Archive for July 28th, 2020

China’s 100-day push near Senkaku Islands comes at unsettling time for Sino-Japanese ties

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

China has passed a new and unsettling milestone in the East China Sea, sending government vessels to waters near the Japan-administered Senkaku Islands for more than 100 [...] » More

Tokyo reports 131 new coronavirus cases after six days at over 200

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Tokyo reported 131 new cases of coronavirus infection Monday, media reports said, after counting over 200 cases for six straight days. The latest figure came a day after [...] » More

Interview: UK-Japan speedy trade deal not easy, says expert

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Despite Japan’s efforts to seek closure in post-Brexit trade talks with Britain by the end of this month, the pathway to reaching an agreement is complicated, a trade [...] » More

Fears grow over complacency as Japan sees nationwide coronavirus spike

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

The recent nationwide surge in novel coronavirus infections is raising questions over whether Japan will reimpose a state of emergency, with the central government’s [...] » More

Japan revises down first-quarter corporate capex to 0.1pct year-on-year increase: MOF

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s companies spent less than initially estimated in the first quarter of the year, revised data showed on Monday, suggesting the coronavirus pandemic’s hit [...] » More

Pandemic getting Japan’s automated delivery services on the road

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 6:02 AM

Japan is paving the way for autonomous delivery robots to become part of everyday life, with social distancing efforts required during the coronavirus pandemic making the [...] » More

Japan’s first space force commander on his squadron’s role, and Gundam: Interview

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

The Japan Self-Defense Forces’ (SDF) first specialised space force, the Space Operations Squadron, was established by the Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) on May 18. Its [...] » More

Tokyo confirms 239 new coronavirus cases on Sunday media

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Tokyo officials confirmed 239 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, Japanese media reported, as the capital struggles with a resurgence in cases after the government lifted a [...] » More

Pandemic forces digital change on Japanese companies

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

The coronavirus pandemic may be a drag on economies across the globe, but in Japan it’s bringing long-overdue changes in work habits and tools. About 90 percent of [...] » More

Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors racks up red ink on pandemic pain

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. reported Monday a 176 billion yen ($1.7 billion) loss for April-June, and forecast more red ink for the fiscal year, as the coronavirus pandemic [...] » More

Japan fashion designer who outfitted David Bowie dies at 76

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, known for his flamboyant creations and work on costumes for singer David Bowieespecially “Ziggy Stardust”has died of [...] » More

Funan, City Square malls visited by COVID-19 cases

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Funan and City Square malls, as well as the Giant Hypermarket at Pioneer Mall, were among the new destinations added on Sunday (26 July) to the list of places visited by [...] » More

Singapore-based photographer Jiawen Wu wins third place in 2020 iPhone Photography Awards

Singapore-based photographer Jiawen Wu wins third place in 2020 iPhone Photography Awards

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle SEA | 6:02 AM

These photographers show us what you can do with just a smartphone. Over thousands of photographers all over the globe submitted their photos to this year’s iPhone [...] » More

Singapore to experience heavy rain till end of September; keep dry with these products

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle SEA | 6:02 AM

Our editorial team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we [...] » More

Dickson Yeo probe shows no direct threat to Singapore’s security: MHA

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Today Online | 6:02 AM

Investigations on the arrest of Dickson Yeo, who recently pleaded guilty in the United States to working for Chinese intelligence, have not revealed any direct threat to [...] » More