singapore

  • Over 11,000 families bought Executive Condominiums over 3 yearsOver 11,000 families bought Executive Condominiums over 3 years
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 7:50 AM

    SINGAPORE: More than 11,000 Singaporean families have bought Executive Condominiums (ECs) over a three-year period, from the last quarter of 2010 to the same period in 2013.National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that in a blog post on Thurs...

  • 75 arrested for shoplifting in Orchard Road75 arrested for shoplifting in Orchard Road
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 7:41 AM

    SINGAPORE: A total of 75 people were arrested for shoplifting in Orchard Road in the first three months of 2014, up from 63 for the same period last year.Police said among those arrested, the youngest was 13 years old and the oldest was 73.Together, ...

  • Businessman handed maximum $10,000 fine for dog abuseBusinessman handed maximum $10,000 fine for dog abuse
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 7:34 AM

    SINGAPORE: A businessman who failed to seek timely treatment for his pet dog has been fined the maximum $10,000 under the Animals and Birds Act.Lim Soo Seng, 76, was convicted of "unreasonably omitting" to bring his female cross-breed dog to the vet ...

  • New chairman for Public Transport CouncilNew chairman for Public Transport Council
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 5:54 AM

    SINGAPORE: Mr Gerard Ee will step down as chairman of the Public Transport Council (PTC), a position he has held since 2005.In his place, Mr Richard Magnus will serve as chairman with 14 other members of the PTC, for the next term from May 1 to April...

  • New accreditation programme for S’pore-based tech start-upsNew accreditation programme for S’pore-based tech start-ups
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 5:12 AM

    SINGAPORE: A new accreditation programme for Singapore-based technology start-ups has been rolled out.The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), which oversees the accreditation process, hopes the programme will allow start-ups to build up their crede...

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world

  • F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in GermanyF1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 7:54 AM

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton. 

  • Ukraine forces, rebels clash in two eastern towns
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 7:12 AM

    Ukraine's military clashed with pro-Kremlin rebels in two eastern towns overnight, the interior and defence ministries said Thursday.

  • Praise and playtime for royals in CanberraPraise and playtime for royals in Canberra
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 7:11 AM

    Prince William and wife Catherine visited children at a playground and received warm praise from Australia's monarchist prime minister in the capital Canberra on Thursday, the penultimate day of their royal tour. 

  • Three foreigners dead at Kabul hospital as guard opens fireThree foreigners dead at Kabul hospital as guard opens fire
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 6:55 AM

    A guard at a Kabul hospital run by a US charity opened fire on staff Thursday, killing three foreigners including a doctor, in the latest attack targeting international civilians in the Afghan capital.

  • Kabul hospital guard opens fire, kills foreign doctorKabul hospital guard opens fire, kills foreign doctor
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 6:55 AM

    A guard shot dead three foreigners at a US charity hospital in Kabul on Thursday, the Afghan government said, with hospital staff saying at least one of the victims was a foreign doctor.

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sci-tech

  • Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soarApple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:47 PM

    Apple on Wednesday courted investors with stock split plans as hot iPhone sales pushed up profits while underscoring pressure for the company to unveil "the next big thing."

  • Apple to boost share buyback and split stockApple to boost share buyback and split stock
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:47 PM

    Apple on Wednesday said that it plans to buy back an additional $30 billion worth of shares and split its stock.

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soarsFacebook profits triple as mobile soars
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:19 PM

    Facebook profits tripled to $642 million in the first quarter on a 72-percent surge in revenues helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

  • Facebook profits nearly triple to $642 mn; mobile soarsFacebook profits nearly triple to $642 mn; mobile soars
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 8:19 PM

    Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter to $642 million on a 72 percent surge in revenues, helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

  • Google online maps go back in timeGoogle online maps go back in time
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 7:41 PM

    Google on Wednesday added virtual time travel to its Internet offerings.

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weird

  • 'Lost' Malaysian driver jailed for Singapore border dash'Lost' Malaysian driver jailed for Singapore border dash
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 5:03 PM

    A Malaysian motorist who tried to dodge Singapore's border control has been jailed for eight weeks after a judge rejected his pleas that he was lost and overheating in his car, officials said Wednesday.

  • Powdered alcohol for US market hits label snagPowdered alcohol for US market hits label snag
    Agence France-Presse - 22/4/2014 7:27 PM

    A powder that would give new meaning to mixed drinks may take time to hit the US market, the company said Tuesday after regulators found a labeling problem.

  • Powdered alcohol poised to hit US storesPowdered alcohol poised to hit US stores
    Agence France-Presse - 21/4/2014 9:03 PM

    Just add water and stir. A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months.

  • Japan's digital eyes show your emotions for youJapan's digital eyes show your emotions for you
    Agence France-Presse - 21/4/2014 6:22 PM

    Can't be bothered to show anyone what you're thinking? Then a Japanese scientist has the answer -- a pair of digital eyes that can express delight and anger, or even feign boredom.

  • US Capitol superheroes fail to break world recordUS Capitol superheroes fail to break world record
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:52 PM

    They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen and a number of Captain Americas failed to break a world record Friday outside the US Capitol.

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business

  • F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 7:47 AM

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton.

  • Searchers face tough choices in hunt for MH370
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 7:08 AM

    Searchers for missing Flight MH370 face tough choices on how to proceed after almost seven fruitless weeks, with only a fraction of a deep-sea zone still left to be scanned.

  • Philippine Airlines quits flying shark fins amid outcry
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 7:05 AM

    Philippine Airlines (PAL) said Thursday it has stopped flying shark fin cargoes, joining a number of other Asia-Pacific carriers in taking a stand for marine conservation.

  • Malaysia Airlines plane turns back after landing gear failure
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 6:41 AM

    A Malaysia Airlines plane's wheels refused to stow after take off Thursday, forcing a second flight by the flag-carrier to turn back in four days as it continues to reel from the loss of flight MH370.

  • China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid in 1930s row
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 2:49 AM

    China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after its owner paid $28 million in compensation, a court said, in a business dispute dating to the 1930s which underlines tensions between the countries.

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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