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Singapore as a commercial court hub

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The judicial and legal community would be buoyed by the progress of the planned Singapore International Commercial Court, as legislative steps are taken to make SICC a [...]
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Singapore Condo Builders Brace as $19 Billion Due: Asean Credit

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s listed developers and real-estate investment trusts face their heaviest burden of near-term maturities on record just as home prices drop. The 80 property [...]
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Singapore GIC Selling London Bank of America Merrill Lynch Financial Centre

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Sovereign-wealth fund GIC Pte. Ltd has sold the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Financial Centre in London to Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund for GBP 582.5 million ($944.5 [...]
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Economic sense of a second Singapore

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Business Times | 6:00 AM

The concept of Singapore as a global city started much earlier than many of us realise. In 1972, Singapore’s first foreign minister, S. Rajaratnam, addressed the [...]
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Singapore will grow oil-related sectors sustainably: PM Lee

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The energy and chemicals industries will continue to play a key role in Singapore’s growth, but the Republic is conscious that these sectors are land-intensive and have [...]
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SE Asia authorities search for Vietnamese oil tanker amid hijack fears POSTED ONLINE

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Maritime authorities across Southeast Asia are scouring the seas for a Vietnamese oil tanker, which has not been heard from for six days and is now feared to have been taken [...]
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Energy, chemicals industry to play key role in Singapore’s growth: PM Lee

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

With Singapore’s developed petrochemical and specialty chemical ecosystem, prospects for the sector are good, Lee Hsien Loong says. The energy and chemicals industry [...]
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US FX Charges, Singapore Cash Rule, Sweden: Compliance

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US prosecutors are pressing to bring charges against a bank for currency-rate rigging by the end of the year, and actions against individuals will probably follow in 2015, [...]
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Singapore companies have the edge in Muslim tourism

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Sixty million yen (S$700,000) and six months: that’s what TFK Corporation recently spent on renovating a kitchen in Tokyo’s busy Narita airport and preparing it [...]
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Haze obscures view of ‘blood moon’ in Singapore leaving stargazers disappointed

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The straits Times | 6:00 AM

The haze took the colour out of the “blood moon” on Wednesday night leaving stargazers here a glimpse of only the regular eclipse. The total lunar eclipse which [...]
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Public warned over illegal sex drug found on sale in Singapore

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has warned members of the public not to take an illegal sex drug called “Amace for him” which has been found on sale in [...]
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Next Tycoons: Asok Kumar Hands His Son More Responsibility Over Singapore-Based Empire

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Singapore property magnate Asok Kumar Hiranandani is at the top of his game, presiding over 30 hotels, office buildings and shopping centers in the city-state alone, with [...]
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Vietnamese oil tanker Sunrise 689 disappears on voyage from Singapore

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese tanker carrying diesel has lost contact with its operator and may have been hijacked by pirates after leaving Singapore almost a week ago, officials said [...]
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More M&As in the pipeline for Singapore firms as Asean debt markets surge

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Singapore Business Review | 6:00 AM

Expect cross-border issuance to jump in 2015. Firms from Singapore and Malaysia initiated 69 percent of all cross-border acquisitions in the Asean between 2004 and 2014, [...]
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Vietnam oil tanker sailing home after being ‘pirated’ off Singapore

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Thanhnien News | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese tanker that vanished from radar last Friday upon leaving Singapore was pirated for diesel, according to its captain. A source from Vietnam Marine Search and [...]
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