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Singaporean retailers seize opportunity from lower rents, spending revival to launch HK operations

13-May-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A clutch of Singaporean retailers are set to launch operations in Hong Kong, taking advantage of rents which have tumbled by as much as 80 per cent from their peak and a [...] » More

Putting dreams on hold: Young Singaporean relocates to JB to care for grandparents as COVID-19 shuts border

13-May-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

This Hari Raya will be a quiet one for Iman Nurhannah Mohamed Fariq and her grandparents, who are apart from the rest of their family due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. For [...] » More

10 community cases out of 16 new COVID infections in Singapore

13-May-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (12 May) confirmed 16 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total case count to 61,419. Ten of them are local [...] » More

Jail for man who kept failing to pay for wellness services

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

A man who went for massage, beauty and hairdressing services but was unable to pay for them was jailed on Tuesday (11 May). This was not the first time Raymond Kang Han Tiong [...] » More

Singapore warns on COVID-19 vaccine supplies as it expands programme

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Singapore still expects to complete its COVID-19 inoculation programme by the end of the year, the health minister said on Tuesday, though the city-state is also looking to [...] » More

Singapore arrests couple in Taiwan baby-dumping case

13-May-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

A Singaporean couple have been arrested over the death of a newborn baby found dumped in the trash in Taiwan two years ago, police in the city-state said. Taiwan had placed a [...] » More

S$320 million in contracts awarded for works on Johor Bahru-Singapore RTS Link

13-May-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Nine contracts worth about RM1 billion (S$320 million) were recently awarded for systems works on the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link, said operator RTS [...] » More

Singapore researchers control Venus flytraps using smartphones

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Researchers in Singapore have found a way of controlling a Venus flytrap using electric signals from a smartphone, an innovation they hope will have a range of uses from [...] » More

Editorial independence of SPH is a ‘given’: SPH Media chair Khaw Boon Wan

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The editorial independence of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) journalists is a “given”, said Khaw Boon Wan, chair-designate of SPH Media, on Wednesday (12 May). [...] » More

Great Singapore Sale teams up with Lazada; says move is ‘timely’ amid return to Phase 2 restrictions

13-May-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

The Great Singapore Sale (GSS) will team up with online shopping platform Lazada this year a move that its organisers said is “timely” amid the country’s [...] » More

There were 16 new coronavirus cases, including 10 in the community, reported on Wednesday (May 12).

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 5:02 AM

Seven of the community cases are linked to the Changi Airport cluster, taking the total number of cases in the cluster to 25. Another two community cases are linked to [...] » More

Singapore Red Cross raises more than S$3.2 million in donations to help India fight COVID-19

13-May-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

The Singapore Red Cross has received more than S$3.2 million in donations from organisations and individuals since the launch of its India COVID-19 public appeal two weeks [...] » More

WEF still proceeding with Singapore meeting even as virus spikes

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

The World Economic Forum plans to go ahead with its annual meeting in Singapore this August despite a jump in coronavirus cases that prompted the Asian city-state to reimpose [...] » More

Beefing up newsrooms, improving user experience top priorities amid SPH restructuring: Khaw Boon Wan

13-May-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Ensuring a smooth transition amid the restructuring, beefing up newsrooms and improving user experience for Singapore Press Holding’s (SPH) media products are among the [...] » More

Parliament: Shanmugam challenges PSP’s Leong Mun Wai to debate CECA

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Law and Home Affairs minister K Shanmugam has challenged the Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Leong Mun Wai to debate the India [...] » More