Archive for November 14th, 2019

Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm inaugurated

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

Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to reach a commercial scale was inaugurated in a ceremony at a fishing port in Miaoli County on Wednesday morning (November 13), [...]
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Taiwan’s retired police decry court’s award of damages to Sunflower protesters

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

The Retired Police Officers Association launched a protest Tuesday over a court ruling that requires the state to pay compensation to 10 people who were injured during the [...]
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Taiwan’s Yageo to buy rival Kemet in $1.8 billion deal

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

Taiwanese electronic component company Yageo Corp plans to acquire US rival Kemet Corp in a $1.8 billion deal aimed at expanding its global footprint, the two companies said. [...]
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Seoul-Tokyo row risks sending ‘wrong message’: USFK chief

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

Seoul’s decision to terminate a key military intelligence sharing pact with Japan risks sending the “wrong message” to adversaries, the commander of US [...]
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Factbox: US and Korea’s security arrangement, cost of troops

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

The 70-year security alliance between the United States and South Korea is under fresh focus as Washington seeks a sharply higher share of cost to be borne by Seoul for [...]
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Public offices, banks to open at 10 a.m. on CSAT day

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

Public offices will open later and transportation will be expanded today, the day of the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), for over half a million test-taker. Public [...]
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Korean river runs red with blood of 47,000 slaughtered pigs

Korean river runs red with blood of 47,000 slaughtered pigs

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Dramatic images have emerged of a South Korean river running red with the blood of thousands of slaughtered pigs, drawing attention to the Asian Swine Flu (ASF) crisis [...]
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Japan, US say 3-way ties with Korea are key to security

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | MilitaryTimes | 6:02 AM

The chair of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, agreed with Japanese officials Tuesday that three-way cooperation with South Korea is key to regional security [...]
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Ending GSOMIA could send ‘wrong message’ to neighbouring countries: CFC chief

Ending GSOMIA could send ‘wrong message’ to neighbouring countries: CFC chief

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

South Korea ending a military intelligence pact with Japan bears the “risk of sending the wrong message” to neighbouring countries including North Korea, China [...]
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Rights group condemns Seoul for deporting ‘killers’ to North

Rights group condemns Seoul for deporting ‘killers’ to North

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

An international human rights group on Wednesday condemned Seoul for deporting two alleged North Korean mass murderers, saying they were being handed back to [...]
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In new N Korea talks, ‘achievable’ is the watchword

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

The United States and North Korea could open a new round of working-level talks later this month or in early December, a South Korean official has indicated, and the timing [...]
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Economy in mind, Bolsonaro softens tone on China

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

What a difference a year makes. In the months before last year’s presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro described China as predatory and thumbed his nose at [...]
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Uighur researchers say China running more camps than known

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

Uighur activists said Tuesday they have documented nearly 500 camps and prisons run by China to detain members of the ethnic group, alleging that Beijing could be holding far [...]
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Huawei to give staff $286 million bonus for helping it ride out US curbs

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Finance | 6:02 AM

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday it will hand out 2 billion yuan ($286 million) in cash rewards to staff working to help it weather a US trade [...]
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China’s pork crisis is bigger than you think

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | MSN | 6:02 AM

One doesn’t appreciate the magnitude and importance of the role pork plays in the Chinese diet until you spend a bit of time here. The meat is so widely consumed, and [...]
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