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4 Singapore films to be screened in Mexico to promote cultural exchange

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

To offer a “glimpse into Singapore’s heartlands”, four films – 7 Letters, Ilo Ilo, 12 Storeys and 881 – will be screened in Mexico City over the [...]
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Singapore is turning off the internet in drastic plan to bolster cybersecurity

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | International Business Times | 6:00 AM

In an unprecedented move to bolster security and curb leaks, over 100,000 computers used by civil servants in Singapore are set to be disconnected from the internet. [...]
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Singapore PM defends government Internet blockage

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has defended the country’s controversial decision to cut off civil servants’ work computers from the Internet, [...]
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Singapore Aims to Prosecute Indonesian Polluters Under Haze Law

Singapore Aims to Prosecute Indonesian Polluters Under Haze Law

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore is prepared to prosecute any Indonesian companies found responsible for the fires that produced hazardous ash clouds last year, a minister said, standing his ground [...]
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Singapore’s GIC to buy stake in Irish telecoms group Eir

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, plans to buy a large minority stake in Irish telecoms group Eir, in a deal that is expected to value the former state monopoly [...]
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Samsung Pay sets launch date for Singapore, its fifth country

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Techcrunch | 6:00 AM

After months of pre-announcements, Samsung Pay has finally cemented a launch date for Singapore, its first market in Southeast Asia. The mobile payment service will debut [...]
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Singapore concerned US may be at ‘inflection point’: Vivian Balakrishnan

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Speaking at a forum on Thursday (Jun 9) during a three-day visit to Washington DC, Singapore’s Foreign Affairs minister urged the US not to lose sight of its global [...]
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Singapore tells foreign firms not to back gay rights rally

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore has warned Google, Facebook and Goldman Sachs not to interfere in the conservative city-state’s internal affairs after they and other multinational corporate [...]
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Internet curbs for public servants about finding the ‘right balance’: PM Lee Hsien Loong

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

The move to restrict Internet access on public servants’ computers was something the Singapore government had “put off for as long as possible”, said prime [...]
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Singapore tells foreign companies not to sponsor events that support LGBT

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | International Business Times | 6:00 AM

In a strongly worded statement, Singapore has warned foreign companies not to “fund, support or influence” events that advocate the lesbian, gay, bisexual and [...]
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Singapore is taking the internet away from all of its 140,000 public servants

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Quartz | 6:00 AM

Singaporean public servants are about to lose their internet privileges. The government will cut internet access on computers used by “all government agencies, [...]
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Six sexy new Mercedes models headed for Singapore

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CarBuyer Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore may not be a huge market for convertibles, but the country is about to get six new ones from Mercedes-Benz. Hot on the heels of the C-Class Coupe that rolled into [...]
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Singapore Loses to HK in Race for Most Competitive

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Hong Kong have been vying for years to hold the crown of most competitive place to do business. Now a clear winner is emerging: Hong Kong. While Hong Kong is [...]
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A Crowdfunded Party in Singapore

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Don’t let the city’s 1 percent interbank interest rates fool you. Money is tight in Singapore. Lenders are lifting credit standards for riskier borrowers. It [...]
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No need to emulate Singapore and block Internet access, says Ali Hamsa

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

There is no need to ban Internet usage among public servants during working hours to avoid leakages of government information and documents, said Chief Secretary to the [...]
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