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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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CAAS sets up temporary no-fly zone in central Singapore for transport event’s aerial display

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

Drone and kite-flying activities will not be allowed over parts of central Singapore next week as a temporary no-fly zone will be set up. This is for an aerial display [...]
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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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Singapore-China collaboration on smart, sustainable cities brings opportunities for local firms: Heng Swee Keat

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

As Singapore and China work together on creating smart, sustainable cities, deputy prime minister Heng Swee Keat has called on Singapore companies to seize the opportunities [...]
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Singapore Airlines, Changi Airport maintain winning streaks at TWA Readers’ Choice Awards

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

Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport continue to lead the way at the fifth edition of the Travel Weekly Asia (TWA) Readers’ Choice Awards at Mandarin Orchard Singapore [...]
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Commentary: Facing disrupted futures, Singapore’s youth must put their mental health first

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

Rather than neglect our mental health to arrive first in a race that never ends, let’s prioritise it so we can keep running this marathon, says Ng Chia Wee. The first [...]
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Auxiliary police officers of a different breed ready to sniff out explosives

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

Members of the public attending large-scale events such as concerts may soon see auxiliary police officers of a different breed alongside the men and women in blueEnglish [...]
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Chiam See Tong steps down as SPP secretary-general, effectively ending political career

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

Chiam See Tong stepped down as secretary-general of the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) on Wednesday evening (16 October), effectively ending his career as one of the [...]
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Singapore PM Warns Of Trade War’s Worldwide Impact At Forbes Global CEO Conference

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

The US-China trade war has already cast a pall over the global economy, adding an additional layer of uncertainty for consumers and investors, Singapore prime minister Lee [...]
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