Archive for May 10th, 2019

US upping the ante but China ‘still has trade war cards it can play’

10-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Beijing still holds trade war retaliation options against Washington even if the US raises tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday, according to Chinese analysts. Chinese [...]
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Trump ‘happy’ to keep tariffs on Chinese goods; Beijing prepares retaliation

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

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be happy to keep tariffs on Chinese imports as the two countries prepare for new talks to try to rescue a faltering trade [...]
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Security cameras and barbed wire: Living amid fear and oppression in Xinjiang

10-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The small bedroom is frozen in time. The two little girls who used to sleep here left two years ago with their mother and now can’t come home. Their backpacks and [...]
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Chinese AI unicorn Megvii raises $750 million ahead of planned IPO

10-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Megvii, developer of the Face++ facial recognition software widely used across China, has announced completion of a $750 million funding round as the Beijing-based artificial [...]
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China inflation jumps to six-month high as African swine fever drives up pork prices

10-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s consumer inflation climbed to its highest level in six months in April because of soaring pork prices, with the nation increasingly feeling the effects of the [...]
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Huawei nixes the notch with this sleek new smartphone design

10-May-2019 Intellasia | BGR News | 6:00 AM

Chinese consumer electronics brands like Huawei and Xiaomi have been on the ascendancy these days, thanks to everything from their ability to produce premium-quality devices [...]
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BOJ chief rejects idea of Japan as ‘Modern Monetary Theory’ model

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

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda rejected an idea gaining traction in some US circles that governments can spend more aggressively without causing hyper-inflation, [...]
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US ends search for Japan’s F-35 that crashed in April

10-May-2019 Intellasia | StarTribune | 6:00 AM

The U.S Navy said Thursday it has suspended its search for a Japanese air force F-35A stealth fighter that crashed off Japan’s coast last month, after the allies [...]
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Warm on North, chilly to South: Japan’s Korea strategy could pose risks

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is reaching out to North Korea in the hope of arranging a summit, a strategy critics say poses risks given doubts about chances of a [...]
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US, Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea

US, Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea

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

In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a US guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a [...]
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US Navy abandons salvage mission for Japanese F-35A fighter jet with pilot still missing and presumed dead

US Navy abandons salvage mission for Japanese F-35A fighter jet with pilot still missing and presumed dead

10-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The US Navy has withdrawn its salvage team assisting in the search for the wreckage of a Japanese Air Self-Defence Force F-35A fighter that was lost off northern Japan last [...]
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Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan

10-May-2019 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:00 AM

Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics giant Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan to showcase technologies such as connected [...]
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Japanese Foreign minister Heading To Russia For Peace Deal Talks

Japanese Foreign minister Heading To Russia For Peace Deal Talks

10-May-2019 Intellasia | RFERLl | 6:00 AM

Japanese Foreign minister Taro Kono is heading to Russia for a new round of talks on a decades-old territorial dispute that has prevented Moscow and Tokyo from signing a [...]
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Singapore Airlines flight to Delhi hit with ‘hydraulic system issue’ before landing

10-May-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight operating from Singapore to Delhi experienced a “hydraulic system issue” prior to landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport [...]
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Leon Perera and Walter Theseira fear fake news law could be abused by future government

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

A future rogue government could exercise the powers under the fake news law to stifle criticism or perpetuate fear, said Workers’ Party Non-Constituency Member of [...]
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