Archive for December 3rd, 2016

Taiwan should push changes in US Taiwan policy: ex-AIT head

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan should take advantage of the election of Donald Trump to help bring US policy change toward Taiwan Taiwan and its friends in the United States should help the new US [...]
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Taiwan debates gay marriage

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

ON THE eighth floor in a gritty suburb of the capital, Taipei, sits the ten-year-old Wei-ming temple, a Taoist house of worship – but an unusual one. Nearly all the [...]
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Korean President Park Geun-hye on Brink Amid Scandal

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Their friendship was forged by an assassin’s bullet and charted an orphaned young woman’s rise to her country’s top office. Now it could bring down a [...]
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Here Are the UN’s Harsh New Sanctions on N Korea

Here Are the UN’s Harsh New Sanctions on N Korea

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

The US-drafted resolution hits exports of coal, copper, nickel, silver, zinc – and statues. The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday [...]
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Over 75pct of S. Koreans support Park’s impeachment

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

More than 75 percent of South Koreans still support the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, despite her offer to cut her term short on the condition that parties agree on [...]
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Korea imposes unilateral sanctions on N Korea

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea blacklisted senior North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un’s top aides, on Friday in fresh unilateral sanctions over Pyongyang’s nuclear [...]
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Republicans Want Trump To Be Tough On N Korea

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Buzzfeed | 6:00 AM

A new administration and Congress will inherit the question of how to approach North Korea, the foreign relations headache that has kept the last three administrations busy. [...]
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N Korea pledges ‘tough’ response to UN sanctions

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Foreign ministry notes UN Security Council member states have conducted thousands of nuclear tests and rocket launches. North Korea warned of “tougher countermeasures [...]
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Protests point to more than scandal

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The first big story I covered as a young correspondent in South Korea was a corruption scandal. Two former presidents were found guilty of, among other things, amassing [...]
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3 Uneasy Scenarios For Korea As Blemished President Offers To Resign

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

South Korean President Park Geun-hye is basically not president anymore. She has offered to resign and whether or not she actually walks out the Blue House (Korea’s [...]
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Julie Bishop welcomes UN sanctions against N Korea

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Julie Bishop has welcomed new sanctions designed to punish the North Korean regime for testing a nuclear warhead in September which led to magnitude-5.3 [...]
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Kim Jong Un Wants Peace With US, With Big Strings Attached, Expert Says

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | US News | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants a peace treaty with the United States, as long as it accedes to Pyongyang’s primary goal: nuclear weapons. “What does Kim [...]
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N. Korea artillery drill targets South, Seoul unveils sanctions

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un conducted a large-scale artillery drill simulating an attack on the South Korean capital and other targets, as Seoul and Tokyo on Friday [...]
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Korea, Japan announce new sanctions on N Korea

Korea, Japan announce new sanctions on N Korea

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

South Korea and Japan on Friday announced their own fresh, unilateral sanctions on North Korea as their nuclear-armed neighbour warns of retaliation against toughened UN [...]
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Korea’s scandal-tainted Park to face impeachment vote next week

Korea’s scandal-tainted Park to face impeachment vote next week

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean opposition parties said on Friday they will hold a parliamentary impeachment vote on scandal-tainted President Park Geun-hye next week, while her own party [...]
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