Archive for October 28th, 2019

‘Political bias and lies’: China slams US vice-President Mike Pence over sweeping criticism

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

China has hit back at US vice-President Mike Pence’s wide-ranging criticism of Beijing’s “authoritarian regime”, saying his speech was full of [...] » More

White House adviser Navarro fighting ‘Phase One’ of US-China trade dealL CNBC

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

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro is fighting “Phase One” of the China trade deal announced by US President Donald Trump on October 11, CNBC reported on [...] » More

Chinese yuan could head to 7.2 versus dollar in November, Goldman says

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The Chinese yuan is expected to show some near-term weakness against the US dollar, according to investment bank Goldman Sachs. On Friday afternoon, the onshore yuan changed [...] » More

Solomons’ government vetoes Chinese attempt to lease an island

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Agreement for Tulagi, a former Japanese naval base with a deep-water harbour, ‘unlawful’ A Chinese company’s attempt to lease an entire island in the [...] » More

Chinese survey ship involved in South China Sea stand-off with Vietnam back home, tracker says

Chinese survey ship involved in South China Sea stand-off with Vietnam back home, tracker says

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

The Chinese survey ship that has been at the centre of a stand-off with Vietnam in the South China Sea was back in waters close to home on Friday afternoon, according to an [...] » More

Death toll climbs to 10 as heavy rains hit typhoon-ravaged eastern Japan

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

The death toll from torrential rains that caused flooding and mudslides in Japan climbed to 10 on Saturday, with three others missing, public broadcaster NHK reported, just [...] » More

Rescuers hunt for missing as landslides, floods kill 10 in Japan

Rescuers hunt for missing as landslides, floods kill 10 in Japan

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

Rescuers worked by hand to clear debris from a landslide triggered by heavy rains in central Japan on Saturday, as the toll from the storms rose to 10 dead with a further [...] » More

Four dead in landslides, floods weeks after typhoon hit Japan

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

Four people were killed and another person was missing in landslides and floods on Friday, local officials and news reports said, as Japan was hit by heavy rains just two [...] » More

Japan trade minister resigns after being accused of gifting crabs and melons to voters

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:02 AM

Japan’s trade minister Isshu Sugawara resigned on Friday, less than two months after he was appointed, following accusations of violating the country’s election [...] » More

Korea’s missile detection failure shows need for cooperation with Japan

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:02 AM

On October 11, Chong Jong-sup, an opposition member of South Korea’s National Assembly, revealed that South Korean naval vessels failed to detect numerous missiles [...] » More

SAF officer charged for causing CFC Liu Kai’s death in Bionix accident; 5 others face charges for spreading photos

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) officer was charged in court on Friday (25 October) for causing the death of SAF full-time national serviceman, Corporal First Class (CFC) Liu [...] » More

Singapore private home prices continue to rise in Q3

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Today | 6:02 AM

Prices of private residential properties in Singapore continued to climb in the third quarter of 2019, after hitting their highest levels in at least five years in the [...] » More

Philippines to revise ‘Build, Build, Build’ plan to make it more achievable

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

The Philippines is carrying out an inventory of infrastructure projects under its ambitious six-year, $180 billion “Build, Build, Build” programme to come up with [...] » More

The New Realignment Between Russia and the Philippines

28-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:02 AM

For the first time in its history, Manila is seeking Russian assistance to upgrade its defensive capabilities and, potentially, even develop its energy resources in the South [...] » More

Philippines bamboo entrepreneur digs in on poverty and climate threats

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

Mark Sultan Gersava grew up in poverty, one of 12 children of a slash-and-burn subsistence farmer in the Philippines province of Sultan Kudarat. Today he is the “chief [...] » More