• Mediacorp Pte Ltd Fonds

    Fonds/Collection

  • Mediacorp TV Sub-fonds

    Sub-fonds

  • News and Current Affairs Series

    Series

  • 15/11/2008

    Record Date

  • 15/11/2008

    Broadcast/Release Date

  • 00:30:00

    Recorded Duration

  • English

    Recording Language

  • 2008009764

    Accession No.

  • Audiovisual

    Type

  • Digital Betacam

    Format

  • Access permitted

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  • Use and reproduction require written permission from copyright owner(s)

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  • Synopsis :

    1. Singapore: Singapore's Manpower Ministry is to release guidelines on how to manage excess manpower, in light of an expected rise in retrenchments. Sound bite of Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) chairman and National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) Secretary-General Lim Swee Say.(01:03:19)

    2. Singapore: A new group of investors joined the crowd at the Speakers' Corner. They are those who had put money in Pinnacle Notes Series 9 and 10 which Morgan Stanley announced may now be worthless. (01:05:57)

    3. United States: World leaders are opening an economic crisis summit in Washington. Sources say the Group of Twenty (G20) leaders will try to agree on an action plan with deadlines.(01:07:32)

    4. United States: Hillary Clinton has become the United States ' top diplomat' a day after reportedly discussing the job with President-elect Barack Obama.(01:09:01)

    5. Thailand: Bangkok came to a standstill as the Thai King's elder sister, Princess Galyani Vadhana, was laid to rest. (01:11:18)

    6. Thailand: Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife have divorced. (01:13:27)

    7. Singapore: Christmas lights have officially been switched on at Orchard Road. (01:17:23)

    8. Singapore: Singapore's economic agencies are looking at ways to help individuals and businesses cope with the current recession. Sound bite of Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo.(01:19:53)

    9. Sports Tonight: Results of the semi-finals of the Tennis Masters Cup.(01:24:08)

    10. Sports Tonight: Liverpool and Bolton Wanderers half-time score in the English Premier League.(01:24:33)

    11. Sports Tonight: Singapore's Jasmine Yeong-Nathan has been crowned the women's champion at the 44th Qubica AMF Bowling World Cup in Mexico. (01:25:00)

    12. Sports Tonight: Thailand's Chapchai Nirat has soared to a two-stroke lead at the Barclays Singapore Open.(01:25:57)

    13. Australia: Superstar designer Christian Louboutin will launch a seven-inch heel.(01:26:38)

    14. Netherlands: The world's 10th Domino Day is celebrated in the Netherlands.(01:29:24)

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