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Commentary: Here’s what Singapore’s human capital index in a world of disruption should look like

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The World Bank Human Capital Index released this week doesn’t quite gauge how ready our youths are facing a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world, says CEO [...]
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State of emergency in Tunisia: Singapore issues travel advisory

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has advised Singaporeans travelling to Tunisia to take all necessary precautions for their personal safety, following the extension of a [...]
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Undersea superhighway: A new 4,600km submarine cable linking Perth to Singapore

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Faster access to Facebook, Google and Netflix? A new 4,600km submarine cable linking Perth to Singapore that delivers a minimum capacity of 40 terabytes per second could make [...]
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US defence chief Mattis travelling to Vietnam and Singapore this week

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

United States Secretary of Defence James Mattis is departing on Monday (October 15) for a trip to Vietnam and Singapore, according to a press release issued by the US [...]
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Singapore inflation expectations slide to 2.88pct for year ahead: Survey

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans’ median inflation expectations for one year ahead fell further to 2.88 per cent from last quarter’s 3.11 per cent, according to a Singapore [...]
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Only top 5pct of Singapore earners can afford a landed property: study

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

Mortgage payments may cost up to $9,086 per month. With the skyrocketing prices of landed properties in Singapore, an average terrace house sold in H1 can only be afforded by [...]
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Will the services sector buoy Singapore’s GDP amidst manufacturing’s slumping growth?

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

The sector could dampen injuries brought by the rising trade tensions to manufacturing. The growth of Singapore’s gross domestic product (GDP) clocked in at 2.6 percent [...]
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Elderly Ferrari driver sentenced to 6 weeks’ jail and $4,500 fine for multiple offences

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A Ferrari driver who has been in and out of court in the past few years will serve a total of six weeks’ jail for multiple offences committed between 2014 and 2017. The [...]
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Tax agreement with Indonesia does not ‘indulge’ Singapore: finance ministry

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

It is untrue that the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Singapore and Indonesia “indulges” the former, said the city-state’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) [...]
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SPH to set up code of conduct task force after 2 senior staff disciplined

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

In the wake of investigations into improper conduct by two of its senior staff members, Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) said on Thursday (11 October) that it will be setting [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Would you rather fly non-stop for 19 hours, or take a longer broken-up journey?

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines’ direct non-stop flight between Singapore and the New York area began service on Thursday (11 October), exclusively with business class and premium [...]
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Singapore is the most data literate nation globally, according to new report

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The study was commissioned by Qlik and produced by Wharton academics and IHS Markit A new academic study has revealed Singapore as the most data literate nation globally. [...]
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State of emergency in Tunisia: Singapore issues travel advisory

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has advised Singaporeans travelling to Tunisia to take all necessary precautions for their personal safety, following the extension of a [...]
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Man’s suit against Lee Hsien Loong alleging woes caused by PM’s ‘department’ thrown out

15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A man who filed a statement of claim against prime minister Lee Hsien Loong had his case thrown out last Friday (5 October) by a High Court judge who also restrained him from [...]
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World’s longest flight departs Singapore for New York

13-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The world’s longest commercial flight took off from Singapore on Thursday, with excited and apprehensive passengers on board settling in for a marathon 19 hours in the [...]
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