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What can we learn from Singapore-listed Swiber?

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Ramifications from the oil price slump hit Singapore’s shores when Swiber Holdings Ltd, a Singapore-listed marine engineering company, defaulted on a coupon payment [...]
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Singapore is 5th most expensive location in Asia Pacific for business travel

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

If you’re planning on holding a meeting or conference in Asia, you might want to consider doing so in Singapore. Compared to other Asian Pacific cities for business [...]
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Singapore Has First Pregnant Woman Testing Positive for Zika

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore said a pregnant woman tested positive for the Zika virus on Wednesday, with the number of reported cases climbing to more than 100 since the first [...]
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Uniqlo Opens Largest SE Asia Store in Singapore

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Casual clothing chain Uniqlo is taking its biggest chance in Southeast Asia. The unit of Fast Retailing Co. is opening a store on Singapore’s iconic Orchard Road that [...]
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Possible New Zika Cluster Signals Infection’s Advance in Singapore

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Singapore have identified a new potential cluster of Zika infections, they said, indicating that it is spreading to more areas of the country, and for the [...]
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Singapore jails two Bangladeshis for ‘financing terrorism’

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Singapore court jailed two Bangladeshis for financing terrorism on Tuesday after detaining them in April on suspicion of planning attacks in their home country. Mamun [...]
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Maybank Kim Eng & Credit Suisse: What’s Next for Singapore Banks after Swiber and Fallen NODX

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Shares Investment | 6:00 AM

The recent default of Swiber as it fails to meet the payment of its bonds is a wake-up call for the local market. To make the matter worse, the non-oil domestic exports [...]
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Banks able to withstand house price slump: Fitch

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Property Guru | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s banks are strong enough to withstand a severe downturn in the country’s property market, according to Fitch Ratings. “We believe [...]
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Singapore Mom-and-Pop Investors Face Losses Amid Bond Risks

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore millionaires stung by the misery of recent bond defaults now have company as the fallout threatens losses for mom-and-pop investors. All four new issues of [...]
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Singapore confirms Zika spread; US and other countries issue travel warnings

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore rose to 82 on Tuesday, as the United States joined a growing list of countries warning pregnant women or those trying to get [...]
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Rise in Zika: S’pore travellers entering Johor by bus to be screened

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has stepped up precautionary measures following Singapore’s first locally transmitted case of the Zika virus. “There’s a high risk of the virus [...]
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Singapore Says It Expects More Zika Cases

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore, which has confirmed several dozen cases of the Zika virus in recent days, expects to identify more previously undiagnosed infections as it steps up measures to [...]
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Singapore condemns attack on Chinese embassy in Kyrgysstan

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Tuesday (August 30) condemned a bombing at the Chinese embassy in the capital of Kyrgysstan, saying that such attacks [...]
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Just how worried should Singapore be about the Zika outbreak?

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s strong and sweeping reaction to the advent of Zika has taken some by surprise. After all, the authorities have been saying for some time that it is [...]
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If Singapore Wants a Facebook, Dual-Class Shares Aren’t Enough

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s move to allow more than one class of shares for its public companies won’t be enough on its own to lure international businesses, according to [...]
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