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Singapore to Let Banks Invest in Digital Platforms, E-Commerce

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore regulators have proposed rules that will make it easier for banks to conduct or invest in non-financial businesses such as e-commerce and digital-payment platforms, [...]
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PwC Singapore Boosts Legal Team

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Finews | 6:00 AM

PwC expanded its legal capabilities in Asia establishing PwC Legal International in Singapore last year. The firm has now added two partners from rival firms. Finance and [...]
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Allegations from my siblings ‘mostly inaccurate’: PM Lee

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (Jun 27) said the allegations that his siblings continue to make about him are “mostly inaccurate”. In response to media [...]
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang accepts invitation to make official visit to Singapore

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has accepted an invitation from prime minister Lee Hsien Loong to make an official visit to Singapore, according to a statement from the Singapore [...]
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Harassment of pro- and anti-LGBT activists unacceptable: Shanmugam

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The harassment of either LGBT activists or anti-LGBT activists is not acceptable, said Home Affairs and Law minister K Shanmugam on Tuesday (Jun 27), ahead of this [...]
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Government ‘not bent on retaining’ Oxley Road house: DPM Teo Chee Hean

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s deputy prime minister Teo Chee Hean said Tuesday (27 June) that Lee Hsien Yang has “a misconception” that the ministerial Committee set up to [...]
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Expect ‘some delay’ as checks on North-South Line signalling system continue

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Full day weekday trials of the new signalling system on the North-South Line (NSL) will continue, said a joint statement by SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on [...]
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$1.2b in GST vouchers, Medisave top-ups for 1.57m Singaporeans

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

About 1.57 million Singaporeans will get $1.2 billion in GST vouchers and Medisave top-ups, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday (27 June). A total of 1.37 million [...]
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Singapore to permit banks to enter non-financial e-commerce

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore will streamline regulatory requirements for banks seeking to conduct or invest in non-financial businesses and also allow them to operate non-financial e-commerce [...]
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Singapore leaders send condolences over deadly China landslide

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and prime minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang respectively to convey their condolences [...]
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New president of Singapore Rugby Union undecided over head of association’s commercial arm

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

It was set up two years ago as the commercial and events arm of the Singapore Rugby Union (SRU), and its main purpose is to help the national sports association achieve [...]
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$1.2b in GST vouchers, Medisave top-ups for 1.57m Singaporeans

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

About 1.57 million Singaporeans will get $1.2 billion in GST vouchers and Medisave top-ups, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday (27 June). A total of 1.37 million [...]
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Lee Hsien Loong ‘rejected’ offer of Oxley Road memorial garden: Lee Hsien Yang

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

In the latest development in the Lee family feud, Lee Hsien Yang said that he and his sister Wei Ling had offered an alternative use for the Oxley Road site after it was [...]
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Singapore State Fund Said to Confront Complaints in Sale of GLP

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The litany of complaints about the biggest Asian buyout deal became so bad that Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund decided to act. A bidding process for Global Logistic [...]
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Russia’s Rosneft to Open Trading Office in Singapore-Paper

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Russia’s Rosneft aims to become the world’s third largest gas producer and as cost-effective as Saudi Aramco, the chief executive of the world’s top listed [...]
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