Archive for May 9th, 2019

Toyota sees slight quarterly profit fall, projects recovery

09-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s top automaker Toyota said Wednesday its profit for January-March fell 4 percent as vehicle sales lagged in North America, while smaller car manufacturer Honda [...]
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US records reveal extent of pollution at bases in Japan

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

A cache of US government and military documents on toxic pollution at US military facilities in Japan is now on display at Okinawa International University. Totalling more [...]
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Four critically injured after car hits group of kindergarten children in Japan

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan’s Shiga region on Wednesday (May 8), killing two toddlers and injuring others, police said. Police [...]
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Car ploughs into young children in Japan, killing two

Car ploughs into young children in Japan, killing two

09-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan’s Shiga region on Wednesday, killing two toddlers and injuring others, police said. Police said [...]
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Car hits 13 children, kills 2 in western Japan

09-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A car slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were strolling on a sidewalk in the lakeside city of Otsu in western Japan, leaving two dead, police said [...]
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Japan April services PMI slips as new business growth slows

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Activity in Japan’s services sector expanded at a slightly slower pace in April than the previous month as growth in new business slowed, a business survey showed on [...]
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Searchers recover parts of lost Japanese F-35A’s canopy and flight data recorder

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Stars& Stripes | 6:00 AM

A monthlong search has recovered more pieces of a lost Japanese F-35A stealth fighter, including part of the aircraft’s canopy and flight data recorder, according to [...]
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Hospital doctor fined $7k for forging his own MCs due to depression from break-up

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A former Changi general Hospital (CGH) doctor who forged medical certificates to be absent from work on four occasions in 2015 had been suffering from the throes of a failed [...]
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Parliament: Appeal against minister’s decision under fake news law could be heard in court in 6 days

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

An appeal against a minister’s decision under the proposed fake news law could be heard in court in as little as six days. Meanwhile, a minister would have up to two [...]
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Parliament: Not beneficial to foreign domestic workers to be brought in for short-term help

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

It could be detrimental to a foreign domestic worker (FDW) to be brought into Singapore to provide short-term help, said Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Manpower Low Yen [...]
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Fake news law is ploy by government to hold on to ‘absolute power’: Workers’ Party MP Low Thia Khiang

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Workers’ Party (WP) argued against the proposed fake news law on Tuesday (7 May) with its Member of Parliament (MP) for Aljunied GRC Low Thia Khiang saying it is a [...]
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Singapore court rejects bid by Vietnamese woman to get maintenance from Italian man who fathered her child

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

He was on a business trip to Kuala Lumpur in 2011 when he got into a dalliance with a Vietnamese woman. She got pregnant with their child later that year and gave birth the [...]
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IMDA launches public consultation on 5G network rollout

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced on Tuesday (7 May) that it is launching a second public consultation to seek views from the industry and public on [...]
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83pct of Singaporeans prefer independent body to assess online falsehoods: survey

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Over 80 per cent of Singaporeans believe that setting up an independent body to review reported cases of deliberate online falsehoods would be a better alternative than [...]
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Singapore fills coffers with nearly $1bil on casino visits

09-May-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Higher entrance levies haven’t stopped rich Singaporeans or those just feeling lucky from flocking to the country’s only two casinos. The city-state has received [...]
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