Archive for October 19th, 2019

S’pore’s 2019 exports could be headed for worst showing since global financial crisis: Economists

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Some economists fear that Singapore’s exports in 2019 could turn in their worst performance since the global financial crisis a decade ago, with the release on Thursday [...] » More

Singaporean parents have spoken: future-proofing our children is priority #1

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheAsianparent | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans mums included are famous for being kiasu. You might even say we are proud of it. Defined as “a grasping or selfish attitude from a fear of missing [...] » More

SPH to lay off 5pct of media group staff as FY2019 net profit fell 23.4pct

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) on Thursday (17 October) announced that it will lay off five per cent of its staff in the core media group as the conglomerate reported lower [...] » More

Singapore hands down first conviction for terror financing

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Singaporean man became the first of the country’s citizens to be jailed for financing terrorism after he was convicted of sending money to a radical Islamist [...] » More

First genetic databank in Singapore to help healthcare practitioners in Asia make more accurate diagnosis

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TodayOnline | 6:02 AM

Medical researchers here have created the first genetic databank which will give better insights on inherited diseases among Asian populations. These insights will help [...] » More

More than half of Philippine companies use pirated software

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

More than half of Philippine companies use illegal software in their business operations, a new survey released Friday found, putting data at risk nationwide and creating [...] » More

Vaping-related illness included on WHO official disease list

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

An unnamed, widespread illness associated with the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as Electronic Nicotine Delivery System or ENDS devices, has been included in the [...] » More

Amnesty tells Duterte to stop inciting bloodshed after ‘kill’ order to Espenido

Amnesty tells Duterte to stop inciting bloodshed after ‘kill’ order to Espenido

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

The Philippine government should focus on initiating investigations into police abuses instead of encouraging violence, a rights watchdog stressed following President Rodrigo [...] » More

Veterans Bank marks 27th milestone year

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

As Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) celebrates its 27th year, it is likewise attaining record highs in various financial performance indicators. “We will end this year [...] » More

Chinese ship that sank Philippine fishing boat in South China Sea may have been on enforcement mission, US analysts say

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Chinese vessel that collided with a Philippine ship in the South China Sea in June may have been sent to the disputed waters on enforcement duty, according to US analysts. [...] » More

Duterte warns ninja cops: ‘I can be evil like you’

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday once again warned so-called ninja cops who are involved in the recycling of seized illegal drugs. Duterte believes criminals like drug [...] » More

Strong quake leaves many dead in Philippines island

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | GulfNews | 6:02 AM

At least five people were killed and 60 injured after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit the island of Mindanao, southern Philippines, local media reported Thursday. The [...] » More

NAPOLCOM recommends three names for next PNP chief

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) has recommended three high ranking police officers to be the next Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Among the three is PNP [...] » More

China blocks Asean from $2.5 trillion in South China Sea oil US

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Beijing’s provocative actions in the disputed South China Sea prevent Southeast Asian nations from accessing resources in the area, a US Department of State official [...] » More

Russia willing to help with nuclear energy, counter-terrorism should Philippines ask envoy

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | PhilStar | 6:02 AM

Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev said Moscow is ready to lend the Philippines assistance in exploring the possibility of nuclear energy should it tender a [...] » More