Archive for November 16th, 2019

Japan’s JERA in talks on Taiwan’s Formosa 3 offshore wind project

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

Japanese power generator JERA is in talks with Macquarie Capital to buy close to a half stake in Taiwan’s Formosa 3 offshore wind project, its president Satoshi Onoda [...]
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Two firms approved to invest over NT$21 billion in Taiwan

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

The Ministry of Economic Affairs said Thursday it has approved NT$21.6 billion (US$720 million) in investment by two companies as part of a government programme aimed at [...]
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189 more Taiwanese students return from HK: MAC

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:02 AM

The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday that 189 Taiwanese studying in Hong Kong universities would return home Thursday, as university campuses increasingly become [...]
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Taiwan’s KMT slammed for naming pro-unification ex-lawmaker on legislator-at-large list

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

The KMT’s slate of candidates has drawn a lot of criticism for being old, too China-leaning, and too conservative The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) has decided its list [...]
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Pig infected with African swine fever washes up in Taiwan

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

A floating dead pig infected with African swine fever washed up in Taiwan last week, according to a UN report, which also recorded a fresh mainland China outbreak and an [...]
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Trump hikes price tag for US forces in Korea almost 500pct as Seoul questions alliance

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

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper landed in South Korea on Thursday to navigate renewed threats from an “enraged” North Korea and newly heightened strain in the [...]
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Pentagon’s Esper says crucial Korea pay more for US troops

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

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing US troops in the country and to maintain an intelligence-sharing pact [...]
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N Korea says it issued ultimatum to South over resort

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

North Korea on Friday said it issued an ultimatum to South Korea that it will tear down South Korean-made hotels and other facilities at the North’s Diamond Mountain [...]
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N Korea calls US candidate Biden a ‘rabid dog’ nearing death

N Korea calls US candidate Biden a ‘rabid dog’ nearing death

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

North Korea’s state media on Friday stepped up a personal attack on former US vice President Joe Biden for slandering its leader, calling the Democratic presidential [...]
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N Korea calls Biden ‘rabid dog’ that ‘must be beaten to death’

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

North Korea has launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a “rabid dog”while also [...]
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Korea, US defence chiefs reaffirm commitment to defend against N Korea

Korea, US defence chiefs reaffirm commitment to defend against N Korea

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

The defence chiefs of South Korea and the United States reaffirmed on Friday US commitment for the defence of South Korea against North Korea and efforts to denuclearise the [...]
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Esper says S Korea wealthy enough to pay more for US troops

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

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday pressed Washington’s case that longtime ally South Korea must pay a bigger share of the cost of having US troops on its soil. [...]
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Japan, S Korean envoys, execs discuss ways to cool tensions

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

Officials and business leaders from Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo on Friday seeking to cool a flare-up in tensions between the two US allies. The head of Japan’s [...]
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N Korea says it will remove Mt Kumgang resort facilities if South insists on talks

N Korea says it will remove Mt Kumgang resort facilities if South insists on talks

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

North Korea said on Friday it had sent South Korea an “ultimatum” about its Mt Kumgang tourist resort, saying it will unilaterally remove South Korea’s [...]
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The purrfect crime: Chinese pet detective seeks lost animals

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

Private sleuth Sun Jinrong brings heat detectors, tiny surveillance cameras, and a blow dart loaded with a tranquiliser to his search for one desperate client’s missing [...]
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