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SINGAPORE PRESS-Bank Mandiri opens first Singapore branch – Business Times

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

PT Bank Mandiri, Indonesia’s largest lender by assets, has opened its first branch in Singapore, seeking a foothold as rivals from the city-state expand in its home [...] » More

No injuries in fire at Downtown Line worksite in Little India

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

No one was injured in a fire that broke out at a Downtown Line worksite along Race Course Road on Wednesday night. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) told Yahoo Singapore [...] » More

Singapore holds its own in scientific research among bigger Asia-Pacific countries

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singapore holds its own among its bigger Asia-Pacific neighbours, ranking fifth for scientific research output, according to the Nature Publishing Index (NPI) 2013 [...] » More

Singapore index nears 3-month high

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore shares edged higher on Thursday to their highest level since early January, outperforming other Asian markets that were weighed down by a late dip on Wall Street [...] » More

Spring Singapore launches guide to business excellence for SMEs

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may find it easier to improve their business operations with the launch of a new guide by government enterprise agency Spring [...] » More

SINGAPORE PRESS-Facebook co-founder backs Singapore start-up – Straits Times

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Facebook Inc co-founder and billionaire investor Eduardo Saverin has invested in Singapore start-up Nitrous.IO. This is his second investment here since January, when he was [...] » More

Singapore’s quarterly ECM volume reaches $739m

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Singapore Business Review | 6:00 AM

Second highest in Southeast Asia. Singapore’s equity capital markets managed to raised $739 million to represent 18 percent market share in Southeast Asia, the second [...] » More

Singaporean found dead in Brisbane hotel room

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean woman was found dead in a hotel room in Brisbane, Australia, early yesterday morning. Australian online news reports have identified her as 27-year-old [...] » More

Singapore’s manufacturing output up 12.8pct on-year in February

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s manufacturing output grew 12.8 per cent in February from a year ago, boosted by strong expansion in the production of pharmaceuticals and petrochemicals. On [...] » More

Banking Billionaire Wee’s Son Sues in Singapore Rent Row

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Wee Ee-Chao, a son of Singapore’s richest man Wee Cho Yaw, sued a medical devices firm for allegedly failing to pay rent on a bungalow near the city’s Orchard [...] » More

Wholesale banking licence for EFG in Singapore

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Swiss private bank EFG has been awarded a wholesale banking licence in Singapore. It will now be able to accept Singapore dollar (SGD) deposits, which makes it easier for [...] » More

Only in Singapore: No Songkran

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

It’s hard to imagine this could happen anywhere but Singapore. Authorities were supposedly appalled at advertisements for “Asia’s biggest water festival [...] » More

Risk-taking in Singapore: Progress made but rethink may be needed – Natalie Turner

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Themalaymailonline | 6:00 AM

So what is on the mind of the Singaporean manager? Plenty, shows the Singaporean Management Agenda survey of 600 organisations on a range of business topics. The results, [...] » More

Lack of resources by Singapore Police to tackle increase in foreign workers

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Theonlinecitizen | 6:00 AM

According to Commissioner of Police, Ng Joo Hee, in Tuesday’s Committee of Inquiry (COI) hearing, the Police lack the resources to tackle the increase in population and [...] » More

Remembering the 13 Most Horrifying Incidents in Singapore that our young have forgotten

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Remembering Singapore’s Biggest Disasters We always think Singapore is safe. And it is. I can leave my house at 3am and take a stroll around my neighbourhood and reach [...] » More