Archive for May 12th, 2018

Singapore will continue to work closely with Malaysia’s new govt Report

12-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore will continue to work closely with Malaysia’s new government to advance the relationship between the two countries, the republic’s minister for Trade [...]
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Singapore’s Hsien Loong congratulates Dr M

12-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has written a congratulatory message to the nation’s newly-sworn in prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Lee, who took to [...]
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Facebook removes, then reinstates ‘We are against Pinkdot in Singapore’ group

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The We are against Pinkdot in Singapore (WAAPD) Facebook group that was briefly taken down by the social media platform’s administrators on Wednesday (9 May) has been [...]
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Neutral and stable, Singapore is natural choice for Trump-Kim

12-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With one foot in the East and one in the West, ultra-modern and secureto the point of sometimes being mocked as dullSingapore was a natural choice for the historic first [...]
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Former bank officer jailed 25 weeks for forging clients’ documents

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Under pressure to meet targets at work, a former OCBC Bank mortgage specialist forged his clients’ documents in order to expedite the approval of their home loans. Paul [...]
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Genting Singapore Q1 profit up 3.3pct to S$217.2m

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

GENTING Singapore posted a 3.3 per cent increase in net profit for the first quarter from S$210.2 million in the year-ago period to S$217.2 million, it said on Thursday [...]
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Philippines’ government sees popularity dip on inflation worries

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Public satisfaction with the performance of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s government fell in the first quarter from a record high in December, partly pulled [...]
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Philippine top judge, Duterte’s critic, ousted by colleagues

12-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country’s authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow magistrates that she [...]
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The Latest: Philippine opposition calls judge ouster mockery

12-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the removal of the chief justice of the Philippines (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Philippine opposition leader says the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes [...]
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Philippines’ top court votes to oust Duterte-critic judge

Philippines’ top court votes to oust Duterte-critic judge

12-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Judges of the Philippines’ top court voted Friday to remove their chief justice, who faced ouster efforts after battling with President Rodrigo Duterte over his deadly [...]
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Philippine Supreme Court removes Duterte ‘enemy’ judge

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Supreme Court voted on Friday to remove its top judge, whom President Rodrigo Duterte has called an “enemy” for voting against several [...]
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China lands military plane at third Spratly Island, just 12 nautical miles from Philippines

China lands military plane at third Spratly Island, just 12 nautical miles from Philippines

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

China has deployed military aircraft to a third outpost in a disputed South China Sea island chain, a move which will alarm rivals who believe Beijing has ramped up its [...]
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Philippines congratulates Mahathir, sees ‘enhanced’ ties with Malaysia

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

‘Prime minister Mahathir is an old friend of the Philippines and his fresh mandate augurs well for the deep relations between the Philippines and Malaysia,’ says [...]
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Philippines to launch first missile-firing assault vessels

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The Philippine navy will deploy its first-ever missile-firing assault vessels in about three months, likely for territorial defense, anti-insurgency strikes and deterrence, [...]
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Philippines, Kuwait to sign labour pact on Friday

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

New agreement will see a slew of improved conditions for Filipina workers Manila: Labour officials of the Philippines and Kuwait are expected to sign a labour agreement on [...]
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