Archive for January 21st, 2019

Man from Pakistan spent almost 20 years unaware how sick he was because he didn’t realise HK public hospitals provide interpreters

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

For almost two decades, Ali (not his real name) was never clear about how ill he was or how he had been treated, despite regular follow-ups in hospitals. An Urdu-speaker with [...]
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Spicejet to begin freight services on Guwahati-HK route from Saturday

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Budget carrier SpicejetNSE 0.00 percent’s cargo arm SpiceXpress Friday announced launch of dedicated freighter services between Guwahati and Hong Kong with a weekly [...]
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Taiwan steps up probe into surveillance by pro-China media on island

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

Taiwan will step up its investigation of pro-Beijing newspapers accused by politicians on the self-ruled island of spreading fake news and surveillance activities that [...]
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Chinese Ambassador: Stability of US-China Relations Hinges on Taiwan Issue

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Global Atlanta | 6:00 AM

In Atlanta forum, President Carter says compromise on Taiwan was the ‘breakthrough’ in talks with Deng Xiaoping 40 years ago How well the US and China can work [...]
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Taiwan: Bitcoin Traders Ran $51 Million Crypto Scam, Prosecutors Say

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CCN | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors in Taiwan indicted seven bitcoin traders for allegedly operating a sham crypto investment scheme that bilked $51 million from more than 1,000 investors. The [...]
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Korean smart solutions firm BIStel says Made in China 2025 upgrading is why it plans to invest more

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

South Korean smart solutions firm BIStel says Made in China 2025 upgrading is why it plans to invest more BIStel, a South Korean-headquartered provider of smart manufacturing [...]
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N Korea’s bio weapons ‘more of a threat than nuclear arsenal’

N Korea’s bio weapons ‘more of a threat than nuclear arsenal’

21-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s biological weapons pose a more serious military threat than its nuclear programme, according to defence analysts, while intelligence assessments have [...]
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UN chief calls for US-N Korea roadmap to scrap nuclear weapons

UN chief calls for US-N Korea roadmap to scrap nuclear weapons

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

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged the United States and North Korea to agree on a roadmap for serious negotiations on scrapping Pyongyang’s nuclear [...]
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Tencent weighing bid for holding company behind Korea’s Nexon: sources

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

Chinese gaming titan Tencent Holdings Ltd is considering a bid for the holding company that controls South Korean gaming company Nexon, two sources with knowledge of the [...]
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The Latest: SKorean leader says 2nd summit a turning point

The Latest: SKorean leader says 2nd summit a turning point

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

The Latest on US-North Korea talks (all times local): 9:30 p.m. South Korea says it expects the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong [...]
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Trump, Kim to meet anew in month after N Korean visits White House

Trump, Kim to meet anew in month after N Korean visits White House

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

President Donald Trump will meet for the second time with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un around the end of February, the White House said Friday, after a top general from [...]
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Trump, N Korea’s Kim to hold second summit in late February

Trump, N Korea’s Kim to hold second summit in late February

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

US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House [...]
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Brazil lawmakers’ trip to China stirs anger

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

A trip to China by lawmakers from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s party has stirred anger in the far-right leader’s entourage, partly because of his wariness [...]
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How US and China’s African nuclear mission could provide model for disarming N Korea

How US and China’s African nuclear mission could provide model for disarming N Korea

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

China and America’s recent joint nuclear non-proliferation mission in West Africa could provide a precedent for dismantling North Korea’s nuclear arsenal, [...]
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Huawei and Apple smartphones are both made in China, so what is the difference?

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

A flurry of media coverage around Huawei’s security risks over the past year may have put some consumers off buying one of their latest high-tech smartphones. While [...]
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