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  • Football: LionsXII lose 3-1 to Felda United in Malaysia Cup matchFootball: LionsXII lose 3-1 to Felda United in Malaysia Cup match
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 4:07 PM

    SINGAPORE: The final Malaysia Cup Group A match for the LionsXII was a formality, as Fandi Ahmad's side had already been knocked out of the competition.The Singapore team ended their campaign on Tuesday night (Sep 2) on a losing note, going down 3-1 ...

  • New secondary school programme aims to teach science in hands-on wayNew secondary school programme aims to teach science in hands-on way
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 4:05 PM

    SINGAPORE: A new programme has been introduced to secondary students to get them to apply the knowledge learnt from math and science using a more practical, hands-on approach.It is part of an applied-learning programme that focuses on Science, Techno...

  • Universities need to maintain rigour in their programmes: DPM TeoUniversities need to maintain rigour in their programmes: DPM Teo
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 3:19 PM

    SINGAPORE: As more students enter university, universities have a greater responsibility to maintain rigour and relevance in their programmes and to build strong relationships with their alumni.Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean made this point on T...

  • One individual, 2 institutes receive President’s Award for the EnvironmentOne individual, 2 institutes receive President’s Award for the Environment
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 3:06 PM

    SINGAPORE: One individual and two institutes have received the President's Award for the Environment, the highest environmental accolade in Singapore. They received the awards from President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana on Tuesday evening (Sep 2)....

  • Families for Life Celebrations to promote importance of bondingFamilies for Life Celebrations to promote importance of bonding
    Channel NewsAsia - 2/9/2014 2:30 PM

    SINGAPORE: A poll, conducted by the Families for Life Council in August, showed that seven in 10 respondents felt that spending time with their family gave them the most happiness. However, only 872 of those polled - about half - were satisfied with ...

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  • IMF warns Ukraine may need extra $19 bn in helpIMF warns Ukraine may need extra $19 bn in help
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:37 PM

    The International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday that economically-devastated Ukraine may need an extra $19 billion (14.5 billion euros) in assistance should it fail to quell its brutal pro-Kremlin uprising by the end of next year.

  • IMF warns West may need to boost $17 bn Ukraine rescueIMF warns West may need to boost $17 bn Ukraine rescue
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:37 PM

    The International Monetary Fund vowed on Tuesday to stand by Ukraine despite the growing likelihood that a worsening pro-Russian uprising would cripple the economy so badly that its current $17.1-billion (13.0-billion-euro) rescue will prove too small.

  • Islamic State claims to behead second US reporterIslamic State claims to behead second US reporter
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:29 PM

    The so-called "Islamic State" released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant apparently beheading an American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive.

  • Islamic State claims to behead second US reporter: videoIslamic State claims to behead second US reporter: video
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:29 PM

    The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant beheading another American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive.

  • 'Islamic State' claims beheading of second US reporter: video'Islamic State' claims beheading of second US reporter: video
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:29 PM

    The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant beheading a second American journalist, according to the private terrorism monitoring group SITE.

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  • IMF warns Ukraine may need extra $19 bn in help
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 6:21 PM

    The International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday that economically-devastated Ukraine may need an extra $19 billion (14.5 billion euros) in assistance should it fail to quell its brutal pro-Kremlin uprising by the end of next year.

  • French finance minister hints at cut in 2015 savings target
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:23 PM

    France's finance minister on Tuesday hinted that the country's much-vaunted aim to cut 21 billion euros ($28 billion) in public spending next year could be in jeopardy due to low inflation.

  • IMF warns West may need to boost $17 bn Ukraine rescue
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 5:04 PM

    The International Monetary Fund vowed on Tuesday to stand by Ukraine despite the growing likelihood that a worsening pro-Russian uprising would cripple the economy so badly that its current $17.1-billion (13.0-billion-euro) rescue will prove too small.

  • Dutch foreign minister named for EU Commission job
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 4:46 PM

    The Netherlands has named Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans as its candidate to be a commissioner in the new administration of EU President Jean-Claude Juncker, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Tuesday.

  • Indian stock market hits new peak amid buying spree
    Agence France-Presse - 2/9/2014 3:48 PM

    Indian shares swept past the 27,000-point mark Tuesday, a record high buoyed by investor hopes that the country will see stronger economic growth under new Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

news radio stations
  • 938 Live938LIVE

    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.

  • Capital 958Capital 958


    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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