Archive for September 8th, 2018

Taiwan ready to assist Japan with post-quake relief work

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is ready to assist Japan with search and rescue efforts after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocked Hokkaido causing landslides that engulfed houses early Thursday, [...]
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Taiwanese airlines cancel flights to Hokkaido due to quake

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwanese carriers announced Thursday that flights to Hokkaido will be canceled the following day as the airport remains closed following an earthquake that rocked the area [...]
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Gambia president tells China previous Taiwan ties a ‘huge mistake’

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

AFP NewsGambian President Adama Barrow told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that his country’s previous ties with self-ruled Taiwan had been a “huge [...]
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N Korea’s founding anniversary a chance for Kim to raise cash, project new image

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

North Korea’s celebrations marking its 70th anniversary on Sunday are expected to showcase a country that has secured a nuclear arsenal and is now focusing on [...]
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US envoy for N Korea to visit Korea, China, Japan

US envoy for N Korea to visit Korea, China, Japan

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The newly appointed US special envoy for North Korea will make his first diplomatic trip abroad next week in the Trump administration’s latest effort to press for [...]
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US charges regime-linked N Korean in WannaCry, Sony hacks

US charges regime-linked N Korean in WannaCry, Sony hacks

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US charged a North Korean programmer Thursday with some of the most dramatic global hacking cases of recent years, alleging they were carried out on behalf of the regime [...]
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SKorea’s Moon wants ‘irrevocable’ progress on nuke diplomacy

SKorea’s Moon wants ‘irrevocable’ progress on nuke diplomacy

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday that he is pushing for “irrevocable progress” in efforts to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons by the end of [...]
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Australia, New Zealand deploy aircraft to Japan to help enforce N Korea sanctions

Australia, New Zealand deploy aircraft to Japan to help enforce N Korea sanctions

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

Australia and New Zealand said on Friday their governments were deploying three maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to assist with efforts to enforce United Nations sanctions [...]
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Trump signals nuclear talks with N Korea still alive

Trump signals nuclear talks with N Korea still alive

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump pledged Thursday to complete a deal on denuclearising the Korean peninsula together with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, signaling that [...]
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Flooding kills dozens in N Korea, thousands left homeless: Red Cross

Flooding kills dozens in N Korea, thousands left homeless: Red Cross

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

Severe flooding in North Korea has killed at least 76 people with nearly the same number missing and thousands left homeless by the destruction, the International Federation [...]
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State data to be used to limit child gamers in China

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese technology giant Tencent is introducing tough new rules to identify under-age gamers, amid a crackdown on gaming addiction in the country. From mid-September it will [...]
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Why Donald Trump and the trade war aren’t enough to stop Chinese students coming to America

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

Yifan Zhang, a Shanghai native, recently enjoyed her first taste of American life by spending the day trekking through the woodlands of rural New York state near the liberal [...]
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Chinese vernacular students down 110,000 since 2008

08-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

National-type Chinese school (SJKCs) pupils are now 110,000 fewer than 10 years ago, reaching a new low for the period and coinciding with an overall decline in the [...]
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China protests after British warship sails close to disputed Paracel Islands

China protests after British warship sails close to disputed Paracel Islands

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

Beijing on Thursday protested against Britain’s move to send a warship close to islands it claims in the South China Sea, calling it a “provocative action” [...]
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Collaboration key to solving China-fuelled opioid epidemic, US officials say

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

United States law enforcement officials reaffirmed the Trump administration’s contention on Thursday that synthetic opioids produced in China are fuelling an opioid [...]
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