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PM Lee congratulates Turkish counterpart

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

PRIME minister Lee Hsien Loong has congratulated Turkish leader Ahmet Davutoglu on his appointment as the country’s new premier. In his letter to Davutoglu yesterday, [...]
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Longer races more popular at SAFRA Singapore Bay Run, Army Half Marathon

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

About 46,000 people were at the Marina Bay on Sunday (August 31) for the SAFRA Singapore Bay Run and Army Half Marathon. And this year, the longer races seemed to be the most [...]
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Singapore economy needs ‘talent’ at middle levels: Teo Ser Luck

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

More than 300 firms are waiting to hire ITE and polytechnic graduates, says minister of State (Trade and Industry) Teo Ser Luck. With a tight labour market, Singapore needs [...]
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Singapore travellers’ worst nightmare? Flight cancellations

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Of the vacation woes travellers here dread the most, flight cancellations come in tops, according to a Zuji study. As for pet peeves, finding out that the hotel is full or [...]
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Singapore banks held RMB254b in deposits at end of June

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Banks in Singapore held RMB254 billion (S$51.5 billion) worth of yuan deposits at the end of June, up from RMB220 billion at the end of March. This according to the latest [...]
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Singapore banks are well capitalised, says Fitch

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

The Republic’s banking system remains resilient as lenders here are well capitalised, while a robust regulatory framework and macro-prudential measures have helped [...]
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Singapore and the Sea of Discontent

01-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia is home to roughly 630 million people, who combined produce a GDP of around 2.4 trillion dollars. It is also a region beset with complicated territorial [...]
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Singapore varsities get Asia’s fastest fibre-optic network

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

File sharing and video streaming for 80,000 students and staff at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will now be quicker [...]
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Singapore’s GIC invests $104mil in Taiwanese music streaming firm

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore sovereign fund GIC said on Thursday it has invested $104 million in Taiwanese music streaming service provider KKBOX. The investment proceeds will be used to fund [...]
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Singapore’s regulatory framework for banks ‘remains strong’: Fitch

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Regulatory standards here are progressing apace with global best practices, and the local banks’ “disciplined” offshore expansion exercises mean the [...]
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New lifestyle hub at Singapore Land Tower in CBD

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The hip quotient in the Central Business District (CBD) is set to turn up a notch with the launch of four nightlife and dining concepts over the next three months. And the [...]
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Maybank Earnings Get Boost From Loan Growth in Singapore and Indonesia

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Lender Says it May Miss Return-on-Equity Target Malayan Banking 1155.KU +0.40 percent Bhd, Southeast Asia’s fourth-largest bank by assets, said Thursday its net profit [...]
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Hsien Loong pledges to strengthen ties with Malaysia – Bernama

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong repaid his Malaysian counterpart Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s hospitality when he hosted the latter in Singapore for one day on [...]
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Singapore Flyer bought by Straco Leisure for S$140m

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Flyer’s buyer says it is a “defining attraction” and represents an “exciting opportunity” for Straco Leisure to expand in the [...]
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Troubled Singapore observation wheel bought for $112 mn

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The financially troubled Singapore Flyer, one of the world’s tallest observation wheels, has been bought by a local firm for Sg$140 million ($112 million), more than a [...]
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