Archive for March 4th, 2019

Business Briefs 04 March 2019

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 12:04 PM

* Thien Long Group (TLG) has announced a successful private placement of five million shares, Dr 7.6 percent of TLG’s current outstanding shares, to NWL Cayman [...]
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Nearly three dozen people have been trapped for days in collapsed gold mine in Indonesia

Nearly three dozen people have been trapped for days in collapsed gold mine in Indonesia

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 7:18 AM

Rescuers brought an excavator to the remote Indonesian gold mine that collapsed earlier this week, trapping dozens, hoping to speed up rescue efforts despite the risk of [...]
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New Luxury HK Homes Expected to Fetch More Than HK$600M Each

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Mansion Global | 6:00 AM

National Properties, a well-known residential, commercial and hospitality developer and management company in Hong Kong, has launched its newest luxury residential [...]
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Singapore couple allegedly wanted by Taiwan police for dumping newborn baby in bin

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Asianparent | 6:00 AM

Taiwan police is allegedly looking for a Singapore couple, in a case involving a baby dumped in bin. The couple is said to have put the baby in a black plastic bag and dumped [...]
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China and N Korea’s ‘blood alliance’ has complicated the chances of reunification

China and N Korea’s ‘blood alliance’ has complicated the chances of reunification

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s relationship with China has been historically described as akin to “lips and teeth”, in that the nations cannot function without each other. [...]
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N. Korea’s Kim pays tribute to Ho Chi Minh on Vietnam visit

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid tribute to Vietnam’s late revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh on Saturday before starting his long journey home through China, after [...]
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N Korea spent most of Trump’s first year in office perfecting its nuclear arsenal. Here is a timeline

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The collapse of talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has temporarily stalled efforts to dismantle a nuclear programme that has taken leaps [...]
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Kim pays respects at embalmed body of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh

Kim pays respects at embalmed body of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid his respects Saturday to Vietnamese revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh, whose embalmed body is on permanent display, just like Kim’s [...]
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US, Korea to replace spring exercises with smaller drills: officials

US, Korea to replace spring exercises with smaller drills: officials

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

The United States and South Korea are expected to announce that they will not carry out large-scale spring joint military exercises, replacing them with smaller-scale drills, [...]
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US, S. Korea to ‘discontinue’ major military exercise: US official

US, S. Korea to ‘discontinue’ major military exercise: US official

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US military and South Korea are planning to “discontinue” annual large-scale military exercises as President Donald Trump pursues efforts to improve ties with [...]
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Trump blames N Korea for student’s death, doesn’t mention Kim

Trump blames N Korea for student’s death, doesn’t mention Kim

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday sought to quell a firestorm sparked by his comments on the case of an American student tortured and left in a coma in North Korea, saying his [...]
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Warmbier parents blast ‘evil’ N Korea regime after Trump praises Kim

Warmbier parents blast ‘evil’ N Korea regime after Trump praises Kim

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

The parents of Otto Warmbier, an American student who died after 17 months in a North Korean prison, blamed Kim Jong Un’s “evil regime” on Friday after US [...]
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Xi tells young officials to enhance theoretical learning, nurturing sense of responsibility

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

President Xi Jinping on Friday said training and selecting outstanding young officials is vital to the fate of the Party, state and Chinese nation, and to the people’s [...]
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Canada begins process of extraditing Huawei exec to US

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Canada’s justice department on Friday began the process of extraditing Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to the United States to face criminal charges related to alleged [...]
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China banned millions of people with poor social credit from transportation in 2018

China banned millions of people with poor social credit from transportation in 2018

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Verge | 6:00 AM

China banned people from buying plane or train tickets 23 million times last year because their social credit scores were too low, according to the Associated Press, which [...]
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