Archive for September 27th, 2018

Corruption trial: Former Ang Mo Kio Town Council GM visited KTV lounges, massage parlours

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

For nearly two years, Victor Wong Chee Meng, the former general manager and secretary of Ang Mo Kio Town Council (AMKTC), allegedly received a steady stream of bribes [...]
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Most don’t expect abuse against a community after attack

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

Picture the scenario: A foreign extremist organisation, made up of members of one religious group, has launched a terror attack in Singapore. Chaos ensues, and there is a [...]
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Woman jailed 7 years 9 months for renovation scams totalling more than $1 million

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

While working at an interior design company, she misappropriated a total of $68,260 from clients. When she left the job, Husniyati Omar, 40, created a shell renovation [...]
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Philippines at risk of another deadly typhoon

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Landslide last week claims scores of lives as torrential rains follow devastating Typhoon Mangkhut. The Philippines is at risk again of landslides as another typhoon brings [...]
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Malaysia-Philippines trade to grow by double digits

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

Bilateral trade between Malaysia and the Philippines is expected to continue recording double-digit growth this year, said deputy International Trade and Industry minister [...]
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Philippines: Senator critical of Duterte arrested

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Senator Antonio Trillanes is detained in a move condemned as ‘persecution’ of opposition to President Rodrigo Duterte. A Philippine opposition senator who is a [...]
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Philippines aims to hold summit to revive BIMP-EAGA

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Theedge Markets | 6:00 AM

The Philippines plans to hold a Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) summit in the first quarter of next year in order to revive the [...]
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Thailand’s August coal imports rise 5pct on year to 2.46 mil mt

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | SP Global | 6:00 AM

Thailand imported 2.46 million mt of coal in August, 5.2 percent higher year-on-year, according to customs data released on Monday. Of the total, 888,922 mt was bituminous [...]
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Dr M to visit Thailand end of next month, says Thai PM

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will visit Thailand end of next month, his Thai counterpart Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha announced today. The visit by [...]
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Thai police hand over 100 kilos of marijuana for research

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

Thai police on Tuesday handed over around 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of seized marijuana for medical research, as officials seek to produce pot-based medication. Sophon [...]
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Thailand bird singing competition draws thousands

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

The annual bird singing competetion in Thailand draws thousands of spectators from south east Asia. Over 1,600 birds from Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore took part in the [...]
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Junta chief installs ally as mayor of Thai ‘Sin City’

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

Thailand’s junta leader has appointed the scion of a notorious political clan to run the country’s money-spinning ‘Sin City’ of Pattaya, as he woos [...]
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Indonesia’s 2018 food wheat imports to rise 6 per cent despite cost hike: industry

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s imports of wheat for flour are expected to reach 8.5 million tonnes this year, an industry body said, up from 8 million tonnes in 2017, despite increasing [...]
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Pertamina Needs $100B To Increase Indonesia’s Oil Production

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Oilprice | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s state-owned energy company Pertamina needs $100 billion to boost oil production and meet the country’s oil demand, with 70 percent of this spending [...]
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Story behind teen’s incredible survival after being stranded at sea

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Ny Post | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian teen already had one of the loneliest jobs on the planet. For $130 a month for the past three years, Aldi Novel Adilang manned a small floating fishing hut [...]
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