Archive for October 23rd, 2018

Fiat sells auto parts unit to Japan’s Calsonic for 6.2 bn euros

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

Fiat Chrysler said Monday it was selling its Italian auto parts unit Magneti Marelli to Japan’s Calsonic Kansei (CK) in a deal worth 6.2 billion euros. It said the [...]
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Singapore launches mobile app version of govt e-services platform SingPass

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

SingPass users will now be able to log into their account using fingerprint The Singapore government has announced today the official rollout of the mobile app version of its [...]
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Uber to appeal Singapore’s competition watchdog decision on Grab deal

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

Uber Technologies Inc has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state’s [...]
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Singapore Founders’ Memorial to take five-hectare site at Bay East Garden

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

More than a year after Singaporeans chose Bay East Garden as the location for the Founders’ Memorial, the authorities have designated a five-hectare spot as the site [...]
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Singapore sees rising trend of child abuse cases in recent years

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore has seen a growing number of child abuse cases in recent years. In 2017, the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) investigated 894 cases of child abuse, [...]
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Malaysia’s ultra-rich vs Singapore’s: Who’s wealthier?

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

If you have ever wondered how many ultra-rich individuals Malaysia has, a study has shown that there are a mere 487 of them. These are individuals who have at least $50 [...]
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Singtel’s mobile services hit by power-related issues

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singtel’s mobile services were disrupted for over three hours from around 10pm on Thursday (18 October), as users were unable to make calls or access the Internet. The [...]
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Labour groups push for P334 minimum wage increase

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-NCR started on Monday (October 22) its deliberation on the proposed P334 wage increase for private workers in Metro [...]
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Duterte says UNCHR ex-chief’s statement about his mental health made him cry

Duterte says UNCHR ex-chief’s statement about his mental health made him cry

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts Manila | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte said he broke down in tears after former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said Duterte should go and [...]
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Thailand: September trade misses expectations

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Think.ing.com | 6:00 AM

Although the current account surplus is narrowing this year it’s still large enough compared to other Asian economies to sustain the positive sentiment toward the Thai [...]
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Thailand immigrant crackdown eyes ‘dark-skinned people’

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

Allegedly aimed at busting visa abusers and illegal migrants, a Thai police operation called “X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner” has raised questions about racial profiling [...]
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9 Burma workers in Thailand burnt to death in van after it catches fire

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Nine migrant workers from Myanmar were burnt beyond recognition after a van they were travelling in hit a tree by the roadside and burst into flames in Kamphaeng Phet [...]
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Indonesia hopes for ‘transparent and thorough’ probe of Khashoggi killing

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

Indonesian President Joko Widodo called for a “transparent and thorough” investigation of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a meeting on Monday with [...]
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Father pulls out son’s body from landslide

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Asman Hamid’s heart broke when he realised the body he helped pull out of the earth at the site of the landslide in Jalan Bukit Kukus, Paya Terubong here yesterday was [...]
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Indonesian envoy calls on HK to do more to tackle loan sharks targeting domestic helpers

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

Indonesia’s top envoy in Hong Kong has called on the city’s government to step up action against loan sharking syndicates that target domestic helpers, who are [...]
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