Archive for April 8th, 2017

If you’re young and Korean, N Korea might not seem so scary

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Pri.org | 6:00 AM

The 11th floor cafeteria at Sogang University has a fabulous view of downtown Seoul stretching all the way to the Han River. The South Korean capital and surrounding area is [...]
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US confident it can thwart N Korean missiles: US general

US confident it can thwart N Korean missiles: US general

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Pentagon can defend against any North Korean missile threat, but Pyongyang’s rapidly evolving weapons programme is shrinking the warning time ahead of a launch, a [...]
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Trump, Xi look to navigate minefield in first summit

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping at his sun-kissed Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Thursday, a high-stakes first summit replete with pitfalls for both leaders. [...]
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Chinese university buys campus space near Oxford

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s Peking University is buying a 19th-century manor house near Oxford in southern England to use as a campus in a multimillion-dollar deal, the estate agent [...]
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Trump heads to Florida for meet with China’s Xi

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One under heavy rain at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, April 6, 2017 to head to Florida to meet with Chinese President Xi [...]
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China’s Ant seeks to allay MoneyGram security fears

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Ant Financial tried to soothe security concerns about its proposed $880 million takeover MoneyGram International Inc on Thursday, saying it intends to store US [...]
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Trump, China’s Xi meet as trade, N Korea issues loom

Trump, China’s Xi meet as trade, N Korea issues loom

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping sat down together to dine on pan-seared Dover sole and New York strip steak on Thursday, spending some social time [...]
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China fighter plane spotted on South China Sea island – think tank

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Chinese fighter plane has been spotted on a Chinese-held island in the South China Sea, the first such sighting in a year and the first since US President Trump took [...]
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Rising Waters Threaten China’s Rising Cities

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The city of Dongguan, a manufacturing centre here in the world’s most dynamic industrial region, was hit especially hard by the downpour in May 2014. More than 100 [...]
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Chinese man convicted of trafficking prostitutes to Hawaii

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese man is facing deportation after being convicted of trafficking women from his native country to work as prostitutes in Hawaii massage parlors. Wei Li, also known as [...]
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Trump and Xi, the US and China: The storylines that matter

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday for an unorthodox meeting at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. The presidents and their wives [...]
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Trump Needs a Plan to Deal With China

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

On the eve of their first-ever meeting this week, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has one great advantage over US President Donald Trump: He knows what he wants. By contrast, US [...]
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China’s Banks Are Still in Trouble

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Since China’s four major state-owned banks reported results last week, analysts have been cheering. Profit growth was up and non-performing loan ratios were down. Much [...]
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Trump Hails ‘Friendship’ With China’s Xi on First Day of Summit

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said he forged a friendship with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, striking a positive tone in the early hours of the first-ever meeting between leaders [...]
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Trump jokes he’s ‘gotten nothing’ from Xi so far

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump predicted a “very great” relationship with China’s Xi Jinping as the pair met for the first time at his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago, [...]
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