Archive for June 1st, 2019

Taiwan’s manufacturing sector emerges from 5 months of contraction

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

The local manufacturing sector rebounded in April from five months of production decline, with the index that gauges the sector’s performance showing growth, Taiwan [...]
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MAC discourages Taiwanese from attending Straits Forum in China

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:00 AM

The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday urged citizen of Taiwan not to attend the upcoming Straits Forum in China, which the council sees as part of Beijing’s [...]
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N Korea ‘executes officials involved in failed Trump summit’, report says

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

North Korea has reportedly executed several officials who carried out talks during the failed second US-North Korea summit in February. South Korean media said on Friday the [...]
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Life lessons for S. Korea’s octogenarian school pupils

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When the tune of “Twinkle twinkle little star” plays in her South Korean classroom octogenarian pupil Nam Yang-soon sings along with classmates more than 70 years [...]
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Boycott N Korea’s ‘inhumane’ mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” in the country’s [...]
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N Korea executes officials involved in failed US summit

N Korea executes officials involved in failed US summit

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has reportedly executed several officials who carried out talks during the failed second US-North Korea summit in February. South Korean media said on Friday the [...]
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N Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed US summit: media

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US [...]
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Hopes of finding missing Koreans fade after Budapest boat tragedy

Hopes of finding missing Koreans fade after Budapest boat tragedy

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hopes of finding survivors from one of Hungary’s worst boat disasters were fading on Thursday, a day after a collision on the Danube left seven South Korean tourists [...]
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Thou shalt not march: S. Korean conservatives denounce Pride

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters will parade through central Seoul Saturday, despite South Korea’s main conservative opposition party denouncing the Pride [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un carrying out purge after Hanoi summit collapseChosun Ilbo

N Korea’s Kim Jong Un carrying out purge after Hanoi summit collapseChosun Ilbo

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US [...]
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N Korea Reportedly Executes Officials For Failed Trump-Kim Summit

N Korea Reportedly Executes Officials For Failed Trump-Kim Summit

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

North Korea has reportedly executed the country’s special envoy to the United States over February’s failed summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, [...]
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Tour boat sinking revives memories of SKorea ferry disaster

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatised over a 2014 ferry sinking that killed [...]
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N Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed US summit: media

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US [...]
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China’s ‘nuclear option’ in the trade war could be a dud

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Trade-war hysteria has fueled warnings that China could weaponise its massive holdings of US Treasuries by dumping them on the market. * In my view, such an action would [...]
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If China really wants to retaliate, it will target Apple

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Wired | 6:00 AM

Apple has a Huawei problem. Of the myriad issues raised by the evolving and intensifying US-China trade Cold War, the knock-on effects on Apple have been perhaps least [...]
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