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School term for 2020 to start on 2 January and end on 20 November

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The school year for all Ministry of Education primary and secondary schools in 2020 will start on Thursday, 2 January, and end on Friday, 20 November. For Junior College (JC) [...]
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Singapore must be ‘deeply committed’ to preserving racial and religious harmony, says DPM Heng

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Maintaining racial and religious harmony is always a work in progress and Singapore must continue to build on its multiculturalism, especially in a time of increased [...]
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Singapore’s exports fall 14.6pct in Q2

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell by 14.6 per cent in the second quarter of this year, as both shipments of electronic and non-electronic exports [...]
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Singapore economy tipped for recession as US-China trade war slams imports, exports, manufacturing

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s economy has been tipped to enter recession in the third quarter of 2019 as the fallout from the US-China trade war continues to rock the Southeast Asian [...]
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HSA issues warning over ‘Skinny Lolita’ and ‘Xtreme Candy’ health products

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has issued a warning on three health products sold online and by peddlers, as they contain potent medicinal ingredients that can cause [...]
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Singapore’s Lee family feud gets political

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

New Progress Singapore Party could pit members of the long-ruling Lee family against each other at elections expected in 2020 Tan Cheng Bock, a 79-year-old veteran politician [...]
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HKIA closure: Singaporeans scramble to make alternative travel plans

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans affected by Monday (12 August) afternoon’s flight cancellations at the Hong Kong International Airport are scrambling to make alternative plans to get [...]
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Missing Singaporean kayakers: Fisherman finds kayak washed up on Kuantan shore, no sign of duo

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

A fisherman has found the green kayak belonging to two Singaporeans missing since Thursday (August 8), but the whereabouts of Tan Eng Soon, 62, and 57-year-old Madam Puah [...]
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Singapore slashes 2019 growth forecast stoking recession fears

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore slashed its full-year economic growth forecast on Tuesday as global conditions were seen worsening and data confirmed the slowest growth rate in a decade amid [...]
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Singapore cuts full-year GDP growth forecast to 0pct-1pct; economists see support measures ahead

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Singapore cut its forecast for economic growth this year on Tuesday (August 13), as the economy almost came to a standstill in the second quarter amid escalations in global [...]
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Search for missing Singaporean kayakers enters fifth day with more searchers

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s search for a Singaporean couple reported missing while kayaking in the waters of Endau near Mersing on Johor’s east coast last Thursday resumed at 7am [...]
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Family of missing S’porean ‘trying to stay positive’ after kayak and belongings found, as search continues

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

The kayak of two missing Singaporeans has been found along with their belongings, about 160km from where they set off, said the son of one of the pair in an Instagram post on [...]
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Singapore cuts growth outlook as trade war bites

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Singapore further cut its annual growth forecast on Tuesday as the escalating US-China trade war hammers exports, in another ominous sign for Asia’s trade-reliant [...]
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Singapore to ban sale of elephant ivory from 2021

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

“Singapore authorities made their largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory last month, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 [...]
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Ex-StanChart exec who tried to blackmail colleague for $500,000 gets $10,000 fine

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A high-level executive tasked with carrying out a retrenchment exercise was so stressed over the prospect of having to retrench colleagues that he pleaded with his superior [...]
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