China summons US ambassador, says US blocks its development - 15分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News China has accused the U.S. of seeking to obstruct its development with recent steps to sanction officials who undermine local autonomy in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador in Beijing to lodge a protest. Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang told Ambassador Terry Branstad that threatened sanctions and the withdrawal of special trading privileges for Hong […]
カテゴリー:海外

Singapore Airlines flags slow recovery in 2021, sees operating Q1 loss - 34分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Singapore Airlines Ltd on Wednesday flagged a hit to its revenue making ability in full-year 2021 on seeing a slower than expected recovery as the ongoing coronavirus crisis saps demand for air travel. The airline, considered a bellwether for premium travel in Asia, also said it would report a material operating loss in the first-quarter […]
カテゴリー:海外

GE2020: Workers’ Party members witness counting of overseas ballots at ELD - 36分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News A group of Workers’ Party (WP) members turned up at the Elections Department Training Centre at Victoria Street on Wednesday (15 July) to witness the counting of overseas ballots for the 2020 General Election (GE). Among them were WP chairman and incumbent Aljunied GRC MP Sylvia Lim, fellow Aljunied MP-elect Gerald Giam, Sengkang GRC MP-elect […]
カテゴリー:海外

Pompeo expects ‘completely whitewashed’ WHO China investigation - 52分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he expected a World Health Organization (WHO) investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus in China to be “completely whitewashed.” Nearly 580,000 people globally have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, and more than 13 million have been infected following an outbreak […]
カテゴリー:海外

US ups battle against Huawei as China tensions soar - 54分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The United States on Wednesday cleared the way for sanctions on employees of telecom giant Huawei, expanding its pressure campaign on China, which summoned the US ambassador. Tensions have soared between the world’s two largest economies on a growing range of fronts including Beijing’s clampdown on Hong Kong, with President Donald Trump on Tuesday ending […]
カテゴリー:海外

WHO to Philippines: Shorten COVID testing time - 3時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday underscored the need to shorten the country’s turnaround time for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing, but this must be coupled with “speedy” contact tracing. The ideal time for results of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests to be out is only 24 hours so as to initiate contact tracing […]
カテゴリー:海外

S. Korea’s export prices increase for 2nd month in June - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News South Korea’s export prices rose for the second consecutive month in June on rising international oil costs, central bank data showed Wednesday. The country’s export price index, in terms of the local currency, rose 0.3 percent in June from the previous month, according to the preliminary data from the Bank of Korea (BOK). It represents […]
カテゴリー:海外

How Korea protects health care workers from COVID-19 - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Fourth-year School of Medicine student SeungJu Jackie Oh was completing a dedicated research year in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery when COVID-19 closed the medical school. Oh quickly shifted her focus to health care policy analysis, seizing a unique opportunity to address the need to protect health workers from infection. Volunteering to translate […]
カテゴリー:海外

Taiwan’s China Airlines to resume flights to New York - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News China Airlines (CAL) announced Wednesday (July 15) that it would resume flights to New York by the end of the month following an interruption caused by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The first new flight is scheduled for July 26 with the return flight leaving New York on July 28, UDN reported. For the month […]
カテゴリー:海外

Taiwan’s economy is doing fine despite coronavirus pandemic: FSC - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Taiwan’s economy has been doing relatively fine despite the onslaught of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) minister Huang Tien-mu said Wednesday (July 15). The minister was speaking at a seminar hours after Taiwan’s main stock market index reached a 30-year high before falling back, Liberty Times reported. According to Huang, the […]
カテゴリー:海外

Singapore signals more stimulus may not help amid global risks - 32分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The biggest economic uncertainty Singapore faces is something it can’t control global demand for its goods and services and in that case, additional government stimulus may not be the best remedy, according to the city-state’s trade minister. “The greatest uncertainty and the downside risks at this point in time is the global external demand, and […]
カテゴリー:海外

GE2020: 4,794 overseas voters cast their ballots – ELD - 35分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News A total of 4,794 registered overseas voters had cast their ballots at the 2020 General Election (GE) at the designated polling stations abroad, the Elections Department said on Wednesday (15 July). The number is 72.97 per cent of the registered overseas voters. Together with the overseas ballots, the total number of votes cast at the […]
カテゴリー:海外

Fauci bullish on prospects for U.S. vaccine, not worried about China winning race - 38分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The leading U.S. expert on infectious diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, predicted on Wednesday the country will meet its goal of a coronavirus vaccine by year’s end and was unmoved by the prospect that China would get there first. While there are no guarantees, “I feel good about the projected timetable,” Fauci told Reuters in an […]
カテゴリー:海外

More countries waking up to Huawei threats, US says - 53分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News A growing number of countries are recognising the threat to data privacy from using mobile technology from the Chinese giant Huawei, and are likely to shun the company when building out their 5G networks, the top US security advisor said Wednesday. “Each country is going to make their decisions for their own country, but I […]
カテゴリー:海外

Pompeo hopeful for ‘senior’ talks soon with N Korea - 56分前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced hope Wednesday of holding high-level talks soon with North Korea and did not rule out a summit, a break with recent pessimistic signs from both countries. Pompeo, without elaborating, said there was “more discussion than is publicly noticed” with North Korea. “I’m hopeful that we’ll be able to […]
カテゴリー:海外

Korea punishes TikTok for data mishandling - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The country’s top telecom regulator fined Chinese video-sharing platform TikTok 186 million won ($155,000) over the app operator’s mismanagement of user data, with the regulator chief Han Sang-hyuck calling it a “problematic company.” The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said Wednesday the regulator’s decision to impose the fine was based on its thorough internal investigation that […]
カテゴリー:海外

‘Korean New Deal’ to kick off telemedicine platform - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News The government announced on Tuesday that it would foster the non-face-to-face industry in the medical field as part of President Moon Jae-in’s “Korean New Deal” plan. The Korean New Deal is a massive project with a total budget of 160 trillion won ($133.2 billion) that aims to create 1.9 million jobs. The government plans to […]
カテゴリー:海外

Ex MAC official tapped as Taiwan’s National Security Council advisor - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News Chen Min-chi, a former official at Taiwan’s cabinet-level agency dealing with cross-straits affairs, assumed office as an advisor at the National Security Council (NSC) on Wednesday (July 15), reports said. Chen, who served as deputy minister of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), left the position in May in a cabinet reshuffle following President Tsai Ing-wen’s […]
カテゴリー:海外

Taiwan Tests It Defence Against China’s Possible Invasion - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News As tensions with China escalating, Taiwan commenced a five day long live-fire war games exercise putting its defences to the test against a Beijing invasion, South China Morning Post reported. Chief of the general Staff Huang Shu-kuang kicked off the annual drilldubbed Han Kuangon Monday, giving orders from the Taiwan top command centre in Taipei. […]
カテゴリー:海外

Taiwan, US universities in talks to develop new COVID-19 testing - 4時間前  Intell Asia

Intellasia East Asia News National Taiwan University’s College of Public Health (NTUCPH) said Tuesday it is looking to work with a US university to develop an innovative testing system to curb the spread of the COVID-19 new coronavirus. At a weekly press briefing in Taipei, NTUCPH Dean Chan Chang-chuan said he hopes to import innovations being planned or tested […]
カテゴリー:海外