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3 activists who met Mahathir ask PM Lee to probe MP Seah Kian Peng’s ‘highly irresponsible’ comments

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Three Singaporean activists who met Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad last week have called on prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and the Select Committee on Deliberate [...]
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Malaysia, Singapore to delay, not axe, high-speed rail link

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia and Singapore agreed on Wednesday to delay, not cancel, a planned high-speed railway that would cut travel time between their capitals to just 90 minutes. Shortly [...]
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Risks of cybersecurity breaches and data hacks won’t go away, Singapore says

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore will continue monitoring risks of cybersecurity breaches and data hacks as those threats won’t go away, a senior government official said. Risks need to be [...]
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MAS proposes legally binding cyber-security measures for all Singapore financial institutions

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has moved to tighten the rules on cyber security for financial institutions in Singapore by proposing to make legally binding a set [...]
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Singapore Airlines to debut new A350 aircraft on Adelaide route

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will debut its new Airbus A350-900 aircraft on the Singapore-Adelaide route, it said in a news release on Thursday (Sep 6). Slated to begin on [...]
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Here are the 5 fastest-growing jobs in Singapore and why many are filled by foreign talent

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Jobs for people smart in digital technology who also have “soft skills” are growing the fastest in Singapore, but the shortage of candidates with such hybrid [...]
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Exile Tan Wah Piow invited Mahathir to democracy conference, not Thum Ping Tjin: Kirsten Han

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

It was political exile Tan Wah Piow, and not historian Thum Ping Tjin, who invited Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad to address a conference about democracy in [...]
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Facebook to invest $1 billion in first Asian data centre in Singapore

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Facebook said on Thursday it will invest more than $1 billion to build its first data centre in Asia in Singapore, slated to open in 2022. Facebook’s facility will be [...]
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Man who burnt Singapore flag at mosque jailed six months

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A day after he was released from prison, Maidin Buang went to a mosque, lowered the Singapore flag from the flag pole there and burnt it with a lighter. On Thursday (9 [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia to sign new agreement on high-speed rail link; project expected to be postponed

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Malaysia will ink an agreement on Wednesday (Sep 5) afternoon on the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, with expectations that the development of the link will be [...]
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Economists keep Singapore’s 2018 growth forecast at 3.2pct: MAS survey

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Private sector economists surveyed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) expect the economy to grow by 3.2 per cent in 2018, unchanged from two earlier polls, with a [...]
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Singapore competition watchdog clarifies on review of airline alliances, introduces streamlined process

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has issued a guidance note to provide airlines with more clarity on the competition assessment of airline alliance [...]
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Singapore court says PM’s nephew can fight order in long-running contempt case

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Court of Appeal on Monday ruled that the prime minister’s nephew, Li Shengwu, can contest a government move to serve him court papers in the United [...]
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Singapore Airlines cancels Osaka flights as typhoon floods Kansai International Airport

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines (SIA) cancelled several flights to and from the Japanese prefecture of Osaka on Tuesday (Sep 4) after heavy rain caused by Typhoon Jebi flooded Kansai [...]
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Singapore hopes to reach mutually acceptable outcome on HSR

05-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore hopes to reach a mutually acceptable outcome soon on the High Speed Rail (HSR) project linking Kuala Lumpur with the republic, according to Singapore’s [...]
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