Archive for January 21st, 2019

Beijing’s Daxing set to be world’s largest and busiest airport

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Its one million-square-metre terminal will have 268 jetway bridges serving 100 million passengers a year Situated 46 kilometers south of Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, [...]
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Canada says it won’t be deterred by Chinese pressure

Canada says it won’t be deterred by Chinese pressure

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

Canada’s public safety minister said Friday that the country won’t be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei was banned from [...]
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NASA and China collaborate on moon exploration

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

The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on moon exploration, NASA said on Friday (January 18), as it navigates a strict legal framework [...]
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Canada pours cold water on free trade with China

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

Canada’s envoy to Beijing on Thursday threw cold water on long-sought free trade between the two nations as an ugly diplomat spat over Canada’s detention of a top [...]
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China offers 6-year import boost in trade talks with US: Sources

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

China has offered a six-year boost in imports during its ongoing talks with the US, officials familiar with the matter told CNBC. Chinese officials made the offer during [...]
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‘Not partners’: Abe, Putin on collision course over islands

‘Not partners’: Abe, Putin on collision course over islands

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

The leaders of Japan and Russia hold crunch summit talks on Tuesday, with the two countries locked in an undiplomatic war of words over a set of disputed islands. Simmering [...]
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Body of pilot found after two Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan: media

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

A rescue operation in the Russian Far East found the body of one pilot and rescued another after two fighter jets collided over the Sea of Japan during a training flight on [...]
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Singapore to buy a few F-35 jets, eyes fleet replacement

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

Singapore’s defense minister said on Friday that Lockheed Martin Corp’s (LMT.N) F-35 fighter jets were the most suitable replacement for the country’s F-16 [...]
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Over 90pct of Singaporeans with this eye condition are unaware they have it

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Health Xchange | 6:00 AM

Caption: As it is largely symptom-free, more than 90 per cent of people with glaucoma are unaware they have the condition, hence the condition’s other name [...]
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Singapore ranked 10th most Instagrammable country in the world

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

Singapore has been ranked the 10th most Instagrammable country in the world. The ranking, which was announced by online travel publication Big 7 Travel on Monday, was based [...]
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Singapore would be soul-less without an appreciation of arts and culture: PM Lee Hsien Loong

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

Without an appreciation of arts and culture, Singapore would be soul-less, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday (January 18). In a message to mark the 40th [...]
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December 2018 surplus trims Philippines’ full-year net dollar outflows

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

More dollars flowed into the domestic economy last December, helping pare the country’s balance of payments deficit for the whole 2018, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas [...]
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Palace hits group for calling Philippines a ‘war zone’

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Malacanang slammed yesterday a report by a US-based non-government organisation which labeled the Philippines as a “war zone in disguise” along with Afghanistan, [...]
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Philippines economic growth to fall below expectations

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

The Philippine economy is expected to grow way below expectations this year and next, but can still be expected to be one of the fastest growing economies in Emerging Asia, [...]
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Philippines’ richest man Sy dies at 94

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

The Philippines’ wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi billion dollar business empire, died on Saturday, his [...]
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