Archive for October 4th, 2018

Singapore manufacturing growth dips in September after brief uptick in August

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s factory activity grew at a slower pace last month (September), with fewer new orders and new exports, in line with a similar trend across Asia and Europe, [...]
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Deliveroo Singapore offers subscription service Plus for unlimited free delivery

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Customers will save the usual $3 delivery fee on every order when they sign up for Deliveroo Plus. They can apply for the service on their basket at checkout or in the [...]
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Singapore’s first zombie film ‘Zombiepura’ hits screens in October

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo Movies Singapore | 6:00 AM

Director Jacen Tan wants you to imagine a Singapore overrun by zombies. Specifically, a zombie apocalypse will be unleashed in a local army camp, which is the setting for [...]
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Singapore to replace paper arrival cards for foreign visitors with electronic version

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Foreign visitors to Singapore will soon not have to fill up paper arrival cards, and can instead submit their information online before their trip. The [...]
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Singapore to sustain 4pct pay hike in 2019: study

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SBR | 6:00 AM

Singapore to sustain 4 percent pay hike in 2019: study It lags behind other Asian counterparts which are geared for 0.1 to 0.5 percent salary hike increases. Salary in [...]
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Singaporean tech company Touche works with EDDITS to simplify in-store cryptocurrency payments

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The new payment means will utilise biometric-enabled payments solution for an in-store cryptocurrency payments Singapore-based technology company developing biometric [...]
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Singapore’s shipping industry aims to achieve cleaner fuel target ahead of 2020 global deadline

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore, a major marine oil supplier, is accelerating plans to move towards cleaner and alternative fuels. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is working [...]
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Singapore logistics sector launches 3-year plan to speed up tech adoption

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s logistics sector is stepping on the gas pedal in its technology adoption efforts, with a three-year plan outlining ways for various stakeholders to [...]
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Mocha Uson resigns

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Communications Assistant Secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson made a surprise announcement in Senate on Wednesday (October 3). The controversial singer-turned-Cabinet [...]
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Philippine military chief: Duterte critic requested amnesty

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippine military chief testified Tuesday that an opposition senator formally applied for amnesty for his involvement in past military mutinies based on an amnesty [...]
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Philippines evangelist accused of running a child sex ring

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Hawaii Newsnow | 6:00 AM

A Filipino evangelist and big supporter of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is being accused by a former church follower of running a “child sex ring.” [...]
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WB releases 496 million USD to help typhoon victims in Philippines

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

The World Bank (WB) has released 496.25 million US dollars to support the Philippine government’s efforts to hasten recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction in [...]
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Thai bay made famous in ‘The Beach’ shut indefinitely

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The glittering Thai bay immortalised in the movie “The Beach” will be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from the impact of hordes of tourists, an [...]
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Indonesia’s Widodo makes second visit to quake city as aid effort gears up

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo made a second visit to Sulawesi island on Wednesday to ramp up relief efforts following a devastating earthquake and tsunami, as [...]
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The Latest: Indonesian quake toll raised to 1,407

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has increased to 1,407. National [...]
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