Archive for November 29th, 2018

New Zealand intelligence bans China’s Huawei from 5G rollout

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

New Zealand’s largest telecoms carrier Spark said Wednesday that the country’s intelligence agency had barred it from using equipment provided by China’s [...] » More

Trump faces China trade showdown, Russia, Saudi tensions at G20

Trump faces China trade showdown, Russia, Saudi tensions at G20

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

President Donald Trump will hold a make-or-break trade meeting with his Chinese counterpart at the G20 summit this week and also navigate a diplomatic minefield with [...] » More

Blast kills 22 near China factory in Olympic city

Blast kills 22 near China factory in Olympic city

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

A vehicle carrying dangerous chemicals exploded at the entrance of a chemical factory in a northern Chinese city that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics Wednesday, leaving 22 [...] » More

Shanghai seniors’ power-walking beat raises complaints about noise and road safety from neighbours

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

First it was dancing grannies now it’s hundreds of senior citizens power-walking along a busy road that’s irritating residents in Shanghai, prompting them to [...] » More

How Japan’s corporate culture allows corrupt CEOs to win

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

After his arrest, Nissan removed Carlos Ghosn as chair due to his suspected acts of financial misconduct: understating his income and misusing the company’s assets. But [...] » More

Japan to introduce ‘aircraft carriers’ to counter China; defense role to be emphasized

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

The Japanese government will aim to convert the Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF)’s Izumo-class helicopter carriers into vessels capable of operating fighter jets, [...] » More

Japanese police issue arrest warrant for Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu over abuse claims

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

Police in Japan have issued an arrest warrant for Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu after he admitted to beating his Japanese former girlfriend, news site Sina reported on Tuesday. [...] » More

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

29-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 clean -no chewing gum anywhereand the [...] » More

33pct of Singapore residents say no law criminalising sex between women harmful to society, 41pct neutral: survey

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

This is the second of four stories based on the responses by Singapore residents to questions in a Blackbox Research survey related to Section 377A of the Penal Code. Over [...] » More

Semiconductor firm SSMC opens new S$300m facility in Singapore

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

Semiconductor manufacturer Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company (SSMC) is boosting its production in Singapore with the opening of a new facility on Tuesday (November [...] » More

Singapore becomes the base of female corporate executives angel network she1K

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

she1K claims to be the world’s first global corporate women’s private network and collective angel fund An invitation-only network of C-suites female in corporate [...] » More

Singapore should share its expertise in reaching health goals with others: Health experts

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

Singapore has made great progress in its healthcare system, and should increase its presence on the international stage to share its knowledge and best practices with other [...] » More

Philippine developers see boost in home buying tied to overseas workers in HK, elsewhere

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

Philippine developers are getting a boost from Filipinos working in Hong Kong who are taking advantage of the weak peso to buy property back home. Rowena Arandia is one such [...] » More

Philippine peace talks adviser resigns over agency graft

29-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte accepted the resignation of his adviser on peace talks with insurgents on Tuesday and sacked two other officials due to corruption in an [...] » More

Philippines, China agree on 10-year cooperation on infrastructure

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

The Philippines and China have agreed to cooperate on infrastructure for the next ten years to boost economic development and improve their investment environment. The [...] » More