Archive for August 22nd, 2019

Taiwan wants US to complete delivery of F-16V jets in 2026

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

The Ministry of National Defense wants the delivery of 66 F-16V “Viper” fighter jets to be completed in 2026, one year earlier than originally planned, reports [...]
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Former India ambassador supports trade agreement with Taiwan

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

Gautam Bambawale is in Taiwan for the annual Asia-Pacific security forum held in Taipei India’s former ambassador to China said on Tuesday (August 20) he strongly [...]
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Regional security hinges on a secure Taiwan, says former US official

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

The former US defense specialist stressed the importance of boosting Taiwan’s defense capabilities A former US defense official commended the recent arms sales of [...]
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Trump administration notifies US Congress of plan to sell F-16s to Taiwan

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

The Trump administration formally notified Congress on Tuesday of its plans to authorise an $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter aircraft to Taiwan over the Chinese [...]
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Taiwanese investment in China drops: MOEA

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

Taiwanese less willing to invest in China due to ongoing trade war The US-China trade war has resulted in a 55.5 percent plunge in Taiwanese investment in China during the [...]
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US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

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

The US State Department on Tuesday approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan, in a move expected to anger Beijing. Taiwan will get the latest version of the Lockheed [...]
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US waits N Korea response to restart denuke talks: US envoy

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

Washington is waiting for a response from Pyongyang to resume working-level discussions on denuclearisation as the United States is ready to engage with Pyongyang, a senior [...]
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Pompeo wishes N Korea would not test missiles

Pompeo wishes N Korea would not test missiles

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed displeasure Tuesday about North Korea’s series of missile tests, but said he wants to resume negotiations on [...]
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Pompeo says N Korea talks have not resumed as quickly as hoped: CBS

Pompeo says N Korea talks have not resumed as quickly as hoped: CBS

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

The United States has not returned to the negotiation table with North Korea as quickly as it had hoped, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, but he added that [...]
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Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

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

The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea met in Beijing on Wednesday as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearisation. The trilateral [...]
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Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food

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

South Korea said on Wednesday it will double the radiation testing of some Japanese food exports due to potential contamination from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear [...]
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US envoy Biegun says will focus on denuclearising N Korea, dismisses Russian post

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

US envoy on North Korea Stephen Biegun said on Wednesday he will not take up the post of ambassador to Russia but will remain focused on making progress on the [...]
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US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid N Korea, China threats

US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid N Korea, China threats

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

The commandant of the US Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between [...]
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N Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads  Japan defence report

N Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads Japan defence report

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

Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear warheads in a forthcoming defence report, it has emerged. Tokyo will [...]
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Huawei calls US move to blacklist more affiliates ‘unjust’ and ‘politically motivated’

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

* The US government adds 46 more affiliates of Chinese telecommunications giant onto a blacklist known as the Entity List. * But it also offered another 90-day extension of [...]
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