Archive for September 18th, 2018

Taiwan President calls on public to confront fake news

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

Tsai Ing-wen implores the public to fact-check, call out fake news Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on the people of Taiwan to review news before accepting it as fact, [...]
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Taiwan vows closer climate, trade cooperation with Saint Kitts and Nevis

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

Taiwan has assisted the Caribbean nation in enhancing agricultural resilience President Tsai Ing-wen pledged broader cooperation with The Federation of Saint Christopher and [...]
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Taiwan officials in New York on United Nations charm offensive

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

Taiwan is launching a fresh charm offensive in its bid to rejoin the United Nations, or at least its agencies, amid sour China-US relations and growing concerns over Chinese [...]
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Taiwan public opinion: 23pct for maintaining status quo, 36pct for de jure independence

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:00 AM

Percentage of respondents anticipating political integration with China was reported at 26 percent, an increase of 11 percent since 2016 The Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation [...]
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Shocking video shows pastor beating followers of Korean cult

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

Footage also appears to show family members forced to assault each other during Grace Road Church meetings Shocking footage showing a South Korean pastor beating her [...]
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US calls urgent UN Security Council meeting on N Korea sanctions violations

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

The United States has called for an “urgent” meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Monday to address recent efforts by “some member['s]” [...]
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Trump could still get the Nobel Peace Prize for N Korean denuclearisation Here’s how

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

The leaders of North and South Korea will hold a three-day summit beginning Tuesday in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, accompanied by several hundred officials from [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon wants ‘heart-to-heart’ summit talks with Kim

S. Korea’s Moon wants ‘heart-to-heart’ summit talks with Kim

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that he will push for “irreversible, permanent peace,” and for better dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington, [...]
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Korean border railway station represents staging post on journey to peace

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

“We want to be back on track.” A sign on the platform at the dead-end railway station, near the southern side of the heavily fortified border between the two [...]
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Korea’s Iranian crude oil imports plunge 86.5pct on year in Aug

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | SP Global | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s crude oil imports from Iran plunged 86.5 percent in August from a year earlier due to pending re-imposition of US sanctions on Tehran, according to [...]
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Washington set to replace US military commander in S. Korea

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

Washington is set to replace the commander of US forces in South Korea amid a rapid diplomatic thaw on the peninsula, even as denuclearisation of the North stalls. The US [...]
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‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: N Koreans envisage unification ahead of summit

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: N Koreans envisage unification ahead of summit

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

Sixteen-year-old Ri Jin Ryong, a member of North Korea’s paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guards militia, says he has one message for South Koreans if the two countries [...]
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Denuclearisation to top Moon’s Pyongyang agenda

Denuclearisation to top Moon’s Pyongyang agenda

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

Denuclearisation will be high on the agenda for this week’s inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday on the eve of his third [...]
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Kim Jong-un to hold bilateral meeting with Korean President this week

Kim Jong-un to hold bilateral meeting with Korean President this week

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for bilateral talks later this week, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap. [...]
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Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser Liu He meets pro-market liberals as debate over China’s future direction rages

Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser Liu He meets pro-market liberals as debate over China’s future direction rages

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser, vice-premier Liu He, has met a group of pro-reform economists in a show of support for a liberal vision of the [...]
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