Archive for September 13th, 2019

New platform for promoting democracy paves way for deeper Taiwan-US cooperation

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

‘Taiwan offers one of the best models of governance in the region,’ said a visiting US deputy assistant secretary The first US-Taiwan consultations on democratic [...]
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US officials urge caution as Solomons considers cutting Taiwan link

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

US officials have warned the Solomon Islands to be wary of Chinese funding promises and not to be pressed into cutting ties with Taiwan, in comments highlighting increasing [...]
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Foxconn ex chair weighs independent candidacy in Taiwan

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

The former chair of major contract manufacturer Foxconn met with a prominent Taiwanese lawmaker Wednesday as he weighs a possible independent run for president. Terry Gou, [...]
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Trump says Bolton a ‘disaster’ on N Korea, ‘out of line’ on Venezuela

Trump says Bolton a ‘disaster’ on N Korea, ‘out of line’ on Venezuela

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

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a “disaster” on North Korea policy, [...]
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Korea military spending spikes, has N Korea worried

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

South’s defence spending rises by highest in 10 years and North looks to expand own arsenal as diplomatic moves stall. South Korea and North Korea have continued to [...]
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India, Korea win most foreign inflows into Asian bonds in August

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

Foreign flows into Asian bonds were mixed in August, with India and South Korean bonds securing most of the regional inflows thanks to their high returns, while concern over [...]
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China urges US to ‘make efforts’ on N Korea

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

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi called on the United States on Thursday to make efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue, warning that applying “maximum [...]
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Captured by N Korea: former abductee puts faith in Trump’s nuclear talks

Captured by N Korea: former abductee puts faith in Trump’s nuclear talks

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Kaoru Hasuike spent 24 years in the north before he was released. He hopes diplomacy can shed light on the fate of eight Japanese citizens still missing It was supposed to [...]
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Korea asks IOC to ban Japan’s use of ‘Rising Sun’ flag at Olympics

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

South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the “Rising Sun” flag at next year’s Games, Seoul’s sports ministry [...]
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Korea will lodge WTO complaint over Japan’s export curbs

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

The move is latest in bitter trade dispute between the two countries stemming from a decades-old dispute. South Korea’s trade minister said the country plans to file a [...]
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China’s imports of industrial robots from Japan continue to slide amid US-China trade war

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

Japan’s industrial robots industry has become the latest victim of the trade war between the US and China, indicating just how interconnected the global hi-tech supply [...]
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Sen. Cruz urges Trump administration to block China’s next UN power play

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Sen. Ted Cruz is calling on the Trump administration to block China from installing a controversial former head of the Hong Kong police force at the helm of a United Nations [...]
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China trade war: US companies yank money from country at faster pace

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

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai said Wednesday US companies are steering business away from China at an increasing rate amid the escalating trade war between [...]
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Trump delays increase in China tariffs until October 15

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

President Trump said Wednesday that the US will delay an upcoming increase in tariffs on $250 billion worth of goods from China at the request of Beijing, calling it a [...]
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Aussie PM defends Chinese-Australian ally over communist party ties

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

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison on Thursday staunchly defended a Hong Kong-born politician who is under mounting pressure over her links to the Chinese Communist [...]
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