Archive for October 8th, 2018

Pompeo doesn’t see China tensions hurting N Korea talks

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

China will be part of the solution to the North Korean crisis, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, brushing aside the possibility that worsening US tensions [...]
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China says USMCA deal will prevent Canada from free trade with Beijing

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Canadian Press | 6:00 AM

China says it deplores a controversial new clause in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that calls on the countries to notify each other if they enter into trade talks [...]
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China pencil-tip spy chip’s ultimate market risk: The profits built on big tech’s low-cost global supply chain

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook attends China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 24, 2018 in Beijing, China. China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 [...]
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Interpol president is reported missing after a trip to China

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

A French judicial official says the president of Interpol has been reported missing after travelling to China. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity for an [...]
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Record US imports drive goods trade deficit with China to high in August

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

The US trade deficit ballooned in August to its highest level in six months as exports of tariff-targeted goods fell while American consumers snapped up imported cars and [...]
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With Pence salvo, US declares full-on China rivalry

With Pence salvo, US declares full-on China rivalry

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

In the buzzwords of George W. Bush’s administration, China needed to become a “responsible stakeholder.” For Barack Obama, China had an interest in [...]
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Japan typhoon: How many storms have hit Japan so far this year? Which has been the worst?

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

JAPAN has born the brunt of storms this year, with most recent Typhoon Kung-rey becoming the third to hit in less than a month. But how many storms have hit Japan so far this [...]
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Japan’s advice to Australia to co-exist with China

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Shinzo Abe now ranks as one of the region’s most experienced prime ministers, and will likely meet with Australia’s newest leader, Scott Morrison, [...]
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Exclusive: Commerce head Ross wants Japan to shift more auto production to US

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

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Friday that Japan should take additional steps to reduce its more than $40 billion automotive trade surplus with the United States [...]
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Japan to skip S. Korea fleet event over ‘rising sun’ flag

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

Japan announced Friday that it won’t send a warship to an international fleet review hosted by South Korea next week because it could not accept Seoul’s request [...]
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Going, going, gone! Tokyo’s Tsukiji holds last tuna auction before move

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

Tokyo fishmongers gathered before dawn Saturday for one final tuna auction at the world-famous Tsukiji market before it closed its doors to move to a new site. It was an [...]
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Singapore warns of big risks if trade wars go on

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Export-dependent Singapore has a strong warning for the rest of the world: The damage from a prolonged trade war will be severe. While Southeast Asia has found some benefits [...]
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Man to be charged for hoax terror attack on 2005 NDP

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

A 42-year-old man will be charged on Friday (5 October) for a hoax terror attack in relation to the 2005 National Day Parade. Police were alerted by the former Ministry of [...]
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Singapore takes another shot at growing Islamic finance industry

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

SINGAPORE is taking another shot at the growing global Islamic banking and finance industry, with the launch of a new Shariah-compliant index that will serve as a benchmark [...]
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Foreign borrowers in Singapore are mostly maids

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

New loan caps for foreigners will protect low-pay group amid surge in borrowing Foreign domestic workers make up the bulk of foreigners in Singapore who take loans from [...]
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