Archive for March 9th, 2019

Analysts: Normal operations restored at NKorean launch site

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

US analysts say North Korea appears to have restored normal operations at a long-range rocket launch site it had partially dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps. [...]
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US open to N Korea talks despite missile programme activity

US open to N Korea talks despite missile programme activity

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

US President Donald Trump is open to additional talks with Pyongyang over denuclearisation, his national security adviser said on Thursday, despite reports that North Korea [...]
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Biological and chemical weapons: the other threats from N Korea

Biological and chemical weapons: the other threats from N Korea

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Military Times | 6:00 AM

When it comes to North Korea, all eyes are on nuclear weapons, but the lack of attention toward chemical and biological capabilities weakens defense against potential [...]
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China calls US-N Korea summit an ‘important step’

China calls US-N Korea summit an ‘important step’

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

The US-North Korea summit in Vietnam last week was an “important step” toward denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula, China’s foreign minister said [...]
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Korea 5G rollout faces delays

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | ZDnet | 6:00 AM

South Korea will likely delay the rollout of 5G networks that was initially planned for this month due to delays in setting the right pricing plan, and smartphone makers and [...]
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US positive on N. Korea denuclearisation despite ‘operational’ rocket site

US positive on N. Korea denuclearisation despite ‘operational’ rocket site

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

The US still believes the “fully verified denuclearisation” of North Korea is possible by the end of President Donald Trump’s “first term,” a [...]
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Tech culture: Chinese consumers are buying cars online using VR, without kicking the proverbial tyre

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

Many who have benefited most from China’s economic boom over the past decade have not been shy about flaunting their wealth providing a boon in sales for luxury goods [...]
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China’s gig economy attracting more women as they seek financial independence amid slowing economy

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

China’s gig economy is not just a man’s world, with more than 30 per cent of working women keeping a side job to earn extra income, according to a survey by one [...]
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China’s 21pct plunge in exports shows weakening global economy

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

China’s huge export industry has suffered its worst month in three years, hurt by the trade war with the United States and a slowing global economy. Chinese exports [...]
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Beijing backs Huawei in legal fight against United States for first time

Beijing backs Huawei in legal fight against United States for first time

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

Beijing has for the first time thrown its support behind tech giant Huawei’s legal actions against Washington, and called upon Chinese companies not to be “silent [...]
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South China Sea WARNING: China INCREASING military presence in disputed waters

South China Sea WARNING: China INCREASING military presence in disputed waters

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

CHINA’S military activity in the South China Sea is on the rise but the US has no plans to withdraw from the region, a top American military officer warned. Admiral [...]
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China calls US-N Korea summit an ‘important step’

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

The US-North Korea summit in Vietnam last week was an “important step” toward denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula, China’s foreign minister said [...]
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Tesla enters into agreement with Chinese lenders for Gigafactory

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

Tesla Inc said on Thursday it signed an agreement with lenders in China for a 12-month facility of up to 3.5 billion yuan ($521 million) for the electric carmaker’s [...]
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China warns of repeating history’s mistakes with Venezuela

China warns of repeating history’s mistakes with Venezuela

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

The Chinese government’s top diplomat issued a stern warning on Friday against interfering in Venezuela or imposing sanctions on the South American nation, saying [...]
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No ‘silent lambs’: China supports Huawei’s bid for US legal redress

No ‘silent lambs’: China supports Huawei’s bid for US legal redress

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

The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councilor Wang Yi, said on Friday that China supports Huawei Technologies’ bid for legal redress in the United [...]
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