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Former RTC inmate recalls culture of ‘one-upmanship’ among inmates

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

John (not his real name) entered Reformative Training Centre (RTC) in 1997 when he was 18. He was arrested for, and convicted of, robbery with hurt and consumption of drugs. [...]
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The changing faces of Amos Yee

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Few people have divided opinion as sharply as Amos Yee, 16, who walked free yesterday after his sentence of four weeks’ jail – for making remarks intending to [...]
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Amos Yee released: Teenage blogger appeared ‘traumatised’

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

At around 5:20pm on July 6, teenage blogger Amos Yee walked out the doors of Singapore’s State Courts alongside his mother. The crowd of reporters, photographers and [...]
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Singapore to release advance Q2 GDP data next Tuesday

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

According to a quarterly survey released by the Monetary Authority of Singapore in June, private sector economists are now less upbeat about the growth outlook for the [...]
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Singapore’s nuclear future

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Online Citizen | 6:00 AM

“You’re going to continue to need electricity, and renewables will be insufficient. You’re either going to have to continue using natural gas or move to [...]
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Tigerair announces 50 pct off on all Singapore-bound flights

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Business-standard | 6:00 AM

Tigerair today announced 50 percent discount on all Singapore-bound flights from five Indian cities. The airline has partnered with Singapore Tourism Board to celebrate that [...]
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Singapore court frees 16-year-old blogger Amos Yee

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNAN | 6:00 AM

Teen blogger Amos Yee is free, according to his attorney. Guilty of “obscenity” and “wounding of religious feelings” but free. The youngster plans to [...]
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Bear markets maul Manulife’s Singapore Reit IPO

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Financeasia | 6:00 AM

Canadian financial services group Manulife pulled its S$569 million ($426 million) Singapore Reit initial public offering on its scheduled pricing day after global volatility [...]
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Asia Briefs: KL to block illegal route to Singapore

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s Immigration Department will step up enforcement to thwart attempts by people to bypass the Sultan Iskandar Immigration Complex (CIQ) and walk across the [...]
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Singapore’s direct exposure to Greece negligible, says MAS

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s direct exposure to Greece is “negligible” and despite the uncertainty in the eurozone’s most indebted country, the Republic’s [...]
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Is $3m too much for a family recipe in Singapore?

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

“These last few years I haven’t had as much energy, because I’ve been standing up for nearly 40 years, running this business,” says Betty Kong. Ms [...]
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SG High Commissioner rebuts The Economist on freedom of speech in Singapore

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Onlinecitizen | 6:00 AM

The Economist writing about the media situation in Singapore last month (‘Zip it’, 24 Jun) talked about Singapore bloggers getting into trouble with the [...]
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Manulife shelves $420 million Singapore listing as markets swoon

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

Canada’s Manulife Financial Corp shelved its S$569 million ($420 million) IPO of a real estate investment trust in Singapore on Monday, the first major Asian offering [...]
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Singapore, Burma reaffirm bilateral ties at Joint ministerial Working Committee meeting

08-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Trade and Industry minister Lim Hng Kiang and Union minister for Energy and Chair of the Myanmar Investment Commission Zay Yar Aung co-chaired the 5th Joint [...]
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Amos Yee trial plagued by last-minute hospitalisation, growing protests

07-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Teenager Amos Yee Pang Sang is due to be sentenced today (July 6) against a backdrop of last-minute hopitalisation, a protest at Hong Lim Park and growing calls for the [...]
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