Archive for October 2nd, 2021

Singapore central bank plans digital platform to fight money laundering

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Singapore’s central bank said on Friday it would introduce a digital platform enabling banks to share information on customers and transactions, part of efforts to [...] » More

Singapore central bank plans digital platform to fight money laundering

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Singapore’s central bank said on Friday it would create a digital platform enabling banks to share information on customers and transactions, part of efforts to prevent [...] » More

Singtel divests Australian tower network to AustralianSuper for $1.4 billion

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Singapore Telecommunications (STEL.SI) has divested a 70 percent stake in its Australian tower network to superannuation fund AustralianSuper for A$1.9 billion ($1.37 [...] » More

Frustration with new COVID curbs as Singapore moves to open up

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Singapore’s reimposition of coronavirus restrictions to buy time to prepare to live with the disease has been met with some rare frustration as the government walks a [...] » More

Covid-19: Seniors in Singapore who got second vaccine dose on April 1 or earlier can get booster shot without appointment

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Today | 6:37 AM

People aged 60 and above who have completed their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine on or before April 1 will be able to get their booster shots without having to book an [...] » More

Air quality in Singapore improved in 2020, with slowdown in economic and transport activities: NEA report

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 6:37 AM

Air quality in Singapore improved in 2020, with the decrease in economic and transport activities due to COVID-19 contributing to this improvement, said a report on [...] » More

Firm admits to making 4 security staff work up to 20 hours a day

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:37 AM

A security manpower firm admitted on Thursday (30 September) to overworking four of its security officers due to a lack of staff. Peregrine Security had made its security [...] » More

Singaporean digital customer services provider TDCX raises $349 million in US IPO

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:37 AM

TDCX, the Southeast Asian digital customer service and marketing provider to technology firms and blue-chip companies, said on Friday that it had raised $349 million in an [...] » More

DOH logs 15,566 new COVID-19 cases

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:37 AM

The Department of Health on Friday reported 15,566 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,565,487. Active cases: 130,268 or [...] » More

Robredo transfers voter registration to Camarines Sur town

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:37 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo has transferred her voter registration from Naga City to Magarao town in Camarines Sur, her spokesperson Barry Gutierrez confirmed Friday, paving [...] » More

Philippine economy to take 10 years to recover from coronavirus, official says

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:37 AM

The Philippine economy will take more than a decade to return to pre-pandemic growth, an official said on Thursday (September 30), warning the next two generations of [...] » More

Next PH president shouldn’t be ‘defeatist’ in West PH Sea row

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Manilatimes | 6:37 AM

THE next president of the Republic should not have a “defeatist” attitude toward the territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea, political [...] » More

DTI wants all businesses opened, at different capacities

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:37 AM

To ensure business continuity and further economic recovery, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) yesterday proposed the opening of all businesses at varied operating [...] » More

Bank lending ends 8-month slump, grows 1.3pct in August

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:37 AM

Banks finally got the better end of record-low interest rates as lending recovered with a 1.3 percent growth in August, ending eight straight months of contraction, according [...] » More

ADB to set up financing platform for infra projects

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:37 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has teamed up with three investment firms for the establishment of a debt financing platform to fund sustainable infrastructure projects in [...] » More