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Singapore experienced driest July on record: Met Service

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Last month was also the second warmest July on record in Singapore, Met Service data shows. Last month was the driest July in Singapore since rainfall records began in 1869, [...]
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Social media sites block satirical rap video in Singapore after government complaint

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the government of the wealthy Asian city-state requested the removal [...]
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Korea warns removing Japan’s white list would affect security cooperation: minister

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could [...]
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Singapore scientists discover new cancer drug that could be alternative to chemotherapy

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Singapore scientists have discovered a new antibody drug that could potentially be used as an alternative for chemotherapy in treating cancer. In a scientific advisory issued [...]
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SMRT Trains reports S$155 million net loss for FY2019 amid rising operating expenses

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Local rail operator SMRT Trains announced on Wednesday (31 July) that it recorded a net loss after tax of $155 million for the financial year that ended on 31 March 2019. The [...]
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Most Norwegian salmon in Singapore safe to consume, say industry players after batch recall

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The majority of Norwegian salmon in Singapore is safe to consume, industry players said on Thursday (August 1) following a contamination scare. A recall was issued on [...]
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Singapore manufacturers, services less upbeat about next 6 months: Surveys

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Manufacturing and services firms in Singapore have become less upbeat about business prospects for the second half of 2019, although there are certain segments within these [...]
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OCBC Bank customers can now withdraw cash from ATMs using QR code

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

With effect from Wednesday (31 July), OCBC Bank customers will be able to withdraw cash from the bank’s ATMs by scanning a QR code from its Pay Anyone app the first [...]
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Singapore mansion sets record with $167 million sale

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Singapore mansion sitting on a sprawling plot of land has been sold for a record S$230 million ($167 million), the latest in a string of eye-catching property deals in the [...]
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NETS apologises for E-Pay ad that was panned for being racially insensitive

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Electronic payment service provider NETS has apologised for the recent advertisement by E-Pay which showed Chinese Mediacorp artiste Dennis Chew being depicted as four [...]
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Four dengue-related deaths in past month bring 2019 dengue fatalities to nine: reports

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Four more people have died of dengue in Singapore over the last month, with the number of dengue cases reported so far in 2019 being about five times more than the same [...]
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26pct of Singaporean women have experienced sexual harassment: poll

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A quarter of Singaporean women (26 per cent) have experienced sexual harassment, while less than half of such incidents are reported by both men and women, according to a [...]
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Singapore’s economy may grow just 1.5pct this year, Moody’s Analytics says

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Singapore’s economy is set to grow between 1.5 percent and 2 percent this year, according to Steve Cochrane, chief Asia Pacific economist for Moody’s Analytics. [...]
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Singapore rich kids end up with penthouses as parents skirt tax

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Not many 24-year-old university students live in a S$1.2 million ($875,000) penthouse, kitted out with a Herman Miller Aeron office chair and Lelit espresso machine. [...]
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Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund joins BlackRock and KKR in landmark Abu Dhabi oil investment

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has agreed to invest in a major oil pipeline partnership with Abu Dhabi’s National Oil Company (ADNOC), bringing total investment [...]
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