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China protests to US over sanctions on firms related to N Korea

China protests to US over sanctions on firms related to N Korea

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over sanctions on Chinese firms related to North Korea, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily news [...]
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US announces first new N Korea sanctions since failed summit

US announces first new N Korea sanctions since failed summit

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on two Chinese shipping companies it says helped North Korea evade US and international sanctions over its nuclear weapons [...]
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US sanctions Chinese ships over N Korea sanctions

US sanctions Chinese ships over N Korea sanctions

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on two Chinese shipping companies for doing business with North Korea, vowing to keep strictly enforcing sanctions on [...]
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Good afternoon, good night, goodness me: fury over S. Korean presidential greeting

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

What’s the difference between good afternoon and good night? In South Korea’s cutthroat politics, it can be a furious political row and the foreign minister [...]
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Two arrested in Korea for spycam that livestreamed 1600 motel guests

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Global News | 6:00 AM

South Korean police have arrested two men for using illegal spy cameras hidden from sockets to hair dryer holders in motels to film and livestream videos of about 1,600 [...]
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Hydrogen FCEV trucks, buses and trains are a huge part of Korea and Japan’s futures, and Australia has an export role

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | aradvice | 6:00 AM

Hydrogen FCEV trucks, buses and trains are a huge part of Korea and Japan’s futures, and Australia has an export role South Korea is seemingly set to require commercial [...]
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Korea’s Asiana Airlines share trading halted after auditor’s qualified opinion

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Korea Exchange has suspended trading in shares of Asiana Airlines Inc, after an auditor for South Korea’s second-biggest carrier said it lacked enough information [...]
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Pyongyang sanctions workarounds failing to soften impact

Pyongyang sanctions workarounds failing to soften impact

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s illicit and highly sophisticated efforts to circumvent UN sanctions may have sought to cushion their impact, but they offer no long-term solution to the [...]
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Bank of Korea chief says Fed’s shift eased uncertainties; sees no rate cut for Korea yet

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank chief said on Thursday the US Federal Reserve’s decision to abandon projections for any interest rate hikes this year eased [...]
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Qualcomm sees Korean antitrust fine lowered to $200M

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Appleinsider | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission on Thursday reduced damages in a decade-old antitrust case involving Qualcomm, with the US chipmaker now facing penalties that [...]
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Korea spycam scandal: more than 1,500 hotel guests secretly filmed and streamed live on the internet

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

More than 1,500 hotel guests in South Korea were found to be unwitting performers for a community of online voyeurs in rooms carefully rigged with tiny cameras hidden in [...]
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Korean watchdog cuts fine on Qualcomm after decade-old legal battle

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s antitrust regulator has lowered a decade-old penalty imposed on US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc by 18 percent to $200 million, the Korea Fair Trade Commission [...]
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GXC logs onto Bithumb, Korea’s largest digital-currency exchange

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Prnewswire | 6:00 AM

On 2019 March 21 (GMT+9), Bithumb, South Korea’s largest digital-currency exchange, announced the launch of GXC Exchange, following up on GXC’s continuing [...]
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Korea to cut stock transaction tax this year

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s finance ministry and top market regulator said on Thursday they will cut the tax rate for stock trading this year in an effort to support domestic equity [...]
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Court reviews arrest request on K-pop singer Jung Joon-young

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

K-pop singer Jung Joon-young was attending a South Korean court hearing Thursday on whether a warrant will be issued for his arrest on allegations he illegally shared [...]
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