Archive for November 28th, 2018

Mobile Shopping intensifies across APAC: GfK

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Press release | 6:00 AM

Evolving technology has been transforming the global retail landscape and the way consumers are shopping in the past decade. GfK’s latest FutureBuy report reveals a [...]
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Singapore MPs to participate in international hearing on fake news in London

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Three Members of Parliament (MP) from Singapore will participate in an international hearing on fake news and disinformation in London on Tuesday (November 27). In a press [...]
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Singapore roads less safe than before, according to respondents of AXA survey

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Nearly half of the Singapore drivers polled in a survey by insurer AXA Insurance feel that the roads have become less safe than they were three years ago. The key reasons [...]
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Singapore becoming too reliant on a murky data economy

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE’S embrace of data is well known. The city-state has ambitious Smart City plans which include driverless cars, air taxis, “Virtual Singapore”, [...]
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India-based solar energy firm Freyr Energy raises $1.5M Series A on Impact Partners, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform for impact investing

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Press release | 6:00 AM

* Freyr is a full service India-based solar solutions firm * Funding will go towards impacting 2,275 households, 2,975 businesses, and 625 off-grid rural villages, and [...]
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Philippines: Duterte Threatens to ‘Decapitate’ Bishop for Alleged Drug Use

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Breitbart | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte issued yet another tirade against the Catholic Church on Monday, accusing Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David of illegal drug use and [...]
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China Cannot Turn The Philippines Into Another Sri Lanka

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China cannot do to the Philippines what it did to Sri Lankause the “debt trap” to acquire key sea outpostsbecause the Philippines economy doesn’t resemble [...]
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Philippines’ most active volcano spews ash

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Nation | 6:00 AM

Mount Mayon, the most active volcano in the Philippines, spewed ash on Monday and is “at a moderate level of unrest,” the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and [...]
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‘No danger’ of debt trap for Philippines, says Chinese envoy

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is in “no danger” of falling into a debt trap with China’s assistance in its “Build, Build, Build” programme, a Chinese diplomat [...]
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Thailand should lead Asean with a migrant worker agenda

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Lowyins Titute | 6:00 AM

Thailand will assume the Asean chairship in 2019 after the Asean Summit in Singapore this month. This is in keeping with Thailand’s hopes to regain its place of [...]
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Indonesia’s new ‘heresy app’ draws fire

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A new Indonesian government app that lets the public report suspected cases of religious heresy is drawing fire as rights groups warn it could aggravate persecution of [...]
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Indonesia president doubts US-China can patch up dispute at G20

Indonesia president doubts US-China can patch up dispute at G20

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo expressed pessimism on Tuesday that the United States and China will resolve their trade dispute when the leaders of the world’s two [...]
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Israel embassy debacle: can Australia strongarm Indonesia again?

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Lowy Institute | 6:00 AM

When Tony Abbott became prime minister, he immediately went about implementing his policy of “turning back the boats”. This was in the face of warnings that the [...]
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Indonesian app to report ‘misguided’ religion ‘risks dividing neighbours’

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s national human rights agency said on Monday it was concerned about the launch of a mobile application by the Jakarta Prosecutor’s Office, which allows [...]
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PM Lee meets with Indonesia’s presidential hopeful Prabowo

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (November 26) met with Indonesia’s presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto, who is in Singapore for The Economist’s [...]
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