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Workfair Singapore seeks clarification on deportation of acquitted Indian nationals

26-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Civil society group Workfair Singapore has asked the Law Ministry to clarify why the Indian nationals who had their charges dropped for alleged rioting were eventually [...]
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Singapore developers build overseas as foreign firms splash out on land

26-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Themalaysianinsider | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s mid-tier property developers are laying the first stones of their overseas business as domestic sales plunge, land prices climb, and foreign rivals bet high [...]
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Singapore’s inflation rises to 2.6pct in November

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s inflation continued to pick up pace in November due to higher accommodation cost and increases in all other major categories. The consumer price index rose [...]
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Singapore’s R&D spending in 2012 falls slightly

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Shanghaidaily | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s gross expenditure on research and development by both the public and private sectors dipped 2.7 percent year-on-year to 7.2 billion Singapore dollars ( 5.7 [...]
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Singapore Regulators: We Will Not Interfere With Bitcoin

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

At a time when many central banks and regulators are issuing bitcoin warnings and taking steps to limit bitcoin-related trades, Singapore’s central bank has decided to [...]
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Four injured in escalator mishap near Orchard MRT

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two women and two girls were injured after an incident occurred at an underground escalator near Orchard MRT station on Monday evening. What happened exactly is unclear, but [...]
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Can this solve shoving, pushing at Singapore MRT stations?

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Imagine getting on and off a train that doesn’t even stop. Envision an elevated waiting platform, where passengers enter a standalone carriage. When the train arrives, [...]
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Singapore government Decides Not to Interfere With Bitcoin

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s central bank, has decided not to intervene on whether businesses can accept Bitcoin as a means of transacting [...]
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Singapore’s Vallianz sets up $633m Islamic bond programme

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Singapore-listed Vallianz Holdings Ltd said it plans to issue up to $500 million (S$633 million) in Islamic bonds to finance Shariah compliant investments, to replenish its [...]
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Mercedes-Benz beating BMW as best-selling brand in Singapore

25-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

AFTER three years of ceding the crown to arch-rival BMW, Mercedes-Benz looks set to emerge as this year’s best-selling car brand. Latest figures from the Land Transport [...]
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24-year-old NSman dies 10 days after stroke

24-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Operationally-Ready National Serviceman (ORNS), Corporal Heng Wei Sian died 10 days after suffering a stroke, the ministry of defence said in a [...]
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200 foreign workers including Indians warned in Singapore

200 foreign workers including Indians warned in Singapore

24-Dec-2013 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

Around 200 foreign workers, who were present at the scene of a riot in Singapore that broke out after an Indian worker was run over by a bus, were on Sunday formally warned [...]
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As Singapore gets richer, more people left behind

24-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

Every day, through eyes clouded by glaucoma, Peter witnesses the spending power generated by Singapore’s economic success, knowing he can only afford to look. The [...]
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Filipino professionals head to Singapore as tourists to seek jobs

24-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Ramz came to Singapore in March as a tourist but his itinerary did not include visiting the Merlion, Universal Studios or Orchard Road. Instead, the 29-year-old Filipino had [...]
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Singapore’s inflation rises to 2.6pct in November

24-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s inflation continued to pick up pace in November due to higher accommodation cost and increases in all other major categories. The consumer price index rose [...]
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