Archive for September 6th, 2018

Automakers fret as China clamps down on capacity, seeks consolidation

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

Some automakers in China are alarmed by proposed government restrictions on investing in new manufacturing capacity and the ways in which Beijing is trying to trigger [...]
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China’s Didi says will invest $20 million in customer service after passenger death

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

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will spend 140 million yuan ($20.5 million) to improve its customer service after the recent [...]
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Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Japan scrambled Wednesday to evacuate passengers trapped at a major airport when a tanker slammed into its only access bridge during the most powerful typhoon to hit the [...]
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Stranded people leave flooded airport after typhoon in Japan

Stranded people leave flooded airport after typhoon in Japan

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

People stranded at a flooded offshore airport overnight returned by boat and bus to the Japanese mainland Wednesday after a typhoon swept across part of Japan’s main [...]
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When typhoon-hit Japanese airport will reopen is uncertain

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

The closure of a major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is raising worries about the impact on tourist traffic, mostly from China and Southeast Asia. Kansai [...]
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Storm-hit Japan airport counts damage; unclear when reopens

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

The closure of a major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is raising worries about the impact on tourist traffic, mostly from China and Southeast Asia, as well as on [...]
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Typhoon Jebi leaves trail of destruction in Japan

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan’s mainland in 25 years smashed a tanker into a bridge, forcing one of the country’s largest airports to close and hundreds of [...]
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Typhoon Jebi: Nine dead as strongest storm in 25 years hits Japan

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Japan’s government issues evacuation advisories for more than a million people following the storm’s landfall on Shikoku At least nine people have been reported [...]
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Survey finds Japan med schools admitting men at higher rates

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A government survey sparked by a discrimination scandal has found most Japanese medical schools admit male applicants at a higher rate than women, prompting further [...]
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Typhoon floods Japan airport, damages other infrastructure

Typhoon floods Japan airport, damages other infrastructure

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

One of Japan’s busiest airports remained closed indefinitely after the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in at least 25 years flooded a runway and other facilities while [...]
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Singapore Airlines cancels Osaka flights as typhoon floods Kansai International Airport

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines (SIA) cancelled several flights to and from the Japanese prefecture of Osaka on Tuesday (Sep 4) after heavy rain caused by Typhoon Jebi flooded Kansai [...]
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Singapore court says PM’s nephew can fight order in long-running contempt case

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

The Singapore Court of Appeal on Monday ruled that the prime minister’s nephew, Li Shengwu, can contest a government move to serve him court papers in the United [...]
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Singapore competition watchdog clarifies on review of airline alliances, introduces streamlined process

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has issued a guidance note to provide airlines with more clarity on the competition assessment of airline alliance [...]
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Economists keep Singapore’s 2018 growth forecast at 3.2pct: MAS survey

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Private sector economists surveyed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) expect the economy to grow by 3.2 per cent in 2018, unchanged from two earlier polls, with a [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia to sign new agreement on high-speed rail link; project expected to be postponed

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Malaysia will ink an agreement on Wednesday (Sep 5) afternoon on the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, with expectations that the development of the link will be [...]
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