Archive for June 11th, 2019

DPP presidential primary polls for Tsai, Lai start in Taiwan today

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

Public opinion polls to select Tsai or Lai as DPP presidential candidate start today Five days of public opinion polls to select whether President Tsai Ing-wen or former [...]
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Taiwan government urged to support migrant assistance centre

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

The Taipei-based Garden of Hope Foundation urged the government Sunday to provide inter-agency support to a new migrant assistance centre, as some migrants, such as migrant [...]
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As primary begins, DPP legislator asks party to resist factionalism, rally behind winner

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

Tuan Yi-Kang issues plea to DPP supporters ‘Poll results must be accepted as final’ no matter who wins or loses Monday evening will mark the start of four days of [...]
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Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left

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

In the foothills leading to Dasyueshan National Park in eastern Taiwan, Mei-Hsiu Hwang points to the pear, tea and betel nut plantations patchworking the slopes. “All [...]
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Taiwan’s cable companies can no longer use semiconductors from China in TV boxes

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

In a further blow to Huawei, National Communications Commission reveals Taiwanese companies are shopping in Europe, US for chips and wafers Taiwan’s National [...]
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Indonesia continues sending college graduates to study in Taiwan: MOE

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

Taiwan and Indonesia have maintained a trial programme to encourage Indonesian junior college graduates to study in two-year institutes of technology in Taiwan, after Jakarta [...]
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Radical pastor calls for impeaching President Moon

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

CCK leader draws criticism from within Rev. Jun Gwang-hoon, president of the Christian Council of Korea (CCK), said on Monday he would hold a news conference to rally support [...]
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Remains of ‘Western’ soldier found in DMZ, Korea military says

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

The remains of a soldier under the United Nations Command killed during the 1950-53 Korean War have been found, according to Seoul’s military. The remains uncovered at [...]
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N Korean leader Kim Jong-un ‘executes a general accused of plotting a coup by throwing him into a piranha-filled fish tank’

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | DailyMail | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly executed a general accused of plotting a coup by throwing him into a piranha-filled fish tank. The unnamed general was said to be [...]
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BTS estimated to have a $4.6 billion impact on Korea’s economy annually

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AllKpop | 6:00 AM

BTS’ impact on Korea’s economy has awed everyone. SBS News reported that BTS is bringing over 5 trillion KRW (approximately 4.6 billion USD) to Korea’s [...]
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Why Korea Is Sending $8 Million In Food Aid To N Korea

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

South Korea last week approved $8 million in food aid to North Korea, in response to what UN agencies say are the worst harvests there in a decade and severe food shortages [...]
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‘N Korea unlikely to change position on denuclearisation’

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

Expectation low ahead of G-20 summit It’s unlikely the upcoming G20 summit in the Japanese city of Osaka late this month will produce specific results in terms of [...]
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These N Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped

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

Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading [...]
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Liberty Korea Party approval rating drops below 30pct

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

The approval rating for the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) dropped below 30 percent last week. It rose above 30 percent in the first week of March for the first [...]
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Samsung, SK hynix caught in US-China trade feud

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

Samsung Electronics and SK hynix have found themselves caught in the middle of the escalating US-China trade war as they are facing growing pressure from Beijing not to join [...]
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