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Asian Games: Three Singapore swimmers under probe for drinking (AFP file photo)
Asian Games: Three Singapore swimmers under probe for drinking

The three – believed to be Joseph Schooling, Roanne Ho and Teo Zhen Ren – are being probed for leaving the Athletes’ Village without permission and drinking.

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  • Almost 50,000 have made use of Pioneer Generation Cards at GP clinicsAlmost 50,000 have made use of Pioneer Generation Cards at GP clinics
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 4:00 PM

    SINGAPORE: It has been a month since the Pioneer Generation Package subsidies kicked in and almost 50,000 pioneers have made use of their cards at participating GP clinics. The polyclinics also saw an increase in pioneers seeking treatment.Health Min...

  • Concerns over oversupply of strata-titled retail shops
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 3:51 PM

    SINGAPORE: More than 1,000 strata-titled retail shops are estimated to be completed in Singapore over the next 12 months. According to consultancy Chestertons, this will account for 42 per cent of the supply pipeline between now and 2019.The concern ...

  • No rush at Woodlands Checkpoint ahead of toll fee hikeNo rush at Woodlands Checkpoint ahead of toll fee hike
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 3:42 PM

    SINGAPORE: From Wednesday (Oct 1), motorists leaving and entering Singapore from the Woodlands Checkpoint will have to pay higher toll charges.Tolls for vehicles leaving Singapore are set to triple across the board. And for the first time, vehicles t...

  • Kallang-Whampoa most popular in September BTO exerciseKallang-Whampoa most popular in September BTO exercise
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 3:21 PM

    SINGAPORE: The HDB's latest Build-To-Order exercise will close at midnight on Wednesday (Oct 1), and the project in the mature town of Kallang-Whampoa has seen the highest demand.ERA Realty's Key Executive Officer Eugene Lim said the site's city frin...

  • Mendaki SENSE's new headquarters officially opens
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 3:10 PM

    SINGAPORE: Mendaki SENSE, the social enterprise arm of Malay self-help group Mendaki, has officially opened the doors to its new 10,000 square feet facility at the Work in Style@Changi building. Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin and Mendaki Chairman Dr...

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world

  • New UN Ebola chief vows swift response to crisisNew UN Ebola chief vows swift response to crisis
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:52 PM

    The new head of the UN Ebola response team vowed Tuesday to take swift action on the crisis, saying ambitious targets must be met to prevent the spread of the virus worldwide.

  • Thousands of Ebola orphans shunned by relatives: UNICEFThousands of Ebola orphans shunned by relatives: UNICEF
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 2:11 PM

    Thousands of children who have lost parents to the west African Ebola epidemic risk are being shunned by frightened and suspicious relatives, the UN children's fund said on Tuesday.

  • EU keeps Russia sanctions over Ukraine in place
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 1:46 PM

    The European Union decided Tuesday to keep a tough package of sanctions against Russia in place, saying that the peace plan in Ukraine was not yet fully implemented.

  • eBay split to create independent PayPaleBay split to create independent PayPal
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 12:15 PM

    US online auction giant eBay announced plans Tuesday to spin off PayPal, a move designed to help the unit compete better in the fast-moving online payments segment.

  • eBay to spin off PayPal into standalone companyeBay to spin off PayPal into standalone company
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 12:15 PM

    US online auction giant eBay on Tuesday announced plans to spin off its PayPal unit, a move designed to help it compete better in the fast-moving online payments segment.

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sci-tech

  • Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to new messaging appHong Kong democracy protesters flock to new messaging app
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 10:14 AM

    A social messaging app that allows users to contact each other even if a mobile phone network is overloaded or switched off has become a hit among tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters.

  • New Interpol complex in Singapore to boost fight against cyber crimeNew Interpol complex in Singapore to boost fight against cyber crime
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 7:40 AM

    A new Interpol centre to be opened in Singapore next year will strengthen global efforts to fight increasingly tech-savvy international criminals, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Apple to launch iPhone 6 in China from October 17Apple to launch iPhone 6 in China from October 17
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:40 AM

    Apple said Tuesday it will begin selling its latest iPhones in China from October 17 after the Chinese regulator pressed the US giant to improve personal data security to gain approval.

  • China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 salesChina clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:40 AM

    China has cleared the way for Apple to sell its latest iPhones in the key market by granting it a licence, the industry regulator said on Tuesday, after the US giant agreed to improve the security of users' personal details.

  • Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bugApple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 12:11 AM

    Apple on Monday issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered "Bash" bug seen as a threat to Internet-linked devices.

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weird

  • Robben to build museum dedicated to himselfRobben to build museum dedicated to himself
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 8:02 PM

    Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben wants to open a private museum in his own home to showcase his trophies and momentos once he hangs up his boots, the Dutch international said Friday.

  • Canadian nabbed with 51 turtles in his pantsCanadian nabbed with 51 turtles in his pants
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 6:04 PM

    A Canadian has been caught at the US-Canada border with 51 live turtles stuffed in his pants in what American authorities claimed was an elaborate reptile smuggling operation.

  • Frisky donkey couple: 1, prudes: 0Frisky donkey couple: 1, prudes: 0
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 5:52 PM

    A pair of amorous Polish donkeys have recovered their right to make love in public after a local official sought to keep them apart.

  • Cricket altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'Cricket altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 10:31 AM

    A group of eccentric international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

  • New cricket match altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'New cricket match altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 10:31 AM

    A group of international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Kilimanjaro. 

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business

  • British economy strengthens amid data overhaul
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:11 PM

    Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter to become 2.7 percent larger than its peak before the 2008 financial crisis, revised official data showed Tuesday.

  • Argentina deposits debt payment, defying US judge
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 4:09 PM

    Argentina deposited a $161 million payment on its restructured debt Tuesday, defying a US judge who ruled it in contempt of court and ordered it to pay two "holdout" creditors first.

  • Modi makes White House debut
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 3:55 PM

    India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the White House Tuesday, on the latest stop in his headline-grabbing debut tour of the world stage after his Hindu nationalist party's crushing election win.

  • UBS pays 1.1-billion-euro bail in France for tax fraud
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 3:36 PM

    Swiss banking giant UBS has made a 1.1-billion-euro ($1.4 billion) bail payment for allegedly helping rich French clients to hide money in Switzerland, a lawyer for the firm said Tuesday.

  • Commerzbank under US probe for money laundering
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 3:13 PM

    Germany's second largest bank Commerzbank is under investigation in the United States for violating money-laundering rules, a source close to the case told AFP Tuesday.

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