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Singaporeans on Thai Christmas holiday seriously injured when truck topples

24-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

A group of Singaporean tourists in Thailand were discharged from hospital last night after being injured when the truck carrying them toppled into a ditch. The 16 [...]
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Two piracy attempts in Singapore Strait on December 23; five attacks in just four days

24-Dec-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Under the cover of darkness, pirates attacked two vessels separately in the Singapore Strait on Monday (December 23), bringing the total number of such incidents to five in [...]
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Singapore’s hidden military secrets

24-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Inside the dimly lit underground bunker, 12 military commanders are about to trigger the largest capitulation in British military history. At 9:45 a.m. on February 15, 1942, [...]
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Rare sight of swarming storks stuns Singapore’s birders

24-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans were wowed yesterday by a rare sighting of large coordinated flocks of Asian openbills over the island. The mass of storks, moving in a flock pattern called [...]
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1 in 2 Singaporeans think migrant workers increase crime rates, harm society: ILO-UN poll

23-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

More than half of the Singaporeans polled in a wide-ranging survey of four countries think migrant workers increase crime rates and threaten the country’s culture and [...]
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Are you saving enough to retire?

23-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Edge Singapore | 6:02 AM

Not saving enough to retire? You’re not alone in believing so. Some 18 percent of investors in Singapore feel that they don’t have enough money saved up to [...]
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Singaporean paratrooper injured during jump in Taiwan

23-Dec-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

A Singapore Armed Forces soldier was injured during parachute training in Taiwan, the Straits Times reported Friday (December 20). Even though the two countries do not [...]
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Poly graduate fined $5,500 for forging grades to enter university

23-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Desperate to gain a place at a local university, a polytechnic graduate repeatedly submitted doctored grades on his academic transcript, a court heard. Kieffer Tay Kai [...]
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More women directors in Singapore companies but number still lags global average: MSCI

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

An annual report by the provider of a widely-followed stock market index found that Singapore-listed companies have more female directors but are still behind the global [...]
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NSF suffers cervical spine injury during SAF parachute training in Taiwan, now in stable condition

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) full-time national serviceman, Private Joshua Quek Shou Jie, 21, sustained a cervical spine injury on Wednesday (December 18) during unilateral [...]
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UOB to buy $360m more shares in China’s troubled Hengfeng Bank amid state-led $19b rescue

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg-Reuters | 6:02 AM

Struggling Chinese regional lender Hengfeng Bank may just have received a 100 billion yuan (S$19.35 billion) rescue package. The Shandong-based lender will sell 60 billion [...]
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Bank of England admits press briefing feeds hacked with hedge funds given early access

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

The Bank of England (BoE) admitted a rogue supplier has been misusing feeds of its press briefings, allowing high-speed traders access to market-sensitive information seconds [...]
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JPMorgan metals traders under Singapore scrutiny: Sources

JPMorgan metals traders under Singapore scrutiny: Sources

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Regulatory scrutiny of precious metals trading at JPMorgan Chase & Co, one of the world’s largest gold brokerages, has expanded to Singapore and ensnared two more [...]
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1 in 2 Singaporeans think migrant workers increase crime rates, harm society: ILO-UN poll

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

More than half of the Singaporeans polled in a wide-ranging survey of four countries think migrant workers increase crime rates and threaten the country’s culture and [...]
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Singaporean woman faces 15 years on Bali for cocaine hidden in passport: customs

21-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

A Singaporean woman was among six foreign nationals allegedly caught with drugs on Bali since last month, Indonesian officials announced yesterday. One of six people accused [...]
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