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Australia says deploying warplanes to join Iraq campaign
Australia says deploying warplanes to join Iraq campaign

Australian warplanes are being deployed to the Middle East to join the US-led campaign of air strikes on jihadist targets in northern Iraq, Defence Minister David Johnston said on Monday.

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  • Colourful history of Singapore's black and white houses appeals to present-day ownersColourful history of Singapore's black and white houses appeals to present-day owners
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/9/2014 3:55 PM

    SINGAPORE: Corner House emerges from the lush foliage of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, like a fairy tale cottage. It is named after a former inhabitant, the late EJH Corner, a mycologist and botanist employed by the Singapore Botanic Gardens from 19...

  • Positive response to JTC LaunchPad initiativePositive response to JTC LaunchPad initiative
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/9/2014 3:38 PM

    SINGAPORE: There has been a positive response to the JTC LaunchPad initiative. The first startup hub at Block 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent is already oversubscribed, said Minister of State for Trade and Industry Mr Teo Ser Luck on Monday (Sep 22) while tou...

  • "A trusted steward": Temasek chairman Lim Boon Heng affirms the company's ethos"A trusted steward": Temasek chairman Lim Boon Heng affirms the company's ethos
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/9/2014 3:05 PM

    SINGAPORE: As Temasek celebrates its 40th anniversary, its chairman Lim Boon Heng chose the occasion to reflect on how the investment company has grown and transformed along with a rapidly changing Singapore.Speaking at Temasek's 40th anniversary din...

  • City Harvest trial: Phone messages of church's finance manager under scrutinyCity Harvest trial: Phone messages of church's finance manager under scrutiny
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/9/2014 2:57 PM

    SINGAPORE: City Harvest Church's finance manager Sharon Tan was queried about a series of messages on her phone, namely on advance rental given by the church to production house Xtron, in the City Harvest trial on Monday (Sep 22).  It was revealed th...

  • Municipal Services Office to provide single point of contact for publicMunicipal Services Office to provide single point of contact for public
    Channel NewsAsia - 22/9/2014 2:35 PM

    SINGAPORE: The new Municipal Services Office's (MSO) immediate focus when it is set up next month is to have a single point of contact for the public to provide feedback and work out a standard method of processing the feedback, Minister in the Prime...

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world

  • iPhone opening weekend sales top 10 million: AppleiPhone opening weekend sales top 10 million: Apple
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 12:58 PM

    Apple said Monday it sold more than 10 million of its new iPhone models globally in the opening weekend of record sales of the bigger-screen version of its smartphone.

  • Singapore billionaire buys 50% stake in SalfordSingapore billionaire buys 50% stake in Salford
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 12:47 PM

    Singapore billionaire businessman Peter Lim, who once courted Liverpool, is set to take a 50 percent stake in Salford City FC.

  • Ukraine troops prepare pullback as truce holdsUkraine troops prepare pullback as truce holds
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 11:29 AM

    The Ukrainian military said Monday it was preparing to pull back its guns from the frontline in the separatist east as a fragile truce with pro-Russian insurgents appeared to be taking hold.

  • Qatar 'won't host 2022 World Cup' says FIFA's ZwanzigerQatar 'won't host 2022 World Cup' says FIFA's Zwanziger
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 10:58 AM

    Qatar will not host the World Cup in 2022, according to Theo Zwanziger, the German member on the executive committee of world football's governing body FIFA.

  • Pilots reject Air France offer to end strikePilots reject Air France offer to end strike
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 9:13 AM

    Air France pilots on Monday rejected a last-ditch management offer to end the longest strike at the airline since 1998, which is costing up to 20 million euros ($25.7 million) daily.

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sci-tech

  • Iran arrests 11 over SMS Khomeini insults: reportIran arrests 11 over SMS Khomeini insults: report
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 1:49 PM

    Eleven Iranians accused of sending insulting SMS text messages about Islamic republic founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini have been arrested in the southern province of Shiraz, a newspaper reported on Monday.

  • iPhone opening weekend sales top 10 million: AppleiPhone opening weekend sales top 10 million: Apple
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 12:58 PM

    Apple said Monday it sold more than 10 million of its new iPhone models globally in the opening weekend of record sales of the bigger-screen version of its smartphone.

  • Microsoft delays launch of Xbox in ChinaMicrosoft delays launch of Xbox in China
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 5:40 AM

    Microsoft, which was due to launch the Xbox One in China on Tuesday, has said it will put back the "historic" event to later this year, slowing what was billed as the first game console to enter the market after a 14-year ban.

  • Second apparent leak of hacked celebrity nude pictures: US mediaSecond apparent leak of hacked celebrity nude pictures: US media
    Agence France-Presse - 20/9/2014 11:44 PM

    More nude celebrity photos, purportedly including reality star Kim Kardashian, circulated social media Saturday, in what appeared to be the second massive hacking-related leak in less than a month, US media reported.

  • Jihadists in social network cross-hairsJihadists in social network cross-hairs
    Agence France-Presse - 20/9/2014 9:24 PM

    Jihadists are in the cross-hairs of US social networks who are battling to enforce policies banning gruesome videos showing beheadings or hateful scenes such as flaunting hostages.

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business

  • Draghi says new ECB loans programme on track
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 3:58 PM

    European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi Monday dismissed market disappointment about demand from banks for a new lending programme launched last week, saying it had been within the expected range.

  • IAG finalises deal for 8 Airbus A330s worth $1.5bn
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 2:41 PM

    International Airlines Group said Monday it has finalised a deal to buy eight long-haul Airbus A330-200 aircraft worth $1.48 billion (1.15 billion euros) at list prices for Spanish unit Iberia.

  • French court upholds 1.1-bn euro bail for UBS over tax fraud
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 2:36 PM

    A French court Monday upheld a 1.1-billion-euro bail payment owed by Swiss bank UBS for allegedly helping rich French clients to hide money in Switzerland.

  • Pilots reject Air France offer to end strike
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 1:25 PM

    Air France pilots on Monday rejected a last-ditch management attempt to end the longest strike at the airline since 1998 that is costing up to 20 million euros ($25.7 million) every day.

  • French PM in Berlin pledges to push reforms
    Agence France-Presse - 22/9/2014 1:24 PM

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged on a Berlin visit Monday to push on with an economic reform package, which Chancellor Angela Merkel praised as "impressive".

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