Archive for December 5th, 2018

201 arrested in Singapore and China in joint anti-vice operation

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:10 AM

More than 200 individuals have been arrested in Singapore and China in a joint operation against a transnational vice syndicate, said the Singapore Police Force (SPF) in a [...]
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Singapore leaders send condolences over death of former US president George HW Bush

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:10 AM

Singapore leaders have written to former US president George W Bush to offer their condolences on the passing of his father, George HW Bush. The 41st president of the United [...]
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Ex-RWS cleaner who groped colleague jailed 3.5 years with 3 strokes of the cane

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:10 AM

Sangarganes Chandrasekaran pleaded guilty to one charge of molestation and one count of aggravated molestation. A cleaner at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) pinned his colleague [...]
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Tech and real estate rev up Singapore M&A scene

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | SBR | 6:10 AM

Deals by homegrown firms hit a four-year high at $46.19b in the first half of 2018. Singapore’s M&A scene remained abuzz with activity as a steady number of deals [...]
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Singapore’s MAS launches S$30m cybersecurity capabilities grant

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Finextra | 6:10 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the launch of a new S$30 million Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant to strengthen the cyber resilience of the [...]
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Singapore venture capital firm to launch blockchain accelerator for startups

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:10 AM

SINGAPORE venture capital firm Trive Ventures, formerly known as Tri5 Ventures, has unveiled a blockchain accelerator aimed at later-stage startups, with the backing of a [...]
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World Building of the Year awarded to innovative Singapore housing complex

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:10 AM

Ahousing complex for senior citizens has beaten off flashier competition to be named “World Building of the Year” at the World Architecture Festival (WAF), which [...]
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Cabinet reshuffle likely to come after 2019 Budget debate: PM Lee

Cabinet reshuffle likely to come after 2019 Budget debate: PM Lee

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:10 AM

Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has indicated that a Cabinet reshuffle will take place only after the 2019 Budget debate set for March next year. Speaking to [...]
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AirAsia launches Ipoh-Singapore route

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:10 AM

AirAsia today launched its Singapore to Ipoh route, further strengthening its connectivity to the “Bougainvillea City”. The inaugural flight departed from [...]
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Singapore PM’s wife wears pouch made by autistic student to G20 summit, shows us all how it’s done

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:10 AM

Ho Ching is the marvel we do not deserve. The wife of Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong shares just about anything and everything on her social media feed, [...]
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Singapore’s customer management company Everise acquires US-based Trusource Labs

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:10 AM

Trusource specialises in technical support for Internet of Things and help desk experiences for Apple users Everise, a Singapore-based customer management services company, [...]
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Duterte, whose war on drugs has killed thousands of Filipinos, ‘jokes’ about marijuana use

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose controversial war on drugs has killed nearly 5,000 suspected drug dealers and users since taking office in 2016, said on Monday he [...]
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Duterte promises P50K holiday bonus to Palace employees

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:10 AM

Employees under the Office of the President are in for a truly merry holiday as President Rodrigo Duterte announced Monday night (December 3) that each staff shall receive a [...]
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Measles threat looms in Philippines as trust in vaccines declineshealth officials

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Health experts on Monday warned against a possible outbreak of measles in the Philippines, as a disease long under control is fuelled by patchy immunisation programmes and [...]
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CIMB gets nod to set up ops in the Philippines

05-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:10 AM

CIMB Bank Bhd has received relevant approvals from the Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) to establish and operate its banking business in the Philippines. It includes the [...]
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