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Singapore’s finance, accounting professionals say they are not prepared for future job demands: Survey

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s finance and accounting professionals say they are not prepared for future job demands amid disruptions in the economy and lack workplace support to develop [...]
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Genting Singapore markets debut Samurai bonds

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

Genting Singapore, the operator of the Resorts World casino resort, has begun marketing its maiden Samurai bonds. The yen-denominated bonds have three tranches. Pricing on a [...]
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Two victims of credit-for-sex scheme turned collaborators jailed

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

Two Singaporean men who were cheated in a credit-for-sex scheme later became accessory to a transnational syndicate by allowing their bank accounts to be used in transactions [...]
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Malaysia to impose S$8 entry charge on foreign-registered vehicles

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

Foreign-registered vehicles entering Malaysia will soon need to pay for a RM25 (S$8.07) vehicle entry permit (VEP), said Malaysia’s Transport minister Liow Tiong Lai on [...]
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Question remains as to why PM Lee ‘stayed silent’ during motion on EP: Tan Cheng Bock

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

In a response to Law minister K Shanmugam’s post accusing him of engaging in “elaborate charades”, former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock said on [...]
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Singapore developer bids for full control of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels

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

Singapore’s City Developments (CTDM.SI) (CDL) has made an offer to buy the remaining shares of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (MLC.L) (M&C) it does not own, in a [...]
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Singapore’s largest post office opens with ‘future-ready’ features

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

At the new general Post Office (GPO) at Paya Lebar, users can send registered mail 24 hours a day, without needing to rely on postal staff over the counter. It’s the [...]
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Singapore scientists reveal origins of durian’s pungent aroma

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

One of nature’s smelliest secrets may have been revealed, thanks to a dedicated team of durian-loving scientists in Singapore. Researchers have found an odour gene [...]
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Cash is pouring into Singapore’s biggest private venture fund

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

The Singaporean venture capital firm led by Finian Tan, who made his name investing early in Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, has completed its largest fundraising yet to [...]
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Elected presidency system can be refreshed in future: Chuan-Jin

10-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Even though provisions have been made to ensure that minorities are elected president from time to time, the elected presidency may need to be reviewed down the road, as [...]
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Tan Cheng Bock is engaging in ‘elaborate charades’: Shanmugam

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

Home Affairs and Law minister K. Shanmugam speaking at at the valedictory reference for retiring Judge of Appeal Chao Hick Tin on 27 September, 2017. PHOTO: Dhany Osman/Yahoo [...]
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Singapore debates dual nationalities, cites overseas Indian citizenship as option

10-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

The issue of whether Singapore should consider dual citizenship has been raised from time to time in discussions about the future of Singapore citizenship. Singapore has [...]
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North-South Line full service resumes after longest ever breakdown in SMRT’s history

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

Train services on the North-South Line (NSL) between Ang Mo Kio and Newton resumed at 1.52pm on Sunday (8 October), after services were disrupted for about 20 hours. It was [...]
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Shanmugam’s response to Sylvia Lim on reserved election has ‘apparent contradiction’: Tan Cheng Bock

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

Former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock has questioned the ‘apparent contradiction’ in Home Affairs and Law minister K. Shanmugam’s statements during a [...]
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Singapore’s first dementia-friendly kopitiam launched in Bishan

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

The next time you visit the Kim San Leng coffee shop in Bishan, do not be alarmed if you hear someone shout: “Uncle, kopi-o add chili!” Such an order may sound [...]
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