Archive for April, 2019

Singapore, Korea to co-host maritime security exercise

Singapore, Korea to co-host maritime security exercise

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A major maritime security field training exercise organised by Singapore and South Korea will start tomorrow. The exercise is part of efforts to strengthen cooperation within [...]
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US envoy signed N Korea document to pay for Warmbier’s care: Bolton

US envoy signed N Korea document to pay for Warmbier’s care: Bolton

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States signed a document agreeing to pay North Korea for the care of American Otto Warmbier but never paid the $2 million Pyongyang demanded, White House national [...]
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‘Jilted bride’: As Korea marks peace summit, North stays aloof

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Along forest trails below a bare mountain peak that until last year was a vantage point for a North Korean guard post, a group of around 20 ordinary South Koreans took a rare [...]
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John Bolton Confirms US Agreed To Pay N Korea $2 Million For Otto Warmbier

John Bolton Confirms US Agreed To Pay N Korea $2 Million For Otto Warmbier

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

National security adviser John Bolton confirmed Sunday that a US official signed a document in June 2017 agreeing to pay North Korea $2 million for the release of comatose [...]
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RPT-ANALYSIS-No stone unturned: Korea to sweep world for Iran oil replacement

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea will likely return to a familiar game plan to replace Iranian oil it will no longer have access to after May now that the United States intends to tighten [...]
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Koreans celebrate summit anniversary, but N. Korea’s a no-show

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

A spectacular light show decorated a building and one of South Korea’s most famous K-pop stars sang John Lennon’s peace anthem “Imagine.” For a few [...]
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Jeremy Hunt urges caution over large Chinese businesses such as Huawei

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The UK should exercise “a degree of caution” about the role of large Chinese companies such as Huawei, Jeremy Hunt has said. The foreign secretary raised concerns [...]
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FEATURE-China’s rocket start-ups go small in age of ‘shoebox’ satellites

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China’s youngest space entrepreneur, used a [...]
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Malaysian minister says China and US have ‘global responsibility’ on trade

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

Malaysia’s top trade official on Saturday said China and the US had a “global responsibility” to consider other countries’ interests, as the [...]
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China’s Xi touts more than $64 billion in Belt and Road deals

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed deals worth more than $64 billion signed during China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) this week as he sought to reassure [...]
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Chinese electric car maker BYD reports 632pct jump in profits as Tesla falters

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Electric car maker BYD is speeding ahead of Tesla with respect to profitability. The Chinese company today (April 28) reported a 632 percent jump in profits in the first [...]
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Beijing’s maritime militia, the scourge of South China Sea

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:00 AM

China uses hundreds of fishing trawlers, manned by military-trained sailors and modified for ramming and spying, to seize islands The shock troops of Beijing’s maritime [...]
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China top of mind as Trudeau hosts Japan’s Shinzo Abe

China top of mind as Trudeau hosts Japan’s Shinzo Abe

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Prime ministers discussed shared problems with China during bilateral meeting China was top of mind for Justin Trudeau during a visit from Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe [...]
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China’s iron and steel association warns on over-capacity, shrinking profits

30-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Mining | 6:00 AM

China’s Iron and Steel Association said on Sunday the industry faces ongoing risks from excess capacity, as well as sluggish demand and increased raw material costs [...]
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Private hospital in China closed down after dozens of patients given fake HPV vaccines

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

A private hospital on Hainan Island has been closed down after it gave fake HPV vaccines to dozens of patients, including at least one who was pregnant, the local health [...]
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