Archive for September 12th, 2019

Google to set up second data centre in Taiwan

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

American tech giant Google announced on Wednesday (September 11) plans to establish a data centre in Tainan as it ramps up investment in Taiwan. The company has procured land [...]
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Canadian warship sails through Taiwan Strait

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

A Canadian frigate was passing through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday, Taiwanese and Canadian authorities said, in the latest of a string of such voyages likely to provoke [...]
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Taiwan’s President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai to meet for first time since primaries

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen and former Premier William Lai were likely to meet for the first time since presidential primaries at a concert in Tainan during the Mid-Autumn [...]
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Taiwanese man missing after entering HK ‘being investigated by mainland’

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

Mainland Chinese authorities have said they are investigating a Taiwanese man who went missing after entering Hong Kong and reportedly crossing the border into Shenzhen last [...]
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Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

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

Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said, three months after a similar operation and amid strained ties between Beijing [...]
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Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan’s export curbs

Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan’s export curbs

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

South Korea said Wednesday it will file a complaint to the World Trade Organisation over Japan’s “politically motivated” export restrictions, upping the [...]
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Bolton was odd choice for Trump’s foreign policy team

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

John Bolton was always an odd fit to be US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser: a conservative hawk who advocated for regime change in North Korea and [...]
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Korea initiating WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea said Wednesday it will initiate a complaint to the World Trade Organisation over Japan’s tightened export controls on key materials South Korean companies [...]
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Buying a big stick: Korea’s military spending has N Korea worried

Buying a big stick: Korea’s military spending has N Korea worried

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

South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernising their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, creating a point of [...]
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N Korea carried out super-large multiple rocket launcher test on TuesdayKCNA

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a super-large multiple rocket launcher on Tuesday, North Korean state media KCNA said on Wednesday. North Korea fired a [...]
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NKorea again tests ‘super-large’ rocket launcher: KCNA

NKorea again tests ‘super-large’ rocket launcher: KCNA

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a fresh test of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher” system, state media said Wednesdaythe latest in a series [...]
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NKorea again tests ‘super-large’ rocket launcher: KCNA

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a fresh test of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher” system, state media said Wednesdaythe latest in a series [...]
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N Korea confirms 2nd test of multiple rocket launcher

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un observed the test-launch of a super-large multiple rocket launcher, the latest in a series of weapons tests performed amid [...]
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N Korea could warm up to talks after removal of ‘war maniac’ Bolton

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

Having once branded John Bolton a “war maniac”, North Korean officials could see US President Donald Trump’s removal of his national security adviser as a [...]
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WTO top court backs Japan in case against Korea duties

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

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Appellate Body on Tuesday broadly upheld an April 2018 panel ruling against South Korea’s anti-dumping duties on imports of pneumatic [...]
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