Archive for August, 2019

Macronix to fund AI innovation centre at top Taiwan university

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

Macronix Innovation centre and School of Computing established at National Cheng Kung University The founder and chair of Taiwan’s Macronix International Co., Miin Wu, [...]
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Taiwan is not for sale: MOFA

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan is not for sale and cannot be bought by any country, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokesperson Joanne Ou said Thursday, in response to a petition posted on a [...]
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Taiwan’s representative to World Trade Organisation resigns

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

Taiwan’s representative to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Cyrus Chu, has resigned for unspecified reasons. Chu’s resignation was approved by President Tsai [...]
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Senior Chinese diplomat to visit N Korea next week

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

The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, will visit North Korea next week, the foreign ministry said on Friday, at a time of international [...]
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N Korea changes constitution to solidify Kim Jong Un’s rule

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

North Korea’s parliament has approved changes to the country’s constitution to solidify leader Kim Jong Un’s role as head of state, official state media [...]
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N. Korea solidifies Kim Jong Un’s ‘monolithic’ power

N. Korea solidifies Kim Jong Un’s ‘monolithic’ power

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

North Korea has elevated leader Kim Jong Un to a status approaching his grandfather, the country’s founder Kim Il Sung, analysts said Friday after Pyongyang revised its [...]
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Japan’s curbs on high-tech materials exports to Korea could backfire

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

Japan’s curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a key link in the global chip supply chain, [...]
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China’s paramilitary stages anti-riot drill near HK border

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

China’s paramilitary force staged a new anti-riot drill in Shenzhen on Thursday, with exercises mirroring the ongoing anti-government protests in Hong Kong, mainland [...]
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China slams US warship for ‘provocative’ transit through South China Sea, calling it ‘maritime hegemony’

China slams US warship for ‘provocative’ transit through South China Sea, calling it ‘maritime hegemony’

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

China hit back at the US on Wednesday after a Navy warship sailed near disputed islands China has claimed as its own in the South China Sea, calling the action [...]
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Beijing refuses to ‘budge’ on South China Sea: Philippines

Beijing refuses to ‘budge’ on South China Sea: Philippines

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

Beijing told visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that its position on the South China Sea was not up for negotiation, a spokesman for the leader said Friday (August [...]
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China to showcase new weapons at Beijing parade

31-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Equipment likely to include the DF-41 mobile ballistic missile and the JL-2 sub-launched ballistic missile China will showcase some domestically produced, advanced military [...]
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Signs of new US-China trade discussions emerge as increased tariffs loom

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

The United States and China gave signs on Thursday that they will resume trade talks as the two economic superpowers discussed the next round of in-person negotiations in [...]
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First flats collapse, now warehouse wobble sends people fleeing in southern China

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

A warehouse in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen was evacuated on Thursday when it started swaying, a day after the partial collapse of a block of flats in the same [...]
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Senior Chinese diplomat to visit N Korea next week

Senior Chinese diplomat to visit N Korea next week

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

The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, will visit North Korea next week, the foreign ministry said on Friday, at a time of international [...]
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With racing and music events, Tesla gets over marketing allergy in China

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

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has always shown disdain for marketing, with CEO Elon Musk boasting his company does not advertise, instead using the money it would have spent to develop [...]
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