Archive for August 3rd, 2019

Japan ramps up row with Korea, removing favoured export status

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

Japan and South Korea Friday rescinded each other’s favoured export partner status and Seoul said it would review a military information agreement, as a long-running [...]
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Toyota sees quarterly profit, sales rise, lowers forecast

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

Toyota reported a nearly 4 percent increase in fiscal first quarter profit on improved sales, but Japan’s top automaker slightly lowered its full year forecasts because [...]
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Japan hangs two for murder, first executions in 2019

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

Japan on Friday hanged two men convicted of murder, the justice ministry said, the first executions this year after 15 death row inmates were executed in 2018. With more than [...]
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Toyota Q1 net profit up nearly 4pct, full-year profit revised down

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

Japanese car giant Toyota said Friday its first quarter net profit rose thanks to solid sales and cost cutting efforts, but it revised down full-year profit partly due to a [...]
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Social media sites block satirical rap video in Singapore after government complaint

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

Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the government of the wealthy Asian city-state requested the removal [...]
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Singapore experienced driest July on record: Met Service

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

Last month was also the second warmest July on record in Singapore, Met Service data shows. Last month was the driest July in Singapore since rainfall records began in 1869, [...]
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No water in parts of Metro Manila, Imus on August 6 to 7 Maynilad

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

Parts of Metro Manila will experience water service interruption from August 6 (Tuesday) to 7 (Wednesday), Maynilad Water Services Inc. announced on Thursday. In a series of [...]
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Gordon on Duterte’s tirades: No offense taken

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

Senator Richard Gordon on Friday said he has not taken offense at President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks against him. On Thursday, Duterte peppered Gordon with strong [...]
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Duterte to identify less than 10 officials behind alleged PCSO corruption Palace

Duterte to identify less than 10 officials behind alleged PCSO corruption Palace

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

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to identify less than 10 officials allegedly involved in the “massive corruption” in the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office [...]
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Philippine ride-hailing firm ‘sorry’ for likening service to sex

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:02 AM

Angkas makes use of motorbikes to get its passengers through Manila’s traffic gridlock Manila: A popular ride-hailing firm in the Philippines issued a public apology [...]
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Medal of Valor awardees, dependents to receive PH transport discounts

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

Medal of Valor awardees as well as their dependents will receive discounts on all public transportation in the Philippines. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is one of [...]
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Philippine top brass breaks ranks to counter China

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:02 AM

China’s push into Philippine-claimed waters has again riled the nation’s top brass, bringing into sharp relief the defense establishment’s skeptical view of [...]
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Philippines’ Metro Pacific’s hospital stake draws over a dozen potential buyers

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

Metro Pacific Investments Corp (MPI.PS) has received interest from many potential buyers for a minority stake in its hospital unit, which could be valued at up to $2.5 [...]
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Mayor Isko shuts down 7 bars in Manila due to liquor-ban violation

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

Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso has shut down seven bars near De La Salle University in Manila for violating the liqiour ban. Moreno, with the Manila Police District [...]
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Philippines approves plan for new Manila airport

03-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Atwonline | 6:02 AM

The Philippine Department of Transportation has approved a proposal by San Miguel Holdings Corp. (SMHC) to construct a four-runway airport in the Bulacan province, north of [...]
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