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Man fined $30,000 for conducting unlicensed employment agency activities: MOM

29-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A 45-year-old man was on Tuesday (December 27) fined $30,000 in default of eight weeks’ imprisonment for conducting employment agency activities without a valid [...]
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Singapore reportedly denied entry to Taiwan minister

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

The Taipei Times reported that Singapore may have denied entry to the Taiwanese minister of the Veterans Affairs Council, Lee Shying-jow. It reported that he was denied entry [...]
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Singapore teen critic held in US, reportedly wants asylum

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose supporters say is seeking asylum is in custody after being detained last week at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, US [...]
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17 ransomware cases flagged to Singapore authorities this year: CSA

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

There were 17 ransomware cases flagged to Singapore authorities in the first 11 months this year, up from just two in 2015, the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) said. Ransomware [...]
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States Times Review flagged again for publishing fake news – this time about Amos Yee

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Cause journalist Kirsten Han alerts readers to fake news circulating regarding teen blogger Amos Yee who is being detained in the United States of America (US). He is seeking [...]
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Singapore to release advance Q4 GDP data on January 3

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore will provide advance estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter and for 2016 at 8am (0000 GMT) on January 3, the Ministry of Trade and [...]
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Analysing labour statistics in Singapore

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Online Citizen | 6:00 AM

After writing “407,400 earn less than $1,200 after CPF?” (December 27) – Terry Xu, the Editor of TOC sent me an email regarding the labour statistics. It [...]
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Heavy rains, flash floods hit Singapore on Christmas; festivities dampened

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore, whih has been facing heavy downpour for the past few days, witnessed flash floods on the Christmas Eve. According to the Land Transport Authority, Newton Circus [...]
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Singapore Defence minister Ng Eng Hen warns of rising terror threat in city

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Singapore Defence minister Ng Eng Hen said on Friday the terrorism threat in the country is a “clear and present danger”, and warned Singaporeans to exercise [...]
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Singapore: Scoot passengers sleep on floor, go without food and drinks at Hokkaido airport

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Many Singaporean passengers are stranded in Japan’s Hokkaido due to heavy snowfall that caused the delay or cancellation of more than 100 flights for the second time in [...]
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Singapore: Catholic churches on high terror alert ahead of Christmas day celebration

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Singapore police stepped up security at all the Roman Catholic churches in the Lion City ahead of Christmas day celebration on 24 and 25 December. It is also reported that [...]
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Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee in US detention after seeking political asylum

Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee in US detention after seeking political asylum

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Teenage Singapore blogger Amos Yee, who served jail terms for insulting national icon and former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, is in detention in the United states, where he [...]
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Blogger Amos Yee detained in US while seeking political asylum

Blogger Amos Yee detained in US while seeking political asylum

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Controversial teenage blogger Amos Yee has been detained in the US while trying to seek political asylum, according to a media report. Yee, who was jailed twice in Singapore [...]
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Singapore arrests 8 Indonesians for selling smuggled cigarettes

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Eight foreigners arrested during the joint operation on 21 December 2016 ICA Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) arrested eight Indonesian men on [...]
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Singapore awaiting return of troop carriers held in HK

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore said on Friday it is still awaiting the return of nine troop carriers seized in Hong Kong last month, which led to tension with China over Singapore’s [...]
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