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  • Singapore’s exports up 6% on-year in AugustSingapore’s exports up 6% on-year in August
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/9/2014 12:33 AM

    SINGAPORE: Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore rose 6 per cent on-year in August, due to an increase in non-electronic exports which outweighed the decline in electronic exports.The rise in NODX comes after a 3.3 per cent contraction in the ...

  • Theft of customer data a 'deplorable act': K BoxTheft of customer data a 'deplorable act': K Box
    Channel NewsAsia - 16/9/2014 4:28 PM

    SINGAPORE: K Box Entertainment Group, which runs a chain of Karaoke outlets, said it is taking the theft of its data as well as publication of its customers' details "very seriously". Its Chief Operating Officer Priscilla Ng issued a statement late T...

  • High spirits as David Beckham drops by ChangiHigh spirits as David Beckham drops by Changi
    Channel NewsAsia - 16/9/2014 4:12 PM

    SINGAPORE: A surprise bar none for fans of retired football stud David Beckham. He made a brief appearance at Changi Airport's Terminal One on Tuesday (Sep 16), as alcohol beverage company Diageo unveiled the world's first travel retail campaign for ...

  • Slight dip in confidence on Singapore trade: HSBC surveySlight dip in confidence on Singapore trade: HSBC survey
    Channel NewsAsia - 16/9/2014 3:26 PM

    SINGAPORE: The outlook for Singapore's trade over the next six months remains positive but confidence has taken a slight dip. According to HSBC's Trade Confidence Index (TCI), the reading for Singapore fell slightly to 110 from 115 six months ago.Sti...

  • New clinic helps diagnose those with inherited heart conditionsNew clinic helps diagnose those with inherited heart conditions
    Channel NewsAsia - 16/9/2014 2:55 PM

    SINGAPORE: In Singapore, about 1,000 people die suddenly each year with no apparent reason, and often, the cause of death can be undiagnosed, inherited heart conditions. But a new clinic - the Inherited Cardiac Conditions Clinic - provides genetic te...

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  • Forensic sleuths sketch Richard III's brutal endForensic sleuths sketch Richard III's brutal end
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 11:41 PM

    King Richard III likely perished at the hands of assailants who hacked away pieces of his scalp and rammed spikes or swords into his brain as the helmetless monarch knelt in the mud.

  • Gerrard rescues Liverpool as Arsenal sufferGerrard rescues Liverpool as Arsenal suffer
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 10:23 PM

    Steven Gerrard was Liverpool's hero with a stoppage-time penalty as the Reds marked their return to the Champions League with a win on Tuesday, while Arsenal endured a torrid evening against Borussia Dortmund.

  • Japan's whaling bid tested by world panelJapan's whaling bid tested by world panel
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 10:13 PM

    Japan's plans to resume a controversial Antarctic whale hunt in the name of research, which opponents say is really just for the meat, came under scrutiny in Slovenia on Tuesday.

  • 75 years on, Polish brothers relive Soviet invasion75 years on, Polish brothers relive Soviet invasion
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 9:50 PM

    The Soviets rode in on horseback, rifles dangling on rope. Boguslaw Kamola watched in horror from the woods as they occupied his city in eastern Poland. Then the shots rang out.

  • Rio robbers repent after tackling archbishopRio robbers repent after tackling archbishop
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 9:19 PM

    A trio of thieves got less than they might have bargained for after robbing a man who turned out to be the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 11:58 PM

    The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to figures updated in real time Tuesday by online tracker Internet Live Stats.

  • Media reaping profits from Internet: studyMedia reaping profits from Internet: study
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 10:26 PM

    The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows.

  • Court tosses $368 mn patent case verdict against AppleCourt tosses $368 mn patent case verdict against Apple
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 6:31 PM

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out a $368 million verdict against Apple, ruling that jurors were given evidence that may have skewed the sum.

  • Tokyo Game Show: On the hunt for the next MinecraftTokyo Game Show: On the hunt for the next Minecraft
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 3:49 PM

    The staggering $2.5 billion that Microsoft has just shelled out for Minecraft and its quirky graphics will be foremost in developers' minds at the Tokyo Game Show this week, where simple yet immersive games are expected to figure heavily.

  • German court lifts ban on Uber car pick-up serviceGerman court lifts ban on Uber car pick-up service
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 1:56 PM

    Controversial but popular car pick-up service Uber claimed a victory in Germany on Tuesday when a court threw out an injunction levelled against its operations in Europe's biggest economy.

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  • Austrian traffic cop has crap dayAustrian traffic cop has crap day
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 10:45 PM

    A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding, police said on Tuesday.

  • George the goldfish has 'high risk' brain surgeryGeorge the goldfish has 'high risk' brain surgery
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 9:01 AM

    A goldfish called George was on the mend in Australia Tuesday after undergoing "high risk" brain surgery in an operation the vet described as "fiddly".

  • Net pains for North Korea reporters at Asian GamesNet pains for North Korea reporters at Asian Games
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 4:41 AM

    North Korea's reporters at the Asian Games will have to file stories using fax because their web access is restricted in South Korea, an official said Tuesday.

  • Rory has majors under his belt but what's in a pocketRory has majors under his belt but what's in a pocket
    Agence France-Presse - 13/9/2014 4:38 AM

    A little luck goes a long way as Rory McIlroy benefited from his ball landing in a fan's pocket in the second round of the Tour Championship.

  • Japanese male porn stars rarer than Bengal Tigers: actorJapanese male porn stars rarer than Bengal Tigers: actor
    Agence France-Presse - 12/9/2014 6:40 AM

    Japan's vast pornography industry is desperately short of men, one actor claims, insisting even the endangered Bengal Tiger is more numerous.

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  • US oil prices up almost $2 as OPEC talks output cut
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 7:34 PM

    World oil prices rebounded sharply on Tuesday after the head of OPEC indicated that the crude producers' cartel could cut its production target for 2015.

  • Angola seen to dodge Banco Espirito Santo meltdown
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 7:18 PM

    The IMF said on Tuesday that the collapse of Banco Espirito Santo should have a "limited impact" in Angola, where a subsidiary was one of the country's biggest lenders.

  • IMF begins aid talks with Ghana
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 5:26 PM

    The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday it was holding talks with government officials in Ghana on possible aid to surmount the African nation's fiscal and economic challenges.

  • Societe Generale says to lend 2 bn euros to small businesses
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 5:25 PM

    French bank Societe Generale said Tuesday it was unblocking 2 billion euros in low-cost loans for small business as the European Central Bank began a programme to boost lending amid struggling growth in the eurozone.

  • Embattled French government scrapes through confidence vote
    Agence France-Presse - 16/9/2014 5:16 PM

    France's crisis-hit government on Tuesday narrowly won a crunch parliamentary vote of confidence in its economic reform path, in a rare respite for the deeply unpopular President Francois Hollande.

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