Archive for August 21st, 2019

Taiwan president meets Japanese politicians, voices support for HK

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

President Tsai Ing-wen received a delegation from Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Tuesday (August 20) and vowed to bolster relations between Taiwan and Japan [...]
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Taiwan president tells China not to blame nonexistent forces for HK tension

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

Government supports Hong Kong’s citizens but will not intervene: Tsai President Tsai Ing-wen urged Beijing and the Hong Kong government to resolve the civil unrest in [...]
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AIT touts US-Taiwan security cooperation with visit to naval base

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

As part of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) celebration of the 40th year anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), August has been designated [...]
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Korean activist fund KCGI eyes Asiana Airlines stake, shares soar

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

South Korea’s activist fund KCGI, the second-largest shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines Co Ltd (003490.KS), said it was looking to buy a controlling [...]
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Less bluster, but no compromise seen as Korean, Japan ministers meet in China

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

South Korea and Japan have toned down the rhetoric but show little sign of compromise in a bitter political and economic dispute as their foreign ministers prepare to meet in [...]
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Bulgaria nuclear project attracts China and Korea interest  sources

Bulgaria nuclear project attracts China and Korea interest sources

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

State-run companies from China and South Korea have applied to be strategic investors in Bulgaria’s revived Belene nuclear project, two industry sources familiar with [...]
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Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to Korea: sources

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

Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government [...]
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S. Korea to hold special summits with Asean and Mekong River countries in November

S. Korea to hold special summits with Asean and Mekong River countries in November

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Hani | 6:02 AM

Blue House says summits will focus on ways to open markets and expand trade against protectionism South Korea’s Blue House announced that it will be holding two special [...]
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N Korea’s motives murky in attack on Korea’s president

N Korea’s motives murky in attack on Korea’s president

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

The chances for peace on the Korean Peninsula have suffered another, although not necessarily fatal, setback. In a harshly worded statement Friday, Kim Jong Un’s North [...]
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China is rapidly catching the US in battle for AI supremacy via adoption and data, says report

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

China is rapidly catching up to the US in artificial intelligence (AI), especially in the areas of data and adoption as Beijing strives to become a global leader in the field [...]
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Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against HK protesters

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Twitter and Facebook suspended almost 1,000 accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. On Monday, [...]
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China plans to make Shenzhen a ‘better place’ than HK

21-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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Trade war impasse casts a ‘dark cloud’ over outlook for US oil shipments, analysts warn

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

* “Casting another dark cloud over the outlook for US crude shipments is the ongoing US-China trade impasse,” Stephen Brennock, oil analyst at PVM Oil Associates, [...]
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Huawei dismisses new suspension of ‘unjust’ US ban

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

Huawei on Tuesday dismissed Washington’s three-month delay to a ban on US firms selling to the Chinese tech giant and said the decision would not change the fact it had [...]
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How much new China tariffs could cost American households: JP Morgan analysts

21-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:02 AM

The next round of tariffs Opens a New Window. on Chinese goods could knock American households for $1,000 per year, according to a new analysis from JP Morgan. The US is [...]
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