Archive for March 21st, 2019

Business Briefs 21 March 2019

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | | 8:40 AM

* Dat Xanh Real Estate Service and Construction Corp (DXG) plans to hold an initial public offering for its real estate services segment in late 2019 or early 2020. DXG plans [...]
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HK to build one of world’s largest artificial islands

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Government says it needs extra land around main island of Lantau for housing Hong Kong plans to build one of the world’s largest artificial islands, city officials have [...]
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Man throws wife from 4th floor of Taiwan airport after argument

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

It’s common for couples to have the occasional squabble, but a quarrel between a 32-year-old man and his 33-year-old wife landed both of them in hospital. Early on [...]
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President Trump Just Sidelined His Own Top Negotiator on N Korea

President Trump Just Sidelined His Own Top Negotiator on N Korea

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

President Donald Trump has taken increased control of negotiations over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme, sidelining his own top negotiator and dismissing the [...]
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Trump officials privately bracing for N Korea’s next move

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

The Trump administration is privately discussing how to respond should North Korea decide to conduct a satellite launch as talks between Washington and Pyongyang appear to be [...]
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Samsung Elec sees tough year with trade risks, slow growth: co-CEO

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

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday its new Galaxy flagship smartphones were selling well in China and it was confident it could reverse the recent slump in its [...]
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President Moon may roll snake eyes on his big N Korea bet

President Moon may roll snake eyes on his big N Korea bet

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

US-North Korea engagement will likely continue to limp along despite last month’s failed summit in Hanoi and Pyongyang’s veiled threat last week to pull out of [...]
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What happened last month at the N Korean Embassy in Spain?

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

Spanish authorities have confirmed they are investigating a reported attack on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid, a spokesperson for Spain’s National Police told CNN. [...]
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US intelligence chief in Seoul to discuss N. Korea: source

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The US intelligence chief is in South Korea, a government source said Wednesday, on a visit seen as aimed at sharing information and assessment of North Korea following the [...]
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Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

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

International journalists’ organisations are criticising the status of press freedom in South Korea after the country’s ruling party singled out a Bloomberg [...]
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Amid nuclear deadlock, top CIA official on Korea leaves for Google

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News | 6:00 AM

A senior official at the CIA’s Korea Mission centre is leaving the agency to work for Google in Asia, according to two sources directly familiar with the matter, [...]
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Cheollima Civil Defense wants to take on Kim Jong-un and free N Korea. Who are they, and do they have a shot?

Cheollima Civil Defense wants to take on Kim Jong-un and free N Korea. Who are they, and do they have a shot?

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

A dissident group plotting to overthrow North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has appealed to the media not to expose its members’ identities and compromise their safety, [...]
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How Canada Gets Squeezed Between China And The US

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

On a drizzly day earlier this month, a gaggle of mostly Chinese protesters gathered outside a provincial Supreme Court in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Inside the [...]
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Xi says China ready to take ties with Italy into new era

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

China is ready to strengthen its “global strategic partnership” with Italy, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in an Italian daily on the eve of his visit to the [...]
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China clones ‘Sherlock Holmes’ police dog to cut training timesstate media

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

Scientists in southwest China’s Yunnan province have cloned what they called the “Sherlock Holmes of police dogs” in a programme they hope will help cut [...]
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