Archive for January 4th, 2019

Singapore daily foresees Malaysian Cabinet reshuffle, unpopular decisions by Dr M

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad may be forced to make tough decisions and risk upsetting Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies to shore up support from Malay voters and placate [...]
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Britain can learn from Singapore’s independence as it heads for Brexit: British foreign secretary

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

As Britain prepares to leave the European Union in three months, its foreign secretary said it can draw encouragement from Singaporehow gaining independence in 1965 did not [...]
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‘Disappearing’ Raffles statue a teaser for Singapore Bicentennial

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

People walking along the Singapore River over the weekend might have been shocked to see that the statue of Sir Stamford Rafflesa prominent feature of Boat Quaylooked very [...]
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Duterte to visit Usman-hit Bicol Region on Friday

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to visit areas wrecked by Tropical Depression Usman in Bicol Region particularly, Camarines Sur. The president is expected to have a command [...]
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Philippines landslide death toll rises to 85 as rescue workers search for 20 missing people

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

The death toll across the Philippines is rising following the impact of Storm Usman, triggering landslides and floods which left 85 people dead and 20 still missing. New [...]
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Philippines: Tropical Depression Usman affects 191,600 people and displaces 79,600

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Unocha | 6:00 AM

National authorities in the Philippines report that 85 people have died, 20 are missing and 40 have been injured following Tropical Depression Usman which made landfall near [...]
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Tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk looms

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of tourists have fled some of Thailand’s most popular islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk closes in and threatens to batter the southern part of the [...]
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Tropical storm to lash Thailand’s famed southern beach towns

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities suspended ferry services and began evacuations Thursday ahead of a powerful tropical storm that is expected to pound the Southeast Asian nation’s famed [...]
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22-year-old suddenly paralysed while teaching in Thailand

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AOL | 6:00 AM

When Caroline Bradner started to feel weakness in her limbs on December 21, doctors first believed she was suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS). So the 22-year-old who has [...]
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Recent grad diagnosed with paralysing illness while teaching in Thailand

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The family of a recent University of Mississippi graduate who has been teaching in Thailand since October is racing to raise funds to transfer her back home to Virginia after [...]
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Whole-year inflation of Indonesia recorded at 3.13pct: national statistics agencyJakarta Post | #AsiaNewsNetwork

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Eleven Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Statistics Indonesia (BPS) on Wednesday announced that the whole-year inflation rate was 3.13 percent, lower than the 3.5 percent target set in the 2018 state budget. The [...]
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Lion Air ends search for 2nd black box but Indonesian investigators to launch their own

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

Lion Air has ended its search for the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from its Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, but Indonesian investigators said [...]
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Indonesia posts narrowest budget deficit in six years in 2018

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia posted the smallest fiscal deficit in six years in 2018 and less than initially projected, despite turbulence in its financial markets due to capital outflows, its [...]
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Anwar: Give Dr M space to lead within ‘agreed upon’ duration

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

PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today stressed that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must be given the space to lead the country within the “agreed upon” duration. [...]
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Better chance for unity, success under democracy than theocracy, army vets tell Isma

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

The National Patriots Association (Patriot) has lambasted Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia (Isma) today for the Islamist group’s move to declare Malaysia an Islamic state, [...]
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