Archive for September 4th, 2018

Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 3:50 PM

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, with more than a million people urged to evacuate as the storm battered the country’s west with [...]
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Business Briefs 04 Sep 2018

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 9:10 AM

* E-wallet and online payment gateway NganLuong.vn has announced its cooperation with IS banks, incJudingVietcombank, VietinBank, Agribank, BIDV; SHB, ABBank, SCB and TVB, to [...]
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China culls 38,000 pigs as swine fever spreads

China culls 38,000 pigs as swine fever spreads

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:27 AM

More than 38,000 pigs have been culled across China, state media said Sunday, as the world’s largest pork producer scrambles to contain an outbreak of African swine [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

Philippines’ Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:15 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte landed in Israel on Sunday as part of a regional tour including Jordan, as he pursues a pivot away from his nation’s long-time [...]
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China’s Meituan Dianping said to set HK IPO valuation at up to $55 billion

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China’s Meituan Dianping, an online food delivery-to-ticketing services platform, has set an indicative price range of HK$60 to HK$72 ($7.64-$9.17) per share for its [...]
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Taiwan to deepen economic ties with neighbours

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Sun Daily | 6:00 AM

Against the backdrop of the ongoing sovereign dispute with China Taiwan, as an island territory does not see itself being isolated from the global economy, but is looking [...]
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F-16 jets to escort Taiwan athletes home with heroes’ welcome

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The Air Force is expected to dispatch two fighter jets to escort the last batch of Taiwanese athletes who are scheduled to fly home from Jakarta Monday, as part of a [...]
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China says not putting pressure on Taiwan’s last Africa ally

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is not putting any pressure on self-ruled Taiwan’s last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, to switch to Beijing, but believes it is just a matter [...]
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Hope and caution in N Korea as Kim Jong Un shifts gears

Hope and caution in N Korea as Kim Jong Un shifts gears

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Tanned and wearing a swimsuit, So Myong Il walks to the barbecue pit and throws on some clams. He obviously loves the beach he’s on as well as the rugged, emerald [...]
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Seoul to check public toilets daily to tackle ‘spy-cam porn’ crisis

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s capital and largest city, Seoul, is set to begin daily checks for hidden cameras in public toilets in response to growing public outrage over an epidemic [...]
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Trump’s meeting with N Korea was ‘failed summit’ that was ‘all about show’: Leon Panetta

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A former defense secretary and CIA director under President Obama said he is “very worried” about the situation with North Korea following President Trump and Kim [...]
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N Korea preparing toned-down military parade: analysts

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Satellite imagery shows North Korea is poised to stage another military parade amid new worries that diplomatic efforts on denuclearisation are stalling, though analysts say [...]
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Korea to send five special envoys to N Korea

Korea to send five special envoys to N Korea

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A high-level South Korean delegation will fly to North Korea this week to discuss arrangements for an inter-Korean summit there this month, as relations grow cooler between [...]
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As MeToo unnerves China, a student fights to tell her story

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The sight of five burly guards blocking the way out of her dorm filled Ren Liping with rage. It was 3 a.m. on a recent Saturday and the thin, bespectacled 26-year-old Chinese [...]
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Chinese electric vehicle market is poised for explosive growth, says expert

04-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China’s electric vehicle market has seen great growth in a short period of time and will continue to grow rapidly despite Beijing’s shifting subsidies, according [...]
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