Archive for September 18th, 2021

Income disparity, pandemic in focus as race for next Japan premier kicks off

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

Candidates vying to become Japan’s next prime minister promised to restore popular trust in the ruling party by tackling income disparity, the coronavirus pandemic and [...] » More

Study rewrites understanding of modern Japan’s genetic ancestry

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

An analysis of ancient DNA is transforming the understanding of the genetic ancestry of Japan’s modern-day population, identifying a crucial contribution from people [...] » More

SoftBank sells $1.69 billion of Coupang as Son unloads assets

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:01 PM

SoftBank Group Corp. sold about $1.69 billion worth of its stake in Coupang Inc., the South Korean e-commerce giant whose stock surged and then tumbled after its initial [...] » More

China applies to join Pacific trade pact to boost economic clout

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

Japan said it would have to determine if China meets the “extremely high standards” of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership [...] » More

Airbus reaches deal to restructure AirAsia jet order-sources

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

Airbus (AIR.PA) has agreed to cut prices or reschedule delivery for hundreds of jets ordered by Malaysia’s AirAsia (AIRA.KL) to salvage a contract worth tens of [...] » More

Singapore primary schools to shift online as COVID-19 cases rise

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

Singapore’s primary schools will shift to home-based learning for 10 days ahead of a key national examination, the education ministry said on Saturday, as the country [...] » More

France recalls envoys in U.S, Australia over submarine deal-statement

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

France said on Friday it had decided to recall its ambassadors in the United States and Australia for consultations after Australia struck a deal with the United States and [...] » More

Vietnam approves Abdala vaccine as president visits Cuba

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

Vietnam has approved Cuba’s Abdala vaccine for use against the new coronavirus, the government said on Saturday, as the Southeast Asian country is battling its worst [...] » More

In escalation over submarine deal, France recalls envoys from US and Australia

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

France plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia on Friday after it recalled its ambassadors from both countries over a trilateral [...] » More

Xinhua Silk Road: China Zoomlion speeds up machinery cluster dev. with manufacturing park cons. in full swing

Xinhua Silk Road: China Zoomlion speeds up machinery cluster dev. with manufacturing park cons. in full swing

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 3:29 PM

BEIJING, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "smart industry city" project by Hunan-based Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & [...] » More

Xinhua Silk Road: Annual report on image of Suzhou city released to better tell Suzhou stories during 2021 AI Expo Thu.

Xinhua Silk Road: Annual report on image of Suzhou city released to better tell Suzhou stories during 2021 AI Expo Thu.

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 3:13 PM

BEIJING, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To better tell stories of Suzhou, an east China-located city known for its classic Chinese gardens, [...] » More

Jinan conference achieves global consensus in food supply matters

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 1:33 PM

JINAN, China, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a news report from China Daily: The three-day International Conference on Food Loss [...] » More

Lufax Joins FTSE ESG Low Carbon Select Indexes

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:00 AM

SHANGHAI, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufax Holding Ltd ("Lufax" or the "Company") (NYSE: LU), a leading [...] » More

NHL Joins Hands with Techking: Unmanned Mining Vehicles Equipped with TIKS

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 8:29 AM

BAOTOU, China, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, China's prestigious mining vehicle manufacturer Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint [...] » More

Vietnam’s wood industry maintains growth momentum despite Covid-19

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | SGGP News | 7:30 AM

Being affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, businesses in the wood industry in Vietnam’s Southeast region have made great efforts to overcome difficulties and achieve an [...] » More