visible: his tan suit.

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business

  • 'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 7:53 PM

    To recline or not to recline? Airplane "legroom wars" are prompting growing rage in the United States, with two recent seat battles sparking a heated debate about the knee-bumping practice.

  • Two dead in Brazil plane crash
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 7:48 PM

    Two people were killed when a single-engined plane crashed Saturday in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba, media reports said.

  • Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 4:32 PM

    Liberia on Saturday said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country's four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control.

  • Bombardier CSeries suffers setback as first client backs off
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 4:14 PM

    Sweden's Braathens Aviation said it no longer wishes to be the first operator of Bombardier's new CSeries jets, adding to the troubled Canadian manufacturer's woes.

  • India court should decide fast on coal mine fate: minister
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 2:39 PM

    India's Supreme Court needs to decide fast on the fate of nearly 220 coal blocks it has declared illegal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday, as the nation grapples with already bad fuel shortages.

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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.

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