Archive for January 14th, 2019

Poland: Huawei exec, Polish security expert spied for China

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Poland has arrested a director at the Chinese tech giant Huawei and one of its own former cybersecurity experts and charged them with spying for China, authorities said [...]
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China seeks consular access for Huawei employee arrested in Poland: state media

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is seeking consular access for Huawei employee Wang Weijing who was arrested in Poland over espionage allegations, state media reported on Saturday. Citing [...]
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Starbucks will be the next US brand to warn of China trouble after Apple, Goldman Sachs says

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Apple shares collapsed earlier this month after warning that iPhone sales would fall short because of weakness in the China economy. Starbucks will be next, according to [...]
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Chinese consumers are starting to ‘take sides’ in the trade war and that’s bad news for US companies: Cramer

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Chinese consumers are starting to “take sides” as the US-China trade dispute rages on, and that could hamper the success of some US companies, CNBC’s Jim [...]
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China promotes use of yuan among Asean countries

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China published a five-year blueprint on Friday seeking economic and financial integration between southern Guangxi province and Southeast Asia, representing Beijing’s [...]
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Japan-Korea ties chill further over forced labour issue

Japan-Korea ties chill further over forced labour issue

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Tokyo accuses Seoul of trying to pass the buck with Japan firms facing compensation rulings Japan slammed South Korea yesterday for trying to pass the buck on the issue of [...]
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Nissan executive Munoz resigns after Ghosn’s arrest

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Nissan Chief Performance Officer Jose Munoz, who took a leave of absence a week ago, has resigned, the first high-profile departure at the Japanese automaker publicly [...]
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Singapore will never be done with economic restructuring: PM Lee

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

More than one in four women in Singapore are putting on too much weight during their pregnancies, a study has shown. In the neonatal and obstetric risk assessment conducted [...]
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British man serving 20 years in jail in Singapore sentenced to 24 lashes

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

A British man already serving 20 years in prison in Singapore has also been sentenced to 24 lashes for drug offences, the harshest caning sentence that can be handed out in [...]
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Study finds one in four women in Singapore gains too much weight during pregnancy

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

More than one in four women in Singapore are putting on too much weight during their pregnancies, a study has shown. In the neonatal and obstetric risk assessment conducted [...]
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Singapore-Malaysia ties key focus of first Parliament sitting in 2019

Singapore-Malaysia ties key focus of first Parliament sitting in 2019

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Relations between Singapore and Malaysia will be a key focus of discussion at the first Parliament sitting of the year on Monday, when Foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan is [...]
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Parliament to hear ministerial statement on Singapore-Malaysia relations

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan will make a ministerial statement on Singapore-Malaysia relations on Monday (January 14) when Parliament sits for the first [...]
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WHO Philippines lauds passage of new law on HIV, Aids

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The new law on Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome would reverse the course of rising epidemic in the country, the World Health [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte says ‘sons of b*****s’ bishops should be allowed boyfriends as ‘most’ are gay in foul-mouthed rant

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Philippines’ president Rodrigo Duterte has attacked the country’s Catholic bishops in a furious speech, as his war on drugs attracts increasing criticism from the [...]
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Duterte: Philippines will not buy weapons from US

Duterte: Philippines will not buy weapons from US

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte declared that the Philippines would no longer purchase arms and military equipment from the United States for its criticism of the [...]
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