Archive for September 22nd, 2018

Disfigured and left to die in the snow as a baby, young Chinese man finally gets new lease of life

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A young man who was abandoned in the snow as a baby after suffering serious facial injuries has finally been able to face the world following extensive surgery. Taking the [...]
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How China’s GPS ‘rival’ Beidou is plotting to go global

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

China has ambitions for its rapidly expanding Beidou satellite navigation system to serve the whole world, not just Asia, but will it really be able to rival the [...]
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China’s steel demand to stay firm despite US trade war

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

China’s steel demand will remain firm despite the country’s escalating trade war with the United States, and any efforts by Washington to “sabotage” [...]
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Russia, China embrace uneasily, aim for ‘desirable world order’

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NBC | 6:00 AM

Donning a blue apron, Russian President Vladimir Putin poured batter into a pan and tossed it. He was cooking with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, and the pair were [...]
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Japan PM Abe, US President Trump to hold summit on September 26

Japan PM Abe, US President Trump to hold summit on September 26

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump will hold a summit meeting on September 26, Japan’s top government spokesman said on Friday. Their [...]
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Heat wave in Japan sends record 30,000 people to hospital in August

Heat wave in Japan sends record 30,000 people to hospital in August

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

More than 30,000 people suffering heat stroke or heat exhaustion were taken to hospitals across Japan in August, topping the previous record for the month in 2010, the [...]
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Hackers steal $60 million US in cryptocurrency from Japan exchange

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Hackers have stolen $60 million US worth of cryptocurrencies from a Japanese digital currency exchange, the operators said Thursday. Tech Bureau Corp. said a server for its [...]
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Japan inflation edges up but way below target in August

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

Prices in Japan edged up modestly in August, according to government data on Friday, as the world’s third-largest economy continues its years-long battle with [...]
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Japan, US to hold second round of trade talks September 24: Motegi

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will meet US President Donald Trump next week as fears grow in Tokyo that Washington could demand that Japan curb its car exports to the [...]
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Trade worries push Japan September manufacturing confidence to 2-year low-flash PMI

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

Japanese manufacturing activity grew at a slightly faster pace in September as domestic and export orders picked up, but business confidence fell to the lowest in nearly two [...]
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Shinzo Abe Poised to Become Japan’s Longest-Serving Leader After Easily Winning Party Vote

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide Thursday, paving the way for up to three more years as the [...]
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Faster immigration clearance for Thais arriving in Singapore

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

Eligible Thai passport holders will soon be able to clear immigration faster when they arrive in Singapore. Starting next Monday (Sep 24), Thai passport holders aged six and [...]
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WWF exposes loophole in Singapore ivory trade laws that allows illegal trade to prosper

22-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

In August, the launch of an online accessory store in Singapore called Ivory Lane sparked immense outrage in the country. The website featured a range of jewellery it claimed [...]
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China-Singapore trade pact upgrade ready by end of this year

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

Singapore and China will conclude the upgrade of their free trade agreement by the end of this year, said deputy prime minister Teo Chee Hean, giving certainty for the first [...]
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2 in 3 fastest-growing firms in Singapore at least 10 years old

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

Two in three firms in this year’s list of Singapore’s top 50 fastest-growing companies have at least 10 years of experience in the business. The figure64 per [...]
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