Archive for September 28th, 2018

US-Taiwan Business Council hails US arms sale decision

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

The US-Taiwan Business Council on Tuesday welcomed Washington’s announcement of a planned $330 million arms sale to Taiwan, saying the proposed deal appears to move [...]
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44pct of Taiwan’s tap water has microplastics: EPA

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

EPA study finds 44 percent of Taiwan’s tap water contains microplastics The results of a study on microplastics in water in Taiwan found that 44 percent of tap water [...]
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Taiwan bulldozes illegal communist shrine at Buddhist temple

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

A Buddhist temple in Taiwan that had been turned into a base to promote Chinese communism and cross-strait unification is being demolished by local authorities. Wei Ming-jen, [...]
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US backs Taiwan’s full Apec membership: US official

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

The United States has always been supportive of Taiwan’s full membership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) and is making sure its membership will not be [...]
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Taiwan’s full participation is key to the success of UN’s sustainable development goals

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

As Taiwan firmly pursues its goal of being a responsible stakeholder in the international arena, China continues its patently political attempts to throw up roadblocks at [...]
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Taiwan ranks No.12 in the global list of free economies: Fraser Institute

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

Hong Kong remains at No.1 but could be threatened by Chinese interference Taiwan ranks No.12 in the global list of free economies, with Hong Kong as the world leader and [...]
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New Korea trade deal protects agricultural interests

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Capital Press | 6:00 AM

Agricultural groups are pleased with the gains in the renegotiated U.S-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement. With $6.9 billion in agricultural exports to South Korea [...]
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Korea at UN urges world to ‘respond positively’ to N Korea

Korea at UN urges world to ‘respond positively’ to N Korea

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday urged world governments to encourage North Korea to advance toward denuclearisation by “responding positively” to [...]
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US’s Pompeo to visit N Korea next month: US statement

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Pyongyang next month to discuss North Korean denuclearisation efforts ahead of a planned second summit between North Korean [...]
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Top US diplomat to return to N. Korea as Trump hails Kim

Top US diplomat to return to N. Korea as Trump hails Kim

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday agreed to return to North Korea next month to push forward denuclearisation talks as President Donald Trump predicted [...]
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Trump says he will not get into a ‘time game’ for N Korea to denuclearise

Trump says he will not get into a ‘time game’ for N Korea to denuclearise

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

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to get into a “time game” in terms of setting deadlines for North Korea to denuclearise. [...]
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Pompeo to tout N. Korea ties upturn at Security Council

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

America’s top diplomat will brief the UN Security Council Thursday on fast-moving North Korea denuclearisation efforts while still seeking to convince world powers that [...]
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N Korea media demands ‘compensation’ from Japan

N Korea media demands ‘compensation’ from Japan

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | 9news | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s state media has demanded that Japan pay compensation for its colonisation of Korea between 1910 and 1945, Yonhap news agency reports. Japan would not be [...]
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Korea’s quiet #MeToo trailblazer embraces tough fight

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

The woman who started South Korea’s #MeToo movement has a shy demeanour and a whispery voice, but Seo Ji-hyun’s actions have had a resounding impact on the lives [...]
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Trump sees no time frame for N Korea deal, second summit coming

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

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not have a time frame for North Korea to denuclearise just as his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, plans to visit Pyongyang [...]
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