Archive for August, 2015

Defiant Malaysian PM rejects calls that he step down

Defiant Malaysian PM rejects calls that he step down

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AP | 9:32 AM

Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters demanding his [...]
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Police say Bangkok bombing suspect is not cooperating

Police say Bangkok bombing suspect is not cooperating

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AP | 9:30 AM

Thai police said Sunday the man arrested in connection with Bangkok’s deadly bombing was being uncooperative, possibly not telling the truth to interrogators and would [...]
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China fears keep markets on edge as stocks rally

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Top global markets ended the week Friday largely recovered from China-induced panic selling, but market watchers remain worried the turmoil in the world’s number two [...]
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Joshua Wong charged amid cries of persecution

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong and two other democracy protesters were formally charged with illegal assembly Thursday amid cries of political persecution from their [...]
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Teen leader of HK’s student protests: I do not regret it even if I go to jail

Teen leader of HK’s student protests: I do not regret it even if I go to jail

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Joshua Wong, leader of the Umbrella Movement, appeared in court on Friday related to obstructing police during a protest in June last year The eighteen-year-old leader of [...]
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Leung tells Jin Liqun of HK’s desire to join development bank

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

Chief Executive, Leung Chun-ying, met Jin Liqun, (Pictured, left) who has been nominated by China as president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at government House [...]
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Ex-Singaporean FM optimistic about Taiwan-Singapore ties

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Former Singaporean minister for Foreign Affairs George Yeo (???) has shown his optimism toward the relations between his country and Taiwan, saying no matter who is elected [...]
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Taiwan and Its South China Sea Peace Initiative

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

For many years, the international community has been less than fair in its treatment of Taiwan. Nevertheless, the government and people of the Republic of China (ROC) on [...]
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Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade

Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday not to attend a military parade organised by China to mark Japan’s defeat in the Second World War, as the former bitter [...]
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Emails show Bill Clinton asked State Dept. for OK on N. Korea, Congo invites

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Newly surfaced emails show the Clinton Foundation asked the State Department about proceeding with two presumably paid speeches for former President Bill Clinton in North [...]
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S. Korea’s park eyes China-Japan summit after Kim showdown

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

Having defused a military standoff with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean President Park Geun-hye is looking to improve ties with her other North Asian [...]
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The US and Korea’s biggest live fire drill ever was pure madness

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Sploid | 6:00 AM

There are so many things going on in this year’s US and South Korea’s live fire exercise that it’s hard to remember what you’re seeing because each [...]
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Presidents of S Korea, Russia among few heads of state to attend Beijing parade

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-Hye will among the few heads of states attending China’s military parade celebrating the [...]
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N Korean leader says his nukes, not negotiation, avoided war

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Washingto Post | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un, the querulous North Korean leader, said the recent standoff with South Korea was resolved not through negotiation but “thanks to the tremendous military [...]
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Dozens Killed, Thousands Homeless in N Korean Floods

31-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

Floods in North Korea have left at least 24 people killed and 14 missing, Radio Free Asia reported last week. North Korea has sent a request to the UN for inspectors to [...]
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