Archive for September 26th, 2018

Dangerous Super Typhoon Trami to threaten Taiwan, Japan this week

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:00 AM

The latest tropical cyclone in the West Pacific rapidly strengthened over the weekend and became Super Typhoon Trami on Monday. The powerful cyclone is currently equal to a [...]
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US, Japan push back trade talks to Tuesday

US, Japan push back trade talks to Tuesday

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

Japan and the United States will begin a second round of trade talks in New York on Tuesday, Japan’s top government spokesman said, amid concerns in Tokyo that Japan [...]
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Japan woman held over keeping baby body in locker ‘for years’

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

Tokyo police said Tuesday they had arrested a 49-year-old woman suspected of dumping a stillborn baby’s body in a coin locker, amid reports she had moved the corpse [...]
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Japan must be aware of real nature of BDS ahead of 2020 Olympiad

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

The BDS (Divest, Boycott and Sanction of Israel) movement has hit Japan. The Japan-based chapter of this organisation has kicked off a campaign aimed at punishing Israel the [...]
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Japan is developing supersonic glide bombs to defend remote islands

Japan is developing supersonic glide bombs to defend remote islands

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

Japan is to develop a new generation of supersonic gliding bombs designed to give its military the ability to deliver a warhead from a safe distance if outlying islands it [...]
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Japan preschools using tablets to prep tots for digital age

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

It’s drawing time at this suburban nursery school in Japan, but instead of crayons, tiny fingers are tapping on colors on iPad screens and taking selfies. Digital [...]
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Japan’s space rovers send pictures back after first ever successful landing on asteroid

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

Two tiny robots have landed safely on an asteroid after a Japanese spacecraft dropped them there on Friday. The scientists behind the historic mission expressed their delight [...]
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YOUNG SINGLE PEOPLE IN JAPAN AREN’T HAVING SEX AND THE REASON IS PROVING FATAL

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

Almost half of single young men and women in Japan are virgins. Up to 70 per cent of millennials aren’t in a relationship but their desire to marry one day remains. In [...]
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Singapore diplomat urges repeal of ‘antiquated’ gay sex law

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

One of Singapore’s most influential diplomats called Tuesday for the repeal of a law criminalising sex between men, saying it was time for the modern city-state to [...]
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Singapore customer service company acquires Malaysian chatbot startup Hyperlab

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

Everise wants to disrupt call centers and help companies automate all sorts of customer service tasks Everise, a Singaporean company for business processing outsourcing, [...]
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Philippine poll shows biggest ratings slump for Duterte as inflation soars

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

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte suffered the biggest ratings slump of his presidency in the third quarter, an independent pollster said on Tuesday, amid signs of public [...]
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Philippines sets aside USD25 million for naval amphibious aircraft

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) has allocated some PHP1.3 trillion (USD25 million) towards the acquisition of one multi-purpose amphibious aircraft, and [...]
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Philippines ramps up rice imports to stem high retail prices

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

The Philippines on Monday decided to ramp up its rice imports before end of the year, announcing a decision to purchase an additional 500,000 tonnes apart from the 250,000 [...]
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A Critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Has Been Arrested Following a Weeks-Long Standoff

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

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV became the second lawmaker in less that two years to be arrested in the Philippines Tuesday in what human rights groups say is a [...]
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Once wildly popular, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been losing the public’s trust

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Latimes | 6:00 AM

Jerichson Gomez of the Philippines has spent 40 percent more on rice in September than in any other month in the last three years. “Every week, rice is high, high, [...]
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