Archive for January 30th, 2019

Japan to survey 200 million gadgets for cyber security

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 10:11 AM

Japan is preparing a national sweep of some 200 million network-connected gadgets for cyber-security lapses ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, an official said on [...]
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Tipples and trash: A Japan waste plant opens its doors

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 10:10 AM

A group of young Japanese snap selfies as they knock back a few drinks on a Friday night. But the backdrop to their photos is a mechanical claw stuffed with trash. They have [...]
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Fake doctor jailed for 6 years for raping female patient in China

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:10 AM

A fake doctor has been jailed for more than six years for raping a female patient after sedating her at a private hospital in southwest China. Luo Ping was found guilty of [...]
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China regions losing ‘momentum’ in pollution fight minister

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:10 AM

Some regions in China have lost “momentum” when it comes to tackling pollution, with local officials blaming the country’s economic downturn on overzealous [...]
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‘You are here for me for life’: Beijing releases song marking 45 years of diplomatic ties with Malaysia

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:09 AM

A song emphasising the lasting friendship between China and Malaysia has been released by Beijing’s embassy in Kuala Lumpur to commemorate the two nations’ 45 [...]
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Suu Kyi to investors: Burma is open for business

Suu Kyi to investors: Burma is open for business

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:09 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday urged global investors to put their money into Myanmar, seeking to offset the negative impact of the Rohingya crisis and slow pace [...]
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Australia’s TPG Telecom halts mobile network rollout over Huawei

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:09 AM

TPG Telecom Ltd said on Tuesday it decided to cease rollout of its mobile network in Australia after the country’s government prohibited the use of Huawei Technologies [...]
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US unseals indictments against China’s Huawei and CFO Meng Wanzhou

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:08 AM

The US Justice Department unsealed two indictments on Monday against China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, several of its subsidiaries and its chief financial officer [...]
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Duke moves to reassure grad students after Chinese complaint

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 10:08 AM

Duke University moved quickly Monday to offer apologies, launch an investigation and reassure a core group of graduate scholars after a medical school administrator sent an [...]
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EU team gets rare access to China’s restive Xinjiang

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 10:08 AM

An EU delegation has visited China’s far western region of Xinjiang, a rare chance to gather evidence on controversial re-education camps that have drawn harsh [...]
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Citi sees stronger China wealthy client base in 2019 despite economy slowing

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:08 AM

Citigroup expects its China wealth management client base to grow faster in 2019 than last year, at more than 30 percent, the bank’s country chief said, despite the [...]
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Apple’s partners quicken shift from China as trade tensions rise

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 10:07 AM

Apple Inc.’s main assemblers are shifting more output to India and Southeast Asia as trade tensions threaten to escalate costs in their longstanding production base of [...]
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Online health care platform injects hope into generic drug makers squeezed by China’s pricing reform

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:07 AM

Online health care platform operator 111 Inc plans to team up with generic drug makers that have failed to win public hospital tenders in a bid to help them survive by [...]
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China’s work ethic stretches beyond ’996′ as tech companies feel the impact of slowdown

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:06 AM

For Keith Ding, who works for a big Chinese tech company, the country’s infamous “996″ work culture where employees are expected to be in the office from [...]
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China ramps up infrastructure spend to stave off economic slowdown and effect of trade war

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:06 AM

China’s state planner has been rapidly approving big infrastructure projects, as it looks to give its flagging economy a shot in the arm. Since the start of December, [...]
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