Archive for February 28th, 2019

Progressive Democrats Show Support For Trump-Kim Summit With New Call To End Korean War

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

Three Democratic members of Congress introduced a resolution to formally end the Korean War as President Donald Trump prepares to meet for a second summit with North Korean [...]
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Ex-CIA Station Chief: In Trump-Kim summit, here’s what Trump should ask for

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

Realistically, what can we expect to come out of the second summit this week between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Hanoi? No one seriously expects [...]
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Melting missiles: just one problem with F-35s stopping N Korea rockets

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

Looking for a quick way to stop North Korean missiles immediately after lift-off, the Pentagon is studying as a near-term option whether a group of F-35 fighter jets hovering [...]
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Donald Trump says his ‘friend’ Kim Jong Un can learn from Vietnam

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Warming up for his meetings with Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump spoke to the leaders of Vietnam on Wednesday while proclaiming that their country can be a model for Kim, [...]
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Trump says ‘my friend Kim’ has great opportunity at second summit

Trump says ‘my friend Kim’ has great opportunity at second summit

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

US President Donald Trump hailed North Korea’s “awesome” potential on Wednesday and said its leader, Kim Jong Un, wanted to do something great, hours before [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s aide frantically dashes to N Korean leader’s side after arriving in Vietnam for second summit

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

It’s hard keeping up with Kim Jong Un. The North Korean despot arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday after enduring an almost 70-hour train ride through southern China, but one [...]
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Sleepless in Pyongyang: N Korean media lauds Kim’s grand tour

Sleepless in Pyongyang: N Korean media lauds Kim’s grand tour

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s long trip to Vietnam for a second summit with US President Donald Trump is causing sleepless nights back home, according to extensive [...]
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Train swapping: N Korea’s Kim reliant on Chinese for summit transport

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rolled into the Vietnamese border station of Dong Dang early on Tuesday, his vaunted specialised train was pulled by a red-and-yellow [...]
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Trump and Kim to meet for dinner at colonial-era Hanoi hotel

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

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begin their second summit in less than a year in the Vietnamese capital on Wednesday, with the US side seeking [...]
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On his way to Vietnam, Kim Jong Un took an early smoke break

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

It’s unclear whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is going to give up his nukes anytime soon, and the same could probably be said for his cigarettes. Footage by [...]
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‘China is biggest foreign threat to America,’ says action group set up by former US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley

‘China is biggest foreign threat to America,’ says action group set up by former US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley

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

Former United States ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has set up an “advocacy” group which described China as the “biggest foreign threat to [...]
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China drafts rules on biotech after gene editing scandal

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

China has unveiled draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist’s claim of helping to create [...]
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AI chip unicorn Horizon Robotics raises $600m in funding as China seeks to reduce dependence on imported semiconductors

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

Chinese artificial intelligence chip designer Horizon Robotics raised $600 million in its latest funding round, likely one of the biggest of its kind, led by South Korean [...]
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China reiterates call for India and Pakistan to exercise restraint

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

China’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said it reiterated its call for India and Pakistan to exercise restraint. Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the comment at a regular [...]
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China drafts rules on biotech after gene editing scandal

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

China has unveiled draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist’s claim of helping to create [...]
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