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SAF preparing ‘stout defence’ of Singapore for another generation: Ng Eng Hen

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

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is adapting to challenges such as a reduced fighting force and the increasing tide of nationalism, in order to a mount a “stout [...]
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Singaporean couple arrested in Sri Lanka for attempting to smuggle in $199,000 worth of gold: reports

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

A Singaporean couple have been arrested in Sri Lanka for attempting to smuggle some 26 million rupees (S$199,000) worth of gold into the country. Sri Lanka news portal [...]
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Lee Hsien Yang and wife attend Pink Dot with their son Huanwu and his husband

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

Lee Hsien Yang, the younger brother of prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, and his wife Suet Fern attended this year’s Pink Dot Singapore (SG) event on Saturday (29 June) [...]
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Electricity tariffs to rise by 6.4pct for July-September period: SP Group

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

Electricity tariffs will increase by an average of 6.4 per cent, or 1.43 cents per kWh, for the period of 1 July to 30 September. This rise from the previous quarter is [...]
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Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong advocates strengthening of international trading system

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

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday (Jun 28) outlined a series of ways to strengthen multilateral trading systems, suggesting that there are risks in not doing so. Lee [...]
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Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market

01-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a [...]
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Apple’s second Singapore store to open in July at Jewel Changi Airport

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

Apple will open its second Singapore store in July, according to the tech giant on Friday (Jun 28). Located at Jewel Changi Airport, the store will open on July 13 at 10am, [...]
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Singapore bans bottled water from Malaysia’s Malee Mineral Water after bacteria found

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

The import of all bottled drinking and mineral water from Malee Mineral Water has been banned with immediate effect after bacteria was detected in recent consignments. The [...]
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New framework aims to better enable data sharing, increase trust in Singapore’s digital economy

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

The Trusted Data Sharing Framework helps by providing a common language when businesses discuss sharing of data, as well as sample legal templates. A new framework to [...]
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ADB to open office in Singapore to support expansion of private sector operations

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

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is setting up an office in Singapore to support the expansion of the organisation’s private sector operations. Deputy prime minister [...]
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Singapore’s early-stage fund highlights four of tech’s most promising avenues

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles, medical technologies and quantum computing are areas of interest for Singapore’s early stage, state-funded investor [...]
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As Singapore relooks 2019 projections, economists warn of possible technical recession

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

With policymakers here reviewing their full-year growth projections, some economists have warned that the Singapore economy could grow slower than initially thought, or even [...]
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‘We’re not like San Francisco’: Singapore PM Lee on Pink Dot, LGBT rights

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong offered a rare public comment on Section 377A of the Penal Code, which outlaws homosexuality, today at a conference at Marina Bay [...]
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Singapore announces nearly $30 million for 5G research and innovation

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Singapore has set aside 40 million Singapore dollars (more than $29.5 million) to support 5G research and innovation, the country’s minister for communications and [...]
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Swede got boarding passes in his name for 2 Syrians holding fake passports

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A Swedish national and two Syrians were stopped by alert immigration officers at the Terminal 2 departure transit area of Changi Airport in March, a court heard. All three [...]
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