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Singapore MP sorry for ‘time-bombs’ comment on South Asian workers

11-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean MP who said crowds of South Asian workers were “walking time-bombs” who needed to be fenced off from residential areas in the city-state’s [...]
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Malay woman files police report over Tampines 1′s email gaffe

11-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo.com | 6:00 AM

The Malay woman who was upset by a “distasteful” email from Tampines 1 after she applied to rent a space from the mall has filed a police report over the [...]
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I should not have said ‘walking time-bombs’: Denise Phua

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

Member of Parliament for Jalan Besar Group Representation Constituency Denise Phua said she did not mean to undermine any specific group when she described high-density [...]
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Singapore Edges Ahead of HK as No. 3 Financial Centre

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

Singapore edged past Hong Kong as the world’s No. 3 financial centre, according to a survey by London-based research firm Z/Yen Group. The Southeast Asian city-state [...]
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Damage Extensive for Crippled US Littoral Ship in Singapore

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

The USS Fort Worth, the third Littoral Combat Ship deployed by the US Navy, suffered “extensive damage” during the botched maintenance procedure in January [...]
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Singapore sends wishes to Vietnam’s new leaders

11-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

President Tony Tan Keng Yam has written a letter to Vietnam’s new president, Tran Dai Quang, extending congratulations on his appointment. Prime minister Lee Hsien [...]
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What HK can learn from Singapore about self-reliance

11-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

The past two years have been a time of introspection for Hong Kong. Growing dissatisfaction has turned to cries of independence. Many disagree with more autonomy for Hong [...]
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Singapore must remain ‘firmly rooted’ in what has served it well: Heng Swee Keat

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

While the Republic re-imagines and reinvents itself for the future, it must not reinvent the wheel. Instead, the nation must remain “firmly rooted” in what has [...]
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Singapore can’t accept that ‘might is right’

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore does not take a position on territorial claims in the South China Sea but, as a small state, it has a vital interest in ensuring disputes are resolved peacefully, [...]
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No space for halal kitchens on Navy’s ships: Ng

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

“Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF) operational concerns must come first and individual needs sometimes must (be) subsumed under that,” said Defence minister Ng [...]
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New corruption cases in Singapore last year at all-time low

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

The number of fresh cases handled by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) last year fell to an all-time low of 132, dipping from 136 in 2014. This is despite a [...]
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Singapore firms have many benefits to reap from trade groupings

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Being part of larger trade groupings like the Asean Economic Community (AEC) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is beneficial to Singapore, minister for Trade and [...]
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Singapore, India have potential to do a lot more together: Tharman

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The deputy prime minister identified four areas for closer collaboration between the two countries: Productivity and finance, air connectivity, education and skills training [...]
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UK could learn from Singapore’s coordinated approach to industrial promotion

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

My first impression of Singapore during my trip here this week to meet alumni and industry leaders, was how well things worked. I was struck by thoughtfulness, by care and [...]
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Singapore property market takes another hit

09-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s industrial property sector is facing a surge in supply just as manufacturing and trade are slumping. Industrial property prices in the city-state fell at [...]
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