Archive for May 13th, 2019

The Latest: US preparing more tariffs on Chinese products

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

“I think it’s an advantage for both countries to have protections on IT, and I also think it’s a positive for the US to have more direct investment in [...]
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Instant view: US-China trade talks end with deal uncertain

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

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators ended [...]
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US says Huawei lawyer’s prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts

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

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole’s prior work at the US Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the [...]
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China state media says three main differences remain in US trade talks

China state media says three main differences remain in US trade talks

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

Three main differences remain in the China-US trade talks, including the removal of all the additional tariffs, Chinese state media said on Saturday, following the end of the [...]
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Petraeus: US has the advantage over China on tradebut not for long

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

America’s negotiating advantage over China in trade talks won’t last forever, former CIA director David Petraeus told CNN Business. “In the short term, the [...]
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China, US agree to hold more trade talksvice Premier Liu He

China, US agree to hold more trade talksvice Premier Liu He

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

China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state media in the United States on Friday, following a round of [...]
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Deployment of US missile defense systems to Japan is a threat to Russia  Lavrov

Deployment of US missile defense systems to Japan is a threat to Russia Lavrov

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

The US’ continuous military buildup in Japan, namely deployment of missile defense systems, is a direct threat to Russia, Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said after [...]
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Airline now offers Singapore-Busan flights

13-May-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

THE regional wing of Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, has launched its non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan in South Korea. The inaugural flight, MI876, departed Changi [...]
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First case of monkeypox virus detected in Singapore

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

Singapore has reported its first ever case of monkeypox, brought in by a Nigerian man thought to have contracted the rare virus by eating bushmeat at a wedding. Symptoms in [...]
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Singapore retail sales fell 1pct in March

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

Retail sales in Singapore fell 1 per cent in March from a year ago, according to figures released by the Department of Statistics (Singstat) on Friday (May 10), easing from [...]
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Two earthquakes on opposite coasts of the Philippines highlight the coast-to-coast seismic risk there

13-May-2019 Intellasia | Temblor | 6:00 AM

Unlike California, 100 percent of the Philippines is earthquake country. Two damaging and deadly earthquakes late last month served as a reminder of this. The first quake was [...]
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‘Widow candidate’ tradition in Philippines’ deadly polls

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

Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines’ cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week’s midterm [...]
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The Philippines’ mid-term elections will tighten the president’s grip

The Philippines’ mid-term elections will tighten the president’s grip

13-May-2019 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

They may even pave the way for Rodrigo Duterte’s daughter to succeed him serves up President Rodrigo Duterte’s favourite dish in a small eatery in the southern [...]
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Norwegian woman dies of rabies after rescuing Filipino puppy

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

A 24 year-old Norwegian woman died this week of rabies, after she was bitten by a puppy she rescued while on vacation in the Philippines, her family announced. In February, [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte Remains Popular Ahead Of Midterm Elections

13-May-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has a major stake in the outcome of the Philippines’ midterm elections Monday, where there are more than 18,000 national and local positions [...]
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