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Crisis engulfs the Met, world's richest opera company
Crisis engulfs the Met, world's richest opera company

Proposed pay cuts, declining ticket sales, dire reviews and threatened strike action, the Metropolitan Opera in New York is embroiled in perhaps its ugliest crisis in 30 years.

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  • New Lorong Halus Jetty a boost for fish farmersNew Lorong Halus Jetty a boost for fish farmers
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/7/2014 4:11 PM

    SINGAPORE: The new S$3.85 million Lorong Halus Jetty was launched on Thursday (July 24). The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority said it was developed as part of efforts to bolster Singapore's food supply resilience - the location and surrounding infr...

  • Dakota Crescent set for redevelopment, residents to leave by end-2016Dakota Crescent set for redevelopment, residents to leave by end-2016
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/7/2014 3:53 PM

    SINGAPORE: On Wednesday (July 23) evening, the Housing Development Board (HDB) issued notices stating that 17 blocks in Dakota Crescent, one of Singapore's oldest neighbourhoods, have been earmarked for redevelopment. About 400 households there will ...

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore off to good start in table tennisCommonwealth Games: Singapore off to good start in table tennis
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/7/2014 3:11 PM

    GLASGOW: Favourites Singapore made a commanding start to the team event of the table tennis at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday (July 24) with both the men and women recording convincing victories. In the preliminary round on the event's...

  • S'pore Trade Office in Taipei extends condolences following TransAsia crashS'pore Trade Office in Taipei extends condolences following TransAsia crash
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/7/2014 2:30 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Singapore Trade Office in Taipei on Thursday (July 24)  issued a statement on TransAsia flight GE222, stating it was "deeply saddened" by the crash."Trade Representative Mr Calvin Eu extends his deepest condolences and sympathies to th...

  • Sports Hub extends free trial for facilities to Aug 17Sports Hub extends free trial for facilities to Aug 17
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/7/2014 1:55 PM

    SINGAPORE: As part of Singapore's National Day celebrations, the Singapore Sports Hub has also decided to extend the free use of its facilities till August 17. So if you missed out on getting tickets to this year's National Day Parade (NDP), you can ...

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world

  • Crisis engulfs the Met, world's richest opera companyCrisis engulfs the Met, world's richest opera company
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:30 PM

    Proposed pay cuts, declining ticket sales, dire reviews and threatened strike action, the Metropolitan Opera in New York is embroiled in perhaps its ugliest crisis in 30 years.

  • Wreckage of missing Algerian airliner 'found in Mali'Wreckage of missing Algerian airliner 'found in Mali'
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:28 PM

    The wreckage of an Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, an army coordinator in Ouagadougou said.

  • Air Algerie wreck found in Mali: Burkina Faso armyAir Algerie wreck found in Mali: Burkina Faso army
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:28 PM

    The wreck of an Air Algerie plane that went missing early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, said a coordinator for the crisis unit in Ouagadougou.

  • US airlines, others resume flights to IsraelUS airlines, others resume flights to Israel
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:20 PM

    American, Russian and some European carriers resumed flights to Israel Thursday after a two-day freeze amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza was endangering commercial air traffic into Tel Aviv.

  • Despair grips east Ukraine residents as siege tightensDespair grips east Ukraine residents as siege tightens
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 6:51 PM

    Frightened residents of the east Ukraine city of Donetsk filed into a humanitarian aid centre on Thursday to collect clothes, food and medicine as others fled the city amid fierce fighting on the outskirts.

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sci-tech

  • 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.

  • Facebook shares profit growth storyFacebook shares profit growth story
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:25 PM

    Facebook on Wednesday reported that is quarterly profit more than doubled amid big gains in ad revenues and a jump in users.

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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.

  • 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.

  • Romanian city opens plastic bottle bridge in litter protestRomanian city opens plastic bottle bridge in litter protest
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:23 PM

    Timisoara in western Romania on Wednesday inaugurated a 23-metre (75 feet) bridge made of more than 157,000 collected plastic bottles to warn against the devastating effects of litter.

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business

  • Air Algerie wreck found in Mali: Burkina Faso army
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:27 PM

    The wreck of an Air Algerie plane that went missing early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, said a coordinator for the crisis unit in Ouagadougou.

  • Dutch sending police, want to secure MH17 crash site: PM
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:19 PM

    The Netherlands is sending 40 unarmed police to the crash site of flight MH17 in rebel-held Ukraine and seeking means to "further stabilise the area", Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Thursday.

  • The world's major air crashes
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:15 PM

    As the world aviation industry reels from a black week, in which three planes have been lost, below are the major air crashes around the world over the last 15 years.

  • Air Algerie flight seen 'falling' in northern Mali: official
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 7:06 PM

    A missing Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board was seen "falling" in the region of Gossi, in northern Mali, the head of the emergency investigation into the flight said on Thursday.

  • US airlines, others resume flights to Israel
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 6:53 PM

    American, Russian and some European carriers resumed flights to Israel Thursday after a two-day freeze amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza was endangering commercial air traffic into Tel Aviv.

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