Archive for October 18th, 2018

Bodies of five Korean mountaineers brought home

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

The bodies of five South Korean climbers killed in one of Nepal’s deadliest mountaineering accidents of recent years were returned home on Wednesday. The South Koreans, [...]
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Theresa May expected to reject Seoul’s request to relax sanctions on N Korea

Theresa May expected to reject Seoul’s request to relax sanctions on N Korea

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Theresa May is expected to rebuff a request from Moon Jae-in, the South Korean president, for Britain to relax sanctions on Pyongyang when the two leaders hold talks at the [...]
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China Fines Vaccine Maker Over $1 Billion After Faulty Rabies Inoculation

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A Chinese vaccine manufacturer has been slapped with a $1.3 billion penalty and had its license revoked after it was found to have distributed thousands of faulty rabies [...]
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India, China to sign internal security cooperation agreement on October 22

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

For the first time, India and China will sign an internal security cooperation agreement next week, marking a new beginning in bilateral relations, officials said Tuesday. [...]
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China’s Dabeinong reports suspected African swine fever case on related farm: media

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

One of China’s top animal feed producers said on Tuesday an affiliated firm has culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever, according to a [...]
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China Treasury holdings at their lowest in 14 months

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

* China’s holdings of US Treasury securities reached a 14-month low in August, as trade friction picked up, but market pros said it is unlikely to be related. * China [...]
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China to launch ‘artificial moon’ into SPACE to replace STREET LIGHTS

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

CHINA is set to launch an artificial moon into space in 2020 with the aim to replace street lights, as the communist country’s space programme becomes increasingly more [...]
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China test-fires its own supersonic BrahMos missile

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

A Chinese mining company has claimed to have successfully test-fired a supersonic missile, touted as a potential competitor to Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos missile, [...]
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China steps closer to banning home presales, sending a chill among domestic developers

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

Chinese property developers have been invited to give their input on a controversial proposal that would prohibit sales of flats before they are finished, potentially [...]
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China won’t allow gambling or horse-racing in Hainan paper

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

China will not allow gambling or horse-racing in the southern province of Hainan, a newspaper controlled by the provincial government reported on Wednesday, citing comments [...]
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China breaks silence on Muslim detention camps, calling them ‘humane’

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

Under mounting international criticism, China has given its most extensive defense yet of its sweeping campaign to detain and indoctrinate Muslims, with a senior official [...]
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China admits to locking up Uyghurs, but defends Xinjiang crackdown

China admits to locking up Uyghurs, but defends Xinjiang crackdown

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

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of “re-education camps” [...]
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China’s economic growth slows in Q3: AFP poll

China’s economic growth slows in Q3: AFP poll

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

China’s growth downshifted in the third quarter as investment slowed and the widening trade conflict with the United States weighed on sentiment, according to analysts [...]
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Chinese electric car makers, nurtured by state, now look for way out of glut

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

Humming away in an industrial estate in the eastern Chinese resort city of Hangzhou, electric vehicle designer Automagic is one of hundreds of companies looking to ride the [...]
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China fines pharma firm $1.3 billion in vaccine scandal

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

Chinese authorities have slapped penalties totalling a whopping $1.3 billion on a pharmaceutical company over a vaccine scandal that fuelled public fears of domestically-made [...]
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