Archive for September 9th, 2019

Only Germany and Japan have room for economic stimulus

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

People complaining about dangers of free money should not have to look too far back to find and understand the most recent “original sin.” It all started with the [...]
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New species of whale discovered on the Japanese coast

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:02 AM

Scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of beaked whale in the waters off the Japanese coast. Local whalers had long discussed the whales, which have now [...]
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Japan to put surname first for Japanese names in English

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

“I think it’s a bit optimistic. The two sides are too far apart, this has been such a public dispute,” he told CNBC’s “Street Signs” from [...]
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COMMENT: Will Potong Pasir stay or go?

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

At age 84, the man who made Potong Pasir’s name synonymous with himself is expected to call it a day by stepping down as chief of the Singapore People’s Party in [...]
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How did the 5 richest people in Singapore make their fortune?

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:02 AM

Everyone knows that Singapore is a pretty rich country. We have a lot of rich people on our tiny island. And even the not-so-rich bulk of the population? We mostly somehow [...]
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Lee’s last election coming soon in Singapore

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Asiatimes | 6:02 AM

Singapore is officially on the cusp of an election season following an announcement this week that prime minister Lee Hsien Loong initiated a review of the city-state’s [...]
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Man admits to leaving bag with attached toy grenade near Hong Lim Park

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A 59-year-old man who placed a bag with a toy grenade attached to it at an exit of Clarke Quay MRT station because he was unhappy with a protest at Hong Lim Park nearby [...]
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As election nears, Singapore may raise spending to ease economic pain

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

Singapore is expected to roll out a generous budget ahead of an election as the ruling party seeks to appease voters who are feeling the pinch from a sharp economic downturn, [...]
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Man who arranged for sex with underage girls in the Philippines jailed 5.5 years

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A German citizen who was found guilty of promoting commercial sex with underage girls in the Philippines to undercover Singapore policemen was on Friday (6 September) jailed [...]
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Man fined for failing to declare $440,000 cash when entering Singapore

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

A 49-year-old man was fined on Friday (Sep 6) for failing to declare that he was carrying $440,000 in cash when entering Singapore. Police were alerted on April 12 last year [...]
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Singapore eases access to legal help to drive payment services

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:02 AM

Monetary Authority of Singapore streamlines access to legal help specialised in payment services, so new operators in the sector can ensure compliance and be onboarded more [...]
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Rebels hand in guns in Philippines Muslim peace deal

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

Muslim rebels in the mainly Catholic Philippines began handing over their guns to independent foreign monitors Saturday, as part of a peace treaty aimed at ending a [...]
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Philippine court case: Opposition denies plot against government

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

The government has accused more than 30 people of committing acts of seditioninciting people to rebel against itand other criminal offenses. The Philippine government is [...]
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Rebels hand in guns in Philippines Muslim peace deal

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

Muslim rebels in the mainly Catholic Philippines began handing over their guns to independent foreign monitors on Saturday (Sep 7), as part of a peace treaty aimed at ending [...]
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PHILIPPINES UNEMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYMENT RATES REMAIN FLAT IN JULY

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Staffingindustry | 6:02 AM

The unemployment rate in the Philippines stood at 5.4 percent in July 2019, unchanged from a year ago, according to data from the Philippines Statistics Authority. Among the [...]
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