Archive for January 30th, 2019

2020 presidential candidates court Iowa farmers by blasting US-China trade war

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 10:06 AM

DES MOINES, IowaAaron Lehman said he’s seen his soybean prices drop by 20 percent in the past six months. And he’s not the only farmer feeling the squeeze. [...]
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China brings US tariff dispute to WTO, berates Washington for blocking judges

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:05 AM

China triggered the legal process on Monday for the World Trade Organisation to hear Beijing’s challenge to US tariffs imposed on $234 billion of goods, and berated the [...]
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China trade negotiations will be led by Robert Lighthiser and include trade hawk Peter Navarro

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 10:05 AM

* US Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser will lead trade discussions with Chinese representatives at the White House on Wednesday and Thursday. * Among those in the US [...]
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Trump’s China negotiations: Experts say more needs to be done to protect IP theft, could take years

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 10:05 AM

The Trump administration needs to be doing more to protect against theft of American intellectual property by the Chinese government, according to a bipartisan commission of [...]
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Banks’ bad debts unexpectedly plummet at 2018-end

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Tri Thuc Tre | 10:03 AM

Only in the last three months of 2018, the number of bad debts in many banks decreased dramatically, with some falling by more than half. According to the report of the State [...]
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Japan’s ANA to order 30 Boeing, 18 Airbus planes

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 10:03 AM

The operator of Japan’s All Nippon Airways said Tuesday it has decided to order a total of 48 aircraft from Boeing and Airbus for deliveries from 2021 through 2025. ANA [...]
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Boeing nears $3.5 billion 737 MAX jet deal with Japan’s ANA sources

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Euro News | 10:03 AM

Boeing Co is close to a deal worth $3.5 billion (2.66 billion pounds) at list prices to sell 30 Boeing 737 MAX jetliners to ANA Holdings, two people familiar with the matter [...]
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Japan’s economy likely in longest postwar expansion phase: government

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 10:02 AM

Japan’s economy is likely to be experiencing its longest expansion phase since the end of World War II amid solid domestic demand and a tightening labour market, the [...]
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Japan: Shinzo Abe vows to restore relations with N Korea

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 10:02 AM

Conciliatory message contrasts sharply from a year ago when Abe set out a hardline approach towards Pyongyang. Japan’s prime minister says he will meet North Korean [...]
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Singapore 2019 Budget may focus on helping ‘newly vulnerable’ PMETs: DBS

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | SG.Finance | 9:44 AM

The Singapore 2019 Budget may address the uncertainties faced by skilled professionals as they are becoming the “newly vulnerable” group amid the slowing economy, [...]
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Man fined for not declaring S$243,000 in cash brought into Singapore

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 9:44 AM

A 43-year-old man was fined S$6,000 for entering Singapore without reporting that the currencies he was carrying exceeded S$20,000, police said on Monday (January 28). Police [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia hold discussions on maritime boundaries dispute

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 9:43 AM

A joint working group looking at the maritime boundaries dispute between Singapore and Malaysia met in Putrajaya, Malaysia, yesterday and had “constructive discussions [...]
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OCB remains tech-savvy

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 9:41 AM

Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank has announced plans to further invest in technology this year. Technology is going to become indispensable, and it would fall in line with [...]
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Vietcombank’s charter capital reaches $1.6 billion

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 9:41 AM

The charter capital of Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has increased by 3 per cent to VND37.1 trillion (US$1.6 billion) after it sold [...]
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NCB reports triple pre-tax profit rise

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 9:40 AM

National Citizen Bank (NCB) recorded pre-tax profit of nearly VND91 billion (US$3.9 million) last year, a three-fold increase from the previous year, according to the [...]
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