Archive for December 2nd, 2016

Envoys: Trump Expected to Keep Strong Ties With Korea

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

In less than two months, Donald Trump will be sworn in as president of the United States, and yet he remains tight-lipped about his plans for nuclear-armed North Korea, which [...] » More

S. Korea, US Air Forces Launch Vigilant ACE Exercise

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | KBS | 6:00 AM

The air forces of South Korea and the United States launched their Vigilant ACE exercise on Wednesday to boost their combined operational capabilities. Jointly organised by [...] » More

UN further tightens N Korea sanctions

UN further tightens N Korea sanctions

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council voted Wednesday to further tighten sanctions on North Korea following months of diplomatic wrangling over how best to respond to North Korea’s [...] » More

N Korea ‘continues to invest’ in Nazi-style prison camps

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Newly-released satellite images show that North Korea’s prison camp system, where detainees are subjected to forced labour, torture, starvation, rape and death, may be [...] » More

Researchers may have ‘found’ many of China’s 30 million missing girls

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Academics often talk about between 30 and 60 million “missing girls” in China, apparently killed in the womb or just after birth, thanks to a combination of [...] » More

China’s lack of sex education is putting millions of young people at risk

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

When Xiao Niao was in high school, her teacher gathered all the girls in her class and told them if they were raped they should take the morning after pill. That was the [...] » More

China’s Big Year in Space Sparks Excitement and Speculation

China’s Big Year in Space Sparks Excitement and Speculation

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Scientificamerican | 6:00 AM

Floating back under parachute from outer space to Inner Mongolia on November 17, China’s Shenzhou-11 astronauts brought to a close the nation’s longest piloted [...] » More

President Xi sends condolences after Colombia plane crash

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent condolences to Brazilian President Michel Temer and Bolivian President Evo Morales, following the plane crash which killed 71 people on [...] » More

China Risks Stagnation, Ex-Goldman Dealmaker Says

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China risks economic stagnation unless it quickly removes barriers hampering entrepreneurs seeking to enter industries from health care to education to financial services. [...] » More

China Slaps 10pct Tax on Ferrari, Bentley Cars to Curb Luxury

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China is slapping a 10 percent tax on cars like the Ferrari GTC4Lusso, Bentley Bentayga and Aston Martin DB9 in a bid to combat conspicuous consumption and promote more [...] » More

Ten Surprising Things China Is Buying This Year

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese companies have been on a record acquisition spree, buying into everything from blood plasma to airline food. An unprecedented $234 billion of overseas purchases have [...] » More

China’s Mining Towns To Economically Transition And Attract Tourists – But Who Wants To Go There?

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China is a country in transition. No longer striving to maintain its title as the “world’s factory,” China has embarked on a national programme to ascend [...] » More

Why China’s New Cybersecurity Law Is Bad News for Business

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

US companies have already begun to lobby against it. China’s new cybersecurity law, expected to take effect next June, could hurt any foreign firm looking to do [...] » More

China Says Families of 74 Workers Killed to Receive Payments

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese engineering firm responsible for building a cooling tower where 74 workers were killed has offered about $175,000 in compensation to each of the victims’ [...] » More

China’s Dalian Wanda Group Faces Renewed Scrutiny

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer raises concerns over Chinese conglomerate’s Hollywood takeovers A top Senate Democrat is calling for increased scrutiny of [...] » More