Archive for June 5th, 2019

Rogue Chinese scientist made ‘foolish’ choice in gene-edited babies

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A rogue Chinese scientist who caused outrage last year when he said he had created the world’s first “gene-edited” babies in an attempt to protect them from [...]
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Interview: ‘China a threat to liberal international order’ a losing argument

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

China seeks to safeguard and enhance the liberal international order, not threaten it, a think tank expert told Xinhua, refuting the view of some American politicians. Wang [...]
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Google and Apple are upending Japan’s salary traditions

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

American individualism is infecting Japan, it seems. Japanese tech companies are having trouble competing with companies like Apple and Google for talent, and they are being [...]
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Japan’s SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* In a bid to raise $100 billion for its next fund, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has faced a lukewarm reception from some of the world’s largest investors, the Wall [...]
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Japan ends search for crashed F35 fighter jet

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan called off its search for an F-35A on Tuesday, almost two months after the stealth jet crashed into the sea sparking a scramble to recover the pilot and secrets [...]
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Former top Japanese government official arrested in son’s killing

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son’s killing, police said Monday, though they declined to comment on local media reports saying the [...]
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#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement. Nearly [...]
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Yahoo Poll: Do you think that same-sex marriages will ever be legalised in Singapore?

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

More than four in 10 respondents in Asia-Pacific region agree that legislation of same-sex marriage will inevitably spread across the region, according to a survey by the [...]
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#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement. Nearly [...]
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Singapore’s factory activity shrinks for first time since 2016

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Activity in Singapore’s factories contracted in May for the first time in 32 months amid escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, joining a grim [...]
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Suggestion of delay in granting permits for Progress Singapore Party launch ‘untrue’: Police

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Monday (Jun 3) said the suggestion that there was a delay in granting the relevant permits to the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) for its [...]
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More than 270 F&B outlets in Singapore to remove straws from 1 July

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Come 1 July, over 270 food and beverage (F&B) outlets in Singapore will fully remove straws from their premises or provide them only on request, as part of a World Wide [...]
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Japan ends search for crashed F35 fighter jet

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan called off its search for an F-35A on Tuesday, almost two months after the stealth jet crashed into the sea sparking a scramble to recover the pilot and secrets [...]
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PH, Singapore celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | PNA | 6:00 AM

Officials of the Philippines and Singapore on Thursday (May 30) led the celebration of the 50 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Ambassador of Singapore [...]
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SWS survey shows 44pct of adult Pinoys are ‘very happy’ with life

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:00 AM

The recent survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) from March 28-31 has shown that 44 percent of Filipinos are “very happy”. This is a 5-point increase from [...]
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