Archive for May 9th, 2018

Commentary: Is the uptick in the Singapore economy deserving of greater optimism?

09-May-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:01 AM

Where MTI has announced a 4.3 per cent growth for the first quarter of 2018, and MAS said they would allow the Singapore dollar to rise in the first tightening of monetary [...]
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Japan offers facial recognition technology as part of bid for KL-Singapore HSR project

09-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:01 AM

Japan is offering advanced facial recognition technology that would ensure smooth travelling between the cities of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, as part of its bid for the [...]
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Singapore condo resale prices up 0.6pct in April; volume dips 1.7pct: SRX Property

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:01 AM

SINGAPORE condo resale prices edged up 0.6 per cent to a fresh high in April over March, but volume of sales dipped by 1.7 per cent, according to flash data from real estate [...]
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4G leaders have to ‘earn the right to lead’ Singapore: President Halimah Yacob

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:01 AM

Singapore’s fourth-generation (4G) leadership team have to earn the right to lead the country by listening to the views and feelings of the people, said President [...]
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Philippines holds ‘informal’ backchannel talks with communists

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:01 AM

‘We are doing our best to meet the deadline set by the President about the resumption of talks within 60 days,’ Labour Secretary Silvestre Bello III says. The [...]
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Philippines seeks parts from Japan for ‘Huey’ helicopters

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

The Philippines is talking to Japan about acquiring spare parts for its UH-1H “Huey” helicopters, the air force commander said on Monday, after a deal for new [...]
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What we know about government personalities in the Philippines-Kuwait rift

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:01 AM

There seemed to be finger-pointing among government officials over the biggest diplomatic fiasco to date. The rift between the Philippines and Kuwait, which started when a [...]
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US, Philippines launch largest military drills under Duterte

US, Philippines launch largest military drills under Duterte

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:01 AM

US and Philippine forces on Monday began their largest annual military exercises since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power and vowed to scale down America’s [...]
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What The Philippine Economy Stands To Gain From Its Kuwait Fallout

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:01 AM

In recent weeks, the Philippines and Kuwait have found themselves at the centre of an all-out diplomatic crisis. As a result, the fate of up to 260,000 Overseas Filipino [...]
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US-Philippine war games open under pro-China Duterte

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

The US and Philippine militaries launched major exercises Monday aimed at fighting global terrorism, while staying mostly quiet on Beijing’s reported installation of [...]
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Batch of Burma refugees return from Thailand

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Mizzima | 6:01 AM

A group of Myanmar refugees who were living in camps in Thailand returned to Myanmar yesterday. A group of 73 Myanmar nationals in Thailand returned voluntarily and were [...]
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Interior Ministry sets up flood command centers across country

09-May-2018 Intellasia | NNT | 6:01 AM

The Interior Ministry has instructed all agencies to prepare disaster prevention measures ahead of the upcoming rainy season. The Department of Disaster Prevention and [...]
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Indonesian police arrest 3 accused of planning attacks

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:01 AM

Indonesia’s counter-terrorism squad has arrested three Islamic extremists accused of plotting bomb attacks against police using high-explosive materials, an official [...]
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Two delegations from European Parliament visit Indonesia

09-May-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:01 AM

Two delegations from the European Parliament are in Indonesia to deepen European Union-Indonesia cooperation and support the strategic partnership with Asean. Members of the [...]
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Afghanistan-Indonesia Strive To Expand Trade Links

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Tolo News | 6:01 AM

A three-day training being held in Kabul to promote trade ties between Afghanistan and Indonesia. The Embassy of Indonesia on Monday launched a three-day training workshop in [...]
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