Archive for September 11th, 2019

Uzbekistan Is The Hidden Gem in China’s New Silk Road

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Uzbekistan may very well be the best under-the-radar investment story in the world today. But the transformation spearheaded by the country’s new president, Shavkat [...]
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English is just a Mandarin dialect, Chinese scholars claim

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

The English language is a direct offshoot of Mandarin Chinese, a group of academics from the country who believe Europe had no history before the 15th century has claimed. [...]
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China’s Guangdong to release another 3,150 tonnes of pork from reserves to secure supplies

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s Guangdong province said it will release 3,150 tonnes of frozen pork from reserves during the upcoming holidays, part of a campaign to secure supplies of the [...]
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In Johor, Forest City set to deliver 20,000 units to China, other buyers this year

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Forest City development in Johor’s Iskandar region is expected to deliver over 20,000 units to buyers this year, saying previous concerns prompted by the prime [...]
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Global stocks mostly rise as investors watch central banks

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Global stocks mostly rose Monday as investors digested economic data and hoped for central banks to step in to nudge up growth. Germany’s DAX was up 0.3 percent to [...]
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Nissan seeks clean slate with CEO exit, but challenges remain

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan hopes the resignation of its embattled chief executive will help turn the page on the tumult unleashed by the arrest of former chief [...]
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Cabinet reshuffles provide a window into Japan’s policy priorities

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe is planning to reshuffle his Cabinet on Wednesday. When this action, combined with the reshuffle of Liberal Democratic Party executives, takes [...]
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TEPCO will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store [...]
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Deadline looming, Japan struggles to elude Trump tariff threat

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe may have averted giving away too much in trade talks with US President Donald Trump but Tokyo is struggling ahead of a late-month [...]
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Japan’s Abe, headed for longest premiership, seeks stability in cabinet rejig

Japan’s Abe, headed for longest premiership, seeks stability in cabinet rejig

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will likely pick a former Olympic speed skater to prepare for the 2020 Games and keep allies in key posts in a cabinet reshuffle on [...]
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Japan downgrades second-quarter GDP as trade war hits business investment

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s economy grew at a slower pace than initially estimated in the second quarter as the US-China trade war prompted a downward revision of business spending, [...]
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Typhoon Faxai Rips Through Tokyo Area: At Least 2 Dead And 700,000 Without Power

Typhoon Faxai Rips Through Tokyo Area: At Least 2 Dead And 700,000 Without Power

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Typhoon Faxai tore through an area just east of Tokyo on Sunday night and Monday morning, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more. The area’s electrical [...]
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Airfares from Japan to Korea drop to under $10

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

If you’ve ever wanted to travel between Japan and South Korea, there’s no better time than nowair fares are as low as $8.38. As a trade spat between the two [...]
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Pompeo looking forward to completed US-Japan trade deal at UN general Assembly

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was looking forward to a completed US-Japan trade agreement at the United Nations general Assembly in New York later this [...]
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Japan’s budget on N Korea goes unused amid stalled abduction talks

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Part of Japan’s state budget related to North Korea has remained untouched in the last five years amid Pyongyang’s refusal to carry out a 2014 bilateral agreement [...]
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