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HK at breaking point, can ‘easily happen to S’pore if we are complacent’: Chan Chun Sing

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

With Hong Kong now at a “breaking point”, Trade and Industry minister Chan Chun Sing said on Monday (November 18) that “what has happened in Hong Kong can [...]
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Ant Financial may join race for Singapore virtual bank licences

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Services Group said it may apply for a virtual banking licence in Singapore, a move that would add a heavyweight contender to the [...]
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CPF interest rates to remain unchanged for first quarter of 2020

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

The interest rates that Central Provident Fund (CPF) members can earn on their various accounts will remain unchanged in the first quarter of 2020, according to a CPF Board [...]
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Singapore, Philippine travellers can now book rides in Japan, Middle East via Grab

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

Travellers from Singapore and the Philippines can now use Grab to book rides while vacationing in Japan and the Middle East, the ride-hailing company has announced. Grab [...]
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WWII bomb at Jiak Kim Street construction site disposed of, area reopened: Police

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

A World War II bomb, found at a construction site along Jiak Kim Street, was successfully disposed of, the police said in a Facebook post on Monday (November 18). Nearby [...]
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Economists see glimmer of hope amid gloom over Singapore exports

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Singapore may have seen a larger-than-expected drop in its latest non-oil domestic export (Nodx) figures, suggesting that the economy is not picking up strongly, but things [...]
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Singaporeans Bearish On Future Finances

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | ZUU online | 6:02 AM

Half of the Singaporeans need more investment funds to cover a half year of costs if they lose their employment and one out of five states they won’t last even for [...]
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Around 40 firefighters, 14 SCDF vehicles deployed to tackle ‘raging’ warehouse fire in Hougang

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

About 40 firefighters and 14 emergency vehicles were deployed to extinguish a “raging” fire at a storage warehouse in Hougang on Monday (18 November). At the [...]
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Singapore exports contract for eighth month, as US-China ‘trade war heat’ saps city state’s growth

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s trade woes continued in October, with exports falling for the eighth month in a row and imports also continuing to decline. Non-oil exports fell by 12.3 per [...]
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SGX lauded for targeted approach to market regulation, scoops Regulation Asia Exchange of the Year award for second straight year

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has been named “Exchange of the Year” in the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence for the second consecutive year. The award recognises [...]
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Refugee camp in Singapore: Local volunteers, Viet refugees yearn to reconnect

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

More than 30 years after she first met them around 1985, educator and entrepreneur Alvina Khoo, 56, often wonders what became of the Vietnamese children she taught at [...]
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Cruise ship docks in Singapore after hundreds of passengers and crew members fall ill

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A cruise ship on the way to Vietnam from Thailand docked in Singapore this week after 229 of its passengers and crew members fell ill, according to a joint statement issued [...]
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Hundreds of e-scooter food-delivery riders apply for trade-in grants on first day of sign-ups

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of eligible food-delivery riders have applied for e-scooter trade-in grants within the first few hours after applications opened on Friday (November 15), [...]
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S$7m trade-in grant set up to help food-delivery e-scooter riders switch to other devices: LTA

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Amid a huge outcry among retailers and food-delivery riders, the government has announced measures to help some 7,000 affected individuals defray the cost of switching to [...]
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Singapore is most beautiful city in Asia, 11th most beautiful in the world

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Singapore was recently named the 11th most beautiful city in the world, in a list of 50 cities compiled by Canada-based online travel agency Flight Network. Topping the list [...]
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