Archive for May 7th, 2019

Vietnamese migrant workers call for direct hiring

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese migrant workers staged a protest in front of the Vietnam Economic and Cultural office (VECO) in Taipei on Sunday, calling for direct hiring to eliminate unfair [...]
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Refile: Foxconn’s Gou wants to be peacemaker between US, China and Taiwan

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

The chair of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Monday he told US President Donald Trump that he wanted to be the peacemaker between the United States, China and self-ruled [...]
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People in China very interested in Taiwan lifestyle: microblogger

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Chinese nationals are very interested in the lifestyle of people in Taiwan, according to a popular Chinese microblogger on the Sina Weibo platform, who received a huge number [...]
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Gasoline prices in Taiwan rise for eighth consecutive week

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

In order to recoup some of the losses incurred over the past few weeks, state-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan will raise gasoline prices this week for the eighth week in a [...]
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Taiwan should handle Chinese investment on case-by-case basis: expert

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan should deal with investment from China on a case-by-case basis because Chinese enterprises have adopted a wide range of approaches to doing business in other [...]
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New model of weapon identified in latest N Korean tests, Korean officials say

New model of weapon identified in latest N Korean tests, Korean officials say

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

North Korea tested “long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons” on Saturday in a “strike drill” overseen by the country’s [...]
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N Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers KCNA

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

North Korea has conducted a “strike drill” for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim [...]
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N. Korea tested rocket launchers and ‘tactical guided weapons’

N. Korea tested rocket launchers and ‘tactical guided weapons’

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

North Korean state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un oversees testing of multiple rocket launchers, tells troops to ‘keep high alert posture’

07-May-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The leader of the Hermit Kingdom supervised a “strike drill” of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons into the East Sea on [...]
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N Korea weapons tests ‘a warning to Donald Trump’ to restart nuclear talks

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

North Korea’s latest weapons tests are a warning to US President Donald Trump that Pyongyang is growing more impatient with the pace of nuclear disarmament talks and [...]
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N Korea tests new missile _ and Trump’s resolve

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

North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile and President Donald Trump’s resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future. The test early [...]
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‘We still believe there’s a path forward’: Pompeo says N. Korean launches won’t derail diplomacy

07-May-2019 Intellasia | US Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s missile launches Saturday “didn’t present a threat to the United States” and its allies, nor did it derail the Trump [...]
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Chinese AR start-up develops smart glasses to help police catch suspects

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

Using a pair of glasses to detect and locate criminals might sound like a futuristic scene from a Hollywood film, but it has already become a reality in China. Beijing-based [...]
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Beijing’s blurred lines between military and non-military shipping in South China Sea could raise risk of flashpoint

Beijing’s blurred lines between military and non-military shipping in South China Sea could raise risk of flashpoint

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

China’s steady build-up of non-military shipping in the South China Sea could increase the risk of conflict and undermine stability in the region, observers have [...]
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Hours after US President Donald Trump tweets tariff threat China frees up $41.5 billion for small firm loans

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

China’s central bank on Monday announced new measures to free up 280 billion yuan (US$41.5 billion) for loans to small firms. The announcement came just hours after US [...]
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