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Unhappy with sex services? Don’t call us, Singapore says

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A foreign minister clearly frustrated with some of his own countrymen has taken to Facebook to expose some of the stranger requests received by consular staff. “Can the [...]
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Wilson Raj ‘still in Finnish police custody’: Singapore Police Force

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Thursday refuted news reports that convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal had been released from police custody in Finland. This is [...]
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Thursday #sgroundup: Istana website hacker fined S$8,000 for unauthorised access to server

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

The man behind the defacement of the Istana website at the height of Singapore’s “Anonymous” crisis was on Thursday fined S$8,000 for his act. Businessman [...]
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Bitcoin Bullion Dealers Seek Asian Market Entrance in Singapore

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Coin Desk | 6:00 AM

Singapore is the perfect place to sell and store precious metals thanks to its stable government and friendly tax environment, says the co-founder of a new company trading [...]
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Singapore’s Shanmugam reveals weird consular requests

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans have asked for diplomatic help to get a refund on illegal sexual services and to complain about fried chicken, a minister has revealed. Foreign minister K [...]
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Singapore reveals quirky consular requests

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

Singapore on Thursday urged its globetrotting citizens to avoid misusing consular services abroad, revealing “odd requests” including one man who demanded help to [...]
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Mother and daughter found dead at Ang Mo Kio block

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

The body of a 75-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds was found at Block 105, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 and the body of a 51-year-old female was found at the foot of the same [...]
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Activists urge Singapore casino resort to free dolphins

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

Singapore animal-rights activists on Wednesday repeated calls for a casino resort to release dolphins from a marine life park after four of them died in captivity. The [...]
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Over 1,500 SingPass accounts hacked: IDA

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

A total of 1,560 IDs and passwords of SingPass users have potentially been accessed without the user’s permission, said the Infocomm Development Authority in a media [...]
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SPCA calls on RWS to release remaining 23 dolphins

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

In the wake of the death of another Marine Life Park dolphin, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA Singapore) on Wednesday (June 4) called on Resorts [...]
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Piyush Gupta Demands A Shift to Digital Banking In Singapore

06-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

DBS Bank may not be a technology company, but the Singapore mainstay aims to behave like one in order to transition into digital banking. Late last year the bank launched a [...]
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Flight check: Auckland to Denpasar on Singapore Airlines

06-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Nzherald | 6:00 AM

The plane: 777-300. Class: Economy, but no complaints as the service takes your mind off the lack of leg room. Price: We booked at the very last minute so it was just more [...]
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Art, food and forums part of year-long celebrations for Singapore’s 50th birthday bash

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

It’s going to be one massive year-long birthday bash, and everyone’s invited. From eating parties, museum and art gallery openings to regional sporting events, a [...]
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Cut-Price Luxury Homes Fuel Singapore Tri-Nation Sprawl

05-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Darren Chin gave up a 15-minute train journey to his office in Singapore for a two-hour drive with a stop at passport control. The reason: By commuting from Malaysia, he can [...]
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AGC warns City Harvest pastor over contemptuous tweets

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

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has issued warnings to a City Harvest Church pastor for two tweets that were deemed to be contemptuous of Singapore’s [...]
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