Archive for September 26th, 2018

Seoul proposes removing all weapons from border ‘truce village’

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

South Korea has proposed that all weapons be removed from the Joint Security Area, the sector around the truce village of Panmunjom in the centre of the Demilitarised Zone [...]
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Portraits of a dynasty: N Korea’s ever-present Kims

Portraits of a dynasty: N Korea’s ever-present Kims

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

One of the first things any traveller to North Korea notices is a huge portrait of Kim Il Sung, pictured in front of an airplane and workers alongside the road as you drive [...]
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Trump praises Kim Jong-un as ‘terrific’ and pledges to hold second summit

Trump praises Kim Jong-un as ‘terrific’ and pledges to hold second summit

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump, the US president, has praised Kim Jong-un for being “very open and terrific” and said he expects to hold a second summit with the North Korean [...]
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How and when to end the Korean War

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Not long ago, rumours ran wild that last week’s summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un would pave the way for a peace [...]
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Trump says expects announcement of new summit with N Korea’s Kim ‘pretty soon’

Trump says expects announcement of new summit with N Korea’s Kim ‘pretty soon’

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

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to be announced “pretty soon” but that the location had [...]
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After N. Korea, Trump targets Iran with ‘maximum pressure’

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

One year after mobilising the international community against North Korea, Donald Trump is trying to force another arch enemy to the negotiating table by targeting Iran with [...]
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Ford executive says may boost production in China to avoid tariffs

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

Ford is looking at speeding up plans to build more Lincoln models in Chinese plants amid the growing trade war with the United States that has made US exports less [...]
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Chinese admiral cancels meeting with US counterpart amid tensions

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

China’s top naval officer canceled a visit to the US to meet with his American counterpart less than 48 hours before the meeting was scheduled to occur, according to [...]
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Britain should respect Chinese territory in South China Sea, Wang Yi tells Jeremy Hunt

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

China has asked Britain to respect its territorial integrity and not to risk the trust between the two nations after a British warship conducted a freedom-of-navigation [...]
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Chinese woman arrested trying to buy a baby over the internet

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

A woman has been arrested in eastern China trying to buy a baby over the internet, according to a Chinese media report. The 43-year-old woman from Chizhou in Anhui province [...]
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China congratulates new Maldives president on election win

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

China on Tuesday called for “continuity and stability” in the Maldives after Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the leader of an opposition that has vowed to review Chinese [...]
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China official says talks impossible with ‘US holding knife’

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

China cannot hold talks with Washington on ending their escalating trade dispute while the United States “holds a knife” to Beijing’s neck by imposing [...]
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China hopes Britain doesn’t take sides, respects South China Sea sovereignty

China hopes Britain doesn’t take sides, respects South China Sea sovereignty

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

China hopes that Britain can stand by its position of not taking sides in the South China Sea and earnestly respect China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the [...]
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US’ Mattis looks for ‘way ahead’ after China scraps military talks

US’ Mattis looks for ‘way ahead’ after China scraps military talks

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

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday he was seeking a way ahead for military ties with China after Beijing postponed military talks in protest at last week’s [...]
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China reveals its new party line: We’re trying to save the world from the US

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* China accused the US of “trade bullyism practices” that have become “the greatest source of uncertainty and risk for the recovery of the global [...]
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