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Singapore urges US to accept China’s rise, spare other nations

18-May-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore urged the US to allow China to have a greater say in shaping global rules to avoid a prolonged clash that could force smaller countries to choose between the [...]
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Goh Chok Tong: Amidst US-China tensions, Asia needs to be the ‘moderate voice’

17-May-2019 Intellasia | | 8:47 AM

ESM Goh says the best case scenario would be for these two countries to be ‘frenemies’ which he defines as a relationship of competition and cooperation, where [...]
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Man fined for not reporting S$232,000 in cash when leaving Singapore

17-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A 31-year-old man was convicted on Wednesday (May 15) of failing to report that he was carrying more than S$232,000 in cash when leaving Singapore, police said. Yiu Hoi Tung [...]
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Singapore passes ‘fake news’ law following researcher outcry

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Nature | 6:00 AM

Academics say the regulation could stifle scholarly debate. Singapore’s parliament has passed a law that bans the spreading of “a false statement of fact” [...]
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Singapore’s diversity is its strength, President Halimah Yacob tells conference on cooperation

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s diversity is its strengthone which has made it a more resilient society and moved it closer to its neighbours, President Halimah Yacob said during her visit [...]
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Almost half of Singapore residents clear their food utensils at hawker centres: survey

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

More Singapore residents are clearing their own food utensils with less noticing rubbish, such as cigarette butts or used tissue paper, at hawker centres, according to a [...]
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Singaporean couple allegedly robbed, injured and harassed in Bali, police investigation underway

17-May-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

The police are investigating the alleged robbery and harassment of a Singaporean couple during their four-day vacation to Bali. Police commissioner Wayan Arta Ariawan of the [...]
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Singapore-Malaysia maritime boundary delimitation committee holds first meeting

17-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A committee set up to discuss boundary delimitation in the waters between Singapore and Malaysia has held “constructive discussions” in its first meeting, said [...]
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Singapore charges Nigerian men over internet love scam

16-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Nigerian men believed to be members of an internet love scam syndicate were charged in Singapore on Tuesday with recruiting local women to collect money for them, police [...]
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S$20.7 million in profits for SBS in Q1 2019 due to more riders and higher bus mileage

16-May-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

SBS Transit has expressed optimism that its revenue will continue to grow from both bus and rail transport services Because of higher mileage for its bus service and greater [...]
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Highlights: Shanmugam’s opening speech on fake news law in Parliament

16-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Parliament last Wednesday (8 May) passed the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill (POFMA), which will give the government the power to take individuals as [...]
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S’poreans must gird themselves for the long haul: Chan

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

As trade tensions worsen between the United States and China, Singapore must be prepared to deal with the challenges and Singaporeans need to follow developments closely and [...]
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Family of 3 on holiday in Singapore stole chocolates, cosmetics and other items worth more than $4,000

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

While a family of three from India were on holiday in Singapore to celebrate the birthday of one of them, they decided to also go on a shoplifting spree. The trioa man, his [...]
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Singapore must prepare to deal with US-China trade war fallout: Chan Chun Sing

16-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore must be prepared to deal with fallout from the US-China trade dispute, said Trade and Industry minister Chan Chun Sing on Tuesday (May 14), amid worsening tensions [...]
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Police warn of fake Lazada prizes with victims cheated of $14,000

16-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

At least 14 reports of scams involving fake Lazada campaigns offering prizes were received this year, with at least $14,000 cheated out of victims, said the police on Tuesday [...]
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