Archive for October, 2018

US urges N Korea denuclearisation before ‘shared goal’ of ending war

US urges N Korea denuclearisation before ‘shared goal’ of ending war

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

North Korea must take steps towards verified denuclearisation before achieving the “shared goal” of an official end to the 1950-53 Korean War, a US envoy said on [...]
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N Korea hospital director says Warmbier torture charges ‘total distortion’

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

The director of the hospital in North Korea that treated an American student who died last year after detention in the country has rejected fresh charges that he died as a [...]
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US envoy confidant about achieving N. Korea denuclearisation

US envoy confidant about achieving N. Korea denuclearisation

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

The top US envoy for North Korea on Monday expressed confidence about achieving North Korea’s nuclear disarmament, despite worries about the slow pace of nuclear [...]
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N Korea amps up currency scams to raise funds, avoid sanctions, report says

30-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea is turning to cryptocurrency scams to raise money and circumvent sanctions, a new report says. The biggest change in North Korea’s recent cyber activities [...]
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China offers congratulations to new Brazil president

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

China on Monday offered congratulations to Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, after the far-right lawmaker won the Brazilian election in a dramatic swing away from [...]
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A look at some ships involved in the joint China-Asean naval exercises

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

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations held their first joint naval exercises this week, as Beijing hoped to build stronger regional military ties to offset a [...]
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China tariff effects started showing up in shipping data months ago

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

* The Trump administration’s tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods went into effect in July. For weeks before that, there was a huge push to import products ahead of [...]
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President Xi tells military to ‘concentrate preparation for fighting a war’

President Xi tells military to ‘concentrate preparation for fighting a war’

30-Oct-2018 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

CHINA’S leader has issued an ominous order to his generals as tensions increase over disputed hot spots near the rising global power. CHINESE media is reporting [...]
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Falling sperm counts in China may hurt effort to boost birth rate, statistics suggest

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

Is China in the midst of a sperm crisis? New statistics strengthen a growing belief that Chinese men are joining the developed world in producing less sperm in their semen, a [...]
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China’s foreign minister heads to Philippines as sides near deal on South China Sea exploration

China’s foreign minister heads to Philippines as sides near deal on South China Sea exploration

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

China’s top diplomat will arrive in the Philippines on Sunday for talks with its top officials, as analysts said the two countries could be close to a deal on joint [...]
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China growth woes curb Asian shares, US equity futures turn down

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

Worries about China’s slowing economy spread across Asian markets on Monday with US stock futures turning down and Chinese shares in the red as concerns about US [...]
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China, France launch satellite to study climate change

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

China sent its first ever satellite built in partnership with another country into space on Monday, a device tasked with helping scientists better predict dangerous cyclones [...]
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China warns its citizens against marijuana after Canada legalises it

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

Chinese diplomats in Canada have issued a public letter to Chinese citizens calling people, especially students, to avoid contact with marijuana, after Canada legalised the [...]
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US to press patrols in disputed sea, China warns ‘meddlers’

US to press patrols in disputed sea, China warns ‘meddlers’

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

An official says the US Navy will continue patrolling the disputed South China Sea after a Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to one of its ships during a [...]
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Shanghai mayor cuts red tape to woo investment as foreign firms mull relocating amid trade war

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

Shanghai has stepped up efforts to attract foreign investment as some multinational companies seriously consider plans to move out of the mainland, as the tit-for-tat tariffs [...]
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