Archive for September 6th, 2018

Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian calls for island to vote on whether it wants to be part of China

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s disgraced former president Chen Shui-bian has called for a referendum on whether the self-ruled island wants to be a part of China. Chen, whose comments were [...]
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Taiwan activists call for equal marriage rights for same-sex unions

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Activists submitted the signatures of almost one million Taiwan citizens to the island’s election commission calling for questions on two gay rights issues to be put up [...]
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Taiwanese suspect posted Instagram photo of bloody finger on night Canadian English teacher murdered

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese suspected accomplice in murder of Canadian English teacher posted Instagram photo of bloody finger on night of killing The Taiwanese-Canadian man who is suspected [...]
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Taiwan proposes NT$1.5 billion in budget to counter Chinese hacking

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese cabinet level agencies came under 230,000 cyber attacks in 2018 An amount of over NT$1.5 billion (US$48.36 million) has been earmarked to strengthen Taiwan’s [...]
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Korean arrives in N Korea to set up summit

Korean arrives in N Korea to set up summit

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean presidential delegation met with North Korean officials Wednesday for talks to arrange a summit planned later this month and help rescue faltering nuclear [...]
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Over $8 Million Lost by 2,600 Investors in Korea’s ‘Treasure Ship’ ICO

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Millions of dollars are estimated to have been sunk by investors seeking a piece of the ‘Russian treasure ship’ ICO fronted by a South Korean [...]
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Korea Internet and Security Agency to Double Blockchain Project Budget in 2019

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Coin Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA), a sub-organisation of the South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT, has announced plans to expand public blockchain pilot [...]
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Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearisation talks

Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearisation talks

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean envoys held talks in North Korea on Wednesday to finalise details on a third North-South summit to be held this month amid stalled talks on denuclearisation [...]
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Top Korean envoy in Pyongyang amid nuclear deadlock

Top Korean envoy in Pyongyang amid nuclear deadlock

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A high-level South Korean delegation met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Wednesday, as Seoul plans a new summit with the North Korean leader to break a deadlock in [...]
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N Korean parade a tricky prelude to inter-Korean summit

N Korean parade a tricky prelude to inter-Korean summit

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As North Korea prepares for a massive parade Sunday featuring thousands of goose-stepping soldiers and lots of scary-looking missiles, some potentially capable of reaching [...]
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China defends plans to spend $60bn in Africa over three years

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Beijing’s investments in the developing world are coming under increasing scrutiny Chinese officials have been forced to defend plans to spend as much as $60bn (GBP [...]
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Was spy equipment to blame for US diplomats’ mystery illnesses in China and Cuba?

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The mystery illness afflicting American diplomats in Cuba and China could be a side effect of bugging or surveillance rather than a sonic weapon attack, according to a US [...]
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Malaysia’s new government is pushing back against China

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Mahathir Mohamad, once a loyal friend to China, is now leading the resistance against Chinese domination in the region. The electoral tsunami that ended the 60-year reign of [...]
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China’s New Threat Against Trump Has Some US Farmers Nervous

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

In recent years, the annual meeting of the US soybean export group has been a celebratory affair complete with a grand signing ceremony during which attendees committed to [...]
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China shakes up old order of Western donors with surge in aid to Africa

China shakes up old order of Western donors with surge in aid to Africa

06-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s surge in financial support to Africa has upended the established order of global aid led by the United States, and other countries such as Japan and India are [...]
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