Archive for June 4th, 2019

Worsening US-China trade war hits HK’s office rental market as companies put expansion plans on hold

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

The worsening US-China trade war, which continues to depress stock markets and the economy, is affecting Hong Kong’s office leasing market, as a growing number of [...]
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Asia-Pacific airlines wait to be convinced on safety of Boeing’s crash-linked 737 Max following crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed a total of 346 people

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

To fly, to buy, or to wait for a replacement: these are some of the options facing major Asia-Pacific airlines over Boeing’s grounded 737 Max plane. Carriers at the [...]
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China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South [...]
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Taiwan joins in global celebration of National Animal Rights Day

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Over 200 animal lovers and animal rights activists in Taipei joined thousands around the world on Sunday to commemorate an annual international event that raises awareness of [...]
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Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats

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

Taiwan lashed out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the [...]
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RPT-Taiwan urges China to ‘repent’ for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform

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

Taiwan on Monday urged China to “repent” for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th anniversary [...]
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On Tiananmen anniversary eve, Taiwan urges China to ‘repent’

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

China must “sincerely repent” for the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago, Taiwan said on Monday, as [...]
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Tsai, US senator go on walk through birthplace of Taiwan democracy

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen on Sunday praised US Senator Cory Gardner for his long-term support for the country as they two walked through Taipei’s Dadaocheng area, the [...]
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Taiwan steps up control measures amid China-US trade friction

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s government is reinforcing measures to manage imports and exports amid rising trade friction between China and United States, which has reportedly prompted [...]
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Korean general to lead combined forces command

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Seoul and Washington agreed Monday to name a Korean four-star general to lead the combined forces command (CFC) here, according to the defense ministry. They also agreed to [...]
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Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended US-Korea military drills

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended US-Korea military drills

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

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in [...]
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What does Korea think of China’s belt and road? It’s complicated

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

When Jang Ha-sung appeared at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to present his credentials as South Korea’s new ambassador to China, he might well have expected [...]
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N Korea’s former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA

N Korea’s former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA

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

North Korea’s former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the [...]
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N Korea missiles ‘similar yet different’ to Russia’s Iskander, Seoul says

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s defense minister said Sunday the projectiles North Korea launched on May 9 are likely “very similar” to the Russian Iskander, a short-range, [...]
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Government to boost big data in finance

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

The Financial Services Commission (FSC) and the state-run Korea Credit Information Services (KCIS) will open a new database called CreDB as part of steps to boost big data [...]
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