Archive for March 12th, 2021

Japan, US to deepen alliance in ’2+2′ meeting next week -spokesman

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

Japan will reaffirm its strong relationship with the United States and discuss the “difficult” regional security situation in the “two-plus-two” [...] » More

Mitsubishi clings to life in Europe with Renault deal

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 7:36 AM

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will source two Renault SA-made models for its European lineup as the Japanese automaker deviates from a decision to pull back from the region. The [...] » More

Japan to stage Tokyo Olympics without overseas fans

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 7:36 AM

The government has decided to exclude overseas spectators from attending this summer’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the [...] » More

Japan, US, Australia, India to affirm cooperation on COVID-19 vaccines

Japan, US, Australia, India to affirm cooperation on COVID-19 vaccines

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 7:36 AM

The leaders of Japan, the United States, Australia and India will hold a virtual meeting Friday in what will be the first summit among members of the Quad, with expectations [...] » More

With green energy, Japanese governor wants to take Fukushima out of nuclear shadow

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

A decade after Japan’s devastating nuclear meltdown, the governor of Fukushima hopes the prefecture can step out of the shadow of disaster and become a symbol for green [...] » More

Japan economy at risk from COVID-19 variant and delayed shots, say experts

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 7:36 AM

Economists are warning that the potential explosive spread of infections with variant strains of the novel coronavirus and a delay in vaccinations may put further downward [...] » More

345 people in Japan infected with coronavirus variants: ministry

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 7:36 AM

Japan’s health ministry said Wednesday that 345 people in 21 of the country’s 47 prefectures were found to have been infected with novel coronavirus variants [...] » More

Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster

Ten years on, Japan mourns victims of earthquake and Fukushima disaster

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

With a moment of silence, prayers and anti-nuclear protests, Japan on Thursday mourned about 20,000 victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan 10 years [...] » More

Japan’s airlines partly suspend bookings on flights from abroad

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 7:36 AM

Japan’s major airlines have recently suspended bookings on flights to Japan from countries seeing an outbreak of coronavirus variants following the government’s [...] » More

Mounting challenge to identify radicalised persons who plot in secret, says Singapore home affairs minister

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 7:36 AM

Singapore faces an increasing challenge in identifying radicals who plot in secret, as well as those who are radicalised in a short span of time as quickly as around three [...] » More

Want a bite of plant-based chicken? Singapore 1st country in the world to launch TiNDLE

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | CNAlifestyle | 7:36 AM

It will be available across 11 restaurants in Singapore from March 18, including burger establishment Three Buns, food truck The Goodburger and The Prive Group. It may sound [...] » More

S’pore will boost capabilities of its people, businesses in uncertain world: Chan Chun Sing

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 7:36 AM

Singapore will spare no time and effort to help its people and businesses build the capabilities that ensure they remain competitive in a more globalised and yet uncertain [...] » More

Singapore hasn’t given up on air travel bubble with HK, says minister

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 7:36 AM

Singapore has not given up on forming a bilateral “air travel bubble” with Hong Kong that would allow travellers to skip quarantine, the Southeast Asian [...] » More

Genting Singapore unable to gauge financial impact for FY21 as global Covid-19 development uncertain

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 7:36 AM

Genting Singapore Ltd is currently unable to estimate the financial impact on its results for the financial year ending December 31, 2021 (FY21) as “the global Covid-19 [...] » More

Local firm with integrated waste plant an example of business ‘growing green’: Chan Chun Sing

12-Mar-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 7:36 AM

In January, local waste management company 800 Super was awarded a $46 million (S$61.7 million), 10-year contract to expand its business into Cambodia. To support its waste [...] » More