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Faster immigration clearance for eligible UK travellers to Singapore

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Eligible UK passport holders will be able to clear immigration faster when arriving in Singapore starting Thursday (Jun 13). The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) [...]
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Foreign domestic workers contributed $11.1B to Singapore’s economy in 2018: study

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Foreign domestic workers (FDWs) contributed $8.2 billion (S$11.1 billion) last year to the Singapore economy, or 2.4 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product, a [...]
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Lawyer linked to missing S$33m charged with forgery, more firms come forward over S$16m

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Jeffrey Ong Su Aun, the lawyer who allegedly went missing along with S$33 million, was charged on Thursday (Jun 13) with forgery, while more firms have come forward on S$16 [...]
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Civil servants to get lower mid-year bonus of 0.45 month in July

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:00 AM

Civil servants will get a slightly lower mid-year bonus of 0.45 month this year compared to previous years. They will also get a one-off payment ranging from $200 to $300, [...]
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Retrenchments grow in Q1, led by manufacturing: MOM

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Retrenchments rose in the first quarter of the year, driven by manufacturing losses and hitting mainly production and related workers from electronics, said the Ministry of [...]
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‘Cambodia should file a diplomatic complaint against Singapore Govt’ Criticism over PM Lee’s remarks mount

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Many were of the view that PM Lee’s remarks were disrespectful to the Khmer Rouge victims and those who sacrificed their lives in deposing the genocidal regime of Khmer [...]
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Lawyer Jeffrey Ong, linked to missing $33m case, faces 8 new forgery charges

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:00 AM

Singaporean lawyer Jeffrey Ong Su Aun is facing eight new charges of forgery for the purpose of cheating an investment company into disbursing $6 million. It means the [...]
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Artists depict sweeping changes in Singapore and region over the decades

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:00 AM

From the threat of communism in the 1960s to the schism in East-West values, these are among the broad themes of works by local artists reflecting Singapore’s evolving [...]
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2 in 5 Singaporeans unhappy with their weight, large majority think looks matter: survey

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

About two in five Singaporeans, or 43 per cent, are dissatisfied with their current weight with those in the younger age group more likely to be on diets, according to a [...]
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Singaporean diver survives 80 hours adrift at sea

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean diver has told of his incredible survival while drifting for 80 hours on a life buoy on the South China Sea with no shelter, food or water. John Low, 60, fought [...]
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Singapore man sues Malaysia’s Immigration Dept for RM2.67m over ‘inhuman’ detention

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean man has filed a lawsuit against Malaysia’s Immigration Department, seeking RM2.67 million in compensation for his 37-day detention in an over-crowded [...]
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Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks sources

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Grab, Southeast Asia’s most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only [...]
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Singapore, Cambodia reaffirm longstanding ties: MFA

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Cambodia have reaffirmed longstanding ties, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday (Jun 11), adding that the two countries are [...]
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Singaporeans in HK advised to avoid large crowds, mass gatherings

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans in Hong Kong are advised to avoid travelling to “areas with large crowds and mass gatherings” amid reports of planned rallies in the coming days, [...]
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MPA partners group on 3-year campaign to protect Singapore’s marine ecosystem

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and community initiative Our Singapore Reefs (OSR) have teamed up on a three-year collaboration to promote the importance [...]
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