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Week in Review - 24 July 2014

3,841 units released in latest BTO exercise,Temporary extension of stay for resale flat owners,Expec...

singapore

  • SAF scholarships given to 31 recipients from diverse backgroundsSAF scholarships given to 31 recipients from diverse backgrounds
    Channel NewsAsia - 29/7/2014 3:56 PM

    SINGAPORE: Terrorism, cyber threats and biological pandemics are some of the current and future security challenges Singapore faces. To tackle them rapidly, it is important to groom top-notch leaders to stay ahead of these challenges, said Defence Mi...

  • Executives by day, cat-women by nightExecutives by day, cat-women by night
    Channel NewsAsia - 29/7/2014 3:43 PM

    SINGAPORE: Relationship manager Sharon Tang and lawyer Thenuga Vijakumar are busy executives by day, but at night, they turn into cat-women - they trap stray cats and send them for neutering, in a bid to save them from being culled.They are doing the...

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore set to compete in Women's 4x100m Medley finalsCommonwealth Games: Singapore set to compete in Women's 4x100m Medley finals
    Channel NewsAsia - 29/7/2014 2:20 PM

    SINGAPORE: National swimmer Joseph Schooling, who won the silver medal in the men’s 100m butterfly final at the Commonwealth Games, took part in two more races on Tuesday (July 29).However, he missed making it to the finals for both events. He finish...

  • Australia to use PIN for credit card purchases from AugustAustralia to use PIN for credit card purchases from August
    Channel NewsAsia - 29/7/2014 2:14 PM

    SINGAPORE: From August this year, people making purchases with credit cards in Australia will have to use a personal identification number (PIN) instead of their signatures to verify their payments. Australian authorities said this is to ensure that ...

  • Gangs turn to social media for recruitmentGangs turn to social media for recruitment
    Channel NewsAsia - 29/7/2014 1:28 PM

    SINGAPORE: Social media is proving to be a ripe breeding ground for gang recruitment among high-risk youths, new local research revealed on Tuesday (July 29).The study by the National University of Singapore (NUS) is the first study of the impact of ...

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world

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sci-tech

  • India's Flipkart raises $1 bn to tackle AmazonIndia's Flipkart raises $1 bn to tackle Amazon
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 3:04 PM

    India's top e-commerce company Flipkart said Tuesday it had raised $1 billion (60 billion rupees) in funds as it battles US giant Amazon for supremacy in the hyper-competitive local market.

  • Airbnb woos business travelersAirbnb woos business travelers
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 10:38 PM

    Airbnb on Monday set out to woo business travelers to its service that lets people turn unused rooms in homes into de facto hotel space.

  • OkCupid admits toying with users to find love formulaOkCupid admits toying with users to find love formula
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 10:18 PM

    OkCupid on Monday said it messed with members' minds a bit in a bid to refine the formula for finding love at the online matchmaking service.

  • Amazon launches 3D printing storeAmazon launches 3D printing store
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 3:52 PM

    Amazon announced Monday the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customize and personalize items like earrings, pendants, dolls and other objects.

  • Samsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launchSamsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launch
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 9:35 AM

    Samsung Electronics said Monday it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google's Android system.

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weird

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business

  • EU adopts broad economic sanctions against Russia
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 3:33 PM

    The European Union finally agreed Tuesday to impose broad economic sanctions against Russia, hoping to force Moscow to reverse course in Ukraine, EU officials said.

  • India's Flipkart raises $1 bln in funds to tackle Amazon
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 1:32 PM

    India's top e-commerce company Flipkart said Tuesday it had raised $1 billion (60 billion rupees) in funds as it battles US giant Amazon for supremacy in the hyper-competitive local market.

  • Deutsche Bank hit by Q2 profit fall, Moody's downgrade
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 12:16 PM

    Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, said Tuesday its net profit in the second quarter fell by 29 percent, due mainly to a heavier tax bill.

  • UBS bank reports profit boost clouded by tax, legal risks
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 11:31 AM

    Leading Swiss bank UBS turned in a strong profit performance in the second quarter, but highlighted on Tuesday the stark risks financial institutions face from campaigns by tax and regulatory bodies.

  • China flight delays temporarily ease: aviation body
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 11:09 AM

    China's aviation authority said that air traffic in the country's eastern region had returned to normal on Tuesday, according to a statement, after earlier warning of widespread flight delays for the afternoon.

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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