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Singapore to hire 20K health workers in 2020

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Ministry of Health has announced the need for more than 20,000 health workers in 2020. According to the Ministry of Health, the population in Singapore [...]
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Singapore telco StarHub hit by cyber attacks, internet connections disrupted

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singaporean telecoms service provider StarHub Ltd said intentional cyber attacks had caused internet connection disruption for some of its home broadband customers on October [...]
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Lack of trust between US, China despite economic links: PM Lee

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

There is a lack of trust between the world’s two superpowers – the United States and China – despite their trade and economic links, Singapore prime [...]
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Singapore to stay ‘engaged’ in nuclear

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | World-nuclear-news | 6:00 AM

Nuclear power remains an option for the city-state of Singapore, despite a current focus on increasing security of gas imports and managing power demand. minister for trade [...]
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Singapore’s Zika journey: Two months on

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

October 27 marks two months since the first locally transmitted Zika case was reported in Singapore. Channel NewsAsia’s Lianne Chia looks back at the concerns and [...]
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PM Lee sounds warning on drop in US standing and credibility in region if TPP is not ratified

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The United States risks injuring its standing and credibility with several Asia-Pacific countries if the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is rejected by its [...]
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Singapore Central Bank Inks Blockchain Deals With India, Korea

28-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

It’s been a busy week on the blockchain front for Singapore’s central bank. On 22nd October, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed an agreement with [...]
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Singapore September factory output +6.7 pct y/y, much stronger than forecast

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s industrial production in September grew much better-than-expected from a year earlier, led by solid increases in electronics and pharmaceuticals output. [...]
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A decades-long voyage by ex-Vietnamese refugee to reunite with rescuer

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

Months after former Vietnamese refugee Yen Siow launched a search for the Good Samaritans who rescued her family at sea in 1980, she has been reunited with one of them in [...]
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Singapore manufacturing output rebounds with 6.7pct rise in Sep

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Manufacturing activity rebounded in Singapore last month, with output rising 6.7 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to data released by the Economic [...]
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Singapore’s CapitaLand sets up $1.5 billion private equity fund for China

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singaporean real-estate developer CapitaLand (CATL.SI) said it has fully closed a $1.5 billion private equity fund to invest in mixed-use developments in its core China [...]
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Appeals for traffic offences go online

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

Walk-in appeals for traffic offences will be discontinued from 1 November, as the service goes online via Singapore Police Force’s (SPF) e-services. With the Traffic [...]
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Man charged for splashing hot water on son, who later died

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

A 24-year old man was charged in court on Monday (24 October) for splashing hot water repeatedly on his five-year-old son, who later died. The alleged incident took place on [...]
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New Zealand Dethrones Singapore as Easiest Place to Do Business

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

New Zealand has overtaken Singapore as the best country in the world to do business, according to the World Bank. Singapore slipped to second in the bank’s 2017 [...]
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Self-driving vehicles deliver beer in Colorado, people in Singapore

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Arstechnica | 6:00 AM

The march toward a future of self-driving vehicles continues apace. In Singapore, a successful pilot trial with driverless buses is expanding, and in Colorado, Uber-owned [...]
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