Archive for September 6th, 2019

N Korea to pursue conventional weapons, pro-Pyongyang paper says

N Korea to pursue conventional weapons, pro-Pyongyang paper says

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

A pro-Pyongyang newspaper in Japan says North Korea is likely to continue developing conventional weapons even if it resumes denuclearisation talks. The Choson Sinbo said [...]
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Samsung to launch Galaxy Fold in Korea on September 6 priced $2,000

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from September 6 with fifth-generation (5G) [...]
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Japan-Korea dispute shows no signs of abating

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | DW | 6:02 AM

Japan-South Korea dispute shows no signs of abating On the streets of Seoul in late August, a young Japanese tourist was assaulted by a Korean man and the footage went viral [...]
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Korea urges IAEA to pay more attention to radioactive Fukushima water

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The government wants the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to play a more active role in dealing with Japan’s plan to discharge contaminated water into the [...]
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N Korea platoon stands ready on disputed island, Seoul says

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s military says it is aware of the deployment of a North Korean platoon on Hambak Island near the western maritime border. Defense minister Jeong Kyeong-doo [...]
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N Korea lambasts Japan over Fukushima

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

North Korea slammed a Japanese plan to discharge highly radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, calling the plan a recipe for an “outrageous nuclear [...]
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Samsung to launch foldable smartphone after major delay

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Tech giant Samsung has said it will launch its hotly anticipated first foldable smartphone on Friday, months after faulty screens forced an embarrassing delay of its release. [...]
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Central banks flock to gold amid uncertainty

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Central banks from emerging market economies are increasing their gold reserves due to heightened uncertainty surrounding the US dollar amid a fragile macroeconomic outlook. [...]
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US, China to resume trade talks in Washington in October

US, China to resume trade talks in Washington in October

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China and the United States will resume trade talks in Washington in early October, Beijing said on Thursday, allaying fears that new punitive tariffs would lead to a [...]
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Xi stresses improving international communication

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

President Xi Jinping has called on China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration to improve its international communication capacity so as to better introduce China to [...]
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China slaps US with trade war complaint

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:02 AM

China officially filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation Wednesday in response to the US raising tariffs from 10 percent to 15 percent on $300 billion worth of [...]
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The trade war hasn’t hit its peak yet. The US and China will both pay a heavy price

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

There’s one defining question in the China-US trade war: Who’s more desperate to see it end, Donald Trump or Xi Jinping? It is clear that each side is already [...]
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Chinese nuclear giant unfazed by blacklisting

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

China general Nuclear Power Group, a state-owned enterprise that runs and has built nine nuclear-power plants with a cluster of 28 reactors in Guangdong province and [...]
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Chinese paper says HK demonstrators now have no excuse for violence

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that had sparked widespread protests was an olive branch that leaves demonstrators with no [...]
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Chinese companies report slowed second-quarter profit growth as weaker economy, US-China trade war bite into earnings

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Publicly traded Chinese companies reported slowed earnings growth in the second quarter, as moderation in economic expansion and a flare up in the US-China trade war bit into [...]
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