Archive for September 26th, 2019

Loo and behold! Japan’s high-tech toilets bemuse fans

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

Japan may not win their home Rugby World Cup but they have already proved themselves world beaters when it comes to toilets. Going to the loo is a much more futuristic [...] » More

New Foreign minister Motegi to meet S. Korean counterpart

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi and his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, will hold talks in New York on Thursday afternoon, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. The [...] » More

Unmanned Japan craft launched toward space station: operator

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

Japan on Wednesday launched an unmanned spacecraft towards the International Space Station, the operator said, after a fire early this month delayed the mission. The H-2B [...] » More

And the minister most often up on his own two feet was….

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

Defence minister Ng Eng Hen. And for the worst reasons. He had to explain how five Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and Home Team national servicemen died and what the ministry [...] » More

Singapore arrests Indonesian domestic workers for ‘funding’ ISIL

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

Three women in their mid-30s ‘radicalised online’ and are being held under a law that allow detention without trial. Singapore has arrested three Indonesian women [...] » More

Singapore gas importer Pavilion eyes Europe to drive global LNG ambitions

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

Singapore’s gas importer and marketer Pavilion Energy is targeting new markets in Europe and expanding in Asia in a bid to become a global liquefied natural gas (LNG) [...] » More

‘Vulnerable’ Singapore to do its part in battling climate change, says PM Lee at UN summit

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

Singapore will do its “full part” in tackling climate change but cannot stop it on its own, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong at the United Nations (UN) on [...] » More

Accountant embezzled nearly S$4 million from company, remitting most home to the Philippines

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

An accountant with access to his company’s cheque books and bank accounts embezzled almost S$4 million from the firm over about four years, remitting most of the money [...] » More

DOJ set to release 300 inmates whose releases were legal, but surrendered following Duterte’s order

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:02 AM

The government is set to re-release 300 ex-inmates who surrendered to authorities following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order for freed convicts of heinous crime [...] » More

WHO: Philippines remains polio-free

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines has not yet lost its polio-free status despite having two cases of the highly contagious disease, the World Health Organization stressed Wednesday. Rabindra [...] » More

Locsin likens South China Sea code to ‘feeding a dragon in your living room’

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:02 AM

The Philippines’ top diplomat said that a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea would implicitly recognise Beijing’s dominance in the region. Member states of [...] » More

Philippine forces arrest Swedish, three Filipinos accused of bomb attack

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

The Philippine security forces have arrested a Swedish national and three Filipinos who allegedly carried out the September 7 bombing of a public market in Sultan Kudarat [...] » More

7 dead, 14 rescued as dragon boat capsizes in Philippines

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

The Philippines coast guard said seven rowers drowned and 14 others were rescued when their dragon boat overturned Wednesday after being lashed by strong waves during a [...] » More

US clears attack helicopters for Thailand, plane defenses for Qatar

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | DefenseNews | 6:02 AM

The US State Department on Tuesday cleared a pair of potential arms sales, one each to Thailand and Qatar. The two sales have a combined price tag of $486 million, according [...] » More

Investigative Interviewing: An efficient approach to torture-free investigation

26-Sep-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) joined hands with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), Association for the Prevention of Torture (API), and Norwegian Centre [...] » More