Archive for June 12th, 2019

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in Southeast Asia next year

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

The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive [...]
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Kaplan Professional suspended from WSQ accreditation, SkillsFuture funding over ‘serious lapses’

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

Kaplan Professional will be suspended as an approved training organisation under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) due to “serious lapses”, said [...]
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MPA partners group on 3-year campaign to protect Singapore’s marine ecosystem

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

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and community initiative Our Singapore Reefs (OSR) have teamed up on a three-year collaboration to promote the importance [...]
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Singaporeans in HK advised to avoid large crowds, mass gatherings

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

Singaporeans in Hong Kong are advised to avoid travelling to “areas with large crowds and mass gatherings” amid reports of planned rallies in the coming days, [...]
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12 NUS students would have been expelled if new, tougher sanctions for sexual misconduct were in place

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

A review committee on sexual misconduct at the National University of Singapore (NUS) said the current sanctions did not act as a “strong deterrent” and that 12 [...]
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EU ICT companies see great potential in South East Asia’s digital transformation

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Press Release | 6:00 AM

Innovative European business solutions are to be presented in South East Asia soon. The European Union’s next business mission from 17 to 22 June 2019 brings to this [...]
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HDB home buyers now able to book balance flats at any time

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

From Tuesday (Jun 11), those looking to buy a balance flat from the Housing and Development Board (HDB) can view the online listing at any time of the year and book a flat as [...]
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2 fire station commanders claim trial over fatal SCDF ragging incident

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

Two Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers accused of being involved in a fatal ragging incident claimed trial to their charges at the State Courts on Monday (10 [...]
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Be wary of fake $50 and $100 portrait series notes: Police

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:00 AM

Be wary of receiving counterfeit $50 and $100 Singapore currency notes, the police advised the public on Tuesday (June 11). This comes after they received several reports [...]
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SingaporeMajority of Foreign workers satisfied with working Singapore, study finds.

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | StaffingIndustry | 6:00 AM

Most, or 9 in 10, foreign workers in Singapore are generally satisfied with working conditions, according to a survey from the Ministry of Manpower. The Ministry’s [...]
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Woman jailed for arranging sham marriage between Singaporean man and Vietnamese woman

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

A 35-year-old woman has been jailed for arranging a sham marriage between a Singaporean man and a Vietnamese woman. Nguyen Thi Hong was sentenced to nine months and eight [...]
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It’s another ‘budol-budol,’ Trillanes says of Duterte’s new promises

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

Outgoing Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday likened President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest promise to solve the country’s traffic woes to a [...]
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In the Philippines, a Youth Movement Stands Between Duterte and Dictatorship

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheNation | 6:00 AM

Duterte will take control of Congress, but his quest for more power must be stopped. Politicians aligned with President Rodrigo Duterte took all 12 of the Senate seats up for [...]
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Duterte Faces GDP Headache As Trump Vs. China Hits Philippines

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte’s efforts to cozy up to China these last few years isn’t paying the economic dividends the Philippines hoped. It all seemed so simple in June [...]
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Duterte wants Sangley Point to handle domestic flights, immediately

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

President Rodrigo Duterte wants Sangley Point in Cavite to handle domestic flights immediately to ease congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), Malacanang [...]
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