Archive for December 5th, 2016

Canadian company captures rare images of N Korea using International Space Station camera

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

Video clips released by UrtheCast show the movement of traffic in Pyongyang and even a group of unsuspecting North Koreans walking through the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, [...]
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‘Nobody Likes It’: The Price of Researching N Korean Human Rights

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

This is probably not the best moment to talk about North Korean human rights, now that even Trump-related news has been getting competition: South Koreans have emphatically [...]
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Korea can offer roadmap to cashless Asia

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

South Korea’s dislike of cash is now official. The country wants to go coinless by 2020. For one of the most wired nations in the world where electronic payments are [...]
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Chinese companies and banks in danger of being blacklisted

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

The United States has warned China it will blacklist Chinese companies and banks that do illicit business with North Korea if Beijing fails to enforce UN sanctions against [...]
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US blacklists NKorea companies, officials after nuke test

US blacklists NKorea companies, officials after nuke test

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

The United States blacklisted 23 North Korean companies and officials Friday, notably flag carrier Air Koryo, in response to the country’s September 9 nuclear test. It [...]
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Obama set to block Aixtron sale to Chinese fund – Bloomberg

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

US President Barack Obama is poised to block the sale of German chip equipment maker Aixtron to China’s Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC), Bloomberg reported, [...]
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China urges US to abide by WTO anti-dumping agreement

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

China on Friday urged the United States to abandon a surrogate country approach it uses to calculate anti-dumping measures against Chinese exports, as a related clause in [...]
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Obama bars China’s Fujian from buying Aixtron’s US business

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

President Barack Obama blocked a Chinese investment fund from acquiring the US business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron (AIXGn.DE) because the deal posed a [...]
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Malaysia’s central bank announces new measures to boost onshore liquidity

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

Malaysia’s central bank announced new measures on Friday to encourage more domestic trade of the ringgit, as it looks to stem the currency’s recent slide against [...]
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China must ‘walk the talk’ on trade: former WTO chief

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

Beijing’s pledges to pursue trade liberalisation in the face of a potentially more protectionist US under Donald Trump meant it was time for China to “walk the [...]
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China coal mine blast kills 21: report

China coal mine blast kills 21: report

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

An explosion at a coal mine in northeast China has killed 21 people, with rescuers attempting to reach the sole survivor after three days trapped underground, state media [...]
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Obama bars China’s Fujian from buying Aixtron’s US business

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

President Barack Obama blocked a Chinese investment fund from acquiring the US business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron because the deal posed a risk to [...]
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White House reaffirms ‘One China’ policy after Trump calls Taiwan leader

White House reaffirms ‘One China’ policy after Trump calls Taiwan leader

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

The White House reaffirmed Friday its backing for the policy that recognises Beijing as the sole government of “One China” after President-elect Donald Trump [...]
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Proof That China Is A Currency Manipulator As Donald Trump Says – So, Subsidise Imports From China

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

Donald Trump, and to be fair some others, have been telling us for a long time that China is a currency manipulator. And it would appear that The Donald, now President-elect, [...]
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Full-Size Replica Of The Titanic Is Under Construction In China

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

A shipbuilder in China has started work on a full-scale replica of the Titanic, the doomed ship that hit an iceberg and sunk on its maiden voyage in 1912. Construction on the [...]
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