Archive for March 9th, 2019

Eight years on, water woes threaten Fukushima cleanup

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, a fresh obstacle threatens to undermine the massive clean-up: 1 million tonnes of contaminated water must be stored, possibly [...]
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Employer of Singapore workers in salary protest owes us S$540,000, says company

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Stargood Construction, the Singapore company whose workers staged a sit-down protest from Monday over salaries owed to them, in fact owes main contractor Shimizu Corporation [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Should Singapore raise the retirement age as life expectancy rises?

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore may raise its retirement and re-employment ages as citizens enjoy more years of good health and demonstrate sustained productivity at work, Bloomberg reported. [...]
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Singapore-bound Cebu Pacific flight diverts to Brunei due to ‘technical problem’

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Cebu Pacific flight 5J803 from Manila to Singapore was diverted to Brunei early on Friday morning (March 8) because of a technical problem, the airline said on its Twitter [...]
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Singapore announces opening date for long-awaited Jewel Changi Airport

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The wait is finally over for travellers who frequently fly into Singapore’s Changi Airport. More than five years since revealing plans for the airport’s stunning [...]
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The message to China behind Singapore’s US F-35 jet plan

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

They are at the cutting-edge of America’s elite stealth jet technology, capable of seamlessly connecting pilots for co-ordinated missions. And now Singapore wants to [...]
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Maritime dispute: Singapore, KL likely to make joint announcements soon

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Malaysia hope to make several joint announcements over the next week or two regarding their ongoing mari-time border dispute, Acting Transport minister Vivian [...]
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Philippines urged to examine ‘fine print’ of loans with China

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | ABSCBN | 6:00 AM

The Philippines should read the “fine print” of its loan deals with China and other foreign governments to avoid falling into a debt trap, an analyst said Friday. [...]
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Mahathir meets Philippine Muslim rebel chief-turned-governor

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday met a Filipino Muslim rebel leader who has become a regional governor under a Malaysian-brokered peace deal, telling him [...]
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PNP temporarily recalls new rank classification

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine National Police released a memorandun on Thursday to recall the use of its new rank classification. According to PNP, they will not carry out the new rank [...]
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PM: Malaysia to strengthen bilateral trade with Philippines further

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Bilateral between Malaysia and the Philippines will be further strengthened, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. Speaking at a joint press conference with his [...]
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Brand-New Cars in the Philippines that are Ideal as Graduation Gifts

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Carmudi | 6:00 AM

They say that seeing your child graduate is one of the proudest and most memorable moments in a parent’s life. One of the reasons behind your happiness is that [...]
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Duterte vows women empowerment in Philippines

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Sunstar | 6:00 AM

PRESIDENT Rodrigo has pledged to empower women by promoting their participation in all areas and sectors in the country through various initiatives. Duterte made the vow, in [...]
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2.6 mn children at risk in Philippines measles outbreak

2.6 mn children at risk in Philippines measles outbreak

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Health experts have warned that about 2.6 children in the Philippines were at risk due to a measles outbreak in the country as more people have died from the disease this [...]
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Life’s better in Thailand than Malaysia for migrants, says activist

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:00 AM

If you are a migrant worker, you’ll get better treatment in Thailand than in Malaysia, according to British labour rights activist Andy Hall. Hall, who was based in [...]
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