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Standard Chartered says Singapore job cuts ‘minimal’

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Standard Chartered told the Straits Times on Thursday (January that the impact on its headcount in Singapore from announced job cuts “has been minimal.” [...]
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Outlook for Singapore hotel sector positive: Report

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

After a challenging year in 2014 when hotel occupancy rates fell, real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield said it expects demand to recover in the short term. The [...]
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Singapore ‘strongly condemns’ Charlie Hebdo attack: PM Lee

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has written to French prime minister Manuel Valls to offer condolences to the families of the victims. The attack on satirical magazine Charlie [...]
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Singapore building smart city in India 10 times bigger than itself

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Siliconrepublic | 6:00 AM

The state of Andhra Pradesh in India is set to smarten up, with Singapore enlisted to help create its new IT-focused capital city. Having split in two recently, Andhra [...]
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Singapore property faces test as rates rise

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

After a lot of angst over whether Singapore’s property market faces a crisis, the city-state’s efforts to rein in household debt and home prices appear set for [...]
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No to space balloon flights in Singapore: CAAS

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The launch of a space balloon flight would bring safety risks to aircraft as well as to lives and property on the ground, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore says. The [...]
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All 13 on New Zealand skydiving plane leap out before crash

All 13 on New Zealand skydiving plane leap out before crash

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

All 13 people aboard a New Zealand skydiving plane that suffered an apparent engine failure Wednesday managed to leap out in parachutes moments before the plane plunged into [...]
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Standard Chartered job cuts: Singapore affected

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore is affected by the latest round of job cuts from Standard Chartered, a bank spokesman told The Straits Times on Thursday, declining to say how many staff have been [...]
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Standard Chartered to axe 4000 retail bank jobs

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Financial Express | 6:00 AM

Standard Chartered is closing the bulk of its global equities business and axing 4,000 retail banking jobs as Peter Sands moves to aggressively cut costs to reverse the [...]
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JPMorgan Singapore unit receives Chinese market boost with renminbi investor licence

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The licence will help JPMorgan Asset Management (Singapore) meet the growing demand of investors for Chinese bonds, stocks and money-market instruments, the CEO says. [...]
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JPMorgan Asset Management Singapore gets licence to trade in China’s securities markets

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

JPMORGAN Asset Management Singapore has received its Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence from the China Securities Regulatory Commission, it [...]
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Singapore property: Are foreigners about to bail?

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Resale prices at luxury projects in neighbourhoods popular among foreign buyers took a hit in 2014, raising concerns that foreigners could exit Singapore’s real estate [...]
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US Navy Commander Pleads Guilty in Singapore Bribery Case

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

One US Navy commander pleaded guilty as a second was indicted in a bribery scheme involving gifts and prostitutes allegedly provided by a Singapore-based contractor that [...]
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Singapore Budget for 2015 out on February 23

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister and minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam will deliver Singapore’s Budget for 2015 in Parliament on Monday, February 23, the Ministry of [...]
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US Navy commander pleads guilty in corruption scandal involving Singapore-based contractor

09-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A US Navy commander pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bribery charges in connection with a wide-ranging corruption investigation of a Singapore-based defence contractor. Jose Luis [...]
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