Archive for July 14th, 2020

Japan accuses China of pushing territorial claims during coronavirus pandemic

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:22 AM

Japan’s annual defence review accuses China of pushing its territorial claims amid the coronavirus pandemic and suspects Beijing of spreading propaganda and [...]
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Japan defence review slams China’s virus ‘disinformation’

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:21 AM

China has been spreading “disinformation” about the coronavirus and its naval activities are a matter of “grave” concern, Japan said in its annual [...]
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GE2020: ELD apologises, to do thorough review of Polling Day long queues

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 10:19 AM

The Elections Department (ELD) has apologised for causing inconvenience to voters amid long queues at the polling stations on Polling Day last Friday (10 July). It also said [...]
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WHO warns that coronavirus crisis may get ‘worse and worse and worse’

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:17 AM

The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on [...]
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Asian markets dip as virus and Sino-U.S. tensions flare

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | FinancialPost | 10:04 AM

Asian stock markets slipped on Tuesday, oil sagged and a safety bid supported the dollar as simmering Sino-U.S. tensions and fresh coronavirus restrictions in California kept [...]
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China says Hong Kong opposition primary a ‘serious provocation’

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:58 AM

China has described a primary by Hong Kong’s pro-democracy parties as a “serious provocation”, warning that some campaigning may have breached a tough new [...]
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Beijing’s Hong Kong office warns pro-democracy poll could violate new security law

Beijing’s Hong Kong office warns pro-democracy poll could violate new security law

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:57 AM

Beijing’s top representative office in Hong Kong has warned the pro-democracy opposition’s primary elections at the weekend could violate a new national security law, [...]
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China coronavirus cases ease on July 13, no new ones in Beijing

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:41 AM

China reported on Tuesday five new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 13, compared with eight cases a day earlier, the health authority said. All of the new [...]
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China accuses US of interfering as Japan says Beijing is using pandemic to push territorial claims

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Telegraph | 9:36 AM

China also accused of spreading propaganda and disinformation as it provides medical aid to nations fighting Covid-19. China has attacked a US State Department statement [...]
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Raising stakes, US brands China claims in South China Sea illegal

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:30 AM

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that the United States would treat Beijing’s pursuit of resources in the dispute-rife South China Sea as illegal, ramping up [...]
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Pompeo says Beijing claims in South China Sea ‘unlawful’

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:28 AM

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that the United States would treat Beijing’s pursuit of resources in the dispute-rife South China Sea as illegal, ramping up [...]
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Reports: US to officially reject China’s South China Sea claims for the first time

Reports: US to officially reject China’s South China Sea claims for the first time

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AmericanMilitaryNews | 9:27 AM

The US is planning to officially reject some of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea as early as this week, anonymous administration officials told The [...]
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US rejects China’s claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:21 AM

The United States on Monday rejected China’s disputed claims to offshore resources in most of the South China Sea, a move that Beijing criticised as inciting tensions [...]
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Credit Suisse Promotes Veteran Thailand Private Banker

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | FiNews | 7:09 AM

Credit Suisse names a renowned private banker for the Thai market as its head of wealth management for the market, according to an internal memo seen by finews.asia. Edwin [...]
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Asian markets rise on fresh vaccine hopes, eyes on earnings

14-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets rose Monday, recovering some of the losses at the end of last week, as investors followed a strong performance on Wall Street fuelled by hopes for a coronavirus [...]
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