Archive for September 2nd, 2017

Beaten at Home, Chinese Milk Formula Makers Forge Ties Abroad

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese infant formula producers are going global to regain market share at home after a melamine scandal almost a decade ago crippled consumers’ trust in locally-made [...]
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Chinese cyber spies broaden attacks in Vietnam, security firm says

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cyber spies working for or on behalf of China’s government have broadened attacks against official and corporate targets in Vietnam at a time of raised tension over the [...]
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Japan Finance minister Aso cancels US trip due to N Korea situation

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese Finance minister Taro Aso said on Friday that he was cancelling a planned trip to the United States for preparatory economic talks because of national security [...]
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Japan seeks funds to boost missile ranges days after N Korea threat

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s defense ministry on Thursday sought $160 million in a record budget request to develop swift, longer-range missiles to extend its military punch in East Asia, [...]
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Japan’s factories sustain solid growth in August as orders quicken: PMI

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at a solid clip in August as domestic and export orders picked up, a private survey showed on Friday, suggesting the economy will [...]
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Japan builds ‘multi-layered’ ties with Trump’s advisors to cut risks on N Korea and trade

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Six months after Japan’s premier Shinzo Abe bonded with Donald Trump on a golf course amid hopes he’d be a pragmatic partner, a consensus is emerging that Tokyo [...]
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How Japan Reacted to N Korea’s Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Japan enters a new era of North Korean provocations with great unease. After North Korea fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan early Tuesday morning local time, Japan [...]
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As reality of Trump risk sinks in, Tokyo tries to keep ties tight

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Six months after Japan’s premier bonded with Donald Trump on a golf course amid hopes he’d be a pragmatic partner, a consensus is emerging that Tokyo must reduce [...]
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N Korea’s missile test over Japan was a threatening proof of concept

N Korea’s missile test over Japan was a threatening proof of concept

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Popsci | 6:00 AM

At about 6am on local time Tuesday morning, Japan’s government issued a warning to its citizens that a missile was headed their way. That missile, fired from North [...]
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Japan, missiles and bad 1980s bands

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Why stocks and the yen took North Korea’s latest provocation in their stride There are two leading answers to why the Nikkei 225 Average only dropped 0.9 per cent in [...]
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Japan coastguard expels N Korean fishing flotillaFinancial Times

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Confrontation marks fresh dispute with Pyongyang as regional tensions rise Japan’s coastguard has forcibly expelled a flotilla of North Korean fishing vessels from its [...]
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Japan’s Opposition Picks New Leader to Challenge Slumping Abe

Japan’s Opposition Picks New Leader to Challenge Slumping Abe

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s biggest opposition party is set to pick a new leader on Friday as it seeks to capitalise on prime minister Shinzo Abe’s drop in popularity. Polls show [...]
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Singapore focus on critical infrastructures essential to public safety

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s emphasis on the security of its critical infrastructures is necessary to safeguard general public safety and compel these systems to keep pace with current [...]
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Letters of harassment sent by a ‘Lord Voldermort’: Singapore police

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A number of people in Singapore have received letters of harassment from a writer who appeared to have signed off as a key character in the Harry Potter fantasy series, [...]
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Singapore banks face creative destruction

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

WHEN is something money and not just a cowrie shell? When you can pay taxes with it. Or that’s the argument of chartalists, the folks who see the state’s hand [...]
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