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Twenty-four Vessels Deployed in Singapore Bunker Spill Cleanup

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Shipandbunker | 6:00 AM

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) says 24 vessels and 120 people have been deployed to contain and clean oil from Singapore waters after two ship collisions [...]
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Hotel transaction volumes in Singapore soared 415.6pct

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

Here are its two biggest sales. According to Savills, investment sales in Singapore and Japan increased, with transaction volumes surging 415.6 percent and 34.9 percent [...]
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Private vs. Public Housing in Singapore: What are the Main Differences?

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Theindependent | 6:00 AM

Welcome to the world’s most expensive housing market. If you want your own house in Singapore, then you are one bank loan away from rationing individual bee hoon [...]
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3 in 10 Singaporeans worry over failing to meet financial goals

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Reliance on government funds may not be enough. According to a new study by Nielsen, almost two-thirds of consumers in Singapore (65 percent) believe they will achieve all [...]
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Strong political solution needed to tackle race-religion tension, says Singapore daily

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Themalaysianinsider | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is in need of a strong government to lead the country following a string of attacks on Christian sites, Singapore’s The Straits Times reported today. The paper [...]
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Singapore to become a major hub in Asia for food and nutrition research

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | News-medical.net | 6:00 AM

The Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC) – a $20 million joint-venture by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and National University Health [...]
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NEA takes Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council to court over trade fair

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The National Environment Agency (NEA) is taking the opposition-run Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) to court because the council did not obtain a licence [...]
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CASE complaints hit all-time high in 2013

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The number of complaints to the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) hit a record 29,354 last year. This figure is a nearly 14 per cent increase from the number filed in [...]
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Train disruptions due to lapses by staff: SMRT

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Investigations into three MRT service disruptions that occurred earlier this month showed that two were caused by human error, SMRT said on Tuesday. In a statement, the [...]
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How To Trade Singapore’s Stock Market In This Panic

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s financial markets have been shaken in the past few weeks along with many other Asian and emerging markets. Interestingly, Singapore’s rout began just [...]
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Indonesian export ban leaves Singapore short of granite

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

A shortage of granite due to an Indonesian export ban has left several construction projects in Singapore in a rocky state. Contractors told The Straits Times that there have [...]
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COE quotas cut by 12.9 per cent in February

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It has begun. The Land Transport Authority has cut the number of Certificates of Entitlement (COE) available for the first bidding exercise in February, right when its latest [...]
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Singapore stocks close 0.68pct lower

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Shares in Singapore ended a half-day session 0.68 per cent weaker on Thursday, in line with regional bourses, following overnight losses on Wall Street. The Straits Times [...]
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Singapore’s factory bosses upbeat about first half of 2014

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

The manufacturing sector in Singapore expects a positive business situation in the first half of this year, on the back of improved global macroeconomic conditions, the [...]
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Singapore’s GIC and Macquarie invest in Australian student dorm developer

31-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and Australia’s Macquarie Capital said Wednesday they have formed a joint venture that bought a majority stake in an Australian [...]
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