Archive for August 23rd, 2019

UK and Korea to sign ‘continuity free trade agreement’

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FT | 6:02 AM

The UK and South Korea will formally sign a continuity Free Trade Agreement on Thursday that will allow bilateral trade to continue in the event of a no-deal Brexit on [...]
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NK says it has no interest in talks if military threats continue

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

North Korea said Thursday it had no interest in dialogue as long as military hostilities continue, mentioning South Korea’s introduction of F-35A stealth fighters. A [...]
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Korea says US, N Korea will restart dialogue ‘soon’

Korea says US, N Korea will restart dialogue ‘soon’

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

The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearisation talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes [...]
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N Korea says US cruise missile test, military moves ‘dangerous,’ still committed to dialogue: KCNA

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

A North Korean spokesman said on Thursday the United States’ recent mid-range cruise missile test and plans to deploy F-35 jets and offensive military equipment around [...]
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N. Korea dismisses nuclear talks if US ‘hostile military moves’ continue

N. Korea dismisses nuclear talks if US ‘hostile military moves’ continue

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

North Korea said Thursday it has “no interest” in dialogue unless Washington stops “escalating hostile military moves”, as a senior US envoy visited [...]
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US troops in Korea may have had credit card info stolen in hack attack

US troops in Korea may have had credit card info stolen in hack attack

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

Thousands of US service members stationed in South Korea may have had their credit cards hacked, the military said this week. Approximately 1 million credit card numbers were [...]
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Banned at home but thriving abroad: China’s social media campaign

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

More than 78 million Facebook users follow the page of the state-run China Daily, where they are served a diet of largely positiveand government-approvedstories about the [...]
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China accuses Australia of being a ‘condescending master’ in the Pacific

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

Beijing has condemned Australia for acting like a “condescending master” towards Pacific countries, insulting climate-vulnerable nations and “spreading the [...]
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Will China lead the world in AI by 2030?

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Nature | 6:02 AM

The country’s artificial-intelligence research is growing in quality, but the field still plays catch up to the United States in terms of high-impact papers, people and [...]
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Don’t ‘mess up Macau’: gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader

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

The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement [...]
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‘I am the Chosen One’: Trump defends China trade war

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

US President Donald Trump proclaimed himself “the Chosen One” Wednesday as he defended his trade war against China, indicating that it was his destiny to take on [...]
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Scores missing after SW China hit by mudslides

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

people have died and 35 are still missing after a series of mudslides in an autonomous region of China’s southwestern Sichuan province, local authorities said Thursday. [...]
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Russia, China seek Security Council meeting after US missile test

Russia, China seek Security Council meeting after US missile test

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Moscow and Beijing warn of ‘threats to international peace and security’ after latest US test of new cruise missile. Russia and China have asked the United [...]
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Yes, Donald Trump really believes he is ‘the chosen one’

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

In the midst of answering a question about the ongoing trade war with China on Wednesday, President Donald Trump turned from reporters, looked to heavens and proclaimed, [...]
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China urges foreign media to ‘help right public opinion wrongs’ on HK protests

China urges foreign media to ‘help right public opinion wrongs’ on HK protests

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

Beijing has called on foreign media in China for “impartial” and “objective” reporting on the Hong Kong protests, sending letters to dozens of [...]
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