Archive for May 9th, 2019

Corrective Work Orders rose 30pct to 2,600 cases in 2018: NEA

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

The number of Corrective Work Orders (CWOs) issued to offenders rose by 30 per cent to about 2,600 cases in 2018 from about 2,000 cases in 2017, the National Environment [...]
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7 pollution incidents along Johor river have caused PUB plant’s temporary shutdown since 2017: Masagos

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

There have been seven pollution incidents along the Johor river since 2017 that caused the Public Utilities Board’s (PUB’s) Johor River Waterworks plant to be [...]
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‘Cyber flashers’ in Singapore could now get two years in prison

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

Singapore has criminalised the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or “cyber flashing,” as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online. The city [...]
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Singapore’s UOB launches utility marketplace

09-May-2019 Intellasia | FinExtra | 6:00 AM

United Overseas Bank (UOB) in Singapore has launched an online utility marketplace, helping users find and sign up to the best deals for electricity, gas, water, broadband [...]
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Government must have powers to deal with falsehoods initially and swiftly, not courts, says Shanmugam

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

The government must have the powers to deal with online falsehoods initially and swiftly, as seeking recourse with the courts cannot be expected to happen within a matter of [...]
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Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law

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

Singapore’s lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech [...]
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Singapore central bank to reveal FX intervention, improving transparency

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

Singapore’s central bank said on Wednesday it will disclose more information on the actions it takes to carry out monetary policy, including releasing data on foreign [...]
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Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila

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

Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending [...]
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Ottawa warns of terrorism threats in the Philippines

09-May-2019 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

The federal government has issued a travel advisory for dozens of provinces across the Philippines due to threats of terrorism and an increasing level of crime. Canadians are [...]
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Thailand Announces Results of Parliamentary Seats Contested in March

Thailand Announces Results of Parliamentary Seats Contested in March

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Benar News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) announced official results Tuesday of 350 parliamentary seats that were directly elected in March polls, but said 150 so-called [...]
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Indonesia’s forex reserves dip to $124.3 billion at end-April

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

Indonesia’s forex reserves dropped by around $200 million to $124.3 billion at the end of April due to the government’s foreign debt payments, the central bank [...]
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The best cities for Instagram photos, selfies, sexy poses New York, London, Jakarta score, HK surprises

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

Do you choose where you are going to travel to next according to how Instagrammable you think it might be? Or where you can strike your sexiest pose? It may sound like [...]
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Indonesia serious about moving capital from Jakarta

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Indaily | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says his government is serious about plans to move the country’s capital out of sinking and traffic-clogged Jakarta. Joko said on [...]
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Grab teams up with brand partners to help Malaysians for Ramadan and Hari Raya

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

Grab Malaysia has teamed up with their brand partners to provide Muslims with a fuss-free festive season this year. This comes via a new all-in-one festive pack for Muslims [...]
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For Dr Wan Azisah, political journey may end once Anwar is PM

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

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azisah Wan Ismail has said she may quit active politics once her husband Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim becomes prime minister. She is, however, planning to [...]
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