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Bank of Singapore appoints Bahren Shaari as new CEO

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Bank of Singapore, the private banking subsidiary of OCBC Bank, has appointed Bahren Shaari as its new chief executive officer (CEO) from February 1 next year. He replaces [...]
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S’pore ‘must get creative’ on housing, income inequality

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

HOUSING affordability and income inequality are two challenges facing Singapore’s economy in the next 50 years, businessperson Ho Kwon Ping said yesterday. In a lecture [...]
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Singapore firms eye the Philippine market

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A growing Philippine economy holds business opportunities for Singapore companies. According to trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, two areas are [...]
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CASE to seek injunction against Sim Lim retailer Mobile Air

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s consumer watchdog will be taking out an injunction against Sim Lim Square retailer Mobile Air to restrict it from engaging in unfair practices. [...]
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More lawsuits filed against OW Bunker’s Singapore units

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

A flurry of firms have filed lawsuits against the Singapore units of bankrupt Danish shipping fuel trader OW Bunker, with claims totalling more than S$5 million, and traders [...]
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Leaders of Singapore and India meet for the first time

Leaders of Singapore and India meet for the first time

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Wednesday (November 12), on the sidelines of the 25th Association of Southeast Asian [...]
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Singapore Event Puts Bitcoin on Mainstream Finance Agenda

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

Singapore played host last week to a digital currency-centered conference led by two of its leading financial organisations. At issue were cryptocurrencies’ place in [...]
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Singapore companies to tap into Asia’s oil and gas growth trends through OSEA

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 6:00 AM

The offshore market in the Asia Pacific is expected to see large gains in shallow water gas production, with shallow water drilling forecasted to grow 29 per cent over 2013 [...]
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Simulation exercise involving foreign workers dehumanising, say rights groups

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

A simulation of a dormitory riot involving the police, SCDF and foreign workers has been slammed by migrant workers’ rights groups as racist and demeaning. National [...]
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Singapore’s role in the yuan story

14-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Last month, the Singapore dollar became the latest currency to be allowed to trade directly with the Chinese yuan, joining an exclusive club of only eight other currencies [...]
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Genting Singapore reports 43pct drop in Q3 earnings

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Gaming group Genting Singapore has booked a 43 per cent drop in third-quarter earnings, compared to a year ago. Net profit came in at S$127.1 million, its lowest earnings in [...]
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Singapore dollar weakens against greenback

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore dollar has been sliding against the greenback in recent months, and is now trading near its lowest this year – at about S$1.29 to $1. Analysts said the [...]
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UPDATE 1-Singapore oil trader prepares lawsuit against ship fuel supplier OW Bunker

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A creditor of bankrupt OW Bunker is preparing a lawsuit in Singapore seeking to reclaim its money, court documents showed, as the fallout from the collapse of the [...]
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Singapore online retailer refutes claim that 900k customer accounts breached

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Online fashion retailer Zalora.sg has issued a statement to refute claims that its customers data have been leaked. The rebuke comes after online satirical group SMRT Ltd [...]
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StarHub mobile voice services down intermittently in various parts of Singapore

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Telco StarHub said on Wednesday that its mobile voice services are down intermittently in certain areas in eastern and western Singapore. But its mobile data services are not [...]
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