Archive for December 9th, 2016

Trump will reset bilateral relationship with N Korea: US researcher

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

President-elect Donald Trump will kick off his presidency by resetting bilateral relations with regional leaders, including North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, which will [...]
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N Korea touts ‘endless joy’ for people after flood recovery

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

Pyongyang claimed victory in the aftermath of a natural disaster but some residents said they are not happy with newly built homes. North Korea is touting disaster recovery [...]
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Korea’s political crisis could become a trigger for bigger change

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

Opposition lawmakers in South Korea are pressing ahead with their plan to impeach President Park Geun-hye on Friday, but the embattled leader, after saying she would resign [...]
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Leaders of S. Korea, Japan and China unlikely to hold talks this month

Leaders of S. Korea, Japan and China unlikely to hold talks this month

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

The leaders of South Korea, China and Japan are unlikely to hold their annual meeting this month, a diplomatic source said Wednesday, amid a possible impeachment against [...]
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A look at the rise and fall of Korea’s president

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

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who faces impeachment this week, rose to power with the support of conservatives enamored of the economic growth ushered in by her late [...]
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Lawmakers Must Stop Fiddling While Korea Burns

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

On Friday the National Assembly votes on whether to impeach President Park Geun-hye over a massive corruption scandal that has cost her the trust of the entire country. By [...]
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Korea worries about growing economic risks, amid impeachment push for President Park

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

South Korea’ finance ministry said on Thursday it is concerned about further risks to the economy from “domestic issues”, as parliament prepares to hold an [...]
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Korea Set to Take Final Step to Impeach President

Korea Set to Take Final Step to Impeach President

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

South Korea’s parliament was expected to introduce a motion Thursday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over influence-peddling allegations, the last procedural step [...]
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Aides to Korean ‘Rasputin’ testify to her power

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

Friends and associates of the woman at the heart of a corruption scandal engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-Hye told a hearing Wednesday her influence extended to [...]
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Impeachment Looms for Korean President Park

Impeachment Looms for Korean President Park

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

If two-thirds of the National Assembly votes to impeach embattled leader on Friday, she would hand over power to the prime minister South Korean President Park Geun-hye is [...]
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Trump picks longtime friend of Beijing as US ambassador to China

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

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next US ambassador to China, choosing a longstanding friend of Beijing after rattling the [...]
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China says fines Medtronic local unit $17.2 million for price fixing

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

A Chinese regulator has fined a local unit of US-listed medical device firm Medtronic PLC 118.5 million yuan ($17.20 million) for price fixing, the National Development and [...]
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Trump isn’t even president yet and China is already moving in on Mexico

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

China and Mexico have been friends for a long time, but after Donald Trump’s win in the US presidential elections, both countries are looking for more in their [...]
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China’s Banks Are Hiding More Than $2 Trillion in Loans

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

Accounting sleight of hand means banks don’t have to set aside capital for potential losses, sowing fears of a crisis; new apartments with no residents In 2014, the [...]
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China’s swing to exporter of global inflation gathers pace

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

The factory to the world has a new export: inflation. And it’s shipping faster than many thought possible just a few months ago. China’s weakening yuan, stimulus [...]
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