Archive for September 10th, 2018

The Koreans in China waiting 70 years for peace

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s nuclear talks with North Korea may have faltered in recent weeks, but in the Chinese border town of Tumen, they are getting on with building [...]
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Japan recognises first death related to Fukushima cleanup

Japan recognises first death related to Fukushima cleanup

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

The Japanese government has recognised the first death associated with cleanup work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after the tsunami disaster in March 2011, [...]
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Japan toll rises to 30 after powerful quake

Japan toll rises to 30 after powerful quake

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

The death toll from a powerful quake that triggered landslides in northern Japan rose to 35 Saturday, as tens of thousands of rescue workers raked through the mud for [...]
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Death toll rises, flights resume, power back in Japan quake

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

Japanese rescue workers and troops searched Saturday for the missing for a third straight day in a northern hamlet buried by landslides from a powerful earthquake. Power was [...]
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Power restored in most of Japan’s quake-hit Hokkaido; Toyota plants to shut

Power restored in most of Japan’s quake-hit Hokkaido; Toyota plants to shut

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

Power had been restored to almost all customers in the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido by early Saturday, two days after an earthquake caused an island-wide blackout and [...]
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Singapore and Sabah to further strengthen economic ties

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore and Sabah are set to further strengthen their economic relationship particularly in tourism, property development and education. The Republic deputy prime minister [...]
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USD83-M deal with Israel proves vast opportunities in PH: Lopez

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Pia.gov.ph | 6:00 AM

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the almost USD83 million worth of business deals signed between the Philippines and Israel during President Rodrigo Duterte’s three-day [...]
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Thailand charges 12 for false Facebook post

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

Twelve people arrested earlier this week for sharing a Facebook post about the alleged rape of a British tourist have been charged and bailed, their lawyer said yesterday. [...]
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No repeat of 1998 financial crisis, says Indonesia

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government said its low foreign debt, healthy inflation and good economic growth should ensure that there will be no repeat of the 1998 financial crisis that [...]
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Indonesia province bans men and women from eating together to make women more ‘well-behaved’

Indonesia province bans men and women from eating together to make women more ‘well-behaved’

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Women will not be allowed to share a table with men at restaurants and coffee shops An Indonesian district has banned women and men from eating together unless they are [...]
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Indonesia’s Go-Jek invests in online media startup as part of expansion

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

Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company Go-Jek has invested in digital media startup Kumparan as part of its expansion into online content, it said. Go-Jek, whose [...]
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Singapore, Indonesia agree to conclude investment pact talks

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

Singapore and Indonesia have agreed to conclude talks on a bilateral investment treaty between their countries before their leaders hold a retreat next month. They will also [...]
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Report: Anwar’s seat choices narrowed down to Permatang Pauh, Nibong Tebal?

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

PKR president-elect Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s prospective parliamentary seat is expected to be either his old stronghold of Permatang Pauh or Nibong Tebal, a report [...]
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Popular superstitions and taboos in Malaysia

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

For most Malaysians, growing up with certain superstitions or taboos are a norm, whether they are founded in logic or just customary beliefs. Some of us would dismiss them as [...]
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Dr M hopeful in search of successor to lead PPBM, says many show ‘great capabilities’

10-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chair Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he is hopeful to find a successor to lead the two-year-old party in the future. “We hope [...]
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