Archive for February 14th, 2019

P433 billion aid from Japan to improve peacekeeping, infrastructure

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

More Japanese-funded projects are expected to benefit Filipinos in the next three years, particularly those in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao, an official of the Japan [...]
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Carlos Ghosn’s lead defence lawyer resigns

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

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn Wednesday shook up his top legal team as he vowed to prove his innocence and defend himself with vigour against charges of financial [...]
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Robot probes radioactive fuel at Japan’s Fukushima plant

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

A robot will attempt to examine radioactive fuel at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 [...]
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US lawmakers tout US-Japan-Korea alliance as Seoul, Tokyo feud

US lawmakers tout US-Japan-Korea alliance as Seoul, Tokyo feud

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

US Republicans and Democrats joined together on Tuesday to tout the long alliance between Japan, South Korea and the United States, hoping to reinforce the trilateral [...]
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Carlos Ghosn case: key dates

Carlos Ghosn case: key dates

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

Here are some key dates since former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was arrested out of the blue in November, stunning Japan and the business world. - November 19: Shock arrest - [...]
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HIV data leak: Affected patients can sue MOH for loss of data, says Gan Kim Yong

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

The patients affected by the HIV data leak are free to take legal action against the health ministry, said Health minister Gan Kim Yong in Parliament on Tuesday (12 [...]
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HIV data leak: Police will ‘spare no effort’ to bring Mikhy Farrera Brochez to justice

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore police will “spare no effort” in bringing to justice the man responsible for leaking the personal information of 14,200 HIV-positive people, Health [...]
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New agency to be formed to oversee Singapore’s food safety, security

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A new agency to oversee food-related issues will be formed under new laws passed in Parliament on Tuesday (February 12). The Singapore Food Agency (SFA), which is set to be [...]
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Concerned citizens share their sentiments about the current state of Singapore

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

A member of the public shared his insights and observations on the current state of the country and questioned the lack of improvements as he felt, since the last general [...]
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Cyberattacks could cost large Asia-Pacific healthcare groups an average of $32 million: study

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

A cyberattack could cost a large healthcare organisation in Asia-Pacific an average of $23.3 million (S$31.7 million) in economic losses, according to a joint study by [...]
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US citizen who leaked Singapore HIV-cases may have more ‘files’

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

A US citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive individuals in Singapore may be in possession of more ‘files’ from the database, the [...]
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These two entrepreneurs help elderly Singaporeans improve their independence and age better

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

Vanessa Keng and Chang Xi are running e-commerce store, The Golden Concepts, which curates eldercare products for Singaporeans The Golden Concepts Co-founders Chang Xi and [...]
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Government to consider legislation against foreign interference: Edwin Tong

14-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

To ensure that Singapore does not fall prey to foreign interference and information campaigns, the government will consider updating the legal framework to respond swiftly to [...]
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Five years on, Canada’s dumped garbage is still causing a big stink in the Philippines

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

“Dear prime minister Justin Trudeau, please repatriate your garbage: it stinks.” That’s the message from activists in the Philippines and Canada as [...]
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Duterte not seeking support from religious groups for admin bets  Malacanang

Duterte not seeking support from religious groups for admin bets Malacanang

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

Malacanang defended President Rodrigo Duterte from critics who are claiming the President owes part of his presidential win from religious groups. Presidential Spokesperson [...]
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