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Singapore, a Rising Home for Quiet Money, Comes Under Pressure

13-May-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Last year, American law enforcement officials pressed the Swiss bank UBS about Henry Hsiaw, a Taiwan-born American whom they accused of failing to file tax returns. The world [...]
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Why have infant formula milk prices risen so much over the years?

12-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Formula milk manufacturers have been spending more on research and development as well as marketing, pushing the wholesale prices of their products up, and in turn resulting [...]
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Singapore’s leaders congratulate Korean President Moon Jae In

12-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

PM Lee noted that President Moon Jae In’s victory “reflects the confidence of the people of the Republic of Korea in (his) leadership and vision for the [...]
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More consolidation in Asian private banking as OCBC to buy NAB’s Singapore and HK business

12-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia’s second largest lender by assets Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) announced Thursday it is buying National Australia Bank’s (NAB) [...]
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OCBC Reports 14pct Rise in Net Profit

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

Shares of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) (O39.SG) are up over 1 percent in the morning session after the Singapore bank reported better-than-expected first [...]
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Wealth investments paying off for Singapore’s big three banks

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s big three banks have invested heavily in their wealth-management businesses over the past year and the results are starting to show. Higher income from [...]
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Govt will do more to help Singapore farmers adopt new technology: Lawrence Wong

11-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

National Development minister Lawrence Wong on Tuesday (May 9) encouraged local farmers to take up plots of agricultural land which will be set aside to promote high-tech [...]
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Tan Cheng Bock files court challenge on term count of Elected Presidency

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Former Singapore presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock has filed an affidavit to the High Court to challenge the counting of five terms of Elected Presidency (EP) to trigger [...]
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Singapore leaders congratulate French President-elect Macron

10-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and prime minister Lee Hsien Loong have written letters to congratulate newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron. In his letter dated May 8, [...]
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Singapore to enforce death penalty for nuclear terrorism acts

10-May-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A person who commits a fatal act of terrorism using radioactive material or nuclear explosive devices will face the mandatory death penalty under new laws passed in [...]
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Parliament: Sixth university for Singapore to focus on lifelong learning

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore will have a sixth autonomous university with its own distinctive focus, as Parliament gives the nod on Monday (May to the new Singapore University of Social [...]
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Wealth Investments Paying Off for Singapore’s Three Big Banks

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s big three banks have invested heavily in their wealth-management businesses over the past year and the results are starting to show. Higher income from [...]
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Government shares concerns about rising prices of infant milk powder: Koh Poh Koon

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Singapore government shares the concerns of parents about the rising prices of infant milk powder and will take steps to ensure that options are available for their [...]
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7 in 10 Singapore workers worry about their skills becoming obsolete

10-May-2017 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

This thinking is most prevalent amongst IT workers. Whilst Singapore still has a highly-skilled workforce, some of the workers worry that their skillsets are becoming [...]
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Singapore national broadcaster fined over blackface in drama

09-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s national broadcaster was fined for airing racist content over an internet drama episode that featured a Chinese actor with black face make-up, the [...]
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