Archive for April 13th, 2019

Japan’s Motegi says Japan-US talks set for April 15-16

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday Japan and the United States will hold a first round of trade talks on April 15-16 in Washington, to find ways to address US [...]
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Why Japan’s Traditions Help It Succeed in Modern World

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Every morning, my Japanese wife Hiroko gets out of bed before dawn and boils hot water to make tea for her father. It hardly matters that he died six years ago. The household [...]
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Japan’s Emperor and Empress Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Theepoch Times | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 10 just three weeks before he abdicates his throne. The couple met at a [...]
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Japanese F-35 investigators, baffled by the crash, face a daunting salvage operation ahead

Japanese F-35 investigators, baffled by the crash, face a daunting salvage operation ahead

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taskandpurpose | 6:00 AM

Two days after one of Japan’s F-35 stealth fighters plunged into the Pacific and no closer to finding out why it happened, investigators face a daunting task to recover [...]
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Japan court says Carlos Ghosn detention extended until April 22

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Japanese court on Friday ruled that Carlos Ghosn will remain in detention until April 22, as prosecutors grill the former Nissan boss over allegations of financial [...]
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Japan seen hiking sales tax to 10pct in October, fourth-quarter GDP to contract: Reuters poll

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan will forge ahead with a planned sales tax hike to 10 percent in October, likely knocking the economy into contraction in the fourth quarter, a Reuters poll showed.Tokyo [...]
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Good to see Singapore and Malaysia move in right direction

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

I am glad to see our prime minister and his delegation meet Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad in person to iron out issues such as airspace, water and rail during [...]
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Singapore among top 5 greenest countries in Asia-Pacific: study

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

According to a recent study that surveys the environmentally friendly factors of countries in Asia-Pacific, Singapore comes in second on the top five list, just after Japan. [...]
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Singapore the 2nd-most expensive city to buy a house in 2018: CBRE

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

For the second year running, Singapore was ranked the second-most expensive city in the world in which to buy a house in 2018, according to the latest Global Living report by [...]
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Financial Times calls Singapore’s ‘disturbing’ fake news law a ‘mistake’

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

The editorial board of the internationally-renowned Financial Times (FT) has called Singapore’s proposed legislation to deal with fake news “a mistake,” in [...]
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Singapore tops list of leading maritime capitals for fourth time

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore has again clinched the top spot in a biennial ranking of the world’s leading maritime capitals, the fourth time it has done so. The Republic has consistently [...]
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Jet Airways suspends all flights to and from Singapore until further notice

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Cash-strapped Jet Airways, the second-largest full-service airline in India, has suspended its flights to and from Singapore until further notice, said Changi Airport in a [...]
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Singapore hopes to take relationship with China further: DPM Teo Chee Hean

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Sino-Singapore ties have grown in the past year, and Singapore hopes to sustain this momentum and take the bilateral relationship even further this year, deputy prime [...]
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Singapore airport nature dome unveiled in fight for flights

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A 40-metre indoor waterfall cascading through a steel and glass dome is at the heart of a vast complex in Singapore’s main airport unveiled Thursday, part of the [...]
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Singapore beefs up counter-terror capabilities

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Officers from the In-Situ Reaction Teamsthe quick response unit of the policewill increase their patrols at popular areas to bolster Singapore’s counter-terrorism [...]
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