Archive for August 1st, 2019

Singapore to stop ‘Sling’ LNG indices, sheds hopes of main price hub

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

Singapore Exchange will stop producing and publishing its spot price indicesSlingfor liquefied natural gas (LNG), less than four years after their launch, dashing the [...] » More

Singapore soldiers charged over actor’s death in training

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

Two Singapore soldiers were charged in military court Wednesday over the death of a popular actor during reservist training in a case that has sparked calls for changes to [...] » More

Music video by Preetipls has ‘crossed the line’ by insulting Chinese people: Shanmugam

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

A music video by social media personality Preeti Nair and her brother Subhas in which they mocked a controversial advertisement has “crossed the line” by [...] » More

Survey finds rise in perception of work-related discrimination among Malays, Indians in Singapore

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

While relations between racial and religious groups in Singapore are positive, the proportion of Malay and Indian respondents who said they felt discriminated against when [...] » More

COMMENT: Don’t stop talking about privilege in Singapore

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

We live in a politically charged global era. Ground-up movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter resonate far beyond their geographical starting points. Especially [...] » More

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund joins BlackRock and KKR in landmark Abu Dhabi oil investment

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has agreed to invest in a major oil pipeline partnership with Abu Dhabi’s National Oil Company (ADNOC), bringing total investment [...] » More

Singapore rich kids end up with penthouses as parents skirt tax

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

Not many 24-year-old university students live in a S$1.2 million ($875,000) penthouse, kitted out with a Herman Miller Aeron office chair and Lelit espresso machine. [...] » More

Singapore’s economy may grow just 1.5pct this year, Moody’s Analytics says

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Singapore’s economy is set to grow between 1.5 percent and 2 percent this year, according to Steve Cochrane, chief Asia Pacific economist for Moody’s Analytics. [...] » More

26pct of Singaporean women have experienced sexual harassment: poll

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

A quarter of Singaporean women (26 per cent) have experienced sexual harassment, while less than half of such incidents are reported by both men and women, according to a [...] » More

Four dengue-related deaths in past month bring 2019 dengue fatalities to nine: reports

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

Four more people have died of dengue in Singapore over the last month, with the number of dengue cases reported so far in 2019 being about five times more than the same [...] » More

Fly buzzes Rodrigo Duterte as he attacks Philippine priests

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | GulfNews | 6:02 AM

President uses the incident to criticise the country’s influential Catholic church A fly that interrupted his speech was working under the orders of priests, Philippine [...] » More

Philippine defence chief accuses Beijing of ‘bullying’ over claims in the South China Sea

Philippine defence chief accuses Beijing of ‘bullying’ over claims in the South China Sea

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

Manila’s top defence official has accused China of “bullying” over its ongoing occupation of a set of disputed islets within the Philippines’ [...] » More

China to Philippines: ‘We won’t take the first shot’

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:02 AM

Ambassador Zhao Jianhua says that Beijing is committed to a peaceful settlement of disputes Amid criticism of its growing military presence in the South China Sea, [...] » More

The Philippines is the world’s most deadly place to defend the environment

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

The Philippines is now the deadliest country in the world for land and environmental defenders, with 34 killed in 2018, according to new research. Worldwide, a total of 164 [...] » More

4 men dead in Philippines shooting during drinking

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Four people were killed on Tuesday night in a shooting incident that erupted in Bula, Camarines Sur province of the Philippines, police said on Wednesday. The four male [...] » More