Archive for February 22nd, 2019

Kim Jong-un unlikely to travel exclusively by rail to Hanoi for Trump-Kim summit 2019: sources

Kim Jong-un unlikely to travel exclusively by rail to Hanoi for Trump-Kim summit 2019: sources

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is unlikely to make his entire journey from Pyongyang to Hanoi by rail next week because of potential security risks, three sources have told [...]
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SK Hynix plans to spend $107 billion building four memory chip plants

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

South Korea’s SK Hynix Inc on Thursday said it would spend $107 billion building four factories, as the memory chip maker seeks to maintain its competitiveness in the [...]
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Trump says he expects to meet N Korea’s Kim again after Hanoi summit

Trump says he expects to meet N Korea’s Kim again after Hanoi summit

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

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he expects to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again after their planned summit next week in Hanoi. Speaking at the [...]
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Samsung launches folding smartphone, first 5G handset

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

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a smartphone that folds open to be a tablet, becoming the first major manufacturer to offer the feature as it strives to stoke excitement in a [...]
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China’s former military chief of staff jailed for life for corruption

China’s former military chief of staff jailed for life for corruption

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

Fang Fenghui convicted of bribery offences and unclear source of assets in crackdown A former chief of staff of China’s military who was swept up in President Xi [...]
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Huawei president promises not to spy on US as Trump considers banning the company’s telecom equipment

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Huawei President Ren Zhengfei says the company would not help China spy on the US even if required by law. * US intelligence officials have raised concerns about [...]
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Chinese hackers are ramping up attacks on US companies

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

Hackers in China have significantly stepped up attacks on US companies as the two countries have clashed over trade and technology. Top cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike saw [...]
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What to know about China’s Huawei and what’s behind its battle with the US

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

China’s Huawei is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies millions of people use their phones, and its equipment and technology make it the [...]
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Nine countries at UN seek to override China to raise Burma

Nine countries at UN seek to override China to raise Burma

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

The United States, France, Britain and six other countries on the UN Security Council have called for a meeting on Myanmar that is expected to face opposition from China, [...]
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US and China are said to be outlining deal to end trade war

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Negotiators are drawing up six memorandums of understanding on structural issues: forced technology transfer and cyber theft, intellectual property rights, services, [...]
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The UK would be ‘irresponsible’ to let Huawei into 5G, think tank warns

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

Chinese tech giant Huawei is facing a new attack as it tries to persuade the UK government to let it help build super-fast 5G networks in the country. Top British [...]
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‘Xi cult’ app is China’s red hot hit

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

A propaganda app that puts China’s powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone’s pockets has become a hit in the countrywith a helpful nudge from Communist Party [...]
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Britain is vulnerable to ‘ruthless’ Chinese interference campaign and must block Huawei, report claims

22-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Britain must follow the US in barring Chinese companies from fifth-generation telecoms projects or risk jeopardising its national security, a new report says. The Royal [...]
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Chinese embassy ‘disgusted’ after Australian senator Barry O’Sullivan blames ‘Chinaman’ for food safety risk

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

China has condemned remarks made by Australian politician Barry O’Sullivan, who said his country should “start with the Chinaman” when addressing risks [...]
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China ‘puts wartime command system to test’ in South China Sea drills

China ‘puts wartime command system to test’ in South China Sea drills

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

China has conducted a month of drills in the South China Sea and the western and central Pacific involving its navy, air force and missile unit. Military observers said the [...]
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