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Singapore to Reduce Property Taxes for HDB Flats

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Asean Briefing | 6:00 AM

The Singaporean government has announced a range of property tax and other cost reductions for those living in Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats. Starting January 1, [...]
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Singapore sees 30pct on-year increase in total deals this year

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Singapore received a 30 per cent jump in transaction activity at a total value of $55.4 billion (S$69.3 billion) this year, compared to $42.5 billion last year. The Republic [...]
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DBS sees Singapore economy growing by 3.2pct next year

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The bank’s latest projection is down from its earlier forecast of 3.6 per cent, but slightly better than the expected 3 per cent growth for 2014. The Republic’s [...]
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Singapore economic growth likely ‘sub-par’ in 2014: DBS economist

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Economic growth is likely to have been subdued this year but could pick up slightly next year, a DBS economist has said. The economy is likely to have grown by about 3 per [...]
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Singapore Airlines now codeshares on EVA Air flights to six North American airports

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will now codeshare on flights to six airports in North America operated by Taiwanese airline EVA Air, in an expansion of their existing codeshare [...]
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What Singapore can learn from Sydney’s alcohol control laws

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The entertainment district of Kings Cross in Sydney used to pulsate with life on Friday and Saturday nights. But footfall to the area has decreased dramatically in recent [...]
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More Scottish firms looking to invest in Singapore

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Scottish exports to Singapore were worth S$500 million in 2013 – double what they were worth five years ago. More Scottish companies are increasingly seeing Singapore [...]
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Singapore’s anti-corruption policies can be benchmark for Ukraine: President Poroshenko

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko is in Singapore for a two-day working visit. He called on Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam and prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, with [...]
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Iconic Israeli Architect Designs Breathtaking Singapore Airport Terminal

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Algemeiner | 6:00 AM

The new 134-thousand sq.-mtr. facility will include shops, leisure and entertainment facilities, and will be located adjacent to the three existing terminals at the airport, [...]
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Singapore will do its part to combat climate change: Vivian Balakrishnan

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Today, close to 90 per cent of power in Singapore is produced by natural gas. There have also been moves to encourage the development of green buildings with energy saving [...]
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$100M China-Targeted Media Fund To Be Based In Singapore, Backed By Bona

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Deadline | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Media Festival today was the scene for the announcement of the latest China-focused media fund – and this one comes with a twist. Bona Film Group chair Yu [...]
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Singapore: Chinese Film Tycoon Yu Dong Co-Launches $100 Million Media Fund

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Hollywood Reporter | 6:00 AM

Chinese entertainment tycoon Yu Dong, founder and CEO of Bona Film Group, has partnered with private equity firm Tembusu Partners and Singaporean entrepreneur Calvin Cheng to [...]
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Wife of Singaporean held in Batam selling flat to pay for lawyers’ fees

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

The wife of a Singaporean man who has been detained in Batam for over 50 days has resorted to selling her flat in a last-ditch attempt to get her husband back. Mrs May Lim, [...]
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Singapore’s carbon intensity level decreases by 30 per cent

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, is in Lima, Peru from December 9-14 to attend a High-Level Segment of the United [...]
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PM Lee receives honorary Seoul citizenship

12-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Seoul are similar in many ways, with both densely populated cities embracing diversity and sharing similar challenges, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said on [...]
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