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Singapore’s Central Bank Plans to Regulate Bitcoin Payments

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

The minister for the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the nation’s central banking authority, has said the institution is working to create a regulatory framework [...]
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Singapore’s Free Trade Success Story

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Cato | 6:00 AM

Viewers of Anthony Bourdain’s CNN series Parts Unknown last weekend were treated to the raconteur’s visit to the city-state of Singapore. Along with [...]
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Fuel prices in India twice that of Singapore benchmark: Moody’s

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Thehindu | 6:00 AM

A cut of up to ?2.5 per litre in petrol and diesel prices notwithstanding, auto fuel rates in India are about twice the Singapore benchmark, with taxes accounting for nearly [...]
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Singapore Central Bank Reveals Blockchain Breakthrough in Interbank Payments

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Cryptocoinsnews | 6:00 AM

A consortium led by Singapore’s central bank has successfully developed three new blockchain prototypes for interbank payments and settlements. In an announcement, the [...]
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Singapore Airlines plans wide-ranging cost cuts to offset stiff competition

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines Ltd is pursuing more than 50 cost-cutting initiatives including reducing fuel burn and reviewing its relationship with key suppliers as part of a [...]
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Taiwan’s Beleaguered Foreign Relations Find Stable Support in Singapore

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s apparent decision this week to sustain a more than 40-year-old military training programme with Taiwan, despite pressure from China, is giving [...]
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4 Singaporean men get suspended jail terms in Taiwan for sexually assaulting 2 women

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Four Singaporean men have been given suspended jail terms by a Taiwan court for sexually assaulting two women in Taipei last December, Taiwanese media reported on Friday [...]
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250 companies adopt new standard on flexi-work arrangements

09-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Singapore workers will be offered more flexi-work options, like choosing when to start and finish work, under a new scheme launched on Friday (October 6). While voluntary, [...]
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Singapore billionaire Peter Lim files police reports over online scams linked to him

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singaporean billionaire and Valencia football club owner Peter Lim has lodged two police reports over online scams using his name and photos. Several Facebook accounts have [...]
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Singapore military training exercises in Taiwan will continue: report

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore has reportedly assured Taiwan that a decades-long military agreement between both sides will remain, according to a South China Morning Post (SCMP) report. [...]
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Singapore’s bill proves KL-Singapore high speed rail project on scheduleJohor exco

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The High Speed Rail (HSR) to link Malaysia and Singapore is on track after Singapore’s parliament introduced a bill yesterday to support the mega project. Johor Public [...]
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Singapore’s MAS May Tighten Policy, Pimco Says

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

There’s a chance the Monetary Authority of Singapore may surprise financial markets by tightening its policy stance this month, according to Pacific Investment [...]
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Singapore and Thailand mull digital payments alliance

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Banking Tech | 6:00 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank of Thailand are in discussions about connecting their national digital payment systems as officials step up efforts to [...]
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Singapore’s MAS May Tighten Policy, Pimco Says

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

There’s a chance the Monetary Authority of Singapore may surprise financial markets by tightening its policy stance this month, according to Pacific Investment [...]
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Singapore Is Monitoring Bitcoin, Ether & ICOs, Says Dep. prime minister

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Cryptocoinsnews | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s deputy prime minister has revealed the central bank is keeping an eye on developments in cryptocurrencies and ICO fundraising, with a regulatory framework [...]
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