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Five dead as fresh violence rattles Thai south
Five dead as fresh violence rattles Thai south

A ten-year-old girl died in a grenade blast while four others -- including a soldier -- were killed in a shootout hours later in Thailand's war-torn deep south, officials said Monday.

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  • Commonwealth Games: Tao Li, Schooling remain in medal contentionCommonwealth Games: Tao Li, Schooling remain in medal contention
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 1:37 PM

    SINGAPORE: Two of Singapore's swimmers - Tao Li and Joseph Schooling - remain in the hunt for their first medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.Tao Li qualified for the semi-final of the women's 50-metre backstroke on Monday (July 28) after finish...

  • Local Ultimate Frisbee club takes on the world this AugustLocal Ultimate Frisbee club takes on the world this August
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 12:28 PM

    SINGAPORE: Did you know that a Singapore Ultimate Frisbee club is seeded 13th in the mixed division for the world's largest international competition for it? The World Ultimate Club Championships takes place in Italy from August 2 to 9, and Singapore...

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore win bronze in badminton mixed team eventCommonwealth Games: Singapore win bronze in badminton mixed team event
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 12:21 PM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore secured the bronze medal in the mixed teams badminton at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Monday (July 28) with a 3-2 victory over India.In the final rubber, the women's doubles, Shinta Mulia Sari and Yao Lei beat Indian pair...

  • Singapore to match M'sia toll charges, says LTASingapore to match M'sia toll charges, says LTA
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 10:17 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority said if there is a new, or an increase, in toll charges by Malaysia at the Causeway, Singapore will match them in due course. That is because it has been Singapore's practice to peg its tolls to match those set...

  • Singapore ministers attend Sultan of Johor's Hari Raya Open House
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 10:11 AM

    SINGAPORE: Two Singapore ministers visited Sultan of Johor Ibrahim Iskandar at his Hari Raya Open House on Monday morning (July 28) at the Istana Pasir Pelangi in Johor Baru.Health Minister Gan Kim Yong and Mrs Gan, together with Minister for Culture...

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world

  • Lloyds bank fined £218mn over Libor riggingLloyds bank fined £218mn over Libor rigging
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 1:24 PM

    Britain's Lloyds Banking Group is to pay £218 million ($370 million, 276 million euros) in fines to British and US regulators for attempting to rig inter-bank lending rates, the bank said Monday.

  • Lloyds bank fined £218m over Libor riggingLloyds bank fined £218m over Libor rigging
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 1:24 PM

    Britain's Lloyds Banking Group is to pay £218 million ($370 million, 276 million euros) in fines to British and US regulators for attempting to rig inter-bank lending rates, the bank said Monday.

  • Ballance and Bell make India toil in third TestBallance and Bell make India toil in third Test
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 12:10 PM

    Gary Ballance and Ian Bell piled on the runs to cement England's strong position in the second Test against India at Southampton on Monday.

  • England 358-3 against IndiaEngland 358-3 against India
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 12:10 PM

    England, after winning the toss, were 358 for three against India at lunch on the second day of the third Test at Southampton on Monday.

  • Bowls gold for South Africa in GlasgowBowls gold for South Africa in Glasgow
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 11:37 AM

    South Africa took the first gold medal on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Monday when they defeated Northern Ireland 19-10 in the men's lawn bowls triples final.

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sci-tech

  • Samsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launchSamsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launch
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 9:35 AM

    Samsung Electronics said Monday it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google's Android system.

  • Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family linksStartup offers elderly an Internet key to family links
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 3:40 AM

    Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

  • Mobile tech reshaping the health sectorMobile tech reshaping the health sector
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 2:42 AM

    Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

  • US Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlockingUS Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlocking
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 7:39 PM

    US consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier under a measure adopted Friday to fix a perceived glitch in copyright law.

  • Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US CongressWikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US Congress
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 3:50 PM

    Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives in response to "disruptive" revisions of the online encyclopedia.

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weird

  • Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientistsFist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 11:59 AM

    Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found.

  • US star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian adUS star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian ad
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 1:21 PM

    US actor David Duchovny has stirred up a storm of debate in Russia by appearing in an ultra-patriotic beer ad in which he fantasises about being Russian.

  • DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and deliciousDR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 8:33 AM

    In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.

  • Giant crater in Russia's far north sparks mysteryGiant crater in Russia's far north sparks mystery
    Agence France-Presse - 26/7/2014 9:05 AM

    A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as "the end of the world" is causing a sensation in Russia, with a group of scientists being sent to investigate. 

  • Latvian 'booze-for-hire' scheme hits a hiccupLatvian 'booze-for-hire' scheme hits a hiccup
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:16 PM

    A Latvian company's scheme to circumvent liquor laws by hiring out rather than selling alcoholic drinks backfired on Thursday when tax authorities pulled its license and launched an audit.

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