Archive for February 19th, 2019

Korea’s agriculture and food exports hit monthly high in January

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Pulse News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s agri-food exports reached the highest figure for January amid robust demand for Korea’s signature kimchi and ramyeon instant noodle as well as [...]
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Korea offers lessons on how to develop artificial island

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Ejin Sight | 6:00 AM

As part of an exchange programme in South Korea held in October last year, I had a chance to visit the Songdo International Business District, a smart city on a reclaimed [...]
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Korea’s Financial Investment Industry to Carry Out Global Remittance Service through Blockchain

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Etnews | 6:00 AM

Financial investment industry is pushing for global remittance business based on blockchain. It is planning to participate within a closed blockchain network where global [...]
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N. Korea faces ‘historic turning point’, says state media ahead of summit

N. Korea faces ‘historic turning point’, says state media ahead of summit

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea is facing a “significant, historic turning point”, state media said on Monday, ahead of a highly-anticipated second summit between Donald Trump and [...]
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Japan frets over ‘nightmare scenario’ as Trump meets Kim again

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

When US President Donald Trump sits down to talk peace with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this month, one of America’s closest alliesJapanwill be looking on [...]
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Korea’s self-employed debt up 14pct, defaulters also on rapid rise

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Pulse News | 6:00 AM

Debt by self-employed individuals has been rising at rapid pace over recent years to underscore alarm about the impact from the weakening in the self-employed sector that [...]
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Trump’s N Korea summit will be a success if this happensand it’s not what you think

Trump’s N Korea summit will be a success if this happensand it’s not what you think

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The date is set. The city is picked. And the hotel rooms are currently being booked. On February 27 and 28, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will [...]
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Korea to spend 2.93t won to develop bio tech in 2019

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

South Korea will spend 2.93 trillion won ($2.61 billion) this year to develop new bio technology, as part of efforts to become the leading industrial hub, the government said [...]
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Will US-led offensive against Huawei present dilemma for Korea?

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

With the United States continuing to warn its European allies against deploying equipment from China’s Huawei, debate is taking place over the 5G race among South [...]
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Exclusive: US blocks N Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit  sources

Exclusive: US blocks N Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit sources

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuter | 6:00 AM

The United States has blocked efforts by a UN agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its airspace to foreign [...]
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S. Korea parliament speaker compares Japan to ‘brazen thief’

S. Korea parliament speaker compares Japan to ‘brazen thief’

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

The South Korean National Assembly speaker has added fuel to a simmering controversy over his call for the Japanese emperor to apologise to Korean women forced into [...]
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N Korea’s ‘socialist utopia’ needs mass labour. A growing market economy threatens that

N Korea’s ‘socialist utopia’ needs mass labour. A growing market economy threatens that

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

In January, thousands of North Korean students travelled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim Jong Un is building [...]
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NYC’s Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant parade

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

Drums, dragons and dancers paraded through New York’s Chinatown on Sunday to usher in the Year of the Pig in the metropolis with the biggest population of Chinese [...]
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China restricts Australian coal imports at its ports in a bid to boost domestic market

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Dozens of vessels carrying Australian coal continue to be in limbo off the coast of China as restrictions on imports are introduced at key ports across the country. Beijing [...]
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UK concludes it can mitigate risk from Huawei equipment use in 5G: FT

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

The British government has decided it can mitigate the risks arising from the use of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in 5G networks, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing [...]
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