Archive for August 5th, 2019

N Korea says Kim supervised latest rocket launcher test

N Korea says Kim supervised latest rocket launcher test

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

North Korea said Saturday its leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country’s [...]
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Refile: Korea warns Japan of security pact risk, calls for ‘cooling-off’ in trade row

Refile: Korea warns Japan of security pact risk, calls for ‘cooling-off’ in trade row

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

South Korea is exploring all options in a bitter trade row with Japan, including scrapping an intelligence sharing pact, but wants a cooling off period with Tokyo, a senior [...]
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N Korea confirms test-firing of rocket launcher system, third weapons test in just over a week

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

North Korea said Saturday its leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country’s [...]
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Korea accuses Japan of waging ‘economic war’

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Japan dropped South Korea as a preferred trading partner on Friday, escalating a dispute that threatens the global supply chain for smartphones and electronic devices. The [...]
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Trump dismisses N Korea missile tests. Experts say he’s giving Kim regime a ‘free pass’

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump and his national security advisers have repeatedly declined to criticise North Korea’s latest weapons tests, shrugging them off as small-scale [...]
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Trump Says Kim Jong Un Won’t ‘Disappoint His Friend, President Trump’ Despite Missile Tests

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un launched three missile tests in eight days, but President Donald Trump isn’t worried even though Europe and South Korea are. He tweeted [...]
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Trump defends Kim Jong Un as ‘friend’ after short-range missile launch

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

President Trump on Friday defended Kim Jong Un after North Korea’s third short-range missile launch in just over a week, saying they did not violate the [...]
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N Korea says it has tested another rocket launcher system

N Korea says it has tested another rocket launcher system

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Saturday morning local time that leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a test of a new multiple rocket launcher system that has the potential to boost the [...]
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Dismissing missile tests, Trump says Kim won’t want to ‘disappoint me’

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

US President Donald Trump downplayed on Friday North Korea’s missile tests, saying that while they may violate a UN resolution, Kim Jong Un will not want to [...]
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N Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatings North Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal [...]
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China’s new UN envoy says Beijing ready to fight US on trade

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

China’s new UN ambassador warned on Friday that if the United States wanted to fight China on trade “then we will fight,” and signalled that trade tensions [...]
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Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man’s deportation to China

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supporters Human rights activists are scrambling to prevent the [...]
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Fox News Host: ‘I Don’t Know Where To Begin’ Debunking Trump’s Latest Lie

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

Fox News’ Neil Cavuto wasted no time in fact-checking President Donald Trump’s latest claims about the tariffs his administration has imposed (and has promised to [...]
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Xi grapples with summer of discontent

05-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Asiat Times | 6:02 AM

President Xi Jinping will stretch out on a beach lounger in the seaside resort of Beidaihe in Hebei province later this month and splash on the sunscreen. Temperatures will [...]
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Beijing says progress on China-Australia ties ‘unsatisfactory’

Beijing says progress on China-Australia ties ‘unsatisfactory’

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

The progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra’s concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been [...]
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