Archive for December 1st, 2016

Japan-bound United Airlines flight returns to San Francisco with faulty engine

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A United Airlines flight bound for Japan experienced an engine malfunction after takeoff on Monday and returned to San Francisco International Airport, where it landed [...] » More

Millions of Japanese Over 35 Still Live With Mom and Dad

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In some of Asia’s biggest economies, young adults are living longer with their parents as they struggle to strike out on their own. The aging of Japanese and South [...] » More

Two-year JGBs firm after auction, longer maturities soft

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The yield on the two-year Japanese government debt dipped on Tuesday after an auction of that maturities drew strong bids although longer maturities underperformed as buying [...] » More

Japan Tobacco shakes up management to spur global growth

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan Tobacco, the world’s third-largest tobacco company, announced management changes on Tuesday designed to accelerate the growth of its international business, which [...] » More

iRobot Is Ready to Accelerate Growth in Japan

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

Japan is already iRobot ‘s(NASDAQ: IRBT) largest international market, but the home-robot maker has much bigger plans to tackle the country of nearly 130 million [...] » More

Japan Reopens Debate on Legislation to Legalise Casinos

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese lawmakers reopened debate Wednesday afternoon on a bill to legalise casinos, opening the possibility the legislation will be passed as soon as next month. Prime [...] » More

Coca-Cola embraces Japan’s quirky ways to capture market

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Coca-Cola has been the No. 1 beverage maker in Japan for half a century, but it’s not thanks to the popularity of Coke. Instead, the American soft-drink brand has [...] » More

Japan factory output ticks up in October

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s factory output ticked up in October, expanding for the third month in a row, government data showed Wednesday. Industrial production grew 0.1 percent on-month, [...] » More

Abenomics has a serious millennials problem

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Weeks rarely get worse for world leaders than the one Shinzo Abe just had. First, Donald Trump scrapped a trade deal essential to revitalising Japan’s economy, even [...] » More

Japan October industrial output +0.1 pct mth/mth

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s industrial output rose 0.1 percent in October from the previous month, preliminary data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed on Wednesday, in [...] » More

Vivian Balakrishnan: Singapore will not allow any single issue to hijack relationship with China

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Online Citizen | 6:00 AM

Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan has stressed that Singapore will not allow any single issue to hijack its longstanding, wide-ranging relationship with China. [...] » More

Cromwell Considers Singapore IPO of European Properties

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Australia-listed investment manager may list $1 billion worth of Valad Europe properties Australia-listed real-estate investment manager Cromwell Property Group is [...] » More

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi to make official visit to Singapore

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will make an official visit to Singapore from November 30 to December 2, announced Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs [...] » More

Pixel Studios Launched for Singapore Digital Content Industry

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

Yaacob Ibrahim, Singapore’s minister of Communications & Information, was on hand Tuesday to give a formal opening to Pixel Studios, a new location especially for [...] » More

Training arrangement with Taiwan dates back to 1975

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) conducts overseas training not only in Taiwan but also in a dozen or so countries, including Australia, Brunei, Germany, India and the United [...] » More