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SDP to contest in the same 5 constituencies as it did in GE2015

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has announced its plans to contest in five constituencies in the next general elections. In a media release on Friday (2 August), the [...]
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NETS’ brownface ad: Here’s what local celebrities and personalities are saying in response

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:02 AM

What was supposed to be a campaign to advertise the convenience of e-payments, divided Singaporeans and caused outrage instead, with many calling out the racial insensitivity [...]
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Honestbee applies to start court-supervised restructuring process

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance Singapore | 6:02 AM

Troubled grocery and delivery start-up Honestbee today applied to the Singapore High Court to start a court-supervised restructuring process. The company is seeking a [...]
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Son gets court order for father to pay 60pct of overseas tertiary education

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A father who was taken to court by his son after failing to pay for the 22-year-old’s overseas studies was ordered to pay 60 per cent of related education costs. The [...]
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New Singapore opposition party launched as polls loom

New Singapore opposition party launched as polls loom

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A new opposition party backed by the estranged brother of Singapore’s prime minister was launched Saturday in a fresh challenge to the government as speculation mounts [...]
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Singapore experienced driest July on record: Met Service

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Last month was also the second warmest July on record in Singapore, Met Service data shows. Last month was the driest July in Singapore since rainfall records began in 1869, [...]
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Social media sites block satirical rap video in Singapore after government complaint

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the government of the wealthy Asian city-state requested the removal [...]
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NETS apologises for E-Pay ad that was panned for being racially insensitive

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Electronic payment service provider NETS has apologised for the recent advertisement by E-Pay which showed Chinese Mediacorp artiste Dennis Chew being depicted as four [...]
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Korea warns removing Japan’s white list would affect security cooperation: minister

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could [...]
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Singapore scientists discover new cancer drug that could be alternative to chemotherapy

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Singapore scientists have discovered a new antibody drug that could potentially be used as an alternative for chemotherapy in treating cancer. In a scientific advisory issued [...]
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SMRT Trains reports S$155 million net loss for FY2019 amid rising operating expenses

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Local rail operator SMRT Trains announced on Wednesday (31 July) that it recorded a net loss after tax of $155 million for the financial year that ended on 31 March 2019. The [...]
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Most Norwegian salmon in Singapore safe to consume, say industry players after batch recall

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The majority of Norwegian salmon in Singapore is safe to consume, industry players said on Thursday (August 1) following a contamination scare. A recall was issued on [...]
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Singapore manufacturers, services less upbeat about next 6 months: Surveys

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Manufacturing and services firms in Singapore have become less upbeat about business prospects for the second half of 2019, although there are certain segments within these [...]
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OCBC Bank customers can now withdraw cash from ATMs using QR code

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

With effect from Wednesday (31 July), OCBC Bank customers will be able to withdraw cash from the bank’s ATMs by scanning a QR code from its Pay Anyone app the first [...]
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Singapore mansion sets record with $167 million sale

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Singapore mansion sitting on a sprawling plot of land has been sold for a record S$230 million ($167 million), the latest in a string of eye-catching property deals in the [...]
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