Archive for April 19th, 2019

Singapore media practitioners voice concerns over proposed fake news law

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:38 AM

Several current and former media practitioners have released a statement expressing their disappointment and concerns over the proposed Protection from Online Falsehoods and [...]
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UBS Singapore to take up all 8 floors of office space at redeveloped Park Mall building

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:38 AM

Developer SingHaiyi Group and its joint venture (JV) partnersSuntec Reit and Haiyi Holdingsannounced on Wednesday (April 17) that UBS Singapore has signed on to take up all [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Should Singapore lower the non-highway speed limit to 30kmh as suggested?

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:38 AM

A public health specialist from the United Kingdom says motor vehicles in Singapore are going too fast, and suggested that the speed limit of all non-expressway roads be [...]
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Singapore March exports post worst fall in more than 2 years

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:38 AM

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) slumped to their worst decline in more than two years in March, with shipments to most of its top markets declining. Exports [...]
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Venezuela ranked world’s most miserable economy, Singapore is third-least

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:38 AM

Inflation that’s projected to reach an eyeball-popping 8 million per cent this year has left Venezuela saddled with the title of the world’s most miserable [...]
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Binance’s Singapore Fiat-to-Bitcoin Exchange Is Launching Next Week

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Coin Desk | 6:38 AM

Cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance will launch its new fiat-to-crypto platform in Singapore next week, its chief financial officer said. CEO Changpeng “CZ” [...]
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Philippines starts evacuating Filipinos from Tripoli: government

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:38 AM

The Philippines started evacuating its citizens from Tripoli on Thursday almost two weeks after intense fighting broke out in the Libyan capital, the government said [...]
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The South China Sea: China Should Tread Carefully Regarding The Philippines Analysis

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | EurAsia Review | 6:38 AM

China may be on the verge of making a major mistake that would undermine its great gains in soft power in Southeast Asia. This comes at a time when China needs friends in the [...]
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Philippines among countries that buy books most often Picodi report

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:38 AM

Almost 7 in 10 Filipino respondents in a report by the e-commerce platform say they buy at least one book a year With the massive crowds that flock to book sales each year, [...]
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Canada violated international law by dumping garbage in the Philippines: lawyers

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Global News | 6:38 AM

Canada broke international rules when it dumped more than 100 shipping containers of garbage disguised as plastics for recycling into the Philippines six years ago, a [...]
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Philippines remains attractive for foreign investors, British trade group says

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:38 AM

The Philippines remains attractive to investors from the UK as businesses are looking at “new growth prospects” in Southeast Asia, British Chamber of Commerce [...]
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RPOC-10 defines agencies’ roles in ending armed conflict

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Relief Web | 6:38 AM

To attain inclusive and sustainable peace, the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC-10) mapped out the roles and functions of key agencies of the Regional Task Force on [...]
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Philippines President attempts to smear rival by calling him ‘gay’

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Gaystar News | 6:38 AM

President Duterte lashed out against a rival candidate, saying he’d filled his office with homosexuals… but the rival hit back in perfect fashion President [...]
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Philippines, Korea to pursue free trade agreement

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:38 AM

If the deal pushes through, it would be the Philippines’ second economic partnership, after the one with JapanThe Philippines and South Korea, formally the Republic of [...]
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Japan, Philippines commit to further defence cooperation

19-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Janes | 6:38 AM

Japanese Defence minister Takeshi Iwaya and his Philippine counterpart Delfin Lorenzana agreed on 17 April to broaden defence cooperation between their two countries, [...]
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