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Abdullah deadline puts Afghan election in peril
Abdullah deadline puts Afghan election in peril

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah on Monday issued another ultimatum over the disputed election result, threatening to withdraw from all efforts to negotiate a solution to the deepening political crisis.

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Week in Review - 28 August 2014

Cooling market: bane or boon?Thomson-East Coast line to boost property prices: UOB Kay Hian,Concerns...

singapore

  • Indonesian President Yudhoyono to be conferred Order of Temasek (First Class)Indonesian President Yudhoyono to be conferred Order of Temasek (First Class)
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/9/2014 10:53 AM

    SINGAPORE: Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will receive the Order of Temasek (First Class) at the Istana on Wednesday (Sep 3).Dr Yudhoyono's conferment is part of his three-day state visit which begins on Tuesday (Sep 2), at the invitat...

  • MBA or CFA? It depends on where you want your career to goMBA or CFA? It depends on where you want your career to go
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/9/2014 10:40 AM

    SINGAPORE: For many business professionals looking for career development or a job switch, gunning for higher qualifications is a common move, and recruitment firms like Robert Walters say the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the Chartered...

  • Man dies in cement mixer accident at Changi AirportMan dies in cement mixer accident at Changi Airport
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/9/2014 10:17 AM

    SINGAPORE: A Chinese man in his 50s died on Monday (Sep 1) following an accident at the carpark basement of Changi Airport (Terminal 3) involving a cement mixer.The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the accident at 3.07pm. They sent...

  • Fire at Pearls Centre, involving ventilation system motorFire at Pearls Centre, involving ventilation system motor
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/9/2014 9:17 AM

    SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at Pearls Centre at Eu Tong Sen Street on Monday afternoon (Sep 1), and involved the ventilation system motor, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).The SCDF received a call about the incident at 3.43pm, and dispat...

  • Peter Pan to fly into Singapore in NovemberPeter Pan to fly into Singapore in November
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/9/2014 8:49 AM

    SINGAPORE: Peter Pan is finally landing in Singapore. The theatrical adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic that is. The show will be making its debut in Asia on Nov 27 at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS).Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story was first performed...

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world

  • Eurozone manufacturing slows further in AugustEurozone manufacturing slows further in August
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 1:12 PM

    Manufacturing in the eurozone slumped in August to a 13-month low, a closely watched survey showed on Monday, in a further sign that recovery is faltering and that tensions with Russia are taking their toll.

  • Ryder Cup wildcard challenge for McGinley and WatsonRyder Cup wildcard challenge for McGinley and Watson
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 10:51 AM

    Ryder Cup captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson take centre stage on Tuesday when they both name their three wildcard picks to complete their lineups for Gleneagles.

  • Man United agree Falcao loan deal - reportsMan United agree Falcao loan deal - reports
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 9:31 AM

    Manchester United have agreed a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, according to widespread British media reports on Monday. 

  • Novartis Japan admits concealing drug side effectsNovartis Japan admits concealing drug side effects
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 8:29 AM

    The Japanese unit of Swiss pharma giant Novartis has admitted it did not report more than 2,500 cases of serious side effects in patients using its leukaemia and other cancer drugs, reportedly including some fatalities. 

  • Heineken to sell Mexican packaging business for $1.2bnHeineken to sell Mexican packaging business for $1.2bn
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 6:59 AM

    Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars.

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sci-tech

  • Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technologyJapan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 10:07 AM

    Technology that generates touchable 3D imagery was unveiled in Japan Monday, with its developers saying users could pull and push objects that are not really there. 

  • Sony founder nephew starts as head of PlayStation unitSony founder nephew starts as head of PlayStation unit
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 9:49 AM

    The nephew of a Sony founder on Monday started as head of a regional gaming unit, after the Japanese electronics giant sailed past the 10 million mark in sales of its PlayStation 4.

  • Japan says electronics OK during take-off and landingJapan says electronics OK during take-off and landing
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 6:25 AM

    Japan on Monday relaxed a ban on the use of electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets in flight, following similar moves by the United States and the European Union.

  • Indian start-up launches shoes that show you the wayIndian start-up launches shoes that show you the way
    Agence France-Presse - 31/8/2014 3:23 AM

    "Wizard of Oz" heroine Dorothy only had to click her ruby red slippers together and they would spirit her home to Kansas.

  • US cyber-warriors battling Islamic State on TwitterUS cyber-warriors battling Islamic State on Twitter
    Agence France-Presse - 31/8/2014 1:39 AM

    The United States has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda, setting out to win the war of ideas by ridiculing the militants with a mixture of blunt language and sarcasm.

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weird

  • Japan baseball game lasts 4 days and 50 inningsJapan baseball game lasts 4 days and 50 innings
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 7:54 AM

    In a scenario more usually associated with its cousin, cricket, a baseball game in Japan dragged on for four days with two high school teams slogging it out over a record 50 innings.

  • Japan porn queens raise thousands of dollars from 'Boob Aid'Japan porn queens raise thousands of dollars from 'Boob Aid'
    Agence France-Presse - 31/8/2014 5:50 AM

    A group of Japanese porn actresses raised tens of thousands of dollars at the weekend by having their breasts squeezed by fans at a "Boob Aid" charity event for AIDS prevention.

  • 'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped
    Agence France-Presse - 30/8/2014 10:38 PM

    To recline or not to recline? Airplane "legroom wars" are prompting growing rage in the United States, with two recent seat battles sparking a heated debate about the knee-bumping practice. 

  • Japan urges citizens to be prepared - by stockpiling toilet rollsJapan urges citizens to be prepared - by stockpiling toilet rolls
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 10:58 AM

    The Japanese government is calling on its citizens to be prepared for the worst-case scenario should a major disaster hit the quake-prone archipelago -- by stockpiling toilet paper.

  • Gold rush as artist buries bullion on British beachGold rush as artist buries bullion on British beach
    Agence France-Presse - 29/8/2014 3:16 AM

    Thirty gold bars have been buried on a beach in Britain by a German artist, prompting a flood of bounty hunters with metal detectors to seek their fortune Friday.

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business

  • Oil dips amid US holiday, China data
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 1:00 PM

    Global oil prices slid on Monday in subdued deals before a public holiday in the United States and as dealers digested weak Chinese manufacturing data, analysts said.

  • Taiwan's first budget airline set for maiden flight
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 11:05 AM

    Taiwan's first budget airline said Monday it was scheduled to launch its maiden flight later this month, tapping into the robust demand for cheap travel in Asia.

  • Putin urges Europeans to have 'common sense' over sanctions threat
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 9:08 AM

    Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the EU on Monday to show "common sense" and not to engage in mutually destructive sanctions, in his first reaction to the threat of additional punitive measures over Ukraine.

  • Head of Taiwan's TransAsia Airways quits after plane crash
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 7:45 AM

    Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said Monday its president Chooi Yee-Chong had left the firm after staying on to help handle the aftermath of the July crash that killed 48 people.

  • Germany runs up surplus of 1.1% of GDP in first half
    Agence France-Presse - 1/9/2014 6:56 AM

    Germany achieved a surplus in its public finances equivalent to 1.1 percent of overall economic output in the first six months of this year, official data showed on Monday.

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