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Baby wrapped in plastic found alive in Singapore rubbish chute

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:19 AM

Rubbish collectors rescued a baby from a bin at the bottom of a trash chute in Singapore on Tuesday, an MP and media said, a rare case in the wealthy city-state. Refuse [...]
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Josephine Teo rejects SDP’s application to cancel 3 correction directives

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:19 AM

Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo on Monday (6 January) rejected an application by opposition party Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) to cancel three correction directives [...]
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30pct drop in accidents since e-scooter footpath ban imposed: Lam Pin Min

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:18 AM

The number of accidents involving e-scooters on public paths has dropped “about 30 per cent” since the devices were banned from such footpaths on 5 November last [...]
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Singaporeans giddy/put off by potent perfume of ‘devil tree’ blooming islandwide

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 8:18 AM

Large sprays of pale apple-green flowers are blooming across Singapore, beautifying roads by day and shrouding the city-state with a powerful musk when dusk falls. While some [...]
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Sylvia Lim ‘may be barking up the wrong tree’ regarding POFMA rules on political advertising: Iswaran

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:17 AM

Workers’ Party (WP) chair Sylvia Lim “may be barking up the wrong tree” in expressing concern that certain rules concerning online political advertisements [...]
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New Zealand tourist gets jail for wrecking MBS hotel room in fit of jealous rage

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:17 AM

In a fit of jealous rage, a Marina Bay Sands hotel guest smashed the glass panel of his hotel room on the seventh floor, threw his luggage out and tried to drag his [...]
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Electoral Boundaries Review Committee still deliberating: Chan Chun Sing

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:17 AM

The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) has not completed its deliberations, Chan Chun Sing, the minister for Trade and Industry, said on Monday (6 January). He said [...]
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Singaporean military choppers on the way to battle Aussie inferno: PM Morrison

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 8:16 AM

Singapore is offering military assistance to help combat the wildfire crisis ravaging Australia, killing 24 people, displacing hundreds of thousands and affecting millions of [...]
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NSF’s injury from parachute training in Taiwan was first since course began in 1974: Ng Eng Hen

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:16 AM

The injury sustained by a full-time national serviceman during his static-line parachute training in Taiwan was the first such case since the course began in 1974. Singapore [...]
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More than $1 billion needed to complete cycling path network: Lam Pin Min

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:15 AM

The government may need to spend “more than $1 billion” to complete the islandwide cycling path network, said Senior minister for Transport Lam Pin Min in [...]
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MOH: 60,000 subsidised outpatients treated for mental disorders each year

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:15 AM

From 2016 to 2018, government healthcare providers treated an average of about 60,000 subsidised outpatients for mental disorders, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday [...]
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Singapore sees ‘strong interest’ in digital bank licences

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 8:15 AM

Singapore has received “strong interest” in its effort to open up the banking industry to fresh competition after 21 groups made bids for digital licences, the [...]
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Coincidence that fake news law applied to politicians, Singapore minister says

07-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s communications minister said on Monday it was a coincidence that the first few cases brought under a new fake news law were against political figures and [...]
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Gold climbs to highest level since 2013 as Goldman backs bullion amid Mid-East tensions

07-Jan-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Gold surged to the highest level in more than six years on Monday (January 6) as fast-rising tensions in the Middle East stoked demand for haven assets, with US investment [...]
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HK parents eye Singapore schools as wild protests endure

07-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

North London Collegiate School has been educating girls in the British capital since the days of Queen Victoria. These days, it’s looking further afieldto Singapore. [...]
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