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SINGAPORE: Singapore's central bank is assessing whether additional regulations are required to protect investors in cryptocurrencies, an official said in a speech released on Thursday. The city-state, which is aiming to be a hub for financial technology and so-called initial coin offerings in Asia, does not ...
The latest comments contrast with those of Singapore's deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who in early February 2018 told parliament that there were “no systematic risk concerns” posed by the phenomenon to the banking sector or wider economy. While Shanmugaratnam added authorities ...

a Myanmar embassy official in Singapore told The Myanmar Times on Wednesday. The deceased, Ma Lehi Nei ... According to Singapore volunteer group Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME), the maid took the job to support her two school-age children. Her daughter is in middle ...
Singapore authorities have released a recall on a Malaysian instant coffee product, after checks and tests showed that it was safe to consume. MyCafe 4-in-1 Penang Durian White Coffee produced by Coffee Tree was recalled in Singapore on Feb 3 when reports surfaced of consumers suffering adverse ...
Formerly, Mahendran has provided his Singapore address to the authorities, sources confirm. An international courier service ... “Mahendran had left the apartment sometime back,” said a resident of the apartment, an official who is handling the investigations confirmed. The Colombo Fort Magistrate has ...
In what appears to be a first in Singapore, a conditional warning in lieu of prosecution was served on Keppel Offshore & Marine, a Singapore multinational company (Company), for corrupt payments made outside of Singapore in order to win contracts with Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., the Brazilian state-run oil ...

JOHOR BAHRU: Singapore and Malaysian authorities busted a regional drug trafficking syndicate in a joint investigation that resulted in 14 people - including ... Johor police chief Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said seven Malaysian men, five Singaporean men, one Singaporean woman and a Thai woman aged ...
YANGON -- Singapore-based real estate company Oxley Holdings and its consortium partners have been named the preferred bidders for redevelopment around the Yangon Central Railway ... The plan is to revamp signals, train cars and other equipment using official development assistance from Japan.
RIVER RYAN, N.S. — A hearing for a River Ryan man accused of robbing a bank in Singapore got underway at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London Thursday. Officials at the courthouse said David James Roach, 28, was remanded back into custody and the case was adjourned to Feb. 22, at which ...
Cheyenne Goh will become the first Singaporean athlete to appear at the Olympic Winter Games when she competes at PyeongChang 2018. The intrepid short ... The hope now among the country's sports officials is that Goh's success will encourage more Singaporeans to take an interest in winter sports.
In an interview with CNBC, Sopnendu Mohanty – chief fintech officer at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) – said he feared that on-going speculative investment in digital currencies might “destroy the experimental value of cryptocurrency”. “…the speculators and the people who are making money ...
Singapore authorities say they have been a target of Islamic extremism since the 1990s, but efforts to deter terrorism have stepped up markedly in recent ... Raising further concerns about the threat to the island, a Singaporean soldier has featured on a number of IS promotional videos, most recently in ...
11 at Heathrow Airport by officers from the Metropolitan Police Extradition Unit following a request from authorities in Singapore. “Metropolitan police would have made the arrest as instructed by the Home Office,” Davey said in an email response to questions from the Cape Breton Post. According to officials ...
LONDON: David James Roach, who is suspected of robbing the Standard Chartered Bank branch in Holland Village in 2016, is planning to contest his extradition to Singapore, his lawyer told Channel NewsAsia. The Canadian appeared in a London court on Thursday (Jan 18). It was the second time he ...
Singapore's biggest corruption scandal, involving Keppel Offshore & Marine, has shown up areas in the country's anti-bribery laws that could be ... resolution reached with the criminal authorities in the United States, Brazil and Singapore than if the matter had been prosecuted under Singapore laws alone.
SINGAPORE, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Singapore, as this year's ASEAN chairman, will make efforts toward positioning ASEAN as a region of seamless economic activities, especially in the fields of innovation and digital economy, a senior Singaporean official said here Wednesday. Koh Poh Koon, senior ...
While Singapore authorities will be happy with moderate property price gains over the next couple of years, they'll want investors to curb their enthusiasm ... Finally, officials won't turn a blind eye if last year's feverish pace of so-called en bloc sales -- where all condominium owners take cash from builders to ...

