A former wealth manager of troubled Swiss private bank BSI was denied bail by the Singapore High Court on Friday and will await his trial in prison for two of the nine charges that are part of the city-state's investigations into money laundering. The case is related to illicit money transfers linked
By Fathin Ungku and Manesha Pereira SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore court on Friday charged six Bangladeshi men with terrorism financing, after detaining them last month for allegedly planning attacks in their home country. The six were among eight Bangladeshi men detained in April under Singapore
Dhaka, May 27(ANI): Six Bangladeshi workers detained last month in Singapore were today charged with financing terrorism. Claiming to be members of the Islamic State in Bangladesh (ISB), the men were planning attacks back home hoping to topple the Bangladeshi government, reports Daily Star.
Singapore on Friday charged six Bangladeshi guest workers with raising funds for an alleged plot to launch terrorist attacks in their homeland. Items seized from them included manuals on bomb-making and how to use a 0.50 calibre sniper rifle, along with a list of Bangladesh government and military officials
The police have arrested 10 men and 12 women for their alleged role in online scams amounting to more than $220,000. In a statement released on Friday (27 May), the police said those arrested over a three-day operation were suspected of being involved in 56 such cases.
Looking for more thrills in Singapore? You may get your wish by the end of this year when the Republic welcomes its first Bungy Tower at Siloso Beach on Sentosa island. The 50-metre tower, to be built by AJ Hackett International, will offer a range of experiences including the world’s first “Duo Giant
Singapore was named the fourth most expensive prime logistics market in the world in 2015, with rent averaging US$10.91 per square feet (psf) per year, a new report by CBRE showed. The report, which tracks the rents of prime logistical facilities, said that rents increased globally last year due to demand
In a statement released by the police, the Commercial Affairs Department began investigations on 8 April this year after they received information that several radicalised Bangladeshi nationals were involved in terrorism financing activities. The six were among the group of eight Bangladeshi nationals
If you have not missed a payment in 3 years you need to see this. Banks feel cheated by brilliant home pay off plan.
Embark on an exhilarating drive across the arresting Atlantic Ocean Road By Natalie Kwan for Weekender Singapore; Photo: Shutterstock Crowned by many as the world’s best road trip, the Atlantic Ocean Road is a magnificent structure joining various islands in Møre og Romsdal, Norway. Also read: How to
Traditional flavours and trendy ingredients take centre stage in these eight delicious rice dumplings By Samantha Francis; Cover photo: Man Fu Yuan It’s the time of the year, once again, to indulge in beautifully-wrapped bundles of bak chang or zong zi (rice dumplings) in celebration of Duanwu Jie, better
Police reports have been filed against sociopolitical website The Independent Singapore (TISG) and two individuals - activist Teo Soh Lung and blogger Roy Ngerng - for allegedly breaching “election advertising” regulations on Cooling-Off Day (6 May) and Polling Day (7 May) for the recent Bukit Batok
MediaCityUK will launch its UK apartment development, The Lightbox, in Singapore on May 28 and 29 at St Regis Hotel.The Lightbox is a 19-storey residential tower located in the city of Manchester and comprises one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. The two-bedroom units sized from 427 sq ft will be
By Alasdair Reilly LONDON (Reuters) - Gunvor Group has closed US$1.041 billion (0.70 billion pounds) of syndicated revolving credit facilities to support new activities and existing operations in Asia ...
A former Singapore wealth manager of troubled Swiss private bank BSI Bank will remain in remand of white-collar police after the state prosecutor said it is challenging a court's decision on Thursday to grant him bail of S$600,000 ($435,761). The case is part of Singapore's money laundering
Parents in Singapore have been advised to ensure their children are vaccinated against measles, following a jump in the number of cases here. A total of 50 measles cases have been reported from the beginning of 2016 up to 21 May, said a Ministry of Health (MOH) press release issued on Thursday (26 May
Find out which one gives the most exciting promotions for Apple Pay users Yesterday, Apple announced its partnership with DBS/POSB, OCBC, Standard Chartered, and UOB in Singapore enabling Apple Pay for Visa and MasterCard credit and debit card holders. It got many of us excited at the e27 office and
A man was injured on Thursday (26 May) morning while carrying out works at Sembawang MRT station.
A new kind of smoke is being blown from Indonesia. It is of the political variety, with Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar telling Singapore to mind its own business when it comes to solving the haze issue.Apparently reacting to a Singapore decision to use its haze law to get a court
By Masayuki Kitano SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's industrial production in April grew at the fastest pace in nearly two years thanks to healthy output of electronics and pharmaceuticals, but analysts remain wary over the outlook due to sluggish global demand. Manufacturing output rose 2.9 percent
Teenage blogger Amos Yee appeared in court Thursday morning (26 May) to face eight charges related to online posts he published between November last year and last Thursday (19 May). Two charges are for allegedly failing to report to the Jurong Police Division for order proceedings. Yee was not represented
SINGAPORE-- - BBP increases efforts across Singapore to offer its solution that reduces energy cost and environmental impact for its clients Infor EAM delivers enterprise-grade solutions that helps BBP ...
Singapore is the fourth most expensive global prime logistics market worldwide, with prime logistics rents of US$10.91 psf per annum, according to CBRE’s inaugural Global Prime Logistics Rents report. The report tracked the rents of prime logistics facilities in 69 global hubs in the Americas, Asia Pacific
Global Payments Inc (NYSE: GPN ) announced Wednesday that it would extend its support to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL )'s Apple Pay in Singapore. According to the company, it was pleased to offer merchants ...
Global Payments Inc. , a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, is pleased to offer merchants in Singapore the ability to accept credit and debit card payments via Apple Pay™, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient
Until the year 2000, Israel and Singapore kept a deep, dark secret from the world. So what's behind Israel and Singapore's secret alliance?