Archive for January 5th, 2017

Is N Korea Really Ready to Test an ICBM?

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Popularmechanics | 6:00 AM

In his annual New Years speech to the North Korean people, Kim Jong-un announced that his military was in final preparations to test an intercontinental ballistic missile. [...]
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How Trump can stop N Korea’s nuclear threats against the US

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

In their first verbal standoff, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un indicated his country is in the final stages of testing a missile with a nuclear weapon that can reach the [...]
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Korea’s Park Geun-hye Refuses to Testify in Impeachment Trial

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

South Korean President Park Geun-hye refused to testify Tuesday in the impeachment trial that will decide her future, prompting the prosecutors to question why she has [...]
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Trump Has Four Main Options for Stopping N Korean Missiles

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

Kim Jong Un became the first head of state to grab President-elect Donald Trump’s attention in 2017, after the North Korean leader said he was close to test-firing a [...]
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N Korea nuclear threat Trump’s first challenge

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

North Korea’s determined quest for a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland is the first major US foreign policy challenge of the Donald Trump era. [...]
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Fears grow Chinese bond market bubble may finally burst

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Investors are becoming increasingly concerned that the spasms in the $12.5 trillion Chinese bond market over the past few weeks display an unnerving similarity with the [...]
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China sends first freight train on 8000-mile journey to London

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

Time for a long trip along the new silk road. China sent its first freight train to London earlier this week in what is one of the world’s longest train rides. The [...]
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Trump names China critic Lighthiser as US trade representative

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

US President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday named Robert Lighthiser, an official in the Reagan administration and harsh critic of China’s trade practices, to be his [...]
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China’s Sogou Targets $5 Billion IPO to Chase Rival Baidu

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

China’s third-biggest search engine expects to hold a US initial public offering at a valuation of as much as $5 billion as it raises cash to close the gap with leader [...]
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China Says It Will Win Trump Trade War

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China will beat the US in a trade war if president-elect Donald Trump wants one. The country’s government newspaper, the People’s Daily, reported on Tuesday that [...]
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China Rebukes Factories as 24 Cities Come Under Smog ‘Red Alert’

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

China’s environmental ministry said Tuesday that an unspecified number of companies had violated measures meant to reduce smog during a period of particularly noxious [...]
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China’s Credit Engine Is Running Out of Gas

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

The People’s Bank of China faces a reckoning after revving its credit engine for years. Three conditions suggest traditional financing and shadow banking are due to [...]
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Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire

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

Other investors are wary of Brazil, but when Duke Energy wanted to sell 10 hydroelectric dams there, a Chinese utility shrugged off the country’s economic turmoil and [...]
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Global launch by Huawei of new mid-range smartphone

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

Chinese electronics giant Huawei announced a global launch of its mid-range Honor 6x smartphone which includes dual-lens camera technology and is aimed at young consumers. [...]
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Global launch by Huawei of new mid-range smartphone

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

Chinese electronics giant Huawei announced a global launch of its mid-range Honor 6x smartphone which includes dual-lens camera technology and is aimed at young consumers. [...]
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