Archive for August 16th, 2019

China tells Taiwan government to withdraw ‘black hands’ from HK

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan government says it intends to offer humanitarian assistance to Hong Kongers China has accused Taiwan’s ruling party and government of meddling in Hong [...]
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Chinese netisens furious at Huawei for listing Taiwan as separate country

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Chinese netisens post hashtag ‘#HuaweiGetoutofChina’ after phones seen listing Taiwan as separate country Chinese netisens on Wednesday (August 14) turned on [...]
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Taiwan’s President Tsai likely to be reelected because of HK: US scholar

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Jerome Cohen says current Hong Kong situation shocked Taiwanese voters Jerome Cohen, a professor at the New York University School of Law, said that President Tsai Ing-wen is [...]
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Model of Taiwan’s new jet aircraft spotted at Taipei exhibition

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

First prototype of AIDC XAT-5 Blue Magpie trainer jet expected to be unveiled in September A photograph of what appears to be a small-scale model of Taiwan’s newest jet [...]
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Taiwan groups observe memorial day for comfort women

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

Taiwan observed the Memorial Day for Comfort Women on Wednesday with street processions and several activist groups participating, according to a South Korean press report. [...]
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N Korean media: New US missiles in Korea would trigger ‘new Cold War’

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

North Korea warned that the US would trigger a “new Cold War” and a mounting arms race if it decides to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in [...]
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Korea moves to kick its missile defense shield up a notch

Korea moves to kick its missile defense shield up a notch

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | DefenseNews | 6:02 AM

South Korea plans to spend more money on boosting its missile defense shield in response to North Korea’s evolving missile capability, the Ministry of National Defense [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered an olive branch to Japan to end an ongoing trade dispute Thursday, saying Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo wants [...]
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Korea’s Moon offers olive branch to Japan

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in struck a conciliatory tone towards Japan on Thursday, offering to “join hands” if Tokyo chooses dialogue as relations between [...]
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Korea’s Moon open to dialogue with Japan amid trade row

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan should look back upon its imperialist past but Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo chooses [...]
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Korea urges dialogue with Japan on WW2 anniversary

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

On the anniversary of Japan’s World War Two surrender, South Korea’s president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in [...]
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Korean peninsula will be united by 2045, says Seoul amid Japan row

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

South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, has vowed to achieve the unification of the Korean peninsula by 2045, a century after the end of the second world war. In a speech [...]
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Korea to get New US Defenses, North warns of ‘Path to self destruction’

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s armed forces laid out a five-year plan to bolster the country’s military posture, including new US-built defenses, as North Korea warned their [...]
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China’s July home prices cool, as escalating trade war and slowest economic growth in decades send shivers through property market

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

China’s frenzied housing market has cooled, as a government effort to cap prices is biting, while the impact of the year-long US-China trade war has percolated into the [...]
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Chinese hospital staff accused of illegal organ harvesting

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

Six medical staff, including a doctor, have been arrested in China on suspicion of illegally harvesting organs from a patient. The patient, Li Ping, had been left brain-dead [...]
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