Archive for November 28th, 2018

Leading defence analyst warns the ‘grandest collision in history’ between US and China may be on its way

Leading defence analyst warns the ‘grandest collision in history’ between US and China may be on its way

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

A few short years ago China was a land of poverty. Now its stunning rise means it is challenging the once unquestioned power of the US. A leading world defence analyst has [...]
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Hundreds of scholars condemn China for Xinjiang camps

Hundreds of scholars condemn China for Xinjiang camps

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Countries must hit China with sanctions over the mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in its western Xinjiang region, hundreds of scholars said on Monday, warning that a failure [...]
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Japan’s labour shortage proves deadly for foreign workers

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Work-related accidents killed 125 foreigners in Japan in the decade leading up to 2017, and injure an estimated 2,500 every year, according to the labour ministry. Many of [...]
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Okinawa to hold US base referendum on February 24

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The governor of Okinawa in southern Japan said Tuesday the region will hold a referendum on February 24 over an unpopular project to move a US airbase. The symbolic, [...]
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6 bodies from same family found with knife wounds in remote Japan farmhouse

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

A murder investigation is underway after six bodies including that of an elementary school-aged girl were found with knife wounds inside a remote farmhouse in Japan. Miyazaki [...]
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Japan’s Line jumps 17pct after Nikkei reports Tencent tie-up

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese chat app operator Line Corp announced a tie-up with China’s Tencent Holdings to offer mobile payment services, and plans to set up a bank with Mizuho Financial [...]
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Six people found dead in mass killing at Japan tourist hotspot

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Residents of a remote village in south-western Japan are coming to terms with a gruesome mass murder after six people, including five members of the same family, were found [...]
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Survey paints bleak picture of marriage in Japanespecially after retirement

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A survey commissioned to celebrate “Good Husband and Wife Day” in Japan has backfired after less than 30 per cent of the people interviewed said their marriage [...]
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Singapore factory output in October beats forecasts with 4.3pct rise

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s manufacturing output grew 4.3 per cent year-on-year in October, more than rebounding from September’s 0.1 per cent dip and exceeding economists’ [...]
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Debt collector convicted of masquerading as ‘legal consultant’

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The owner of a debt collection company obtained templates of legal letters from the internet and modified them for business purposes from 2013 to 2015, a court heard. At the [...]
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The Online Citizen resumes operations through public donations

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Socio-political website The Online Citizen (TOC) resumed operations on Monday (26 November), after it received donations from the public to purchase new computer hardware [...]
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India, Singapore bolster intel sharing in wake of bilateral naval exercise

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

India and Singapore will bolster intelligence and information sharing efforts as part of a bilateral agreement signed November 20 during a joint naval exercise. The renewed [...]
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Details of Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon road closures

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

This year’s Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) will be held over two days in the weekend of 8 and 9 December, with about 50,000 runners expected to [...]
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Technical issue with Scoot plane grounds Bangkok passengers for 29 hours

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Scoot passengers in Bangkok who were due to depart for Singapore on Monday (November 26) were hit with a 29-hour delay after their aircraft encountered technical [...]
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As Singapore enters twilight of Lee era, ruling party prepares for change

As Singapore enters twilight of Lee era, ruling party prepares for change

28-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Modern city-state Singapore is a predictable place: it’s hot and humid every day, unabashedly pro-business, immaculately cleanno chewing gum anywhereand the government [...]
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