Archive for September 27th, 2018

Japan’s space agency releases first images of asteroid surface

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Ny Post | 6:00 AM

We’ve seen plenty of photos taken from the surface of places other than Earth. There’s the moon, of course, a huge archive of images snapped from the surface of [...]
» More

Japan vows to cut its nuclear hoard but neighbours fear the opposite

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

More than 30 years ago, when its economy seemed invincible and the Sony Walkman was ubiquitous, Japan decided to build a recycling plant to turn nuclear waste into nuclear [...]
» More

Japan-US shared broad understanding over trade: Japan economy minister

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

Japan and the United States have reached a broad understanding over how to promote bilateral trade and may announce specifics on Wednesday, Economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi [...]
» More

US, EU, Japan jointly denounce unfair trade

US, EU, Japan jointly denounce unfair trade

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

Washington, Tokyo and Brussels said Tuesday they were making common cause against unfair trade, jointly denouncing industrial practices long pinned on China but refraining [...]
» More

Russian AK5M2 aluminum prices plunge in Japan on slow EU demand: traders

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

Offers for Russian AK5M2 aluminum feedstock, used for molten aluminum production in Japan, have fallen 10 percent in the past month, as demand slowed in Europe, [...]
» More

Japan is developing a hard-to-intercept supersonic bomb to stop a Chinese island invasion

Japan is developing a hard-to-intercept supersonic bomb to stop a Chinese island invasion

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

* Involved in several territorial disputes with its neighbours, Japan is developing a new hard-to-intercept standoff supersonic glide bomb to defend the islands it presently [...]
» More

Only 29 per cent of Singapore residents want to live to 100: survey

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Only less than one in three Singapore residents (29 per cent) wanted to live to the age of 100, according to survey findings released on Tuesday (25 September). More than [...]
» More

Ex-CHC leader Chew Eng Han wanted to leave Singapore as he ‘felt injustice’ for his High Court case

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Former City Harvest Church (CHC) leader Chew Eng Han wanted to leave Singapore as he “felt injustice and unfair” for his High Court case and did not want to be [...]
» More

Singapore’s August core inflation at 1.9pct; no change from July

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

Singapore’s August core consumer price index (CPI) stood at 1.9 per cent, unchanged from the previous month, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Monday [...]
» More

HSBC Singapore on hiring blitz to tap burgeoning Asia wealth

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

AS HSBC mounts an aggressive push to tap the burgeoning wealth in Asia, HSBC Singapore has targets to double total wealthincluding deposits and investmentsfrom the retail and [...]
» More

Singapore residents expect to continue working after hitting retirement age: Survey

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

People in Singapore are living longer, but their savings may peter out sooner than expected as they enter their golden years. A survey released on Tuesday (September 25) by [...]
» More

Ministers should accept pay sacrifice as job is ‘form of NS’: Blackbox survey

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Nearly seven in ten Singaporeans (67 per cent) feel that ministers should be “willing to make a sacrifice” and accept a lower pay than what they may earn in the [...]
» More

Vessel movements in straits of Singapore and Malacca expected to rise by at least 50pct by 2030

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

Vessel movements in the straits of Singapore and Malacca are expected to increase by at least 50 per cent in the coming decade, and this could increase the risk of collision [...]
» More

Singapore is No. 13 globally in human capital study, beating Japan and the US

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

Singapore jumped 30 spots in a study that ranks countries based on the number of years of peak productivity of workers, and is one of only four Asian regions positioned in [...]
» More

Moneychanger staff jailed 3.5 years for absconding with nearly half a million dollars

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A manager at a local moneychanging business who absconded to Malaysia with nearly half a million dollars was jailed for three-and-a-half years on Monday (24 September). [...]
» More