A Delhi-based person was among those surprised by a letter from Singapore's tax authorities at the end of 2017. The island nation is seeking details of accounts and looking to unearth the beneficial ownership of assets held in Singapore between 2008 and 2017 from banks and other agencies.
One of the main heritage-related highlights of the year would be the unveiling of Our SG Heritage Plan, Singapore's first national masterplan for the heritage and museum sector. Details will be announced during the Committee of Supply Debate in March, before its official launch during the annual ...
It said the agreement is the outcome of extensive discussions led by officials from SPAD and LTA. ... “Passengers travelling in either direction will clear both Malaysia and Singapore authorities at the point of departure, and need not go through immigration clearance again at the point of arrival,” the ...
As of 3:17pm today, most of Singapore was hitting the high 20s, with Jurong at 29.5°C, Changi at 29.1°C, and Marina Barrage at 29.7°C, while Sentosa went up to 30.1°C, according to the Meteorological Service Singapore website. The lowest recorded temperature so far today was Jurong West at 22.5°C ...
SINGAPORE - David James Roach, the suspect in the 2016 Standard Chartered Bank robbery case, has been detained by the British authorities and Singapore is working to extradite him. Roach, a 28-year-old Canadian national, was detained in London last Thursday (Jan 11) following a request from ...
A documentary focusing on the life of two teenager activists from Palestine was banned by the Singapore government for exploring the Palestinian-Israeli conflict “without a counterbalance.” Released in 2016, “Radiance of Resistance” was directed by American filmmaker Jesse Roberts. It was supposed to ...
SINGAPORE - A fishing boat caught trying to smuggle a tonne of crystal meth into the country was flying a Singapore flag in a failed attempt to trick the authorities, it was revealed on Monday (Feb 12). The Indonesian navy captured the vessel on Feb 7 off Batam island and found the drugs hidden in 41 rice ...
Singapore's Central Narcotics Bureau said yesterday that the boat is not registered here, but in Taiwan as Shun De Man No. 66. It added that preliminary investigations by the Indonesian authorities showed that at the time of interception, the Taiwanese syndicate had used the fictitious name Sunrise Glory ...
Singapore is coordinating the search and rescue operations with the Malaysian and Indonesian authorities, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in a statement yesterday. "Ships and helicopters from various agencies are involved," Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a ...
SINGAPORE: Authorities have stepped up checks for mosquito breeding grounds around several blocks at Bedok Reservoir Road, after a rising number of dengue cases in the area. In a two-and-a-half-month period since the end of September, there have been 57 reported dengue cases in the cluster, ...
It is the latest effort by authorities in the tightly-controlled financial hub of 5.6 million to prevent the sort of gridlock that has blighted other fast-developing Asian cities. Officials have already introduced tough measures, including a licence fee that has pushed the average car price to over US$80,000, a freeze ...
A Singaporean man died in an accident involving two vehicles in New Zealand on Monday (Dec 11). According to a statement by the New ... In a report on Tuesday, New Zealand news site Stuff.co.nz quoted an official saying the man who died was from Singapore. He was reportedly driving one of the two ...
In pushing to take over the Singapore FIR, some Indonesian officials have said Jakarta should have full control as it involves the country's sovereignty. ... Ambassador Nayar added: "It is not unusual for the air traffic authorities of one country to provide air traffic management services in the territorial airspace ...
SINGAPORE: Recent comments by former Indonesian air force officials on the Singapore Flight Information Region (FIR) as reported by local media "misrepresent the facts", said Singapore's ambassador to Indonesia in a statement on Monday (Dec 11). Ambassador Anil Kumar Nayar referred to an article ...
Eerie 'apocalyptic glow' above California as authorities battle wildfire bigger than Singapore. Footage shows the orange glow in the skies ... This is the stunning 'apocalyptic glow' that has formed over California as authorities battle a wildfire the size of Singapore. It was filmed in the coastal city of Morro Bay ...
SINGAPORE – Singapore authorities have begun a search and rescue operation for two men who went missing after their sampan capsized on Sunday (Dec 10) near the waters off Pedra Branca and Middle Rocks. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said it was informed by Johor's ...
SINGAPORE - A national service defaulter seeking Australian citizenship was advised by a tribunal in that country to first return to Singapore and face ... against the decision of the Singapore authorities to reject his application for a clearance certificate, or to return to Singapore and address the pending ...
ZHEJIANG - Zhejiang may have just launched its Singapore station, but official dialogue aimed at growing economic links has been going on for nearly 15 years. The two cities started the Singapore-Zhejiang Economic & Trade Council (SZETC) in 2003, with the first meeting taking place in Singapore that ...
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore authorities charged human rights activist Jolovan Wham on Wednesday for organizing public assemblies without a police permit, prompting rights groups to call on the government to guarantee the right to peaceful assembly. The 37-year-old Wham, the former executive ...
SINGAPORE - When Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited the Danish capital of Copenhagen in 2009 for a climate change conference, he was struck by the sight of people cycling after sunset in the depths of a freezing winter. "I concluded that if the Danes could cycle in winter, Singaporeans must be ...
A spokesperson for Bali's international airport said authorities will continue to monitor the situation on the ground, amid the possibility of a larger eruption. ... But airport officials cautioned that the only direct international gateway to the tropical island could be shuttered again, if winds change direction and ...
KUWAIT, Nov 29 (KUNA) -- Head of Kuwait National Security Bureau (NSB) Sheikh Thamer Al-Ali Al-Sabah met Wednesday with the Dean of School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) at National University of Singapore (NUS) Professor Wei Kwok Kee and his accompanying delegation.
(Bangkok) – Singapore authorities should drop the case against activist Jolovan Wham for holding three public gatherings in the city-state, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities are expected to charge Wham on November 29, 2017 with three counts of organizing a public assembly without a police ...
SINGAPORE/ BALI — They were 26 metres underwater last ... along with 59,000 others stuck in Bali — after the Indonesian authorities raised the ... On Monday, officials in Indonesia said 100,000 people on the island of Bali ...
SINGAPORE - The mastermind behind what is commonly referred to as ... banking details on the false premise that the "authorities'' needed to ...
BANGKOK - A Singaporean as well as a Malaysian journalist, jailed for ... Defence lawyers further found out that immigration officials were ...
In November, Singapore hosted this year's iteration of a series of regular ASEAN ... In that declaration, there was an official confirmation of the ...
SINGAPORE – Việt Nam's National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim ... by Deputy Speaker of the Singaporean Parliament Lim Biow Chuan, ... the exchange of visits by high-ranking parliament leaders and officials.
"I also noted that the health authorities elsewhere have issued warnings ... the Toxicology Society (Singapore) said: "Cyanide compounds are ...
“Money No Enough” (1998), written by and starring Singaporean superstar Jack ... The Singapore authorities have a policy where only a limited ...
Drabu to visit Singapore on official study tour ... include interactions with the ministers, senior government officials and the think-tanks there.
MANILA - When Singapore hosts the myriad of Asean meetings next year when it becomes the chairman of the 10-member grouping, it will ...
Association of Employment Agencies (Singapore) president K. ... the Philippine authorities to at least process applications where the ... "Workers who apply for the certificate would have gone through the official, legal process ...


 

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