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Singapore to review policy to isolate Zika suspects

06-Sep-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Ministry of Health is reviewing the practice of isolating potential Zika-infected patients, a senior official said on Sunday. The ministry is considering [...]
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Singapore private sector business picks up strongly in August on domestic demand, but export orders continue to fall

06-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The health of Singapore’s private sector economy improved in August, with both output and new orders rising further and at faster rates than in July, according to the [...]
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Singapore telcos halt sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 8:39 AM

Singapore telcos Singtel, StarHub and M1 have suspended sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. This comes following the South Korean tech giant’s announcement [...]
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Singapore Investor Protection Changes Headed for Parliament

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 8:39 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore intends to introduce legislative amendments aimed at boosting safeguards for wealthier investors by the fourth quarter. If passed by [...]
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Singapore firms eye growth opportunities in Chongqing

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 8:39 AM

Singapore firms are eyeing growth opportunities in Chongqing, one of the fastest-growing Chinese cities, which has seen almost 11 per cent growth in the first half of 2016. [...]
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Singapore’s manufacturing economy improves in August

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 8:39 AM

Local manufacturing activity remained in contraction in August for the 14th straight month, although the performance was better compared with July. The latest Purchasing [...]
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Factory activity in Singapore shrinks for 14th straight month

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 8:39 AM

The beleaguered manufacturing sector contracted for the 14th straight month in August as the global outlook remained weak. The pace of contraction was slower than in July, [...]
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Former PNG PM Somare named as recipient in Singapore money laundering case

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | ABC.net | 8:39 AM

A Singapore court has named Papua New Guinea’s former prime minister and founding father Sir Michael Somare as the recipient of more than $1 million from a couple who [...]
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PM Lee, President Xi pleased with ‘good progress’ of Chongqing project

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Today Online | 8:39 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and Chinese President Xi Jinping lauded the “good progress” of the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative (CCI) when they met on the [...]
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Singapore amendments to boost safeguards for wealthier investors headed for Parliament

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 8:39 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore intends to introduce legislative amendments aimed at boosting safeguards for wealthier investors for a first parliamentary reading by the [...]
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Singapore in battle mode against Zika after infections rise

Singapore in battle mode against Zika after infections rise

05-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 7:50 AM

Singaporeis encouraging residents to use insect repellent, clear blockages in drains and wear long-sleeved clothing to protect themselves from mosquitoes after the number of [...]
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Singapore Sale of Rare Marina Bay Land Set to Fetch Bumper Price

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The first sale of land in Singapore’s Marina Bay in nine years is set to fetch a bumper price as developers jockey for a piece of the sought-after financial district. [...]
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Why is Zika spreading so quickly in Singapore?

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Zika virus is on a rampage in Singapore, with 151 locally-transmitted cases – including two pregnant woman – confirmed Thursday by the country’s [...]
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S’pore to work with Chongqing to boost logistics, transport

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore is working with Chongqing to open up new routes for the transportation of goods from the south-western Chinese city to China’s coast and beyond, as part of a [...]
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Duo in Singapore jailed for international money laundering plot

03-Sep-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

An American man and Singaporean woman were sentenced to 70 and 60 months in jail respectively on Thursday (Sep 1) for their roles in an international money laundering plot in [...]
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