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Singapore match-fixers planned to rig World Cup, says new book

17-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore authorities last year placed leaders of a global match-fixing ring operating from the city-state in indefinite detention after uncovering plans to rig the World [...]
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Singapore May home sales highest since June 2013

17-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The number of private homes sold by developers in Singapore in May was the highest monthly figure in almost a year, government data showed on Monday. Developers sold 1,470 [...]
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Bitcoin sector in Singapore announces creation of industry body

17-Jun-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore (ACCESS), an industry body representing the interests of the Bitcoin sector in Singapore, introduced [...]
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‘Malicious edits’ made to People’s Action Party Wikipedia page

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

The Wikipedia page for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) fell prey to “malicious edits” on Wednesday afternoon, triggering questions [...]
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Show these Pioneer Generation Package videos to your parents, grandparents

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Having trouble explaining the Pioneer Generation Package (PGP) and how it works to your parents or grandparents? These all-dialect clips may help. With the help of a local [...]
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Iskandar ‘complements, not competes with’ Singapore industries

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

The trade ministers of Singapore and Malaysia yesterday emphasized that the Iskandar development region in Johor will complement, rather than compete with, Singapore’s [...]
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Singapore May exports seen expanding, but monthly pace may slow

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports probably grew at a slower pace in May from April, a Reuters poll showed, indicating the economy has yet to fully gain from a [...]
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Singapore casino stops serving shark fin

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US-owned Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore has announced it will stop serving shark fin at its restaurants, the latest boycott of the contentious delicacy welcomed [...]
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Singapore still top foreign investor in Iskandar Malaysia with RM11 billion committed investments

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Astroawani | 6:00 AM

Singapore continues to be the top foreign investor in Iskandar Malaysia with committed investments of RM11 billion up to April this year. Iskandar Regional Development [...]
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Singapore netisens mourn death of ‘Cineleisure Auntie’

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Since Wednesday, Singapore netisens have been mourning the passing of an elderly woman usually spotted along Orchard Road – at a traffic light near Mandarin Gallery [...]
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Singapore retail sales fall 9pct in April over previous year

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Retailers in Singapore had a dismal April, with retail sales dropping 9 per cent over a year ago and 0.7 per cent over March. A large part of the decline was due to lower [...]
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Singapore’s retail, F&B sales dip slightly in April

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Retail sales fell by 0.7 per cent month-on-month on a seasonally-adjusted basis in April 2013, according to figures by the Department of Statistics on Friday (June 13). [...]
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Singapore boosts skyrise greening incentive

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

THE Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) will be doing more to encourage skyrise greenery in Singapore, said minister of National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, in his latest [...]
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Singapore Q1 jobless rate slightly up

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The overall seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Singapore rose from 1.8 per cent in December 2013 to 2.0 per cent in March 2014, says the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). In [...]
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Singapore’s Consul-General in HK rebuts SCMP report

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Republic’s Consul-General in Hong Kong, Jacky Foo, on Friday (June 13) rebutted the claims made in a South China Morning Post (SCMP) report on June 9 which said [...]
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