Archive for September 8th, 2018

Suzuki to start testing EV prototype in India from October: chair

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

Japans’s Suzuki Motor Corp will start testing prototypes of electric vehicles in India by October, its chair said on Friday. “We will start road-running tests [...]
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Japan is worried about its alliance with America

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

THE control tower at Iwakuni air base near Hiroshima gives a bird’s-eye view of the huge facility shared by American marines and Japan’s Maritime Self-defence [...]
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Australia, New Zealand deploy aircraft to Japan to help enforce N Korea sanctions

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

Australia and New Zealand said on Friday their governments were deploying three maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to assist with efforts to enforce United Nations sanctions [...]
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Rescuers with dogs search for survivors after deadly Hokkaido quake

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

Rescue workers with dogs searched for survivors on Friday in debris-strewn landslides caused by an earthquake in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido that killed at [...]
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US, Japan tout energy sector cooperation with eye toward LNG infrastructure

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | SP Global | 6:00 AM

US and Japanese governments and industry are stepping up collaboration to lay the groundwork for natural gas markets and LNG infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific region, [...]
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Cruel yet popular punishment: Japan’s death penalty

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

Years waiting on death row, inmates told their fate just hours before their execution, and guards paid $180 to do an “unbearable” job –Japan’s capital [...]
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Singapore luxury home prices up 11.5pct in first half 2018

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Property Guru | 6:00 AM

Singapore luxury home prices up 11.5 percent in first half 2018 Leading the growth in luxury home prices, Singapore, along with Tokyo, bucked the trend of falling prime [...]
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Singapore gay community urged to fight sex ban after India ruling

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

A senior Singapore diplomat Friday urged the country’s gay community to challenge a law banning homosexual sex after India’s top court stuck down similar [...]
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Singapore diplomat urges gay sex ban challenge after India ruling

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

A veteran Singapore diplomat has called on the gay community to challenge a law that bans gay sex in the conservative city-state, following India’s scrapping of similar [...]
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Veteran Singapore diplomat calls for gay community to challenge sex ban

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

A veteran Singapore diplomat has called on the gay community to challenge a law that bans gay sex in the conservative city-state, following India’s scrapping of similar [...]
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Singapore Airlines is back at No. 1, with a little help from Singapore Girls

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

I’ve only just mastered the gun grip (used so your fingers don’t touch the rim of the glass) when we move on to the various tray settings for Japanese, Indian, [...]
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Infosys announces joint venture with Singapore’s Temasek

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Live Mint | 6:00 AM

The joint venture will integrate teams from Infosys and the operations of Temasek’s unit in Singapore, Trusted Source Pte Ltd, which currently delivers IT services to [...]
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Singapore’s Chinese culture is ‘multifaceted and constantly evolving’: PM Lee

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

Singapore’s Chinese culture is “multifaceted and constantly evolving”, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday (Sep 6). Speaking in Mandarin at [...]
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Jail for brothers from China who stole over $12,000 in Singapore using forged ATM cards

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

Two brothers from China came to Singapore with the sole purpose of stealing money from bank accounts here using forged ATM cards. Zhao Yukun, 36, and Zhao Yuxin, 30, withdrew [...]
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Facebook to build $1bil data centre in Singapore

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Facebook will invest over $1bil to build a data centre in Singapore, its first in Asia, powered by renewable energy and adapted to the city-state’s tropical climate. [...]
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