Archive for December 10th, 2016

Missing Marine Pilot Who Ejected off Japan Coast Confirmed Dead

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A US Marine pilot who ejected from an F/A-18 fighter jet off the eastern coast of Japan has been confirmed dead after being recovered earlier on Thursday by a Japanese naval [...]
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Duterte off to Cambodia and Singapore this month

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is leaving for Cambodia and Singapore this December. He will go on a two-day state visit to Cambodia on December 13 and 14. Foreign Affairs [...]
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Singapore Civil Defence Force sends team to assess Aceh earthquake damage

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian rescue workers carry a survivor from a fallen building after an earthquake in Trienggadeng Reuters The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will send a team of two [...]
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Singapore-China relations hit another snag

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Policyforum | 6:00 AM

Singapore is unlikely to cede to Chinese pressure over how it conducts its foreign policy, Liang Fook Lye writes. Singapore’s relations with the People’s Republic [...]
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Singapore sends condolences to Indonesia on the earthquake in Pidie Jaya Regency, Aceh

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Online Citizen | 6:00 AM

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has issued a statement that expresses Singapore’s condolences towards Indonesia for its recent earthquake that struck Pidie Jaya [...]
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Bid to understand regional impact of natural disasters

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS), an institution hosted by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), has plans to set up a research group to understand the potential [...]
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Aceh quake: Singapore reaches out to victims

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Agencies and individuals in Singapore are making efforts to help victims of Wednesday’s earthquake in Indonesia. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck Aceh province [...]
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Undertaker misery on frontlines of Philippine drug war

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Business has never been busier for undertaker Alejandro Ormeneta but, after five months on the frontlines of the Philippines’ brutal drug war, he just wants the [...]
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Philippines outsourcing firms hit by Trump and ‘Trump East’

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Julius Guevara, head of research at Colliers Philippines, said while US investors were concerned about Duterte and Trump, firms that are already in the Philippines are [...]
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The Philippines’ president gave a profanity-laced recounting of his phone call with Donald Trump

The Philippines’ president gave a profanity-laced recounting of his phone call with Donald Trump

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ president gave a profanity-laced recounting of his phone call with Donald Trump Philippines Rodrigo Duterte Trump speech Philippine President Rodrigo [...]
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Philippines Airlines finalises Bombardier turboprop order

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Kansas | 6:00 AM

Philippine Airlines has finalised a Q400 turboprop airliner order with Bombardier that’s value could reach $401 million. Bombardier said Thursday the flag carrier of [...]
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Senate panels urge Duterte to punish cops who violate law

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:00 AM

The Senate committees that probed alleged extrajudicial killings in the drug war urged President Rodrigo Duterte to punish erring policemen and to avoid giving statements [...]
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Philippines outsourcing firms hit by Trump and ‘Trump East’

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

When Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, the man dubbed “Trump of the East”, told US businesses to pack their bags if they didn’t like his anti-American [...]
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The Philippines Is Looking Around For More Oil And Gas

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Seeking Alpha | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is a state which consists of islands that are situated on the way of a $5 trillion-a-year trade route, a location of strategic importance. Its economy is [...]
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US use of Philippines for sea patrols unlikely

10-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

It is highly unlikely the government would allow the US military to use the Philippines as a springboard for freedom of navigation patrols in the disputed South China Sea to [...]
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