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Two more foreigners arrested over vessel cheating case involving counterfeit cash

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two more foreign nationals were arrested by the Singapore Police Force for their alleged involvement in a cheating case involving $1.5 million for the sale of a vessel on [...]
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Singaporeans should avoid travel to N Korea: MFA

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is advising Singaporeans to avoid all non-essential travel to North Korea, given the “unpredictable situation” in the country [...]
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PE 2017: Workers’ Party unable to raise reserved presidential election in Parliament

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Aljunied GRC Member of Parliament Sylvia Lim will not get to speak on the reserved presidential election (PE) at the upcoming Parliamentary sitting on Monday (11 September). [...]
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Singapore Faces a Grim Labour Future as Population Ages Rapidly

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

While Japan had the biggest slump in its workforce in Asia over the last 10 years, Singapore has the most to fear from an aging population over the next two decades. The city [...]
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Singapore August factory activity expands at best pace in nearly three yearsPMI

06-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Activity in Singapore factories expanded at its fastest pace in almost three years, buoyed by expansion in new orders, new exports and factory output, a survey showed on [...]
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Singapore’s DBS wins RBI approval to start subsidiary banking operation

06-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s biggest lender DBS Group Holdings (DBSM.SI) has won the Reserve Bank of India’s approval to provide banking services in the country through a [...]
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For All Its Tech Savvy, Singapore Still Prefers Cash Over Digital Payments

06-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In tech-savvy Singapore, where almost everyone has a smartphone, nine out of 10 people still prefer to pay for everyday transactions the old-fashioned way with cash. Like [...]
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Singapore ‘strongly condemns’ N Korea nuclear test: MFA

05-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore strongly condemns the nuclear test conducted by North Korea on Sep 3, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a media statement on the same day. “This [...]
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Two foreigners arrested over ploy to buy vessel using counterfeit notes

05-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Two foreign nationals were arrested by the Singapore Police Force for their alleged involvement in a cheating case involving more than S$1 million for the sale of a vessel. [...]
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Singapore website apologises for ‘anguish’ caused by article on JB hospital negligence

05-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Local socio-political news site The Independent Singapore on Sunday (September 3) took down an article claiming that a Singaporean had died after a Malaysian hospital [...]
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Singapore to cut workplace fatality rate to below 1 per 100,000 workers by 2028

05-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore will work to reduce its workplace fatality rate to below 1.0 per 100,000 workers by 2028, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday (Sep 3). Lee was speaking at [...]
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Singapore-China project closer to key goal

04-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Chongqing Connectivity Initiative (CCI), a joint project between Singapore and China, is one step closer to meeting one of its key objectives to boost growth in the [...]
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Singapore banks face creative destruction

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

WHEN is something money and not just a cowrie shell? When you can pay taxes with it. Or that’s the argument of chartalists, the folks who see the state’s hand [...]
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Letters of harassment sent by a ‘Lord Voldermort’: Singapore police

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A number of people in Singapore have received letters of harassment from a writer who appeared to have signed off as a key character in the Harry Potter fantasy series, [...]
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Singapore focus on critical infrastructures essential to public safety

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s emphasis on the security of its critical infrastructures is necessary to safeguard general public safety and compel these systems to keep pace with current [...]
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