Archive for August 2nd, 2019

Singapore mansion sets record with $167 million sale

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

A Singapore mansion sitting on a sprawling plot of land has been sold for a record S$230 million ($167 million), the latest in a string of eye-catching property deals in the [...]
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OCBC Bank customers can now withdraw cash from ATMs using QR code

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

With effect from Wednesday (31 July), OCBC Bank customers will be able to withdraw cash from the bank’s ATMs by scanning a QR code from its Pay Anyone app the first [...]
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Singapore manufacturers, services less upbeat about next 6 months: Surveys

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

Manufacturing and services firms in Singapore have become less upbeat about business prospects for the second half of 2019, although there are certain segments within these [...]
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Most Norwegian salmon in Singapore safe to consume, say industry players after batch recall

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

The majority of Norwegian salmon in Singapore is safe to consume, industry players said on Thursday (August 1) following a contamination scare. A recall was issued on [...]
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SMRT Trains reports S$155 million net loss for FY2019 amid rising operating expenses

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Local rail operator SMRT Trains announced on Wednesday (31 July) that it recorded a net loss after tax of $155 million for the financial year that ended on 31 March 2019. The [...]
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Singapore scientists discover new cancer drug that could be alternative to chemotherapy

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

Singapore scientists have discovered a new antibody drug that could potentially be used as an alternative for chemotherapy in treating cancer. In a scientific advisory issued [...]
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Korea warns removing Japan’s white list would affect security cooperation: minister

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

South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could [...]
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LPA to bring rains over parts of Luzon, Visayas

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

A low pressure area (LPA) spotted about 460 km East of Virac, Catanduanes is expected to bring rains over Luzon and Visayas, according to the state weather service PAGASA on [...]
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China acknowledges Philippines’ acceptance of ‘perfect’ MOU on oil exploration

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

he Philippines’ top diplomat confirmed that China has acknowledged receipt of his acceptance of Beijing’s terms of reference on the proposed joint exploration in [...]
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Philippines protests ‘swarming’ of more than 100 Chinese vessels

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s national security adviser reveals that 113 Chinese vessels were spotted near Pag-asa island. The Philippines has “fired off” a [...]
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Duterte signs into law a bill granting franchise for Legarda solar firm

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill granting a 25-year franchise to a solar company controlled by the son of Antique Rep. Loren Legarda. Republic Act No. [...]
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Duterte teases the Cayetanos: ‘When will your dynasty end?’

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte teased the Cayetanos during an event organised by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) on Tuesday (July 30) in Taguig [...]
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Philippines’ copper-gold miner Philex seeks partners for $1.1 billion Silangan project

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

Philippines’ copper and gold producer Philex Mining Corp said on Thursday it is seeking possible strategic partners for a long-delayed $1.1 billion mine project in the [...]
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PCSO says lotto ops to resume Wednesday after lifting of suspension

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

Lotto operations are set to resume Wednesday following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to lift the suspension on the game, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office [...]
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Philippine manufacturing conditions post ‘moderate’ improvement in July

02-Aug-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Factory activity growth in the Philippines picked up in July to post a “moderate” improvement in manufacturing conditions, as sales growth reached a six-month [...]
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