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‘Grey cells’ wanted as Singapore’s inmates age

19-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

With a growing population of elderly inmates, the Singapore Prison Service is looking to prototype the first age-friendly prison cell here that are retrofitted with anti-slip [...]
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Singapore calls on Iran to investigate tanker incident

19-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said today (May 18) that it has requested the Iranian maritime authorities to investigate an incident last week when Iranian [...]
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Singapore not in a position to accept refugees: MHA

18-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore will not be accepting refugees or people seeking political asylum, said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday (May 15). “As a small country with [...]
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Singapore breaks new ground as arbitration hub

18-May-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The first win by a Singapore law firm in an investor-state arbitration case is expected to pave the way for the Republic to play a more active role as an international [...]
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Singapore Airlines Q4 net profit surges 47pct

18-May-2015 Intellasia | Arabnews | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines said its fourth quarter net profit surged 47 percent year-on-year as its fuel bill declined, but warned of a tough outlook due to stiff competition. Net [...]
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Singapore Airlines seeks regional partnerships to spread its wings

18-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Amid intense competition in the aviation industry, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is looking to partnerships in key growth markets to help spread its wings. The carrier is also [...]
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Iranian boats fire shots at Singapore-flagged vessel in Gulf

Iranian boats fire shots at Singapore-flagged vessel in Gulf

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

Five Iranian boats fired shots across the bow of a Singapore-flagged vessel in the international waters of the Gulf on Thursday, the captain of the ship confirms. No one was [...]
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Malaysia, Singapore tackle chemical spill in mock exercise

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

This is the 10th emergency response exercise as part of bilateral cooperation under the Malaysia-Singapore Joint Committee on the Environment. A total of 24 agencies from [...]
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Genting Singapore Q1 net profit plunges 73pct

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

The owner of the Resorts World Sentosa integrated resort earned S$62.7 million in the three months ended March, down from S$228.5 million in the same period a year ago. [...]
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Singapore’s first illuminated double-decker bus hits the road on Thursday

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Shoppers at Orchard Road on Wednesday evening got a sneak preview of SMRT Media’s new illuminated double-decker bus. A first in Singapore, the bus has a breakthrough [...]
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Here’s how to spot and avoid Singapore’s worst online scams

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

More and more people in Singapore are becoming victims of online scams. The number of people falling prey to online the 10 worst online scams between went up by a massive 156 [...]
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Singapore April private home sales up 47.5 pct y/y

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore rose 47.5 percent in April from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. Data compiled by the Urban Redevelopment [...]
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Singapore policy easing expectations fade even as CPI falls persist

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

Singapore’s longest spell of consumer price falls since 2009 looks set to persist for a few more months, but economists expect stabilising oil prices and a continued [...]
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Singapore’s start-up infrastructure sets it apart: Analysts

15-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Malaysia are closing the gap with Singapore in attracting startup investments, but analysts say the Republic could stand to gain from regional startup growth. [...]
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24 agencies from Singapore and Malaysia conduct chemical spill exercise

15-May-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

It sounds like a perfect storm – a chemical spill, trapped victims, crushed vehicles, toxic fumes, acid drums rolling off a causeway to the sea, and victims on a boat. [...]
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