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China backs Hong Kong leaders against 'illegal' acts: govt
China backs Hong Kong leaders against 'illegal' acts: govt

China on Tuesday described major pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong as illegal, adding that it supports the Hong Kong government's handling of the protests.

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Asian Games: Three Singapore swimmers under probe for drinking (AFP file photo)
Asian Games: Three Singapore swimmers under probe for drinking

The three – believed to be Joseph Schooling, Roanne Ho and Teo Zhen Ren – are being probed for leaving the Athletes’ Village without permission and drinking.

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  • Singapore's performance in food security ranking 'not bad': KhawSingapore's performance in food security ranking 'not bad': Khaw
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 9:46 AM

    SINGAPORE: Singapore jumped from 16th in fifth out of 109 countries in the Economic Intelligence Unit's Global Food Security Index (GFSI) - a result Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan deemed "not bad"."Moving up 11 notches on the GFSI fo...

  • Asian Games: Sailors nail two more golds to Singapore's mast
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 8:50 AM

    INCHEON: Singapore women's sailing team on Tuesday (Sep 30) raked in the Republic's third and fourth gold medal in the Women's Optimist and 420 Two Person Dinghy. It also contributed a silver, while the men garnered two bronzes on the same race day.J...

  • Sentosa partners M1 to deliver free Wi-Fi at the island
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 7:00 AM

    SINGAPORE: Visitors to Sentosa can now tap on Wireless@SG, after the island's management, Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), partnered M1 to introduce the free Wi-Fi service in a one-year trial.According to a joint press release on Tuesday (Sep 3...

  • 29 new trains to be added to North-South, East-West Lines29 new trains to be added to North-South, East-West Lines
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 6:49 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SMRT Corporation will be adding 29 new trains to further boost the capacity of the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL).In a joint press release on Tuesday (Sep 30), they said together with the pro...

  • Youth arrested for suspected snatch theftYouth arrested for suspected snatch theft
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/9/2014 6:03 AM

    SINGAPORE: A 16-year-old male believed to be involved in a case of snatch theft at Commonwealth Drive was arrested on Monday (Sep 29).The Singapore Police Force said in its press release on Tuesday that a 34-year-old female victim reported on Sep 25 ...

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world

  • Kurd troops attack Iraq jihadists on three frontsKurd troops attack Iraq jihadists on three fronts
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 7:22 AM

    Kurdish troops launched offensives against the Islamic State jihadist group on three fronts in northern Iraq on Tuesday, senior officers told AFP.

  • French public debt over 2.0 trillion euros for first time
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 7:01 AM

    France's public debt has topped the symbolic level of 2.0 trillion euros for the first time, according to official data Tuesday, putting Paris on a fresh collision course with the European Union.

  • German retail sales climb in August
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 6:25 AM

    German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, increased in August, official data showed on Tuesday. 

  • Hong Kong protests: Live Report
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:27 AM

    10:27 GMT - First aid - "Hong Kong Red Cross have set up a first aid station at their HQ for those affected by recent unrest," @BritishRedCross tweets.

  • Secret lives: an evening in a Ugandan gay bar
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:12 AM

    Just as he attends church on Sunday morning, there's another sacred place Nick, a 23-year-old Kampala stylist, flocks to every Sunday night.

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sci-tech

  • New Interpol complex in Singapore to boost fight against cyber crimeNew Interpol complex in Singapore to boost fight against cyber crime
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 7:40 AM

    A new Interpol centre to be opened in Singapore next year will strengthen global efforts to fight increasingly tech-savvy international criminals, officials said on Tuesday.

  • China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 salesChina clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:40 AM

    China has cleared the way for Apple to sell its latest iPhones in the key market by granting it a licence, the industry regulator said on Tuesday, after the US giant agreed to improve the security of users' personal details.

  • Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bugApple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 12:11 AM

    Apple on Monday issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered "Bash" bug seen as a threat to Internet-linked devices.

  • Britons sign away first-born children for free wifiBritons sign away first-born children for free wifi
    Agence France-Presse - 29/9/2014 10:27 PM

    Several Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public Internet, published on Monday.

  • Tech sector sizzles as Myanmar embraces Internet for the massesTech sector sizzles as Myanmar embraces Internet for the masses
    Agence France-Presse - 28/9/2014 5:21 AM

    From navigating gridlocked city roads to playing a favourite national sport, new homegrown apps are blossoming in Myanmar as cheap mobile technology ignites an Internet revolution in the once-isolated nation.

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weird

  • Robben to build museum dedicated to himselfRobben to build museum dedicated to himself
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 8:02 PM

    Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben wants to open a private museum in his own home to showcase his trophies and momentos once he hangs up his boots, the Dutch international said Friday.

  • Canadian nabbed with 51 turtles in his pantsCanadian nabbed with 51 turtles in his pants
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 6:04 PM

    A Canadian has been caught at the US-Canada border with 51 live turtles stuffed in his pants in what American authorities claimed was an elaborate reptile smuggling operation.

  • Frisky donkey couple: 1, prudes: 0Frisky donkey couple: 1, prudes: 0
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 5:52 PM

    A pair of amorous Polish donkeys have recovered their right to make love in public after a local official sought to keep them apart.

  • Cricket altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'Cricket altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 10:31 AM

    A group of eccentric international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

  • New cricket match altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'New cricket match altitude record set on 'roof of Africa'
    Agence France-Presse - 26/9/2014 10:31 AM

    A group of international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Kilimanjaro. 

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business

  • Royal Bank of Scotland says expects lower impairments
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 7:43 AM

    Royal Bank of Scotland will book lower bad debt charges than expected this year, helped by Ireland's improving economy, the state-rescued lender announced on Tuesday.

  • French public debt over 2.0 trillion euros for first time
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 7:06 AM

    France's public debt topped the symbolic level of 2.0 trillion euros for the first time, according to quarterly data published by the national statistics agency INSEE on Tuesday.

  • China September PMI misses estimate: HSBC
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 5:02 AM

    China's manufacturing activity came in below initial expectations in September, HSBC said Tuesday, adding to pressure for Beijing to address slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.

  • More gloomy data casts doubt on Japan recovery
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 2:46 AM

    Japan's factory output saw a surprise drop and household spending kept falling in August, data showed Tuesday, fanning fears about the impact of April's sales tax rise on the economy.

  • Japan factory production logs surprise drop in August
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 12:13 AM

    Japan's factory production unexpectedly fell in August after edging up in July, government data showed Tuesday.

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