Archive for August 1st, 2019

Trump: China continues to rip off the USA

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:02 AM

US and China Opens a New Window. were heading into another round of trade negotiations Opens a New Window. Tuesday in Shanghai. Investors are hoping Beijing and Washington [...] » More

Chinese factory activity contracted again in July, official data indicates

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* China’s official manufacturing Purchasing managers’ Index (PMI) for July came in at 49.7, according to data from the Chinese statistics bureau. * Economists [...] » More

Trump tweets threaten to disrupt US-China trade talks

Trump tweets threaten to disrupt US-China trade talks

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Chinese and US trade negotiators will bid to bring an end a year-long trade war that has seen both tariffs and insults flung between the world’s two largest economies [...] » More

Trump rips China as trade negotiations set to begin, says ‘no signs’ of agricultural purchases

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Trump fires off a series of tweets Tuesday morning criticising China’s trade practices. * He accuses the country of not following through on promises to buy more US [...] » More

Japan’s PM says working with allies after N Korea missile launch

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe said that there was no impact on Japan’s security following North Korea’s latest launch of short-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday [...] » More

Tokyo still seeks Japan-N Korea summit without conditions: Suga

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan would continue to seek a summit with North Korea, without conditions, despite the latest missile launch by Pyongyang, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on [...] » More

Japan says N Korean launch didn’t reach its territory or EEZ

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Japanese Ministry of Defence said no ballistic missiles had reached Japan’s territory or its exclusive economic zone after North Korea fired several unidentified [...] » More

Panasonic posts bigger than expected 44pct slump in first-quarter profit

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Panasonic Corp reported on Wednesday a sharper than expected 44 percent plunge in first-quarter operating profit, as Sino-US trade tensions dampened demand for [...] » More

Arson suspect likely sent novel to KyoAni

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

A man with the same name as the suspect in the fatal arson attack on Kyoto Animation Co.’s studio submitted a novel to the company in the past, a lawyer for Kyoto [...] » More

Average life expectancy of Japanese hits another record high

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

The average life expectancy of Japanese people reached record highs of 87.32 years for women and 81.25 for men in 2018, an increase of about five years for both sexes over [...] » More

Bank of Japan commits to easing further if inflation sputters, keeps policy steady

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Bank of Japan held off on expanding stimulus on Tuesday but committed to doing so “without hesitation” if a global slowdown jeopardises the country’s [...] » More

Nissan alliance loses No. 1 sales spot

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Sales of new vehicles by the tripartite alliance of Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA of France and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. totalled 5.21 million units in the first half of 2019, [...] » More

Pompeo hopes to help patch up Japan-Korea ties

Pompeo hopes to help patch up Japan-Korea ties

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage Washington’s two biggest Asian allies Japan and South Korea “to find a path forward” from their [...] » More

Korea braces for Japan decision on trade status, seen as soon as Friday

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea is bracing for Japan’s decision to drop it from a “white list” of countries that enjoy minimum trade restrictions, which could come as soon as [...] » More

Huawei says sorry to Singapore with a half-a million-dollar apology

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Alvinology.com | 6:02 AM

In light of the fiasco caused by their S$54 Huawei Y6 Pro National Day promotion for those above 50, Huawei issued a statement today saying they will “make things [...] » More