Archive for November 2nd, 2019

Taiwan manufacturing activity returns to expansion mode

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s manufacturing activity returned to expansion mode in October, doing so for the first time since April, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) [...] » More

US Senate defense authorisation bill cuts parts involving Taiwan

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

The content of the US Senate’s version of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) for 2020 that touches on Taiwan affairs has not been kept in a curtailed version [...] » More

Taiwan’s TSMC to add 8,000 jobs at its new 3nm fab

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

New R&D centre will be dedicated to developing 3nm process nodes and more The world’s leading foundry house, TSMC, is set to add 8,000 research and development jobs [...] » More

Taiwan President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai might meet in public November 2

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen and former Premier William Lai may meet in public for the first time since their primary rivalry at a campaign event in Tainan on Saturday (November [...] » More

US N Korea envoy Biegun nominated for No. 2 job at State Department

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun, a widely respected foreign policy veteran, to become the next deputy [...] » More

‘Satisfaction’: N Korea confirms tested multiple rocket launcher

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

North Korea confirmed on Friday it conducted a third test of a new “super-large” multiple rocket launcher that it says expands its ability to destroy enemy [...] » More

Seven S. Koreans missing in helicopter crash near disputed islets

Seven S. Koreans missing in helicopter crash near disputed islets

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Rescuers searching for seven South Koreans whose helicopter crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from islets disputed with Japan located the aircraft on Friday, [...] » More

NKorea conducts new test of ‘super-large’ rocket launcher: KCNA

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea has carried out a “successful” new test of its “super-large multiple rocket launcher” system, state media said Fridaythe latest in a [...] » More

N Korea, emboldened by Trump peril and Chinese allies, tries harder line

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Successful sanctions evasion, economic lifelines from China and US President Donald Trump’s impeachment woes may be among the factors that have emboldened North Korea [...] » More

Biegun asked to revive US-NK denuke talks

Biegun asked to revive US-NK denuke talks

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

With US President Donald Trump naming Washington’s special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun as second-in-command at the State Department, the key focus is [...] » More

Respected N Korea envoy tapped as US State number two

Respected N Korea envoy tapped as US State number two

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Stephen Biegun, a respected US foreign policy veteran in the difficult job of leading diplomacy with North Korea, was named Thursday as the State Department number twoa role [...] » More

N Korea, emboldened by Trump peril and Chinese allies, tries harder line

N Korea, emboldened by Trump peril and Chinese allies, tries harder line

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Successful sanctions evasion, economic lifelines from China and US President Donald Trump’s impeachment woes may be among the factors that have emboldened North Korea [...] » More

Is Vietnam a goldmine for Korean companies

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

With the market of Korea’s largest trading partner China becoming more saturated, Korean companies have found a more sustainable alternative: investing in Vietnam. [...] » More

‘Google tax’ could be levied on Samsung, LG, Hyundai

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The government should pay close attention to the United States’ suggestions on a “digital tax,” as Samsung, LG, Hyundai and other local conglomerates doing [...] » More

Korea searches for survivors of helicopter crash off disputed islands

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korean rescue services have found no sign of seven people missing after an Airbus helicopter crashed into the sea off the disputed islets of Dokdo late on Thursday, [...] » More