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Fiji coup leader surges ahead in election count
Fiji coup leader surges ahead in election count

Military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama was on course Thursday to win the South Pacific nation's first election since he staged a bloodless coup in 2006, official data showed.

singapore

  • Streetdeal fined for selling travel packages without valid licenceStreetdeal fined for selling travel packages without valid licence
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/9/2014 4:31 PM

    SINGAPORE: Streetdeal Singapore Pte Ltd has been fined a total of S$25,000 for carrying on the business of a travel agent without a valid licence, as well as helping another unlicensed travel agent with its business.In a statement on Wednesday (Sep 1...

  • Football: Neymar to play at Singapore's National StadiumFootball: Neymar to play at Singapore's National Stadium
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/9/2014 3:53 PM

    SINGAPORE: FC Barcelona star striker Neymar will play in Singapore's National Stadium on Oct 14, in a friendly match between Brazil and Japan. Brazil's newly-appointed national coach Dunga announced the squad list on Wednesday (Sep 17). The team comi...

  • Asian Games: Singapore and Oman draw 3-3 in second Group C matchAsian Games: Singapore and Oman draw 3-3 in second Group C match
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/9/2014 3:41 PM

    INCHEON, South Korea: Singapore and Oman drew 3-3 in their second Group C match at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Wednesday (Sep 17).The game opened with Oman's Al-Hamhami scoring in the 10th minute. Subsequently, greater ball posses...

  • In an age of online hacks, experts suggest ways for consumers to stay safeIn an age of online hacks, experts suggest ways for consumers to stay safe
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/9/2014 3:38 PM

    SINGAPORE: Technology security experts are urging consumers to be more circumspect in the kind of information they divulge, after data of more than 317,000 customers from karaoke operator K Box was shared online on Tuesday (Sep 16). The operator said...

  • PM Lee meets Hong Kong's chief executivePM Lee meets Hong Kong's chief executive
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/9/2014 3:20 PM

    HONG KONG: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is now in Hong Kong, met Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Wednesday evening (Sep 17). It is the final leg of Mr Lee's eight-day visit to several cities in southern China.At the Hong Kong Government Hou...

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world

  • Sweeteners boost diabetes riskSweeteners boost diabetes risk
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 9:01 PM

    Promoted as an aid to good health, artificial sweeteners may in fact be boosting diabetes risk, said a study Wednesday that urged a rethink of their widespread use and endorsement.

  • FA chief backs video replays for refereesFA chief backs video replays for referees
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:49 PM

    Video replays to help football referees in key decision-making moments such as awarding penalties received the backing of England's Football Association chairman Greg Dyke on Wednesday.

  • Fashion royalty watches as Gucci takes fans on 70s tripFashion royalty watches as Gucci takes fans on 70s trip
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:48 PM

    Gucci took an audience sprinkled with fashion royalty on a mind-expanding trip back to the early 1970s on Wednesday as the global style powerhouse unveiled its 2015 spring/summer womenswear collection.

  • Dovish Fed holds policy unchangedDovish Fed holds policy unchanged
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:22 PM

    The Federal Reserve stuck to its forecast for an initial interest rate rise in 2015 on Wednesday but cut its forecast for US growth slightly.

  • Independence would hit Scotland's key whisky sector: bankIndependence would hit Scotland's key whisky sector: bank
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 3:46 PM

    Independence will likely have a negative short-term impact on Scotland's emblematic whisky industry, according to a study by Dutch lender Rabobank released on the eve of Thursday's crucial vote. 

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sci-tech

  • Yelp to pay US fine for child privacy violationYelp to pay US fine for child privacy violation
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 7:29 PM

    Online ratings operator Yelp agreed to pay $450,000 to settle US charges that it illegally collected data on children, in violation of privacy laws, officials said Wednesday.

  • Early reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhonesEarly reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhones
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:03 PM

    Early reviews of Apple iPhone 6 models to be released on Friday sang praises of the large-screen handsets, proclaiming that bigger truly is better.

  • Sony warns of $2.14 bn annual loss, blames mobile unitSony warns of $2.14 bn annual loss, blames mobile unit
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:30 AM

    Sony on Wednesday said it would lose $2.14 billion this fiscal year, more than four times its earlier forecast as the Japanese electronics giant blamed a downturn in its mobile phone business.

  • New Apple mobile software due to arriveNew Apple mobile software due to arrive
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 2:17 AM

    New-generation Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones.

  • Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 11:58 PM

    The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to figures updated in real time by online tracker Internet Live Stats.

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weird

  • Virginity worth $5,000, rules China courtVirginity worth $5,000, rules China court
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 9:25 AM

    A Chinese woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded nearly $5,000 by a court, reports said Wednesday.

  • Virginity worth $5,000, Chinese court rulesVirginity worth $5,000, Chinese court rules
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 9:25 AM

    A Chinese woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded nearly $5,000 by a court, reports said Wednesday.

  • Austrian traffic cop has crap dayAustrian traffic cop has crap day
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 10:45 PM

    A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding, police said on Tuesday.

  • George the goldfish has 'high risk' brain surgeryGeorge the goldfish has 'high risk' brain surgery
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 9:01 AM

    A goldfish called George was on the mend in Australia Tuesday after undergoing "high risk" brain surgery in an operation the vet described as "fiddly".

  • Net pains for North Korea reporters at Asian GamesNet pains for North Korea reporters at Asian Games
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 4:41 AM

    North Korea's reporters at the Asian Games will have to file stories using fax because their web access is restricted in South Korea, an official said Tuesday.

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business

  • Oil prices dip on US crude data, OPEC speculation
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 7:46 PM

    Oil prices dipped Wednesday following mixed US crude-inventory data and reports suggesting an OPEC production cut is unlikely when the organization meets in November.

  • Air France pilot strike to enter fourth day as talks sputter
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 7:28 PM

    Striking Air France pilots dug in their heels Wednesday, rejecting government calls to go back to work and new assurances from management that low-cost operations would not threaten their jobs.

  • Ebola 'fear factor' risks economic disaster: World Bank
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 3:06 PM

    The World Bank warned Wednesday that fear of the deadly Ebola virus is choking off economic activity in West Africa with potentially "catastrophic" results.

  • South Sudan won't expel foreign workers: minister
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 1:51 PM

    The government in war-torn South Sudan said Wednesday it will not be expelling any foreign workers, reversing a policy announcement made the previous day that met with protests from aid agencies and neighbouring countries.

  • Fugitive owner of troubled Bulgaria bank surrenders in Serbia
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 12:34 PM

    The largest shareholder of a Bulgarian bank, wanted for embezzlement during a panicked run that nearly brought down the lender, has surrendered to police in Serbia, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

news radio stations
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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.

  • 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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