Archive for October 10th, 2019

US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in [...] » More

Even in death, Uighurs feel long reach of Chinese state

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China is destroying burial grounds where generations of Uighur families have been laid to rest, leaving behind human bones and broken tombs in what activists call an effort [...] » More

US restricts visas to China officials over Uighur ‘repression’

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States said Tuesday it would curb visas for Chinese officials over “repression” of Uighurs and other Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang, a day [...] » More

India confirms China summit, with just two days to go

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping for an “informal summit” later this week, New Delhi confirmed Wednesday, just 48 hours [...] » More

China, Solomon Islands sign deals under new diplomatic ties

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Wednesday and signed several agreements in the first official visit since the [...] » More

US bars Chinese officials for crackdown on Muslim minorities

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped travel bans on Chinese officials involved in a massive crackdown against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in its west. The [...] » More

US bans Chinese company behind 1.3m UK CCTV cameras over spying allegations

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

A Chinese CCTV firm with over one million cameras in Britain has been blacklisted by US President Donald Trump for allegedly spying on persecuted Muslim minorities. Hikvision [...] » More

Super Typhoon Hagibis intensifies at one of the fastest rates on record, may impact Japan by weekend

Super Typhoon Hagibis intensifies at one of the fastest rates on record, may impact Japan by weekend

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

An extremely-dangerous storm in the northwestern Pacific Ocean exploded in intensity early Monday morning, ramping up from a tropical storm to a super typhoon with 160 mph in [...] » More

New Nissan CEO brings global outlook but faces uphill task

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Nissan’s new chief executive Makoto Uchida is an insider with a global outlook, but he faces an uphill struggle to right the Japanese automaker still reeling from the [...] » More

Japan Rescues N Korean Fishermen After Boat Collision

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Times | 6:02 AM

Japanese authorities said they rescued all of about 60 North Korean fishermen whose boat collided with a Japanese patrol vessel and sank Monday in an area crowded with [...] » More

Japanese owners of plant at heart of US Cancer Town refuse to meet activists

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Residents of Reserve, Louisiana aimed to present evidence to Denka that its plant’s toxic emissions are responsible for high rates of cancer in their town Lydia Gerard [...] » More

Clashes ‘inevitable’ as Japan takes hard line against N Korean boats

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Japanese Coast Guard has adopted a hardline approach to North Korean fishing boats found operating in Japanese waters but, according to analysts, further clashes are [...] » More

Japan’s fertility crisis even worse than before as births fall sharply

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Japan’s fertility crisis is worsening, with data from the first seven months of this year showing the sharpest drop in births in 30 years, according to preliminary [...] » More

Japan power firm executives quit over $3 million gift scandal

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The chair of a Japanese power firm resigned Wednesday after admitting he and other executives received money and gifts worth around $3 million from a town hosting one of [...] » More

What’s the best part of Tokyo to live in, and why? Survey gives the top six picks

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Tokyo is a very, very big city, not just in terms of population, but in physical size as well. Being spread out over such a large space means one part of town can feel very [...] » More