Archive for December 26th, 2016

Korea, Russia agree to work together to enforce UN sanctions on NK

Korea, Russia agree to work together to enforce UN sanctions on NK

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

South Korea and Russia agreed Friday to work closely together to enforce UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea as the two countries held high-level strategic talks in [...]
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Exclusive: Former Official Details N Korean Diplomacy In 2016

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

Kim Jong-un recently gave orders to “strengthen diplomatic ties with non-aligned nations” according to a document received recently from an interested government [...]
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WW3 fears: N Korea threatens ‘imminent war’ on West

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Dailystar | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang hit out after crippling sanctions was slapped on leader Kim Jong-un and his cronies by the UN. The West imposed sanctions on North Korea’s mineral exports [...]
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Xi’s dream may become a nightmare

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Taipeitimes | 6:00 AM

If the situation in the Taiwan Strait destabilises it would result in Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “China dream” turning into “an horrific [...]
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China tense about Trump’s ‘complex game’ of mending fences with Russia

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Timesofindia | 6:00 AM

China is getting increasingly worried about the possibility of a thaw in the relationship between the United States and Russia after president-elect Donald Trump takes office [...]
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Chinese newspaper criticises Trump’s choice of UC Irvine professor Peter Navarro as new trade advisor

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | LAtimes | 6:00 AM

hinese state newspaper on Friday accused a trade advisor picked by President-elect Donald Trump of “anti-China alarmism” and warned both sides would suffer if [...]
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FBI probes FDIC hack linked to China’s military: Sources

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The FBI is investigating how hackers infiltrated computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for several years beginning in 2010 in a breach senior FDIC officials [...]
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President Xi Open to Growth in China Falling Below 6.5pct

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

President Xi Jinping isn’t wedded to China’s 6.5 percent economic growth objective due to concerns about rising debt and an uncertain global environment after [...]
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China fines GM venture $29m for monopolistic pricing: state TV

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

China will fine US automaker general Motors Co’s (GM.N) joint venture 201 million yuan ($29 million) for monopolistic pricing, state television reported on Friday, [...]
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China reports first two human deaths from bird flu this winter

China reports first two human deaths from bird flu this winter

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

Two people in China’s Anhui province have died from H7N9 bird flu, the first fatalities in China among this winter’s cases, while Macau reported its first human [...]
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China to require tougher new vehicle emission standards for 2020

China to require tougher new vehicle emission standards for 2020

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

China will require all light vehicles to adhere to tougher new “China VI” emission standards by the middle of 2020, according to a notice published by environment [...]
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Former Korean ‘comfort women’ to get financial reparations from Japan

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

Under a deal struck between Japan and South Korea last year, 34 former Korean “comfort women” who were sex slaves for Japanese soldiers in World War II will [...]
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Why Japan is hell-bent on saving the Trans-Pacific Partnership

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The globeand mail | 6:00 AM

When Japan recently rushed to become the first country to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, it did so in part to pressure fence-sitters such as Canada to fall in line. [...]
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34 former ‘comfort women’ to accept Japan-ROK deal

26-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nhk | 6:00 AM

A South Korean foundation says 34 out of those referred to as comfort women have expressed their intention to accept a programme it launched to support them. The [...]
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Huge crowds cheer Japan emperor on 83rd birthday

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

The biggest crowds of his nearly three-decade reign thronged Japan’s Imperial Palace on Friday to celebrate Emperor Akihito’s 83rd birthday on what could be his [...]
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