Archive for September 25th, 2018

Jack Ma, new retail, and robots: What we saw at Alibaba’s Computing Conference

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Featuring a video recap of all the future plans that Alibaba has announced during the event Less than two weeks after Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announced his plans to [...]
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China scrambles to avoid a repeat of last winter’s botched coal-to-gas conversion programme in highly polluting northern rural areas

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

Shivering villagers in northern China resorted to burning corn cobs and wood scraps last winter because a poorly executed coal-to-natural gas conversion left thousands of [...]
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Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

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

China must come clean about the fate of an estimated one million minority Muslims swept up in a “massive crackdown” in its far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty [...]
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The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

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

With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of [...]
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Japan needs strong exports to manage its existential socioeconomic agenda

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

* Tokyo’s disastrous labour market mismanagement has structurally impaired its fiscal and monetary policies. * As a result, export sales are now Japan’s only [...]
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Trade wars: Is Trump lining up Japan next?

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

While the US takes aim at China, Canada and Mexico over perceived trade imbalances, Japan has kept a low profile, hoping prime minister Shinzo Abe’s friendship with [...]
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Summit of two Koreas did not discuss Japan, N. Korea talks

Summit of two Koreas did not discuss Japan, N. Korea talks

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government has informed the Japanese government that South Korea and North Korea did not mention the possibility of Japan-North Korea talks at their summit [...]
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Japan lagging behind in attitude toward punishment for power, sexual harassment

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

Just this June, the United Nations’ International Labour Organisation (ILO) began work toward adopting a treaty to prevent harassment, and on September 19, the Japanese [...]
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Japan Space Rovers Landed on an Asteroid to Collect Data on Solar System

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

A Japanese spacecraft released two small rovers on an asteroid on Friday in a mission that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system. The Japan Space Exploration [...]
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Trump arrives in NY ahead of UN assembly, to meet Japan PM

Trump arrives in NY ahead of UN assembly, to meet Japan PM

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

US President Donald Trump on Sunday flew to New York ahead of this week’s gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where he met with Japan’s prime [...]
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Easy money in China, Japan bodes well for real estate investments

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Real estate a more stable asset class with less volatility in price fluctuation compared to stocks, bonds, says LaSalle Investment Management “EASY money” has [...]
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Trump meets Japan’s Abe in NY ahead of UN assembly

Trump meets Japan’s Abe in NY ahead of UN assembly

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

US President Donald Trump on Sunday flew to New York ahead of this week’s gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where he met with Japan’s prime [...]
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More Singapore firms venturing into ‘challenging’ Africa

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

A Singapore tech start-up that makes it easier for businesses to set up online marketplaces is aiming to help farmers in the Cross River State in Nigeria sell their cocoa [...]
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More Singapore businesses venturing into Africa, a ‘long-term play’

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The New Paper | 6:00 AM

More Singapore businesses venturing into Africa, a ‘long-term play’ A Singapore tech start-up that makes it easier for businesses to set up online marketplaces is [...]
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Grab, Uber fined over $13m after Singapore watchdog concludes their merger was anti-competitive

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

Both Grab and Uber have been slapped with massive fines totalling $13,001,702 today by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) after the watchdog [...]
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