Archive for January 7th, 2019

Singapore property agents’ track records now available online

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

Would-be Housing Board buyers and sellers can now find out about property agent’s track record with the click of a button. On Friday, the Council for Estate Agencies [...]
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Singapore must continue to transform economy, says Heng Swee Keat, as he calls for Budget suggestions

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

Singapore must continue to innovate and transform its economy, in the face of uncertainties in the global economy and rapid technological advancements, said Finance minister [...]
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Philippines domestic bioethanol price climbs on higher feedstock costs

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Spglobal | 6:00 AM

The Philippine domestic bioethanol reference price climbed 1.85 percent on a biweekly basis to Pesos 54.54/litre ($1,090.80/cu m) in the first half of December, data released [...]
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Child sex groomer breached court order by going to Philippines to visit woman he met online

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Cornwalllive | 6:00 AM

A sex offender who was spared jail for grooming a schoolgirl online has breached the terms of his sentence by fleeing to The Philippines to meet a woman he met on the [...]
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Thailand’s beach paradises slammed by deadly tropical storm

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Rain, winds and surging seawater buffeted coastal villages and world-famous tourist resorts Friday, as Tropical Storm Pabuk made landfall on southern Thailand’s east [...]
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Tropical Storm Pabuk lashes Thailand with heavy rain, high winds during peak tourism season

Tropical Storm Pabuk lashes Thailand with heavy rain, high winds during peak tourism season

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Rain, wind and surging seawater from a tropical storm buffeted coastal villages and world-famous tourist resorts on southern Thailand’s east coast on Friday, knocking [...]
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Indonesia’s Pertamina to buy domestic crude oil from contractors from Jan: source

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

Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina has signed deals to purchase crude oil produced from domestic fields by Chevron Corp, PetroChina and others, a company source [...]
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Indonesia Faces Difficult Recovery After Series Of Natural Disasters

Indonesia Faces Difficult Recovery After Series Of Natural Disasters

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Wbur.org | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has suffered a series of major earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides in the past three months, killing thousands and devastating parts of the country. Here & [...]
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Indonesia halts Taiwan university internship programme amid allegations of forced labour

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

Indonesia is freezing recruitment for a university internship programme in Taiwan, pending an investigation into allegations that hundreds of Indonesian students involved in [...]
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We should be on public’s side, Sin Chew says after Malaysiakini scrutinised its Dr M interview

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

Chinese-language newspaper Sin Chew Daily has taken news portal Malaysiakini to task today, after the former was accused of misquoting Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the United [...]
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Report: Malaysia’s rulers convene rare meeting as rumours around leader reach fever pitch

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

After days of swirling online rumours suggesting all was not right in Malaysia’s monarchical ranks, a report has emerged in local media outlet New Straits Times saying [...]
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Petrol dealers claim will lose up to RM40m tonight after fuel prices slashed

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

Petrol station operators are expecting to incur losses of up to RM40 million when the new fuel pump prices come into effect on midnight, Petroleum Dealers Association of [...]
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Anwar denies telling FT about internal ‘sabotage’ of PM dream

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

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today denied telling UK publication Financial Times (FT) that some in Pakatan Harapan (PH) wanted to “sabotage” his succession of Tun Dr [...]
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Waiter in Malaysia slapped for asking customer to stop smoking

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

A mamak restaurant waiter who politely told a group of three men to stop smoking in the eatery got a rude shock when he was slapped and scolded. M. Selvam, 25, from India, [...]
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PAS mistaken, AG has no power to investigate, says lawyer

07-Jan-2019 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

It is improper and unfair for PAS to accuse the attorney-general (AG) of failing to take action against rumours circulating about the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, said lawyer [...]
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