Archive for July 20th, 2019

Japan mourns after the worst mass killing in two decades claims 33 lives in arson attack

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* On Friday morning people gathered in the rain at the edge of the cordon set up by police and fire officials. * A number of people gathered near the charred three-story [...]
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Japan, Korea row over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation

Japan, Korea row over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFPP | 6:02 AM

Japan’s foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea’s ambassador on Friday in a worsening row over compensation for Korean forced labourers that has spilled [...]
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Koreans boycott Japan beer in brewing trade row

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Beer-loving South Koreans angered by a trade row with Tokyo are boycotting Japanese brews in a surge of patriotism that has even seen popular beauty bloggers targeted. Japan [...]
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Suspected arsonist planned Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years: media

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A man suspected of torching an animation studio in Japan, killing 33 people in the country’s worst mass killing in two decades, planned the attack because he believed [...]
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Japan ‘hell’ fire killed dozens trying to escape

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Details emerged Friday of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive [...]
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Japan ‘hell’ fire killed dozens trying to escape

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Details emerged Friday of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive [...]
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Japan to summon Korea envoy over World War Two labourer row

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese Foreign minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea’s ambassador on Friday, his ministry said, in a deepening political and economic row over compensation [...]
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Singapore returning millions linked to Malaysia scandal

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Singapore is returning almost $40 million to Malaysia seized in connection with a massive financial scandal that played a major role in the toppling of the corruption-plagued [...]
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Police warn against scammers targeting former investors of failed gold investment companies

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

Police on Friday (July 19) warned former investors of failed gold investment companies against falling prey to scammers. The scammers have made cold calls to former investors [...]
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Healthy meals on the cards as NTUC First Campus promotes tasty recipes for kids

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

As a sous chef at a three-Michelin-starred restaurant, Bernard Lim was used to preparing fine French cuisine. Now, the 34-year-old Singaporean is cooking dishes like Japanese [...]
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Runaway truck kills 8 children in Philippines: officials

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Eight schoolchildren were among nine people killed Friday aboard a runaway truck that crashed in central Philippines while transporting them to a sports activity, the [...]
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Filipinos want Duterte to tackle inflation, jobs, China in 4th SONA Pulse Asia

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

Workers’ pay, inflation and jobs have topped the list of issues that Filipinos would like President Rodrigo Duterte to tackle during his fourth State of the Nation [...]
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Home furnishing chain of Philippines’ richest man files for up to $404 million IPO

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Philippines’ AllHome Corp, owned by the country’s richest man, said late on Wednesday it plans to raise up to $404 million in the country’s largest initial [...]
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Duterte foes cry foul as Philippine police push sedition charges

Duterte foes cry foul as Philippine police push sedition charges

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed shock and outrage on Friday at police moves to charge dozens of them with sedition, calling it persecution aimed [...]
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Sedition case against Philippine VP ‘judicial harassment’

20-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Amnesty says Philippines trying to silence Duterte critics after sedition cases filed against vice president and others. Sedition and other criminal complaints launched [...]
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