Archive for February 20th, 2019

New deal to boost trade volume between Korea, Turkey

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Hurriyet Dailynews | 6:00 AM

The South Korean ambassador to Turkey said on February 18 a deal signed last August will boost trade volume between the two countries. “We expect more investments and [...]
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N Korea’s mass labour-hungry ‘socialist utopa’ threatened by a growing market economy

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 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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Exclusive: US discussing exchanging liaison officers with N Korea

Exclusive: US discussing exchanging liaison officers with N Korea

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

The US and North Korea are seriously considering exchanging liaison officers, an incremental step towards building formal diplomatic relations, two sources with knowledge of [...]
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Pakistan awaits the fate of N Korea if India successfully lobbies at FATF

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Business Today | 6:00 AM

India’s security agencies have prepared a dossier nailing the culpability of Pakistan in the Pulwama terror strike, which will be presented to the terror financing [...]
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State media warns officials against defeatism amid ‘crucial moment’ for N. Korea

State media warns officials against defeatism amid ‘crucial moment’ for N. Korea

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

North Korea stands at a “historical turning point,” the country’s highest-circulation newspaper said on Monday, warning party officials against [...]
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US blocks N Korea efforts to improve civil aviation: report

US blocks N Korea efforts to improve civil aviation: report

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

The US has reportedly blocked an effort by North Korea to allow commercial air travel within its airspace at a United Nations agency. Several sources close to the effort told [...]
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Memorial speaks to N Korea’s ties to summit host Vietnam

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

In a rice field in northern Vietnam, 14 headstones are an enduring symbol of the wartime friendship of Vietnam and North Korea. They mark the original burial ground of North [...]
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Huawei’s founder says world can’t live without it

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

The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has hit back at US efforts to blacklist the company, saying defiantly that the world cannot do without Huawei and its “more [...]
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Chinese frozen food firm recalls products suspected of African swine fever contamination

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

Major Chinese frozen food producer Sanquan Food Co Ltd said on Monday it has recalled products that may be contaminated with African swine fever, following media reports that [...]
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Blacksmiths keep alive the flame of China’s molten steel ‘fireworks’

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

Blacksmith Wang De flings a ladle of molten steel against a cold brick wall, sparking a spectacle of white-hot light in the night sky and keeping alive the flame of a [...]
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China sci-fi blockbuster blasts off at the box office

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

China’s first space-age blockbuster is on a trajectory to become the country’s highest-grossing movie ever and is being held up as evidence that big-budget [...]
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Chinese and Iranian hackers increase cyber attacks on US

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

Chinese and Iranian hackers have been aggressively targeting US businesses and government agencies because of Donald Trump’s ongoing conflicts with the two countries, [...]
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Carmakers brace for a terrible year as China’s slowdown deepens

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

After a tough 2018, global automakers look set for another bruising year. Data published Monday show that the slowdown in China, the world’s biggest car market, is [...]
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China rejects Australian parliament cyber attack claims as ‘baseless’ and ‘irresponsible’

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

Foreign ministry spokesman says speculation and sanctions will only ‘poison the atmosphere for cooperation’ China has hit back at suggestions it was behind a [...]
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China Seizes $1.5 Billion in a Sweeping Crackdown on Online Lenders

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Chinese police have investigated 380 online lenders and frozen $1.5 billion in assets following an avalanche of scandals in the huge but lightly regulated industry, the [...]
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