Archive for January 21st, 2017

Japan’s simulated drill of mainland-Taiwan clash angers China

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

Japan’s ‘tricks’ no obstacle to reunification: expert Japan has sparked outrage with news that its Self-Defense Forces (SDF) will carry out a simulated [...]
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Japan drill to simulate China clash with Taiwan

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Self-Defence Forces (SDF) will carry out a simulated exercise next week on the assumption that China and Taiwan are engaged in a military clash, a government [...]
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Taiwan tells Beijing to grow up over Trump ceremony row

Taiwan tells Beijing to grow up over Trump ceremony row

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

China should not be so “narrow-minded”, Taiwan said Thursday, after Beijing pressed Washington to block the island from attending Donald Trump’s [...]
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US Ambassador Leaves S. Korea Focused On Protecting US Allies

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Rachel Martin speaks with outgoing US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert. He departs at a time of domestic uncertainty and a newly emboldened North Korea. RACHEL MARTIN, [...]
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Philippine Police Chief Apologises to Korea in Killing

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Philippine national police chief apologised to South Korea on Thursday over the death of a Korean man who was arrested illegally and then slain by members of an anti-drug [...]
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Korea seeks high-level talks with US in February: source

Korea seeks high-level talks with US in February: source

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

South Korea’s foreign ministry is pushing to hold high-level talks with the United States “as soon as possible” after Donald Trump takes office and the [...]
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N. Korea likely built 2 ICBMs, placed on mobile launcher pad: Yonhap

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to have built two new intercontinental ballistic missile and mounted them on mobile launchers for test-firing in the near future, Yonhap News Agency [...]
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N Korea drug lords profiting from K-pop smuggling

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Just weeks – or even days – after a popular song or new episode of a TV show has been released in South Korea, it will be enjoyed across the border in the homes [...]
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N Korea may be readying missile test, timing unclear: US officials

N Korea may be readying missile test, timing unclear: US officials

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

The United States has seen indications that North Korea may be preparing for a new missile test-launch in the coming days or weeks, US officials said on Thursday, in what [...]
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This $223 Billion Fund manager Is Undeterred by Scandals Engulfing Korea

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

Scandals gripping South Korean corporate and political circles are making the nation’s stocks a bargain. That’s the view of ABN Amro Private Banking’s chief [...]
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S Korean murdered in Philippine police HQ: authorities

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

A South Korean businessperson kidnapped by Philippine policemen under the guise of a raid on illegal drugs was murdered at the national police headquarters in Manila, [...]
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Korea to bust fake PH arrest warrants

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

South Korea said it plans to bust fake arrest warrants served to its nationals in the Philippines after a South Korean businessperson was allegedly kidnapped and killed by [...]
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N Korea to ‘nuke’ Trump’s big day

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Couriermail | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea is “readying two intercontinental ballistic missiles” to figuratively “nuke” Donald’s Trump inauguration, it’s been reported. [...]
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N Korea places long-range nuke missiles on mobile launchers as it threatens ‘nice surprise’ for Donald Trump inauguration

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Scottish Sun | 6:00 AM

In a statement, South Korea’s Joint Chief of Staff said the reports could not be confirmed but said the military was monitoring the situation closely. However, [...]
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US sees N Korea activity signaling possible missile test-launch

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

The United States is seeing activity in North Korea that indicates a possible future ballistic missile test, although the timing of the test and range of the missile remain [...]
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