Archive for August 22nd, 2019

As US-China fight on trade, Japan is on deck

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:02 AM

As the US and China Opens a New Window. continue to duke it out over tariffs with the September deadline approaching, trade talks Opens a New Window. with Japan will begin on [...]
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Singapore PM says US cannot stop China’s rise, proclaims neutrality in trade war

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Lee Hsien Loong explains why Singapore will not take sides at National Day Rally Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong gave an annual policy address in which he [...]
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70 people evacuated after fire breaks out at Singapore general Hospital

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

A fire broke out at Singapore general Hospital (SGH) on Monday (August 19) afternoon, causing 70 peopleincluding patients and staffto be evacuated. The smoke detector alarm [...]
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Singapore’s first on-demand driverless shuttle buses to ferry passengers around Sentosa from August 26

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

Visitors to Sentosa will be able to get around the island for free on on-demand driverless shuttle buses from next Monday (August 26), after a trial of the service was [...]
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Commentary: After the Fed’s rate cut, the impact on Singapore and growth

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

The fact that the impact might be limited speaks volumes about Singapore’s waning reliance on the US, says NUS Business School’s Sumit Agarwal. When the United [...]
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Singapore continues to attract investments despite global economic headwinds

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

Despite trade tensions and other global uncertainties slowing down the economy to levels last seen a decade ago, investments into the country seem to have held steady so far. [...]
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Singapore universities cancel HK exchange programmes

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Ministry of Education reportedly advised schools not to send students to HK amid uncertain circumstances After the Singapore government issued a travel alert last week for [...]
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Sellers of Singapore’s largest residential site above a lush park are wooing mainland China, HK developers

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A choice piece of property in Singapore the city-state’s largest residential site on a hilltop overlooking a lush park is back on the market. Hong Kong or mainland [...]
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Man fined for not declaring currencies worth S$376,000 when entering Singapore

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

A 49-year-old man was fined S$8,000 on Tuesday (August 20) for bringing cash worth about S$376,000 into Singapore without making a declaration. Indonesian national Abdul [...]
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Philippine Navy upbeat with Russia ties

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

The Philippine Navy, which recently made a port call in Vladivostok, Russia, has expressed satisfaction over the thriving relations with its Russian counterpart. “We [...]
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Duterte tells government workers to be like Ninoy Aquino; serve with honor, integrity

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

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday hailed the sacrifice and the important role that the late former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. played in restoring the [...]
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Philippines Investigates Pig Deaths for African Swine Fever

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AGWeb | 6:02 AM

The Philippines is investigating a rise in pig deaths in some areas for the deadly African swine fever (ASF) virus, although no cases of the virus have been confirmed yet. A [...]
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Lobbying giant joins former CNN reporter’s battle against Trump ally Duterte in Philippines

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

* A former CNN investigative reporter hires a lobbying juggernaut to take on Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, one of Donald Trump’s most loyal allies in the [...]
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Promising Prospects for US Red Meat in the Philippines

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USMEF | 6:02 AM

Joel Haggard, US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for the Asia Pacific, just returned from the Philippines where he met with importers, processors and [...]
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Dengue cases in Philippines surge to more than 188,000, with over 800 deaths

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

The number of dengue cases in the Philippines in the first eight months of this year has surged more than 188,000 with 807 deaths, the Department of Health (DOH) of the [...]
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