Archive for August 12th, 2019

Trump sides with Kim criticism of US-SKorea war games

Trump sides with Kim criticism of US-SKorea war games

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

US President Donald Trump told reporters Friday he agreed with Kim Jong Un’s opposition to US-South Korea war games, after receiving what he was a new letter from the [...] » More

Emotion driving S. Korea-Japan trade row: Analysts

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

A spiralling trade row between Japan and South Korea is being driven more by emotion than economic factors, analysts say, with leaders of the US allies risking their security [...] » More

Seoul and Tokyo’s trade war puts military pact at stake

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

South Korea has threatened to end a military intelligence sharing agreement with Japan as a squabble over trade escalates. The breakdown in ties comes as North Korea stages a [...] » More

Japan Shipping Key Chemical For Samsung, Does It Signal A Thaw In Japan-Korea Dispute?

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

There is hope yet for Japan and South Korea to work out their problems on trade. After Japan said yes to exporting one of the three chemical products needed for producing [...] » More

Trump hails ‘beautiful’ letter from Kim Jong Un as he sours on Korea

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

President Donald Trump said Friday that he received a “very beautiful” letter from Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader who has repeatedly violated UN resolutions [...] » More

N. Korea conducts new missile tests as Trump backs Kim on war games

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

North Korea conducted the latest in a series of missile launches Saturday to protest US-South Korean war games, just hours after US President Donald Trump expressed his own [...] » More

Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan’s Uniqlo, company says

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

A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo’s sales in the country, the company said on Friday, highlighting the [...] » More

The escalating trade war between Korea and Japan, explained

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

South Korea and Japan are embroiled in a bitter trade war that could have consequences for a global economy that is already suffering from another trade war between the US [...] » More

N Korea’s two short-range missiles in show of force

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a “show of force” against US and South Korea joint military [...] » More

NKorea fires 2 missiles into sea in likely protest of drills

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

North Korea on Saturday extended a recent streak of weapons displays by firing what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, according to South [...] » More

IMF says trade war threatens China’s growth, pushes for an equitable resolution

12-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The International Monetary Fund is urging the world’s two largest economies to resolve the escalating trade war quickly and fairly. In a new report published Friday by [...] » More

Chinese reports on US diplomat in HK ‘have gone from irresponsible to dangerous’State Department

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

Official Chinese media reports about a US diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement “have gone from irresponsible to [...] » More

Huawei unveils phone system that could replace Android

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

Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself [...] » More

Typhoon Lekima makes landfall after China issues red alert

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

Thirteen people were killed and 16 remain missing after Typhoon Lekima made landfall in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang on Saturday, resulting in the shutdown of [...] » More

China ‘needs to do more’ to adjust foreign policy and win friends as trade war with US rolls on

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

Beijing is adjusting its assertive foreign policy and scaling back moves to expand its presence abroad, but it needs to do more to win friends as tensions escalate with [...] » More