Archive for November 16th, 2019

Thousands in HK defy Xi with pro-democracy rallies

Thousands in HK defy Xi with pro-democracy rallies

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defied a warning by China’s President Xi Jinping and again took to the city’s streets on Friday, as the political turmoil [...] » More

China Mengniu gets go ahead for buyout of formula maker Bellamy’s

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Australia has conditionally approved China Mengniu Dairy Co’s A$1.43 billion ($980.27 million) takeover of infant formula maker Bellamy’s Australia Ltd, the [...] » More

UPDATE 2-China’s BeiGene gets FDA approval for drug to treat rare form of lymphoma

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved BeiGene Ltd’s lymphoma treatment, validating the China-based drugmaker’s strategy of largely using data [...] » More

Kissinger warns US and China their conflicts will be ‘catastrophic’ unless they settle their differences

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Conflict between the United States and China will be “inevitable” and result in “a catastrophic outcome” that “will be worse than world [...] » More

US-China trade talks are getting held up because of disagreements on a number of issues

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The high-stakes trade negotiations between the US and China are running into trouble as the two countries attempt to finalise a limited trade agreement. The US is trying to [...] » More

Japan wants ‘sensible response’ from Korea over intelligence pact

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A senior Japanese diplomat on Friday asked his South Korean counterpart for a “sensible response” regarding Seoul’s decision not to renew an intelligence [...] » More

Japanese man detained in China freed

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Japanese man detained by Beijing reportedly on allegations of spying has been released and returned to the country, government officials in Tokyo said on Friday. Tokyo [...] » More

Japan shares rebound on renewed US-China trade deal hopes

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Nikkei share average rebounded on Friday after White House comments suggesting Washington and Beijing were close to striking a trade deal sparked buying in [...] » More

Japan’s ageing ‘Hidden Christians’ fear they may be their religion’s last generation

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

His face weathered from years at sea, kimono-clad Japanese fisherman Masaichi Kawasaki kneels before an altar adorned with images of the Virgin Mary, crossing himself as he [...] » More

Japan’s Emperor has a dinner date with a sun goddess

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito will take part in a ritual feast with a sun goddess on Thursday night as part of a centuries-old ceremony to celebrate his ascension to the [...] » More

Scorecard of Japan’s ‘Abenomics’ stimulus policies

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Just as Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, he may be leading the world’s third-biggest economy into a downturn, with little ammunition [...] » More

Japan’s JERA in talks on Taiwan’s Formosa 3 offshore wind project

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese power generator JERA is in talks with Macquarie Capital to buy close to a half stake in Taiwan’s Formosa 3 offshore wind project, its president Satoshi Onoda [...] » More

Japan monarch spends symbolic night with goddess to end throne rituals

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

In the chill pre-dawn hours of Friday, Japan’s Emperor Naruhito emerged from a shrine compound where he had spent a symbolic night with the sun goddess from whom [...] » More

Japan, S Korean envoys, execs discuss ways to cool tensions

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Officials and business leaders from Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo on Friday seeking to cool a flare-up in tensions between the two US allies. The head of Japan’s [...] » More

Amendments to Highway Code from December 1 cover PMD use and giving way to emergency vehicles

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

New provisions will be introduced to the Highway Code from December 1, including guidance on giving way to emergency vehicles and a reminder to users of personal mobility [...] » More