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BSI’s Singapore-based banker linked to 1MDB leaves the bank – spokeswoman | Reuters

14-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Firstpost | 6:00 AM

Singapore-based private banker, who handled Swiss private bank BSI’s relationship with embattled state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), has left the bank, an [...]
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Singapore is world’s most expensive city

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Singapore has been ranked the world’s most expensive city to live in, a survey released on Thursday showed. Hong Kong has moved up in the ranking to the second place [...]
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Strong property potential for northeast Singapore

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Property Guru | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s property prices will stabilise for both public and private housing, and the northeast region presents great potential for buyers. With the first quarter of [...]
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Driving a Tesla in Singapore incurs $11000 carbon tax

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Geek | 6:00 AM

Apparently in Singapore electric vehicles are tested to see how much electricity they use when charging and how it translates to travel. That usage is then converted to the [...]
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BSI’s Singapore-based banker linked to 1MDB leaves the bank: spokeswoman

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Singapore-based private banker, who handled Swiss private bank BSI’s relationship with embattled state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), has left the bank, [...]
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I’m running for president again: Tan Cheng Bock

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

It’s official: Tan Cheng Bock is making another bid to become president of Singapore. The 75-year-old medical doctor and former People’s Action Party (PAP) MP [...]
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3 men arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Aged between 22 and 29, the men were intercepted in the sea off Gedong on Thursday night, says the Singapore Police Force. Three men were arrested for unlawful entry in to [...]
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Thai navy chief visits Singapore on introductory visit

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The visit of Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy Na Arreenich underscores the close and long-standing defence relations between Singapore and Thailand, the Singapore [...]
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Singapore banker linked to 1MDB probe leaves BSI: Bank spokesperson

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Yak Yew Chee, who was a senior vice president at BSI Singapore, is facing a criminal probe in Singapore on money laundering charges linked to 1MDB. A Singapore-based private [...]
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Singapore Luxury Homes Most Affordable Among Global Peers: Chart

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s working population – 770.4 million people – is the largest in the world. But the middle class that dominates its consumer market still only accounts [...]
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Government should apologise to Dominique Lee’s family: SDP

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is calling for the government to apologise to the family of the late serviceman Dominique Sarron Lee. The government must also remove [...]
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Singapore ‘still world’s most expensive city’

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Singapore has again been judged as the world’s most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers. The Economist [...]
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Global platform for sustainable cities launched in Singapore

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Singapore is taking centre stage in fostering a global exchange of knowledge on sustainable urban planning and development. The inaugural meeting of the Global Platform for [...]
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Singapore and Egypt affirm significant progress in bilateral ties during DPM Teo’s visit

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister and Coordinating minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean has wrapped up a visit to Egypt that lasted from Monday (March 7) to Wednesday (March 9). [...]
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English most common home language in Singapore, bilingualism also up: government survey

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

English has become the language spoken most often at home in Singapore. But at the same time, more people are reading and writing in at least two languages, according to a [...]
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