Archive for May 4th, 2019

Korea to build 3 more Aegis destroyers able to thwart ballistic missiles

Korea to build 3 more Aegis destroyers able to thwart ballistic missiles

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

In a critical step toward developing its naval capabilities, South Korea plans to construct three more 7,600-tonne destroyers equipped with American-made Aegis combat systems [...]
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Seoul says Pyongyang must show ‘action’ to win sanctions relief

Seoul says Pyongyang must show ‘action’ to win sanctions relief

04-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha said Friday that Pyongyang needs to show “visible, concrete and substantial” denuclearisation action if it wants [...]
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S Korean visit left as unfinished business for new emperor

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

Former Japanese Emperor Akihito visited 36 countries during his 30-year reign, many more than the eight to which his predecessor traveled, but South Korea was one significant [...]
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Murder at the airportthe brazen attack on Kim Jong Nam

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Early on a February morning two years ago, a balding man in a grey suit entered Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur airport, glanced up at the departures board and walked to check [...]
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Murder at the airport: the brazen attack on Kim Jong Nam

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Early on a February morning two years ago, a balding man in a grey suit entered Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur airport, glanced up at the departures board and walked to check [...]
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Chinese authorities are reportedly using an app to monitor Muslims in Xinjiang and see if they match 36 ‘person types’ deemed as dangerous

04-May-2019 Intellasia | SF Gate | 6:00 AM

* Chinese authorities are using an app to monitor residents in the western Xinjiang region and flag them to officials as dangerous, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) [...]
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Cute or creepy: why humans love some species, loathe others

04-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese giant salamander, the largest amphibian in the world, is not cute. Weighing as much as an adult human, it has slimy brown skin, a giant mouth curled to a gormless [...]
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Two children killed as bouncy castle destroyed by tornado in China

04-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two children are dead and seven people injured after a freak tornado swept a bouncy castle into the air in northern China on Thursday afternoon. The inflatable attraction was [...]
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Investors rush to grab a slice of Chinese plastic surgery app So-Young on Nasdaq debut

04-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

So-Young International, a Chinese marketplace and social networking app for cosmetic surgery, soared in its Nasdaq trading debut on Thursday as investors rushed to grab a [...]
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Xinjiang crackdown at the heart of China’s Belt and Road

Xinjiang crackdown at the heart of China’s Belt and Road

04-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Traders travel freely through the bustling Khorgos special economic zone that straddles the Kazakhstan-China border, but signs on the Chinese side bear a blunt warningno [...]
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Economic mood sours in US, China and Asia in April, as green shoots wilt

04-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The surprise uplift in mood caused by better-than-expected first quarter economic growth figures from China, the US and Eurozone proved to be short-lived this week, amid a [...]
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Pentagon says China’s military using espionage to steal secrets

04-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

China is continuing to modernise its armed forces in order to transform its military into a major global power and using espionage to steal cutting edge technology for [...]
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US prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer: filing

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and [...]
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Huawei Has Taken Over Apple’s Market Share In China; It Will Get Worse

04-May-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

China telecom giant Huawei has taken over Apple’s market share in China. That’s just based on phones, which are all on Android. Wait until they roll out their own [...]
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China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon

04-May-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report says The US Defense Department expects China to add military [...]
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