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French President Hollande touts ‘regulated globalisation’ during Singapore visit

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

In a wide-ranging lecture on Monday, French President Francois Hollande defended multilateralism as he warned against a global tendency toward inward-looking policies. [...]
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S’pore must stay open to the world: Tharman

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | TNP | 6:00 AM

Singapore must stay open to the world amid heightened uncertainty globally and as technological disruptions threaten to upend a range of industries, said deputy prime [...]
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France’s Hollande Kicks off Asean Tour With Singapore Visit

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

President’s trip to the city-state will be followed by stops in Malaysia and Indonesia. Over the weekend, French President Francois Hollande kicked off a Southeast [...]
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Keeping Singapore’s coastline secure amid changing threats

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Not only have efforts to enter Singapore illegally by sea have become more organised, the nature of threats has also changed. Ninety-four people were arrested for trying to [...]
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2018 to be declared France-Singapore Year of Innovation

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

To promote closer cooperation between Singapore and France in innovation industries, French President Francois Hollande and Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong agreed to [...]
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Singapore Efficiency Even Extends to Its Bankruptcy Laws

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When it comes to matters legal or bureaucratic, Singapore is swift to act. Bankruptcy, sometimes, can be even faster. Ezra Holdings Ltd, a Singapore publicly traded oil [...]
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Standard Chartered Singapore to roll out 20-week paid maternity leave

29-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Standard Chartered Bank Singapore on Monday (March 27) announced it will introduce 20-week paid maternity and adoption leave from April 1. The bank said that as part of its [...]
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Hollande visits Singapore on last foreign tour

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

French President Francois Hollande arrived in Singapore, the first leg in the final foreign tour of his five-year term, and will go on to Malaysia and Indonesia. The tour in [...]
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Values, ties shared by France, S’pore ‘more vital than ever’

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

Amid uncertainties in the global system and signs that governments are facing pressure to turn inwards, it is even more important for countries like Singapore and France who [...]
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Singaporean couple jailed for starving Filipina maid

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean couple – Lim Choon Hong and his wife Chong Sui Foon – were jailed on Monday (27 March) for starving their Filipina domestic worker over a period of [...]
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S’pore home prices down 2.6pct in Q4 2016

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Property Guru | 6:00 AM

he recent easing of property cooling measures in Singapore is expected to spur interest in the market, according to Knight Frank. Singapore saw house prices drop 2.6 percent [...]
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Singaporean teen dissident granted US asylum

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Amos Yee was detained by US authorities after he arrived in Chicago airport in December A Singaporean teenager who was jailed twice after insulting the island’s late [...]
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North-South Line MRT trains to stop on tracks for testing on 28 March

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

SMRT trains will be briefly stopped in their tracks on Tuesday night for testing. Yahoo Singapore file photo Trains on the North-South Line of the MRT will be stopped for [...]
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Singapore, France agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation in innovation

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Singapore and France agreed on Monday (March 27) to strengthen bilateral cooperation in innovation through greater collaboration in areas such as space technology, health and [...]
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Singapore needs to narrow gap in innovation: DPM Tharman

28-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE and other advanced economies must narrow the widening gap in innovation, as firms at the frontier of knowledge, productivity and new products are charging ahead of [...]
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