Archive for February 12th, 2019

Death of Aloysius Pang: Two other SAF personnel in vehicle at time of incident were ‘similarly qualified’

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

At the time of the military training incident that led to the death of local actor Aloysius Pang, the two other Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) personnel who were servicing an [...]
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Singapore’s port authority had warned Greek vessel from entering disputed maritime area

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) today said that it had warned Greece-registered bulk carrier Piraeus, which collided with a Malaysian Marine Department vessel, [...]
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The Philippines temporarily bans Japan pork imports

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines continues to tighten its security against the African swine fever (ASF), this time temporarily banning pork imports from Japan in the effort to protect the [...]
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US to grant over P300-M intel support to Philippines

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Sunstar | 6:00 AM

THE United States (US) has pledged to give more than P300 million aid to boost the Philippines’s intelligence capability, Malacanang said on Monday, February 11. In a [...]
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Malacanang calls on foreign nationals to obey laws when visiting PH

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

Malacanang called on foreign nationals visiting the Philippines to follow the country’s laws and regulations. The reminder comes on the heels of the arrest of a female [...]
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Philippines, US unveil training centre seen to boost sea patrol

Philippines, US unveil training centre seen to boost sea patrol

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and US unveiled Monday a new maritime training facility that is expected to strengthen Manila’s capability to patrol its waters. Washington is currently [...]
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Philippines rice imports to hit 2.3 million MT this year

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will continues to import more rice this year as local production will still not be able to cover the national demand for the country’s main staple and [...]
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Thai party to comply with royal order against princess PM candidacy: statement

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai political party will obey a command from the king blocking the candidacy of a princess for prime minister, it said in a statement Saturday, in a dramatic reversal only [...]
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Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king’s rebuke

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate for prime minister could be banned from a general election in March after an activist said on Sunday he [...]
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Thai junta chief decries coup conjecture as ‘fake news’

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief on Monday dismissed rumours of an impending coup as “fake news”, as speculation ricocheted across a kingdom unsettled by the [...]
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Thai election panel disqualifies Princess Ubolratana as PM candidate

Thai election panel disqualifies Princess Ubolratana as PM candidate

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission on Monday disqualified the sister of the king from running for prime minister on Monday, ending a stunning, short-lived candidacy for a [...]
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Army-aligned party buoyed amid Thai political turmoil

Army-aligned party buoyed amid Thai political turmoil

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Opponents of the Shinawatra political clan campaigned triumphantly in the Thai capital on Sunday, after a weekend of high political drama when a Thai princess’ bid to [...]
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Thailand to free Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi after extradition case dropped

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A football player jailed in Thailand will be allowed to travel to Australia as a refugee after Thai authorities abandoned a bid to extradite him to Bahrain for a crime that [...]
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Tensions rise with Thai election commission to rule on princess running for PM

Tensions rise with Thai election commission to rule on princess running for PM

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission will consider on Monday the surprise nomination of a Thai princess as a prime ministerial candidate in March elections after her brother, [...]
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Thailand’s Princess Ubolratana’s bid to become prime minister doomed after party complies with king’s decree

12-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya’s audacious bid to be Thailand’s next prime minister appears over after just one day, as her brother King Maha Vajiralongkorn [...]
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