Archive for August 26th, 2019

Set aside extra time for airport commute, HK authorities warn amid plans by anti-government protesters to disrupt traffic to aviation hub

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

Anti-government protesters, who failed in their plan to jam airport-bound traffic on Saturday morning, have vowed to make a comeback next weekend. Transport officials and [...]
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N Korea launches more short-range missiles, clouding prospects for talks

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

- North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series [...]
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Trump says US has really good relationship with N Korea

Trump says US has really good relationship with N Korea

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

US President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States has a really good relationship with North Korea and that the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, has been [...]
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N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

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

North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea’s military said, a [...]
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N Korea calls Pompeo ‘poisonous’ to diplomacy

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

Ri Yong-ho says US secretary of state cast ‘dark shadows’ over nuclear talks North Korea’s top diplomat has called the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, a [...]
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Trump on N Korean projectile launches: Kim ‘likes testing missiles’

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

President Trump on Friday said he does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un violated any pact with him by launching another round of projectiles. “He likes [...]
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N Korea fires ‘short-range ballistic missiles’ into sea: Seoul

N Korea fires ‘short-range ballistic missiles’ into sea: Seoul

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

North Korea Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea after vowing to remain the biggest “threat” to the United States [...]
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to head to Beijing under pressure to take tough line on South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to head to Beijing under pressure to take tough line on South China Sea

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

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will visit China next week, Beijing announced on Friday, after Duterte threatened to cancel talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping if he [...]
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China will retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion more of US goods and resume auto tariffs

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

China said Friday it will impose new tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods and resume duties on American autos. The Chinese State Council said it decided to slap tariffs [...]
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British consulate worker in HK held for more than two weeks in mainland China finally released, family says in Facebook statement

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

A British consulate employee in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China for more than two weeks has been released, according to a statement by his family on social [...]
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Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian, known for his Twitter outbursts, is given senior foreign ministry post

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

Susan Rice, who served as president Barack Obama’s national security adviser, responded via Twitter that Zhao was “a racist disgrace [and] shockingly ignorant [...]
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Renewed Chinese auto tariffs would cost US jobs, industry coalition warns

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

The head of a broad coalition of Japanese, German and South Korean automakers warned on Friday that renewed punitive Chinese tariffs on US autos would hurt US vehicle exports [...]
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Trump’s China trade war spirals as 2020 looms

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

The dangerous new twist in the tariff war between the United States and China will heap ominous pressure on the global economy at a moment when it is already struggling in [...]
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Old Video Of Letterman Challenging Trump Over China-Made Ties Goes Viral

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

An 2012 video of David Letterman challenging Donald Trump over his ties being made in China is going viral after the president on Friday ordered US companies to sever [...]
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China pledges to fight trade war ‘to the end’ and hits back at Donald Trump’s ‘barbaric’ tariffs

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

China on Saturday said it would continue fighting the trade war with the US “until the end” after the two sides slapped further tariffs on each other’s [...]
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