Archive for October 12th, 2021

Japan wholesale inflation spikes, squeezing corporate profits

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:33 AM

Japan’s wholesale prices surged 6.3 percent in September from a year earlier as raw material costs continued to rise, data showed on Tuesday, a sign that global [...] » More

IMF board to back Georgieva after review of data-rigging claims -sources

IMF board to back Georgieva after review of data-rigging claims -sources

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:31 AM

The International Monetary Fund’s executive board will issue a statement of support for Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva after reviewing allegations she pressured [...] » More

World Bank taking steps to boost research integrity after data rigging scandal

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:28 AM

The World Bank is taking steps to rebuild the credibility of its research after a data-rigging scandal forced it to cancel its flagship “Doing Business” report on [...] » More

Thailand to end quarantine for some vaccinated visitors from Nov-PM

Thailand to end quarantine for some vaccinated visitors from Nov-PM

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:26 AM

Thailand will end coronavirus quarantine requirements for vaccinated visitors from 10 low-risk countries starting November 1, prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday, [...] » More

New Australian budget airline Bonza hopes to start flying next year

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:21 AM

New Australian budget airline Bonza plans to start domestic flights with two to three Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX planes from the second quarter of next year, pending regulatory [...] » More

Australia’s Westpac flags $950 million profit hit, led by energy exit costs

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:18 AM

Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) said on Tuesday it will take a one-off charge of A$1.3 billion ($956 million) against its second-half profit after its [...] » More

Sydney COVID-19 cases ease further as focus shifts to reviving economy

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:12 AM

Sydney’s COVID-19 cases fell to the lowest in two months on Tuesday as authorities rolled out support measures for businesses, shifting their focus to rejuvenating the [...] » More

Arrow Electronics Launches AI Thermal Sensing Solution Powered by STMicroelectronics’ X-CUBE AI

Arrow Electronics Launches AI Thermal Sensing Solution Powered by STMicroelectronics’ X-CUBE AI

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 9:00 AM

Simplifies integrating robust and low-cost contactless temperature-sensing feature into smart consumer-grade devicesHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 12 October [...] » More

Samsung Starts Mass Production of Most Advanced 14nm EUV DDR5 DRAM

Samsung Starts Mass Production of Most Advanced 14nm EUV DDR5 DRAM

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 9:00 AM

Samsung's new five-layer EUV process enables the industry’s highest DRAM bit density, enhancing productivity by approximately 20% Based on the latest DDR5 standard, [...] » More

Singapore SMEs Benefit From Customized Skilling And Talent Development With Microsoft’s Let’s Skill Up Program

Singapore SMEs Benefit From Customized Skilling And Talent Development With Microsoft’s Let’s Skill Up Program

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 9:00 AM

Microsoft and SkillsFuture Singapore partner to help local small and medium enterprises close skills gap by tailoring skills paths and transforming workplace learning [...] » More

China Oil Gangran Announces Two Strategic Agreements

China Oil Gangran Announces Two Strategic Agreements

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 8:45 AM

Plans to Acquire 51% Equity Interest in Shandong Pan-Asia To Invest in State Key Projects - Yantai Xigang LNG Projects   Enters into Potential Financing [...] » More

India, China army commanders meet to defuse border tensions

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 8:42 AM

Indian and Chinese army commanders met Sunday and discussed steps to disengage troops from key friction areas along their disputed border to ease a 17-month standoff that has [...] » More

In Glasgow, China-US tensions could shape climate future

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 8:41 AM

Global momentum is building on the climate crisis but action will be impossible without two nations, China and the United States, which together account for more than half of [...] » More

Opposition presses Kishida on COVID-19 and economic policy in Diet questioning

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 8:40 AM

Lawmakers from the largest opposition party went on the attack against prime minister Fumio Kishida on Monday, demanding the new leader explain why his predecessors’ [...] » More

Huawei awarded for contribution towards pandemic mitigation

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 8:37 AM

Huawei’s dedication and consistency in contributing its ICT solutions to help mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia have garnered high praise from [...] » More