Archive for February 27th, 2019

Where to Find Cheap Drinks in Singapore After Happy Hour

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ZUU online | 6:00 AM

Alcohol consumption in Singapore is on the rise. Apart from the traditional Tiger Lager beer and Singapore Sling, many consumers have now migrated to other beers, wines, [...]
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Duterte: Colombian drug cartel now operating in PH

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

President Rodrigo Duterte said a Colombian drug cartel is now operating in the country and is behind the floating cocaine blocks found in the country’s shorelines. [...]
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Moro people not in favour of Philippines name, Duterte claims

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

President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that majority of Filipino Muslims may not be in favour with the present name of the country, a name which he had said is not reflective [...]
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Rice traders push for stronger measure vs rice cartels, smuggling

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

Alyansa ng Industriyang Bigas, a group of rice traders are appealing for a strong measure against rice cartels and smuggling to be included in the implementing Rules and [...]
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Cultural exchanges help enhance relations between Philippines, China: Philippine official

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Experiences in the past years have proved that cultural exchanges are helpful in enhancing the relations between the Philippines and China, a Philippine cabinet member said [...]
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Journalists, teachers, and activists targeted in attacks on free speech in the Philippines

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Global Voices | 6:00 AM

The recent arrest and detention of Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, CEO and executive editor of the news site Rappler, is just the tip of the iceberg of intensifying [...]
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Philippines president discourages illegal Chinese workers’ deporting

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Calvinayre | 6:00 AM

Illegal Chinese immigrant workers are the bane of the Philippine economy, but please handle them with kid gloves. That’s the mixed messaging coming from the Philippines [...]
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Saudi boy forges documents to escape family to Thailand

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

A 14-year-old Saudi boy who forged a document to fly to Thailand has been reunited with his family. Ahmad Hassan Basheeri, an eighth grade student in a middle school in [...]
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Thailand’s Parliament approves the issuance of tokenised securities

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Coingeek | 6:00 AM

The National Legislative Assembly in Thailand has approved the issuance of scripless and tokenised securities through blockchain technology. The assembly endorsed an [...]
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Indonesia creates artificial rain as forest fires rage on in Sumatra

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian military deployed an aircraft to create artificial rain on Monday (February 25) as thick smog caused by forest fires forced schools to close on Sumatra island, [...]
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Dr M: I don’t need PAS because Pakatan controls Dewan Rakyat

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

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that he does not need PAS’ support for him to continue serving as prime minister amid rumours of a vote of no confidence in his [...]
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‘Counter-productive’ for pharmacists to administer vaccines, doctors’ body says

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

The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) dismissed today a need for pharmacists to administer vaccines, refuting the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society’s (MPS) claims that [...]
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Good morning Vietnam! Grinning Kim in colourful station arrival

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

A jovial North Korean leader Kim Jong Un grinned and waved as he walked the red carpet from a Vietnamese rail station Tuesday, as flag-waving children and white-uniformed [...]
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US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Vietnam ahead of Trump-Kim summit

US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Vietnam ahead of Trump-Kim summit

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Tuesday ahead of a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim [...]
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Viettel pioneers narrowband tech

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Viettel is among only 50 telecom companies in the world to successfully deploy the narrowband internet of things (NB-IoT), a technology developed for devices supporting IoT [...]
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