Archive for February 11th, 2019

U.S. supports Taiwan self-defense capability: Schriver

U.S. supports Taiwan self-defense capability: Schriver

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 7:23 AM

The United States continues to support Taiwan through the “faithful implementation” of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) which ensures the country has sufficient [...]
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US envoy to meet with North Korea again ahead of Trump-Kim summit

US envoy to meet with North Korea again ahead of Trump-Kim summit

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:10 AM

The US State Department announced Friday that the special US envoy for North Korea will meet again with Pyongyang officials before a second summit between President Donald [...]
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Thai king moves to block sister’s ‘inappropriate’ candidacy for PM

Thai king moves to block sister’s ‘inappropriate’ candidacy for PM

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:07 AM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday moved to block his elder sister’s surprise bid to run for prime minister in March, calling her candidacy for a [...]
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Measles outbreak in the Philippines kills 55 children since 2019

Measles outbreak in the Philippines kills 55 children since 2019

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:05 AM

Health officials say low public trust in vaccines has dropped vaccination rates significantly. A measles outbreak in the Philippines’s capital, Manila, is spreading. [...]
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US shift on South China Sea ‘grey zone’ aggression signals stronger response ahead

US shift on South China Sea ‘grey zone’ aggression signals stronger response ahead

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:03 AM

The United States is expected to take more planned and pre-emptive measures in response to China’s “grey zone tactics” in the Asia-Pacific region, according to analysts [...]
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Forget the confectionery: Hong Kong children more likely to save ‘lai see’ packet haul, survey says

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

Instead of buying confectionery or toys, Hong Kong’s next generation is focused on the future as they count their annual haul from “lai see” packets they receive from [...]
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Evergrande in talks to buy HK office tower from Malaysian govt

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China Evergrande Group is in talks to buy a building in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai area owned by Malaysian government, Ming Pao reports, citing unidentified people familiar with [...]
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First U.S. beef shipment traced through blockchain to Taiwan

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Feedstuffs | 6:00 AM

Wyoming-raised beef tracked with blockchain code in RFID-tagged cases to dining establishment in Taiwan. Blockchain technology developed at the University of Wyoming could [...]
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Taiwan’s China Airlines cancels flights due to strike by pilots

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A strike by pilots has forced China Airlines, one of Taiwan’s two major carriers, to cancel 18 international flights, the official Central News Agency reported early on [...]
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Does China understand Taiwan?

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

IF CHINA’S RULERS ever decide to invade Taiwan—a grim but not impossible prospect—they will need good answers to two questions. First, would the People’s Liberation [...]
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Pilots at Taiwanese liner strike during Lunar New Year rush

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pilots from Taiwan’s China Airlines went on strike Friday in the middle of the Lunar New Year travel rush, forcing the cancellation of at least 18 flights over coming [...]
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Taiwan ranks 20th in 2018 International IP Index

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

Taiwan ranked 20th in the international intellectual property (IP) index issued Thursday by the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The [...]
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Trump says North Korea talks productive, summit will be in Hanoi

Trump says North Korea talks productive, summit will be in Hanoi

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

President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S. diplomats had a “very productive meeting” with North Korean officials, and he announced his summit later this [...]
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Trump touts Kim summit: North Korea will become economic ‘rocket’

Trump touts Kim summit: North Korea will become economic ‘rocket’

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

President Trump on Friday touted plans for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, predicting that the isolated nation could see an economic boost under Kim. [...]
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Is progress with North Korea possible under Trump’s style of diplomacy?

11-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The stakes are high, and deadly serious. But Trump disregards facts, advice, and the interests that keep America safe The Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un show has been picked up for [...]
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