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 2015-01-22 22:27   

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  Euro dives to 11-year low after aggressive ECB stimulus...[ + ]

The euro dived to an 11-year low on Thursday (Jan 22) after the European Central Bank launched a massive bond-buying programme aimed at pulling the eurozone out of near-stagnation and ultra-low inflation....



 2015-01-22 22:00   

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  Football: Cape Verde, DR Congo in dreary draw...[ + ]

Cape Verde and the Democratic Republic of Congo drew 0-0 on Thursday (Jan 22) in an instantly forgettable Africa Cup of Nations Group B match in Ebebiyin....



 2015-01-22 21:48   

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  Impeachment looms for embattled Thai ex-PM Yingluck...[ + ]

The political future of embattled former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra will be determined on Friday (Jan 23) when the junta-appointed parliament votes on whether to impeach her, in a move that could reignite the country's bitter divisions....



 2015-01-22 21:37   

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  Olympics: Snooker chiefs push for Olympic recognition...[ + ]

New legislation implemented in December by the International Olympic Committee now allows a host city to bring in a new sport on a one-off basis....



 2015-01-22 21:32   

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  Hockey: Singapore outclassed in World League quarter-finals...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - A place in the final rounds of the hockey World League is no longer in Singapore's reach after a 8-0 hammering by Poland yesterday (Jan 22) night at the Sengkang Stadium. Hosting the World League Round 2 here, Singapore were not expected to be...



 2015-01-22 21:22   

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  Ford opens new research centre in Silicon Valley...[ + ]

Ford opened a new research centre in Silicon Valley on Thursday (Jan 22), stepping up the company's efforts on connected vehicles, autonomous driving and ways to use big data....



 2015-01-22 21:11   

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  US stocks soar 1.5% after ECB embarks on bond purchases...[ + ]

US stocks soared after the European Central Bank announced a huge bond-buying stimulus programme on Thursday (Jan 22), with banks and big tech stocks leading the way helped by a sharply higher dollar....



 2015-01-22 21:02   

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  Higher US stockpiles, stronger dollar hit oil prices...[ + ]

Oil prices slid on Thursday (Jan 22) on a jump in US petroleum stockpiles and the surge in the US dollar spurred by the European Central Bank's launch of a massive eurozone stimulus....



 2015-01-22 20:46   

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  Air France confirms fresh job cuts...[ + ]

Air France confirmed on Thursday (Jan 22) it plans to offer new voluntary departure incentives to 800 ground personnel and cabin crew as the heavily-indebted French airline moves forward with new restructuring measures....



 2015-01-22 20:43   

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  Poachers killed record number of rhinos in South Africa in 2014...[ + ]

JOHANNESBURG - Poachers killed 1,215 rhinos for their horns in South Africa in 2014, another record loss as the country struggles to protect the animals. A majority of the pachyderms, 827, were slaughtered in Kruger National Park, a nature reserve the siz...



 2015-01-22 20:37   

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  Yemen thrown into turmoil as president resigns...[ + ]

Yemeni leader Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi offered to resign on Thursday (Jan 22) amid a standoff with a powerful Shiite militia in control of the capital, throwing his country deeper into political turmoil....



 2015-01-22 20:19   

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  Twitter to update users 'while you were away'...[ + ]

Twitter is updating its feeds to give users a recap of tweets missed while not connected to the messaging platform....



 2015-01-22 20:12   

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  US and Cuba fail to set embassy date, will meet again...[ + ]

The United States and Cuba failed on Thursday (Jan 22) to agree on dates to reopen their embassies, but the Cold War foes agreed to meet again to overcome deep rifts and normalise relations....



 2015-01-22 19:52   

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  Obama will not meet US-bound Netanyahu...[ + ]

US President Barack Obama will not meet Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister makes a controversial visit to the United States in early March, the White House said Thursday....



 2015-01-22 19:37   

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  Prince Andrew 'reaffirms' denial of lurid sex claims...[ + ]

Britain's Prince Andrew spoke at the Davos annual meeting on Thursday (Jan 22) to "reaffirm" official denials of claims he had sex with an underaged girl employed by an American billionaire and convicted sex offender....



 2015-01-22 19:28   

Today Online

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  Israeli arrested in Madonna song leak probe...[ + ]

JERUSALEM - An Israeli man was arrested yesterday (Jan 21) on suspicion of hacking into the computers of singers including pop star Madonna and selling their songs online, according to Israeli and US law enforcement sources. An Israeli police spokesman sa...



 2015-01-22 19:24   

Today Online

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  Djokovic, Serena rush through at Melbourne Park...[ + ]

MELBOURNE - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams barely moved out of second gear while Victoria Azarenka underlined her Australian Open pedigree as players experienced the hottest conditions of the championship so far today (Jan 22). Four-time......



