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Indonesian army chief makes introductory visit to Singapore

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Gen Gatot Nurmantyo, on a three-day visit to Singapore, met with Defence minister Ng Eng Hen and called on Chief of Army, Major-General Perry Lim. The Chief of Staff of the [...]
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Surprise Up Sleeve Drives Singapore to Sydney Policy Pauses

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asia-Pacific policy makers’ decisions to hold fire in the past two weeks could indicate a desire to retain an element of surprise in actions to maximise the impact of [...]
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VivoCity expands retail space, including 2 retailers new to Singapore

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The two new retailers in Basement 1, which has been expanded by 15,000 square feet, are US apparel brand American Eagle Outfitters and Weekends, a multi-brand lifestyle [...]
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Singapore high school maths problem stumps the Internet

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A maths problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore’s elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a [...]
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In Surprise Move, Singapore Holds Fire on Easing

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore on Tuesday surprised markets by keeping its currency policy unchanged, saying that it expects the economy to grow at a moderate pace and [...]
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Couple behind The Real Singapore charged with sedition

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

About two months after they were arrested, a couple behind website The Real Singapore were today (April 14) charged with sedition for publishing content that could incite [...]
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The Real Singapore duo slapped with 7 charges under Sedition Act

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Yang Kaiheng and Ai Takagi allegedly published remarks online which “could promote ill-will and hostility among the different races in Singapore”. The couple [...]
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SG50 notes to feature iconic Lee Kuan Yew image

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

A set of SG50 commemorative notes featuring the image of the late Lee Kuan Yew will be launched as planned, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said in Parliament today. Revealing [...]
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Singapore Forgoes Adding Stimulus as Growth Exceeds Forecast

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore joined regional peers in refraining from easing monetary policy further after economic growth last quarter beat analysts’ estimates. The local dollar climbed. [...]
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Commodity giants’ Singapore trading hubs under fire in tax probes

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Singapore trading hubs of the world’s largest commodity companies are coming under scrutiny from the governments of some resource-producing countries who say they [...]
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3 Ways the Singapore property market is different from the Malaysian property market: comparing the differences

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CoAsset | 6:00 AM

One of the local property portals recently did a consumer sentiment survey, which shows that Singaporeans are still keen to invest in the overseas market – specifically [...]
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Singapore Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | RTT News | 6:00 AM

Singapore central bank left its monetary policy unchanged as the current stance is assessed to be consistent with benign inflation outlook and moderate growth prospects. The [...]
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Singapore Dollar Jumps Most in Two Weeks as MAS Holds Off Easing

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s dollar strengthened the most in two weeks after the central bank refrained from easing monetary policy again following its surprise move in January. The [...]
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‘Cheryl’s birthday’ maths question goes beyond Singapore to stump…

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The question that baffled the world on Monday – when is Cheryl’s birthday? In a maths question that went viral on Monday, Cheryl was the mysterious girl who was [...]
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Singapore tops growth forecast, MAS stands pat

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the first quarter, government data showed on Tuesday, even as the central bank surprised markets by [...]
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