Archive for September 13th, 2018

New joint liaison office will ‘advance inter-Korean relations’

New joint liaison office will ‘advance inter-Korean relations’

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

North and South Korea will open a joint liaison office this week to improve cross-border communications and exchanges, Seoul said Wednesday. The office is a significant move [...]
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Korean War remains identified as US troops, Mattis says

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

Some Korean War remains obtained from North Korea have been identified as US service members, Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed Tuesday. “We have identified a [...]
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Korea students gain weight ‘to dodge military service’

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

Twelve inventive South Korean college students deliberately made themselves overweight to dodge mandatory military service, a branch of the armed forces in Seoul said Tuesday [...]
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Report: Chinese building projects narrowing economic gaps

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

Chinese-financed railways and other projects in Africa and Asia are helping to reduce economic inequality between regions in the countries where they are built, a group of [...]
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China firm says seeking reparations for axed pipeline projects

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

China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co. will negotiate with Malaysia for reasonable compensation over three projects cancelled by the government here. The firm said in a [...]
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China urges US to ‘abandon prejudice’ over Xinjiang

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

China urged the United States on Wednesday to abandon its “prejudice” over Xinjiang, as the Trump administration considers sanctions against Chinese officials and [...]
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China firm says seeking reparations for axed pipeline projects

China firm says seeking reparations for axed pipeline projects

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

China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co. will negotiate with Malaysia for reasonable compensation over three projects cancelled by the government here. The firm said in a [...]
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Chinese doctors pull 10cm live worm from grilled food lover’s brain

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

Doctors in southeast China have extracted a 10cm live worm from the brain of a grilled food lover. The parasite was discovered by specialists at the leading hospital in [...]
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Forest City developer insists buyers come from all over, not just China

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

The developer of the controversial Forest City development in Johor, Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd (CGPV), insisted today that its customers come from diverse [...]
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China warns of ‘serious hazard’ of protectionism at WEF meeting

China warns of ‘serious hazard’ of protectionism at WEF meeting

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

China warned Wednesday that protectionism poses a “serious hazard” to growth and cautioned “individual countries” against isolationism, in a veiled [...]
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China’s small farmers pose huge challenge in swine fever battle

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

Even after 14 outbreaks of African swine fever across China in just over a month, pig farmer Wang Wu does not believe the threat to his livelihood is real. “I heard [...]
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US-China trade spat looms over regional WEF meeting

US-China trade spat looms over regional WEF meeting

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

Threats by US President Donald Trump to slap more punishing tariffs on Chinese goods are set to dominate a meeting of Asian business bigwigs and leaders that opens Wednesday [...]
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Tencent under pressure to step up its game as regulatory restrictions bite

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

Tencent Holdings, which has lost some $200 billion in market value this year, is facing fresh criticism from analysts and investors unnerved by regulatory roadblocks, a fuzzy [...]
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Japan PM Abe says arranging visit to China next month

Japan PM Abe says arranging visit to China next month

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in Vladivostok after meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping, said on Wednesday they had agreed to work towards an October visit by him [...]
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China vice premier says protectionism poses ‘serious hazard’ to global economy

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

Chinese vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Wednesday called for a rejection of protectionism and said unilateral trade policies by some countries posed a “most serious [...]
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