Archive for October 24th, 2018

Owner of baby apparel company jailed for cheating involving over $500,000

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

When the companies she owned were in financial distress, she conned investors into pumping money for various business opportunities by lying about their potential. Chua Li [...]
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‘We must not allow social stratification to harden in Singapore’: PM Lee

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

Social mobility is more important than inequality, and Singapore must not allow social stratification to harden, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has said at a community [...]
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Dyson to open electric car factory in Singapore

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Dyson is going to start building its electric vehicles at a new plant in Singapore, the company has announced. The huge new plant will be ready from 2020, it said. That comes [...]
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Man who threatened to post married lover’s nude photo online gets 10 weeks’ jail

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

He was a young job-seeker when he first met the married woman, which led to phone conversations and, eventually, a sexual relationship. When she tried to break off the [...]
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Law grad with dual citizenship gets longer jail term for defaulting on NS for nearly 13 years

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

A 32-year-old law graduate who defaulted on his national service (NS) obligations for almost 13 years was on Monday (October 22) sentenced to 13 months’ jail, after the [...]
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No reports of Singaporean casualties in Taiwan train crash, says MFA

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

There are no reports of Singaporean casualties from the fatal train accident in Taiwan, which killed at least 18 people and left 175 injured, Singapore’s Ministry of [...]
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14-member committee set up to oversee Singapore’s hawker culture nomination

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

A 14-member committee has been set up to oversee and guide Singapore’s effort to nominate its hawker culture for Unesco’s intangible cultural heritage list. The [...]
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Fleshing out Singapore’s bid for Unesco recognition of hawker culture

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

A 14-member committee has been set up to oversee and guide Singapore’s effort to nominate its hawker culture for Unesco’s list of intangible cultural heritage. [...]
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Singapore sees rising trend of child abuse cases in recent years

24-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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Survey forecasts 13.1pct medical inflation in the Philippines in 2018

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Based on the cost of private healthcare plans, the Philippines medical inflation rate is projected to reach 13.1 percent this year, according to Mercer Marsh Benefits’ [...]
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Philippine judge rejects Duterte push for critic’s arrest

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

A Philippine judge rejected on Monday (October 22) an effort by President Rodrigo Duterte to arrest one of his fiercest critics, a decision hailed by opponents as a check on [...]
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Statement from the Armed Forces Of The Philippines

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

The AFP joins the Commander in Chief in calling out to the terrorist NPA to lay down their arms as most of them have done and to avail of the offer to have a new lease of a [...]
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Philippines banks slowly tap green financing

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Philippine banks convened with other banks in Southeast Asia to look into green financing as the Asia Pacific region still lacks readiness and resiliency, while only a [...]
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Philippines’ Ayala Corporation Pivots To Renewables With Vietnam Solar Investment

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

AC Energy, a subsidiary of Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corp., has pledged to use technology to improve lives and ensure a sustainable future for all. It recently announced [...]
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Thai military leader’s plan for regime election loss: Unleash coup to quell ‘riots’

Thai military leader’s plan for regime election loss: Unleash coup to quell ‘riots’

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai army’s new commander in chief has warned that he may unleash a coup if opponents of the government “create riots” against the results of [...]
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