Archive for August 2nd, 2019

Uighurs challenge China to prove missing relatives are free

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

China’s claim that “most” inmates have been released from re-education camps in its Xinjiang region has been met with anger and scepticism by the Uighur [...]
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China chemical crackdown hurting more than trade warassociation official

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

A crackdown on the chemical sector by the Chinese government is having a bigger impact on businesses than the US-China trade war, an industry association official said [...]
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China warns outsiders not to ‘sow distrust’ in South China Sea

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

China’s top diplomat on Wednesday warned outside countries not to amplify disputes in the South China Sea, where recent Chinese maneuvering in the energy-rich waters [...]
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Pompeo says US not asking Asean allies to ‘choose’ on China

Pompeo says US not asking Asean allies to ‘choose’ on China

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Thursday that Washington was not asking Southeast Asian nations to “choose” between his country and rival power China, [...]
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Conciliatory tone as top diplomats from United States and China meet

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China’s top diplomat Wang Yi met face-to-face for the first time this year on Thursday and Wang said they discussed ways to [...]
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China says has begun purchase of more US farm goods

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

China said Thursday that it had begun purchasing more US farm goods, addressing a key sticking point in efforts to resolve a drawn-out trade war between the two economic [...]
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Japan actor-turned politician aims for real-life starring role

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

Japanese actor-turned-politician Taro Yamamoto is angling for a new real-life role in which he leads his novice party and allies to victory, ousts long-ruling conservatives [...]
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S. Korea warns Japan to drop ‘white list’ trade threat

S. Korea warns Japan to drop ‘white list’ trade threat

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

South Korea warned Japan on Thursday that it would be forced to review security cooperation between the two key US allies if Tokyo pushes ahead with plans to remove Seoul [...]
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Lawmakers with serious disabilities take seats in Japan parliament

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

Two lawmakers with serious paralysis took their seats in Japan’s upper house on Thursday to cheers from supporters, marking the first time people with severe [...]
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Japan-Korea dispute may be good news for memory chip prices

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

* An ongoing trade dispute between Japan and South Korea may potentially boost memory chip prices, which have remained low for about a year, according to Mark Newman from [...]
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Japan says to restart F-35 flights Thursday following April crash

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

Japan’s defence ministry said it would restart flights of the F-35 stealth fighter aircraft on Thursday for the first time since a crash in April, resulting from pilot [...]
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More women, disabled members make debut in Japanese parliament

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

apan’s parliament opened a special session on Thursday with its most diverse upper house yet, including more women, two severely disabled members and the first openly [...]
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Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time

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

Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country. The [...]
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The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses

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

* The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy. * The political [...]
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NETS apologises for E-Pay ad that was panned for being racially insensitive

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

Electronic payment service provider NETS has apologised for the recent advertisement by E-Pay which showed Chinese Mediacorp artiste Dennis Chew being depicted as four [...]
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