Archive for February 26th, 2019

Trump to delay China tariff hike after trade talks ‘progress’

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said Sunday he would delay a planned tariff increase on Chinese exports after both sides hailed “substantial progress” in trade talks, [...] » More

Huawei security row overshadows annual telecoms gathering

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Leading telecoms companies gather in Barcelona this weekend for their main annual trade fair under the shadow of a bitter clash between the United States and China over [...] » More

Huawei seeks solution to Czech security warning, readies legal means: paper

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Huawei Technologies is prepared to defend itself in court in the Czech Republic if it is unable to resolve a security warning from the country’s cyber [...] » More

Japan to push ahead with US base relocation despite Okinawa referendum result

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A majority of voters in a referendum on Okinawa opposed a plan to relocate a US military base within the southern Japanese island, but the central government said on Monday [...] » More

Japan PM Abe’s adviser says BOJ can shelve its price goal

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | euro News | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Japan can abandon its 2 percent inflation target or suspend efforts to achieve it once the job market is tight enough because the public is better off having [...] » More

Japan and Korea in fresh spat over upcoming naval drills

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Bloomgberg | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea are engaged in a fresh spatthis time over whether Japan will participate in multilateral naval exercises set to take place off Busan in late Aprilamid [...] » More

Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for US military base

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The residents of Japan’s southwestern island region of Okinawa have rejected a relocation plan for a US military base that was put to a referendum, dealing a blow to a [...] » More

Khaw breaks arm, Vivian Balakrishnan to be acting Transport minister

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan has been appointed as the Acting minister for Transport after Transport minister Khaw Boon Wan suffered an injury last week. In a [...] » More

From Singapore to Hanoi: What has happened since

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after months of trading fiery rhetoric and insults, sit down for their first summit in Singapore. They ink an [...] » More

Teen boy who cheated by posing online as girls offering sex given probation

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

He read an advisory on an advertisement website warning users against fake offers for sexual services. Instead of exercising caution as a user, he decided to pull off such a [...] » More

Singaporean video creation platform 90 Seconds nabs $20 million Series B

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

90 Seconds has built a platform that allows brands to connect with over 12,000 creative producers across the world 90 Seconds, a platform that connects brands and [...] » More

E-commerce boom reshaping delivery sector in Singapore

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Players look to collaboration amid intense competition for resources, massive volumes and fragmented market Missed deliveries, lost packages and delayed shipments are the [...] » More

HIV data leak: Brochez charged by US Department of Justice

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Mikhy Farrera Brochez, the American fraudster at the centre of a massive HIV data leak in Singapore, was charged by the United States Department of Justice on Friday (22 [...] » More

Duterte tells Filipinos: ‘Be inspired, value freedom we got from EDSA Revolution’

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has urged the public to deeply value the liberty that Filipinos are now enjoying after the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution. In his message for the [...] » More

Philippines Has a Major Problem with Plastic Pollution. Here’s What They’re Doing About it…

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Eco Warrior Princess | 6:00 AM

The home is a sanctuary. People discard trash from their residences that no longer fit in with its ‘flow’. The best case scenario is when people are responsible [...] » More