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Singapore Adopts 2008 Crisis Policy as Growth Grinds to Halt

15-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s central bank unexpectedly eased its monetary stance, adopting a policy last used during the 2008 global financial crisis, as economic growth in the [...]
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Singapore Rail Academy to be set up for engineers

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The academy will work with the rail operators and institutes of higher learning to provide training, as well as accreditation and certification of training programmes and [...]
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Singapore bans smoking in reservoirs, parks

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Singapore will ban smoking in reservoirs and parks from June 1, a senior minister said on Tuesday. The ban will affect 17 reservoirs and parks in public housing estates in [...]
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Singapore trade bodies sign food export agreement with India

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Two manufacturing trade bodies here have signed an agreement with Indian food importers to make it easier for them to export to the country. The Singapore Manufacturing [...]
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Singapore to introduce new Cybersecurity Act next year

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Out-law.com | 6:00 AM

Singapore will introduce a new Cybersecurity Act next year, minister for communications and information Yaacob Ibrahim has said, according to the Straits Times. The Act will [...]
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Switzerland requests mutual legal assistance from Singapore on 1MDB

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Office of the Attorney general Switzerland has requested for information and documents on certain fund flows flowing from 1MDB and entities related to it, says [...]
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Singapore Set to Forgo Easing to Save Tools for ‘Brexit,’ China

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s central bank will probably refrain from easing policy when it meets Thursday, saving its ammunition to fight a faltering global economy and political shocks [...]
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Singapore’s first financial technology festival to be held in November

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Festival will comprise three components: Global FinTech Hackcelerator, MAS FinTech Awards and conferences and events, says co-organiser Monetary Authority of Singapore. [...]
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Mint forges deal with Singapore debit network

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Mint Payments managing director Alex Teoh says a deal with Singapore’s debit card network to roll out the company’s mobile payment terminals is a “landmark [...]
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Singapore to Regulate Fintech Firms Only When They Pose Risk

14-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore will start to regulate its financial technology companies only when they grow to a sufficient size to pose risks to the wider financial system, the managing [...]
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Singapore, Burma to mark 50 years of diplomatic ties on Tuesday

13-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Singapore and Myanmar will be marked by an exchange of high-level visits as well as cultural activities such as a film [...]
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Is it Time to Jump in to the Singapore Property Market?

13-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

We know property prices have gone down, albeit just an 8 percent dip since the peak in 2013.There’re plenty of arguments from “experts” (who mostly argue [...]
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How to strengthen Singapore’s public service broadcasting in digital age: MCI

13-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Minister of State for Communications and Information Chee Hong Tat outlines a number of areas in which public service broadcasting needs to be strengthened to better deal [...]
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Japan prepares for release of tritium from Fukushima plant

Japan prepares for release of tritium from Fukushima plant

13-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

To dump or not to dump a little-discussed substance is the question brewing in Japan as it grapples with the aftermath of the nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima five years ago. [...]
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Flamboyant lawyer Kawai fighting for Fukushima victims

13-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Lawyer Hiroyuki Kawai stands out in Japan, a nation dominated by somber dark suits: When not in a courtroom, he often wears colorful shirts and crystal-covered animal pins. [...]
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