Singapore morning news for July 24

Singapore morning news for July 24

Video shows SCDF officers arguing over instruction to push victim Video footage of an exchange between two Singapore Civil Defence Force officers taken on the night Corporal Kok Yuen Chin fell into a fire station pump well showed the officers arguing over whether one had told the other to push the full-time national serviceman into […]

Thailand morning news for July 24

Thailand morning news for July 24

Calls for suspension of EEC city plan A group of residents is urging Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to suspend a city plan being mulled for development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project, saying it lacks local input. — Bangkok Post Former DPM Suthep found at fault over alleged collusion in police station project Thailand’s […]

Singapore morning news for July 23

Singapore morning news for July 23

Singapore employees seek 17% pay raise when switching jobs: report JOB seekers in Singapore are looking to get a 17 per cent bump in pay when they switch jobs, after averaging across industries and levels, said a report by RGF International Recruitment. — The Business Times Tag-team tack keeps Singapore businesses sustainable, fighting fit AS […]

Thailand morning news for July 23

Thailand morning news for July 23

Thailand’s June foreign tourist arrivals rise 0.89% y/y – ministry Thailand saw a rise of 0.89% in tourist arrivals in June from a year earlier, after a drop of 1.03% in May, the tourism ministry said in a statement on Monday. — Reuters Ex- Deputy PM stunned by the words ‘intelligent country’ in government policy […]

Singapore morning news for July 22

Singapore morning news for July 22

Commentary: Employers have obsessed over productivity. They needs to focus on people instead Businesses need to take extra steps to foster a positive company culture which can enable employees to attain balance in their lives while still being productive, says ServiceNow’s Mitch Young. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Mosquito breeding in homes: 1,200 enforcement […]

Thailand morning news for July 22

Thailand morning news for July 22

Dengue Fever in Thailand Reaches 49,174 Cases With 64 Deaths Thailand’s Public Health minister, ordered preventive measures against dengue fever as the cumulative number of dengue infections has reached nearly 50,000 cases since the beginning of this year. — Chiang Rai Times Move to let folk doctors prescribe cannabis New Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul […]

Singapore morning news for July 19

Singapore morning news for July 19

Fewer credit card holders amid tighter rules to rein in debt Credit cards are on the decline, a trend analysts attribute to tighter regulations to curb excessive debt and the growing use of e-payments. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Enterprise Singapore expands alliance network to Ho Chi Minh City Enterprise Singapore has expanded the Global […]

Thailand morning news for July 19

Thailand morning news for July 19

UPDATE: Thai PM tells Phuket people to “stop ripping off tourists” Two Australians file their report with Karon police this morning Everyone is having their say about a van charging two Australian tourists 3,000 baht for a trip from the Phuket International Airport to Kata, even the Thai PM. — The Thaiger 15 year old […]

Singapore morning news for July 18

Singapore morning news for July 18

Smart City Kitchens files competition complaint against GrabFood, Deliveroo SMART City Kitchens (SCK), a shared kitchen operator, has filed a formal complaint against food delivery players Deliveroo and GrabFood with the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) for alleged anti-competitive actions, the company said on Wednesday. — The Business Times Cleaning robots to be […]

Thailand morning news for July 18

Thailand morning news for July 18

MOPH tackles dengue fever after 62 deaths reported The Ministry of Public Health has launched a set of measures to cope with the rising number of dengue fever patients. — NBT World (video) Govt speeding up drought relief work The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is speeding up efforts to mitigate the impacts of the looming […]

Singapore morning news for July 17

Singapore morning news for July 17

EU registering protection for F&B goods as FTA with Singapore nears WITH the EU-Singapore free trade agreement (EUSFTA) set to come into force by the end of the year, the European Union (EU) has submitted 138 mostly food and beverage-related geographical indications (GIs) for approval here, with 100 successful registrations received to date. — The […]

Thailand morning news for July 17

Thailand morning news for July 17

Dept warns of worst drought in decade The Meteorological Department (MD) says Thailand is going to experience the worst drought in a decade, as average precipitation across large swaths of the country has fallen far short of the monthly average. — Bangkok Post Half of Thailand Population Has Asbestos in Their Lungs A recent study […]

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