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Fears of Asiad hangover taint start of Incheon Games
Fears of Asiad hangover taint start of Incheon Games

The Asian Games is just starting in Incheon, but the prospect of empty stadiums for the next two weeks and high debt for many years is already making the continent's biggest sporting event feel unloved.

singapore

  • City Harvest finance manager maintains investments made by church were legitimateCity Harvest finance manager maintains investments made by church were legitimate
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 3:39 PM

    SINGAPORE: City Harvest Church finance manager Sharon Tan maintained on Thursday (Sep 18) that investments made by the church were legitimate, when questioned by her lawyer during her fifth day on the stand. Five other City Harvest Church leaders are...

  • Over S$16m committed by WDA to help companies train staffOver S$16m committed by WDA to help companies train staff
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 3:21 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Workforce Development Agency (WDA) has committed over S$16 million this year to help companies train their staff. Of the 158 companies that have benefited from the Enterprise Training Support (ETS) Scheme, two-thirds are small and medi...

  • Hamilton-Rosberg rivalry takes centrestage at F1 Night RaceHamilton-Rosberg rivalry takes centrestage at F1 Night Race
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 2:55 PM

    SINGAPORE: Much ado has been made over the intense rivalry between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, but things may change under the floodlights of the Marina Bay Circuit on Sunday (Sep 21). The sport's first night race will witnes...

  • Yuan clearing on the rise: ICBC SingaporeYuan clearing on the rise: ICBC Singapore
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 2:54 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Chinese yuan (RMB) is increasingly used in international trade and Singapore is the second-largest international offshore centre for yuan trading and investments. In the first eight months of this year, the Singapore branch of the Indu...

  • F1: Alonso wants more team unity despite lacklustre seasonF1: Alonso wants more team unity despite lacklustre season
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 2:40 PM

    SINGAPORE: It has not been a smooth-sailing year for Ferrari, with the Italian carmaker out of the running for this year's Formula One season after undergoing a period of change.Ferrari trails Mercedes, Red Bull and Williams in the constructors' cham...

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world

  • Alibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bnAlibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bn
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 9:50 PM

    Chinese online retail giant Alibaba priced its stock at $68 on Thursday, setting in motion a record-breaking public offering of up to $25 billion.

  • Alibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bn: sourceAlibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bn: source
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 9:50 PM

    Chinese online retail giant Alibaba priced its stock at $68 on Thursday, setting in motion a record-breaking public offering of up to $25 billion, sources said.

  • Larry Ellison releases helm of mighty Oracle shipLarry Ellison releases helm of mighty Oracle ship
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 8:29 PM

    Tycoon yachtsman Larry Ellison on Thursday stepped down as Oracle's chief executive, trusting a pair of lieutenants to steer the titanic business software firm he helped launch decades ago.

  • Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle chief executiveLarry Ellison steps down as Oracle chief executive
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 8:29 PM

    Larry Ellison on Thursday stepped down as chief executive of Oracle, handing off the helm of the successful technology company he co-founded in 1977, the company announced.

  • Dow, S&P 500 hit records on momentum from Alibaba, FedDow, S&P 500 hit records on momentum from Alibaba, Fed
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 8:10 PM

    The Dow and S&P 500 bolted to fresh records Thursday on continued momentum from Wednesday's Federal Reserve decision and enthusiasm ahead of Alibaba's expected initial public offering Friday.

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sci-tech

  • Samsung to release Note 4 'phablet' on October 17Samsung to release Note 4 'phablet' on October 17
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 10:20 PM

    Samsung announced Thursday that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on October 17.

  • Alibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bnAlibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bn
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 9:50 PM

    Chinese online retail giant Alibaba priced its stock at $68 on Thursday, setting in motion a record-breaking public offering of up to $25 billion.

  • Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle chief executiveLarry Ellison steps down as Oracle chief executive
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 8:29 PM

    Larry Ellison on Thursday stepped down as chief executive of Oracle, handing off the helm of the successful technology company he co-founded in 1977, the company announced.

  • Microsoft axes 2,100 as job cuts continueMicrosoft axes 2,100 as job cuts continue
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 7:12 PM

    Microsoft on Thursday said that it axed 2,100 jobs in a second round of cuts which were announced earlier this year.

  • Online piracy thrives in Internet cloudOnline piracy thrives in Internet cloud
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 6:55 PM

    Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study released Thursday.

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weird

  • Discover Rome at a run with jogger guide toursDiscover Rome at a run with jogger guide tours
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 11:07 PM

    Want to discover Rome and keep fit in the process? Jogger guides in the eternal city are taking tourists from around the world on a trot from the Colosseum to the Vatican.

  • Pope's skull cap raises over 100,000 euros on eBayPope's skull cap raises over 100,000 euros on eBay
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 10:35 PM

    An Italian TV show managed to coax Pope Francis into handing over his white skull cap and has already raised over 100,000 euros in less than 24 hours by putting it on eBay. 

  • Senators cross the aisle for US survival TV showSenators cross the aisle for US survival TV show
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 10:23 PM

    Two US senators from opposing camps took their shared interest in spearfishing to the South Pacific for a reality TV show intended to teach gridlock Washington a lesson in teamwork.

  • Condoms hottest item at Asian GamesCondoms hottest item at Asian Games
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 8:52 AM

    Athletes are snapping up thousands of free condoms being given out at the Asian Games, organizers said Thursday.

  • 'Fire up the barbie!' Sun teases swim rival Park'Fire up the barbie!' Sun teases swim rival Park
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:55 AM

    China's controversial Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has bet rival Park Tae-hwan a barbecue dinner that he will beat the South Korean at the Asian Games.

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business

  • Alibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bn
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 10:07 PM

    Chinese online retail giant Alibaba priced its stock at $68 on Thursday, setting in motion a record-breaking public offering of up to $25 billion.

  • Alibaba sets IPO share price, to raise $25 bn: source
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 9:46 PM

    Chinese online retail giant Alibaba priced its stock at $68 on Thursday, setting in motion a record-breaking public offering of up to $25 billion, sources said.

  • Oil prices slide as US inventories mount
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 8:02 PM

    Crude oil prices slid on Thursday as US commercial stockpiles mounted again and a report said OPEC might not cut output to deal with an oversupplied market.

  • Hollande goes on offensive with Iraq air strike decision
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 6:19 PM

    President Francois Hollande kicked off a rare news conference Thursday with the dramatic announcement that France would conduct air strikes in Iraq, as he sought to wrest back the initiative after a catastrophic few weeks at home.

  • South African central bank boss to step down
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:52 PM

    The South African Reserve Bank's respected governor Gill Marcus on Thursday announced that she will not stay in the job after her term expires in November.

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