Archive for February 7th, 2019

Taiwanese fruit export to HK increased by 20pct in January

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | China Times | 6:00 AM

Fruit trade is flourishing in the weeks before the Chinese Spring Festival [February 5th, 2019]. The fruit export from Taiwan to Hong Kong increased by 20 percent in January [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam pledges to improve city’s health care system as numbers suggest worst of flu season could be over

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam pledges to improve city’s health care system as numbers suggest worst of flu season could be over Hong Kong’s top officials have [...]
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Healthcare in HK: A focus on elderly health services

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Openaccess government | 6:00 AM

The priorities of healthcare in Hong Kong are explored here, with a special focus on the delivery of elderly health services in the country According to the Department of [...]
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Magnitude 4.3 quake rocks eastern Taiwan

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The quake was centered at sea about 44.6 kilometers [...]
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China sends sobering ‘Happy Lunar New Year’ to Taiwan

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | 9news | 6:00 AM

China has sent a sobering Lunar New Year message to Taiwan, with a video showing military jets flying over the self-ruling island. The images were used by Beijing in the [...]
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US, Korea reach cost sharing agreement on troop presence

US, Korea reach cost sharing agreement on troop presence

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Military Times | 6:00 AM

The US and South Korea have reached a tentative cost-sharing agreement for the continued presence of US troops there, the US State Department confirmed Tuesday. South Korea [...]
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In Japan, Angela Merkel warns against treating N Korea naively

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Emperor Akihito on the second and final day of her visit to Japan. Later events with students and scientists covered topics from North [...]
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US, Korea reach agreement on sharing troop costs

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

The US and South Korea have reached an agreement “in principle” on sharing the cost of US troops stationed on the Korean Peninsula. President Trump had announced [...]
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Even N. Korean singers’ fashion being influenced by Korea

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang doesn’t allow Instagram, but if it did it would likely be full of photos of a female North Korean art troupe, whose “risque” dresses are rocking [...]
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All N Korean Workers to Leave Russia in Accordance With UN Decision minister

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

All migrant workers from North Korea will leave Russia and return to their homeland by the end of this year in accordance with the requirements of the UN Security Council [...]
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China To Become The World’s Largest Retail Market, Even With A Slowdown

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

According to the eMarketer report released January 23rd, retail sales in China will reach more than $5.6 trillion this year, about $100 billion more than in the United [...]
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Why Australia and others are reluctant to join Trump’s fight with China

Why Australia and others are reluctant to join Trump’s fight with China

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Throughout much of the previous year, China regularly admonished Australia for viewing the former through ‘tinted glasses’ read ‘Western bias’ and [...]
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US warns European allies not to use Chinese gear for 5G networks

US warns European allies not to use Chinese gear for 5G networks

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States sees the European Union as its top priority in a global effort to convince allies not to buy Huawei equipment for next-generation mobile networks, a US [...]
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China just quietly wrote off a chunk of Cameroon’s debt. Why the secrecy?

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

When top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi met Cameroon President Paul Biya in the capital Yaounde last month and wrote off a chunk of the African country’s debt, the deal [...]
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Gene-Editing Scientist’s ‘Actions Are A Product Of Modern China’

07-Feb-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

In the fall of 2017, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV aired a series promoting China’s achievements in science and technology. One episode profiled a Chinese scientist [...]
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