Archive for August, 2019

Japan’s curbs on high-tech materials exports to Korea could backfire

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

Japan’s curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a key link in the global chip supply chain, [...]
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Kidney specialist ordered to pay $1.8 million in penalties and fines for tax offences

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

The kidney specialist who under-declared more than $1.4 million in taxes will now have to pay a further $1.8 million in penalties and a fine in addition to making full [...]
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HDB PMD ban: Residents, tenants hope for strict enforcement

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

It may become illegal to use Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) at Housing Board void decks and common corridors in 15 PAP town councils from 1 September, but residents and [...]
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Bottle thrown from condo: Australian charged with causing death by rash act in fatal killer litter case

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

An Australian man has been charged over his alleged involvement in an incident at a condominium in Spottiswoode Park Road in which a 73-year-old man died after he was struck [...]
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Singapore is planning to build a green oasis in Dubai

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

There are countless superlatives you can use to describe Dubai. But “lush,” “tropical,” or “verdant” would not be anywhere near the top of [...]
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Singapore to reduce Semakau waste by 30pct under first Zero Waste Master Plan

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

Singapore plans to reduce the waste sent to its only landfill by 30 per cent each day, under the country’s first Zero Waste Master Plan. The Pulau Semakau landfill is [...]
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Beijing to Duterte: South China Sea position not up for talks

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Filipino leader Beijing will not recognise The Hague ruling on disputed territories. Beijing delivered a tough message to visiting [...]
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China and Philippines form steering group on sea resources as leaders meet amid growing tensions

China and Philippines form steering group on sea resources as leaders meet amid growing tensions

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a “bigger step” in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea [...]
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Trillanes faces kidnap rap, accused of forcing trader vs Duterte

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group has filed kidnapping with serious illegal detention charges against former Sen. Antonio Trillanes and 3 others for [...]
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Xi rejects PH win in South China Sea as Duterte insists ‘binding’ arbitral ruling

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

In his bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday night, President Rodrigo Duterte insisted that the 2016 Hague ruling on the South China Sea was [...]
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China’s Xi wants sea code crafted before Duterte steps down

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

China wants a binding South China Sea code of conduct crafted before President Rodrigo Duterte steps down, Malacanang said Friday. The sea code is among the maritime issues [...]
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PH, China turn to ‘peaceful’ maritime talks anew after deadlock

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The Philippines and China have agreed to resume “peaceful” dialogue on disputes in the South China Sea as both nations insisted on their respective maritime [...]
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Duterte signs law regulating Islamic banks

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law on a regulatory framework for Islamic banking in the country following the creation of an expanded Bangsamoro Region. Republic Act [...]
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Philippines’ energy requirement to increase four-fold by 2040: official

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

The Philippines’ energy requirement is seen to increase four-fold by 2040, or an average of 5.7 percent per year, Philippine Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto [...]
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Islamic banking law to foster inclusive growth: Diokno

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The new Islamic banking law will foster inclusive growth in the country, including Filipino Muslims and those from the Bangsamoro region, Bangko Sentral governor Benjamin [...]
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