Archive for January 22nd, 2019

Singaporean man, 25, charged with evading NS for over 3 years

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

A 25-year-old Singaporean man accused of evading his full-time national service obligation for more than three years was brought to the State Courts on Monday (21 January). [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia making headway on disputes: Ng Eng Hen

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

Minister says leaders from both sides are communicating, even as Republic’s security agencies remain ever vigilant Singapore and Malaysia are “making [...]
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Singapore’s Motorist raises seed funding round from co-founders of JobsCentral, Zopim

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Following the funding round, Motorist plans to open a new office in Thailand Singapore-based auto-concierge platform Motorist today announced that it has raised an [...]
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Budget 2019 to focus on education, healthcare, security

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

Heng says one priority will be to help S’poreans grapple with the big changes in global economy Singapore’s needs in education, healthcare, security and defence [...]
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Philippines seeks peace with Muslim self-rule vote

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

A decades-long push to halt the violence that has claimed some 150,000 lives in the southern Philippines culminates Monday with a vote on giving the nation’s Muslim [...]
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Philippines referendum: Muslims vote on new autonomous region in attempt to end decades of unrest

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

Muslims in the southern Philippines are voting in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are touting [...]
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‘Like a fine wine’: Philippines cheers Pacquiao victory

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

Raucous cheers erupted from Philippine boxing fans in Manila who jumped in joy to celebrate the victory of Manny Pacquiao against Adrien Broner on Sunday (January 20), [...]
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Philippines to have ‘aging population’ between 2030 and 2035 CPD

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The country would have an “aging population” between 2030 and 2035, an official from the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) said Monday. CPD Executive [...]
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Philippines’ Muslim region votes on new autonomy law

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

Proposed new Bangsamoro envisions a more powerful and possibly larger political unit for country’s Muslim minority. Nearly three million Filipinos from the [...]
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Hawa launches database of legal wood

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City (Hawa) rolled out a website on January 18, www.gohopphap.com, known as Vietnam’s Legal Wood Database, to [...]
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Industry ministry proposes no raise in electricity prices during Tet

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed not raising electricity prices during the month before and after the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet, as it is [...]
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The investment wave from China

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Is rising investment from Chinese enterprises the reason for an increase in land rents at industrial parks in Vietnam? Shortly after the US began raising the tariff for [...]
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Thai air-con, electronics exhibitions introduced in HCM City

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) and Federation of Thai Industries introduced in HCM City on January 18 a series of exhibitions on air-con [...]
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Fake wine produced in large scale in Hanoi

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Dti News | 6:00 AM

A ‘wine’ manufacturer in Hanoi has just been found producing large amounts of low-quality wine to sell at dirt-cheap prices. According to an article published on [...]
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Vietnam, HK to promote trade amid US-China tensions

22-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and Hong Kong should promote investment, trade and service flows between the two sides to take advantage of a diversion of trade from China amid escalating tension [...]
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