Archive for May 4th, 2019

China poised to deploy stealth fighters in South China Sea says US as tensions mount

China poised to deploy stealth fighters in South China Sea says US as tensions mount

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

CHINA will “keep pushing the envelope”, particularly in the South China Sea region, as it prepares to unveil its first stealth fighter before the end of the year, [...]
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China’s airlines jostle for position at new mega airport, in rare glimpse into Beijing’s palace intrigue

04-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s big three state-owned airlines are engaged in a tussle for the rights to fly into and out of the new mega airport in Beijing, which will be among the [...]
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Japan’s Abe signals shift on N Korea, says will meet Kim without conditions: media

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has said he is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without conditions to end long-running mistrust between their countries, the [...]
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S Korean visit left as unfinished business for new emperor

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

Former Japanese Emperor Akihito visited 36 countries during his 30-year reign, many more than the eight to which his predecessor traveled, but South Korea was one significant [...]
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Japan and Korea’s History Wars Are About to Get Ugly

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Foreign Policy | 6:00 AM

As Seoul targets Japanese businesses, hopes that pragmatism would prevail seem all but erased. This week, on the eve of Japanese Emperor Akihito’s abdication, South [...]
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Don’t let Singapore monopolise recognition of ‘hawker culture’, says Penang lawmaker

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

The Penang government must be more aggressive and apply for Unesco recognition of local hawker culture, Machang Bubuk assemblyman Lee Khai Loon said in the state legislative [...]
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Nearly 500 private addresses falsely registered as foreign workers’ home addresses since December

04-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

There have been nearly 500 reports of private addresses being falsely registered as foreign workers’ home addresses in the past five months, the Ministry of Manpower [...]
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A new era for payments is dawning in Singapore

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Merchants going online in search of ubiquitous payment solutions has boosted the merchant acquiring business, a key driver of the payments market. THIS is the dawn of a new [...]
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DPM Heng affirms continuation of PAP-NTUC relationship; WP calls for more help for older PMETs

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Heng Swee Keat has affirmed on Wednesday (1 May) at the May Day Rally that the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) will continue its “close [...]
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5 women attacked teen outside St. James night club for flirting with their friend’s boyfriend

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A group of five women assaulted a teen outside a night club because they thought she had flirted with a boyfriend of one of their friends, a court heard. At the State Courts [...]
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ARA US Hospitality Trust seeks to raise $451 million in Singapore IPO

04-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

ARA US Hospitality Trust launched an initial public offering in Singapore on Thursday to raise about $451 million, for what would be the first new mainboard listing on the [...]
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Facebook Dating now in Singapore, new feature built for ‘meaningful relationships’ rather than hook-ups

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

Facebook Dating, which first launched in Thailand and Canada last November, is now open for business, all ye lonely hearts in the Lion City. The company announced the [...]
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US medtech firm opens instrument manufacturing facility in Singapore

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

PerkinElmer, a leading American medical technology company, opened its newest life science lab instruments and diagnostics manufacturing facility at the JTC MedTech Hub in [...]
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Singapore-based doctor dies after rescue from Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, the world’s 10th highest mountain

04-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died yesterday, after he was rescued from Nepal’s Mount Annapurna where he was stranded in sub-zero temperatures for nearly two days. [...]
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Philippines Casino Regulator Delivers Federal government $170M in First Quarter Taxes

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Casino | 6:00 AM

PAGCOR, the Philippines casino regulator that also operates its own gaming venues, sent $170 million in taxes to the federal government for the first quarter of 2019. The [...]
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