Archive for September 18th, 2019

Chin Swee Road death: Couple charged with murder of 2-year-old daughter in March 2014; child’s remains found in a pot last week

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

A couple, accused of killing their young daughter whose remains were found in a flat at Block 52 Chin Swee Road last Tuesday (September 10), are said to have committed the [...]
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Future of semiconductor industry remains bright despite current slowdown: DPM Heng

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

The current slowdown in the global semiconductor industry does not dim its prospects, and the latest investment here by European chipmaker STMicroelectronics reflects its [...]
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Hazy one moment, clear the next: Haze in Singapore is at mercy of the winds

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Fires have been raging in the forests of Indonesia. But, in Singapore, it has been hazy one moment and clear the next. This is because when it comes to haze, Singapore is at [...]
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Government agencies ready to tackle impact of haze: NEA

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Government agencies are ready to tackle the impact of the haze, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a statement on Tuesday (September 17). The government’s [...]
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ComfortDelGro listed on Dow Jones sustainability index

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

Home-grown ComfortDelGro Corp is now on the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, becoming the only Singapore transport company to be selected for listing on the [...]
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Philippines can lure investors without ‘forever’ tax breaks: Salceda

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The Philippines can lure foreign investors on the back of its young workforce and ongoing infrastructure and economic reforms, the head of Congress’ tax-writing [...]
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‘Expect a fight from us’: Customs brokers hit Duterte order

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Customs brokers on Tuesday spoke out against President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to remove brokers from the Customs bureau, saying the order demonises their profession. [...]
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Cagayan ecozone authority temporarily suspends 3 virtual currency exchanges

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority ordered the temporary suspension of its virtual currency exchange licensees pending their move to Cagayan, its spokesperson said Tuesday. [...]
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Nickel mining indefinitely suspended in southern Philippines: official

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

A nickel mining hub in the southern Philippines, which produces mostly high-grade material, has suspended extraction operations indefinitely as the regional government [...]
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China, Philippines pledge more efforts to further strengthen cooperation on BRI

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

China and the Philippines have expressed their willingness to enhance cooperation through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to better the bilateral relationship between the [...]
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Hospital pass for inmates a ‘source of income’ for doctors: ex-police official

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Doctors have found a “source of income” in passes that allow inmates to stay at the New Bilibid Prison’s hospital, a former police official said Tuesday, [...]
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China’s ‘rising political star,’ Communist Party officials visit Duterte

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with members of the Communist Party of China, headed by Chongqing party chief Chen Min’er. Described by Malacanang as a [...]
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15 killed as truck plunges down ravine in Philippines

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

Fifteen people, including children, were killed Tuesday in the southern Philippines when the flatbed truck they were riding in plummeted into a ravine, police said. The [...]
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Philippines: Worst dengue outbreak in years kills over a thousand

Philippines: Worst dengue outbreak in years kills over a thousand

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

Some 271,480 dengue cases reported since January, 1,107 confirmed fatalities as of end of August. Emie Angeles and her husband, Rico Reyes, have not had a decent [...]
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DA, BAI confirm ASF outbreak; call on public to help prevent spread of pig disease

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

The Department of Agriculture (DA) in a press release admitted that the current African Swine Fever (ASF) episodes in Risal and Bulacan may be considered an outbreak but not [...]
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