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Luxury jet linked to Malaysian graft scandal in Singapore

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

A jet allegedly bought with money stolen from a Malaysian state fund is in Singapore, police said Wednesday, as Kuala Lumpur seeks to claw back assets linked to the graft [...]
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Singapore leaders send condolences over Genoa bridge collapse

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 6:27 AM

President Halimah Yacob and prime minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to their respective Italian counterparts to express their condolences over the collapse of a motorway [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Is Singapore really a less ‘liveable’ place than HK?

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:27 AM

What makes a city “liveable”, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)? In its 2018 Global Liveability Survey, cities were ranked based on their [...]
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Singapore banks to face greater pressures: Fitch Solutions

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:27 AM

Singapore’s banking sector will face greater headwinds over the coming quarters from the double whammy of the latest property cooling measures and rising trade tensions [...]
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Singapore copes with record-high elderly suicide rate

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | DW | 6:27 AM

In 2017, Singapore recorded its highest-ever number of suicides among people aged over 60. DW spoke with a suicide prevention specialist about what is causing this alarming [...]
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Singapore is ranked world’s 37th most liveable city: EIU survey

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:36 AM

Singapore is ranked as the 37th most liveable city in the world as Hong Kong overtook the Republic in the 2018 Global Liveability Survey. Last year, Singapore rose to its [...]
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Singapore’s best employers revealed

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Human Resources Online | 6:36 AM

DBS Bank, American Express International, Baxter Healthcare Asia, and McDonald’s Singapore have been named as one of the seven best employers in Singapore for 2018. [...]
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Why a Top Singapore Executive Fired Himself

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:36 AM

Koh Boon Hwee overcame big crises during his four-decade career as a company executive. He led a national airline through the SARS epidemic in 2003, and steered Southeast [...]
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Unsustainable growth in manufacturing could hit Singapore’s GDP

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | SBR | 6:36 AM

The boost from the manufacturing sector could ease in H2 as Chinese import demand cools down. The manufacturing sector’s 10.2 percent YoY growth was the biggest sector [...]
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Singapore government rejects Nirav Modi’s citizenship request

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | India Today | 6:36 AM

Singapore government rejects Nirav Modi’s citizenship request The Singapore government has rejected billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi’s citizenship request. The [...]
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Singapore loses lead over HK in list of world’s most liveable cities

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 6:36 AM

Hong Kong has reclaimed its lead over Singapore in an annual global survey of liveable cities, with a marginal difference of 0.1 per cent. Hong Kongwhose ranking on Economist [...]
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Singapore says it has 1MDB-linked jet but no Malaysian request for its return

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:36 AM

Singapore police said on Tuesday an aircraft linked to an investigation into a multi billion scandal at Malaysian state fund 1MDB is parked at the city-state’s Seletar [...]
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Yahoo Poll: What issue do you most want PM Lee to address in his National Day Rally speech?

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:36 AM

The annual National Day Rally is a chance for the prime minister to address Singaporeans and make announcements about the pressing issues of the day. For example, in 2017 PM [...]
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PM Lee to deliver National Day Rally on 19 August

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:36 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver this year’s National Day Rally (NDR) speech on Sunday (19 August) at the Institute of Technical Education. Lee will speak in [...]
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Trump did not solve the N Korea problem in Singaporein fact, the threat has only grown

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Brookings | 7:13 AM

President Donald Trump took a gamble meeting face-to-face with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore in June. In justifying his decision, Trump argued that past [...]
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