Archive for May 20th, 2017

Taiwan’s Failure to Face the Threat From China

20-May-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China’s aggression in the Asia-Pacific region has been met with little tangible response from the United States and other countries. China’s neighbours have [...]
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Investors Cheer Asia’s Best Stock Market One Year Into Tsai’s Rule

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

One year into Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s rule, investors are tallying up their winnings. The island’s benchmark stock index has surged 32 percent in US [...]
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Taiwan man arrested over public beheading of sister

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese man was arrested Thursday for decapitating his sister in front of horrified neighbours, a week after another killer was jailed for beheading a three-year-old girl [...]
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Malaysian government starts anti-dumping investigation over Taiwan stainless steel

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Malaysia launches anti-dumping investigation over Taiwan cold rolled stainless steel Malaysia’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has launched an [...]
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Is N Korea Stocking Up on Bitcoin?

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Cryp To Coins News | 6:00 AM

Three security firms have reported a connection between WannaCry ransomware and malware used by the Lazarus group, a cyber crime group made up of unknown individuals. Google [...]
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N Korea’s hacker army: A look at Hermit Kingdom’s ‘elite’ cyber ops

N Korea’s hacker army: A look at Hermit Kingdom’s ‘elite’ cyber ops

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Last week’s global cyber attack has shed light on the shadowy and highly sophisticated team of cyber spies in North Korea believed to be among the best hackers in the [...]
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Trump Aside, It May Be Time for Markets to Worry About N Korea

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Investors may be glued to the latest political turmoil in Washington, but there’s a long-present danger that’s now looming larger for some analysts: North Korea. [...]
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The Key to N Korea Is Russia

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Unfortunately, the idea of a grand bargain with Russia is less popular in Washington than ever before. The idea of a grand bargain between the US and Russia is less popular [...]
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The Critic Tapped to Be Korea’s Top Business Cop

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co.’s security guards once dragged a bespectacled professor out of the building after he heckled the chief executive officer for not doing anything [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon to reopen probe into Gwangju massacre

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-In vowed Thursday to reopen a probe into a 1980 massacre of pro-democracy activists that remains a traumatic landmark in the fight [...]
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Russia launches ferry connection with N Korea

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The first ever ferry service linking Russia and North Korea was launched on Thursday, the company operating it said, hoping to serve tourists and North Korean workers. The [...]
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Hero’s welcome in Pyongyang for North’s missile developers

Hero’s welcome in Pyongyang for North’s missile developers

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of men in their Sunday best and women in colourful traditional dress lined the streets of Pyongyang to give the scientists and workers behind North Korea’s [...]
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Plastic surgeons for Korea’s Park convicted

Plastic surgeons for Korea’s Park convicted

20-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two plastic surgeons who treated ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye including one who injected her with human placenta extracts and three other people were convicted [...]
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US conducts drill aimed at destroying N. Korean weapons of mass destruction media

20-May-2017 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

American soldiers stationed in South Korea have completed the ‘Warrior Strike 7′ exercise, which includes a ship-to-shore air assault from a South Korean warship, [...]
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Korea needs detailed plan to resolve THAAD issue: expert

20-May-2017 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi urged South Korea to take clear measures to improve bilateral relations during his meeting with a South Korean special envoy on Thursday. Lee [...]
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