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Singapore’s opposition Workers’ Party will not ask for anti-gay sex law to be repealed: leader Pritam

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s anti-gay sex law, Section 377A of the Penal Code, has been the talk of the town recently when the Ready4Repeal campaign was launched to repeal the law in [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia reach deal on recent air issues

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

KL to suspend restricted area over Pasir Gudang | Singapore to withdraw ILS for Seletar Airport | Firefly to resume flights to S’pore from week of April 22 Singapore [...]
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Fake news bill: Media professionals favour fact-checking body, divided on its role

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Journalists and media professionals in Singapore are generally in favour of the creation of a fact-checking coalition in the wake of impending legislation intended to combat [...]
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More than 2,000 dengue cases reported in first quarter

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The first quarter of this year saw a three-fold increase in the number of dengue cases compared to the same period in 2018, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a [...]
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Not all environmentalists are happy that Singapore’s Bober Tea is giving away 5000 metal straws

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

More and more companies are hopping onto the trend of giving away reusable cutleries or removing straws and plastic lids from their restaurants, in a bid to be [...]
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Clearing the air: Singapore and Malaysia end flight route row days before leaders meet

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Singapore have finally ended a squabble over airspace, warming ties just a day before Lion City prime minister Lee Hsien Loong arrives in Kuala Lumpur for a [...]
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Cineleisure gets a facelift with revamped interiors and new-to-Singapore brands

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

If you grew up in Singapore, you probably spent more than one weekend chilling at Cineleisure. Crowded with youths, the Orchard mall was full of edgy and affordable brands, [...]
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Singapore to withdraw ILS at Seletar Airport, while Malaysia will suspend Pasir Gudang restricted area

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore has agreed to withdraw the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures for Seletar Airport, ending a dispute with Malaysian authorities over the airspace over the [...]
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Singapore has not received any information from Malaysia about shipping hub project: MFA

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore government has not received any communication or information from Malaysia about a new shipping hub project in the Straits of Johor, Singapore’s Ministry [...]
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Singapore says unaware of Johor transfer hub

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Singapore government today requested information from Putrajaya about the ship-to-ship transfer hub project in Johor. Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Ministry said it [...]
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PUB stops Johor water treatment operations due to ammonia pollution; supply to Singapore households not affected

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s national water agency PUB has suspended treatment operations at its Johor River Waterworks (JRWW) on Thursday afternoon (4 April), due to high levels of [...]
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COMMENT: Mental health must be a national priority in Singapore

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Mental health must be an ongoing national and whole-of-government priority with the recognition that quality of life in Singapore is defined not only by markers of economic [...]
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Airport security officer who stole $20,000 watch from passenger after screening jailed

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

As a supervisor overseeing screening officers at Changi Airport, it was her job to keep an eye on security checks for contraband. Instead, Nurshaba Samsi stole a $20,000 [...]
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Integrated resorts ‘cannot be the centrepiece’ of Singapore’s economy: Chan Chun Sing

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

In a media interview on Friday (April 5), Chan stressed the importance of diversifying the economy, so as to ensure that Singapore is “never held ransom” by any [...]
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Singapore’s law ministry refutes Human Rights Watch criticism of proposed fake news laws: report

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Ministry of Law has on Wednesday (3 April) refuted assertions by Human Rights Watch (HRW) that proposed new laws under the Protection from Online Falsehoods [...]
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