Archive for June, 2019

AirAsia goes digital with Workday help

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

AirAsia is taking a big step into the digital realm by entering a business partnership with Workday, a provider of cloud-based human resources and financial software, to [...]
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Japan May factory output tops expectation, but trade risks linger

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s industrial output rose for a second straight month in May, offering a much-needed sign that growth is holding up despite worries the world’s third-largest [...]
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Bank of Japan’s deputy chief signals room for pre-emptive easing to fend off risks

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Investing | 6:02 AM

The Bank of Japan stands ready to ease monetary policy pre-emptively to fend off risks that could derail the economy’s path toward achieving its 2 percent inflation [...]
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Trump arrives at G20 complaining about allies Germany, India and his host, Japan

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

Facing a G20 summit featuring meetings with rivals like China and Russia, President Donald Trump arrived on site Thursday after bashing some longtime US allies including [...]
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Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2 percent in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture [...]
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Trump plays nice as divisive G20 opens

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

World leaders kicked off one of their most high-stakes G20 meetings in years on Friday, with rows brewing over a bruising US-China trade war and climate change despite a more [...]
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Donald Trump at G20 Summit in Japan: Live Updates

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:02 AM

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan for the Group of 20 summit (all times local): Trump says Merkel is ‘fantastic person’ 11:00 a. m. [...]
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Trump, Abe agree US-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official

Trump, Abe agree US-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world’s largest and third-largest economies is [...]
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G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan’s ‘cruel assault’ on whales

G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan’s ‘cruel assault’ on whales

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to “turn a blind eye” to what they called a “cruel assault on [...]
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High-stakes G20 opens with trade tensions looming

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

World leaders gathered in Japan Friday for one of the most high-stakes and fractious G20 meetings in years, with a bruising US-China trade war, geopolitical tensions, and [...]
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Nissan Faces $40 Million Fine For Under-Reporting Ghosn’s Compensation

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CarsCoops | 6:02 AM

Nissan could face a fine of up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over its alleged under-reporting of former chair Carlos Ghosn’s compensation, The New York Times reports. [...]
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Japan’s plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste

Japan’s plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

World’s second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summit One of the joys of travelling on Japan’s bullet [...]
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Swede got boarding passes in his name for 2 Syrians holding fake passports

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A Swedish national and two Syrians were stopped by alert immigration officers at the Terminal 2 departure transit area of Changi Airport in March, a court heard. All three [...]
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Singapore announces nearly $30 million for 5G research and innovation

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Singapore has set aside 40 million Singapore dollars (more than $29.5 million) to support 5G research and innovation, the country’s minister for communications and [...]
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‘We’re not like San Francisco’: Singapore PM Lee on Pink Dot, LGBT rights

29-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:02 AM

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong offered a rare public comment on Section 377A of the Penal Code, which outlaws homosexuality, today at a conference at Marina Bay [...]
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