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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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Singapore police dogs to help recover bodies in Laos after dam collapse

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 7:13 AM

Three Singapore Police Force (SPF) sniffer dogs have been deployed to Laos to help recover bodies in the aftermath of the massive dam collapse last month that swept entire [...]
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MTI flags brewing trade tensions as a threat to Singapore economy

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 7:13 AM

Loss of business confidence could be the ‘most worrisome’ effect of escalating US-China row As the US and China continue to lob new tariffs at each other, the [...]
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Singapore drops marginally in 2018 list of world’s most liveable cities

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 7:13 AM

Hong Kong has surpassed Singapore in the latest Global Liveability Index put out by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), with the Little Red Dot dropping to the 37th spot [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Do drones pose a security threat to Singapore?

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 7:13 AM

Consumer-grade drones those that are freely available in retail stores already come under Singapore regulations to ensure their safe operation. This means they are not to be [...]
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Singapore economy grows at slower pace than projected

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Gulf Times | 7:13 AM

Singapore’s economy grew at a slower pace in the second quarter than initially projected as construction plunged. The export-reliant city state was already facing a [...]
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SMRT CEO Neo Kian Hong: I have given up my car and will take public transport reports

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Less than two weeks into the job, new SMRT CEO Neo Kian Hong said on Monday (13 August) that he has given up his car and will rely on public transport in order to better [...]
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Heat-related injury cases in Singapore remain low

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

It may be getting hotter here, but heat-related injuries remain low, say hospitals. And the reasons are twofold. First, Singapore does not experience the extreme temperature [...]
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Israeli Human Rights Activists to President Rivlin: Don’t Meet Philippine’s Duterte

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Haaretz | 6:02 AM

‘There is no place for a mass murderer and a person who supports rape, shooting women in their sexual organs and bombing schools to meet with Israel’s [...]
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Singapore revises second-quarter GDP growth lower, flags risks from trade

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore in April tightened its monetary policy for the first time in six years Singapore’s economy grew slower than initial estimates in the [...]
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Rights-Based issues soar in the Philippines, while it takes a back seat in Singapore

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

The absence of grave human rights issues doesn’t mean there’s no rights-based violations Singapore Jose Martin, Chair of the Commission on Human Rights in Manila [...]
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High fund expense ratios put Singapore retail investors in a bind

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:02 AM

High ratios dilute returns at a time when expectations of fund returns are muted FUND fees in developed markets are under immense downward pressurebut this seems hardly [...]
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Singapore non-oil exports jump 9.4pct in Q2 but electronics decline; full-year forecast raised

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) jumped 9.4 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter, up from 1.1 per cent in the first, leading government planners to [...]
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Singapore to use study on carbon pricing to shape future tax

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Commissioned by climate change secretariat, study will look at its impact and effectiveness An upcoming comprehensive study of carbon pricing will be used to shape how the [...]
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Singapore maintains full-year GDP forecast as economy expands 3.9pct in Q2

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 6:02 AM

However, slower growth is expected in the second half of 2018 with increasing uncertainties and downside risks in the global economy. Singapore will maintain its growth [...]
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