Archive for October 24th, 2019

N Korea leader Kim vows to clear Korea relics from Kumgang resort

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said South Korean facilities in the North’s Mt Kumgang tourist resort must be removed and rebuilt in a modern way, state media reported [...]
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US Indo-Pacific strategy places Seoul at disadvantage in defense cost-sharing talks

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Washington-led Indo-Pacific strategy is emerging as another major burden in South Korea’s ongoing defense cost-sharing negotiations with the United States. So far, [...]
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N Korea’s Kim orders demolitions at South-built resort

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has condemned a flagship tourist development with the South as an eyesore and ordered buildings there demolished, state media reported [...]
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Court to decide on arrest of ex-justice minister’s wife

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The wife of former Justice minister Cho Kuk attended a court hearing Wednesday that will decide whether an arrest warrant will be issued for her over charges related to her [...]
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Government strongly warns against using liquid e-cigarettes

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The government issued a strong recommendation Wednesday advising people to stop using liquid e-cigarettes until the effects of “vaping” products on the human body [...]
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Government of Korea commits further support to Unicef’s Makani programme

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

The Republic of Korea is a long and valued supporter of Unicef’s work in Jordan The government of the Republic of Korea has committed a new contribution of $1 million [...]
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China dismisses reports of Carrie Lam replacement plans for HK

China dismisses reports of Carrie Lam replacement plans for HK

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s foreign ministry has strongly denied a report from the London-based Financial Times which claimed Beijing was considering replacing Hong Kong chief executive [...]
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China offers tariff-free quota for 10 million tonnes of US soybean purchases: sources

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Beijing on Tuesday offered major Chinese and international soybean processors waivers that would exempt the companies from steep tariffs on imports of up to 10 million tonnes [...]
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Beijing reportedly developing plan to replace HK’s leader by March

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The Chinese government is developing a plan to replace Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam with a possible successor who could be installed by March, reports the Financial [...]
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Queensland student sues Chinese consul general, alleging he incited death threats

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

A 20-year-old University of Queensland student is taking the Chinese government’s most senior representative in the state to court over allegations the consul general [...]
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China says Peter Navarro’s fictional source shows that US makes ‘policies based on lies’

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Chinese government has weighed in on news that US President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser faked a source in a book critical of Beijing, portraying the matter as [...]
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Trade War: China Uses WTO To Get Even With The US

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

China is using the World Trade Organisation (WTO), an American-made institution, to get even with the US. Beijing is seeking $2.4 billion in retaliatory sanctions against [...]
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Beijing to host ‘intra-Afghan’ conference: Taliban

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China has invited a Taliban delegation to attend an “intra-Afghan” conference in Beijing, a militant spokesman said Wednesday, after a prospective deal between [...]
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Huang Xiangmo: Chinese billionaire claims persecution by ‘dark forces of Australia’s deep state’

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

The Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo has called the tax office a “despicable tool for political persecution” over its pursuit of an alleged unpaid $140m tax [...]
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China’s foreign ministry slams Peter Navarro for citing himself using a fake name

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

China’s foreign ministry slammed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday following his admission that he cited a nonexistent person in his books to bolster [...]
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