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 2014-07-28 19:51   

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  Oil falls despite trouble in Libya and other hotspots...

Oil prices dropped on Monday (July 28) in spite of worsening violence in Libya and ongoing trouble in other petroleum hotspots as traders focused on the lofty state of oil supplies....



 2014-07-28 19:27   

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  West says Russia still arming Ukraine separatists, urges sanctions...

Swift new sanctions against Russia are needed to stop it from arming separatists in Ukraine and destabilising the country, the United States, Germany, France, Britain and Italy agreed on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 19:11   

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  Commonwealth Games: Singapore men’s team win gold in table tennis...

SINGAPORE ­– The Singapore men's table tennis team secured the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after beating England 3-1 in the final. In the first game, Singapore's Zhan Jian initially struggled against England's Paul Drinkhall, losing two of the......



 2014-07-28 19:11   

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  Commonwealth Games: Carlin claims first swimming gold for Wales...

Jazz Carlin won Wales' first swimming gold at the Commonwealth Games, whilst there was more success for Australia and England on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 19:08   

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  Eight children killed in Gaza blast; Israel denies responsibility...

GAZA - A huge explosion in a public garden in northern Gaza killed eight children and two adults, and wounded 40 others, Palestinian medics said on Monday. Locals blamed the blast on an Israeli air strike, but Israel denied responsibility, saying it was a...



 2014-07-28 18:56   

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  World's largest solar boat on Greek prehistoric mission...

The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organiser said on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 18:44   

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  Commonwealth Games: David hopes gold will lift Malaysian spirits...

Nicol David and Nick Matthew successfully defended their Commonwealth Games singles squash titles with victories at the Scotstoun Sports Campus on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 18:36   

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  Commonwealth Games: Malaysia win third gold in badminton...

Malaysia secured a third successive Commonwealth Games gold medal in the mixed teams badminton with a 3-1 win over England in Glasgow....



 2014-07-28 18:25   

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  Countries with MH17 victims agree prosecution team...

Ukraine and 11 countries that lost citizens in downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 agreed on Monday (July 28) to set up a joint team of prosecutors to examine possible criminal charges, a statement said....



 2014-07-28 18:05   

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  Commonwealth Games: Tao Li, Schooling remain in medal contention...

SINGAPORE – Two of Singapore's swimmers, Tao Li and Joseph Schooling, remain in the hunt for their first medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Tao Li qualified for the semi-final of the women's 50-metre backstroke on today (July 28) after finishing......



 2014-07-28 17:51   

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  Football: FIFA calls for Italian FA probe into Pogba racism case...

FIFA on Monday called for an investigation into alleged racist comments made by the front runner in the race for the top job in Italian football....



 2014-07-28 17:37   

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  Commonwealth Games: Fegue lands Cameroon first gold since 2002...

Marie Fegue won the women's 69kg weightlifting category on Monday (July 28) to hand Cameroon its first Commonwealth Games gold medal since 2002....



 2014-07-28 17:35   

Today Online

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  Amazon offers 3D printing to customise earrings, bobble head toys...

SAN FRANCISCO ­– Amazon.com will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customise and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items from third-party sellers using a new personalisation option on its website. Most of the more than 200 items....



 2014-07-28 17:26   

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  Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died...

LAGOS - The Nigerian city of Lagos on Monday shut down and quarantined a hospital where a man died of Ebola in the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa's most populous country. Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for the Liberian financ...



 2014-07-28 17:10   

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  Commonwealth Games: Matthew retains men's squash title...

World number one Nick Matthew retained his Commonwealth Games squash title in Glasgow on Monday (July 28) after a five-set final against England team-mate James Willstrop....



 2014-07-28 17:09   

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  Air Algerie plane’s black boxes arrive in France...

PARIS - The two black boxes from the Algerian passenger jet that went down in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France for analysis. Ms Martine Del Bono, spokeswoman for the French aviation investigation office, said the data and voi...



 2014-07-28 17:00   

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  Commonwealth Games: Singapore win bronze in badminton mixed team event...

