Archive for January 4th, 2019

US Sanctions Could Make Or Break Diplomacy With N Korea In 2019

US Sanctions Could Make Or Break Diplomacy With N Korea In 2019

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Newsy | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is sending strong signals that he wants the US to relax sanctions before he moves any closer to denuclearisation. The growing but still [...]
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SKorean lawmaker: Spy agency says NKorean diplomat in hiding

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s acting ambassador to Italy, Jo Song Gil, went into hiding with his wife in November, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers in Seoul on Thursday. A [...]
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China worries over plummeting population amid reports deaths outstripped births for first time

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

China may have reached a “historical turning point” after some estimates suggested deaths outstripped births in the world’s most populous nation last year [...]
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Apple cuts outlook, sees ‘challenges’ in China, emerging markets

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

Apple cut its revenue outlook for the latest quarter Wednesday, citing steeper-than-expected “economic deceleration” in China and emerging markets. The rare [...]
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Beijing to restore coral reefs ‘damaged by island building’ in South China Sea

Beijing to restore coral reefs ‘damaged by island building’ in South China Sea

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

China is working to restore the ecosystem of coral reefs in the disputed South China Sea, the Ministry of Natural Resources said, amid concerns that its land reclamation [...]
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China’s army says it will focus on ‘preparing for war’

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

Beijing’s People’s Liberation Army has declared it will ‘strengthen training’ in ‘preparation for war’ as a top priority for the coming [...]
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China’s Chang’e 4 lunar spacecraft poised to touch down on the dark side of the moon

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

China’s space programme made history this morning when its Chang’e 4 lunar spacecraft successfully touched down on the moon’s far side, which has never been [...]
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China lands probe on far side of moon in world first

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

A Chinese lunar rover landed on the far side of the moon on Thursday, in a global first that boosts Beijing’s ambitions to become a space superpower. The [...]
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New acting secretary of defense tells Pentagon ‘to remember China, China, China’

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

On his first full day on the job, acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told senior leaders at the Pentagon on Wednesday to “remember China, China, China,” [...]
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China’s ‘Jack the Ripper’ executed

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

A serial killer dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper” for the way he mutilated several of his 11 female victims was executed Thursday morning, three decades [...]
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China’s arrest of Canadians sending a chilling message to investors, INGO boss warns

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

China still holding two Canadian men in custody, citing national security concerns China is sending precisely the wrong message to the international investment community with [...]
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Apple cuts forecast, citing weak China sales amid trade tensions

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

Apple Inc on Wednesday cut its sales forecast for its latest quarter, with Chief Executive Tim Cook blaming slowing iPhone sales in China, whose economy has been dragged down [...]
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African swine fever hits huge, foreign-invested Chinese farm

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

China reported an outbreak of deadly African swine fever on a huge pig farm part-owned by a Danish investment fund, showing the spread of the virus to modern industrial farms [...]
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China’s economic slowdown accelerates and sinks the Australian dollar

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The tremor that rippled through global markets and sank our dollar after the release of data showing China’s manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in more [...]
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China ‘lifts mysterious veil’ by landing probe on moon’s dark side

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

A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, the space agency said, hailing the event as a historic first in the country’s [...]
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