Archive for October 4th, 2018

Pompeo to visit N Korea again at weekend despite negative signals

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to North Korea at the weekend for denuclearisation talks with the country’s leader Kim Jong Un, the State Department said [...]
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After 65 years of ‘armistice,’ it’s about time to end the Korean War

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Two weeks ago in Pyongyang, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a historic joint declaration in support of peace on the Korean [...]
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N Korea is believed to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, Korea says

N Korea is believed to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, Korea says

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | NBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, a top South Korean official told lawmakers Monday. Unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon’s remarks are [...]
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Pompeo to meet Kim Jong Un in fresh visit

Pompeo to meet Kim Jong Un in fresh visit

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will pay a fresh visit to North Korea on Sunday and meet leader Kim Jong Un as the administration’s hopes rise of a denuclearisation [...]
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Korea releases Russian vessel: TASS

Korea releases Russian vessel: TASS

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities have released a Russian vessel that Moscow said was being held in the South Korean port of Busan, TASS news agency quoted the Russian embassy in [...]
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Chinese armed drones now flying across Mideast battlefields

Chinese armed drones now flying across Mideast battlefields

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

High above Yemen’s rebel-held city of Hodeida, a drone controlled by Emirati forces hovered as an SUV carrying a top Shiite Houthi rebel official turned onto a small [...]
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How Beijing is trying to curb the spiralling price of death in China

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Dying can be an expensive business in China. A shortage of space in big cities and an ageing population have combined to dramatically push up the cost of laying someone to [...]
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Disappeared China star Fan ordered to pay $129m over taxes

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing took to social media for the first time in months Wednesday to apologise to fans and the Communist Party for tax evasion, shortly after news [...]
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Amid trade spat, US-China military tensions soar

Amid trade spat, US-China military tensions soar

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The bitter trade dispute between China and the US is increasingly spilling into the military domain, with a risky incident in the South China Sea highlighting the dangers of [...]
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China may face more US export restrictions over Muslim crackdown

China may face more US export restrictions over Muslim crackdown

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration is reviewing ways to clamp down on the export of US technology that China’s government could use in its surveillance and internment of minority [...]
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Australia concerned over China’s ‘aggressive tactics’ in South China Sea

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Defence minister says any intimidation in region is ‘potentially dangerous’ after ‘unsafe’ encounter with US destroyer Australia has expressed [...]
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A look at the US military’s close calls with China, Russia in the air and at sea

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

When a Chinese warship sailed 135 feet from the bow of the US Navy destroyer USS Decatur on Sundaya distance so close the American ship’s commander had to make [...]
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Why small Chinese cities like Hohhot are the future of global luxury goods consumption

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

In China, luxury goods are no longer exclusively for well-heeled city folk. In fact, the future of brands like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci and Prada may lie in smaller [...]
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Trump’s trade victories mean the White House can now ‘focus all its ire on China’

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* US President Donald Trump has notched progress in multiple trade fights, most recently striking an agreement with Canada and Mexico to replace the existing NAFTA agreement [...]
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Foreigners in China WeChat group investigated after racial slurs, Nanking massacre references

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two foreigners in China are being investigated by Shenzhen cyberpolice in Guangdong province, southeastern China, after allegedly posting anti-Chinese hate speech and slurs [...]
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