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Singapore Returns Up to $9 Billion to Banks in Rate Probe

10-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s central bank gave back as much as S$12 billion ($9.3 billion) that it took from 19 lenders last year as a penalty for trying to manipulate benchmark [...]
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Singapore PM wins defamation case against blogger

10-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong won a High Court defamation case against a blogger on Friday, the first time the city-state’s leader has sued an online critic. [...]
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PAP will always do its best for Singapore: PM Lee

10-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has a duty and responsibility to provide good leadership for Singapore. If it fails, the country is in “deep [...]
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Vietnamese tourist declines iPhone 6, accepts local delicacies before leaving Singapore

10-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Pham Van Thoai, the Vietnamese tourist who was allegedly cheated of $550 by an electronics store in Sim Lim Square, has returned to HCM City. The Straits Times reported that [...]
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ST book a toast to S’pore and its unique ways

10-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The Straits Times is toasting Singapore’s Golden Jubilee next year with a new book that celebrates the country’s unique institutions, inventions and quirks. The [...]
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Singapore judge finds blogger guilty of defaming prime minister

10-Nov-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

A Singapore judge on Friday ruled that a blogger who criticised the prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, was guilty of defamation. The case, which has cast a chill over [...]
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Singapore’s economy must ‘evolve’ to support higher order aspirations: ESM Goh

10-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Emeritus Senior minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong has said that the Republic has a distinguished past but the economy must evolve to support higher order aspirations. He was [...]
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Manpower minister Tan Chuan-Jin ‘shocked’ over Sim Lim Square case

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Jover Chew, the shop owner-cum-scam artist behind the Sim Lim Square fiasco, is fast earning himself new enemies every day. The latest is Manpower minister Tan Chuan-Jin who [...]
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Sun Life interested in entering Singapore, Thailand

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Thailand are the two Asian countries that Sun Life Financial Inc would be most interested in expanding into, though its priority in the region is growing within [...]
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US Commander conferred military award in Singapore

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Commander of the United States Pacific Command, Admiral Samuel Locklear, received the Meritorious Service Medal (Military) in recognition of his contributions in [...]
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Singapore Returns Up to $9 Billion to Banks in Rate Probe

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s central bank gave back as much as S$12 billion ($9.3 billion) that it took from 19 lenders last year as a penalty for trying to rig benchmark interest [...]
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Singapore to host World Lottery Summit in 2016

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The biennial convention and exhibition will bring together World Lottery Association members from more than 80 countries. The next World Lottery Summit will be held here, [...]
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Singapore Press Holdings to get 125-year-old heritage tree in Botanic Gardens

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Media company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) will have a heritage tree dedicated to it by the National Parks Board (NParks), in appreciation of its contributions to promote [...]
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Singaporeans aid Vietnam tourist victim of phone scam

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans outraged by an electronics shop that left a Vietnamese tourist in tears after a phone-sale scam have raised thousands of dollars to compensate him, a [...]
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Singapore Airlines Second-Quarter Profit Falls

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines Ltd said its net profit for the fiscal second quarter fell sharply due to a loss at affiliate Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd In a statement, the company said [...]
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