Archive for November 9th, 2019

Taiwan arrests 10 in NT$30 billion investment scam, Singaporean CEO still at large

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

Taiwanese police have arrested 10 people in connection with an alleged Ponzi scheme involving British company Financial.org, while the scam ring’s Singaporean chief [...] » More

In first, America co-hosts cyber war game ‘CODE’ with Taiwan

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | DefenseNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan and the United States are co-hosting a weeklong, multinational cybersecurity exercise on the east Asian island as it seeks to bolster its cybersecurity in the face of [...] » More

Taiwan’s foreign minister meets with new Japanese ambassador over bubble tea

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

Foreign minister Wu partakes in ‘bubble tea diplomacy’ with newly appointed head of Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Taiwan’s Foreign minister Joseph Wu [...] » More

Number of Taiwanese billionaires rises to 40, including one woman

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

The number of billionaires in Taiwan increased from 35 to 40 last year, and now also includes a woman, according to an annual survey by PwC and by Swiss bank UBS. While the [...] » More

Indian bloggers praise freedom, gender equality in Taiwan

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

Two Indian bloggers invited to take part in a programme that involves a free overnight stay at the Presidential Office said Thursday they are impressed with the freedom and [...] » More

Taiwan warns of attack if China’s economy keeps crumbling

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

Taiwan’s Foreign minister Joseph Wu on Wednesday (November 6) said that Taiwan will need to brace itself for a “military conflict” if China’s economy [...] » More

Taiwan businesses will still return even if US-China trade war ends: MOEA

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

Despite rising optimism about an eventual agreement to end the trade war between the United States and China, Economics minister Shen Jong-chin still believed that Taiwanese [...] » More

Human rights groups condemn repatriation of N Korean suspects to ‘almost-certain execution’

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Human rights groups have condemned the decision by Seoul to repatriate two North Korean fishermen accused of murder, insisting that the men will not receive fair trials and [...] » More

Korea deports N Koreans who fled after killing 16

Korea deports N Koreans who fled after killing 16

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

In an extremely unusual case, South Korea deported two North Korean fishermen on Thursday after determining they had killed 16 other crew members on their boat and then fled [...] » More

N Korea hits out at ‘reckless’ US and Korea, labels Japan’s Abe an ‘idiot’

N Korea hits out at ‘reckless’ US and Korea, labels Japan’s Abe an ‘idiot’

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

North Korea has lashed out against “reckless military moves” by South Korea and the US after they opted to go ahead with a joint aerial drill amid deteriorating [...] » More

Warnings, recriminations and a missile launch: how the US-N Korea nuclear talks died

Warnings, recriminations and a missile launch: how the US-N Korea nuclear talks died

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

When North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed “complete denuclearisation” last year, Washington and Seoul offered him an extra incentive to ensure the vow would [...] » More

N Korean defector says Kim ‘doesn’t deserve’ Trump’s compliments

N Korean defector says Kim ‘doesn’t deserve’ Trump’s compliments

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

A North Korean defector said Thursday after meeting Donald Trump at the White House that Kim Jong Un is not worthy of the US president’s extravagant praise. Kim [...] » More

N Korean fishermen accused of killing 16 crew members before fleeing to Korea are deported

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Two North Korean fishermen who authorities say killed 16 other crew members on their boat before fleeing to South Korean waters last week were deported to the communist [...] » More

Korea deports two murder suspects back to N Korea

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

South Korea has deported two North Korean fishermen suspected of killing 16 fellow crew members, including the boat’s captain, before fleeing to South Korean waters. [...] » More

Korea court rules explicit drawings in comics and cartoons are child pornography

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s Supreme Court has overturned a lower court decision and ruled that sexually explicit drawings of teenagers in “anime” cartoons and [...] » More