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Singapore Billionaire’s Firms Announce Deal to Boost Property Portfolio

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

UOL Group Ltd and Haw Par Corp., two listed companies largely owned by 88-year-old Singapore billionaire Wee Cho Yaw, announced a deal that may make UOL one of the largest [...]
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AWARE Steps In: Why Are Single Mothers In Singapore Still Struggling To Own Homes?

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Popspoken | 6:00 AM

After almost three years of living in shared spaces and moving from one temporary address to another, a mother and her six children finally have a place of their own to call [...]
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Why the Lee family saga can be good for Singapore

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Online Citizen | 6:00 AM

Many have expressed their view that the Lee family dispute is an embarrassment and bad for Singaporeans. In fact behind every cloud is a silver lining, and there may actually [...]
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Here’s how Singapore provides high-quality health care at low costs

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

After weeks of closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a draft of their plan to overhaul the US health system. As the debate in the United States [...]
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In Singapore, the Preservation Debate Comes Down to a Single House

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Citylab | 6:00 AM

The question of whether to demolish the home of the city-state’s former leader raises questions in a country that paves over the past. When Singapore broke away from [...]
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Lee Hsien Yang sparks fresh dispute on items taken for Lee Kuan Yew memorial exhibition

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A dispute between the children of late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew over his old home at Oxley Road has now widened to include items in his estate that were loaned to [...]
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Singapore wealth fund Temasek: How a financial crisis in China might play out

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Doomsday predictions for China’s economy have a long history, but most are looking at the wrong scenario, Michael Buchanan, head of strategy at Singapore wealth fund [...]
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ISIS supporters likely targeting Singapore for attacks, report suggests

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Supporters of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) have signaled that that group considers Singapore part of its self-defined territory, which means foreign fighters could [...]
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Where is Singapore in its War on Fake News?

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

City-state likely to announce new legislation to tackle the problem next year. This week, Singapore’s Home Affairs and Law minister K Shanmugam made headlines when he [...]
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Singapore investor makes move in city’s hotel sector

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Manchester Evening News | 6:00 AM

Singapore investors have bought a city hotel for GBP 26m as international money pours into the Manchester hospitality sector. A subsidiary of Hiap Hoe, the Singapore [...]
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Singapore is fifth most expensive city for expatriates: survey

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore is the world’s fifth most expensive city for expatriates in a new ranking that also puts four other Asian centres in the top 10. Angolan capital Luanda took [...]
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HK, Singapore remains top choice for job relocation

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

According to Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey five Asian cities made it in this year’s top 10: Hong Kong (2), Tokyo (3), Singapore (5), Seoul (6) and [...]
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New Zika cluster at Kensington Park Drive

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Two new cases of locally transmitted Zika have been confirmed at Kensington Park Drive at Serangoon Gardens, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Wednesday (Jun 21). [...]
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Singapore leaders offer condolences for victims of Portugal forest fires

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and prime minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and prime minister Antonio Costa respectively to [...]
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Singapore to ink agreements to enhance tax cooperation on exchange of information

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE will be inking two agreements to enhance tax cooperation on the exchange of information. The Multilateral Competent Authority Agreements (MCAAs) on the Automatic [...]
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