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Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart
Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

Japanese officials are handing out radiation-blocking iodine tablets to people living in the shadow of two nuclear reactors slated to restart this year, underscoring concerns about atomic power after the Fukushima crisis.

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  • Mutual trust key to strong S'pore-China, China-ASEAN relations: DPM TeoMutual trust key to strong S'pore-China, China-ASEAN relations: DPM Teo
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 9:00 AM

    SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean is currently in China for an official five-day visit until July 31. The following is the full text of his op-ed on Singapore-China relations that was published in China's Cankao News broadsheet on Monday...

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore target long-term table tennis masteryCommonwealth Games: Singapore target long-term table tennis mastery
    Channel NewsAsia - 28/7/2014 1:26 AM

    GLASGOW - Singapore can maintain their dominance of women's table tennis at the Commonwealth Games in the long-term following their gold in the team event in Glasgow, according to coach Jing Junhong.The victory, secured with a 3-0 win over Malaysia, ...

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore reach men's team table tennis finalCommonwealth Games: Singapore reach men's team table tennis final
    Channel NewsAsia - 27/7/2014 6:13 PM

    GLASGOW: Singapore beat Nigeria 3-1 in the men's team table tennis semi-final at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday (July 27).Singapore will face England in the final after England defeated India 3-1 in the second semi-final.Nigeria gave Singapore a sc...

  • Star-studded ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014 raises over S$6mStar-studded ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014 raises over S$6m
    Channel NewsAsia - 27/7/2014 3:34 PM

    SINGAPORE: The ComChest Care & Share Charity Show 2014, which took place at the Resorts World Sentosa Theatre on Sunday (July 27), raised over S$6.2 million for beneficiaries under the care of the Community Chest.Highlights of the star-studded show i...

  • Durian lovers get a taste of 'kampung spirit'Durian lovers get a taste of 'kampung spirit'
    Channel NewsAsia - 27/7/2014 3:09 PM

    SINGAPORE: About 350 durian fans socialised over the “king of fruits” in an exotic ‘makan’ session at Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre on Sunday (July 27) as part of this year's Durian Mobilisation event.Organised by well-known food blogger...

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world

  • Huge oil depot blaze puts Tripoli under threatHuge oil depot blaze puts Tripoli under threat
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 8:53 AM

    Libya was expected to call in firefighting planes Monday to douse a huge blaze sparked by clashes near Tripoli's airport, as foreigners were urged to quit the increasingly lawless country.

  • Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 bnRussia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 bn
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 8:43 AM

    Russia has been ordered by an arbitration court in The Hague to pay shareholders of Yukos a record $50 billion in compensation over its seizure of the one-time oil giant, lawyers for the main claimant said on Monday.

  • Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime': UNDowning of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime': UN
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 8:29 AM

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 "may amount to a war crime", the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas.

  • South Africa lose opener on rain hit final daySouth Africa lose opener on rain hit final day
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 6:18 AM

    South Africa lost opener Dean Elgar before heavy rain stopped play on the fifth and final day of the series-deciding second Test against Sri Lanka on Monday.

  • No burgers at some China McDonald's over food scareNo burgers at some China McDonald's over food scare
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 5:55 AM

    McDonald's outlets in Beijing and Shanghai have yanked their flagship burgers off the menu after a key US supplier recalled products made by its Shanghai factory, which is alleged to have used expired meat.

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sci-tech

  • Samsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launchSamsung delays Tizen smartphone sales launch
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 9:35 AM

    Samsung Electronics said Monday it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google's Android system.

  • Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family linksStartup offers elderly an Internet key to family links
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 3:40 AM

    Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

  • Mobile tech reshaping the health sectorMobile tech reshaping the health sector
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 2:42 AM

    Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

  • US Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlockingUS Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlocking
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 7:39 PM

    US consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier under a measure adopted Friday to fix a perceived glitch in copyright law.

  • Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US CongressWikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US Congress
    Agence France-Presse - 25/7/2014 3:50 PM

    Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives in response to "disruptive" revisions of the online encyclopedia.

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weird

  • US star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian adUS star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian ad
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 1:21 PM

    US actor David Duchovny has stirred up a storm of debate in Russia by appearing in an ultra-patriotic beer ad in which he fantasises about being Russian.

  • DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and deliciousDR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious
    Agence France-Presse - 27/7/2014 8:33 AM

    In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.

  • Giant crater in Russia's far north sparks mysteryGiant crater in Russia's far north sparks mystery
    Agence France-Presse - 26/7/2014 9:05 AM

    A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as "the end of the world" is causing a sensation in Russia, with a group of scientists being sent to investigate. 

  • 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.

  • Queen's photobomb at Commonwealth Games 'not total accident'Queen's photobomb at Commonwealth Games 'not total accident'
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 5:52 PM

    It may have looked like a lucky quirk of timing, but the queen's photobombing of a selfie at the Commonwealth Games was not a complete accident, an athlete in the image said Friday.

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business

  • Flags at half-mast as France mourns Mali crash victims
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 8:26 AM

    Flags flew at half-mast in France Monday in mourning for the 118 victims of the Air Algerie plane tragedy, as investigators waited for the black boxes from the crash to arrive.

  • Ryanair raises annual profit forecast after strong Q1
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 7:51 AM

    Irish low-fare airline Ryanair, which hit a weak patch last year, reported a strong recovery but downward pressures on fares, in a quarterly results statement on Monday.

  • Oil prices drift lower in Asia
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 4:46 AM

    Oil prices dipped in Asian trade Monday ahead of the release of US economic growth and jobs data later in the week, while investors track events in Ukraine and the crude-rich Middle East.

  • Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 4:02 AM

    Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam's biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead.

  • Plane crash-lands on US beach, killing father
    Agence France-Presse - 28/7/2014 12:32 AM

    A small plane crash-landed on a beach in the US state of Florida Sunday, killing a father and critically injuring his young daughter, authorities said Sunday.

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    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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