Archive for October 2nd, 2017

Korea: New generation joins ‘comfort women’ fight

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

“When I was 15 years old, two men kidnapped me on the street,” says 90-year-old Oksun Lee, speaking through a translator. It was 1942, the height of World War II [...]
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Russia says ready to work with N Korea to resolve missile crisis

Russia says ready to work with N Korea to resolve missile crisis

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Moscow is prepared to work with Pyongyang to try to find a peaceful resolution to the North Korean missile crisis, the Russian Foreign ministry said on Friday. The comments [...]
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Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia trip

Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia trip

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump will travel to five Asian countries in November to participate in regional summits, the White House has announced. He will visit Japan, China, South [...]
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Trump to visit five Asian countries in November in bid to raise pressure on N Korea

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

President Trump will visit five countries in Asia from November 3-14 on a marathon trip that will be largely focused on his efforts to confront North Korea over its nuclear [...]
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Trump Plans Trip to Asia Amid N Korea Crisis

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

President Trump plans to travel to Asia in November for the longest overseas journey of his presidency to date as he seeks to build a common front against North Korea’s [...]
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Korea joins China in banning coin offerings

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Arstechnica | 6:00 AM

South Korea announced a broad ban on initial coin offerings on Friday, following the lead of China, which banned the practice earlier this month. “The Financial [...]
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In private dinner, George W. Bush criticises Trump’s decision to add N Korea to travel ban

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

In a private dinner Thursday night, the former President George W. Bush was critical of President Donald Trump’s decision to place added travel restrictions on North [...]
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Korea bans raising money through initial coin offerings

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s financial regulator on Friday said it will ban raising money through all forms of virtual currencies, a move that follows similar restrictions in China on [...]
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N Korea: Trump threat inspired millions to volunteer for army

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea said nearly 5 million citizens have offered to join or re-enlist in the Korean People’s Army following President Trump’s threats to “totally [...]
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Trump slow to carry out Russia, Iran, N Korea sanctions law – senators

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two months after signing it, President Donald Trump has not begun enforcing a law imposing new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, Senators John McCain and Ben Cardin [...]
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Samsung, Lee Jae-yong’s Conviction, and How Business in Korea Is Changing

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Org | 6:00 AM

In late August, Lee Jae-yong, the heir apparent of Samsung, South Korea’s largest conglomerate, was sentenced to five years in prison. Last February Lee was charged on [...]
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China Sets 2019 Deadline for Automakers to Meet Electric Car, Plug-In Hybrid Sales Targets

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Thedrive | 6:00 AM

China will institute aggressive new sales targets for green cars in 2019, pushing back the deadline by a year, reports Reuters. After years of incentivising sales, the [...]
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China’s bitcoin market alive and well as traders defy crackdown

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Weeks after Beijing banned fundraising through token launches and ordered some bitcoin exchanges to shut, casting a chill over the cryptocurrency industry, traders say that [...]
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China Thinks the N Korea Nuclear Crisis Is All America’s Fault

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Slate | 6:00 AM

This week, the Chinese government ordered North Korean companies operating in China to shut down, the latest sign of rising tensions between the two longtime allies. Those [...]
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In Tillerson’s China Stop, Questions on N Korea but Slim Chance of Clarity

In Tillerson’s China Stop, Questions on N Korea but Slim Chance of Clarity

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is scheduled to arrive in Beijing early Saturday for a brief visit, amid confusing signals about President Trump’s position on two [...]
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