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Ex-BSI banker trial: Yeo Jiawei amassed S$23.9m in just 15 months after leaving BSI, say prosecutors

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei’s net worth escalated from S$2 million to nearly S$26 million in just 15 months after he left the Swiss private bank in Singapore, the [...]
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Why Singapore’s Economy Isn’t As Bad As You Think It Is

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Guest Post | 6:00 AM

Speaking at a dialogue session at the U Future Leaders Summit, NTUC Secretary-General Chan Chun Sing candidly mentioned that he has heard people raise concerns the last few [...]
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Singapore October headline CPI falls 0.1pct year-on-year, down for 24th month

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s headline consumer price index fell in October from a year earlier, dragged down by lower costs of accommodation, data showed on Wednesday. The all-items [...]
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Singapore working to avoid deep social divides: PM Lee

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

It is developing a sense of identity among people and helping the less well-off Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singapore must avoid the deep social divides laid bare by [...]
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Singapore’s wealth fund chooses new boss to navigate weaker growth

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

One of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds has chosen a new chief executive as it braces for a decade of lower earnings. GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of [...]
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Singapore’s GIC Appoints Lim Chow Kiat CEO

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte has appointed 23-year veteran Lim Chow Kiat as chief executive officer amid expectations feeble global growth will dampen [...]
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Singapore government to assist workers if needed

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Hrmasia | 6:00 AM

The government is watching the economy closely, said Singapore’s labour chief Chan Chun Sing. He said the government has already “gone in to help groups of [...]
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PAP optimistic about Singapore’s future amid global challenges and uncertainties

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The People’s Action Party (PAP) is optimistic about the future of Singapore, even as global challenges and uncertainties have become more acute and dynamic, said the [...]
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Singapore’s Patsnap that provides IP analytics and visualisation tools to NASA raises Series C

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Its platform can comprehend the entire R&D life-cycle of a tech company’s intangible assets – from idea generation and research – through product [...]
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$100 Billion Chinese-Made City Near Singapore ‘Scares the Hell Out of Everybody’

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The landscaped lawns and flowering shrubs of Country Garden Holdings Co.’s huge property showroom in southern Malaysia end abruptly at a small wire fence. Beyond, a [...]
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Julius Baer Hires Private Bankers From BSI in Singapore

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Swiss private bank Julius Baer Group Ltd is pushing ahead with a recruitment drive in Asia, hiring close to 20 Singapore-based bankers from BSI SA, the wealth manager caught [...]
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Singapore’s next President: A look at potential contenders

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Amendments to the Constitution were passed on November 9, with Members of Parliament voting in favour of the government’s proposed changes to the Elected Presidency 77 [...]
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Chinese networks can play wider role: Chun Sing

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A social network that aims to foster closer global ties for Singapore has been set up by a club of new Singapore citizens, which has linked up with overseas Chinese [...]
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Plans under way for global Chinese network to promote Silk Road initiative

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

One network for Chinese associations all over the world, from as far as Brazil and the United States to Russia, is taking shape. And it was conceived of in Singapore. The [...]
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Deep divisions of US, UK must not take root in Singapore: Lee Hsien Loong

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The kind of deep divisions in society that were exposed by the recent US elections and Brexit must not be allowed to develop in Singapore, said prime minister Lee Hsien [...]
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