Archive for December 1st, 2018

Economic managers to push for oil tax hike in 2019

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:14 AM

Economic managers of the Duterte Administration’s has decided to submit a recommendation to President Rodrigo Duterte to push the excise tax on oil products in 2019. [...]
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Skin experts warn of the dangers of intravenous Glutathione or ‘gluta drip’

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:14 AM

Many Filipinos are so much into the popularity of glutathione drip due to its skin-whitening effects. But the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) recently released a [...]
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Cargill invests $235m to expand its operations in the Philippines

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Foodbev | 6:14 AM

Cargill plans to invest $235 million in the Philippines to grow its business in the country in the next two years, the company said. The investment will drive the expansion [...]
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DOH blames Dengvaxia controversy for 300pct increase in measles cases in PH

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:14 AM

Measles cases in the country have already reached to more than 17,000 from January to November this year. Record shows a staggering increase of 367 percent as compared to the [...]
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Thailand’s Asean Chair Challenge in 2019

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:14 AM

While Thailand has been among the grouping’s biggest champions historically, it will have a lot on its plate when it takes the helm next year. On November 15 at the [...]
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Thailand: Don’t Send Back Bahraini Dissident

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:14 AM

Thailand’s government should ensure that Hakeem Ali Mohamed Ali al-Araibi, a recognised refugee, is not returned to Bahrain, Human Rights Watch said today. If returned, [...]
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Indonesian president calls for Freeport deal to be wrapped up quickly

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:14 AM

Indonesia’s president picks a Muslim scholar as his running mateIndonesian President Joko Widodo called on Thursday for an “immediate” end to issues holding [...]
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Indonesian city to fine LGBT for being ‘public nuisance’

Indonesian city to fine LGBT for being ‘public nuisance’

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:14 AM

An Indonesian city plans to slap its gay and transgendered residents with a one million rupiah ($70) fine for disturbing “public order”, underscoring a marked [...]
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Indonesia jailbreak leaves 90 inmates on the run

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:14 AM

A jailbreak in western Indonesia has left 90 inmates on the run after they escaped by breaking down fences when they were supposed to be at a prayer gathering, an official [...]
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Indonesian island clean-up nets 40 tonnes of rubbish daily

Indonesian island clean-up nets 40 tonnes of rubbish daily

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:14 AM

Residents on a string of coral-fringed islands off Jakarta’s coast are battling a tidal wave of trash, with more than 40 tonnes of rubbish collected daily over the past [...]
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Oh boy! Boys now outnumber girls in Malaysia: Statistics Dept

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | NST | 6:14 AM

Children under the age of 18 currently make up 29 per cent or 9.4 million of Malaysia’s population of 32.4 million, and the majority are males. The number of boys in [...]
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Former PAC chair: I know nothing of amendments to 1MDB audit report

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:14 AM

Former Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chair Datuk Seri Hasan Ariffin says he is unaware of any amendments made to the Final Audit Report on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). [...]
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Malaysian woman stopped with 4 kilogram of cocaine in Vietnam airport

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:14 AM

Arriving from Brazil via Dubai, a Malaysian woman was stopped upon landing in HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport carrying no less that 4 kilogram of cocaine in her [...]
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World report: Malaysia facing ‘triple burden’ in tackling malnutrition

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Freemalaysia Today | 6:14 AM

Malaysia is facing the “triple burden” of tackling three aspects of malnutrition obesity, anaemia and stunting according to a report on global nutrition released [...]
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We thought 1MDB audit report was original, ex-PAC chair says

01-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:14 AM

Former Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chair Tan Sri Hasan Arifin says the committee assumed the auditor-general’s audit report on 1Malaysia Development Bhd in 2016 was [...]
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