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Pellegrini claims third European 200m freestyle title
Pellegrini claims third European 200m freestyle title

Federica Pellegrini proved once again she is Europe's queen of the 200m freestyle after claiming her third straight title at the European Championships in Berlin on Saturday.

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singapore

  • HCJC marks its 40th anniversaryHCJC marks its 40th anniversary
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/8/2014 4:37 PM

    SINGAPORE: Though no longer existing in name, the spirit of Hwa Chong Junior College lives on, as it celebrated its 40th birthday on Saturday (Aug 23).A total of 750 guests, including Hwa Chong alumni and board members of Hwa Chong Institution, atten...

  • Temasek Poly researchers trying to breed mud crabsTemasek Poly researchers trying to breed mud crabs
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/8/2014 4:19 PM

    SINGAPORE: Mud crabs are an essential ingredient in a favourite Singaporean dish - Chilli crab. To ensure a reliable supply of mud crabs in Singapore and the region, researchers from Temasek Polytechnic are now trying to breed them in a controlled en...

  • CPF and housing are most-discussed topics in REACH feedbackCPF and housing are most-discussed topics in REACH feedback
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/8/2014 3:40 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singaporeans are most concerned about CPF and housing matters, according to the feedback collected by REACH on the Prime Minister's National Day Rally speech on Aug 17.Chairman of the government feedback unit Dr Amy Khor said many also wel...

  • Football: Bitter defeat for LionsXII in Malaysia Cup matchFootball: Bitter defeat for LionsXII in Malaysia Cup match
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/8/2014 3:24 PM

    SINGAPORE: After a disappointing Malaysian Super League campaign, the LionsXII once again tasted bitter defeat on Saturday (Aug 23) evening. They lost 2-1 to Johor Darul Takzim II in the Malaysia Cup at the Pasir Gudang Stadium in Johor Bahru.The Lio...

  • PAP Women's Wing want to help women maximise their potentialPAP Women's Wing want to help women maximise their potential
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/8/2014 3:14 PM

    SINGAPORE: The vision for People's Action Party Women's Wing for the next 10 years is to play an instrumental role in helping women in Singapore maximise their potential, as outlined by their chairman Grace Fu on Saturday (Aug 23).Ms Fu, who is also ...

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world

  • UN vows central role in fighting 'exceptional' Ebola epidemicUN vows central role in fighting 'exceptional' Ebola epidemic
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 7:06 PM

    The United Nations vowed Saturday to play a "strong role" in helping Liberia and its neighbours fight the deadly outbreak of Ebola in west Africa, which it said could take months to bring it under control.

  • Pellegrini claims third European 200m freestyle titlePellegrini claims third European 200m freestyle title
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 5:54 PM

    Federica Pellegrini proved once again she is Europe's queen of the 200m freestyle after claiming her third straight title at the European Championships in Berlin on Saturday.

  • Schalke's poor start continues, Bellarabi scores in ninth secondSchalke's poor start continues, Bellarabi scores in ninth second
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 5:30 PM

    Schalke 04's poor start to the German season continued as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at Hanover on Saturday as Bayer Leverkusen's Karim Bellarabi hit the Bundesliga's fastest ever goal after nine seconds.

  • Costa scores again as Chelsea snare FoxesCosta scores again as Chelsea snare Foxes
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 5:20 PM

    Diego Costa scored for the second match in succession as Chelsea made it two Premier League wins from two matches this season with a 2-0 victory at home to newly-promoted Leicester City on Saturday.

  • Merkel urges Ukraine truce as Russia convoy returns homeMerkel urges Ukraine truce as Russia convoy returns home
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 5:11 PM

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed for a new ceasefire in crisis talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday, as a controversial Russian convoy returned home.

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sci-tech

  • Amazon readying an attack on Google's ad businessAmazon readying an attack on Google's ad business
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 4:12 AM

    US online giant Amazon is preparing to take on Google in one of its core businesses, Internet advertising, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources familiar with the matter.

  • Ahead of Emmys, Netflix already winning onlineAhead of Emmys, Netflix already winning online
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 3:07 AM

    Even if it doesn't take home any of the major trophies at Monday's Emmy Awards, Netflix will have already proven itself the top winner in one regard: Internet programming.

  • Google buys product design firm GeckoGoogle buys product design firm Gecko
    Agence France-Presse - 22/8/2014 8:10 PM

    Google on Friday confirmed that it bought Gecko Design to bolster its lab devoted to technology-advancing projects such as self-driving cars and Internet-linked Glass eyewear.

  • People stick with favorites in sea of mobile appsPeople stick with favorites in sea of mobile apps
    Agence France-Presse - 22/8/2014 7:22 PM

    There may be a growing number of applications for smartphones, but people in the US tend to cling to the few they like and shun the rest, an industry tracker says.

  • 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.

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weird

  • Ann Summers says sorry over Isis underwearAnn Summers says sorry over Isis underwear
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 11:54 AM

    Adult retailer Ann Summers apologised Saturday after launching a range of lingerie named Isis -- but said it did not support jihadists in Iraq and Syria and had no plans to withdraw the line.

  • Nepalese attempt world's largest human flag recordNepalese attempt world's largest human flag record
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 10:22 AM

    More than 35,000 Nepalese made a bid Saturday to form the world's largest "human national flag" as they sought to set a new international record.

  • All Blacks, Wallabies accept 'ice-bucket challenge'All Blacks, Wallabies accept 'ice-bucket challenge'
    Agence France-Presse - 22/8/2014 12:39 PM

    The All Blacks and Wallabies are up for a new quest outside of Saturday's Rugby Championship encounter after being named by former Springboks great Joost van der Westhuizen to take an "ice bucket challenge".

  • 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.

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business

  • Iceland raises volcano alert to red
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 4:45 PM

    Iceland raised its alert over the nation's largest volcanic system to red on Saturday, banning all air traffic in the area, after detecting a small sub-glacial eruption.

  • Iceland raises volcano alert to red after signs of eruption
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 3:37 PM

    Iceland raised its alert over the nation's largest volcano to red on Saturday, banning all air traffic in the area, after detecting a small eruption.

  • Iceland raises volcano alert level to red: Met Office
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 3:18 PM

    Iceland raised the alert over the nation's largest volcano to red on Saturday, banning all air traffic in the area, after detecting a small eruption.

  • France's economy minister slams German austerity measures
    Agence France-Presse - 23/8/2014 1:26 PM

    French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg on Saturday criticised German austerity measures and warned France would no longer "be pushed around" by the EU's economic powerhouse.

  • Goldman Sachs to pay $3.15 bn to settle mortgage case
    Agence France-Presse - 22/8/2014 10:30 PM

    Goldman Sachs will pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims it misled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on mortgage-linked securities it sold them before the US housing bust, officials said Friday.

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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