Archive for August 20th, 2019

Taiwan leader lauds Cathay CEO for listing self instead of giving names to CCP

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

Taiwan legislator praises Cathay CEO as ‘true warrior’ for refusing to give list of striking employees to CCP Supporters of the Hong Kong protests, including [...]
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China hits out at Taiwan over asylum offer to HK protesters

China hits out at Taiwan over asylum offer to HK protesters

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

China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of [...]
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S. Korea-Asean summit in November to address free trade amid Japan’s export curbs: Cheong Wa Dae

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea plans to focus on seeking ways to bolster the free trade order during a November special group summit with Southeast Asian nations, Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday, as [...]
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Korea holds the key to the Indo-Pacific

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

The US is putting all its diplomatic muscle behind a Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP). Australia and Japan are fully behind Washington. India lends its support, at least in [...]
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Korea and Japan Must Resolve Their Trade Spat

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

Some foreign-policy disagreements are necessary and some are a matter of choice. The current low ebb of relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) is more the [...]
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Soaring consumer loans ringing alarm bells

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The steep growth of consumer loans in the second quarter is raising concerns amid slowing economic growth. Experts said that rising debt amid the slowdown could further [...]
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Korean Air, Asiana to cut domestic cargo operations

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The country’s two full-service carriers, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines, will halt parts of their highly unprofitable domestic cargo operations starting October, in an [...]
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US envoy in Japan, Korea amid deepening rift between neighbours

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VaticanNews | 6:02 AM

A US-led effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons will continue this week as US envoy Stephen Biegun holds talks in Japan and South Korea, amid a deepening [...]
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Seoul summons Japanese envoy over radioactive water disposal plan

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry on Monday sought a detailed explanation on Japan’s reported plan to release radioactive water from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant [...]
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Korea, Japan face off in Asean market

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Government urged to discuss boosting ties with Asean at special summit in November Competition between Korea and Japan has heated up in the Southeast Asian market. Amid the [...]
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S. Korean banks criticised for ‘irresponsible selling’ of DLS products

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korean banks and brokerages are in hot water for selling high-risk derivatives-linked securities and related funds to their customers, mostly retail investors, [...]
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‘Seoul, Washington, Pyongyang speeding up denuke talks’

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday personal diplomacy between the leaders of the United States and North Korea and Moon himself are still working toward the [...]
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N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

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

North Korea on Friday bluntly criticised South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the US and over his rosy comments on inter-Korean [...]
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Sinopec Engineering, tasked to deliver on Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, thinks it can win Bangladesh project

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

Sinopec Engineering (Group), a key implementer of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, is confident it can win a bid to expand an oil refinery in Bangladesh, according to [...]
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China plans to make Shenzhen a ‘better place’ than HK

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

China’s government has unveiled plans to boost the mainland city of Shenzhen and make it into what state media called a “better place” than neighbouring [...]
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