Archive for October 5th, 2018

Typhoon Kong-rey to batter Japan, Korea with wind and rain

Typhoon Kong-rey to batter Japan, Korea with wind and rain

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:00 AM

On the heels of deadly Typhoon Trami, Japan will face another dangerous typhoon this week. Typhoon Kong-rey is currently the equivalent of a Category 2 major hurricane in the [...]
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JAPAN’S FLOODED AIRPORT DEMONSTRATES THREAT FROM RISING SEAS

JAPAN’S FLOODED AIRPORT DEMONSTRATES THREAT FROM RISING SEAS

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | EWN | 6:00 AM

Serving 80,000 passengers a day, the airport was built on land reclaimed from the sea to minimise noise pollution and protests over land rights, and designed to withstand [...]
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Honda joins forces with GM’s Cruise to develop autonomous vehicles

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese carmaker Honda has joined forces with the general Motors tech startup Cruise to develop autonomous vehicles as the race to market self-driving cars heats up, the [...]
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Jetstar sale has free return flights to Japan

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

It’s one of the hottest destinations for Australian travellers this year and now Jetstar has made it even cheaper to get there with this incredible sale. It’s the [...]
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Another powerful typhoon barrels toward Japan

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Kong-rey will be the ninth tropical system of the season to impact Japan this year. The typhoon is projected to track near southern Japan on Saturday morning local [...]
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Japan to order Suruga Bank to halt new property loans after scandal: sources

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

JAPAN’S financial regulator will order Suruga Bank to stop making new loans for property investments in the aftermath of a lending scandal that has slammed the regional [...]
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S. Korea renews call for Japan to remove ‘rising sun’ flag

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Thursday reiterated a demand that Japan should remove its “rising sun” naval flag from a warship participating in an international fleet review at [...]
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Man fined $4,500 over bomb claim made aboard Scoot flight

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A 41-year-old man who falsely claimed that he had a bomb in his hand-carry luggage while aboard a Scoot flight was fined $4,500 on Tuesday (2 October). Hsu Chun Meng’s [...]
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Woman fined $7,000 for smuggling 490 balut eggs into Singapore

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A 63-year-old woman was fined $7,000 for smuggling 490 embryonated duck eggs into Singapore, said the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) and Immigration [...]
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New mushroom species found in Singapore

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

It belongs to porcini mushroom family and was first found in Botanic Gardens by its staff A mushroom completely new to science has been discovered in Singapore, and it [...]
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‘No negative uproar’ from parents over plan to reduce school exams: Ong Ye Kung

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

There was “no negative uproar” from parents over last week’s announcement about the reduction of school examinations by a quarter, said minister for [...]
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Singapore targets talent to ‘re-engineer’ government

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Cities Today | 6:00 AM

The Singaporean government will actively look to start-ups, developers and enterprise to overhaul and streamline government services and ICT infrastructure. The call for [...]
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Top Malaysian defence officials visit Singapore

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysian deputy minister for Defence Liew Chin Tong called on Singapore Defence minister Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) on Wednesday (October 3). “Both [...]
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Singapore logistics sector launches 3-year plan to speed up tech adoption

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s logistics sector is stepping on the gas pedal in its technology adoption efforts, with a three-year plan outlining ways for various stakeholders to [...]
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Two Straits Times editors disciplined amid probe into ‘improper relations’ with subordinate

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Two senior editors at national broadsheet The Straits Times have been disciplined amid an internal inquiry into their “improper relations” with a subordinate, [...]
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