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Arrest warrant issued for Norwegian accused of strangling Singapore woman’s husband in Phuket

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

An arrest warrant has been issued for the Norwegian man accused of killing a British tourist after strangling him during a fight, Thai police said on Wednesday (Sep 4). [...]
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Singapore starts countdown to elections, forms panel for constituencies

Singapore starts countdown to elections, forms panel for constituencies

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s next general election could be just months away, with the government announcing on Wednesday that prime minister Lee Hsien Loong had formed a panel to [...]
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Singapore general election looms, as electoral boundaries review committee formed

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

Currently, the Little Red Dot is divided into 29 electoral divisions, which you can see in the helpful elections department graphic department below: The number of divisions [...]
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Singapore’s 2019 growth forecast slashed to 0.6pct, trade tensions remain top risk: MAS survey

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Private sector economists and analysts have lowered their forecast for Singapore’s economic growth in 2019, according to a survey report released by the Monetary [...]
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Singapore’s education system faces ‘biggest challenge’ of enabling continued learning, PM Lee says

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The “biggest challenge” facing Singapore’s education landscape today is creating a system that would be fit for purpose to enable continued learning, prime [...]
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TOC replies to PM Lee, refuses to apologise and remove article on Lee family feud

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The chief editor of The Online Citizen (TOC), Terry Xu, said on Wednesday (4 September) that he won’t be complying with prime minister Lee Hsien Loong’s demands [...]
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Commentary: The future is tech but where is Singapore’s engineering and IT talent?

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The number of graduates from STEM disciplines has fallen over the same period, even as the number of STEM jobs has surged, says Randstad’s Clarence Quek. What if I told [...]
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Singapore election expected soon as Lee Hsien Loong sets up electoral boundaries panel

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s prime minister has formed a panel to review electoral boundaries, in a clear sign a general election is likely to take place within months. The Electoral [...]
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PM Lee convenes Electoral Boundaries Review Committee

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has convened the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC), the Elections Department Singapore (ELD) said in a statement on Wednesday (4 [...]
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Singapore starts countdown to elections, forms panel for constituencies

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s next general election could be just months away, with the government announcing on Wednesday that prime minister Lee Hsien Loong had formed a panel to [...]
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Parliament: 2M declassified government records of more than 25 years old available online

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The National Archives of Singapore (NAS) has about 2 million government records in its custody that are more than 25 years old and are deemed as public archives, said Senior [...]
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Singapore will not escape economic impact if HK unrest persists, trade minister Chan Chun Sing says

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Prolonged disruption to Hong Kong’s stability will have a “negative spillover impact” on Singapore and the wider region, the Southeast Asian city [...]
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Man who left girlfriend behind in Bangkok just to steal her Rolex watch in Singapore jailed

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

While on holiday in Bangkok, an unemployed man lied to his girlfriend that he needed to return to Singapore urgently as his aunt had been hospitalised. But Ivan Lee Yu [...]
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Singapore hotels see best month in years amid HK turmoil

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s hotel occupancy rates have climbed to their highest in over a decade as travellers and business events switched from Hong Kong, where pro-democracy protests [...]
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Public transport fares could rise by up to 7pct: PTC

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Public transport prices could increase by up to 7 per cent as the Public Transport Council (PTC) began its annual Fare Review Exercise. The figure is the maximum fare [...]
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