Archive for May 11th, 2019

N Korea fires more missiles, US announces ship seizure as tensions mount

N Korea fires more missiles, US announces ship seizure as tensions mount

11-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:53 AM

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it had seized a North [...]
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N Korea missile test violated UN resolutions, says Japan

N Korea missile test violated UN resolutions, says Japan

11-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:53 AM

North Korea’s latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan’s government [...]
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Moon Jae-in begins third year in power with hard sell on N Korean reconciliation but has his signature policy failed?

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:53 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third year in office under a cloud on Friday, after North Korea’s latest missile tests further complicated his efforts to [...]
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Trump rattles saber at China ahead of make-or-break trade talks

11-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:53 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was taking steps to authorise new tariffs on $325 billion in Chinese imports as officials prepared for last-ditch talks to avert [...]
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Former Xinjiang teacher claims brainwashing and abuse inside mass detention centers

11-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 7:53 AM

Overflowing toilets in overcrowded cells. Food and sleep deprivation. Forced injections. As she witnessed horror after horror and was told of others, Sayragul Sauytbay, who [...]
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US hits China with higher tariffs, raising stakes in trade talks

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:53 AM

The United States pulled the trigger Friday on a steep increase in tariffs on Chinese products and Beijing immediately vowed to hit back, turning up the heat before a second [...]
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Burned before, US pushes for way to enforce China trade deal

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 7:53 AM

In trying to hammer out a trade agreement with China, the Trump administration may be drawing inspiration from classic rock, specifically The Who’s anthem [...]
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Trump offers support to Canadians detained in China

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:53 AM

US President Donald Trump spoke with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday and offered his support for Canadian citizens detained in China, the White House said. [...]
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Good luck hiding from this new Chinese camera that can spot you from 28 miles away

11-May-2019 Intellasia | BGR News | 7:53 AM

A team of Chinese researchers has just announced their creation of an inexpensive but powerful camera that’s the size of a shoebox and which seems destined to further [...]
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The Latest: China trade envoy hoping for rational talks

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 7:53 AM

The Latest on trade talks between China and the United States (all times local): 10:40 a.m. China’s chief envoy to high-stakes trade talks with Washington says he came [...]
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Chinese ex-Interpol president Meng Hongwei to face trial in Tianjin

11-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:53 AM

Meng Hongwei, the Chinese former president of Interpol, has been formally charged and will face trial in Tianjin, the country’s top prosecutor said on Friday. The [...]
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Petraeus: US has the advantage over China on tradebut not for long

11-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 7:53 AM

America’s negotiating advantage over China in trade talks won’t last forever, former CIA director David Petraeus told CNN Business. “In the short term, the [...]
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Chinese spa customer calls police after her massage is live-streamed to half-naked man

11-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:53 AM

A spa customer in central China has complained to police that her massage session was live-streamed to a half-naked man by mobile phone. The woman, surnamed Li, was naked [...]
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New rule seeks to stop abuse of China’s child fashion models

11-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:53 AM

A new regulation designed to protect child models from abuse and exploitation has been introduced in an east China e-commerce hub. Under the new ruling, announced by [...]
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2 Chinese men indicted for hacking Anthem

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 7:53 AM

A federal grand jury has indicted two members of “extremely sophisticated” hacking group operating from China in the 2014-2015 theft of the personal information [...]
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