SINGAPORE ­­– Singapore secured the bronze medal in the mixed teams badminton at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow today (July 28) with a 3-2 victory over India. In the final rubber, the women's doubles, Shinta Mulia Sari and Yao Lei beat Indian pair......



 2014-07-28 16:54   

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  Muslims fleeing Gaza unrest find refuge in church...

Gaza's Muslims are finding shelter a rather unlikely place amid Israel's military operation – 1,000 people have found refuge in Gaza city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox church....



 2014-07-28 16:42   

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  Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in US$9.2b deal...

US discount retailers Dollar Tree and Family Dollar announced on Monday (July 28) a US$9.2 billion (S$11.5 billion) merger that will create a huge chain of more than 13,000 stores across North America....



 2014-07-28 16:36   

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  UN chief: Serious interest in Gaza humanitarian truce, no deal yet...

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that parties to the conflict in Gaza have "expressed serious interest" in his request for a further 24 hour humanitarian ceasefire, but "have not yet agreed on the timing of its......



 2014-07-28 16:24   

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  Amazon launches 3D printing store...

Amazon announced on Monday (July 28) the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customise and personalise items like earrings, pendants, dolls and other objects....



 2014-07-28 16:19   

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  Dutch police say some MH17 victims' remains "may never be found"...

All remains of the 298 people who died on downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine may never be recovered, Dutch police chief Gerard Bouman said on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 16:16   

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  HK businesses campaign against Occupy Central movement...

Five business chambers in Hong Kong have started an advertising campaign against an Occupy Central movement in the territory. ...



 2014-07-28 16:07   

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  Singapore leaders send condolences over AH5017 crash...

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have sent their condolences to their counterparts in France, Algeria and Burkina Faso, over the tragic crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017. ...



 2014-07-28 16:03   

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  Muslims in Singapore celebrate Hari Raya...

Muslims in Singapore celebrated Hari Raya Aidilfitri, or the end of the fasting month, on Monday (July 28). There was good news amidst the celebrations - worshippers were told that the upgrading of the Sultan Mosque costing S$4.37 million, will start in A...



 2014-07-28 15:42   

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  First Latin American Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow visits Singapore...

Brazil's Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Mr Ricardo Schaefer, is visiting Singapore as the 45th Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow. He is also the first Fellow from Latin America and will be in Singapore from July...



 2014-07-28 15:36   

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  Amazon launches 3D printing store...

Amazon announced Monday (July 28) the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customise and personalise items....



 2014-07-28 15:29   

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  Philippines' Aquino defends govt programmes...

In his fifth State of the Nation address on Monday (July 28), Philippine President Benigno Aquino defended his administration's controversial stimulus programme, and talked up the benefits of the Disbursement Acceleration Programme (DAP), while thousands ...



 2014-07-28 15:26   

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  Yishun's Bottle Tree Park set to close in August...

Bottle Tree Park in Yishun is set to close next month and most businesses there say they will be closing shop too as they were not able to come to an agreement on rent with the new operator....



 2014-07-28 15:25   

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  South Africa's metal workers accept offer to end strike...

South African striking engineering and metals workers have accepted an improved wage offer to end the country's largest-ever strike, their union said on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 15:18   

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  US pending home sales slow in June...

US pending home sales slipped in June, the first decline after three months of gains, the National Association of Realtors said on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 15:17   

Today Online

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  Gaza residents see no joy in Muslim Eid holiday...

GAZA - One of the most joyous days in the Muslim calendar, the holiday of Eid al-Fitr was marked on Monday by tears and sorrow in the Gaza Strip, left battered by three weeks of merciless fighting between Israel and Hamas Islamists. Marking the end of the...



 2014-07-28 15:11   

Today Online

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  Fighting stop experts reaching crash site in Ukraine for second day...

DONETSK Ukraine - Fighting forced international experts to abandon plans, for a second day running, to get to the site in eastern Ukraine where a downed Malaysian airliner crashed to conduct their investigation, officials and pro-Russian rebels said. The....



 2014-07-28 15:08   

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  International police team turns back from Ukraine crash site...

