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48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash
48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash

Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said Thursday that 48 people were killed and 10 survived when one of its turboprop passenger planes crashed after an aborted landing during stormy weather. 

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    SINGAPORE: The billionaires club in Singapore expanded by five from 2013 to 26 this year, according to the Forbes Singapore rich list.Topping the rich list are property magnates Robert and Philip Ng, the brothers who own hotel and mall conglomerate F...

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    SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at a staircase landing on the 10th floor of Block 70, Circuit Road, at about 7.30am on Thursday morning (July 24).The Singapore Civil Defence Force said a fire engine, two red rhinos, two fire bikes and a support vehicle w...

  • Crucial role of military experts in sharpening SAF's capabilitiesCrucial role of military experts in sharpening SAF's capabilities
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 5:34 PM

    SINGAPORE: Never stop learning and continue to deepen your expertise.That's the message Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing had for 91 servicemen and women appointed senior military experts in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) at a ceremony on ...

  • Rise in dengue cases in Circuit Road and Circuit LinkRise in dengue cases in Circuit Road and Circuit Link
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 4:56 PM

    SINGAPORE: There has been an increase in the number of dengue cases in Circuit Road and Circuit Link.A total of 43 cases were detected in the area over the past two weeks, attracting the attention of the National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Town...

  • One-stop resource portal in Chinese to encourage seniors to stay activeOne-stop resource portal in Chinese to encourage seniors to stay active
    Channel NewsAsia - 23/7/2014 4:33 PM

    SINGAPORE: To encourage more seniors to stay active, a new one-stop resource portal in Chinese has been launched for them.Some of the information seniors can access on the C3A Chinese portal include news, and content about self-improvement courses an...

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world

  • 48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 3:23 AM

    Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said Thursday that 48 people were killed and 10 survived when one of its turboprop passenger planes crashed after an aborted landing during stormy weather. 

  • Aussie swimmers look to open Commonwealth Games in styleAussie swimmers look to open Commonwealth Games in style
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 3:13 AM

    Australia's powerhouse swimmers are expected to stamp their authority on the Commonwealth Games from the start on Thursday and help erase the misery of their 2012 London Olympics flop. 

  • Australian Medical Board bans prominent euthanasia doctorAustralian Medical Board bans prominent euthanasia doctor
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 1:41 AM

    Prominent Australian right-to-die doctor Philip Nitschke on Thursday vowed to continue giving advice on how to end life after the Australian Medical Board used emergency powers to suspend him.

  • S. Korea unveils $40 bln economic stimulus packageS. Korea unveils $40 bln economic stimulus package
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 12:49 AM

    South Korea unveiled a $40 billion stimulus package Thursday as the finance minister warned of a risk of recession after the economy grew at its slowest rate for more than a year in the second quarter.

  • Condemned man's US execution takes nearly two hoursCondemned man's US execution takes nearly two hours
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 11:42 PM

    A death row inmate being executed in Arizona took nearly two hours to die, prison officials said, in the latest controversy to hit America's lethal injection regime.

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sci-tech

  • Facebook profit story pushes shares to new highFacebook profit story pushes shares to new high
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:25 PM

    Facebook shares soared to a new high on word that the social network's quarterly profit and user numbers jumped as it thrives in a world gone mobile.

  • Facebook shares profit growth storyFacebook shares profit growth story
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:25 PM

    Facebook on Wednesday reported that is quarterly profit more than doubled amid big gains in ad revenues and a jump in users.

  • Six charged in global e-ticket hacking schemeSix charged in global e-ticket hacking scheme
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:56 PM

    Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against six people in what authorities said was a global cyber-crime ring that created fraudulent e-tickets for major concerts and sporting events.

  • Google offers big prize for small power boxGoogle offers big prize for small power box
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:32 PM

    Google is offering a million-dollar prize for a breakthrough that would make solar or wind generated electricity more enticing for everyday uses.

  • Android grabs more tablet market shareAndroid grabs more tablet market share
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 7:25 PM

    Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday.

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weird

  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic tops charts with parody album'Weird Al' Yankovic tops charts with parody album
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:33 PM

    US comedian-singer "Weird Al" Yankovic has scored a career-first number one album following a viral video campaign parodying two of the biggest hits of the past year.

  • Romanian city opens plastic bottle bridge in litter protestRomanian city opens plastic bottle bridge in litter protest
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 8:23 PM

    Timisoara in western Romania on Wednesday inaugurated a 23-metre (75 feet) bridge made of more than 157,000 collected plastic bottles to warn against the devastating effects of litter.

  • Scottish police stop Sri Lankan motorway cyclistsScottish police stop Sri Lankan motorway cyclists
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 3:18 PM

    Police on Wednesday pulled over four cyclists from Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team after spotting them riding on one of Scotland's busiest motorways, the M74.

  • China censors squash giant inflatable toad reportsChina censors squash giant inflatable toad reports
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 5:09 AM

    Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the Internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.

  • US man claims Africa land, makes daughter a 'princess'US man claims Africa land, makes daughter a 'princess'
    Agence France-Presse - 23/7/2014 3:32 AM

    Fathers often see their daughters as royalty. But a few months ago, when Emily Heaton said she wanted to be a princess, her father Jeremiah quickly found her a kingdom.

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business

  • China manufacturing index jumps to 18-month high: HSBC
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 3:28 AM

    A key measure of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in July, HSBC said Thursday, in a further sign the world's second-largest economy is gaining momentum on the back of Beijing's mini-stimulus.

  • Japan trade deficit surges to record on weak exports
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 3:25 AM

    Japan's trade deficit ballooned to a record in the first half of the year as exports fell further in June, data showed Thursday, ramping up pressure on the central bank to unveil fresh measures to boost the economy.

  • Geithner defends US stimulus exit
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 2:34 AM

    Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended the Federal Reserve's withdrawal of its unprecedented stimulus programme in an Australian newspaper interview Thursday, saying what was good for the American economy would also support other countries.

  • S. Korea unveils $40 bln economic stimulus package
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 2:00 AM

    South Korea unveiled a $40 billion stimulus package Thursday as the finance minister warned of a risk of recession after the economy grew at its slowest rate for more than a year in the second quarter.

  • US uses vague rules for terror watch list
    Agence France-Presse - 24/7/2014 1:40 AM

    US authorities can place Americans and foreigners on a terrorist watch list indefinitely on the basis of vague rules without concrete evidence, according to a government document leaked Wednesday.

news radio stations
  • 938 Live938LIVE

    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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