Archive for August 1st, 2019

Beyond ABCs: Ancient Philippine script revival spells debate

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

With deliberate golden strokes, artist Taipan Lucero proudly brings an ancient script back to life, in the hope of promoting an endangered but contentious part of the [...] » More

Thailand’s currency keeps getting stronger and that’s sparking concerns

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Since the beginning of this year, Thailand’s currency has jumped more than 5 percent against the dollar. On a year-over-year basis, it has bounded even higher nearly [...] » More

Make it a date Thai public holidays in 2020

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Public holiday dates are out for 2020 with a few waiting to be announced. But it might be the start of you working out your holidays to Tahiti and Acapulco for the next year. [...] » More

TAT’s #WeDareYouThailand online video campaign wraps up today

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Tourism Authority of Thailand | 6:02 AM

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) WeDareYouThailand online video sharing campaign that ‘dared’ foreign tourists and expats in Thailand to accept four [...] » More

Moody’s upgrades most Thai banks’ credit ratings from ‘stable’ to ‘positive’

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the Baseline Credit Assessments of eleven Thai banks (1) Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited (BBL) (2) Bank of Ayudhya (BAY) (3) CIMB [...] » More

Thailand’s job market popular job sectors

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

A new report on the most popular job in Thailand shows how the country’s job market is evolving. In this digital age, it may come as no surprise that IT roles are now [...] » More

Indonesia returns containers of waste to France, HK

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesia has returned seven shipping containers of illegally imported waste to France and Hong Kong, an official said Tuesday (July 30), marking the latest move by a [...] » More

Indonesia’s Astra International first-half profit falls 6pct

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesian conglomerate PT Astra International reported a 6 percent drop in first-half profit, hit by declines at its automotive and agribusiness units. Profit for the [...] » More

Indonesia says British man caught in Bali with drugs, porn

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

An alleged British fugitive was arrested in Bali with pornography and drugs, Indonesian authorities said Tuesday, after UK media reported that the man was selling explicit [...] » More

Indonesia cracks down on overweight male police officers to improve vigilance, ability

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of policemen in Indonesia have been put through an exercise regime as the country cracks down on overweight male police officers. Indonesia’s national police [...] » More

Pregnant Indonesian IS member beaten to death in Syrian camp

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The body of a pregnant Indonesian woman who was believed to be a member of the Islamic State (IS) militant group has been found after reportedly being beaten to death at the [...] » More

Indonesia says British man caught in Bali with drugs, porn

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

An alleged British fugitive was arrested in Bali with pornography and drugs, Indonesian authorities said Tuesday, after UK media reported that the man was selling explicit [...] » More

Twenty-eight provinces in Indonesia under drought spell

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

An official at Indonesia’s Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Cultural Affairs said on Tuesday that 28 of 34 provinces across the nation are facing [...] » More

Indonesia, Vietnam seek middle ground to prevent more altercations at sea

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Indonesia and Vietnam have begun talks on a “provisional arrangement” to prevent any further maritime skirmishes as they try to settle their overlapping claims to [...] » More

Govt initiates partnership scheme to involve private sector in transportation projects

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

To offset the limited state budget allocation for infrastructure development, the government is inviting the private sector to participate in building transportation [...] » More