Archive for November 1st, 2018

Court orders Japan company to pay 4 Koreans for forced labour

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:26 AM

In a potentially far-reaching decision, South Korea’s Supreme Court ruled that a major Japanese steelmaker should compensate four South Koreans for forced labour during [...]
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Singapore High Commission: Delayed leaders’ retreat due to Malaysia scheduling constraints

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:26 AM

The High Commission of Singapore in Kuala Lumpur has delivered a letter today to news portal Malaysiakini, clarifying the latter’s report on the postponed 9th [...]
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Singapore is seventh most generous country in the world

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:26 AM

For the first time, Singapore made it to the list of top 10 most generous countries in the world, according to the British charity, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), which [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Will new Peoples Voice political party be good for Singapore’s Opposition?

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:26 AM

Former National Solidarity Party leader Lim Tean announced the official registration of his new Peoples Voice (PV) political party on Monday (29 October). According to a [...]
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Singapore makes top 10 most generous countries list for first time

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:26 AM

For the first time, Singapore has made it to the list of top 10 most generous countries in the world, according to the British charity, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), which [...]
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Philippines races to free 30 trapped in landslide; typhoon kills 7

Philippines races to free 30 trapped in landslide; typhoon kills 7

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday after a typhoon dumped heavy rainfall on a mountainous region, [...]
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Dozens feared buried in Philippines typhoon landslide

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:26 AM

Nearly 3 dozen people were feared buried under a massive landslide unleashed Tuesday in the Philippines by Typhoon Yutu, which killed 4 children and a man as it ripped across [...]
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Metro Manila workers to receive P35 daily minimum pay hike TUCP

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:26 AM

Metro Manila workers will soon receive a P25 daily pay increase to their minimum wage. The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) announced the good news on Wednesday [...]
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At least 6 are dead and dozens are trapped as a strong typhoon batters the Philippines

At least 6 are dead and dozens are trapped as a strong typhoon batters the Philippines

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:26 AM

At least seven people are dead and dozens are trapped as powerful Typhoon Yutu struck the northern Philippines on Tuesday, Reuters said Wednesday. Regional police chief [...]
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Philippines hopeful Xi Jinping’s visit will bring South China Sea energy deal

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:26 AM

Philippine Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi is optimistic that a deal to jointly explore disputed areas of the South China Sea for oil and gas will finally move forward when [...]
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Philippines, China establish yuan trading community

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:26 AM

Thirteen Philippine banks, together with Bank of China, launched on Tuesday a trading community to make transacting using the Chinese currency cheaper and easier. Finance [...]
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US Navy chief visits Philippines, receives updates on South China Sea

US Navy chief visits Philippines, receives updates on South China Sea

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:26 AM

Adm. John Richardson, United States chief of naval operations, received an update on the situation in the South China Sea during his recent visit to the Philippines. [...]
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4 survivors, 3 dead, several missing in Philippine landslide

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:26 AM

Rescuers have pulled out four survivors and three bodies but several more were missing after a massive landslide set off by a typhoon crashed down on two government buildings [...]
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Typhoon triggers deadly landslides in Philippines, dozens trapped

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Landslides killed four people and trapped at least 31 others on Tuesday in a mountainous region of the Philippines, officials said, as Typhoon Yutu barrelled across the [...]
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Ban on political activity to be lifted in Thailand

01-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:26 AM

Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-ocha says a ban on political activity will be lifted by December in anticipation of a general election next year. The military government has [...]
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