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This Bangladeshi migrant is stirring up Singapore’s poetry scene

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | PRI | 6:00 AM

These are the first lines of the title poem in an evocative collection of verse by Md Mukul Hossine, a Bangladeshi construction worker in Singapore: “Me migrant Live [...]
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Mahathir hits out at Singapore over 1MDB inaction

03-Aug-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s former prime minister says city state has failed to target key players in the affair Mahathir Mohamad has attacked Singapore’s handling of alleged [...]
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Reclaimed city off Singapore triggers ecology fears

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A planned multi billion-dollar new city near Singapore is attracting interest from investors with promises of luxury living but there are questions over its future owing to [...]
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Reclaimed JB city off Singapore triggers fears of ecology disaster

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

A planned multi billion-dollar new city near Singapore is attracting interest from investors with promises of luxury living but there are questions over its future owing to [...]
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PM Lee ‘saddened’ to hear of former president’s stroke

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

Prime Minster Lee Hsien Loong says he is “saddened” to learn about the former president’s grave condition. Singapore’s prime minister is in the US on [...]
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Swiber’s woes point to further pressures on Singapore banks: Moody’s

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The move by Singapore-listed offshore oil services company, Swiber Holdings, to apply for judicial management point to further asset quality challenges for Singapore banks [...]
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Hizb ut-Tahir member arrested in Singapore for propagating online extremism

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AIN | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Police has arrested a Hizb ut-Tahir member named Zulfikar Mohamad Shariff (44) for spreading radical Islamist ideology online and radicalising at least two [...]
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Former Singapore President SR Nathan suffers stroke – PM Office

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Former Singapore President SR Nathan has suffered a stroke and is in critical condition, the prime minister’s office said on Sunday. “Former President SR Nathan [...]
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Two Malaysians nabbed in Singapore drug busts

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Separate operations conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) this month led to the arrest of two Malaysians, the Channel NewsAsia reported. Quoting CNB, the news [...]
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Singapore detains man who ‘glorified’ IS

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore said Friday it has detained a 44-year-old Australia-based Singaporean who allegedly glorified the Islamic State group and backed the establishment of a caliphate in [...]
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55 people probed for alleged role in more than 150 online scams

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

A total of 27 men and 28 women are being investigated for their role in more than 150 online scams involving transactions exceeding $230,000. The police said in a statement [...]
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Plunging Oil Prices Create Bad-Loan Headache for Singapore Banks

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The plunge in oil prices is catching up with Singapore’s three largest banks. Last week, Swiber Holdings Ltd, a small Singapore company that provides construction [...]
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Former Singapore president SR Nathan in critical condition after stroke

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Nathan, a 92-year-old former senior civil servant, was the sixth and longest-serving president in Singapore Former Singapore president SR Nathan has suffered a stroke and is [...]
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In full: The Straits Times’ interview with US President Barack Obama

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In an e-mail interview with The Straits Times ahead of an official visit by prime minister Lee Hsien Loong – the first by a Singapore prime minister since 1985 – [...]
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Singapore detains man who ‘glorified’ IS

01-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Singapore said Friday it has detained a 44-year-old Australia-based Singaporean who allegedly glorified the Islamic State group and backed the establishment of a caliphate in [...]
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