LATEST NEWS
Dengue fever strikes models in Japan
Dengue fever strikes models in Japan

A worsening outbreak of dengue fever in Japan has claimed its first celebrities -- two young models sent on assignment to the Tokyo park believed to be its source.

what's buzzing?

property watch by iProperty.com.sg

Expat Guides
Week in Review - 28 August 2014

Cooling market: bane or boon?Thomson-East Coast line to boost property prices: UOB Kay Hian,Concerns...

singapore

  • Xbox teams up with StarHub for localised contentXbox teams up with StarHub for localised content
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 6:08 AM

    SINGAPORE: Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console, which will be launched in Singapore on Sep 23, will allow local users to stream programmes on their Xbox One thanks to a partnership with StarHub. This was announced by the company at a Xbox One showcas...

  • Six construction firms to receive awards for HDB projectsSix construction firms to receive awards for HDB projects
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 6:01 AM

    SINGAPORE: Six construction firms will be recognised for their work on seven public housing projects at this year's HDB Construction Awards, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) announced on Tuesday (Sep 2).The awards, meant "to recognise industry...

  • Qi Yu Wu and Deanna Yusoff star in SG50 film 1965Qi Yu Wu and Deanna Yusoff star in SG50 film 1965
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 5:51 AM

    SINGAPORE: Qi Yu Wu and Malaysian actress Deanna Yusoff are the leads of dramatic thriller 1965, which will be released next year (2015) as part of SG50.The announcement was made on Tuesday (Sep 2).Packed with elements of Singapore history, the film ...

  • Improve our transport experience? There's a hackathon for thatImprove our transport experience? There's a hackathon for that
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 5:47 AM

    SINGAPORE: If getting commuters to move into the centre of a train carriage or fading taxi receipts are bugbears in your commuting experience, SMRT and NUS Enterprise have unearthed five possible solutions from their NUS-SMRT Commuthon.Held on Aug 29...

  • Football: Brazil coach Dunga 'truly excited' to play Japan in SingaporeFootball: Brazil coach Dunga 'truly excited' to play Japan in Singapore
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 5:38 AM

    SINGAPORE: Ahead of Brazil's match against Japan at Singapore's National Stadium on Oct 14, coach Dunga said he is relishing the contest against "the best team in Asia" in front of Asian fans.Said newly-appointed coach Dunga: "We are truly excited to...

more Singapore News

world

  • Australia axes contested mining tax
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 6:45 AM

    Australia on Tuesday agreed to scrap a contested resources profits tax after the government struck a surprise deal with crossbench senators, including mining tycoon Clive Palmer.

  • US air strike in Somalia targeting Shebab leader: government
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 6:43 AM

    US military forces launched air strikes against the leader of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, the government said Tuesday, claiming "casualties" but with no details if the main target was killed. 

  • Japanese researchers develop 30-minute Ebola testJapanese researchers develop 30-minute Ebola test
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 6:16 AM

    Japanese researchers said Tuesday they had developed a new method to detect the presence of the Ebola virus in 30 minutes, with technology that could allow doctors to quickly diagnose infection.

  • Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger payFukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:02 AM

    Workers employed in decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are to sue operator Tokyo Electric Power and some subcontractors, demanding millions of yen in unpaid danger money, their lawyer said on Tuesday.

  • Sharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in PalauSharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in Palau
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 4:33 AM

    In many places swimmers might prefer to avoid sharks, but wetsuit-clad tourists in Palau clamour to dive among the predators thanks to a pioneering conservation initiative that has made them one of the country's main visitor attractions.

more World News

sci-tech

  • EU urged to convert TV frequencies to mobile broadbandEU urged to convert TV frequencies to mobile broadband
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 8:01 PM

    The EU should convert a whole spectrum of television and radio frequencies for use by mobile broadband by around 2020 as smartphone use soars, a report said on Monday.

  • Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technologyJapan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 10:07 AM

    Technology that generates touchable 3D imagery was unveiled in Japan Monday, with its developers saying users could pull and push objects that are not really there. 

  • Sony founder nephew starts as head of PlayStation unitSony founder nephew starts as head of PlayStation unit
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 9:49 AM

    The nephew of a Sony founder on Monday started as head of a regional gaming unit, after the Japanese electronics giant sailed past the 10 million mark in sales of its PlayStation 4.

  • Japan says electronics OK during take-off and landingJapan says electronics OK during take-off and landing
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 6:25 AM

    Japan on Monday relaxed a ban on the use of electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets in flight, following similar moves by the United States and the European Union.

  • Apple, FBI investigate massive celebrity photo 'hack'Apple, FBI investigate massive celebrity photo 'hack'
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 1:31 AM

    The FBI and Apple were urgently investigating after an apparent massive hack of a cloud data service unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of dozens of celebrities across the Internet.

more Sci-Tech News

weird

more Weird News

business

  • Portugal bank got Goldman Sachs loan before collapse: WSJ
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 8:17 AM

    Goldman Sachs stands to lose money on a multi-million euro loan it made to one of Portugal's largest banks a month before it collapsed, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • Former top US Republican Cantor to work on Wall Street
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 7:09 AM

    The former US House majority leader, Republican Representative Eric Cantor, is going to work on Wall Street, his new employer said Tuesday.

  • Oil prices down after weak China, Europe data
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:33 AM

    Oil prices fell in Asia Tuesday following disappointing manufacturing data out of top energy consumer China as well as Europe and as dealers await fresh US economic figures, analysts said.

  • Oil prices mixed after weak China, Europe data
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 3:04 AM

    Oil prices were mixed in Asia Tuesday following disappointing manufacturing data out of top energy consumer China as well as Europe and as dealers await fresh US economic figures, analysts said.

  • Anger over $40m jet for president of impoverished Niger
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 5:04 PM

    The government of Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, has provoked anger with the purchase of a $40 million (30 million euros) presidential jet.

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。

LATEST NEWS VIDEOS