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13,000 new jobs projected in Singapore’s air and sea transport sectors by 2025

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal is about to become the first solar-powered ferry terminal in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region. In an announcement last week, operator [...]
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Singapore to get first solar-powered ferry terminal

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Eco-business.com | 6:00 AM

Sun meets sea at the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal whose operator, Singapore Cruise Centre, has signed an agreement to power the terminal with solar energy. Tanah Merah Ferry [...]
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EU, Singapore affirm commitment to free trade agreement

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Amidst a global climate of increasing calls for protectionism, Singapore and the European Union affirmed their commitment to the free trade agreement between the two parties [...]
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The Singapore and Abu Dhabi governments are working together to promote fintech

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced today that they’ve agreed to cooperate on projects designed to encourage the [...]
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AGC won’t appeal against sex offender Joshua Robinson’s four-year jail term

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFF | 6:00 AM

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) said on Wednesday (8 March) that it will not appeal against the four-year jail term of convicted sex offender Joshua Robinson who [...]
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Khaw Boon Wan sets higher target for train reliability, but expects ‘hitches’

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

While train reliability in Singapore is improving, it is “not yet where we want to be”, said Transport minister Khaw Boon Wan in Parliament on Wednesday (8 [...]
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Singapore Exchange Proposes Bringing Back Lunch Breaks, Widening Bid Sizes

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore Exchange Ltd, which runs the city’s stock market, is proposing to bring back a lunch break and boost minimum bid sizes as it seeks to boost trading. The [...]
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SGX mandates mainboard IPO firms to allot 5pct for small investors

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

It is aimed to facilitate greater retail participation. Singapore exchange announced that it will be mandating all mainboard IPO companies to allocate at least 5 percent of [...]
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Singapore anger at ‘too lenient’ child sex sentence

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

There is public anger in Singapore over what is seen as a too lenient sentence for a US child sex offender. US Mixed Martial Arts instructor Joshua Robinson, 39, was jailed [...]
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Public prosecutor decides not to appeal Joshua Robinson sentence

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The public prosecutor has decided not to appeal against the four-year jail sentence for the MMA instructor who had sex with two 15-year-old girls and filmed them, [...]
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Nifty trading volumes fall in Singapore

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Trading of India’s key equity derivative index Nifty has witnessed a fall in Singapore. Data from the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) showed that there was a 14 percent [...]
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Former sex trafficking victim recounts harrowing experience in Singapore

10-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFF | 6:00 AM

She had been told that there were job opportunities as a babysitter or cafe worker. So Lilis (not her real name), the breadwinner for her four siblings, jumped at the chance [...]
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AVA halts imports of poultry from parts of the US

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) has suspended shipment of chickens, eggs and other poultry products from parts of the United States, a day after [...]
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Singapore govt to bolster digital economy, plans to help low-income households get online

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Data science programmes and other digital business initiatives were some of the other plans discussed in parliament The Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) [...]
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Young couples in Singapore to get HDB homes faster

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Shorter waiting time for some Build-To-Order flats, unsold balance flats made available regularly and a sped-up resale transaction process are some initiatives by the [...]
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