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Singaporean scholarship student kicked out of Stanford over poisoning charges

10-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Ouyang will appear in a Palo Alto court on May 15. This will be her fifth court appearance since she was first hauled up last December. Stanford University has expelled [...]
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Singapore central bank may ease policy further to counter slowing growth

10-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s central bank could loosen monetary policy for a second time this year on Tuesday, but analysts are divided over the magnitude of any easing as authorities [...]
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Petition to rename Singapore’s Changi Airport after Lee Kuan Yew takes flight

10-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An online petition to rename Singapore’s Changi Airport to “Lee Kuan Yew International Airport” has been signed by more than 12,000 people and submitted to [...]
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3 in 10 Singapore employees plan to leave jobs this year: Survey

10-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Almost 30 per cent of employees working in Singapore said that they are considering leaving their jobs this year, according to survey results released on Wednesday by [...]
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Tan Chuan-Jin appointed as minister for social and family development: PMO

10-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Manpower minister Tan Chuan-Jin has been appointed as the new minister for social and family development, according to the prime minister’s office on Wednesday. Tan [...]
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Lee Kuan Yew District Stronghold Faces First Contest in 27 Years

09-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Lee Kuan Yew’s parliamentary seat, which takes in part of Singapore’s financial district and Orchard Road shopping belt, is set to be contested for the first time [...]
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Tribute segment for Lee Kuan Yew at SG50 National Day Parade

09-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

A tribute segment dedicated to the life and accomplishments of founding father Lee Kuan Yew will be added to this year’s National Day Parade on 9 August, Defence [...]
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UPDATE 1-Australia chases BHP, Rio Tinto on Singapore tax shelter – AFR

09-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia is pursuing global miners BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto for shifting billions of dollars in iron ore profits through marketing hubs in Singapore that pay almost no [...]
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Singtel buying US cyber security firm Trustwave for $810 million

09-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore Telecommunications, Southeast Asia’s largest telecommunications operator by revenue, is buying US-based cyber-security firm Trustwave for $810 million, [...]
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Filipino who made anti-Singaporean comments charged under Sedition Act

09-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

A Filipino who allegedly made anti-Singaporean comments on Facebook has been charged with sedition and giving false information during police investigations. Ed Mundsel Bello [...]
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15-year-old arrested for alleged loanshark harassment

09-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

A 15-year-old was arrested for suspected involvement in loanshark harassment. The teen allegedly set fire to the front door of a HDB unit at Woodlands Street 82, said a [...]
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Your Say: Singapore civil society is a work in progress

09-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Constance Singam is an author and civil society activist. In the last thirty years, Constance has led women’s organisations, co-founded civil society groups, been a [...]
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Student gets stern warning for posting fake announcement on Lee Kuan Yew’s death

08-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 11:05 PM

A male Singapore student below the age of 16 got a stern warning from the police for posting a fake death announcement on former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew on 18 March. [...]
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3D Lasers Will Help Guide Singapore’s Urban Bus Traffic Under Test Programme

08-Apr-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 11:05 PM

Within the next 12 months Singapore will become the testing ground for a traffic safety system that connects laser radar sensors to city buses that would warn drivers of [...]
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Singapore c.bank to issue semiannual policy statement on April 14

08-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:05 PM

Singapore’s central bank said on Tuesday that it will issue its semiannual monetary policy statement on April 14. The statement will be released at 8 a.m. (0000 GMT), [...]
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