singapore

  • S'pore travel agents say MERS in Saudi not affecting Umrah travelS'pore travel agents say MERS in Saudi not affecting Umrah travel
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:48 PM

    SINGAPORE: Local travel agents offering Umrah packages said the recent spike in the number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases has not affected their operations.Tour agencies Shahidah Travel and TM Fouzy Tours & Travel to...

  • ActiveSG to make sports more accessible to S'poreansActiveSG to make sports more accessible to S'poreans
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:38 PM

    SINGAPORE: ActiveSG, the national movement that aims to make sports more accessible to all Singaporeans regardless of age and abilities, will be officially launched this Saturday at Jurong West Sports and Recreation Centre.The movement is part of the...

  • Rising number of aircraft hit by laser lights sparks safety concernsRising number of aircraft hit by laser lights sparks safety concerns
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:30 PM

    SINGAPORE: There has been an increasing number of incidences of laser lights, such as laser pointers, being shone at aircraft landing and taking off at Changi Airport in recent years, raising safety concerns.The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore ...

  • New programme to help with hiring of disabled peopleNew programme to help with hiring of disabled people
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:28 PM

    SINGAPORE: Some S$30 million will be set aside for a fund that helps companies hire people with disabilities.Companies can tap the fund to redesign jobs or modify infrastructure to make the workplace more conducive for people with special needs.This ...

  • Charles Lim's SEA STATE to feature at 2015 Venice BiennaleCharles Lim's SEA STATE to feature at 2015 Venice Biennale
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:07 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore artist, Charles Lim's on-going body of work, titled SEA STATE, has been chosen as the country's feature at the 2015 Venice Biennale.Lim and curator Shabbir Hussain Mustafa form the artistic team that has been appointed to represe...

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world

  • Bloody souvenir 'not from decapitated French King Louis XVI'Bloody souvenir 'not from decapitated French King Louis XVI'
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 3:22 PM

    Two centuries after the French people beheaded King Louis XVI and dipped their handkerchiefs in his blood, DNA analysis has thrown new doubt on the authenticity of one such rag kept as a morbid souvenir.

  • Recall costs slam brakes on GM profitRecall costs slam brakes on GM profit
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 12:51 PM

    General Motors Thursday reported slumping first quarter profits, dragged down by hefty recall charges that eclipsed a strong core operating performance.

  • Mexico's Slim gains Europe foothold with Austrian Telekom dealMexico's Slim gains Europe foothold with Austrian Telekom deal
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 9:48 AM

    Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim looked on Thursday to have at last secured a firm European foothold with a deal giving him effective control of Telekom Austria, six months after failing to acquire the Dutch KPN.

  • Spain shows fastest growth in six years: central bankSpain shows fastest growth in six years: central bank
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 8:59 AM

    Spain's economy appears to be growing at the fastest clip since a 2008 property crash tipped the nation into a job-wrecking, double-dip recession, the central bank said Thursday. 

  • Spain shows fastest growth in six years, central bank saysSpain shows fastest growth in six years, central bank says
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 8:59 AM

    Spain's economy grew at the fastest rate in six years in the first quarter of 2014 as it pulled out of a long, job-destroying downturn, the central bank said in a preliminary estimate Thursday.

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sci-tech

  • Facebook buys fitness app MovesFacebook buys fitness app Moves
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 3:42 PM

    Facebook has bought the fitness app Moves, which helps users monitor daily physical activity and their calorie counts on a smartphone.

  • Bitcoin exchange MtGox to start liquidation processBitcoin exchange MtGox to start liquidation process
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 10:49 AM

    Failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, whose spectacular collapse hammered the digital currency's reputation, is to be liquidated after a Japanese court on Thursday ordered the start of bankruptcy proceedings, said a lawyer appointed to carry out the process.

  • 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.

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weird

  • Obama 'ate only half' the sushi courseObama 'ate only half' the sushi course
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 10:37 AM

    Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday.

  • Obama gets a kick out of footballing robotObama gets a kick out of footballing robot
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 10:02 AM

    Barack Obama Thursday came face to face with Japan's newest sporting phenomenon -- an eerily realistic humanoid robot which can run, jump and enjoy a kickaround with the president of the United States.

  • '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.

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business

  • Spain shows fastest growth in six years: central bank
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 4:36 PM

    Spain's economy appears to be growing at the fastest clip since a 2008 property crash tipped the nation into a job-wrecking, double-dip recession, the central bank said Thursday.

  • Facebook buys fitness app Moves
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 3:36 PM

    Facebook has bought the fitness app Moves, which helps users monitor daily physical activity and their calorie counts on a smartphone.

  • IMF to take decision on Ukraine aid on April 30
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 2:58 PM

    The International Monetary Fund will take a final decision on a huge rescue plan for embattled Ukraine on April 30, a spokesman said Thursday.

  • Spain's CaixaBank reports profits halved
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 1:15 PM

    Spanish lender CaixaBank posted Thursday a first-quarter net profit of 152 million euros ($210 million), a 54.6-percent drop from the figure at same time last year when it was boosted by one-off gains from acquisitions.

  • Barclays says expects small fall in quarterly profit
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 1:12 PM

    Barclays, struggling to restore its damaged image, said on Thursday it expected to announce a small drop in quarterly pre-tax profits when it formally updates the market next month.

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.

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