Archive for October 8th, 2018

Business Briefs 08 Oct 2018

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | | 9:16 AM

* Phuong Nam Cultural Company (PNC) will pay a cash dividend ofVND2,000 per share for 2018 in the fourth quarter of this year after seven years of no dividend for its [...]
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North Korea negotiations continue with high profile Pyongyang visit

North Korea negotiations continue with high profile Pyongyang visit

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:27 AM

Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un to discuss formal end to Korean War as North Korean-U.S. denuclearization talks stall With denuclearization talks between the U.S. and North Korea [...]
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HK press freedom in question as FT journalist denied visa

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

Hong Kong has refused to renew a work visa for the Asia news editor of the Financial Times, who is also an official of the city’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club [...]
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Taiwan pardons more than 1,200 ‘White Terror’ victims

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

Taiwan wiped the criminal records of 1,270 victims of the island’s “White Terror” purges on Friday (October 5), the first time the government has fully [...]
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Taiwan to donate $1 million to quake-hit Indonesia

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s government has decided to donate $1 million to Indonesia to support relief efforts following a devastating earthquake that struck the island of Sulawesi in [...]
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War-end declaration ‘slippery slope’ for US Korea presence: UN Command general

War-end declaration ‘slippery slope’ for US Korea presence: UN Command general

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

A declaration to end the 1950-53 Korea War could be a “slippery slope” to questioning the need for the US troop presence in South Korea, the deputy head of the UN [...]
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Pompeo doesn’t see China tensions hurting N Korea talks

Pompeo doesn’t see China tensions hurting N Korea talks

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

China will be part of the solution to the North Korean crisis, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, brushing aside the possibility that worsening US tensions [...]
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Typhoon Kong-rey to slam Korea, Japan after battering Ryukyu Islands

Typhoon Kong-rey to slam Korea, Japan after battering Ryukyu Islands

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

After battering parts of the Ryukyu Islands and South Korea, Kong-rey now has its sights set on mainland Japan into Sunday. After turning toward the north and making landfall [...]
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N Korea looks to get China, Russia on side before denuclearisation talks with US

N Korea looks to get China, Russia on side before denuclearisation talks with US

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang’s vice-foreign minister Choe Son-hui to hold talks in Beijing and Moscow, Korean Central News Agency says. North Korea will look to consolidate support for [...]
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Why Trump’s ‘get tough on China’ policy is counterproductive

Why Trump’s ‘get tough on China’ policy is counterproductive

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

Tackling the China challenge requires a strategic response. Trump’s scattershot policy will be counterproductive In recent months, Donald Trump has launched [...]
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After Pence slams China in new speech, Beijing says he’s ‘confusing right and wrong’

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

Beijing lashed out on Friday at US vice President Mike Pence after Washington’s No.2 lobbed multiple allegations at China. Pence delivered his Thursday address at [...]
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US Commerce’s Ross eyes anti-China ‘poison pill’ for new trade deals

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

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross signaled on Friday that Washington may flex its muscle with additional trading partners in order to exert pressure on China to open its [...]
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In a divided UN, China blazes quiet path to power

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

Criticised by the White House for alleged interference in US politics, China has quietly blazed a path at the United Nations where it is, little by little, becoming one of [...]
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The president of Interpol has gone missing in China

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Meng Hongwei, who leads the international police organisation, hasn’t been seen in more than a week. In what sounds like the plot of an international thriller, the head [...]
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French police investigate Interpol chief, missing on home visit to China

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

French police are investigating the disappearance of Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after travelling from France to his native China, and they have [...]
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