Archive for September 22nd, 2018

Singaporean woman says living in China better than in Singapore

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Nicole Ling took to Facebook to talk about “the real communist state,” surprisingly referring to Singapore. The netisen has been living in China of late and [...]
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Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

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

A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those [...]
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Select Committee makes 22 recommendations to deal with fake news threat to Singapore

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

Singapore “has been and can expect to be subject to foreign disinformation operations”, the report says. The Select Committee tasked to look into the problem of [...]
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Singapore and Russia to expand business opportunities

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

Singapore businesses can explore opportunities in Russia in sectors such as consumerism and technology. Those were areas of opportunity, highlighted by Enterprise Singapore [...]
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Singapore government should pass laws against fake news: Select Committee

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

This story has been updated to include the government’s in-principle acceptance of the Select Committee’s recommendation for a multi-pronged approach to combat [...]
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Too many in Singapore lack perspective, says vlogger

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

Popular travel vlogger Nuseir Yassin has said too many people in Singapore “lack perspective”, as he hit back at critics who decried his videos on the city state, [...]
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Thum Ping Tjin lied to Select Committee, concludes fake news panel

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

Historian Thum Ping Tjin lied about his academic credentials and gave “misleading evidence”, said the Select Committee tasked with looking into the issue of [...]
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Ping An targets Crazy Rich Asians with launch of wealth app in Singapore

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Called Lu Global, the wealth management app targets the uber-rich of Singapore and is another step in Ping An’s Southeast Asia ambitions Ping An Insurance, the large [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Should the Singapore government be granted broader powers to combat fake news?

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

The Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods announced on Thursday (20 September) the 22 recommendations it made to the Singapore government on how to tackle the [...]
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Desperate victims of Philippines landslide that killed 22 send texts for help from under the rubble

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Relatives said they had been getting text messages from people trapped under the rubble of a landslide in the Philippines that has killed 22 people. The collapse of a [...]
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Philippines spending spree fades as inflation hurts even foreign cash earners

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

Liezel Carada, who relies entirely on her husband’s earnings as a dishwasher in Italy, has seen her income grow sharply thanks to a plunge in the Philippine peso in [...]
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ADB shifts Philippines lending focus to transport infrastructure

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

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is rebalancing its financial assistance to the Philippines to cover more transport infrastructure projects under its new six-year country [...]
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Landslide kills 21 in the Philippines

Landslide kills 21 in the Philippines

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Advocate | 6:00 AM

A massive landslide has buried dozens of homes near a mountain in the central Philippines, killing at least 21 people. Rescuers were scrambling to find survivors after some [...]
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Leni: ‘Another EDSA won’t be good for Philippines’

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

They have not joined forces and there is no conspiracy to oust President Duterte through mass actions that are supposed to start today, the 46th anniversary of Ferdinand [...]
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BOC seizes P16M-worth of smuggled onions

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

The Bureau of Customs recently hauled eight containers of smuggled onions at the Manila International Container Port which were declared as apples to escape taxes and duties. [...]
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