Archive for May 2nd, 2018

Business Briefs 02 May, 2018

02-May-2018 Intellasia | | 11:19 AM

* Development Investment Construction Corporation (DIG) plans to raise its chartered capital from D2.38 trillion to VND3 trillion. It will issue around 47.6 million shares [...]
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Paralysed HK teen’s doctors and hospital staff cleared of wrongdoing

02-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Doctors and hospital staff involved in a medical incident in which a 16-year-old Hong Kong girl was left half-paralysed have been cleared of wrongdoing as her family called [...]
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Taiwan has the 6th longest working hours in the world: survey

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

60 percent of labourers in Taiwan have suffered from mental of physical injuries at workplace A life is lost for every 12 days in Taiwan due to overwork, according to the [...]
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Offshore wind power firms see Taiwan as a battleground to expand in Asia

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world’s top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in [...]
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Taiwan says China dangled $3 billion to grab ally Dominican Republic

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China offered the Dominican Republic a $3.1 billion package of investments and loans to get them to sever ties with Taiwan, a Taiwan official said on Tuesday, after the [...]
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China-US-Taiwan relations are in choppy waters. Here’s what’s going on.

China-US-Taiwan relations are in choppy waters. Here’s what’s going on.

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The complicated relationship between the United States, the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan has been heating up. In recent months, China flexed some muscle by [...]
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N Korea Agrees To Sync Time With Korea, As Symbolic Move To Unify Nations

N Korea Agrees To Sync Time With Korea, As Symbolic Move To Unify Nations

02-May-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

After creating an exclusive time zone for his country three years ago, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to change his country’s clocks so that they’re [...]
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Kim Jong Un agrees to meet Donald Trump at DMZ, source says

Kim Jong Un agrees to meet Donald Trump at DMZ, source says

02-May-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-In has convinced North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold his upcoming meeting with US President Donald Trump at the demilitarised zone [...]
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Trump says nixing Iran nuclear deal would not hurt N Korea talks

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal would not have a negative impact on his upcoming nuclear talks with North Korea, and he [...]
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TrumpKorean border would be great site for meeting N Korea’s Kim

TrumpKorean border would be great site for meeting N Korea’s Kim

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump on Monday said choosing the border between North and South Korea as the site for his expected meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in coming [...]
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Trump pushes Korean truce village for Kim summit

Trump pushes Korean truce village for Kim summit

02-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said Monday he was confident his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will go ahead, as he talked up the idea of holding it in the [...]
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Trump says Korea’s Peace House, Singapore could be Kim summit sites

Trump says Korea’s Peace House, Singapore could be Kim summit sites

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Monday the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea would be an excellent venue for his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim [...]
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In Chile, teens are in love with Korea’s K-Pop

02-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Across Chile, parks and cultural centers have come alive with the catchy melodies of K-pop as teens embrace this wildly popular South Korean mix of upbeat electronic music [...]
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China’s top diplomat to visit N Korea less than a week after historic border summit with South

02-May-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

China’s top diplomat is to visit North Korea just days after the isolated country signed up to closer cooperation with its southern neighbour. Foreign minister Wang Yi [...]
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Korea changes spy satellite developer for $930M project

02-May-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s arms procurement agency has announced a new preferred bidder for the development of spy satellites scheduled for launched by 2023. The Defense Acquisition [...]
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