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Singapore, US sign agreement to boost cooperation in finance, market building

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Singapore and the United States have signed an agreement to boost cooperation in infrastructure finance and market building, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Thursday [...]
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Housing policies effective in helping children from low-income families upgrade, but less so for middle class: NUS study

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s housing policies, which offer substantial subsidies based on incomes, have helped children born to lower-income parents upgrade to more expensive homes when [...]
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Ex-MOH doctor at heart of HIV data leak jailed for administering ‘Ice’ to man in hotel room

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

The Singaporean doctor at the heart of a massive data breach from the country’s HIV registry was on Thursday (17 October) jailed for one year and three months for [...]
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Singapore’s APEX to launch low-sulfur fuel oil contract ahead of new shipping rules

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore-based Asia Pacific Exchange (APEX) will launch a low-sulfur fuel oil (LSFO) futures contract on Friday aimed at helping shipping and energy firms manage price [...]
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First genetic databank in Singapore to help healthcare practitioners in Asia make more accurate diagnosis

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Medical researchers here have created the first genetic databank which will give better insights on inherited diseases among Asian populations. These insights will help [...]
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Singapore hands down first conviction for terror financing

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

A Singaporean man became the first of the country’s citizens to be jailed for financing terrorism after he was convicted of sending money to a radical Islamist [...]
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SPH to lay off 5pct of media group staff as FY2019 net profit fell 23.4pct

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

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) on Thursday (17 October) announced that it will lay off five per cent of its staff in the core media group as the conglomerate reported lower [...]
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Singaporean parents have spoken: future-proofing our children is priority #1

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheAsianparent | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans mums included are famous for being kiasu. You might even say we are proud of it. Defined as “a grasping or selfish attitude from a fear of missing [...]
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S’pore’s 2019 exports could be headed for worst showing since global financial crisis: Economists

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Some economists fear that Singapore’s exports in 2019 could turn in their worst performance since the global financial crisis a decade ago, with the release on Thursday [...]
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HK must accept status as SAR for ‘one country, two systems’ to work: Lee Hsien Loong

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

While there is “no easy way forward” to resolve the unrest in Hong Kong, the territory must accept its status as a Special Administrative Region of China in order [...]
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HK must accept status as SAR for ‘one country, two systems’ to work: Lee Hsien Loong

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

While there is “no easy way forward” to resolve the unrest in Hong Kong, the territory must accept its status as a Special Administrative Region of China in order [...]
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Singapore jails drunk N. Zealander for biting policewoman

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A New Zealand woman has been jailed in Singapore for six and half months for biting a policewoman’s arm after a drunken night out while visiting her sister. Katie [...]
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More than 3,200 cartons of cigarettes found in passenger bus, prime mover at Tuas Checkpoint

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

Two Malaysian men have been charged for trying to smuggle about 3,200 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden in a passenger bus and prime mover into Singapore. In a news [...]
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Singapore, US sign agreement to boost cooperation in finance, market building

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

Singapore and the United States have signed an agreement to boost cooperation in infrastructure finance and market building, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Thursday [...]
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Bans, censors, jail: perfect storm for gay arts in Singapore?

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Homosexuality is banned in Singapore and arts are strictly censoredyet performers say the tough line helps foment a thriving, LGBT+ cultural scene in this conservative city [...]
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