Archive for January 25th, 2019

Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

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

A former senior South Korean prosecutor was convicted of abuse of power and jailed for two years on Wednesday in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the [...]
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Secret military bases, spy talks, and Trump tweets: the weekend in US-N Korea news

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Why last weekend showed Trump may struggle at his second summit with Kim Jong Un. A secret military base. Covert talks among spies. And a president who seems to be [...]
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One of 20 secret N Korean missile bases discovered by Washington D.C. think-tank

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

A previously undisclosed North Korean ballistic missile base has been discovered, according to a new report released by a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. The centre for [...]
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Kim Jong-un gives party officials Korean cosmetics as New Year gifts: report

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

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has handed out South Korea-made cosmetics to party officials as a New Year’s gift despite the hermit kingdom’s official ban [...]
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Korea’s Moon calls for early warning system with China to fight dirty air

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president said on Tuesday (January 22) he was “truly ashamed” of his government’s inability to clear air pollution that has blanketed [...]
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China ‘compressing’ technology gains: US intel official

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

China is making technological advances in a far shorter timeframe than it took the United States, rapidly narrowing the gap between the two countries, a senior US [...]
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China’s Baidu pledges to improve search service after complaint

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

China’s top search engine Baidu Inc said on Wednesday it will improve its media aggregating service after a complaint about the quality of the service and its search [...]
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US should focus on China’s technology plans when trade talks resume, business groups say

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

Two US business groups have told American trade negotiators that Beijing is moving ahead with its hi-tech ambitions as outlined in the “Made in China 2025″ [...]
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Australia seeking info on dual national missing in China

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

Australia is investigating reports a Chinese-Australian dissident is missing and may have been detained in his native country, officials said Wednesday. Yang Hengjuna [...]
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US to seek Huawei exec’s extradition from Canada

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

The United States confirmed Tuesday that it plans to seek the extradition of Chinese telecom giant Huawei’s finance director, who was detained in Canada on a US [...]
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Shanghai’s hotly anticipated tech board vital to China’s global financial ambitions, says top official

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

Chinese authorities said they have approached a “handful” of potential IPO candidates for the hotly anticipated new technology board in Shanghai and will soon [...]
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White House denies reports of canceled trade meeting

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

The White House on Tuesday said high-level trade talks with Beijing were proceeding uninterrupted, quickly rebutting media reports that progress toward resolving their trade [...]
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McDonald’s draws online fire in China for advertisement showing Taiwan ID

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

US fast-food company McDonald’s has apologised for its latest advertisement after some internet users accused it of advocating independence for Taiwan. The television [...]
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A US trade deal with China won’t be perfect it doesn’t need to be

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

Whatever your take on the Trump administration’s economic agenda, we should all agree on one thing: contrary to President Trump’s assertion, trade wars are [...]
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Top Shanghai analyst says best time to buy China stocks is first quarter of 2019

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

A top Shanghai-based analyst has said the first quarter offers the best opportunity for buying Chinese stocks in 2019, in stark contrast with the likes of Swiss bank UBS and [...]
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