Archive for March 28th, 2019

Source says Spanish judge to seek extradition of N Korea embassy intruders

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

A Spanish judge plans to request the extradition from the United States of members of a group he suspects of forcing their way into the North Korean embassy in Madrid and [...] » More

N Korean Embassy Attack Suspects Fled To US, Spanish Court Says

N Korean Embassy Attack Suspects Fled To US, Spanish Court Says

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

Updated at 7:45 p.m. ET A Spanish court says assailants who broke into North Korea’s Embassy in Madrid last month later fled to the US According to new documents [...] » More

Shadowy N Korean dissident group says it raided embassy, contacted FBI

Shadowy N Korean dissident group says it raided embassy, contacted FBI

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

A shadowy North Korean dissident group claimed responsibility for last month’s raid on Pyongyang’s embassy in the Spanish capital, Madrid on Tuesday but disputed [...] » More

Korea likely to miss its 2030 renewable energy target: WoodMac

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

South Korea is likely to miss its 2030 renewable energy target even though the country’s renewables capacity is expected to triple from 2019, consultants Wood Mackenzie [...] » More

China’s Huawei sees little impact on sales from US broadside

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

The US campaign against China’s Huawei is having little impact on the company’s sales and it is unlikely many countries will follow the United States in banning [...] » More

Former Chinese internet czar Lu Wei sentenced to 14 years in prison for bribery

Former Chinese internet czar Lu Wei sentenced to 14 years in prison for bribery

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

China has sentenced the country’s former internet czar and top censor to 14 years in prison, after he was found guilty of corruption, a court statement said Tuesday. Lu [...] » More

Airbus lands a massive deal with China as Boeing battles its 737 Max crisis

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

As Boeing struggles with the 737 Max crisis, its big rival Airbus has announced a huge order from China. The European plane maker said Monday that it has reached a deal to [...] » More

China’s industrial profits shrink most since late 2011

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

China’s industrial firms posted their worst slump in profits since late 2011 in the first two months of this year, data showed on Wednesday, as increasing strains on [...] » More

Swine fever? 62 piglets found in back of car slaughtered by Chinese authorities over lack of licence

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

Agriculture officials seized and slaughtered more than 60 piglets at a highway police checkpoint in eastern China after the animals were found being illegally transported in [...] » More

Zoom, one of the most anticipated tech IPOs of the year, has one key profit driver: engineers in China

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

Unlike most tech companies preparing to go public, video-conferencing startup Zoom is profitable. One key driver of Zoom’s profitability: a large engineering team in [...] » More

China’s economy picks up as companies pile on debt, survey finds

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

Beijing can still engineer growth on paper at an ever-increasing cost, according to a report released on Wednesday. The latest report by research firm China Beige Book found [...] » More

China and Russia claim thousands of N Korean workers sent home

China and Russia claim thousands of N Korean workers sent home

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

China and Russia have sent home more than half of their North Korean workers, likely tens of thousands of people, according to reports submitted to the UN North Korean [...] » More

China’s economic concerns mount as industrial profits crash to lowest since 2011

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

China’s industrial companies saw their profits fall by 14 per cent in the first two months of the year as the impact of the trade war with the United States and [...] » More

‘Kimono’ showdown stokes anti-Japanese prejudice in China

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

A video of university security guards attacking a man wearing a “kimono” last Sunday has gone viral in China, stirring heated debate online over the [...] » More

Exclusive: US pushes Chinese owner of Grindr to divest the dating app sources

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

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a US government national security [...] » More