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Top three disqualified in Asian Games men's 800m
Top three disqualified in Asian Games men's 800m

The first three finishers in the Asian Games men's 800 metres race were disqualified Wednesday in a new storm to hit the athletics contest.

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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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  • Two men found dead at The Bayshore condoTwo men found dead at The Bayshore condo
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/10/2014 11:18 AM

    SINGAPORE: Police discovered two dead men at a residential unit at condominium The Bayshore on Wednesday (Oct 1).Police said they received a call for assistance at 11.32am. The men are believed to be father and son, and aged 61 and 40, respectively.T...

  • NSL MRT services to end earlier at selected stations for Phase 2 of sleeper replacement worksNSL MRT services to end earlier at selected stations for Phase 2 of sleeper replacement works
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/10/2014 10:51 AM

    SINGAPORE: From Nov 2 to end-March 2015, SMRT will be ending train services 30 minutes earlier at selected North-South Line (NSL) MRT stations on certain days. Services will end at 12:30am on Sundays and Thursday nights. This is to facilitate the rep...

  • Court dismisses Thai teen's appeal in lawsuit against SMRT, LTACourt dismisses Thai teen's appeal in lawsuit against SMRT, LTA
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/10/2014 9:50 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Court of Appeal has dismissed the argument of Thai teen Nitcharee Peneakchanasak on Wednesday (Oct 1). She lost the lawsuit claiming damages from train operator SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) earlier this year.Ms Nitcharee...

  • LTA issues tender for satellite-based ERP system; distance-based pricing a possibilityLTA issues tender for satellite-based ERP system; distance-based pricing a possibility
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/10/2014 8:13 AM

    SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Wednesday (Oct 1) called a tender to develop a next-generation electronic road pricing (ERP) system, based on global navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology.In a press release, LTA said it had co...

  • Two Singapore banks among 9 worldwide to receive approval to operate in MyanmarTwo Singapore banks among 9 worldwide to receive approval to operate in Myanmar
    Channel NewsAsia - 1/10/2014 7:43 AM

    SINGAPORE: OCBC Bank and UOB on Wednesday (Oct 1) confirmed that they have been granted preliminary approval for foreign bank licences to operate in Myanmar.The two are among nine foreign banks that received preliminary approval from the Central Bank...

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world

  • Top three disqualified in Asian Games men's 800mTop three disqualified in Asian Games men's 800m
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 11:54 AM

    The first three finishers in the Asian Games men's 800 metres race were disqualified Wednesday in a new storm to hit the athletics contest.

  • Germany to ban steep rent hikes in booming citiesGermany to ban steep rent hikes in booming cities
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 11:12 AM

    Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to cap ballooning property rents in high-demand urban neighbourhoods in a law set to come into force early next year.

  • Djokovic, Kvitova win in China but Wozniacki crashes outDjokovic, Kvitova win in China but Wozniacki crashes out
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 10:45 AM

    Novak Djokovic continued his 100 percent record at the China Open Wednesday overcoming late resistance from Vasek Pospisil to win 6-3, 7-5, while Petra Kvitova powered through her women's singles match.

  • Kvitova overcomes Peng, Wozniacki crashes in ChinaKvitova overcomes Peng, Wozniacki crashes in China
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 10:45 AM

    World number three Petra Kvitova opened her campaign to win a second consecutive tournament in commanding style Wednesday, while Caroline Wozniacki crashed out of the $5.4 million China Open in straight sets.

  • Blasts in Syria's Homs kill 18, most children: state mediaBlasts in Syria's Homs kill 18, most children: state media
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 10:35 AM

    Twin car bomb explosions in the central Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday killed at least 18 people, mostly children, and wounded 40 others, state news agency SANA reported.

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sci-tech

  • Samsung rejects claims of Galaxy Note defectSamsung rejects claims of Galaxy Note defect
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 4:25 AM

    Samsung on Wednesday rejected claims that its new oversized smartphone had a defect, after some customers posted pictures of a gap between the frame and display panel.

  • Hobbit fans step into "Shadow of Mordor" video gameHobbit fans step into "Shadow of Mordor" video game
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 11:16 PM

    Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday released a "Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor" video game that plays out between "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings."

  • Reddit raises $50 mn - with users cut in on the actionReddit raises $50 mn - with users cut in on the action
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 11:10 PM

    Social news sharing site Reddit on Tuesday announced it had raised $50 million from investors who agreed that, this time, members of its community would get a piece of the action.

  • Netflix branches into films with 'Crouching Tiger' sequelNetflix branches into films with 'Crouching Tiger' sequel
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 9:11 PM

    Netflix is branching out into the world of movies with a sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" that will premiere simultaneously on the online streaming service and in selected theaters next year.

  • Microsoft gives peek at coming Windows 10 software
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 7:15 PM

    Microsoft on Tuesday offered its first glimpse of its Windows 10 software that it hopes delivers a winning formula for powering tablets and smartphones, along with laptops and desktop computers.

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weird

  • Japan unveils 'anti-loneliness' hugging chairJapan unveils 'anti-loneliness' hugging chair
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 10:57 AM

    There are times in everyone's life when only a hug will do. Now one Japanese company has come up with a chair that's always ready to give a comforting cuddle.

  • Austrian football fans to help demolish own stadiumAustrian football fans to help demolish own stadium
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 10:19 AM

    Austria's Rapid Vienna have invited fans to help demolish the football club's stadium, offering the chance to unscrew seats, chisel walls and cut out bits of the goalnets to take home. 

  • German city to give alcoholics beer to sweep streets
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 10:34 PM

    A German city is set to start a controversial project Wednesday to employ alcohol and drug addicts to clean the streets in return for beer, tobacco, food and small amounts of cash.

  • Armed neighbors charged in Florida 'pirate' attackArmed neighbors charged in Florida 'pirate' attack
    Agence France-Presse - 30/9/2014 10:34 PM

    The life of a pirate is not an easy one, as a Florida man dressed in a "Pirates of the Caribbean" costume discovered when he was attacked by two armed neighbors.

  • 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.

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business

  • Poland needs 'stronger eurozone' to join single currency: PM
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 9:44 AM

    Central European heavyweight Poland needs a stronger eurozone and stability for its own economy to join the single European currency, the country's prime minister-designate said on Wednesday.

  • Japan business confidence up but economy sluggish
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 9:04 AM

    Confidence among major Japanese manufacturers improved in the past quarter after a sharp drop in the previous three months, a Bank of Japan survey showed Wednesday, but analysts warned the economy was not yet back on track.

  • France warns crisis to linger with slow growth, high deficits
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 8:34 AM

    Crisis-hit France admitted it would suffer from slow growth and high budget deficits for the next three years at least, as it unveiled a gloomy annual budget on Wednesday.

  • Zalando shares slip on Frankfurt stock exchange debut
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 8:33 AM

    Europe's biggest online fashion retailer, Zalando, made its high-profile debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange on Wednesday, with shares quickly slipping into the red.

  • Crisis-hit France eyes gradual deficit reduction
    Agence France-Presse - 1/10/2014 7:11 AM

    France's finance minister on Wednesday forecast that the country's budget deficit would scrape below the European Union ceiling by 2017, as he unveiled his annual budget.

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