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Batches of Ribena concentrate products withdrawn

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The distributor of Ribena beverages in Singapore has voluntarily withdrawn specific batches of its concentrate products after a faulty bottling machine in a Malaysian factory [...]
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3 Britons to be caned in Singapore after admitting role in woman’s assault

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Three British men accused of rape will be caned in Singapore after pleading guilty to a lesser crime, according to court documents. The three were sentenced Tuesday to caning [...]
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Singapore beats HK in liveability rankings for first time

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Lion City climbs 11 spots to 35th in annual report by Economist Intelligence Unit, while Hong Kong falls two places to 45th Hong Kong is officially less liveable than [...]
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Singapore schools to introduce self-learning online portal from 2018

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Students in Singapore will be able to access an online learning portal from next year, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced in a press release on Wednesday (August 16). [...]
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Singapore buildings ‘can withstand tremors from strongest quake’

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

They will remain structurally safe due to good construction, support from lift shafts: Experts When an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 hit Sumatra at the weekend, Singaporeans [...]
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Singapore bank stocks battered by more O&M bad news

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Investors fear Ezion’s surprise suspension, massive losses from Nam Cheong and Marco Polo will further hurt banks’ exposure SINGAPORE banks’ exposure to the [...]
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Former employees jailed for stealing more than S$5m from Stat Boards co-op

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Two former employees of the Singapore Statutory Boards Employees’ Cooperative Thrift and Loan Society (SSBC) were convicted on Tuesday (August 15) of committing [...]
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Singapore Airlines signs codeshare agreement with Colombian carrier Avianca

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

When the new agreement starts in September, Singapore Airlines customers will have more connections to Bogota, the capital city of Colombia. Singapore Airlines (SIA) and [...]
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Two staff jailed for taking $5.1m from co-op for own use

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

They operated scam over five years, and used money for extravagant lifestyle Driven by greed, two employees of one of Singapore’s oldest cooperatives treated its funds [...]
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SMEs pump more money into research and development

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Investments by small and medium-sized enterprises in research and development (R&D), a linchpin of Singapore’s economy, have picked up, said Finance minister Heng [...]
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2 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus in Serangoon: NEA

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Two new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Serangoon, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Monday (August 14). The new cluster [...]
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Protester who called for PM Lee’s resignation jailed 3 weeks and fined $20,000

Protester who called for PM Lee’s resignation jailed 3 weeks and fined $20,000

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The man who held a protest in Raffles Place calling for the resignation of prime minister Lee Hsien Loong last month has been jailed three weeks and fined $20,000. Yan Jun, [...]
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‘Regardless of Religion’: Documentary delves into perceptions of different faiths in Singapore

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Dr Janil Puthucheary hosts a 45-minute programme that explores religious differences, prejudices and perceptions about a topic that people are often afraid to ask questions [...]
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Carlton Hotel sexual assault: British trio jailed on reduced charges in Singapore

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Three British men who had initially gone on trial for rape in Singapore have been sentenced to between five-and-a-half and six-and-a-half years’ in jail and caning on [...]
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Singapore court awards man $3 million after bad reference denies him new job

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Singapore court has awarded a man S$4 million ($2.96 million) in compensation after an unflattering reference from his former employer, AXA Life Insurance Singapore, cost [...]
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