SHAKHTARSK (Ukraine) - An international police team abandoned its attempt to reach the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane for a second day running today (July 28) as clashes raged in a town on the road to the area. With government troops intensifying...



 2014-07-28 15:07   

Channel NewsAsia

  Singapore & China share strong ties: DPM Teo...

Singapore and China ties are deep, and cooperation between the two countries is broad, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean in an op-ed published on Monday (July 28). He is on an official visit to China....



 2014-07-28 15:02   

Channel NewsAsia

  Tripoli fuel depot fire 'out of control'...

A huge fire at a fuel depot near Tripoli's international airport is raging "out of control", Libyan authorities announced on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 14:58   

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  Commonwealth Games: Disappointment for local shooters in men's 50m pistol event...

In the men's 50-metre pistol event at the Commonwealth Games, Team Singapore gave it its best shot but failed to make the cut....



 2014-07-28 14:56   

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  Commonwealth Games: Singapore men's team win gold in table tennis...

The Singapore men's table tennis team secured the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after beating England in the final....



 2014-07-28 14:51   

Today Online

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  Ukraine says recorders show "massive explosive decompression" brought down airliner...

KIEV Ukraine - Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast and went down because of "massive explosive decompression", a Ukrainian security official said on......



 2014-07-28 14:41   

Today Online

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  Microsoft says government officials make sudden visits to China offices...

BEIJING - Chinese government officials have made sudden visits to Microsoft Corp offices in China, a spokeswoman for the company said on Monday, but declined to give any reason for the inspections. China's State Administration for Industry & Commerce,......



 2014-07-28 14:38   

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  Singapore delegation attends Hari Raya Open House in Brunei Darussalam...

Senior Singapore leaders will visit Brunei from Tuesday to Saturday (July 29 to August 2) in conjunction with Hari Raya....



 2014-07-28 14:37   

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  India political parties in blame game over communal violence...

Political parties in India have been trading barbs over Saturday's (July 26) violence in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. At least three people were killed and dozens injured, when Sikh and Muslim communities attacked each other over disputed l...



 2014-07-28 14:02   

Today Online

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  Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempt to reach crash site...

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine - At least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-Russian rebels, taking a strategic point close to where Malaysian flight MH17 crashed,...



 2014-07-28 13:47   

Today Online

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  Amazon to open five new warehouses in India...

MUMBAI - Amazon.com Inc's Indian unit will open five new warehouses in the country, which will almost double its storage capacity to half a million square feet, the company said in a statement on Monday. Amazon operates two warehouses or "fulfillment cent...



 2014-07-28 13:37   

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  Commonwealth Games: Tao Li, Schooling remain in medal contention...

Tao Li through to women's 50m backstroke semi-final while Joseph Schooling qualifies for the men's 100m butterfly final after setting a personal best and national record of 52.22 seconds....



 2014-07-28 13:35   

Today Online

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  Singapore will match M’sia’s new Causeway toll, increase in toll charges: LTA...

SINGAPORE – If Malaysia introduces a new Causeway toll or raises toll charges, Singapore will "match the new toll and increase in toll charges in due course", the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said today (July 28). Noting that the Government "has not......



 2014-07-28 13:28   

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  Ukraine rebels say army wrests control of part of MH17 site...

The Ukrainian army has seized control of part of the vast crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in the east of the country, pro-Russia rebels said on Monday (July 28). The troops had been battling rebels for control of towns around the crash site....



 2014-07-28 13:20   

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  Britain's Lloyds bank fined US$370m over Libor rigging...

Britain's Lloyds Banking Group is to pay £218 million (S$460 million) in fines to British and US regulators for attempting to rig inter-bank lending rates, the bank said on Monday (July 28)....



 2014-07-28 13:11   

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  Emirates airline says it will not fly over Iraq ...

Emirates will stop flying over Iraq due to concerns over missile attacks following the MH17 air disaster in Ukraine, said the airline's president Tim Clark....



 2014-07-28 13:05   

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  Art appreciation for Asia's next generation of wealthy...

Asia's next generation of wealthy have been interested in the arts lately, giving the market a renewed boost....




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