Archive for January 10th, 2019

NORTH KOREA’S KIM ARRIVES AT BEIJING TRAIN STATION: YONHAP

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | EWN | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un arrived at Beijing train station Tuesday on a visit to China to meet President Xi Jinping, the South’s Yonhap news agency reported. North Korean leader Kim [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing for talks

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was expected to meet Tuesday with China’s president at the start of a visit to Beijing believed to be an effort to coordinate with his [...]
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Kim Jong-un visits traditional Chinese medicine factory in Beijing

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is believed to be on his way back to Pyongyang after a train carrying him and his entourage was seen pulling out of Beijing railway station on [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s motorcade heads out on day 2 of China trip

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

A special train believed to be carrying Kim Jong Un departed Beijing on Wednesday after a two-day visit by the North Korean leader to the Chinese capital. Kim could not be [...]
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Ottawa hosted confidential talks with N Korea on de-nuclearisation

Ottawa hosted confidential talks with N Korea on de-nuclearisation

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

Source says meetings were a one-off and there are no plans for formal relations with DPRK Canada quietly hosted high-level officials from North Korea back in the fall a [...]
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S. Korea freezes Japan company assets over forced labour spat

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

A South Korean court said Wednesday it has decided to freeze the local assets of a Japanese company involved in compensation disputes for wartime Korean labourers, in an [...]
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Train believed to be carrying N Korea’s Kim leaves Beijing

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

A train believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left a station in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Kim was invited to Beijing by [...]
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Easing restrictions at the national level, not city level, will prove effective in boosting China’s property market, say analysts

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

Chinese cities that have eased property curbs have not seen a significant pickup in sales, as analysts believe these measures are not enough on their own to boost the sector [...]
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China faces ‘unstoppable’ population decline: Study

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

China will face an “unstoppable” population decline over the coming decades, with fewer workers struggling to support an increasingly aging society, according to [...]
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Bacteria for piglets and Chinese infants spur Li Ka-shing’s gut instinct to put his money behind this US biomedical firm

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

A company backed by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing has reintroduced a missing beneficial gut bacteria to more than 10,000 American babies. Now it is eyeing China’s babies [...]
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Chinese court orders execution for son who avenged mother’s death 22 years ago

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

A man in northwest China will appeal a death sentence handed down to him after he murdered three neighbours last year to avenge the killing of his mother more than two [...]
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Man attacks 20 children with hammer at primary school in China’s capital Beijing

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A 49-year-old man has been arrested after attacking 20 children at a primary school in Beijing with a hammer. The Xicheng district government said in a post on its Weibo [...]
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Xiaomi chair Lei Jun’s pledge for additional 12-month share lock-up fails to stem stock slide

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

A pledge by Xiaomi Corp’s major shareholders not to sell any of their stock in the Chinese smartphone maker for another year failed to stem a slide in the share price [...]
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US-China trade talks extended to third day

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Negotiations in Beijing aimed at easing trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies that has roiled markets. Face-to-face trade negotiations between China [...]
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Mobileye leads Israeli charge into China’s autonomous car market

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

Israel-based Mobileye, which makes technology for autonomous driving, said on Tuesday it was expanding its business in China with two new partnerships, paving the way for [...]
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