Archive for January 4th, 2017

Korea Halts Some Nissan, BMW Models’ Sales in Emissions Probe

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea banned the sale of 10 models built by Nissan Motor Co., BMW AG and Volkswagen AG’s Porsche after an investigation found the automakers fabricated documents [...]
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Daughter of Park Geun-hye’s Confidante Arrested in Denmark, Korea Prosecutors Say

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that the daughter of the confidante of impeached President Park Geun-hye has been arrested in Denmark, and that authorities were working [...]
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Daughter of Korean leader’s friend arrested in Denmark amid graft probe

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Danish police have arrested the daughter of South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s friend, Choi Soon-sil, who is at the centre of an influence-peddling scandal that has [...]
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Trump on N Korea ICBM: ‘It won’t happen!’

Trump on N Korea ICBM: ‘It won’t happen!’

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday that North Korea would not complete a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States, vowing on Twitter: “It [...]
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Boxed into a corner? Donald Trump’s limited options on N Korea

Boxed into a corner? Donald Trump’s limited options on N Korea

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump has made a bold bet on North Korea, saying the secretive country won’t test an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the [...]
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No N. Korea missile will be capable of reaching US: Trump

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter again on Monday evening to promise North Korea would not develop a nuclear missile capable of reaching US territory. His comments [...]
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The Latest: China calls Trump remarks on NKorea ‘pandering’

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 10:45 p.m. A state-run Chinese tabloid says Donald Trump is “pandering to ‘irresponsible’ [...]
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Korea pushes for extradition of daughter of President Park’s friend

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities said on Tuesday they will proceed with steps to extradite Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of a central figure in a South Korean political scandal that has [...]
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Korea seeks extradition from Denmark of daughter of Park’s friend

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities said on Tuesday they will proceed with steps to extradite Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of a central figure in a South Korean political scandal that has [...]
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S. Korea mulls measures against China’s THAAD retaliation: foreign minister

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top diplomat said Monday the government is mulling countermeasures to deal with China’s recent curbs on Korean businesses and cultural products in [...]
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Korea considers ‘measures’ as China blocks charter flights

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s government and airline companies will meet on Tuesday to discuss China’s rejection of applications by Korean carriers to add charter flights between [...]
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Why Donald Trump should make N Korea a top priority

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Obama administration’s failed policy of “strategic patience” toward Pyongyang contributed to the rapid development of North Korea’s arsenal of [...]
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As Scandal Roils Korea, Fingers Point to Mixing of Politics and Business

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The heir apparent to the Samsung empire, Jay Y. Lee, was trying to push through a corporate merger seen as critical to his plans to succeed his father as chair. For months, [...]
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Trump says China ‘won’t help’ with N Korea

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump criticised China on Monday, saying it had benefited from its economic ties with the United States but would not help control North Korea. [...]
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The Taiwanese see themselves as Taiwanese, not as Chinese

The Taiwanese see themselves as Taiwanese, not as Chinese

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

On December 2, President-elect Donald Trump startled observers when, departing from protocol, he took a phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. Trump has suggested [...]
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