Archive for September 18th, 2018

Japanese touch to Terengganu’s multiracial lantern festival

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The performance by six Japanese students on a fellowship exchange programme, livened up the ‘Terengganu Lantern Festival 2018′. The multi-racial festival, hosted [...]
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Over 28pct of Japanese population officially old: government

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

More than 28 percent of Japan’s population is now officially classified as elderly according to government data, the highest rate in the world as the first wave of [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Are you optimistic about the job market in Singapore?

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Job vacancies in Singapore grew, and the number of retrenchments fell, while total employment rose in the first half of 2018, the Manpower Ministry reported on Thursday (13 [...]
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Singapore August exports growth slows to 5pct

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

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) slowed sharply in August as sales of pharmaceuticals came off the sizzling pace of the month before, official data showed on [...]
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Recruitment firm owner must pay S$344,000 penalty for evading tax over five years

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

The owner of a recruitment firm was fined S$17,500 on Monday (Sep 17) and made to pay a penalty of S$344,522, twice the amount of tax she evaded over five years. Pauline Tan [...]
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Ministers ‘may get well below $1.1 million’ in pay: Singapore government website

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A Singapore government website called Factually is attempting to clear the air about ministers’ salaries. An article released on Sunday (16 September) says that there [...]
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Singapore police warn of kidnap scams targeting China students

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Police are warning of a kidnap scam involving Chinese national students in Singapore, where their parents are deceived into thinking that their children have been kidnapped [...]
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New academy to send Singapore students overseas for internships at start-ups

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

To groom future innovators with a global view, a new academy has been set up to send Singapore students abroad for internships at start-ups or companies that undertake [...]
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Man jailed for creating company to cheat RSAF of more than $600,000 in contracts

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A man who cheated the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) of more than $600,000 in contracts with a former airforce engineer was jailed for one year and two months on [...]
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Ministers ‘may get well below $1.1 million’ in pay: Singapore government website

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A Singapore government website called Factually is attempting to clear the air about ministers’ salaries. An article released on Sunday (16 September) says that there [...]
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No Malaysians reported hurt in northern Philippines

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

No Malaysians were reported hurt in the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut which made landfall in several areas in the Philippines on Saturday, Wisma Putra said. In a statement [...]
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Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and [...]
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Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

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

A Philippine mayor said Monday that it’s unlikely any of the dozens of people thought buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive, though [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut Reaches China As The Philippines Searches For Survivors

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Mangkhut began to lash southern China on Sunday, the latest stop along a destructive path that has left dozens dead and many missing. At least 64 people have died in [...]
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Duterte chooses Army Chief Lt. Gen. Bautista to be next NFA Administrator

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to appoint retiring Philippine Army Chief Lt. Gen. Rolando Bautista to be the next administrator of the National Food Authority (NFA). [...]
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