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Two Singaporeans arrested under ISA for terror-related activities: MHA

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Two Singaporeans were arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in July, said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday (7 September). Imran Kassim, 34, was issued [...]
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Tan Chuan-Jin says not to ‘over-interpret’ Facebook post

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Minster Tan Chuan-Jin has urged the public “not to read too much” into a Facebook post he put up following Tuesday’s (5 Sept) announcement of his nomination [...]
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OCBC employee stops man from losing $17,000 in internet love scam

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

An alert bank staff member at OCBC stopped a man from remitting $17,100 overseas in an internet love scam. On Thursday (7 Sept), Ng Lay Kheng, who works at OCBC Tampines [...]
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US Navy to transport damaged destroyer from Singapore to Japan

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US Navy plans to transport the USS John S. McCain to Japan for a full damage assessment after a collision last month in which ten sailors died between Malaysia and [...]
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Singapore and Indonesia to start discussions on new bilateral investment treaty

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Indonesia are working towards a new agreement to promote investment in both countries, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday (Sep 7). Speaking at the [...]
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Singapore man and woman arrested for ‘terrorism-related’ activity

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Police in Singapore have arrested a man suspected of planning to join Islamic State-linked fighters in the Philippines and a woman who was in contact with foreign militants, [...]
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Singapore to be hardest hit in Asia by fall in working population growth: Report

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

While Japan had the biggest slump in its workforce in Asia over the last 10 years, Singapore has the most to fear from an ageing population over the next two decades, based [...]
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Singapore’s DBS wins RBI approval to start subsidiary banking operation

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s biggest lender DBS Group Holdings (DBSM.SI) has won the Reserve Bank of India’s approval to provide banking services in the country through a [...]
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Singapore August factory activity expands at best pace in nearly three yearsPMI

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Activity in Singapore factories expanded at its fastest pace in almost three years, buoyed by expansion in new orders, new exports and factory output, a survey showed on [...]
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For All Its Tech Savvy, Singapore Still Prefers Cash Over Digital Payments

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In tech-savvy Singapore, where almost everyone has a smartphone, nine out of 10 people still prefer to pay for everyday transactions the old-fashioned way with cash. Like [...]
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Tan Chuan-Jin to be Speaker of Parliament as of 11 September

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin will be the Speaker of Parliament with effect from next Monday (11 September). Tan, 48, who will step down from his [...]
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Singapore’s 2017 growth forecast to remain at 2.5pct: MAS survey

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s economic growth this year is expected to remain at 2.5 per cent, according to private-sector economists polled in a quarterly survey by the Monetary [...]
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MFA urges Singaporeans to avoid non-essential travel to N Korea

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans have been urged to avoid all non-essential travel to North Korea, in the light of recent developments and the unpredictable situation arising from the [...]
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‘Rigorous framework’ in place for managing contractors: MINDEF

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) says it has a “rigorous framework” for managing outsourced goods and services, to protect the country’s [...]
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Singaporean comes out as transgender individual through love for Lolita fashion

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:00 AM

There’s a small “Lolita” fashion community in Singapore made up of about 100 members and one of whom is a transgender individual. Location sound recordist [...]
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