Archive for December 20th, 2016

S. Korea begins trial of confidante of disgraced president

S. Korea begins trial of confidante of disgraced president

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

The jailed confidante of disgraced South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins a trial Monday that will explore a scandal that led to Park’s impeachment after millions [...]
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Fears of futuristic N Korea drone wars sparks South to invest in electromagnetic pulse weapons

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un is believed to have developed an army of over 310 unmanned military drones worrying his enemies across the border North Korea is building a hi-tech army of [...]
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S. Korea to keep policy stance over N.K. despite political turmoil: minister

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

South Korea will maintain its current policy stance toward North Korea and make efforts to prod the country into giving up its nuclear weapons, Seoul’s point man on [...]
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Defying skeptics, Kim Jong Un marks five years at the helm of N Korea – the world’s most repressive regime

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | National Post | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un stood on the stage in front of the stylised portraits of his father and grandfather, men he wasn’t supposed to be strong enough or cunning enough to [...]
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Kim Jong Un Ready For War? N Korea’s Long-Range Nuclear Warheads Can Hit Britain, Europe, US

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea has long-range nuclear warheads which can reach Britain, continental Europe and the United States, a South Korean government official reportedly said Saturday. [...]
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N Korea’s Military Capabilities are Better Than We Thought, Experts Warn

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s weapons and military capabilities are more dangerous than previously thought, experts say, and the country is improving them across the board. Last week, [...]
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The empty days of Korea’s impeached president

The empty days of Korea’s impeached president

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

South Korea’s presidential Blue House has been something of a family home for Park Geun-Hye, but the luxury residence has now become a place of solitary confinement for [...]
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US asks China to return naval vessel seized in South China Sea

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea Reuters South China Sea territory [...]
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Smoked! China orders 1,200 Beijing factories to cut output or shut down over pollution

Smoked! China orders 1,200 Beijing factories to cut output or shut down over pollution

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

Buildings are seen in smog on a polluted day as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing, China, December 16, 2016. Reuters Factories in Beijing are fearing a [...]
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‘Unpresidented’ Trump tweet on China sets off deluge of mockery

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

US President-elect Donald Trump got plenty of attention – but not the kind he was looking for – after a tweet calling out China for its seizure of an unmanned US [...]
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Meth gangs of China play star role in Phl drug crisis

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

It was around 10 a.m. on September 22 when the raid on the pig farm began. Accompanied by fire and sanitation officials, a police team entered the compound at the foot of the [...]
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China to return seized US drone, says Washington ‘hyping up’ incident

China to return seized US drone, says Washington ‘hyping up’ incident

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

China will return an underwater US drone seized by a naval vessel this week in the South China Sea, both countries said on Saturday, but Beijing complained that Washington [...]
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Trump aide plays down prospect of upending ‘one China’ policy

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

President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming White House chief of staff on Sunday played down the prospect that Trump would revisit Washington’s decades-old “one [...]
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China yet to return seized US underwater drone

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

China hasn’t returned a US underwater drone that its navy seized in international waters in the South China Sea last week, the Pentagon said Sunday. The incident has [...]
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Donald Trump has no idea how to run a superpower, say Chinese media

20-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Communist party-controlled Global Times says Trump ‘is not behaving as a president who will become master of the White House’ Donald Trump appears to have not a [...]
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