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Polling Day for Presidential Election set for 23 September 2017

Polling Day for Presidential Election set for 23 September 2017

30-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

*UPDATED at 4.15pm on 28 August 2017 to include statements from presidential hopefuls Salleh Marican and Farid Khan Polling Day for the 2017 Presidential Election (PE) has [...]
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Workers’ Party to raise reserved presidential election in Parliament

30-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Workers’ Party has filed an adjournment motion on the upcoming reserved Presidential Election (PE) for the next sitting of Parliament on 11 September. In a Facebook [...]
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Halimah Yacob: From ‘ponteng queen’ to Singapore’s first female President?

30-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

In the first of Channel NewsAsia’s three-part series on the potential candidates for this year’s Presidential Election, former Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob [...]
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Bodies of all 10 missing sailors found within US warship

30-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The bodies of all 10 sailors from the USS John S. McCain who went missing after it collided with an oil tanker near Singapore on August 21, have been found within the vessel. [...]
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Japan courts Singapore in bid for High-Speed Rail project to KL

30-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Japan is pulling out the stops in making a pitch to Singapore for the proposed High-Speed Rail (HSR) project to Kuala Lumpur. The country’s minister for Land, [...]
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Singapore’s Home Sales Recovery Is Down to the Locals

30-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

After years of declines, Singapore’s home sales are on a roll, even as purchases by foreign buyers have remained muted. Stringent stamp duties levied by the government [...]
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Man, 60, arrested for making false bomb threat at Singapore Indoor Stadium

29-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A 60-year-old man has been arrested for making a false bomb threat at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. On Saturday (26 August) night, a security staff member at the stadium [...]
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COMMENT: Today goes fully digitalwhat’s next for Singapore media?

29-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The writing was on the wall for Mediacorp when Ernest Wong came back to the national broadcaster as its chair last July. And two weeks ago, Mediacorp appointed a surprise [...]
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Workers’ Party to raise reserved presidential election in Parliament

29-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Workers’ Party has filed an adjournment motion on the upcoming reserved Presidential Election (PE) for the next sitting of Parliament on 11 September. In a Facebook [...]
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Anger over UAE jailing of Singaporeans for ‘dressing feminine’

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The family of a Singaporean man jailed with a transgender friend in the United Arab Emirates for dressing in a “feminine” way called Friday for their release, as [...]
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Man jailed for fondling himself and flashing at 62-year-old woman

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

He followed a 62-year-old woman at a neighbourhood in Punggol and flashed his private parts at her twice while he was serving a court order for circulating his [...]
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Mindef buys advanced weapon-locating radar

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Singapore has acquired new weapon-locating radar systems manufactured by defence and security company Lockheed Martin. Jane’s Defence Weekly reported on Thursday that [...]
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Singapore factory output outperforms with 21pct surge in July as electronics manufacturing soars

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Singapore manufacturers started the second half of the year on strong footing despite worries that the pace of growth in the sector might taper. Factory output surged 21 per [...]
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Thailand’s former PM ‘flees to Singapore’ during trial that could see her jailed for 10 years

28-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s former prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, has fled to Singapore after failing to appear in court to hear the verdict of a trial that could see her jailed [...]
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US warship crash: Sea search efforts for missing sailors suspended

26-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The multinational search and rescue (SAR) efforts for the missing US sailors from the USS John S McCain have been suspended, said the US Navy and Singapore’s Maritime [...]
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