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    • Oppo steps up retail expansion in Southeast Asia to close sales gap on rival Samsung
      Intellasia East Asia News Oppo, the world’s fifth largest smartphone vendor, is accelerating the expansion of its retail network in Southeast Asia, where the Chinese company is poised to overtake regional market leader Samsung Electronics. Don…
      - 14 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 2:11am -
    • Floating meth sacks in Myanmar sea worth $20 million: official
      Intellasia East Asia News Sacks of crystal meth scooped from the sea by Myanmar fishermen who mistook it for a deodorant substance had a street value of $20 million, an official told AFP Sunday, in a country believed to be the world’s largest metha…
      - 14 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 2:10am -
    • African swine fever outbreak has cut Vietnam hog herd by 20% – USDA undersecretary
      Intellasia East Asia News African swine fever has killed off about 20% of Vietnam’s hog herd, and it is not clear whether the outbreak has been contained, U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Ted McKinney said on Friday. There were some re…
      - 14 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 2:09am -
    • Business Briefs 21 Oct 2019
      Intellasia East Asia News * The Business Registration Office of Binh Dinh Province has allowed Viet Bamboo Airlines Co Ltd to be renamed Viet Bamboo Airways JSC. Besides this, the firm’s chartered capital has been adjusted up to 02.2 trillion from…
      - 14 hours ago, 21 Oct 19, 1:55am -
    • HK democracy activist injured in knife attack
      Intellasia East Asia News A man handing out leaflets for a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest was attacked by a knife-wielding assailant who slashed his neck and abdomen on Saturday, days after a leading activist was left bloodied in another street atta…
      - 16 hours ago, 20 Oct 19, 11:31pm -
    • China, US make ‘substantial’ trade deal progress: top official
      Intellasia East Asia News Beijing and Washington have made “substantial progress” towards a partial trade deal, China’s top trade negotiator said Saturday, in his first comments since talks with US president Donald Trump last week. Trump announ…
      - 16 hours ago, 20 Oct 19, 11:27pm -
    • NBA commissioner Adam Silver will face ‘retribution’ for defaming China, state media says
      Intellasia East Asia News Chinese state media has warned that NBA commissioner Adam Silver will face “retribution” for defaming China in the latest twist to a dispute that began with a basketball team executive tweeting his support for the pro-de…
      - 16 hours ago, 20 Oct 19, 11:26pm -
    • US judge sentences Chinese national for trying to illegally export ‘highly sensitive’ military technology
      Intellasia East Asia News A US district judge has sentenced a Chinese national accused of using multiple aliases and conspiring to illegally export “highly sensitive” US military technology to China to 40 months in prison. The US Justice Departme…
      - 16 hours ago, 20 Oct 19, 11:25pm -
    • The US Army And Marines Have a Plan To Take On China and Russia’s Navies
      Intellasia East Asia News The 522-foot long tank landing ship was struck by four different types of guided missiles, one of which triggered a massive explosion that sent shards of debris spraying across the sea and ripped open part of her hull, expos…
      - 16 hours ago, 20 Oct 19, 11:24pm -
    • Japan funding for imperial ceremonies sparks rare dissent
      Intellasia East Asia News When it comes to Japan’s royal family, anti-monarchy sentiment is almost non-existent. But government funding for two highly symbolic imperial rituals this year has sparked rare dissent. On October 22, Emperor Naruhito wil…
      - 17 hours ago, 20 Oct 19, 11:21pm -

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