Archive for January 9th, 2019

Have train, will travel: N. Korea’s Kim back on track

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

The olive green North Korean train, emblazoned with a yellow stripe, trundling towards Beijing station Tuesday was the first sign leader Kim Jong Un and his entourage had [...]
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N Korea warns US to stop ‘meddling’ in its affairs with Korea

N Korea warns US to stop ‘meddling’ in its affairs with Korea

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea sent a warning to the US on Thursday to avoid “meddling” in its affairs with South Korea and criticised Washington’s “unreasonable [...]
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Corrected: N Korea’s Kim in China after warning of alternate path to Trump talks

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, only days after warning he may take an alternative path if the United [...]
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Korea’s Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

Korea’s Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in replaced his chief of staff, who played a major role in improving ties with North Korea, with a longtime confidant on Tuesday as part of a [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon sacks chief of staff as ratings fall

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacked his chief of staff and two other senior aides Tuesday in a major reshuffle seen as seeking to shore up his falling support. Moon [...]
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N Korea leader visits China after warning of alternate path to US talks

N Korea leader visits China after warning of alternate path to US talks

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, only days after warning he may take an alternative path if the United [...]
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Giving up gas: China’s Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

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

One of China’s major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost entirely electric-powered taxi fleet. The high-tech hub of Shenzhen in southern China [...]
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Trump is winning the game of economic chicken right now with China, but that could soon change

Trump is winning the game of economic chicken right now with China, but that could soon change

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* For now, the Chinese economy is taking more lumps than the US because of the trade war. * But the US economy may be the one slowing in the second half as China recovers on [...]
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China’s US ambassador Cui Tiankai condemns ‘cold warriors’ but tells Chinese firms to learn from Americans

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

Beijing’s top diplomat in Washington has urged the US business community to resist decoupling from China’s economy and his own country’s companies to show [...]
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Beijing treads carefully when scions of Thai political dynasty arrive in China in search of their roots

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

Former Thai prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra may have been made very welcome in southern China at the weekend when they visited the homeland of their [...]
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China’s top gay dating app stops accepting new users after claims it put minors at risk

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

China’s most popular gay dating app has temporarily stopped accepting new users after allegations that it put underage people at risk by letting them sign up. Blued, [...]
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China’s US ambassador Cui Tiankai condemns ‘cold warriors’ but tells Chinese firms to learn from Americans

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

Beijing’s top diplomat in Washington has urged the US business community to resist decoupling from China’s economy and his own country’s companies to show [...]
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US, China hold more trade talks overshadowed by Kim visit

US, China hold more trade talks overshadowed by Kim visit

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

US officials entered a second day of trade talks with Chinese counterparts in Beijing on Tuesday, overshadowed by an unannounced visit from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. [...]
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China’s science and tech minister calls on private enterprises to develop ‘core technologies’

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

China’s science and technology minister has urged the country’s private enterprises to make full use of supportive policies and subsidies to help accelerate the [...]
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China’s top pig farmers see sharp fall in profits amid disease epidemic

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

China’s major pig farmers sharply cut 2018 profit estimates on Monday, after fast-spreading African swine fever hit prices and demand for pork in the world’s [...]
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