Archive for August 6th, 2019

US opposes Beijing’s ‘destabilising’ conduct in South China Sea: US def. secretary

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joined press briefing in Sydney, Aus. on August 4 Speaking at a press conference in Sydney, Australia, on [...]
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China’s child modelling industry booms amid controversy

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

Manicured children strut down the catwalk at a Beijing fashion show, one of thousands of events driving huge demand for child models in China that insiders warn leaves minors [...]
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China hits back at Donald Trump’s fentanyl claim, saying US ‘only has itself to blame’ for opioid crisis

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese state media has hit back at US President Donald Trump’s accusation that China had failed to stop the sale of painkiller fentanyl to America, saying Beijing had [...]
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Pentagon chief takes aim at China as US and Australia reaffirm defence ties

Pentagon chief takes aim at China as US and Australia reaffirm defence ties

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The chief of the Pentagon labelled Beijing’s military and economic expansion “destabilising behaviour” on Sunday, after talks to cement military ties with [...]
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Canada’s detention of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou ‘angered Chinese people’

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Canada’s detention of Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou has angered Chinese people, according to China’s Foreign minister Wang Yi, who also called for a [...]
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Leadership shuffle at Bank of Jinzhou raises questions about ICBC-led ‘investment’ in July, as credit drought wrecks damage on regional lenders

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Bank of Jinzhou has appointed Guo Wenfeng, 47, to take over the post of governor at the mid-sized regional lender, part of a personnel shake-up affecting half a dozen senior [...]
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Huawei tests smartphone with own operating system, possibly for sale this year: Chinese state media

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

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is testing a smartphone equipped with Hongmeng, the company’s self-developed operating system, which could potentially go on sale by the end [...]
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Negotiation files reinforce Japanese govt arguments against Seoul

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

Amid the accelerating deterioration of Japan-South Korea relations, the Japanese government is intensifying its arguments against the South Korean Supreme Court ruling [...]
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SDF space unit to be created in FY2020

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

The government is making final arrangements to create a space unit in the Self-Defense Forces the first SDF unit of this kind in fiscal 2020, according to several government [...]
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Japan’s NEC shows ‘flying car’ hovering steadily for minute

06-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Japanese electronics maker NEC Corp. on Monday showed a “flying car,” a large drone-like machine with four propellers that hovered steadily for about a minute. [...]
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As Japan frets about dearth of AI talent, Daikin develops own programme

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

There’s a sense of panic within Japan Inc and the governmentthe world’s No. 3 economy doesn’t have enough experts in artificial intelligence and it’s [...]
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Japanese car sales plunge in S. Korea as trade row rages

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

Japanese automakers saw sales in South Korea slump last month, industry data showed Monday, as President Moon Jae-in thanked his citizens for responding to the intensifying [...]
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Japan wants to arrange a visit by PM Abe to Russia in September

Japan wants to arrange a visit by PM Abe to Russia in September

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

Japan would like to arrange a visit by prime minister Shinzo Abe to Russia in September, its chief government spokesman said on Monday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga [...]
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Japan, US target broad bilateral trade deal by September: Nikkei

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

Japan and the United States have agreed to target a broad deal on bilateral trade by September, seeking to bridge differences of opinion over tariffs on beef and the [...]
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Japan service sector growth eases on tempered optimism, job creation: PMI

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

Activity in Japan’s services sector expanded again in July, albeit at a fractionally slower pace than the previous month, a revised survey showed on Monday, indicating [...]
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