 2015-01-22 18:50   

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  Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict...[ + ]

Ukrainian forces on Thursday (Jan 22) abandoned their defence of a long-disputed airport in the country's separatist east and vowed a response to Russia's escalating "aggression" in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war....



 2015-01-22 18:50   

Today Online

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  Murdochs Sun mocks critics with return of topless Page Three girls...[ + ]

LONDON - Just days after women's rights campaigners celebrated the apparent disappearance of topless women from Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper, the British tabloid brought the feature back today (Jan 22) and mocked its critics. The Sun newspaper has pictu...



 2015-01-22 18:31   

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  Ousted Thai PM challenges rice subsidy impeachment case...[ + ]

BANGKOK - Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stoutly defended her government's money-losing rice subsidy programme, seeking to stave off a legislative vote that could ban her from politics for five years. The 220-member legislature,....



 2015-01-22 18:27   

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  Football: Naughton leaves Spurs for Swansea...[ + ]

English right-back Kyle Naughton has joined Swansea City from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur on a three-and-a-half-year contract, the Welsh club announced on Thursday (Jan 22)....



 2015-01-22 18:14   

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  Cahill scores twice as Australia beat China 2-0 at Asian Cup...[ + ]

BRISBANE - Tim Cahill came to Australia's rescue again today (Jan 22), scoring two goals, one of them among the most spectacular ever seen at an Asian Cup, to lead the host-nation into the semi-finals. With his team mates all fluffing their chances in fro...



 2015-01-22 18:08   

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  Family Dollar accepts Dollar Tree takeover...[ + ]

Shareholders of Family Dollar Stores have approved its merger with smaller rival Dollar Tree, the company said on Thursday (Jan 22), ending the three-way battle over consolidation in the discount "dollar store" industry....



 2015-01-22 18:02   

Today Online

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  Ho Tzu Nyen bags top award at Signature Art Prize...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen beat 14 other finalists from 13 countries to bag the grand prize award at the third Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Signature Art Prize. His winning piece, a video installation titled Pythagoras, explores...



 2015-01-22 17:58   

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  Myanmar vows probe into teacher deaths...[ + ]

Myanmar on Thursday (Jan 22) said it would investigate the deaths of two teachers who activists claim were raped and murdered by government troops, as crowds gathered in the country's far north amid rising anger over the killings....



 2015-01-22 17:36   

Today Online

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  Macau ranks No 1 in economic performance among world cities...[ + ]

WASHINGTON - Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities economically last year, according to a report out today (Jan 22). Cities in the developing world, especially China, dominated the top of...



 2015-01-22 17:24   

Today Online

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  South Korean children navigate rocky road to K-pop stardom...[ + ]

SEOUL - Nine-year-old Kim Si-yoon has no time to throw tantrums. She wakes up at half-past seven for school, followed by hours of voice training, dance lessons and cram school before crashing into bed at midnight. Kim is a wannabe K-pop star. Thousands of...



 2015-01-22 17:19   

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  Coalition aircraft pound IS in northern Iraq...[ + ]

US-led aircraft hammered Islamic State militants in northern Iraq over the past 24 hours, the American military said on Thursday (Jan 22), as Kurdish forces pressed an offensive against the militants in the area....



 2015-01-22 17:08   

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  IMF's Lagarde says reforms 'essential' after ECB stimulus...[ + ]

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday (Jan 22) hailed the European Central Bank's decision to launch a massive stimulus programme, but urged eurozone authorities to undertake needed economic reforms....



 2015-01-22 16:56   

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  IMF does not expect Greek eurozone exit after election...[ + ]

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday (Jan 22) downplayed the possibility that Greece would exit the eurozone after Sunday's general election that could be won by the anti-austerity leftist Syriza party....



 2015-01-22 16:53   

Today Online

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  As deadline looms, Japan agonises over ways to free Islamic State hostages...[ + ]

TOKYO - Lacking strong clout and diplomatic reach in the Middle East, Japan scrambled today (Jan 22) for ways to secure the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State group, as two people with contacts there offered to try to negotiate. The militan...



 2015-01-22 16:52   

Channel NewsAsia

  Bolivia's Morales sworn in for third term as president...[ + ]

Evo Morales was sworn in on Thursday (Jan 22) for a third term as president of Bolivia at a ceremony in the country's national assembly as thousands of supporters cheered outside....



 2015-01-22 16:42   

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  Gillman Barracks to hold open house as part of Singapore Art Week...[ + ]

The nine-day-longSingapore Art Weekwill feature curated public artworks and live music performances atGillman Barracks, starting Friday....



 2015-01-22 16:40   

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  Egypt court frees Mubarak sons pending corruption retrial...[ + ]

An Egyptian court ordered on Thursday (Jan 22) the release of the two sons of ousted president Hosni Mubarak pending a corruption retrial, a judicial official said....



