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Singapore is planning to build a green oasis in Dubai

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

There are countless superlatives you can use to describe Dubai. But “lush,” “tropical,” or “verdant” would not be anywhere near the top of [...]
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Bottle thrown from condo: Australian charged with causing death by rash act in fatal killer litter case

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

An Australian man has been charged over his alleged involvement in an incident at a condominium in Spottiswoode Park Road in which a 73-year-old man died after he was struck [...]
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HDB PMD ban: Residents, tenants hope for strict enforcement

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

It may become illegal to use Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) at Housing Board void decks and common corridors in 15 PAP town councils from 1 September, but residents and [...]
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Kidney specialist ordered to pay $1.8 million in penalties and fines for tax offences

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

The kidney specialist who under-declared more than $1.4 million in taxes will now have to pay a further $1.8 million in penalties and a fine in addition to making full [...]
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Singapore ranked world’s second safest city: EIU report

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

Singapore has retained its ranking as the world’s second safest city and topped several categories of urban safety, a biennial report by the Economist Intelligence Unit [...]
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Easier entry into Singapore for eligible Japan, Korea passport holders

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

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) will extend its Frequent Traveller Programme (FTP) to eligible Japan and South Korea passport holders from Wednesday (28 [...]
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Building ‘circular economy’ could help reduce Singapore’s food waste: study

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

Building a “circular economy” for food in Singapore could help to reduce the estimated 342,000 tonnes of food that is lost from farm to market here each year, [...]
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Australian who shoplifted $10,000 of items during transit at Changi Airport jailed 12 days

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

An Australian man who was in transit at Changi Airport went on a shoplifting spree at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 within three hours, and made away with alcohol, earphones and [...]
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Why Are So Many Singaporeans Doing Master’s Programmes When They’re A Dead End?

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | RICE | 6:02 AM

“Not worth it.” This was what most of my interviewees told me when I asked them about their experience and outcome of doing a master’s programme. Local [...]
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Police searching for man who fled after abandoning baby at Singapore general Hospital

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

The police are searching for a 28-year-old man who on Saturday handed an unconscious 6-month-old baby to a nurse at the Singapore general Hospital and fled. The mother of the [...]
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Couple who abused Burma maid get stiffer sentences after prosecution’s appeal

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

A married couple who physically abused their two maids received stiffer sentences at the High Court on Monday (26 August) after successful appeals by the prosecution for [...]
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13 new hawker centers to be completed by 2027, new venders get lower rent first two years

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s beloved hawker culture is about to get even more vibrant than it already is, with 13 new hawker centers set to join the 114 we have now. According to the [...]
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Singapore faces rising tide of bad debt with record bonds maturing

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Singapore firms are likely to see more soured debt as the trade-reliant economy takes a hit from US-China tensions. That’s the view of debt restructuring experts, for [...]
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Firefighters battling forest fire northwest of Singapore

27-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AsiaOne | 6:02 AM

Malaysian firefighters have been battling for days to extinguish a massive forest fire in Johor’s Iskandar Puteri district. Some 16ha of forest at Kampung Pekajang [...]
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Commentary: How effectively can Singapore adapt to sea level rise?

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

Even as Singapore strives to adapt to rising sea levels, let’s not win that battle yet end up losing the larger war against climate change, says the Singapore [...]
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