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Singapore Dreams of Its Own JP Morgan

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

There are no new ideas in bankingno equivalents of flying cars, or even 20-foot containers. The revolutionary thinking in finance is usually dusted off from the archives. [...]
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Singapore to raise marriage fee from July 1Channel NewsAsia

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

Foreigners will be hardest hit, with fees almost tripling for weekday marriages from S$128 and S$380. Fees for Singaporeans and permanent residents will go up from S$26 to [...]
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Singapore banks ‘neutral’ on O&G sector risks

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Edge Markets | 6:00 AM

Maybank Kim Eng is maintaining its “neutral” call on Singapore banks. This is due to tail risks coming from the oil and gas (O&G) sector. The price of crude [...]
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Fitch Affirms Genting Berhad, Genting Singapore at ‘A-’/Stable

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Malaysia-based gaming conglomerate Genting Berhad’s (Genting) Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured [...]
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COMMENT: Singapore MPs must be tough in questioning PM Lee about family feud on 3 July

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The defender has turned aggressor as the Lee family soap opera, with its rapid twists and turns, is either turning off Singaporeans or confusing them. Lee Hsien Loong’s [...]
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Singapore’s MAS Says Property Cooling Measures Still ‘Necessary’

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s central bank said it’s not yet time to ease property curbs and the adjustments made by the government in March don’t signal an unwinding of the [...]
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Singapore is much more than one family

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Sir, One should not be in the least surprised that those “laughing the most” over the spat between the late Lee Kuan Yew’s children are the Hongkongers and [...]
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Singapore to Let Banks Invest in Digital Platforms, E-Commerce

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore regulators have proposed rules that will make it easier for banks to conduct or invest in non-financial businesses such as e-commerce and digital-payment platforms, [...]
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PwC Singapore Boosts Legal Team

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Finews | 6:00 AM

PwC expanded its legal capabilities in Asia establishing PwC Legal International in Singapore last year. The firm has now added two partners from rival firms. Finance and [...]
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Allegations from my siblings ‘mostly inaccurate’: PM Lee

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (Jun 27) said the allegations that his siblings continue to make about him are “mostly inaccurate”. In response to media [...]
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang accepts invitation to make official visit to Singapore

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has accepted an invitation from prime minister Lee Hsien Loong to make an official visit to Singapore, according to a statement from the Singapore [...]
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Harassment of pro- and anti-LGBT activists unacceptable: Shanmugam

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The harassment of either LGBT activists or anti-LGBT activists is not acceptable, said Home Affairs and Law minister K Shanmugam on Tuesday (Jun 27), ahead of this [...]
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Government ‘not bent on retaining’ Oxley Road house: DPM Teo Chee Hean

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s deputy prime minister Teo Chee Hean said Tuesday (27 June) that Lee Hsien Yang has “a misconception” that the ministerial Committee set up to [...]
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Expect ‘some delay’ as checks on North-South Line signalling system continue

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Full day weekday trials of the new signalling system on the North-South Line (NSL) will continue, said a joint statement by SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on [...]
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$1.2b in GST vouchers, Medisave top-ups for 1.57m Singaporeans

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

About 1.57 million Singaporeans will get $1.2 billion in GST vouchers and Medisave top-ups, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday (27 June). A total of 1.37 million [...]
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