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Australia activist escapes jail over mine hoax
Australia activist escapes jail over mine hoax

An Australian anti-coal activist escaped jail Friday over a fake press release that temporarily wiped more than Aus$300 million (US$282 million) from the share price of mining company.

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Week in Review - 24 July 2014

3,841 units released in latest BTO exercise,Temporary extension of stay for resale flat owners,Expec...

singapore

  • Last 3 Thomson Line contracts awarded, says LTALast 3 Thomson Line contracts awarded, says LTA
    Channel NewsAsia - 25/7/2014 8:44 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Friday (July 25) announced that the last three major civil contracts for Thomson Line's Orchard, Marina South and Gardens by the Bay stations and tunnels were awarded for around S$1.32 billion."With th...

  • Cardiac arrest? An IV to the leg could save youCardiac arrest? An IV to the leg could save you
    Channel NewsAsia - 25/7/2014 7:22 AM

    SINGAPORE: From August, paramedics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will adopt a new method to help those suffering from cardiac arrest: An intravenous (IV) drip to the leg.The SCDF said on Friday (July 25) that the new method involves u...

  • SMRT rolls out stickers and special queues to promote better travel etiquetteSMRT rolls out stickers and special queues to promote better travel etiquette
    Channel NewsAsia - 25/7/2014 6:58 AM

    SINGAPORE: Transport operator SMRT has rolled out two schemes to create a better travel experience for commuters who require special attention: Priority queues and care stickers.Priority Queues for lifts in some train stations will ensure that passen...

  • Singapore fund management assets grew 11.8% in 2013, says MASSingapore fund management assets grew 11.8% in 2013, says MAS
    Channel NewsAsia - 25/7/2014 5:59 AM

    SINGAPORE: Total assets managed by Singapore-based fund managers grew by 11.8 per cent to S$1.82 trillion last year, helped by large increases in assets managed by hedge funds and private equity investors, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) sa...

  • Congestion at Woodlands Checkpoint due to system slowdown, holiday crowdsCongestion at Woodlands Checkpoint due to system slowdown, holiday crowds
    Channel NewsAsia - 25/7/2014 5:48 AM

    SINGAPORE: An "intermittent slowdown" of the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) system, combined with high traffic due to the upcoming Hari Raya Puasa holiday, led to slow passage at the Woodlands Checkpoint on Friday morning (July 25).The c...

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world

  • Ukraine president says no need to ditch government after PM quitsUkraine president says no need to ditch government after PM quits
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 7:47 AM

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked parliament to pass a vote of confidence in the government on Friday after the shock resignation of premier Arseniy Yatsenyuk piled political uncertainty onto the crisis wracking the country.

  • BSkyB reveals deal to create pan-European pay TV giantBSkyB reveals deal to create pan-European pay TV giant
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 6:29 AM

    British satellite television group BSkyB said on Friday it had agreed multi-billion-dolla deals with Rupert Murdoch's media empire 21st Century Fox to create a pan-European pay-TV giant.

  • BSkyB strikes deal to create pan-European pay TV giantBSkyB strikes deal to create pan-European pay TV giant
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 6:29 AM

    British satellite television group BSkyB on Friday said it had agreed multi-billion-dollar deals with Rupert Murdoch's media empire 21st Century Fox to create a pan-European pay-TV giant. 

  • Fanboys and girls grapple with change as Comic-Con under wayFanboys and girls grapple with change as Comic-Con under way
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 6:18 AM

    Captain America is now black, Thor becomes a woman, and comic character Archie Andrews is shot and killed while saving his gay friend.

  • Male circumcision lowers HIV risk for women, forum toldMale circumcision lowers HIV risk for women, forum told
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 6:16 AM

    A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing their risk of contracting the HIV virus, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum Friday.

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sci-tech

  • Amazon loss widens despite climbing salesAmazon loss widens despite climbing sales
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 8:58 PM

    Internet retail titan Amazon reported a money-losing quarter despite impressive growth in sales, sending shares plummeting by more than 10 percent.

  • Facebook stock hits all-time highs on strong earningsFacebook stock hits all-time highs on strong earnings
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 5:36 PM

    Facebook stock jumped to record highs Thursday as strong earnings from the leading social network sparked fresh buying.

  • Apple, Samsung lose ground in cooling tablet marketApple, Samsung lose ground in cooling tablet market
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 3:39 PM

    Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once-hot segment, the research firm IDC said Thursday.

  • Nokia reports renaissance, shares jumpNokia reports renaissance, shares jump
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 9:15 AM

    Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia jumped back into profit in the second quarter by focusing on its networks business, the company said on Thursday, in a re-birth after losing its leading position in mobile phones.

  • Facebook profit story pushes shares to new highFacebook profit story pushes shares to new high
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:25 PM

    Facebook shares soared to a new high on word that the social network's quarterly profit and user numbers jumped as it thrives in a world gone mobile.

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weird

  • 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.

  • Queen's photobomb at Commonwealth Games 'not total accident'Queen's photobomb at Commonwealth Games 'not total accident'
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 5:52 PM

    It may have looked like a lucky quirk of timing, but the queen's photobombing of a selfie at the Commonwealth Games was not a complete accident, an athlete in the image said Friday.

  • Space sex geckos at risk as Russia loses control of satelliteSpace sex geckos at risk as Russia loses control of satellite
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 6:45 AM

    Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.

  • Sniffing out a partner at a London pheromone partySniffing out a partner at a London pheromone party
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 4:06 AM

    In a bar in trendy east London, dozens of people mill about, sniffing from plastic bags. But there are no drugs inside -- just slightly smelly T-shirts.

  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic tops charts with parody album'Weird Al' Yankovic tops charts with parody album
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:33 PM

    US comedian-singer "Weird Al" Yankovic has scored a career-first number one album following a viral video campaign parodying two of the biggest hits of the past year.

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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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    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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