Archive for September 18th, 2019

A Seoul Business Owner Could Face Prison After Displaying N Korean Flag at His ‘Pyongyang Pub’ Restaurant

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

You can sell North Korean food in South Korea. But you’re likely to get into trouble if you decorate your restaurant with pictures seen as praising North Korea. [...]
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Trump is reportedly constantly gushing about Kim Jong Un to weirded-out world leaders

Trump is reportedly constantly gushing about Kim Jong Un to weirded-out world leaders

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheWeek | 6:02 AM

Everyone has a friend, or maybe a colleague, who repeats stories to the same audience, over and over. For the leaders of Group of Seven nations, that’s President Trump, [...]
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Korea joins hands with IAEA to oppose Japan’s contaminated water leak plan

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

The government is moving to step up its campaign to oppose Japan’s plans to dump contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean by seeking the support of the global nuclear [...]
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New home prices rise in just 55 of 70 Chinese cities, the lowest in 18 months, amid Beijing’s efforts to cool the market

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

The Chinese government’s efforts to take the heat out of the property market appear to be paying dividends, with new data pointing to a slowdown in price gains as a [...]
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China says ‘vice ministerial’ officials will be in Washington for trade talks

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* State-controlled media CCTV reported on Tuesday that the vice minister of the finance ministry, Liao Min, will be leading a vice-ministerial delegation to discuss trade and [...]
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China’s home price growth at weakest in nearly a year, developers seen cutting prices

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

China’s new home prices grew at their weakest pace in nearly a year in August as a cooling economy and existing curbs on speculative buying put a dent on overall [...]
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Chinese official to visit US to prepare for trade talks

Chinese official to visit US to prepare for trade talks

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

A Chinese vice finance minister will visit the United States on Wednesday to lay the groundwork for trade talks next month, state media said. The United States and China have [...]
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US senators call for approvals review of Chinese telecoms operators

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

Two Chinese state-owned telecom companies have been singled out for scrutiny by US senators who have called for a review into whether they should be allowed to continue [...]
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Facing US ban, Huawei emerging as stronger tech competitor

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

Long before President Donald Trump threatened to cut off Huawei’s access to US technology, the Chinese telecom equipment maker was pouring money into research that [...]
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Chinese takeover of Bellamy’s infant formula would benefit tax-haven entities

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

More than $176m will find its way to a mysterious entity in the Caribbean tax haven Curacao linked to Kathmandu founder January Cameron if a proposed takeover of the infant [...]
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Boeing raises 20-year forecast for China aircraft demand

18-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Boeing on Tuesday raised its forecast for China’s aircraft demand for the next 20 years, underpinned by expectations of robust air travel demand. * Growth in new [...]
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China signals veto in standoff with US over Afghanistan UN mission: diplomats

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

China and the United States are deadlocked over a UN resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference [...]
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China, Philippines pledge more efforts to further strengthen cooperation on BRI

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

China and the Philippines have expressed their willingness to enhance cooperation through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to better the bilateral relationship between the [...]
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China signals veto in standoff over UN Afghanistan mission

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

Diplomats say China wants reference to its Belt and Road project in mission renewal as Tuesday deadline looms. China and the United States are deadlocked over a United [...]
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Chinese minister heads to Washington as trade talks’ focus broadens

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

China’s Finance vice-Minister Liao Min will go to the United States for trade negotiations on Wednesday, state-run news agency Xinhua has reported. Liao will lead a [...]
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