Archive for December 3rd, 2018

Singapore to ban discharge of ‘wash water’ at top ship refuelling port

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

The Maritime Port Authority (MPA) said on Friday (November 30) that it is banning with effect from January 1, 2020, the discharge of “wash water” used in ships to [...]
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Singapore tests on-demand buses to ease congestion, as Asian cities watch

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Singapore is launching a six-month trial of an on-demand public bus service, using technology to reduce congestion and costs in what could be a model for gridlocked cities in [...]
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7 things to take note of when buying old properties in Singapore

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:10 AM

Buying old properties on the cheap and “doing them up” is an old practice employed by property investors, but it takes some experience to deal with potential [...]
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Maid who sexually exploited employer’s 11-year-old son jailed 18 months

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:10 AM

Over four months, the maid sexually groomed her employer’s 11-year-old son and engaged in various sexual acts with him. The 33-year-old maid later told the boy that she [...]
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Philippines: Human rights lawyer shot dead

Philippines: Human rights lawyer shot dead

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:10 AM

Ben Ramos, another victim of crimes against lawyers, represented many in land disputes against powerful politicians. Ben Ramos was outside his office when two [...]
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Cargill grows business in Philippines with $235m investment

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Feedstuffs | 6:10 AM

Additional contribution of $130,000 to Inclusive Business Capacity Building Fund will help Filipino farmers. Cargill has reaffirmed its commitment to the Philippines with [...]
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Activists seek release of refugee Bahraini footballer held in Thailand

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

Thai rights activists on Friday called for the release of a refugee footballer from Bahrain detained in Bangkok who may be deported back home where they say he could face [...]
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Paradise regained? Sharks return to Thai bay popularised by ‘The Beach’

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Thai conservationists have welcomed footage of reef sharks gliding through the azure waters of Maya Bay as a “positive sign” of recovery six months after the [...]
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Optional warning light could have aided Lion Air engineers before crash experts

Optional warning light could have aided Lion Air engineers before crash experts

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:10 AM

An optional warning light could have alerted engineers about mechanical faults on Lion Air’s Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed last month, experts said, sparking an [...]
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Rebuilding Christians’ homes and lives in earthquake-devastated Indonesia

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Eternity News | 6:10 AM

As the earthquake struck, Flosensi, a young Indonesian Sunday School teacher, used her own body to hold up the wall and enable her young class to escape the collapsing [...]
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Indonesia abolishes up to 30 import duties on Pakistani products

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The News | 6:10 AM

Indonesia abolished import duties of up to 30 percent on 20 Pakistani products in a trade deal to secure future of more than one billion dollars of palm oil exports to the [...]
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Disagreement and protests aside, Indo-Australia FTA to be signed by year’s end

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | SMH | 6:10 AM

It may seem like time is running out and the obstacles are piling on, but one of the most influential members of Indonesia’s government says the Australia-Indonesia [...]
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MH370 kin give five debris pieces to Putrajaya, want search resumed

MH370 kin give five debris pieces to Putrajaya, want search resumed

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:10 AM

A group representing families of those aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 handed to Malaysian authorities today five pieces of debris purportedly from the [...]
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Now, US central bank escalates probe into Goldman Sachs over 1MDB

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Malay Maill | 6:10 AM

The US Federal Reserve is intensifying its investigation into the Goldman Sachs investment bank over the alleged circumvention of its own guidelines in order to pursue the [...]
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New-found debris believed from Flight MH370 handed to Malaysia govt

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:10 AM

Relatives of those on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Friday (November 30) handed over new-found debris believed to be from the ill-fated plane, hoping it could help [...]
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