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Singapore may fall into a technical recession: What that means for Singaporeans

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

On November 18, The Straits Times reported that exports in Singapore had been disappointing in October 2016, with non-oil domestic exports sinking 12 per cent versus [...]
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Singapore household wealth up despite slowing economy

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Total household wealth in Singapore grew 2.9 per cent this year to $1.1 trillion (S$1.56 trillion) despite the slowing economy, a new study released yesterday has found. The [...]
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Ex-BSI banker trial: Yeo Jiawei amassed S$23.9m in just 15 months after leaving BSI, say prosecutors

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei’s net worth escalated from S$2 million to nearly S$26 million in just 15 months after he left the Swiss private bank in Singapore, the [...]
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Why Singapore’s Economy Isn’t As Bad As You Think It Is

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Guest Post | 6:00 AM

Speaking at a dialogue session at the U Future Leaders Summit, NTUC Secretary-General Chan Chun Sing candidly mentioned that he has heard people raise concerns the last few [...]
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Singapore October headline CPI falls 0.1pct year-on-year, down for 24th month

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s headline consumer price index fell in October from a year earlier, dragged down by lower costs of accommodation, data showed on Wednesday. The all-items [...]
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Singapore working to avoid deep social divides: PM Lee

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

It is developing a sense of identity among people and helping the less well-off Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singapore must avoid the deep social divides laid bare by [...]
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Singapore’s wealth fund chooses new boss to navigate weaker growth

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

One of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds has chosen a new chief executive as it braces for a decade of lower earnings. GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of [...]
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Singapore’s GIC Appoints Lim Chow Kiat CEO

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte has appointed 23-year veteran Lim Chow Kiat as chief executive officer amid expectations feeble global growth will dampen [...]
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Singapore government to assist workers if needed

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Hrmasia | 6:00 AM

The government is watching the economy closely, said Singapore’s labour chief Chan Chun Sing. He said the government has already “gone in to help groups of [...]
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PAP optimistic about Singapore’s future amid global challenges and uncertainties

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The People’s Action Party (PAP) is optimistic about the future of Singapore, even as global challenges and uncertainties have become more acute and dynamic, said the [...]
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Singapore’s Patsnap that provides IP analytics and visualisation tools to NASA raises Series C

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Its platform can comprehend the entire R&D life-cycle of a tech company’s intangible assets – from idea generation and research – through product [...]
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$100 Billion Chinese-Made City Near Singapore ‘Scares the Hell Out of Everybody’

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The landscaped lawns and flowering shrubs of Country Garden Holdings Co.’s huge property showroom in southern Malaysia end abruptly at a small wire fence. Beyond, a [...]
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Julius Baer Hires Private Bankers From BSI in Singapore

23-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Swiss private bank Julius Baer Group Ltd is pushing ahead with a recruitment drive in Asia, hiring close to 20 Singapore-based bankers from BSI SA, the wealth manager caught [...]
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Singapore’s next President: A look at potential contenders

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Amendments to the Constitution were passed on November 9, with Members of Parliament voting in favour of the government’s proposed changes to the Elected Presidency 77 [...]
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Chinese networks can play wider role: Chun Sing

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A social network that aims to foster closer global ties for Singapore has been set up by a club of new Singapore citizens, which has linked up with overseas Chinese [...]
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