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Singapore, Malaysia need sound agreement on HSR

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Property Guru | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong believes cost sharing of the High Speed Rail (HSR) project is one of the factors making the project complicated, since there are two countries [...]
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Singapore fines two British banks for 1MDB-linked lapses

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

Singapore’s financial regulator said Friday it has fined two British banks and barred a former Goldman Sachs banker in a widening crackdown on money laundering linked [...]
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China-Singapore Tensions Spill Into Public View Via Customs Spat

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

For decades, Singapore has walked a careful line between the US and China. Now, the tiny Southeast Asian state is finding itself in Beijing’s cross hairs. China has [...]
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Alphadyne to Spin Off $2 Billion Singapore Hedge Fund Unit

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Alphadyne Asset Management LLC, a New York-based hedge-fund manager overseeing $4.8 billion in assets, will separate its Asia team into a new firm, said a person with [...]
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Singapore, Burma to begin talks on bilateral investment treaty

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

Singapore and Myanmar will begin discussions on a bilateral investment treaty, as well as update an avoidance of double taxation agreement, announced prime minister Lee Hsien [...]
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A Tale of Two Economies: Singapore and Cuba

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

On Friday, November 25, Fidel Castro died at age 90. The former revolutionary and hardline dictator of Cuba was among the 20th century’s longest-serving leaders, third [...]
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Bhutanese prime minister: Bhutan looks to Singapore for inspiration

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

The Bhutanese prime minister is on the final day (30 Nov) of a three-day visit to Singapore stating that he came to Singapore to learn from its successes as a small nation. [...]
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Emperor thanks Singapore president for help 3/11 disaster aid

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore President Tony Tan met with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace on Wednesday, with the Emperor expressing gratitude for the [...]
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What Singapore young top earners say of financial success

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

The top-earning young adults in Singapore are the least confident about achieving their wealth goals among millennials in a total of 10 markets surveyed in a new report. Of [...]
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Japan-Singapore ties go ‘beyond politics and economics’: Emperor Akihito

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

Japan-Singapore ties go “beyond politics and economics”, Japanese Emperor Akihito said on Wednesday (November 30), as the two countries celebrate 50 years of [...]
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Sheng Siong kidnapper gets life imprisonment, caning

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

The man who kidnapped the mother of the Sheng Siong supermarket chain’s founder was found guilty by Singapore’s High Court on 1 December 2016. Lee Sze Yong, 44, [...]
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Why Do Singapore Students Surpass the Rest of the World in Math and Science?

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Educationworld | 6:00 AM

The latest results from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) – an international assessment of 60 participating countries – have been [...]
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Singapore millennials prefer experience-driven life: study

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

MILLENNIALS in established markets including Singapore, the United States and the United Kingdom prefer an experience-driven life than their counterparts in developing [...]
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Singapore tops global education rankings

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Singapore has the highest-achieving primary and secondary pupils in international education tests in maths and science. But primary school pupils in Northern Ireland were [...]
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Cost sharing of High-Speed Rail project must be ‘clearly specified’: PM Lee

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

There needs to be a “sound agreement” between Singapore and Malaysia on how the proposed High-Speed Rail project is structured, executed and backed by both [...]
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