Archive for May 6th, 2019

Late US student’s mother urges pressure on ‘cancer on Earth’ N Korea

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

The mother of Otto Warmbier, the young American who died after alleged torture by North Korea, on Friday demanded no let-up in pressure on the regime she called “cancer [...]
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N Korea fires short-range missile into East Sea

06-May-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Saturday that North Korea’s Kim Jong-un would not “break his promise,” after South Korea said Pyongyang had [...]
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Trump ‘firm’ on China structural demands, tariffs part of enforcement: Pence

Trump ‘firm’ on China structural demands, tariffs part of enforcement: Pence

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

US vice President Mike Pence said on Friday that President Donald Trump would “stand firm” on his demands for structural changes to China’s trade practices, [...]
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China’s $670 billion ‘sheconomy’ is growing like crazy

06-May-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

A “sheconomy” is booming in China, driven by a seismic shift in younger women’s spending habits. “Those who win over women’s hearts win it [...]
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China putting minority Muslims in ‘concentration camps,’ US says

China putting minority Muslims in ‘concentration camps,’ US says

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

The United States accused China on Friday of putting well more than a million minority Muslims in “concentration camps,” in some of the strongest US condemnation [...]
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Chinese family reportedly paid $6.5 million to ‘fixer’ for admission into Stanford

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

A Chinese family allegedly paid the mastermind of a college admissions cheating scheme $6.5 million to assure their child’s admission to Stanford University, US news [...]
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Trump ‘firm’ on China structural demands, tariffs part of enforcement: Pence

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

US vice President Mike Pence said on Friday that President Donald Trump would “stand firm” on his demands for structural changes to China’s trade practices, [...]
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Why business leaders gathered in Omaha buy Buffett’s optimism on US-China relations

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance | 6:00 AM

The world’s two largest economies can be competitors without being enemies. That’s according to billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Nebraska Governor Pete [...]
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Temptation to ‘game the system’ could derail US-China trade deal, says former American official

Temptation to ‘game the system’ could derail US-China trade deal, says former American official

06-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A trade deal between the United States and China which may be just around the corner could be derailed by a “temptation to game the system,” a former US diplomat [...]
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Chinese driver kicks up a stink after durian causes false positive alcohol breath test result

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

A man who failed a traffic police roadside breath test in eastern China blamed durian, the pungent tropical fruit, for the result. The driver, surnamed Jiang, was stopped for [...]
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US accuses China of using ‘concentration camps’ against Muslim minority

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

In a highly charged attack, the Pentagon says up to 3m people could be imprisoned in detention centres The United States has accused China on Friday of imprisoning more than [...]
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Trump says he, Putin discussed new nuclear pact possibly including China

Trump says he, Putin discussed new nuclear pact possibly including China

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

US President Donald Trump said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed on Friday the possibility of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include [...]
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Japan’s private rocket reaches outer space for first time

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Wral | 6:00 AM

A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick successfully launched a small rocket into space Saturday, making it the first commercially developed [...]
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Latest US amphibious assault ship deploys to Japan

06-May-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

To address the growing threat from the Chinese military in the Asia-Pacific region, the United States Navy (USN) is deploying its latest America Class of amphibious assault [...]
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Japan’s emperor greets public for 1st time since succession

Japan’s emperor greets public for 1st time since succession

06-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito greeted the public Saturday for the first time since his succession, expressing hope for Japan to keep pursuing peace. Naruhito ascended the [...]
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