Archive for June 7th, 2019

Korean aid to N Korea could be a game changer if N Korea accepts it

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | PRI | 6:00 AM

Standing outside of the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea, with hundreds of other protesters, 64-year-old Pastor Kim Jong-su nodded solemnly as he spoke about hunger in North [...]
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Seoul denies reports of impending visit by Xi Jinping

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

The South Korean presidential office on Thursday denied reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping has confirmed plans to visit Seoul before the G-20 summit. A Cheong Wa Dae [...]
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Travel agencies say N. Korea planning to suspend mass games

Travel agencies say N. Korea planning to suspend mass games

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronisation, after the premiere [...]
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N Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin

N Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin

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

Nearly one year after a historic Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the Asian nation advised the United States to change its [...]
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Trump says he’s still optimistic about a deal, N Korea warns its losing patience

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

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea “would like to make a deal” and left the door open for a third summit with Kim Jong Un [...]
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Chinese leader Xi may visit Seoul this month

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping is rumoured to be visiting Seoul this month for a summit with President Moon Jae-in. The JoongAng Ilbo, citing an unnamed diplomatic source, [...]
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Analysts: Shinzo Abe a shape-shifter on N Korea in Trump era

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe could be trying to please US President Donald Trump with offers to meet with Kim Jong Un without preconditions, as he watches and learns [...]
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US Seventh Fleet deploys Coast Guard ship near N Korea

US Seventh Fleet deploys Coast Guard ship near N Korea

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

The United States Seventh Fleet has deployed a US Coast Guard ship in the Yellow Sea in waters near North Korea. The Seventh Fleet stated on its Facebook page on Wednesday [...]
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Korean businesses growingly adopt unmanned services

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

Robots are coming to South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture, where crowds of lunchtime customers queuing at cafes are a daily sight. Coffee is just one of many industries [...]
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China travel warning spells trouble for US luxury retailers

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

* China’s new warning discouraging its citizens from travelling to the US will mean fewer free-spending Chinese tourists. * They account for some of the highest tourism [...]
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Putin and Xi hail ‘unprecedented’ ties as US relations sour

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

* Russia and China appear to be intent on strengthening their alliance. * Chinese President Xi Jinping started a three-day state visit to Russia on Wednesday. * Xi will speak [...]
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Samsung cutting its phone production in China

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | GSMarena | 6:00 AM

Samsung is reducing the output of its only smartphone factory in Huizhou, China, less than 12 months after closing its other plant in Tianjin. According to Reuters, the [...]
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China awards 5G licences to country’s major telecoms network operators, cable network giant

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

China on Thursday granted commercial 5G licences to the country’s three telecommunications network operators and the nation’s cable network giant, signalling [...]
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China’s new high-speed train will ‘float’ over tracks to hit 370 miles an hour

07-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NBC | 6:00 AM

A sleek prototype of a high-speed train unveiled recently in China is designed to carry passengers at a speed of 600 kilometers per hour, or 370 mph. That’s more than [...]
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Canada says it has real concerns over China’s human rights, Beijing protests

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

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing “real concerns” about China’s [...]
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