Archive for September 10th, 2019

Japan typhoon leaves thousands stranded at the airport

Japan typhoon leaves thousands stranded at the airport

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 1:34 PM

A powerful typhoon in Japan has left more than 100 flights canceled, thousands of travellers stranded at the airport, and nearly 1 million households without power. Typhoon [...] » More

Military, police veterans turn ‘human books’ to share tales of heroism and sacrifice

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 11:34 AM

It was a scene of camaraderie and friendship as Malaysians and ex-servicemen from all walks of life participated in the Taman Tugu Human Library (TTHL) “reading sessions” [...] » More

Philippines confirms first swine fever cases

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:08 AM

The Philippines on Monday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from Slovakia to China, pushing [...] » More

Philippines confirms African swine fever, culls 7,000 pigs

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:07 AM

Lab tests have confirmed that African swine fever caused the deaths of pig herds in at least seven villages near Manila and a multiagency body will be set up to ensure the [...] » More

PNP: Over 100 convicts freed under GCTA surrender

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:06 AM

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has reported that as of September 8, 118 convicts who were freed under the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law have surrendered to the [...] » More

Suicide bomber killed at Philippine army base

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:06 AM

A suicide bomber dressed in a traditional Muslim woman’s gown died after detonating a bomb outside a military camp in the restive southern Philippines, but no other [...] » More

Patients die as Manila traffic jams block ambulances

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:03 AM

Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city’s hospitals, medics warn. Special [...] » More

Forensic testing conducted to determine gender of suspected suicide bomber

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:03 AM

The military said they could not ascertain yet the identity and gender of the suspected suicide bomber who wore a hijab, a head covering worn by Muslim women, as a disguise [...] » More

Kit Siang issues third challenge to Malaysian youth in racial harmony campaign

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 8:02 AM

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today issued another challenge to youth in the country, this time asking them to promote social media literacy. Continuing his campaign to fight [...] » More

Minister: Malaysia can help with Indonesia fire, haze should improve end-Sept

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 8:02 AM

The haze situation is expected to improve after weather conditions change end of this month, and the Malaysian government is prepared to help snuff out Indonesia’s [...] » More

Haze threatens Singapore as Indonesia forest fires rage

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:01 AM

Air quality in Singapore and parts of Malaysia may worsen in the coming days with Indonesian authorities warning of more forest fires in the region already in the grip of an [...] » More

Asian shares mostly rise as market players weigh mix of data

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 8:01 AM

Global shares were mostly higher Monday as the week started with a mix of economic data for the region and the US France’s CAC 40 fell less than 0.1 percent in early [...] » More

Asian markets start week on upbeat note after China easing move

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:01 AM

Global stock markets mostly climbed Monday after China unveiled fresh stimulus measures, while below-par US jobs data reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve would cut [...] » More

Crisis-hit Nissan CEO set to resign as board meets

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:00 AM

The CEO of crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan plans to resign, reports said Monday, as the firm’s board meets to discuss an audit launched after former chief Carlos [...] » More

In Japan, a court case highlights paternity leave issues

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:00 AM

He sits in an office of a major Japanese sportswear maker but reports to no one. He is assigned odd tasks like translating into English the manual on company rules like [...] » More