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Singapore buys into NZ malls

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nzherald | 6:00 AM

New Zealand’s biggest property deal of the year has been announced with the 49 per cent sale of five Westfield malls, worth $2.1 billion, to the Singaporean government [...]
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Crowdfunders pitch in after tourist caught in Singapore phone scam

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans outraged by an electronics shop that left a Vietnamese tourist in tears after a phone-sale scam have raised thousands of dollars to compensate him, a [...]
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OW Bunker files for restructuring following fraud allegation at Singapore subsidiary

08-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Danish company announced on Thursday it filed for in-court restructuring procedure for subsidiaries O.W. Bunker & Trading and O.W. Supply & Trading after failing [...]
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Like HK, Singapore needs democracy

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s democracy movement has raised issues such as income inequality and an increasing cheerless economic outlook, especially for the younger generation. Not [...]
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Singapore Exchange SGX Hit by Halt

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Trading on Singapore’s stock exchange was halted for over two hours Wednesday because of a technical glitch, a blow to investor confidence in Southeast Asia’s [...]
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New association launched for Malaysians in Singapore

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysians living and working in Singapore will be able to unite via a new association in the island republic. The Malaysian Association of Singapore (Masis), which mirrors [...]
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Sim Lim Square’s bad reputation goes beyond Singapore

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

The bad reputation of Sim Lim Square, which has been driven by the dubious sales tactics of some of its tenants, is apparently not confined to Singapore. The mall’s bad [...]
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OW Bunker Hit By $125 million Fraud at Singapore Subsidiary, $150 million Mark to Market Loss

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Shipand Bunker | 6:00 AM

OW Bunker today said it has been made aware of fraudulent activity committed by senior employees at it Singapore-based subsidiary Dynamic Oil Trading (DOT). The Denmark-based [...]
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Danish firm OW Bunker alleges S$162m fraud at Singapore subsidiary

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The company also faces mark-to-market losses of around $150 million following a review of its risk management contracts, but did not say if this is related to the alleged [...]
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Singapore workers to see 4.5pct increase in salaries next year: Survey

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Workers here will see their salaries increase by an average of 4.5 per cent next year, the third lowest pay rise in the region after Taiwan and Japan, due to higher [...]
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Power-Supply Failure Shuts Singapore Exchange for 2 Hours

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A power-supply failure forced Singapore Exchange Ltd to halt trading on Southeast Asia’s biggest stock market for 144 minutes today. The equity venue only briefly [...]
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Infinity pool draw crimps Singapore casino take

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

TOURISTS wanting to float in an infinity pool 57 stories in the sky are paying the most ever to stay at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands. The hotel’s owner would [...]
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Singapore to send officers, equipment to anti-ISIS coalition

Singapore to send officers, equipment to anti-ISIS coalition

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Singapore will contribute military personnel and equipment to the multi-national coalition battling the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a move that makes it the first [...]
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Over $12,000 raised for Vietnamese tourist scammed in Sim Lim Square

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

More than $9,600 (S$12,450) has been raised to buy a new iPhone 6 for a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed in Sim Lim Square and lost three month’s worth of salary. [...]
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Billionaire Enclave Prices Plunge on Singapore Property Curbs

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Australian hedge-fund manager Stephen Fisher says he was lucky to have bought his luxury home on Sentosa, a Singapore resort island that has attracted the wealthy, in 2005, [...]
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