Archive for December 7th, 2016

Ex-US officials view Tsai’s call to Trump as positive development

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (???) congratulatory phone call to United States President-elect Donald Trump last week has been described by two former US officials as [...]
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America’s overreaction to Trump’s Taiwan call is dangerous

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

Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has elicited a predictable response from the commentariat: shock and dismay because Trump allegedly [...]
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Former Obama national security adviser says Trump call with Taiwan ‘didn’t bother me’

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

President Obama’s former national security adviser said Monday that President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call with the president of Taiwan should not be seen as a [...]
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Trump’s Call with Taiwan: A Diplomatic Gaffe or a New Start?

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald J. Trump’s motives for his unorthodox call with the leader of Taiwan remain mysterious, but some Republicans are hailing his improvisational [...]
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Taiwan urges calm from China after Trump call

Taiwan urges calm from China after Trump call

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

Taiwan urged China to stay calm after the Taiwanese leader’s unprecedented phone call to US President-elect Donald Trump angered Beijing, as residents and analysts in [...]
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Trump Call Gauged Positively, but Cautiously, in Taiwan

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

What a difference a phone call makes. In Taiwan – rendered nearly invisible in global affairs by decades of accommodation to Chinese pressure – the reaction to [...]
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Trump’s Taiwan call, tweets point to flashpoints with China

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

Donald Trump’s unprecedented phone conversation with Taiwan’s president and tweets criticising China point to the possibility of major friction between the [...]
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N Korea ‘build secret INVASION TUNNELS’ to attack Korea with 30,000 soldiers

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

DEVASTATING underground invasion tunnels have been found coming from North Korea, fuelling further fears Kim Jong-un is ready to strike out from his warmongering nation. [...]
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Inside the N Korean tunnels designed to move 30,000 troops beneath its border with Korea

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea has dug tunnels underground, giving Kim Jong-un the ability to send 30,000 troops an hour beneath his country’s border with South Korea for a stealth [...]
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No more compensation for Note 7 in Korea: Samsung

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

Following the filing of a class action lawsuit by ex-Galaxy Note 7 users, Samsung has replied that there will be no more compensation for them besides what was offered [...]
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Ban Ki-moon laments lack of governance in Korea

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about the lack of governance in Korea in the wake of the corruption scandal surrounding President Park Geun-hye and her [...]
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N Korea banning train travel until February, report says

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Transportation continues to be compromised after a flood earlier this year. North Korea is banning train travel due to a “railroad crisis” in the aftermath of [...]
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Military intranet hacked by N Korea

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday confirmed that the military’s intranet had been hacked in what appears to be a North Korean attack, marking its [...]
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Top Five Sightings from the Anti-Park Geun-hye Protests

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

In the sixth straight weekend of rallies in South Korea, a record number of protesters gathered in Seoul and across the nation Saturday, calling for the ouster of president [...]
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Korea’s corporate chiefs deny seeking favours for donations during parliament hearing

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

South Korean corporate chiefs told a parliamentary panel on Tuesday (December 6) that they were not seeking favours when they made contributions to two foundations at the [...]
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