Intellasia East Asia News – ASTRI announces appointment of new CEO

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<!-- --> HONG KONG, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) has today announced the appointment of Dr. Denis Shing Fai YIP as the Chief...

Australia to Go Nuclear – Asia Sentinel

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By: Murray HunterIn a major departure from 50 years of non-nuclear policy, Australia is changing direction to power its submarine fleet with nuclear power in a new partnership with the United States and the UK. The US, according to an agreement announced by US President Joe Biden, will share secret nuclear technology in a newly formed trilateral security partnership called...

How improving product data can enhance supply chain efficiency

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Manufacturers today are on a collective journey of transformation toward a digital...

Daily roundup: Fees for passport, identity card collection at SingPost outlets to be waived for all Singaporeans starting Oct 1 — and other …

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Stay in the know with a recap of our top stories today. 1. Free for all Singaporeans: Fees for passport, identity card collection at SingPost outlets to be waived starting Oct 1 The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said on Wednesday (Sept 22) that it will bear the cost to provide the convenience... » READ MORE 2. No joke: Indian woman books entire...

Philippines divers clear plastic waste from corals for World Cleanup Day, Asia News

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AsiaOne has launched EarthOne, a new section dedicated to environmental issues — because we love the planet and we believe science. Find articles like this there. MANILA, Philippines - Divers in the Philippines pulled plastic bags, drinks bottles and fishing nets from a coral reef on Saturday (Sept 18), joining an annual cleanup that aims to highlight the impact of garbage on the...

R. Kelly trial nears end as singer’s lawyers defend against sex abuse claims

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NEW YORK : R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial entered the homestretch on Tuesday, with the presiding judge forecasting that closing arguments could begin the next day and jurors could soon deliberate the R&B star's fate.Kelly, 54, has been on trial in Brooklyn federal court since Aug. 18 on charges he preyed on women and...

Hong Kong ‘Double Tenth’ Celebrations Canceled After Security Chief Warning — Radio Free Asia

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Authorities in Hong Kong have effectively banned any celebration of democratic Taiwan's Oct. 10 National Day, a custom with a strong minority following in the city, according to a media interview with its security chief. Secretary for security...

Vietnam’s President to Visit Cuba for COVID-19 Vaccine Assistance — Radio Free Asia

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Vietnam’s President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, whose country is in the throes of its worst coronavirus outbreak, will travel to Cuba this weekend to enlist the Caribbean fellow communist country’s help in fighting against the pandemic, Hanoi’s Ministry...

F1 likely to add European races as more cancellations loom

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LONDON: Formula One looks set to add more European races to the calendar with grands prix in Asia and the Americas likely to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The current schedule features eight races, all in Europe, but with the sport...

Bitcoin, ethereum hit fresh highs

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NEW YORK: Bitcoin hit a fresh high on Saturday (Feb 20), extending a two-month rally that took its market capitalisation above US$1 trillion on Friday.The world's most popular cryptocurrency rose to a record US$57,553, taking its weekly gain to about 20 per...