Archive for August 1st, 2019

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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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, [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Singapore to stop ‘Sling’ LNG indices, sheds hopes of main price hub

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

Singapore Exchange will stop producing and publishing its spot price indicesSlingfor liquefied natural gas (LNG), less than four years after their launch, dashing the [...]
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Singapore soldiers charged over actor’s death in training

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

Two Singapore soldiers were charged in military court Wednesday over the death of a popular actor during reservist training in a case that has sparked calls for changes to [...]
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Music video by Preetipls has ‘crossed the line’ by insulting Chinese people: Shanmugam

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A music video by social media personality Preeti Nair and her brother Subhas in which they mocked a controversial advertisement has “crossed the line” by [...]
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