Archive for April 8th, 2019

Swick provides update on its underground diamond drilling contracts

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 8:29 AM

Swick Mining Services Limited (‘Swick’, ASX: SWK), a leading provider of high-quality underground and surface mineral drilling and mineral analysis services, is pleased [...]
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Business Briefs 08 April 2019

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | | 8:24 AM

* Century Synthetic Fiber Corporation (STK) estimated its net profit at VND51 billion in the first quarter of this year, up 27% year-on-year. Its revenue inched up an [...]
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Worst wildfire Korea has seen

Worst wildfire Korea has seen

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 7:26 AM

A thick scent of smoke hung over the town of Goseong in Gangwon province yesterday, amid a mountain fire thought to be South Korea’s worst wildfire. Kim Young-joon, a [...]
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Trump sees progress in China talks but doesn’t predict success

Trump sees progress in China talks but doesn’t predict success

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:23 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday said talks with Beijing were making progress toward ending the trade war between the world’s two top economies, but he again stopped [...]
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Scores of poll winners could be disqualified in Thai vote

Scores of poll winners could be disqualified in Thai vote

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:21 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission said Friday that scores of candidates who were tipped to secure elected seats in last month’s contentious polls are under [...]
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Overseas doctor recruitment row intensifies as hospital consultants and HK health minister call on Medical Council to explain why it rejected the proposals

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A row caused by Hong Kong’s medical watchdog rejecting proposals to relieve a chronic doctor shortage escalated on Friday as public hospital consultants united with the [...]
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Chinese recruiters target Taiwanese job seekers to spread pro-unification propaganda

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Suspect ads surface on job banks and social media. Advertisements have surfaced on job banks and social media pages in Taiwan seeking supporters of cross-strait unification [...]
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LSE considers altering sculpture to show Taiwan as part of China after student pressure

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The London School of Economics is considering amending a Mark Wallinger globe sculpture to show Taiwan as part of China after student protests. The World Turned Upside Down [...]
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Army Announces Unit Deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq and Korea

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Military | 6:00 AM

US Army brigade combat teams will deploy this summer to Afghanistan, Iraq and Korea to participate in ongoing rotations, according to recent Army announcements. The 82nd [...]
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Thousands evacuated after Korea’s wildfire

Thousands evacuated after Korea’s wildfire

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

At least one person dead and more than 4,000 forced to flee after fire broke out on Thursday night. Thousands of firefighters and soldiers are starting to contain wildfires [...]
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Wildfire Rips Along Korea’s Eastern Coast, Prompting National Emergency

Wildfire Rips Along Korea’s Eastern Coast, Prompting National Emergency

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

South Korea is using its military to contain a large forest fire that spread quickly after igniting in Gangwon Province, along the country’s east coast. Strong winds [...]
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From US to Korea, early mobile 5G is only inconsistently fast

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Venturebeat | 6:00 AM

It may be only a day or three, or 105 into the mobile 5G experience, but there’s already a consensus between early US and South Korean 5G smartphone adopters: When 5G [...]
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Authorities suspect this vessel trafficked oil to N Korea

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Navy Times | 6:00 AM

A South Korean ship is being held at a domestic port over suspicions that it illegally provided oil to heavily sanctioned North Korea, officials said Wednesday. The [...]
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EU, China struggle to agree summit statement

EU, China struggle to agree summit statement

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s refusal to give the EU solid commitments over access to its markets is preventing the two sides from agreeing a joint statement for a high-profile summit next [...]
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Xinhua Headlines: At Hannover Messe, China brings ‘brains and brawn’ to future industry

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

As the world’s largest industrial trade fair, the Hannover Messe presents the latest progress in industrial technologies. Under theme of “Integrated [...]
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