Archive for October 30th, 2019

Japanese Emperor seen riding train, excites schoolgirls

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Some teenage girls in Japan could not contain their excitement when they caught a glimpse of their new emperor, Emperor Naruhito, riding the royal train. The Omeshi Ressha or [...] » More

Breaking Bad: UK ex-headmaster jailed in Singapore drug case

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

A British former headmaster of an international school in China has been jailed for 10 months in Singapore after admitting possession and consumption of methamphetamine, [...] » More

Woman, 54, charged with murdering 63-year-old man in Ang Mo Kio flat

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

A 54-year-old woman was charged with murder on Monday (28 October) for allegedly killing a 63-year-old man at an Ang Mo Kio flat the day before. Wang Shuzhen, a Chinese [...] » More

Report: Singaporean couples crossing Causeway in search of egg donors

Report: Singaporean couples crossing Causeway in search of egg donors

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Singaporeans looking to conceive via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) have been coming to Malaysia in search of suitable egg donors, the Sunday edition of the Straits Times [...] » More

Singapore’s labour market is showing strain as economy slows

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Singapore’s resilient labour market is starting to come under strain as the trade-reliant economy struggles in the face of global pressures. Retrenchments are rising, [...] » More

Government ramps up solar power targets

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Edge Singapore | 6:02 AM

The government has set a new target deployment of 2 gigawatt-peak (GWp) of solar energy by 2030, which is eight times today’s installed capacity. The new target is [...] » More

Angry at criticism, Philippines’ Duterte dares vice president to take over law enforcement

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Monday lashed out at vice President Leni Robredo for criticising his war on drugs, and offered to put her in charge of law enforcement. [...] » More

Duterte wants to commission Robredo as drug czar for 6 months

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

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (October 28) said he wants to give vice President Leni Robredo powers that would cover all anti-drug activities by the government for six [...] » More

‘Undaspot’ Drug Tests Net 33 Transport Drivers: PDEA

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Camudi | 6:02 AM

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) revealed today, Tuesday, October 29, that 33 public transport vehicle personnel tested positive for illegal drug use based on [...] » More

Strong quake kills two in south Philippines

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

A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines Tuesday, crushing two people under debris, cracking buildings and injuring dozens in a region still reeling from a [...] » More

Duterte orders DILG to dismiss rogue cops

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

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (October 28) has ordered the Department of the Interior and Local government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Ano to dismiss rogue cops. Duterte [...] » More

Taiwan, Philippines discuss key issues at labour meeting in Taipei

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan and the Philippines negotiated several key issues involving the welfare of Filipino workers in Taiwan at an annual labour meeting in Taipei on Monday, but agreement [...] » More

Sotto: Duterte’s transfer of power to Robredo possible

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

Senators on Tuesday (October 29) said it is possible for President Rodrigo Duterte to transfer powers to vice President Leni Robredo for six months to lead the [...] » More

Strong quake hits south Philippines, injuries reported

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

A 6.6-magnitude quake struck the southern Philippines Tuesday, authorities said, causing injuries and damaging buildings in a region still reeling from a previous deadly [...] » More

African Swine Fever Causes $20 million Losses a Month in Philippines

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | PorkBusiness | 6:02 AM

African swine fever (ASF) is triggering nearly $20 million in losses a month in the Philippine hog industry, agricultural officials said on Friday. Philippine President [...] » More