Archive for October 23rd, 2018

Korea says fighter jet deal with Indonesia is on track, despite $200 million unpaid

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

South Korea said on Monday a project to develop a fighter jet with Indonesia was on track, and it will negotiate a way for Indonesia to pay its contribution, of which about [...]
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2 Koreas, US-led UN Command meet again at Koreas’ border

2 Koreas, US-led UN Command meet again at Koreas’ border

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

Military officers from the two Koreas and the US-led UN Command met again at the Koreas’ border village Monday to examine an ongoing effort to disarm the area. [...]
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GIANT KILLERS: THE SHAREHOLDER ‘ANTS’ TAKING ON SOUTH KOREA’S SCANDAL-HIT CHAEBOL

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

“I went bankrupt six times. I lost all the money entrusted to me by my mother,” said stock trader Kim Ki-nam. “I planned to kill myself by throwing myself [...]
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Trump ally backs nuclear treaty pullout to counter China

Trump ally backs nuclear treaty pullout to counter China

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

A key Republican lawmaker on Sunday backed Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw from a decades-old nuclear accord with Russia, saying the US needed to be free to respond to [...]
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China slams Pompeo’s ‘malicious’ Latam comments amid influence battle

China slams Pompeo’s ‘malicious’ Latam comments amid influence battle

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

Chinese state media sharply criticised US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese [...]
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China requires blockchain-based information service providers to register users using real names, censor postings and store user data

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

Chinese users will have to register their real names before they can use online information services based on blockchain, in the first set of rules specifically targeting the [...]
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China’s $195 billion debt splurge has less bang than you think

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

China’s burst of local bond issuance to pay for infrastructure and support the flagging economy is being hampered by a lack of available projects and the negative [...]
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China finds first cases of African Swine Fever in country’s south

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

China’s three-month old outbreak of African Swine Fever has spread for the first time to the country’s south, its major pork-consuming region, after authorities [...]
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Why more women are choosing caesareans in China despite the health risks

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

Delivering a baby surgically instead of via natural childbirth is not new, but a Chinese man’s attack on doctors who refused to give his wife a caesarean has abruptly [...]
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Donald Trump ‘targets’ China by pulling out of missile deal with Russia

Donald Trump ‘targets’ China by pulling out of missile deal with Russia

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

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of a nuclear weapons treaty with Russia might appear to be an attack on the United States’ former cold war [...]
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China’s top Macau representative dead after falling from his building

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

China’s top representative to Macau died late on Saturday after falling from the building where he lived, the Chinese government said on Sunday. Zheng Xiaosong, the [...]
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China’s financial crisis team goes into overdrive with 10th meeting in two months

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

A team led by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top economic aide and tasked with maintaining financial stability amid an escalating trade war with the United States and a [...]
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Canada installs Chinese underwater monitoring devices next to US nuclear submarine base

Canada installs Chinese underwater monitoring devices next to US nuclear submarine base

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

While the eyes of the world have been on the strategic tussle between Beijing and Washington in the South China Sea, Chinese scientists, with the help of the Canadian [...]
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China’s copyright watchdog eyes 3,000 websites amid latest piracy crackdown

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

China’s copyright watchdog is doubling down on its efforts to clean up pirated online content after the country’s internet population crossed the 800 million mark [...]
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China’s September new home price gains led by smaller cities

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

* September new home prices 0.9 percent m/m vs +1.4 percent in Aug * Yearly growth +7.9 percent in September vs +7 percent in Aug * 64 out of 70 cities post price gains vs [...]
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