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Calling for prudence, MAS warns of ‘excessive exuberance’ in property market

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday (November 30) warned that recent developments including the rise in prices and volume of transactions, the en bloc fever [...]
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Singapore banks could lose 5pct of operating income from disruption: MAS study

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE banks that do not fend against fintech disruption could stand to lose more than 5 per cent of their operating income, a study by the Monetary Authority of Singapore [...]
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Singapore ratifies international convention against racial discrimination

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore ratified the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) on Monday (November 27), more than two years after signing it [...]
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Tow tug pulling Singapore Airlines plane catches fire at Changi Airport: reports

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A tow tug caught fire as it was towing a Singapore Airlines (SIA) plane to a departure gate at Changi Airport early Wednesday (29 November) morning. According to media [...]
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Singapore’s GST could rise by 2pctage points in Budget 2018: DBS

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Goods and Services Tax is expected to increase by two percentage points in Budget 2018 and this would be implemented over a two-year period, according to a report by DBS. [...]
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Activist Jolovan Wham to be charged for several offences

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Well-known activist and foreign worker advocate Jolovan Wham will be charged in court on Wednesday (29 November) for organising illegal public assemblies, vandalism and for [...]
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A Flight to Singapore Became an Accidental Sauna As Passengers Sat in 95-degree Heat

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Travelandleisure | 6:00 AM

Most travellers are well prepared for a chilly flight, but very few expect their plane to feel like a sauna. But an overheated plane is not only uncomfortable, it can also be [...]
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Singapore, India concludes bilateral naval pact

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

The navies of Singapore and India will work closer together in maritime security and logistics support, as well as hold joint exercises and support temporary deployments from [...]
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Japan’s Donki to launch second outlet in Singapore, first store set for December 1 opening

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Japanese discount store Don Quijote, known as Don Don Donki, is set to open a second outlet in Tanjong Pagar mid-June next year. This comes as the popular Japanese [...]
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MND rejects petition from single parents for changes to housing policy

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of National Development (MND) has said that it will not make legislative changes in response to a petition to amend Singapore’s housing policy for more [...]
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Salaries in Singapore likely to rise 3.9pct next year: Mercer

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Salaries across industries in Singapore will likely rise by an overall 3.9 per cent next year, without taking into account inflation, human resource consultants Mercer said [...]
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Singapore’s GST could rise by 2pctage points in Budget 2018: DBS

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Goods and Services Tax is expected to increase by two percentage points in Budget 2018 and this would be implemented over a two-year period, according to a report by DBS. [...]
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Singapore’s DBS Bank lowers India’s FY18 GDP growth to 6.6 per cent

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s DBS Bank today lowered India’s GDP growth forecast for current fiscal to 6.6 per cent from the previous 6.8 per cent, citing that businesses were [...]
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IE Singapore CEO Lee Ark Boon to step down on December 31

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Enterprise (IE) Singapore Lee Ark Boon will step down from his role on December 31 to join the private sector, the Ministry of [...]
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Singapore F1 contractor fined over S$570000 for bid-rigging

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

A contractor for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix was fined more than S$570,000 by the competition watchdog on Tuesday (November 28) for rigging the bids of two tenders [...]
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