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Singapore , Wednesday 23 January 2019

News Singapore: Singapore housing prices more affordable than other major cities: Survey

News source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/singapore-housing-prices-more-affordable-114841527.html
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Singapore housing prices are indexed as “seriously unaffordable” as its the median house price is 4.6 times the Republic’s median household income. The survey titled, ’15th Annual Demographia Internat...

News Singapore: Here are 8 areas of deep tech that Singapore startups are working on

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/8-areas-deep-tech-singapore-startups-working-024058957.html
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

The Singapore government has committed S$19 billion (US$14 billion) in deep tech commercialisation in its RIE2020 plan, and with friendly Smart Nation policies, Singapore is becoming a haven for the d...

News Singapore: Dyson moves HQ to Singapore as Asia fuels electric car dream

News source: https://www.theedgesingapore.com/dyson-moves-hq-singapore-asia-fuels-electric-car-dream
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): The billionaire inventor James Dyson, an ardent backer of Brexit, has decided to relocate his company’s head office to Singapore in a blow to the UK government. Dyson has mushroome...

News Singapore: Singapore tackles flailing retail spend through Orchard Road revitalisation

News source: https://www.ttgasia.com/2019/01/23/singapore-tackles-flailing-retail-spend-through-orchard-road-revitalisation/
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

As Singapore’s tourism receipts plateau with declines seen in shopping and F&B spend, efforts to stimulate expenditure through reinvigorating one of the city’s traditional retail hotspots is underway. ...

News Singapore: Singapore releases AI model governance framework at World Economic Forum

News source: https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/singapore-releases-ai-model-governance-framework-at-world-economic-forum
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

AI is, in essence, computer programs or machines that can perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. They include technology such as speech recognition, decision making and language translat...

News Singapore: Singapore plans to focus on health, infrastructure in Budget 2019

News source: https://www.theedgesingapore.com/singapore-plans-focus-health-infrastructure-budget-2019
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

(Jan 23): Singapore’s finance minister said next month’s budget will focus on infrastructure spending, health care for an aging population, and helping businesses transition to a digital economy. “We ...

News Singapore: Singapore's GEAR fails to win bid for Stanmore Coal

News source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/singapores-gear-fails-win-bid-032222524.html
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Singapore's Golden Investments said on Wednesday that it will seek a board position at Australia's Stanmore Coal Ltd as its biggest shareholder, despite the failure of a ...

News Singapore: Is Malaysia and Singapore making their way back to a more rocky relationship after the former’s political tsunami?

News source: https://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2019/01/23/is-malaysia-and-singapore-making-their-way-back-to-a-more-rocky-relationship-after-the-formers-political-tsunami/
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad gave a speech at the Oxford Union recently and answered several questions ranging from Malaysia’s stance on Israel, their relationship with China, and thei...

News Singapore: Singapore's Defence Minister says injured actor Aloysius Pang needs artificial life support

News source: http://www.ibtimes.sg/singapores-defence-minister-says-injured-actor-aloysius-pang-needs-artificial-life-support-29067
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen stated on Wednesday that the injured actor Aloysius Pang's condition has deteriorated as doctors put him under artificial support for his lungs, kidneys and heart. Dr Ng sa...

News Singapore: Singapore-based fintech Credit Culture raises US$29.5M funding from RCE Capital Berhad

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/singapore-based-fintech-credit-culture-raises-us-29-110246013.html
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Credit Culture, Singapore-based fintech that is among the six entities selected as part of a pilot by MinLaw, announces S$40 million (US$29.5 million) funding from Malaysian-listed investment holding ...

News Singapore: MHA reports terrorism threat to Singapore remains high; urges S’poreans not to be complacent

News source: http://theindependent.sg/mha-reports-terrorism-threat-to-singapore-remains-high-urges-sporeans-not-to-be-complacent/
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Singapore Police Force (SPF) will be the first line of response to terror attacks. (Photo: Screengrab from YouTube.) Terrorism threats to Singapore remain high, as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...

News Singapore: Oxford student was not the right representative to hold up Singapore’s position against Mahathir: Local CEO

News source: http://theindependent.sg/oxford-student-was-not-the-right-representative-to-hold-up-singapores-position-against-mahathir-local-ceo/
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Local CEO Devadas Krishnadas has asserted that Oxford University student Darrion Mohan who took on Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad at a forum last Friday was not the right ...