Archive for October 24th, 2018

China FURY as defiant British Navy vows to sail through South China Sea

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

THE UK will sail through the disputed waters in the South China Sea ignoring Chinese protests and supporting Pacific allies who are also ignoring Beijing. The Royal Navy has [...]
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Cramer: We could be facing a cold war with China, and these stocks may be sacrificed

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

Recent swings in the stock market don’t make it an easy environment for individual investors, CNBC’s Jim Cramer admitted as fears tied to earnings and [...]
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China’s top Macau liaison, suffering from depression, dies after falling from the building where he lived

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

China’s top representative to Macau died late on Saturday after falling from the building where he lived, the Chinese government said on Sunday. Zheng Xiaosong, the [...]
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Chinese regulators dole out cash to private firms in drive to stop market meltdown

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese financial regulators and state firms introduced a series of measures on Monday to support private companies and offset slowing economic growth and the sharp drop in [...]
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US seeking to boost LNG exports to Japan, rest of Asia

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

A top US energy official said Monday that Asia is the centre of growth in energy demand and offers a great opportunity to expand American liquefied natural gas exports. [...]
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Japan to end ODA funding to China, now an economic titan

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

Japan has decided to scrap official development assistance to China now that it is the world’s second-largest economy. When Japan started providing ODA to Beijing 40 [...]
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2 of Asia’s biggest militaries are working on a deal that could give them an edge over China

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

A meeting between Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe later this month may yield more progress on a deal that would allow their armed [...]
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EU and Japan discuss economic cooperation at the 1st High-level Industrial, Trade and Economic Dialogue

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Europa.eu | 6:00 AM

The EU and Japan held today in Tokyo the 1st EU-Japan High-level Industrial, Trade and Economic Dialogue. The discussions covered a range of strategic topics of importance [...]
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Japan, India negotiating military logistics pact in tightening of ties

Japan, India negotiating military logistics pact in tightening of ties

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

Japan hopes to clinch a military logistics pact with India that will allow access to each other’s bases, Tokyo’s envoy said on Monday, in a tightening of security [...]
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Japan probe finds more universities discriminated against women

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

A Japanese government probe has uncovered more cases of universities discriminating against female applicants in an investigation prompted by a scandal at a Tokyo medical [...]
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Japan challenges Facebook to improve its users’ security

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

The latest Facebook data breach is prompting scrutiny on the world stage. On Monday, the Japanese government asked Facebook to be more proactive and transparent about [...]
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Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

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

Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro and other major cigarette brands, is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy [...]
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Japanese, S. Korean investors keen to sink RM3b in Malaysia, Parliament told

24-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Recent missions to Japan and South Korea could draw as much as RM2.841 billion in foreign direct investments into Malaysia, International Trades and Industries minister Datuk [...]
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Japan earthquake: Fukushima rocked by 5.0 magnitude quake off coast

Japan earthquake: Fukushima rocked by 5.0 magnitude quake off coast

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

JAPAN has been struck by an earthquake with a 5.0 magnitude off the east coast of the country, close to Fukushima. The earthquake had a depth of 46.6km and hit at 10:47am [...]
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Japan’s Abe will meet China’s Xi under the shadow of Trump

Japan’s Abe will meet China’s Xi under the shadow of Trump

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

Prime minister Shinzo Abe of Japan faces a tough balancing act as he heads to Beijing for a Thursday summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Japan’s often fraught [...]
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