Archive for September 25th, 2018

Singapore Air Takes Delivery of Jet for World’s Longest Flight

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines Ltd took delivery of the Airbus SE A350-900 ultra long range aircraft to start a non-stop service to New York, a journey of about 19 hours that will become [...]
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COMMENT: Dealing with fake news is a police-and-thief game

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

After muddling through an archaic media policy of command and control, a new reality has dawned for Singapore. Reliance on the late Lee Kuan Yew’s silver bullet of [...]
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Singapore Air takes delivery of jet for world’s longest flight

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines Ltd took delivery of the Airbus SE A350-900 ultra long range aircraft to start a non-stop service to New York, a journey of about 19 hours that will become [...]
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US, Philippines affirm commitment to Mutual Defense Treaty

US, Philippines affirm commitment to Mutual Defense Treaty

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

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo have reaffirmed the commitment of the United States and the Philippines to the Mutual Defense [...]
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New typhoon roars towards Philippines

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

State weathermen on Sunday warned that a tropical storm they had spotted off the Philippines has intensified into a typhoon as it roared towards the country, bearing maximum [...]
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Typhoon Paeng enters Philippines, may affect Northern Luzon

Typhoon Paeng enters Philippines, may affect Northern Luzon

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

Typhoon Paeng entered the Philippine area of responsibility yesterday and is expected to hit extreme Northern Luzon this weekend. Paeng (international name Trami), the 16th [...]
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Typhoon #PaengPH to bring rains to Northern Luzon Friday

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Gulftoday | 6:00 AM

Northern Luzon will experience rains again in the next few days after suffering from the onslaught of another typhoon just last week. In its 5 am update, the Philippine [...]
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Inflation in the Philippines on the rise in wake of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Arabian Business | 6:00 AM

With soaring inflation and a currency slump of more than 7 percent against the dollar this year, the central bank in Philippines has hiked interest rates by 100 basis points [...]
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Philippines posts 15pct drop in cash remittance from Middle East

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

* There has been a 15 percent decrease in remittances from Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the Middle East, with fund transfers from Libya and Israel falling the most at [...]
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Philippines sends condolences over Vietnam president’s death

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ‘recalls with fondness the warmth and the hospitality’ extended to him by the late Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang The [...]
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8 out of 10 Filipinos satisfied with Duterte’s drug war SWS

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

The Duterte administration’s war on drugs campaign remains popular among Filipinos according to the latest survey released by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) on [...]
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Spray-can satire creates headache for Thai junta

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

Thailand’s junta chief caricatured as a “lucky cat” with a paw raised to rake in money, or his face crossed out by a thick, red linedaring graffiti is [...]
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Thailand between a US rock and Chinese hard place

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Author Benjamin Zawacki chronicles in well-documented detail how America lost and China won influence in the Southeast Asian kingdom Benjamin Zawacki provides a thoroughly [...]
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Thailand halts road construction near Thai-Burma border

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Kh Mertimeskh | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have suspended the construction of a road near a “No Man’s Land” islet in a river between Thailand and Myanmar at the request of their [...]
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Three Indonesians caught smuggling 435 exotic animals

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

Perlis Customs Department rescued 435 exotic animals, including two orang utans, about to be smuggled into Malaysia on Saturday. Its director Datuk Seri T Subromanian said [...]
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