Archive for February 13th, 2019

Tokyo to boost energy ties with Moscow despite sanctions against RussiaJapan’s economy ministry

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Amid growing uncertainties on the global oil market, Japan is looking to boost its energy cooperation with Russia, and international sanctions on Moscow don’t prohibit [...]
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SingPost received 91 complaints about misdelivered and lost mail in 2018: Sim Ann

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

Singapore Post (SingPost) received 91 complaints about misdelivered and lost mail last year, said Senior minister of State at Ministry of Communications and Information, Sim [...]
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Death of Aloysius Pang: Two other SAF personnel in vehicle at time of incident were ‘similarly qualified’

13-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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Singaporeans to enjoy automated immigration clearance in New Zealand

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

From Tuesday (12 February), Singapore and New Zealand citizens will be able to use the automated immigration clearance facilities when travelling to each other’s [...]
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Singaporean jailed 7 weeks for evading NS for over 3 years

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

A 25-year-old Singaporean man who evaded his full-time national service obligation for more than three years was jailed for seven weeks on Monday (11 February). Zaley Cheng [...]
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Starting today, Singaporeans get to use automated immigration gates when entering New Zealand

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

The government of New Zealand specifically wants Singaporeans to pack their bags and migrate there for good, but if you haven’t done so, this would be the next best [...]
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Duterte mulls changing name of the Philippines

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

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he might one day change the name of the Philippines and that a previous proposal to name the country “Maharlika,” a term [...]
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Philippines eyes more international air routes

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

The Department of Tourism (DOT) aims to further boost the number of international flights to and from the country as the Philippines is set to host two major aviation events. [...]
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McDonald’s Philippines eyes hiring ‘close to 20,000′ this year

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

Golden Arches Development Corp, the operator of McDonald’s in the Philippines, on Monday said it planned to hire close to 20,000 employees this year as part of its [...]
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Death toll in measles outbreak hits 70 in Philippines

Death toll in measles outbreak hits 70 in Philippines

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | IOL | 6:00 AM

At least 70 people, mostly children under the age of five, have died from measles in the Philippines since the start of the year, the Department of Health said Monday. The [...]
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Thailand startup iNFOFED secures funding to finance Esports league

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The Thailand-based iNFOFED raised the funding from KKFund and EventPop iNFOFED, the virtual reality content creator startup from Thailand announced today that it has welcomed [...]
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Refugee footballer will not be extradited to Bahrain: Thai prosecutor

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

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi will not be sent back to Bahrain after Thailand dropped extradition proceedings against him at the Gulf State’s request, a [...]
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Refugee footballer leaves Thailand after being spared extradition to Bahrain

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

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi left Thailand on Tuesday after Bangkok dropped extradition proceedings against him at Bahrain’s request, ending a two-month [...]
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Why Princess Ubolratana’s election nomination shook Thailand

Why Princess Ubolratana’s election nomination shook Thailand

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Even though the princess won’t be a candidate in March 24 vote, her political ambitions could linger in voters’ minds. The political career of Thailand’s [...]
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Thailand election 2019: Princess disqualified from prime minister bid

13-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Officials have disqualified a Thai princess from running for prime minister in next month’s general election after her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, said her [...]
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