Archive for December 5th, 2016

China concerned over Taiwan content in US defense bill

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

China on Friday expressed concern that an annual US defense policy bill suggests a plan to conduct high-level military exchanges with Taiwan, the self-governed island that [...]
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Donald Trump Speaks To Taiwan’s President, Reversing Decades Of US Policys

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone Friday with Tsai Ying-wen, the president of Taiwan. The call was the first in more than 30 years between an American [...]
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Trump’s call with Taiwan president risks diplomatic dispute

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump startled foreign policy watchers Friday by speaking with the president of Taiwan, a break with more than 35 years of US policy that is likely to infuriate China. [...]
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Trump Calls Taiwan Leader in Move Likely to Offend China

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

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday by phone with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen in an unprecedented move that’s sure to provoke China, which regards the country [...]
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Chaos at protest over Taiwan holiday cuts

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Protests outside Taiwan’s parliament descended into chaos on Friday as workers angry over a proposed cut to public holidays attacked a lawmaker and threw smoke bombs. [...]
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US president-elect, in break with practise, speaks to Taiwan’s leader

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

US President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, a transition team spokeswoman said, in a move likely to infuriate China and [...]
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Trump speaks with Taiwan’s president, risking China tensions

Trump speaks with Taiwan’s president, risking China tensions

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

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. It is highly unusual, probably unprecedented, for a US [...]
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Why Korea bounces back from every crisis

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

SOUTH Korea is simply amazing. It was lagging behind Malaysia in many ways – from sports to the economy. On top of that, it had to constantly deal with a nagging [...]
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IU President McRobbie leading delegation to Korea and China

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Iu.edu | 6:00 AM

Beginning today, Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie is leading a delegation to South Korea and China, where he will deliver opening remarks at a US-Chinese [...]
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What does Park impeachment bill say?

What does Park impeachment bill say?

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:00 AM

The presidential impeachment bill, finalised by opposition parties for a plenary vote next Friday, listed several charges against President Park Geun-hye. Should the motion [...]
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Korea falls deeper into quagmire

Korea falls deeper into quagmire

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun Hye’s announcement on Tuesday that she is prepared to leave office was to be expected given the circumstances, which were bizarre even [...]
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Court allows protesters to march to 100 meters from presidential office

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Koreatimes | 6:00 AM

Anti-President protesters will be able to march to within 100 meters of the presidential office on Saturday, the closest ever since citizens first took to Seoul’s [...]
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Is Trump really ready for the unpredictable N Korea?

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Chicagotribune | 6:00 AM

When Donald Trump first strides into the Oval Office as president, his perfect day is likely to be ruined by a file marked “North Korea.” Trump’s (first? [...]
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What President Trump could mean for N Korea

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

As the world adjusts to America’s newest commander in chief, uncertainties about what policies President-elect Donald Trump will pursue – toward North Korea in [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un Tells Troops ‘Wipe Out Korea’: Will Seoul And Pyongyang Go To War?

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IB times | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un instructed North Korean troops to “wipe out South Korea” in the latest sign of aggression from North Korea’s supreme leader. Kim’s remarks [...]
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