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Afghan female taekwondo fighter fears Taliban return
Afghan female taekwondo fighter fears Taliban return

In a gym underneath a wedding hall in Kabul, Laila Hossaini shouts as she slams her fist into a punchbag at her final training session before heading to the Asian Games in South Korea.

singapore

  • Keppel REIT to buy one-third stake in MBFC Tower 3Keppel REIT to buy one-third stake in MBFC Tower 3
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 10:47 AM

    SINGAPORE: Keppel REIT will buy a one-third stake in Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) Tower 3 for S$1.25 billion from Keppel Land, in one of the largest property market deals this year. The price, which works out to around S$2,790 per square foot, ...

  • SMRT launches Adopt-A-Station programme for schoolsSMRT launches Adopt-A-Station programme for schools
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 10:33 AM

    SINGAPORE: Some 80 Maris Stella High School students and teachers were at Bartley Station on Thursday (Sep 18) to celebrate the launch of Adopt-A-Station, an SMRT community outreach programme that partners local schools to encourage a gracious commut...

  • Rare stamps up for grabs at Philatelic Museum's first stamp auctionRare stamps up for grabs at Philatelic Museum's first stamp auction
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 10:26 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Singapore Philatelic Museum will hold its first ever stamp auction this weekend, and any rare surplus stamps from its collection will be available for sale.These include 1953 Queen Elizabeth II revenue stamps which were used during the...

  • Singapore property developers seek greener pastures in AustraliaSingapore property developers seek greener pastures in Australia
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 10:12 AM

    SINGAPORE: As market conditions in the Republic become more challenging for property developers, analysts say many of them, even the smaller players, are seeking greener pastures in Australia.According to a CIMB report, many have headed for Australia...

  • Mobile app encourages parent-child dialogue on Web experiencesMobile app encourages parent-child dialogue on Web experiences
    Channel NewsAsia - 18/9/2014 10:06 AM

    SINGAPORE: A mobile game designed to facilitate meaningful parent-child conversations on online experiences was launched on Thursday (Sep 18) by the Ministry of Education (MOE).In a press release, MOE said the app, called C-Quest, allows players to a...

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world

  • China committed to working with India for border peace: XiChina committed to working with India for border peace: Xi
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 9:14 AM

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday he was committed to working with India to maintain "peace and tranquility" on their disputed border, following a stand-off between troops at the frontier.

  • India PM Modi raises border dispute with China's XiIndia PM Modi raises border dispute with China's Xi
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 9:14 AM

    India's prime minister told China's visiting President Xi Jinping Thursday it was important to have peace on the two countries' disputed border, as a stand-off between troops at the frontier overshadowed key talks.

  • Germany's Bayer to float chemicals divisionGermany's Bayer to float chemicals division
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 7:54 AM

    German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, maker of Aspirin painkiller, said on Thursday it intends to float its chemicals Material Science division to focus on its life sciences activities in human and animal health.

  • European stocks edge up but hang on Scotland voteEuropean stocks edge up but hang on Scotland vote
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 7:52 AM

    Europe's stock markets edged higher at the start of trading on Thursday, with all eyes on Scotland's independence referendum, and after Fed-inspired gains overnight on Wall Street.

  • 'Gangnam Style' welcome at Asiad met by 'Pyongyang Style' silence'Gangnam Style' welcome at Asiad met by 'Pyongyang Style' silence
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 6:54 AM

    North Korea were welcomed to the Asian Games on Thursday to the strains of "Gangnam Style", their athletes and officials gave a polite smile but put up a wall of stony silence in return.

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sci-tech

  • Russia's biggest social network VKontakte gets new CEORussia's biggest social network VKontakte gets new CEO
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 9:54 AM

    Russia's biggest social network VKontakte appointed a new chief executive on Thursday after the removal of its maverick founder Pavel Durov earlier this year.

  • Ericsson to stop making modems, shed hundreds of jobsEricsson to stop making modems, shed hundreds of jobs
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 8:45 AM

    Swedish telecom equipment company Ericsson said on Thursday that it would stop developing modems, a decision affecting almost 1,600 employees worldwide which is expected to lead to hundreds of job cuts. 

  • Yelp to pay US fine for child privacy violationYelp to pay US fine for child privacy violation
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 7:29 PM

    Online ratings operator Yelp agreed to pay $450,000 to settle US charges that it illegally collected data on children, in violation of privacy laws, officials said Wednesday.

  • Early reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhonesEarly reviews heap praise on big-screen iPhones
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:03 PM

    Early reviews of Apple iPhone 6 models to be released on Friday sang praises of the large-screen handsets, proclaiming that bigger truly is better.

  • Sony shares plunge on ballooning loss forecastSony shares plunge on ballooning loss forecast
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 6:30 AM

    Sony shares plunged Thursday after the electronics giant warned of a $2.14 billion annual loss linked to its struggling mobile phone unit, taking investors by surprise and dealing another blow to its turnaround plan.

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weird

  • 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.

  • 'Nessie' leaves Scots wondering as monster vote looms'Nessie' leaves Scots wondering as monster vote looms
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 4:13 AM

    As Scots prepare to vote for or against independence, the Loch Ness monster's thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery and there are fears he may have already made up his mind.

  • Virginity worth $5,000, rules China courtVirginity worth $5,000, rules China court
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 9:25 AM

    A Chinese woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded nearly $5,000 by a court, reports said Wednesday.

  • Virginity worth $5,000, Chinese court rulesVirginity worth $5,000, Chinese court rules
    Agence France-Presse - 17/9/2014 9:25 AM

    A Chinese woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded nearly $5,000 by a court, reports said Wednesday.

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