Archive for October 21st, 2019

Oppo steps up retail expansion in Southeast Asia to close sales gap on rival Samsung

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:11 AM

Oppo, the world’s fifth largest smartphone vendor, is accelerating the expansion of its retail network in Southeast Asia, where the Chinese company is poised to overtake [...]
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Floating meth sacks in Myanmar sea worth $20 million: official

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:10 AM

Sacks of crystal meth scooped from the sea by Myanmar fishermen who mistook it for a deodorant substance had a street value of $20 million, an official told AFP Sunday, in a [...]
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African swine fever outbreak has cut Vietnam hog herd by 20% – USDA undersecretary

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:09 AM

African swine fever has killed off about 20% of Vietnam’s hog herd, and it is not clear whether the outbreak has been contained, U.S. Department of Agriculture [...]
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Business Briefs 21 Oct 2019

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 8:55 AM

* The Business Registration Office of Binh Dinh Province has allowed Viet Bamboo Airlines Co Ltd to be renamed Viet Bamboo Airways JSC. Besides this, the firm’s [...]
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HK democracy activist injured in knife attack

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:31 AM

A man handing out leaflets for a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest was attacked by a knife-wielding assailant who slashed his neck and abdomen on Saturday, days after a leading [...]
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China, US make ‘substantial’ trade deal progress: top official

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:27 AM

Beijing and Washington have made “substantial progress” towards a partial trade deal, China’s top trade negotiator said Saturday, in his first comments [...]
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver will face ‘retribution’ for defaming China, state media says

NBA commissioner Adam Silver will face ‘retribution’ for defaming China, state media says

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:26 AM

Chinese state media has warned that NBA commissioner Adam Silver will face “retribution” for defaming China in the latest twist to a dispute that began with a [...]
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US judge sentences Chinese national for trying to illegally export ‘highly sensitive’ military technology

US judge sentences Chinese national for trying to illegally export ‘highly sensitive’ military technology

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:25 AM

A US district judge has sentenced a Chinese national accused of using multiple aliases and conspiring to illegally export “highly sensitive” US military [...]
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The US Army And Marines Have a Plan To Take On China and Russia’s Navies

The US Army And Marines Have a Plan To Take On China and Russia’s Navies

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:24 AM

The 522-foot long tank landing ship was struck by four different types of guided missiles, one of which triggered a massive explosion that sent shards of debris spraying [...]
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Japan funding for imperial ceremonies sparks rare dissent

Japan funding for imperial ceremonies sparks rare dissent

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:21 AM

When it comes to Japan’s royal family, anti-monarchy sentiment is almost non-existent. But government funding for two highly symbolic imperial rituals this year has [...]
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Indonesia’s Jokowi kicks off fresh term after wave of crises

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:20 AM

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo will kick off a fresh term Sunday, following a wave of crises and with Jakarta under heavy security days after Islamist militants [...]
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Scott Morrison travels to Indonesia as Labour embraces free trade agreement

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:19 AM

Scott Morrison’s whirlwind trip to Indonesia is a “good thing”, his political opponent says, as Labour embraces bipartisan support for Australia’s [...]
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Home minister: Malaysian militant linked to 9/11 won’t be freed next month

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:18 AM

The Home Ministry today denied that Yazid Sufaat, the Malaysian militant linked to the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States, could be freed from detention next [...]
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Muhyiddin: Pakatan to field experienced candidates instead of young blood for Tg Piai poll

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:17 AM

Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) chief Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the ruling coalition is expected to field experienced candidates to contest the coming Tanjung Piai by-election [...]
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Rahman Dahlan wants Guan Eng to step down as finance minister over Bursa’s performance

21-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 6:16 AM

An Umno Supreme Council member has demanded that Finance minister Lim Guan Eng be replaced in light of Bursa Malaysia’s poor performance in comparison to other stock [...]
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