Archive for June 5th, 2019

Taiwan should not take sides in US-China trade war: Hon Hai chief

Taiwan should not take sides in US-China trade war: Hon Hai chief

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:00 AM

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chair Terry Gou), who is seeking to run for president next year, said on Monday Taiwan should not take sides in the ongoing trade war between [...]
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Taiwanese bubble tea chain Milksha to open two outlets in Singapore by end June

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore | 6:00 AM

The bubble tea craze is still going strong in Singapore: another Taiwanese premium bubble tea chain, Milksha, is throwing down the gauntlet amid intense competition from [...]
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On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown

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

China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan’s [...]
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Taiwan’s presidential hopeful William Lai says he has better chance of defeating KMT than President Tsai

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Lai also proposes an improved system of government if elected president of Taiwan Former Premier William Lai said that he has a better chance of defeating the rival [...]
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‘Purged’ N Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol appears in state media

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country’s state media on Sundaytwo days [...]
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Top N Korean official in trouble for failed Trump summit reappears in public

Top N Korean official in trouble for failed Trump summit reappears in public

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

A top North Korean official reportedly sent to a reeducation camp over a failed summit with President Donald Trump isn’t actually doing hard labour at all. Instead, [...]
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Gold bars found in Korea airport trash pose legal quandary

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

South Korean authorities are facing a dilemma following the discovery of more than 2 pounds of gold bullion in a trash receptacle at Incheon International Airport. The seven [...]
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Canada will help enforce UN sanctions against N Korea: Sajjan

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

The missions off North Korea will take place periodically over the next 2 years The Canadian navy and air force will begin regular deployments to help enforce United Nations [...]
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Kim’s sister back in public eye at N Korea’s mass games

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

The powerful younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a public event in Pyongyang for the first time in more than 50 days, casting further doubt on media [...]
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Korea Kaesong executives to meet with US lawmakers

Korea Kaesong executives to meet with US lawmakers

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

South Korean business executives who had to abandon their assets at a factory park in North Korea are planning to visit the United States to meet with members of Congress. [...]
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N Korea’s Mass Games return but Kim unhappy

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

Tens of thousands of performers in Pyongyang took part in the first of North Korea’s spectacular “Mass Games” propaganda displays for 2019, but the show [...]
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In Korea, you’re a 1-year-old the day you’re born. Some want to change that

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

When giving their age to foreigners, South Koreans typically say two numbers. Their “international age,” or the number of years since they were born, and their [...]
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US-Korea military drills not ‘necessary’: Shanahan

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Acting secretary of defence says US forces in South Korea are already ‘prepared if diplomacy fails’ with North Korea. The resumption of major joint-military [...]
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Senior N Korea official thought imprisoned by Kim Jong Un pictured at concert with dictator

Senior N Korea official thought imprisoned by Kim Jong Un pictured at concert with dictator

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

A senior North Korean official involved in denuclearisation talks with the US attended a concert with dictator Kim Jong Un, state media reported late Sunday, contradicting [...]
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Supposedly executed former N Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN

Supposedly executed former N Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN

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

World markets retreated Tuesday after news that the Trump administration is considering anti-trust moves against tech giants triggered a sell-off, pushing the Nasdaq [...]
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