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Haze over Riau could hit Singapore soon, says Indonesia official

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The haze over Riau could hit Singapore soon as wind speeds change, the head of the local weather station said on Friday. “Wind movement that was previously from the [...]
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ZALORA Singapore launches first pop-up event over this weekend

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Are pop-up stores the new popular? Rocket Internet-backed ZALORA is organising its first pop-up weekend in Singapore This February 27 to March 2, shopaholics in Singapore can [...]
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Bitcoin ATMs open in Singapore

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Singapore is now home to two of Asia’s first bitcoin ATMs, which will allow users to feed in Singapore dollars and buy the virtual currency. One made-in-Singapore ATM [...]
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American CEO of Singapore Startup First Meta Dies

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Jounal | 6:00 AM

Autumn Radtke, the American chief executive of Singapore-based virtual currency company First Meta, has died according to Douglas Abrams, the company’s director and [...]
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Former NUS law don Tey Tsun Hang acquitted of corruption charges on appeal

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Former National University of Singapore law professor Tey Tsun Hang, who was previously convicted in a sex-for-grades scandal, was on Friday morning acquitted of all his [...]
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Singapore needs to upgrade tourism industry: PM Lee

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singapore needs to upgrade the tourism industry to continually refresh its attractions and events, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday at the official opening of [...]
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Singapore mobile users must be given access to OTT services

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

Mobile consumers in Singapore must be given access to Web content and apps, and Internet service providers (ISPs) should not create barriers to block such access. [...]
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Daily Briefing: SingTel draws flak for network usage proposal; PAP town councils to hike service, conservancy charges

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Singapore Business | 6:00 AM

And here are series of events lined up at Sports Hub. SingTel’s call on regulators to give telco carriers the right to charge WhatsApp and Skype for using their [...]
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Low-key start for Singapore’s glittering new stadium

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s state-of-the-art new National Stadium will host international football and an Asia-Pacific Super rugby team after it opens as part of the billion-dollar [...]
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Singapore vs Malaysia set to inaugurate the new Sports Hub

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | GOAL | 6:00 AM

Malaysia will be the first side to officially test the newly constructed Sports Hub in Singapore, with a classic Causeway Derby set to commemorate the brand new [...]
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Eight PAP town councils to raise service and conservancy charges from 1 April

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Service and conservancy (S&CC) charges will be going up at eight People’s Action Party (PAP)-led town councils from 1 April onwards. The hike, which will take place [...]
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Proposed anti-harassment law to clamp down on cyber bullying in Singapore

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

A proposed anti-harassment law to be tabled in Parliament next week will criminalise harassment, both in the physical as well as online world. It will also provide a wider [...]
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SingTel draws flak for proposal to charge challengers WhatsApp, Skype for network usage

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

SingTel’s call on regulators to give telco carriers the right to charge WhatsApp and Skype for using their networks has not gone down too well with Singaporeans. [...]
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How do Singapore’s poor families get by?

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Nurhaida Binte Jantan is making dinner. She is roasting otah-otah, a Malay dish of fish paste wrapped in banana leaves, over a portable stove. She is a 29-year-old unemployed [...]
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Bitcoin ATM Opens in Singapore Amid Probe Into Tokyo’s Mt. Gox

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Tembusu Terminals Pte set up what may be Singapore’s first automated tele-exchange machine for buying Bitcoins days after a Tokyo exchange for the virtual currency was [...]
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