Archive for May 15th, 2019

Why China’s new tariffs could make the US trade war even worse

15-May-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

A crumbling global economy, job losses, and a spooked market just to start. China is clearly unhappy about President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war and it just [...]
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The Latest: Trump threatens more action in China trade fight

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

The Latest on the tariffs battle between China and the United States (all times local): 2:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s going to take further action to help [...]
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Donald Trump says he hasn’t made a decision on whether to subject all Chinese imports to US tariffs

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

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he had not decided whether to follow through with threats to impose tariffs on all imports coming from China, as his trade [...]
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Trump says he feels US-China trade talks ‘going to be very successful’

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

President Donald Trump said on Monday he was optimistic about resolving the US trade dispute with China. Speaking at a White House dinner, Trump noted that Treasury Secretary [...]
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Farmers get impatient with Trump’s trade war: ‘This can’t go on’

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

American farmers are running out of patience with President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. Farmers have long stood behind Trump’s mission to get a better [...]
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China’s arsenal in the trade war against the United States

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

Beijing’s latest retaliation against US tariff hikesan increase on $60 billion of US imports from June 1could leave China running low on ammunition in the trade war. [...]
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With latest trade war pressures, both US and China economies may start to see cracks

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

The latest salvo in the multibillion-dollar trade war between China and the US raises the stakes significantly in the US as the associated costs and losses become more [...]
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Japan’s coincident index suggests economy may be in recession

15-May-2019 Intellasia | Investing | 6:00 AM

Japan’s coincident indicator index declined in March and the government cut its assessment of the economy, a sign it may already be in recession as the US-China trade [...]
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Alipay extends mobile payment services to 300,000 retailers in Japan

15-May-2019 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

Ant Financial, the mobile payments affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, said it has signed up more than 300,000 retailers in Japan to its Alipay service to serve the [...]
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Japanese companies aim to hire non-smokers to boost productivity

15-May-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Domestic firms are taking stronger action against tobacco use, going so far as to avoid hiring smokers in some cases. The moves come amid greater emphasis on promoting [...]
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COMMENT: Singapore’s fake news law may need a reboot some time in future

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

It was an information war to beat all other verbal contests in Singapore. In its intensity, clarity and agility, Law and Home Affairs minister K Shanmugam’s campaign to [...]
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Singapore, China renew bilateral currency swap agreement

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

China and Singapore have renewed the Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement (BCSA) worth 300 billion yuan (S$60 billion) for three years. This was announced by the Monetary [...]
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5 things parents need to know about the HPV vaccination programme in Singapore schools

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

By Associate Professor Anne Goh Beginning April, all Secondary 1 female students in Singapore national schools and all 13-year-old female Singaporeans and permanent residents [...]
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20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam

15-May-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Official media say a van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project has crashed into a curb in central Vietnam, injuring 12. The [...]
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Unofficial tally shows Duterte allies winning big in polls

Unofficial tally shows Duterte allies winning big in polls

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

President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies appeared to have overwhelming leads in elections for the Philippine Senate, one of the opposition’s last bulwarks against a [...]
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