Archive for October, 2018

Japan jobless rate falls to 2.3pct in September

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

Japan’s jobless rate fell in September, while the availability of jobs improved to the highest level since January 1974, government data showed on Tuesday. The [...]
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No reports of Singaporeans aboard crashed Lion Air flight: MFA

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

There have been no reports of any Singaporeans having been aboard Lion Air flight JT610, which crashed in Indonesia on Monday (29 October), said the Ministry of Foreign [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Should Singapore adopt an across-the-board minimum wage?

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

It is not yet practical to carry out minimum wage across the board in Singapore, said minister for Manpower Josephine Teo during a panel discussion at the Institute of Policy [...]
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Man, 23, fined $1,000 for kicking face of 13-year-old boy

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

Upset that a boy had hit his girlfriend’s head twice, a man pulled the 13-year-old to the ground and kicked his face in a local area network (LAN) gaming shop. Jedidiah [...]
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Woman fined S$6,000 for smuggling quail eggs with embryos into Singapore

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

A 29-year-old woman was fined S$6,000 on Monday (October 29) for illegally importing 330 embryonated quail eggs into Singapore, authorities said. Tran Thi Bao Trang had [...]
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Lion Air crash: Singapore offers assistance to Indonesia; no reports of Singaporeans on board

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

Singapore on Monday (October 29) offered to assist the Indonesian government after a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea off Indonesia’s island of Java. “The [...]
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Singapore sets up world’s first commercial cyber risk pool

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

Singapore is setting up the world’s first commercial cyber risk pool as part of efforts to develop the region’s capacity to deal with threats from cyber attacks, [...]
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Dentist jailed for molest in 2017 gets 6 months’ suspension from practice

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

A dentist jailed in 2017 for molesting a woman on an MRT train has been suspended from practice for six months by the Singapore Dental Council (SDC). In a press release [...]
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Typhoon lashes northern Philippines as thousands evacuated

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

A strong typhoon battered the northern Philippines on Tuesday, though officials were hopeful that successful evacuations would help avoid a repeat of the death and [...]
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Philippines’ Largest Carrier Achieves 1 Million Passengers Flown In Dubai-Manila Route

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Forbes Middleeast | 6:00 AM

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ largest carrier, has announced a landmark achievement having flown over one million passengers between Dubai and Manila. The development [...]
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Philippines doubts Asean, China can come up with legally binding S. China sea code

Philippines doubts Asean, China can come up with legally binding S. China sea code

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ new foreign minister said on Monday the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China would unlikely be able to arrive at a legally [...]
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Philippines on Alert for Typhoon Yutu Days After It Wreaked Havoc on a US Territory

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The Philippines raised tropical storm warnings and put a coastal region on high alert on Monday as Typhoon Yutu barrels toward the archipelago four days after it became one [...]
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Philippine policeman accused of raping drug suspect’s 15-year-old daughter

31-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Accusations that a Philippine policeman raped a drug suspect’s teenage daughter have reignited the controversy surrounding President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal [...]
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Typhoon Yutu batters Philippines

Typhoon Yutu batters Philippines

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

A typhoon that devastated islands in the Western Pacific slammed into the Philippines on Tuesday, bringing strong winds and a risk of floods, storm surges and landslides in [...]
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Storm-hit Philippine region braces for another destructive typhoon

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

The Philippines is bracing for a typhoon heading for the north of the main island of Luzon, the same region badly damaged by a deadly storm just weeks earlier. Typhoon Yutu, [...]
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