Archive for June 3rd, 2019

Defense minister calls for stronger surveillance of N Korea’s smuggling efforts

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The JapanNews | 6:00 AM

Defense minister Takeshi Iwaya on Saturday called for ensuring the effectiveness of UN Security Council sanctions resolutions on North Korea, and said the international [...]
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Toshiba says Total to take its US LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Total will take over Toshiba’s US liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, [...]
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PM: Japanese conglomerates pledge to expand investments in Malaysia

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Japanese conglomerates have pledged to expand their investments and businesses in Malaysia. Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told Malaysian journalists here today that [...]
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NEC unveils facial recognition system for airport boarding

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The JapanNews | 6:00 AM

NEC Corp. on Friday unveiled a system that uses facial recognition technology for airport boarding procedures, with plans to introduce it at Narita Airport next spring. In [...]
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Singapore, United States agree to renew MOU on use of military facilities

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore and the United States on Friday (31 May) agreed to renew a long-standing agreement for the US’ use of military facilities in Singapore. The Memorandum of [...]
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Singapore must stay united, diversify economy: DPM Heng

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore needs to stay united and focused to tackle the challenges arising from global uncertainties, said deputy prime minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday (May 31). The [...]
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Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said that countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China. [...]
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Woman targets Singaporeans who ‘chope’ at eating places by placing message cards

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Katelin Teo, 43, had sat down for lunch in a food centre, not knowing that the table had been “choped” (Singlish for reserving) by a person with a half-filled [...]
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Singapore’s leader appeals to the US and China to resolve their differences

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Singaporean prime minister Lee Hsien Loong made a direct appeal to the US and China to “work together” and “reconcile each other’s interests” on [...]
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More than 100 e-commerce scams reported from Jan-Apr: police

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

More than 100 e-commerce scams, involving hotel room reservations and attraction tickets, were reported to the police in the first four months of the year. In an advisory [...]
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Social worker stole more than $47,000 from two elderly patients under her charge

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

While accompanying two elderly patients to activate their ATM cards, a medical social worker noted their Personal Identification Numbers and later siphoned their savings. [...]
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Says He ‘Cured’ Himself Of Being Gay

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Says He ‘Cured’ Himself Of Being Gay

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte accused a rival politician of being homosexual on Thursday, and then claimed he also used to be gay until he “cured” [...]
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Public warned against buying steel products made by suspended firm

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) warned consumers against buying products made by Pampanga-based Wan Chiong Steel Corp., which was suspended for making substandard [...]
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Duterte wary over US-China trade war, wants it resolved soon

Duterte wary over US-China trade war, wants it resolved soon

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed deep concerns Friday about the escalating US-China trade war and its impact on the global economy, including that of his [...]
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Duterte to China: Why claim entire South China Sea?

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

President Duterte on Friday said he loved China as an ally but questioned the claim by the Asian economic powerhouse over the whole South China Sea. It was the first time [...]
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