 2015-01-22 16:32   

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  Football: Real Madrid move a dream for teen wizard Odegaard...[ + ]

Norwegian teenage prodigy Martin Odegaard described his move to European champions Real Madrid as a "dream come true" as he was officially presented in the Spanish capital on Thursday (Jan 22)....



 2015-01-22 16:29   

Today Online

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  Drier, cooler weather starts earlier this year...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - Drier and cooler weather has come earlier this year, as Singapore experiences significantly below average rainfallthis month for the second year running. Below average rainfall is also expected next month,although thedryness is not expected......



 2015-01-22 16:04   

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  Golf: Trio share lead at Qatar Masters...[ + ]

South Africans George Coetzee and Branden Grace along with Austrian Bernd Wiesberger were on top on nine-under par 135 for a one-shot advantageafter the second round on Thursday (Jan 22)....



 2015-01-22 15:54   

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  UOB and National Gallery Singapore announce partnership...[ + ]

UOB joins DBS Bank and Keppel Corporation as a founding partner of the National Gallery, and will also open up its own collection of art for the Gallery to access for its special exhibitions and permanent displays....



 2015-01-22 15:30   

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  'Intense' interest from Indian states in courting Singapore investments: IE Singapore...[ + ]

According IE Singapore, in the second half of last year, it received delegations from at least four states seeking Singapore investments....



 2015-01-22 15:29   

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  Singapore 'most liveable city in the world' for expatriates: Index...[ + ]

An annual survey conducted by ECA International found that Singapore is the most liveable city in Asia and the world, and for the 16th year in a row, top location for Asian expatriates....



 2015-01-22 15:29   

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  Raising CPF contribution rates for older workers will not burden firms: Expert...[ + ]

Assoc Prof Tan Khee Giap says older workers' responsibilities are reduced, and their salaries as well, so raising their CPF contribution rates as NTUC suggests, will not impact firms that much....



 2015-01-22 15:24   

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  Reduced board lot size: Some broking firms giving discounts...[ + ]

Industry watchers say commission fees should be adjusted beyond the promotional period, but broking firms note this will squeeze their margins....



 2015-01-22 15:19   

Today Online

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  Indonesia rejects clemency for two of Australian 'Bali Nine' drug offenders...[ + ]

DENPASAR, Indonesia - Indonesia on Thursday rejected pleas for clemency for two Australians convicted of drug offences and is expected to go ahead with their executions, a move bound to strain already fragile ties between the two countries. Australia had....



 2015-01-22 15:16   

Today Online

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  Singapore clinches first gold medal at Asian Tenpin Championships...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Geraldine Ng, Joey Yeo and New Hui Fen won gold in the women's trios event at the 23rd Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships today (Jan 22). It is also the Republic's first gold medal at the championships. At the Blu-O Rhythm & Bowl.....



 2015-01-22 15:03   

Today Online

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  SAF 50 celebrations to kick off at VivoCity on Feb 12...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - Celebrations for SAF's 50th Anniversary will kick start with a jointly organised military exhibition featuring all three armed forces - the Singapore Army, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) - at......



 2015-01-22 14:56   

Today Online

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  'Dama' queens: China investigates 'auntie demolition team'...[ + ]

BEIJING -Chinese police are investigating reports that middle-aged women were paid 200 yuan (S$43) each to demolish homes for a new development, a government official said today (Jan 22), sparking anger about one of the country's most common causes of......



 2015-01-22 14:56   

Today Online

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  Singapore's Keppel Corp Q4 profit up 6.1%; 2014 profit beats forecast...[ + ]

SINGAPORE, Jan 22 - Singapore's Keppel Corp Ltdtoday (Jan 22)said fourth-quarter net profit rose 6.1per cent to S$725.9 million, as theconglomerate's infrastructure unit turned a profit while incomeat its property division slid. For all of 2014,......



 2015-01-22 14:51   

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  China has never asked Huawei to spy: CEO...[ + ]

Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei said the country has never asked it to spy....



 2015-01-22 14:47   

Today Online

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  National Gallery Spore, UOB announce partnership...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - With the National Gallery Singapore set to open in November, another financial institution has come on board as a sponsor. The museum announced today (Jan 22) its partnership with United Overseas Bank Group (UOB), which will receive naming ri...



 2015-01-22 14:47   

Today Online

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  iPhone 6 hands Apple record share of Samsungs home market...[ + ]

SEOUL - Apple is chipping away at Samsung Electronics's dominant position in its home turf of South Korea - thanks to its new iPhone 6 series. Apple captured a record 33 per cent market share in South Korea in November, the highest ever for a foreign bran...




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