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Singapore Kitten Rescued from Narrow Ledge of Tall Building

08-Oct-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Animal rescue officers in Singapore successfully rescued a kitten that had crawled onto a the narrow ledge of a 12-story building. Officers were called to the scene Monday [...]
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Singapore’s contributions to India have benefits back home: PM Lee

08-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s contributions to India’s skills development are important for building bilateral ties, but there are also indirect benefits for Singaporeans back [...]
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Despite small size, Singapore can play big role in food production: Khaw

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Republic has the potential to be a “living lab” for new food production technologies, said minister for Transport and Coordinating minister for Infrastructure [...]
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Singapore aquarium diver killed in stingray attack

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean diver has died after being struck on the chest by stingray in a closed underwater attraction in the city-state, the aquarium’s owners said on Wednesday. [...]
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Singapore fund managers’ assets hit S$2.6 trillion in 2015 – survey

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fund managers in Singapore saw a 9 percent increase in assets under management to S$2.6 trillion ($1.90 trillion) in 2015, buoyed by growth in the alternative asset sector, [...]
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Novartis to shift Singapore research facility

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis is moving a key research facility out of Singapore. The Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD) will be moving to Emeryville, [...]
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Religious groups in Singapore ramp up security measures

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Religious organisations are reviewing safety and security in places of worship islandwide, in the wake of a national initiative to better prepare Singapore residents for a [...]
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India needs to remove bottlenecks: Singapore PM

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

In exclusive interview to The Hindu, Singapore prime minister Lee Hsein Loong talks about the business environment in India India is not as open for business as investors [...]
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Abodes of Singapore’s military history

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

From places of worship to educational institutions and the former residences of prominent figures, 72 buildings have been gazetted as national monuments. Each is a yarn woven [...]
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Nursing home staff in Singapore overworked and underpaid: Study

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Nursing home staff are overworked and underpaid, with workers in some cases taking care of up to 30 residents per night, revealed a study by the Lien Foundation and the Khoo [...]
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International Civil Aviation Organisation council seat key for Singapore

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The elections were closely watched as their outcome could affect Singapore’s hold over the airspace it currently manages, which enables it to ensure its airport runs [...]
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Exclusive: McDonald’s set to sell Singapore, Malaysian franchise to Saudi company – sources

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) is nearing a deal to sell 20-year franchise rights for its Singapore and Malaysia outlets to Saudi Arabia’s Reza group, in a transaction [...]
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Singapore jails teenager YouTube blogger for ‘insulting Christians and Muslims’ with videos

Singapore jails teenager YouTube blogger for ‘insulting Christians and Muslims’ with videos

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

A teenage boy has been jailed in Singapore for “wounding the feelings of Muslims and Christians” in a series of YouTube videos, sparking condemnation from the [...]
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Singapore’s Hedge Fund Assets Rise at Slowest in Three Years

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s hedge fund assets grew at the slowest pace in three years in 2015 as returns shrank and investors redeemed money. Assets under management by Singapore hedge [...]
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Surprise: Singapore banks almost unscathed from Indonesia’s tax amnesty

06-Oct-2016 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

Singapore banks almost unscathed from Indonesia’s tax amnesty First phase repatriation only accounts for 1-2 percent of banks’ assets. Some market players had [...]
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