Archive for January 3rd, 2019

Singapore raises concerns with Malaysia over establishment of permanent restricted area over Pasir Gudang

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore has raised concerns over Malaysia’s establishment of a permanent restricted area in the airspace over Pasir Gudang with effect from January 2, [...]
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Issues with Malaysia will be handled ‘calmly and constructively’: PM Lee

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore will handle its disputes with Malaysia “calmly and constructively”, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (31 December). Both nations [...]
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In NYE message, Singapore PM calls for calm in resolving disputes with Malaysia

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong today pledged to resolve standing disputes with Malaysia “calmly and constructively” in a new year celebration message [...]
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Singapore is trying to tackle its pollution problem with a ‘smoking ban’ but it won’t work

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

As of today, Singapore will introduce a “no smoking zone” along a 3km stretch of Orchard Road one of the city’s busiest shopping districts. It sounds [...]
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Gojek now covers the whole of Singapore; promises affordable rides even after surge pricing introduced

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

After a successful run in Singapore, ride-hailing service Gojek has since rolled out its coverage to the entire island today. Happy new year! The service, however, remains in [...]
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Singapore registers concern over permanent Restricted Area over Pasir Gudang

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Even as Singapore and Malaysia have set up a meeting between their respective foreign ministers to discuss the ongoing airspace issues, Singapore has registered another [...]
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Philippines to return Korea trash next week: port official

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Abs-cbn | 6:00 AM

The Philippine government will start returning to South Korea next week some 6,500 tonnes of waste that were dumped in Mindanao, a port collector said Wednesday. An initial [...]
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Death toll in Philippines landslides, floods reaches 85

Death toll in Philippines landslides, floods reaches 85

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Emergency teams have rushed to areas devastated by landslides and floods in the eastern Philippines, where the death toll has reached 85, according to offici als. Search, [...]
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75 dead in landslides, floods in Philippines

75 dead in landslides, floods in Philippines

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rains in the Philippines have caused 75 people dead and 16 others missing, the government disaster agency said on Tuesday [...]
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PHILIPPINES TO BUY SPYDER AIR DEFENSE MISSILE SYSTEM FROM ISRAEL

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Israel are set to sign a deal worth millions for the purchase of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems SPYDER medium-range air defense missile system, as well [...]
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Philippines, Indonesia reel from flash floods, landslides

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Scores dead as heavy rain triggers disasters and hampers search for many who are missing Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain have killed dozens of people in [...]
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Coronation of Thai King Vajiralongkorn set for May

Coronation of Thai King Vajiralongkorn set for May

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

An elaborate three-day coronation ceremony for Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be held in early May, more than two and half years after the death of his [...]
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Thai man kills six family members after New Year’s party police

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai man shot and killed six family members, including his two young children, before killing himself after a New Year’s party, the police said on Tuesday. Sucheep [...]
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Bodies found stuffed with concrete on riverbank believed to be political activists, say Thai police

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Thai police are investigating the suspected murder of two political activists after a pair of bodies washed up stuffed with concrete on the banks of the Mekong river. The [...]
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Thailand to promote single-window clearance system for border trade

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

IN a push for digital transformation within the Asean region, member countries will join forces to carry out the Asean Single Window (ASW) for all 10 nations in the trade [...]
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