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Drugmaker GSK fined $490 mn in China graft probe
Drugmaker GSK fined $490 mn in China graft probe

A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3.0 billion yuan ($490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, the company said.

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13 puppies found hidden in car at Woodlands Checkpoint (A total of 13 puppies were found in the car. Photo: ICA)
13 puppies found hidden in car at Woodlands Checkpoint

The live puppies were found in three black cloth bags – hidden in the car’s glove compartment, front passenger seat and under the driver’s seat.

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  • K Box to honour membership cancellations; most links to leaked data removedK Box to honour membership cancellations; most links to leaked data removed
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/9/2014 9:00 AM

    SINGAPORE: K Box, the karaoke entertainment operator which suffered a breach in its customer database earlier this week, on Friday (Sep 19) said it managed to "remove almost 80 per cent of the links leading to the access of its members' data in the f...

  • Say no to horns: Singapore Zoo launches rhino conservation campaignSay no to horns: Singapore Zoo launches rhino conservation campaign
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/9/2014 8:42 AM

    SINGAPORE: In conjunction with World Rhino Day next Monday (Sep 22), the Singapore Zoo will launch a month-long rhinoceros conservation awareness campaign to raise awareness of the plight of the animal in the wild.The Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS...

  • No online booking of iPhone 6 devices made before appointed time: SingTelNo online booking of iPhone 6 devices made before appointed time: SingTel
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/9/2014 5:15 AM

    SINGAPORE: Nobody managed to reserve an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus device before the stated 3pm timeslot on Wednesday (Sep 17), according to a SingTel executive.Speaking to Channel NewsAsia at the launch event for the smartphones at Marina Bay Sands o...

  • Parking lots turned into ‘parks’ for a dayParking lots turned into ‘parks’ for a day
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/9/2014 4:24 AM

    SINGAPORE: From community gardens to outdoor yoga classrooms, parking lots across Singapore were transformed into creative spaces on Friday (Sep 19).A total of 88 parking lots in the Central Business District, Jalan Besar, Kampong Glam, Outram and Ti...

  • Singapore tops in global healthcare efficiency ranking: SurveySingapore tops in global healthcare efficiency ranking: Survey
    Channel NewsAsia - 19/9/2014 2:36 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Republic came out tops in a global healthcare efficiency ranking, beating previous incumbent Hong Kong to first place as the Singapore Government continues to increase its expenditure on medical services and the ecosystem to cope with ...

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  • France carries out first air strikes in Iraq: HollandeFrance carries out first air strikes in Iraq: Hollande
    Agence France-Presse - 19/9/2014 9:34 AM

    French jets carried out their first air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq Friday, successfully destroying their target, President Francois Hollande announced, vowing that more operations would follow.

  • Indian TV sacks newsreader over 'Eleven Jinping' blunderIndian TV sacks newsreader over 'Eleven Jinping' blunder
    Agence France-Presse - 19/9/2014 9:29 AM

    Pronouncing foreign leaders' names is a headache for newsreaders the world over but on Friday it proved the downfall of one Indian newscaster, who mistook the visiting Chinese president's name for the Roman numeral XI, calling him "Eleven Jinping" on air.

  • Drugmaker GSK fined $490 mn in China graft probeDrugmaker GSK fined $490 mn in China graft probe
    Agence France-Presse - 19/9/2014 8:40 AM

    A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3.0 billion yuan ($490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, the company said.

  • Drugmaker GSK fined $490 mn in China graft probe: XinhuaDrugmaker GSK fined $490 mn in China graft probe: Xinhua
    Agence France-Presse - 19/9/2014 8:40 AM

    A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3.0 billion yuan ($490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, state media said.

  • China insists wealthy countries should improve emission targetsChina insists wealthy countries should improve emission targets
    Agence France-Presse - 19/9/2014 8:00 AM

    Wealthy countries should increase their emission commitments if a global pact on climate change is to be reached next year, China's top UN climate negotiator said Friday.

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  • Indian TV sacks newsreader over 'Eleven Jinping' blunderIndian TV sacks newsreader over 'Eleven Jinping' blunder
    Agence France-Presse - 19/9/2014 9:29 AM

    Pronouncing foreign leaders' names is a headache for newsreaders the world over but on Friday it proved the downfall of one Indian newscaster, who mistook the visiting Chinese president's name for the Roman numeral XI, calling him "Eleven Jinping" on air.

  • Harvard hosts spoof Nobel awards for silly scienceHarvard hosts spoof Nobel awards for silly science
    Agence France-Presse - 19/9/2014 1:54 AM

    Spoof Nobel prizes that honor the humor in science were handed out at Harvard University, celebrating the physics of stepping on a banana skin and the neuroscience behind spotting Jesus in toast.

  • Discover Rome at a run with jogger guide toursDiscover Rome at a run with jogger guide tours
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 11:07 PM

    Want to discover Rome and keep fit in the process? Jogger guides in the eternal city are taking tourists from around the world on a trot from the Colosseum to the Vatican.

  • Pope's skull cap raises over 100,000 euros on eBayPope's skull cap raises over 100,000 euros on eBay
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 10:35 PM

    An Italian TV show managed to coax Pope Francis into handing over his white skull cap and has already raised over 100,000 euros in less than 24 hours by putting it on eBay. 

  • Senators cross the aisle for US survival TV showSenators cross the aisle for US survival TV show
    Agence France-Presse - 18/9/2014 10:23 PM

    Two US senators from opposing camps took their shared interest in spearfishing to the South Pacific for a reality TV show intended to teach gridlock Washington a lesson in teamwork.

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