Archive for October 2nd, 2017

N Korea WARNING: Japan terrified of huge provocation on October 10

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

JAPAN has chillingly warned North Korea are planning to ratchet up provocation in just days. Defence minister Itsunori Onodera urged caution as Japan’s start of lower [...]
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Japan has taken a key step to cement its position as a leader for cryptocurrencies

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

(Bitcoin was trading up.02 percent Friday morning.MI) China is moving forward with a plan to crack down on cryptocurrencies, but Japan is singing a different tune. [...]
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Singapore to donate S$300000 worth of supplies to Bangladesh, Burma

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore government will donate approximately S$300,000 worth of humanitarian relief supplies to Bangladesh and Myanmar, said the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on Friday [...]
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Singapore land fetches record price as office market recovers

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

Guocoland Ltd submitted the winning bid of S$1.62bil (about RM5bil) for a site earmarked for office development in Singapore’s central business district, the highest [...]
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PM Lee spells out why he pushed for reserved election

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

He knew it’d be unpopular and cost votes, but sees it as necessary for multiracialism Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has made it plain that he knew the reserved [...]
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Duterte claims Trillanes closed Singapore bank account online

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday made a fresh allegation against Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, claiming that the lawmaker closed his Singapore bank account before he flew to [...]
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Uber, Grab to tighten up on deliveries in Philippines amid drug concerns

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ride-hailing platforms Uber and Grab have agreed to stop their drivers from delivering unchecked packages on behalf of customers, in response to government concerns they [...]
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Philippines gets $415.2 mn loan to help flood control

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will receive a loan of $415.2 million from the World Bank and the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to help it solve chronic flooding [...]
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Chinese builders scramble for a piece of Philippines construction boom

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A construction boom in the Philippines has provoked a surge of interest from Chinese contractors keen to grab a piece of President Rodrigo Duterte’s $180 billion [...]
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Trump attending Asean meet in Philippines

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump will attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in the Philippines in November, the White House confirmed yesterday, after his [...]
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Furious Philippines decries West’s joint stand on drug war killings

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines vigorously defended its human rights record on Friday, accusing the West of bias, hypocrisy and interference after 39 mostly European nations expressed [...]
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Philippines slams 39 countries calling for end to killings

Philippines slams 39 countries calling for end to killings

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Miamiherald | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government has denounced 39 mostly Western nations, including the United States, Britain and France, which have urged it to end thousands of killings under [...]
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Philippines on call to end drug war deaths: Look who’s talking

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Friday stressed that there is no culture of impunity in the country in response to the statement of 39 countries expressing concern over drug-related [...]
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Thailand sets up new telecommunications infrastructure to boost service delivery capacity

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Oxfordbusinessgroup | 6:00 AM

On August 1 Pansak Siriratchatapong, deputy minister for digital economy and society, announced plans to establish two companies to provide additional broadband internet [...]
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Former Thai leader seeking asylum in UK, says party source

Former Thai leader seeking asylum in UK, says party source

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in London and seeking political asylum in the United Kingdom, a source in her Pheu Thai Party told CNN on [...]
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