Archive for September 7th, 2019

Comatose OFW in Macau back in Philippines

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Migrant Health Unit sent San Lazaro Hospital ER head Dr Alexis Dimapilis to Macau to serve as medical escort of the Filipina during the flight onboard Philippine Airlines [...]
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Philippines vows to hunt down convicts released early

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Philippine police pledged on Thursday (Sep 5) to track down nearly 2,000 ex-prisoners including convicted murderers and rapists who were let out early for good behaviour, in [...]
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Philippine: Device developed by Filipino scientists is spearheading dengue drive

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:02 AM

A coffee mug-size device developed by Filipino scientists is now in the country’s frontline in the campaign versus dengue. Called the Biotek M, the device is an [...]
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Police warn about the dangers of visiting Thailand, directly contradicting Tourism minister

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Thai Visa | 6:02 AM

Following the claim of Thailand’s Tourism minister earlier this week that Thailand is “a completely safe environment”, a spokesman for the Royal Thai Police [...]
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Relations between Thailand’s army and king are becoming one-sided

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:02 AM

RIGID AND austere, King Chulalongkorn, the fifth monarch of Thailand’s Chakri dynasty, gazes across Bangkok’s Royal Plaza from a gleaming steed. The bronze statue [...]
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Thailand seeks $251m for palace budget, a 13pct hike

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thailand plans to allocate more than $251 million for monarchy “security” in the 2020 budget, a hike of more than 13 per cent year-on-year, according to figures [...]
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Thailand to unveil ‘relocation package’ to woo firms hurt by trade war

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand is planning a “relocation package” of incentives to attract foreign companies looking to move production from China, officials said, seeking to compete [...]
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EU warns Indonesia about retaliating against biodiesel duties

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

European Union representatives to Indonesia on Thursday challenged a plan to impose duties on European dairy goods in retaliation for the bloc’s duties on palm [...]
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Malaysia to send diplomatic note to Indonesia over haze

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:02 AM

Malaysia will send a diplomatic note to Indonesia to take immediate action on putting out fires which are causing haze in the region. Deputy Energy, Science, Technology, [...]
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Crowd trouble mars Malaysia’s comeback win over Indonesia in World Cup qualifier

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:02 AM

Malaysia scored a thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Indonesia in a World Cup qualifying match that was marred by crowd trouble at Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on [...]
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Indonesia scrambles to toss millions of eggs and boost chicken prices

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Indonesia is set to get cracking on a plan to destroy millions of eggs in a bid to prop up slumping chicken prices, calling on poultry breeders to cut supply by either [...]
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Indonesia restores internet access in parts of West Papua

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Internet blackout remains in Jayapura and Manokwari as well as Deiyai, where deadly protests were reported last week. Indonesia has partially lifted an internet blackout [...]
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Outcry as Indonesia seeks to arrest renowned West Papua rights lawyer

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Veronica Koman faces charges after being accused of spreading ‘fake news’ and inciting unrest Indonesian police have named human rights lawyer and well-known West [...]
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Indonesia parliamentary body approves 5.3pct GDP growth target for 2020

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Indonesian parliament’s budgetary committee approved on Friday the government’s 5.3 percent economic growth target for 2020, alongside other economic [...]
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Indonesia set to continue criminalising homelessnessbut with reduced punishment

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

To escape Jakarta’s searing heat, a family of three scavengers took shelter under a leafy tree at the side of a busy street. Next to them on the concrete pavement was a [...]
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