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N.Korea fires four short-range 'projectiles'
N.Korea fires four short-range 'projectiles'

North Korea fired four short-range projectiles towards the sea Wednesday in the latest of a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests, the South's defence ministry said.

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Week in Review - 24 July 2014

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singapore

  • Pre-marital courses may help bring divorce rates down: Family life education expertPre-marital courses may help bring divorce rates down: Family life education expert
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/7/2014 2:47 PM

    SINGAPORE: Figures released by the Department of Statistics on Tuesday (July 29) showed that divorce rates have remained stable, with about 7,000 cases reported yearly. However, about half of the couples who apply for divorce are between the ages of ...

  • Commonwealth Games: Singapore table tennis pairs off to good startCommonwealth Games: Singapore table tennis pairs off to good start
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/7/2014 2:37 PM

    GLASGOW: Singapore's three top seeds in the mixed doubles in the table tennis all had winning starts to the competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday (July 30). After the women and men won gold in the team events, they began their...

  • SMRT confident of new rail financing model as Q1 net profit up 37% on-yearSMRT confident of new rail financing model as Q1 net profit up 37% on-year
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/7/2014 2:19 PM

    SINGAPORE: No deadline has been set, but public transport operator SMRT says it is more a question of when, rather than if, its proposal to transfer rail assets to the Government will be accepted in some form.During an earnings conference call on Wed...

  • Govt to spend S$100m on efficient energy initiativesGovt to spend S$100m on efficient energy initiatives
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/7/2014 2:09 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Government will pump in S$100 million to encourage the efficient use of energy in buildings as well as to fund research on green data centres. This was announced at the first Energy Technology Roadmap Symposium held at the Suntec City ...

  • Eight set for Rebel Fighting Championship battleEight set for Rebel Fighting Championship battle
    Channel NewsAsia - 30/7/2014 1:46 PM

    SINGAPORE: Eight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters from around the world will battle it out in the Rebel Fighting Championship (RFC) Battle Royale this Friday (August 1) at Suntec Singapore. The first knockout tournament of its kind in Singapore, it ...

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world

  • Milky Weigh: scientists take weight of the galaxyMilky Weigh: scientists take weight of the galaxy
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 2:41 PM

    The Milky Way galaxy is lighter than previously thought, according to new research published by British-based scientists on Wednesday.

  • Libya Islamists seize key Benghazi army baseLibya Islamists seize key Benghazi army base
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 1:27 PM

    Islamist groups seized the headquarters of the army's special forces in Libya's second city Benghazi after days of fighting, plunging the country further into lawlessness and uncertainty.

  • US GDP growth rebounds to 4.0% in 2nd quarterUS GDP growth rebounds to 4.0% in 2nd quarter
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 12:43 PM

    The US economy rebounded in the second quarter, growing at a peppy 4.0 percent pace after the first quarter's sharp contraction, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

  • US GDP growth rebounds to 4% in second quarterUS GDP growth rebounds to 4% in second quarter
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 12:43 PM

    The US economy rebounded in the second quarter this year to a peppy 4.0 percent pace of growth after the first quarter's sharp contraction, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

  • Qatar World Cup workers 'on 45p ($0.76) an hour': reportQatar World Cup workers 'on 45p ($0.76) an hour': report
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 11:04 AM

    Workers constructing a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are being paid as little as 45p ($0.76, 0.57 euros) an hour, British newspaper The Guardian reported on Wednesday.

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sci-tech

  • Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 10:40 AM

    Driverless cars will be allowed on British roads from January 2015 as part of a pilot initiative in three cities, the government announced Wednesday.

  • Nintendo posts quarterly net loss on Wii U costsNintendo posts quarterly net loss on Wii U costs
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 7:44 AM

    Japanese videogame giant Nintendo on Wednesday posted a $97 million quarterly net loss, with higher costs tied to sales of its Wii U console digging into its bottom line while sales weakened.

  • Europe launches last resupply ship to space stationEurope launches last resupply ship to space station
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 4:53 AM

    An Ariane 5 ES heavy rocket lifted off from South America bearing Europe's fifth and final robot supply ship for the International Space Station (ISS), mission control said.

  • Amazon plays to book buyer wallets in Hachette battleAmazon plays to book buyer wallets in Hachette battle
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 12:39 AM

    Amazon on Tuesday suggested its battle with publishing giant Hachette is about making sure book lovers' on a budget pay less for digital titles.

  • EA tests subscription video game service for Xbox OneEA tests subscription video game service for Xbox One
    Agence France-Presse - 29/7/2014 10:13 PM

    US video game colossus Electronic Arts on Tuesday began testing a Netflix-style subscription service that lets Xbox One users play a library of online titles by paying monthly fees.

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business

  • US GDP growth rebounds to 4.0% in 2nd quarter
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 1:43 PM

    The US economy rebounded in the second quarter, growing at a peppy 4.0 percent pace after the first quarter's sharp contraction, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

  • Britain announces tougher new rules on bankers' bonuses
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 1:16 PM

    British banks will be able to reclaim employee bonuses for up to seven years after they are awarded in cases of serious recklessness, under rules unveiled by the Bank of England on Wednesday.

  • Spain bank BBVA posts drop in second quarter profit
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 11:55 AM

    Spain's second-biggest bank by market capitalisation, BBVA, said Wednesday its second-quarter profit fell by over a third from a year ago dragged down by losses in its South American units.

  • Spain accelerates away from crisis: official data
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 11:45 AM

    The Spanish economy pulled away from crisis in the second quarter with growth of 0.6 percent, official data showed on Wednesday, adding to evidence that reforms and austerity are putting the country back on its feet.

  • Oil market mixed before raft of US data
    Agence France-Presse - 30/7/2014 11:31 AM

    Oil prices diverged Wednesday as dealers awaited key US data, including the latest stockpiles report, for clues about demand in the world's top crude consumer, analysts said.

news radio stations
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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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