Archive for January 3rd, 2019

Trump says looks forward to new meeting with N Korea’s Kim

Trump says looks forward to new meeting with N Korea’s Kim

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he looked forward to another summit with Kim Jong Un, a day after the North Korean leader warned Pyongyang could take a different approach [...]
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Garbage from Korea to be sent back

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

January 9 is the target date for the return of the trash shipment to Pyeongtaek City in South Korea, says a Customs official Around 6,500 tonnes of waste will be sent back to [...]
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China’s military priorities for 2019: boost training and prepare for war

China’s military priorities for 2019: boost training and prepare for war

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Strengthening training and preparation for war are among the top priorities for China’s military in 2019, its official newspaper said on Tuesday. “Drilling [...]
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Britain’s planned naval base in Southeast Asia seen as ‘muscle-flexing’ against China

Britain’s planned naval base in Southeast Asia seen as ‘muscle-flexing’ against China

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Britain’s plan to build a new military base in Southeast Asia is likely to further complicate the strategic landscape in a region already fraught with maritime disputes [...]
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Bill Gates’ nuclear venture hits snag amid US restrictions on China deals: WSJ

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

TerraPower LLC, a nuclear energy venture chaired by Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, is seeking a new partner for early-stage trials of its technology after new US rules [...]
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Envoy: China wants to take cooperation with Malaysia to new heights

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

China is prepared to take its corporation with Malaysia to new heights as both countries mark 45 years of diplomatic ties. Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian said in his [...]
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Chinese manufacturing had an even worse December than expected, more data show

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will not yield on issues it deems to be its core national interests, a commentary in the ruling Communist Party’s official newspaper said on Wednesday (January [...]
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Taiwan reunification with China ‘inevitable’: Xi

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s unification with the mainland is “inevitable”, President Xi Jinping said Wednesday, warning against any efforts to promote the island’s [...]
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Enterprising Chinese villagers sell ready-made snowmen after rare blizzards hit southwest

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Enterprising Chinese villagers sell ready-made snowmen after rare blizzards hit southwest A rare heavy snowfall in southwestern China has prompted a group of enterprising [...]
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China launches first satellite in bid to create global communications network and broaden net access

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China has successfully launched its first satellite aimed at building a global communications network that could bring the internet to about 600 million Chinese still without [...]
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China’s Xi threatens Taiwan with force but also seeks peaceful ‘reunification’

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China reserves the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful “reunification” with the self-ruled island that has a [...]
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China economy endures bad start to 2019 as private data highlights weakening manufacturing sector

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s slim hopes of an economic upturn in 2019 suffered a blow on the first working day of the new year as a privately compiled economic gauge showed signs of [...]
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China preparing to defend ‘national sovereignity and security’ in 2019

China preparing to defend ‘national sovereignity and security’ in 2019

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | 9news | 6:00 AM

China is preparing for “a period of major change never seen in a century”, which could risk international conflict and threaten to damage the country’s [...]
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Hazed Chinese bridegroom to sue friends after wedding day pranks go too far

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hazed Chinese bridegroom to sue friends after wedding day pranks go too far A bridegroom in southern China who was struck by a car as he fled wedding pranks plans to sue the [...]
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Chinese woman’s 15-year memory loss journey ends with tears as she is reunited with father and brothers

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Chinese woman who created a new life after losing her memory 15 years ago started the new year by tracking down her birth family and has plans to meet the daughter she left [...]
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