Archive for January 23rd, 2019

Taiwan School Bank Experiment: Money Lessons for Life

23-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:00 AM

A school in Taiwan uses a controversial social experiment to teach students the value of money. A counting machine flips through a stack of bright pink-coloured paper [...]
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Taiwan’s ‘Bikini Climber’ social media star dies after ravine fall

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

Taiwanese rescue teams were trying Tuesday to retrieve the body of a dead hiker who became famous on social media for taking selfies on top of mountain peaks dressed in a [...]
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First snow in Taiwan this winter falls on Jade Mountain

23-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

The first snow of the winter season in Taiwan fell on Jade Mountain Monday morning with the arrival of a strong continental cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) [...]
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Tokyo to discuss Sea of Japan’s name with Seoul. Just don’t call it the East Sea

Tokyo to discuss Sea of Japan’s name with Seoul. Just don’t call it the East Sea

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

Japan has agreed to talks with South Korea over the name of the body of water that separates the two nations but it intends to resist calls that it be renamed the Easte Sea [...]
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Sweden hosts ‘constructive’ N Korea talks, eye on second summit

Sweden hosts ‘constructive’ N Korea talks, eye on second summit

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

Talks held near the Swedish capital Stockholm that ended Monday and included representatives from North and South Korea and the United States were constructive, [...]
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Report finds another undisclosed N Korea missile site, says there are 19 more

23-Jan-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

With a second US-North Korea nuclear summit looming in February, researchers have discovered a secret ballistic missile base in North Korea one of as many as 20 undisclosed [...]
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Pompeo talks N Korea with Tokyo and Seoul

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

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks on North Korea with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts ahead of a summit between Pyongyang’s leader and the US [...]
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More sex abuse claims rock Korean skating, after rape allegations by Olympic champion

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

More South Korean female skaters are accusing their coaches of sexually abusing them, a group representing the athletes said, following claims by two-time Olympic champion [...]
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Report reveals an undeclared N Korean missile base headquarters

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

One of 20 undeclared ballistic missile operating bases in North Korea serves as a missile headquarters, according to a report by the centre for Strategic and International [...]
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Secret N Korean missile base Sino-ri found  and there could be 19 more, say researchers

Secret N Korean missile base Sino-ri found and there could be 19 more, say researchers

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

Researchers have uncovered another secret operational ballistic missile base in North Korea one of approximately 20 undeclared missile sites in the country according to a new [...]
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China drone maker DJI says $150 million scam involved staff padding parts costs

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

China’s SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world’s largest maker of consumer drones, said employees inflating the cost of parts for personal gain led to incidents of [...]
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Canada’s vast pension fund is sticking with China even as political tensions mount

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

* Investment strategies involving China are coming under scrutiny amid the trade tensions and political and security-related conflicts between Beijing and major Western [...]
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The World Economic Forum in Davos opens with US-China contest as ‘the key problem of our time’

The World Economic Forum in Davos opens with US-China contest as ‘the key problem of our time’

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

* In some 25 years of attending Davos, the Atlantic Council’s Fred Kempe writes that he’s never seen “such concern among its attendees about emerging [...]
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China approves third batch of video games; still no Tencent

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

* Watchdog approves 93 games for release * Concern of violent content triggered approval freeze last year * Freeze spooked market, hit Tencent shares (Adds context, Tencent [...]
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In China, unhappiness tracks poor air quality

In China, unhappiness tracks poor air quality

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

Eye-watering, throat-scratching air pollution is a major driver of big city blues in China, according to a study published Monday that matched social network chatter with [...]
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