Archive for March 1st, 2019

Trump says he and N Korea’s Kim discussed dismantling of Yongbyon nuclear plant

Trump says he and N Korea’s Kim discussed dismantling of Yongbyon nuclear plant

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he and North Korean leader Kim Jon Un had discussed the dismantling of North Korea’s main nuclear facility at Yongbyon during [...]
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On summit sidelines, N Koreans study Vietnam’s economy

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Senior members of North Korea’s delegation to Hanoi for Kim Jong Un’s summit with President Donald Trump took a side trip Wednesday to visit one of [...]
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Frugal thief stuns Korean police with 10 billion won savings goal, disguises and elaborate escape plans

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A money-saving South Korean thief who amassed hundreds of thousands in stolen valuables over a string of burglaries has surprised police with his attention to detail and [...]
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Trump, at N Korea summit, distracted by Cohen

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The moment was meant to be a grand diplomatic triumph, a headline-dominating spectacle that could lead to the disarmament of a dangerous nation while delivering a vital [...]
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Trump-Kim go one-on-one: Who will know what was really said?

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Only four other ears on the planet heard what President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said to each other Wednesday during a one-on-one chat that began [...]
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Trump meets N Korea’s Kim in Vietnam for second nuclear summit

Trump meets N Korea’s Kim in Vietnam for second nuclear summit

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump met in Hanoi on Wednesday for their second summit, with the US president saying he was not walking back on US demands for [...]
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Koreans demand answers for abductions during Korean War

Koreans demand answers for abductions during Korean War

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Relatives of South Koreans taken by the North in the 1950s remains a key issue in peace efforts with Pyongyang. In the push for an agreement on denuclearisation, campaigners [...]
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Trump Calls Kim Jong1 Un ‘Great Leader,’ Says N Korea Potential Is ‘Awesome’

Trump Calls Kim Jong1 Un ‘Great Leader,’ Says N Korea Potential Is ‘Awesome’

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump has once again inexplicably heaped praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump, who’s in Hanoi, Vietnam, this week for a summit with North [...]
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China’s ‘horizontal skyscraper’ attraction nears completion

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Dubbed an engineering marvel, the highly anticipated Raffles City Chongqing project in China is nearly complete. Devised by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, it measures [...]
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China’s new veterans’ law to be reviewed at National People’s Congress next week

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s top legislative body is set to review the first draft of a new law designed to better protect the interests of the country’s 57 million war veterans, [...]
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Macau’s Galaxy Entertainment posts 29 pct rise in 2018 profit

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd posted a 29 percent rise in profit for 2018 due to robust demand from gamblers in the world’s biggest casino hub. [...]
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China says hopes US, N Korea dialogue can continue

China says hopes US, N Korea dialogue can continue

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it hopes dialogue and communication between the United States and North Korea can continue. Ministry spokesman Lu Kang [...]
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China urges ‘objective’ view of Xinjiang after Turkey criticism

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Countries should take an “objective” view of Chinese policy in Xinjiang and stop saying the wrong thing, China’s government said on Wednesday, after Turkey [...]
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Rights group says China arrests at least three labour activists

Rights group says China arrests at least three labour activists

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At least three prominent labour activists in China have been formally arrested on public order charges, a Hong Kong-based labour rights organisation said, the latest step by [...]
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China Appoints Political ‘Rising Star’ to Oversee Security in Troubled Xinjiang

China Appoints Political ‘Rising Star’ to Oversee Security in Troubled Xinjiang

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

In a sign of the seriousness of its crackdown on restive Xinjiang, China has appointed a political rising star and Xi Jinping loyalist to head up political and legal affairs [...]
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