Archive for January 15th, 2019

Singapore postpones annual meeting with Malaysia after Johor Menteri Besar visits vessel in Tuas waters

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

Singapore has postponed a scheduled annual bilateral meeting with Malaysia, following the intrusion by Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian into Singapore territorial waters off [...]
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CapitaLand leads Singapore REIT consolidation with $4.4 billion purchase from Temasek

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

Singapore’s CapitaLand is buying the owner of a clutch of real estate investment trusts from state investor Temasek [TEM.UL] for about $4.4 billion, a deal the [...]
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Singapore says Malaysia ties face ‘downward spiral’ but hopes for amicable outcome

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

Singapore’s ties with neighbouring Malaysia could face a “downward spiral” over a series of maritime and airspace disputes, the wealthy city-state’s [...]
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Government orders investigation on DFA passport data breach

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

Malacanang on Monday (January 14) assured that the National Privacy Commission (NPC) has already been ordered to investigate the recent passport data breach at the Department [...]
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Duterte fires Bacolod City police chief, 4 others for illegal drugs

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

President Rodrigo Duterte sacked Bacolod City Chief of Police PSSupt. Francis Ebreo over the weekend for his alleged involvement in drugs and for “making the people of [...]
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US submarine commander relieved of duty for hiring prostitutes in Philippines

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The commander of the US Navy’s longest serving submarine has demoted for hiring prostitutes in the Philippines. Captain Travis Zettel commanded the nuclear-powered [...]
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Saudi asylum seeker flying from Bangkok to Canada: Thai official

Saudi asylum seeker flying from Bangkok to Canada: Thai official

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

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum in Australia will fly to Canada late Friday, the head of Thai immigration police said, in a surprise twist to a [...]
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Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

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

Two insurgents believed to be tied to a motorcycle drive-by shooting at a school in Thailand’s south were shot dead Saturday, police said, as Unicef warned of trauma [...]
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Thai security forces kill two linked to deadly shooting at school

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

Two insurgents believed to be tied to a motorcycle drive-by shooting at a school in Thailand’s south were shot dead Saturday, police said, as Unicef warned of trauma [...]
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Environment, labour concerns delaying China-backed free trade pact: Thai diplomat

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

China-backed efforts to create the world’s biggest free trade area are being held up by a push to include protection for workers and the environment, a senior Thai [...]
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Thailand to make it rain as pollution chokes Bangkok

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

Thailand is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the pall of pollution that has shrouded the capital in recent weeks. The weather [...]
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Indonesia hit by over 11,500 quakes last year

Indonesia hit by over 11,500 quakes last year

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia was rattled by more than 11,500 earthquakes last year, almost double the annual average of the past decade, according to the nation’s meteorological agency. [...]
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Indonesia plans more flexible working hours for women

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | NationMultimedia | 6:00 AM

INDONESIA’S Manpower Ministry is planning to issue a regulation that will make it possible for women to work more flexible hours and thus increase their participation [...]
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Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

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

The cockpit voice recorder from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been recovered, officials said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to explaining [...]
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Indonesia recovers Lion Air jet’s cockpit voice recorder

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

Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to [...]
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