Archive for September 8th, 2018

Singapore Catholic Church details processes for investigating child abuse allegations

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Catholic Church in Singapore on Thursday (Sep 6) revealed in greater detail the processes it has put in place to deal with any allegations of child abuse and its [...]
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Jordan to provide Philippines with Cobra attack choppers

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Jordan on Thursday agreed to provide two Cobra attack helicopters to the Philippines in a development seen to strengthen Manila’s defense capabilities. Presidential [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte offers troops to Jordan to fight militants

Philippines’ Duterte offers troops to Jordan to fight militants

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to send troops to Jordan to help combat Islamist militants, after agreeing to deepen military cooperation with the Middle [...]
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Paolo Duterte slaps libel raps vs Trillanes

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Former Davao vice Mayor and Presidential Son Paulo Duterte has filed on Friday (September 7) a libel case against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV at the Davao Regional Trial [...]
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Inflation a ‘prominent challenge’ to Philippines, Moody’s says

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

Inflation is a “prominent challenge” to the Philippines and elevated price spikes will remain “for a couple of months,” debt-watcher Moody’s [...]
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Duterte: Defiant senator won’t be arrested without warrant

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided not to seek the arrest of an opposition senator who has taken refuge in the Senate without a court warrant. The decision [...]
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Duterte to name experts picked to probe Dengvaxia mess: DOH

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has selected three experts to form the Asian panel who will investigate the effects of the controversial vaccine, Dengvaxia. Health Secretary [...]
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Trillanes turns to music to de-stress ahead of impending arrest

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV admitted sleepless nights on his fourth day under Senate confinement. But despite his ordeal, he is grateful to his supporters for standing by [...]
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Philippines, Jordan unite in fight against terrorism

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Jordan have vowed to unite in the fight against terrorism as they admitted that the threat posed by extremists may not be quelled anytime soon. President [...]
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US, Philippines floating back together again

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | A Times | 6:00 AM

America is heaping new aid and arms on its traditional treaty ally in a bid to boost its defenses and resolve vis-a-vis China in the South China Sea After a period of [...]
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Thai cave boys in the spotlight, again

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The young Thai football team whose terrifying ordeal in a flooded cave captivated the world earlier this year recounted their memories of their rescue Thursday as they [...]
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Thais urged to drop charges over posts on British tourist’s rape complaint

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Thai authorities to drop legal cases against 12 people arrested over Facebook posts they shared about a British tourist’s complaint [...]
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Thailand: Drop Cases for Online Reporting on Alleged Rape

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities are wrongfully prosecuting online news outlets and social media users for reporting an alleged rape case at a popular tourist island in Thailand, Human [...]
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Indonesia needs stronger export sector: Economists

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Attracting foreign investment to the export-oriented sector and developing basic industries that produce raw materials would be the best long-term strategies for Indonesia to [...]
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Indonesia’s stock exchange to launch technology platform, eyes Go-Jek IPO

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s stock exchange plans to launch a dedicated technology section in 2019 to host initial public offerings (IPO) by startups, in the hope of landing a Go-jek [...]
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