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UN report claims Singapore firms illegally sent luxury goods to N Korea

14-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A leaked draft of a United Nations report claims that two Singapore companies have violated UN sanctions by supplying luxury goods to North Korea, the BBC reported on Tuesday [...]
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Singapore best performing ‘smart city’ globally: Study

14-Mar-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore was ranked the top performer in a global smart city ranking by Juniper Research. The Global Smart City Performance Index 2017 released on Monday (March 12) modelled [...]
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New Zealand evaluating proposal for Singapore F-15 jets to train at Ohakea Air Force Base

14-Mar-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

New Zealand will continue to evaluate the proposal for Singapore’s F-15 jets to train at Ohakea Air Force Base, Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said in a [...]
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Singapore, Bangladesh ink deals to boost economic relations

14-Mar-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh and Singapore signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) at the inaugural Bangladesh-Singapore Business Forum on Tuesday (March 13). One of them will see [...]
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Majestic Princess homeports in Taiwan

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Press Release | 12:48 PM

Princess Cruises has announced Majestic Princess’ homeporting season in Taiwan, following two sold-out 14-day Grand Asia voyages between Shanghai and Singapore. Majestic [...]
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Singapore’s high-yield rental properties have these 3 things in common

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | EdgeProp | 6:00 AM

Before you proceed to snap up the first condo you come across, know that your investment is infinitely better made when you’ve done diligent research. Because when all [...]
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Government sought AGC’s advice regarding Sylvia Lim’s Parliament statements: report

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Singapore government had sought legal advice from the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) on whether Workers’ Party chair (MP) Sylvia Lim’s statements in [...]
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‘Worrying times’ ahead for Singapore with US trade tariffs: ESM Goh

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The US is like a “heavyweight sumo wrestler brow-beating wrestlers of lighter weight”, the Emeritus Senior minister wrote in a Facebook post. k Tong speaking at a [...]
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The most ambitious country in the world?

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

I’d only been in Singapore a few months when I had my first experience of kiasuism. It was a Saturday afternoon and after a couple of hours exploring the shopping area [...]
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Perennial to buy Pontiac unit’s stake in Capitol Singapore for S$129.6m in cash

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

PERENNIAL Real Estate Holdings is buying Pontiac Land affiliate Chesham Properties’ 50 per centstake in Capitol Singapore for S$528 million, of which Perennial will pay [...]
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Multi-functional training for Citibank Singapore staff

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

About 1,600 consumer banking employees from Citibank Singapore are undergoing training in areas, such as customer journey design and cyber security, which have become [...]
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Singapore joins Apec cross-border privacy rules for data controllers and processors

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Opengovasia | 6:00 AM

PDPC is developing a certification scheme, which would incorporate CBPR and PRP standards. Once the scheme is in place, certified organisations will be able to exchange [...]
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Singapore inks new TPP trade pact with 10 other countries: 5 things to know about the CPTPP

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The revived version of the TPP will reduce tariffs in 11 economies that together account for more than 13 per cent of the world’s GDP. Here’s what it’s all [...]
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What Did the Asean Defense Chiefs Meeting in Singapore Achieve?

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A closer look at some of the key developments and initiatives discussed. On March 8, Singapore held this year’s iteration of the meeting of Asean defense chiefs. Though [...]
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Singapore corporates churn out mixed bag of results

10-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

The clear out-performers were the cyclical sectors, chiefly technology and electronics; the telcos, shipyards and plantations fared less well THERE were some shockers that [...]
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