Archive for August 1st, 2019

Samsung Electronics Q2 net profit slumps 53pct

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker Samsung Electronics saw net profits slump by more than half in the second quarter, it said Wednesday, in the face [...]
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US appeals court upholds ruling against Chinese banks in N Korea sanctions probe

US appeals court upholds ruling against Chinese banks in N Korea sanctions probe

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A US appeals court said on Tuesday it had upheld a ruling by a US judge who held three large Chinese banks in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in a probe into [...]
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Pompeo hopes to help patch up Japan-Korea ties

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage Washington’s two biggest Asian allies Japan and South Korea “to find a path forward” from their [...]
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N. Korea launches ‘multiple unidentified projectiles’: Yonhap

N. Korea launches ‘multiple unidentified projectiles’: Yonhap

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea launched “multiple unidentified projectiles” on Wednesday, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported, days after firing two missiles as a [...]
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S. Korea says N. Korea has fired unidentified projectiles

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s military said North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast in [...]
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N. Korea fires several ‘unidentified projectiles’: South

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday, Seoul said, days after a similar launch that the nuclear-armed North described as a warning to the South over planned [...]
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N Korea official tells US counterpart talks to begin soon: senior US official

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A North Korean official told a White House National Security Council counterpart last week that working-level talks to revive denuclearisation negotiations with North Korea [...]
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Beijing to halt individual travel permits to Taiwan over rising tensions

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing will stop issuing individual travel permits to Taiwan for people in 47 mainland cities from Thursday because of the poor state of relations with the self-ruled [...]
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US, China end new round of trade talks; no word on progress

US, China end new round of trade talks; no word on progress

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

US and Chinese envoys met Wednesday for talks aimed at ending a tariff war after President Donald Trump rattled financial markets by accusing Beijing of trying to stall in [...]
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China’s Xi says global, domestic economic conditions undergoing profound changes

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping said the country’s economic situation is good overall but warned that both global and domestic conditions are undergoing profound and [...]
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Trump: China wants to delay trade talks past 2020 election

Trump: China wants to delay trade talks past 2020 election

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump has accused China of wanting to stall trade negotiations through the 2020 election in hopes of being able to negotiate with a more malleable Democratic [...]
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Shanghai tries to reduce its trash, 1 chicken bone at a time

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China’s biggest city has dived headfirst into a trash sorting programme that marks the country’s first serious attempt at cutting the amount of garbage headed for [...]
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Sign of the times: China’s capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an [...]
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China mobilises 190,000 police officers to prepare for 70th anniversary celebrations

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

About 190,000 police officers took part in a drill in southern China on Tuesday as part of the preparations for the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the [...]
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China factory activity contracts again amid trade row

01-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s manufacturing activity contracted for a third month in a row in July, official data showed Wednesday, amid a bruising trade war with the United States and [...]
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