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First Apple store inside an airport complex to open this Saturday at Jewel Changi Airport

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Apple’s second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport opens on Saturday (July 13) at 10am and shoppers can expect to be greeted by staff who, between them, can [...]
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Drink water from a public toilet? Singapore’s taps put to the test

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Talking Point looks at why Singaporeans resist drinking directly from the tap, especially public taps, and how well founded their fears are. Esther Chia is a health-conscious [...]
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Multibillion-dollar Singapore investing giant Temasek says its returns have taken a hit

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Singaporean state investment firm Temasek Holdings reports a plunge in returns over a one-year period. * Still, the value of its portfolio was 313 billion Singapore dollars [...]
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MOE spent $130M annually on foreign student scholarships and funding in 2014-2018

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

From 2014 to 2018, the Ministry of Education (MOE) spent $130 million annually on scholarships and other forms of financial aid given to foreign students studying in [...]
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‘Very few’ cases of parents harassing or abusing teachers: Ong Ye Kung

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

There are “very few” cases where parents harass or abuse teachers in Singapore, said Education minister Ong Ye Kung in a written reply to a parliamentary [...]
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Jobless man’s mischief caused six vehicles to be destroyed by fire and over $103,000 in damage

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AsiaOne | 6:02 AM

A jobless man, intoxicated after downing several cans of beer, felt the urge to set something on fire, a court heard. Loh Hsien Aik, 33, set the seat of a motorcycle on fire [...]
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Man fined for bringing more than S$100,000 into Singapore without declaring it

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A Chinese national was fined S$5,000 on Tuesday (July 9) for bringing cash of more than S$100,000 into Singapore without making a declaration. Jiang Aijun, 48, arrived at [...]
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British inventor Dyson buys Singapore’s ‘priciest penthouse’

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

British billionaire inventor James Dyson has paid a reported $54 million for Singapore’s biggest, most expensive penthouse: a three-floor residence with a rooftop [...]
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CERES Forum Marks One-Year Anniversary With 10th Country Addition

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Press Release | 6:02 AM

The CERES (CEntral banks, REgulators and Supervisory Entities) Forum, established through the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis centre (FS-ISAC), an [...]
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No evidence that tattoos lead individuals towards a life of crime: Shanmugam

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

There is no data to suggest that tattoos cause people to indulge in criminal behaviour, said Law and Home Affairs minister K Shanmugam. “While there may be others who [...]
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Josephine Teo explains CPF exemption for employers of public university interns

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The practice of not requiring employers of interns from public universities to pay Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions helps to encourage employers to take them on. [...]
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Singaporeans must be prepared to pay more for increased MRT reliability: Khaw Boon Wan

10-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

While train reliability in the Republic is now on a level comparable with that of world class rail systems in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Singaporeans must be prepared to pay the [...]
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Inspired by Singapore’s education system, Bangladeshi migrant worker starts polytechnic

10-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

He was unable to complete high school, but Joy Sudip Bhadro’s eye-opening experience here led to a ‘crazy’ dream come true in his hometown. His story is [...]
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Mandatory registration for drones by end of the year as police investigate recent incursions

10-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

All drones operating in Singapore will have to be registered by the end of this year, while pilots of “large or capable drones” will have to be licensed. [...]
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Noisy protest versus quiet exodus

10-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Bertha Henson | 6:02 AM

An interesting debate is happening in social media about how Singapore should view the protests (or is it riots?) in Hong Kong and even what people here really, really think [...]
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