singapore

  • Affinity Yoga ‘in very serious financial trouble’ (Screengrab of Affinity Yoga's Facebook page.)Affinity Yoga ‘in very serious financial trouble’
    TODAY via Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 3:45 AM

    SINGAPORE : The founder of Affinity Yoga, whose studios have remained shut after abruptly suspending classes two weeks ago, has revealed that the company is “in very serious financial trouble” and there is a chance the studios will not reopen.Althoug...

  • Unemployment rate remains low in first six months of 2014: MOMUnemployment rate remains low in first six months of 2014: MOM
    Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 3:14 AM

    SINGAPORE: The unemployment rate in Singapore remained low amid a tight labour market in the first half of 2014, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced Monday (Sep 15) in a press release.In its statement on labour market developments, MOM reported ...

  • Singapore delegation to visit Vientiane for ASEAN meetingSingapore delegation to visit Vientiane for ASEAN meeting
    Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 2:32 AM

    SINGAPORE: Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob and 14 Members of Parliament (MPs) are in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic to attend the 35th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly from Sep 14 to 20.The 14 MPs, which inc...

  • Write a song to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthdayWrite a song to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday
    Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 2:01 AM

    SINGAPORE: To celebrate the nation’s 50th birthday next year, MediaCorp launched on Monday (Sep 15) a nationwide search for a song that will resonate with the nation.The Gift of Song competition, the first in a series of programmes and events the com...

  • StarHub releases iPhone 6 pricesStarHub releases iPhone 6 prices
    Channel NewsAsia - 15/9/2014 1:14 AM

    SINGAPORE: Local telco StarHub released its prices for Apple's latest smartphones, and announced that its booking site will open on Monday (Sep 15) afternoon for eligible customers who have registered their interest.These customers will receive booki...

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world

  • Wild Chinese sturgeon on brink of extinction: state mediaWild Chinese sturgeon on brink of extinction: state media
    Agence France-Presse - 15/9/2014 3:39 AM

    The wild Chinese sturgeon is at risk of extinction, state media reported, after none of the rare fish were detected reproducing naturally in the polluted and crowded Yangtze river last year.

  • China Sinopec unit to sell 30% stakeChina Sinopec unit to sell 30% stake
    Agence France-Presse - 15/9/2014 3:13 AM

    Chinese oil giant Sinopec will sell a 30 percent stake in its marketing arm to outside investors for more than $17 billion, the company said, as the government pushes key economic reforms.

  • Contador's Vuelta victory sets up thrilling 2015 TourContador's Vuelta victory sets up thrilling 2015 Tour
    Agence France-Presse - 15/9/2014 1:12 AM

    Alberto Contador's Vuelta a Espana victory was not just significant for this season but also helps to set up a potentially thrilling 2015 Tour de France.

  • Whale huddle braces for clash over Japanese huntingWhale huddle braces for clash over Japanese hunting
    Agence France-Presse - 15/9/2014 12:47 AM

    Nations square off in Slovenia this week over the fate of hundreds of whales in the crosshairs of Japanese and Greenland hunters accused of sidestepping a commercial killing ban.

  • South Africa launches support package for troubled power supplierSouth Africa launches support package for troubled power supplier
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 11:00 PM

    The South African government on Sunday announced a wide-ranging support package for troubled state-owned power supplier Eskom, that will see it receive an equity injection and raise additional debt.

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sci-tech

  • Alibaba flotation gives fresh life to YahooAlibaba flotation gives fresh life to Yahoo
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 3:34 PM

    China's Alibaba will star on Wall Street with its upcoming stock offering, but US-based Yahoo also gets a windfall, which may help the turnaround efforts of the fading Internet pioneer.

  • Apple a decade behind Japan mobile payment curveApple a decade behind Japan mobile payment curve
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 7:02 AM

    Apple's proud announcement that its new iPhone could be used to buy goods in a single swipe left customers non-plussed in Japan, where mobile contactless payments have been normal fare for a decade.

  • China demand to fuel Hong Kong iPhone grey marketChina demand to fuel Hong Kong iPhone grey market
    Agence France-Presse - 13/9/2014 6:03 AM

    Wealthy mainland Chinese looking to buy the new iPhone 6 next week could expect to pay an eye-watering US$2,500 for the handsets in Hong Kong, following Apple's decision to delay the launch in China.

  • Netflix sets sights on European screensNetflix sets sights on European screens
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 9:09 PM

    US online streaming giant Netflix will launch the second phase of its European expansion plan on Monday as it sets about seducing French viewers with a "House of Cards"-style drama set in Marseille.

  • Buyers bite big at larger Apple iPhonesBuyers bite big at larger Apple iPhones
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 8:48 PM

    Apple's website was swamped Friday in what appeared to be a record-setting buying binge fueled by smartphone buyers' desire for large-screen iPhones.

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weird

  • Rory has majors under his belt but what's in a pocketRory has majors under his belt but what's in a pocket
    Agence France-Presse - 13/9/2014 4:38 AM

    A little luck goes a long way as Rory McIlroy benefited from his ball landing in a fan's pocket in the second round of the Tour Championship.

  • Japanese male porn stars rarer than Bengal Tigers: actorJapanese male porn stars rarer than Bengal Tigers: actor
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 6:40 AM

    Japan's vast pornography industry is desperately short of men, one actor claims, insisting even the endangered Bengal Tiger is more numerous.

  • I took pedalo for drink with Botham, says FlintoffI took pedalo for drink with Botham, says Flintoff
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 12:49 AM

    Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 World Cup was a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with Ian Botham.

  • Argentine couple skirt law to name baby MessiArgentine couple skirt law to name baby Messi
    Agence France-Presse - 11/9/2014 7:08 PM

    An Argentine couple has won an exemption from a strict dictatorship-era law on baby names to pay homage to the father's football hero by calling their newborn son Messi.

  • Black Hawks down in Polish villageBlack Hawks down in Polish village
    Agence France-Presse - 10/9/2014 6:49 PM

    Polish villagers got a surprise when half a dozen US military helicopters emerged from heavy fog to make an emergency landing in a rapeseed field.

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business

  • Oil prices fall after weak Chinese data
    Agence France-Presse - 15/9/2014 2:53 AM

    Oil prices fell in Asia Monday after a sharp slowdown in Chinese industrial production raised concerns about slackening demand in the world's top energy consumer, analysts said.

  • New head for Portugal's 'good bank' Novo Banco
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 7:19 PM

    Former Lloyds banker Eduardo Stock da Cunha is to take over the helm at Novo Banco, the "good bank" created after the bail-out of stricken Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES), after its president stepped down on Saturday.

  • New head for Portugal's Novo Banco
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 5:47 PM

    Portuguese banker Eduardo Stock da Cunha is to take over the helm at Novo Banco, the "good bank" created after the bailout of stricken lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES), after its president stepped down on Saturday.

  • Three killed in Slovenia sport plane crash
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 2:43 PM

    Three people were killed and another was seriously injured on Sunday when a small plane crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in southern Slovenia, local police said.

  • Kuwait NBK to help finance mega oil project
    Agence France-Presse - 14/9/2014 2:28 PM

    The National Bank of Kuwait's investment arm has been selected as exclusive financing adviser for a $12-billion clean fuel refineries project, the bank said in a statement on Sunday.

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