Archive for November 25th, 2019

Customs seizes ‘misdeclared’ electronic waste from Korea

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | ABS-CBN | 6:02 AM

Authorities on Thursday seized a 40-foot container of allegedly misdeclared electronic waste from South Korea, yet another case of trash illegally shipped to the Philippines. [...]
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Korea salvages military pact with Japan at 11th hour

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

South Korea decided Friday against scrapping a critical military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, in a dramatic 11th-hour U-turn that came as a relief to the United [...]
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Singapore, Korea formalise expanded air services agreement, more flights expected between the 2 countries

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

More flights to and from Singapore and South Korea may soon be on the horizon, after the countries formalised an expanded air services agreement on Saturday (November 23). [...]
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Parents of US student taken hostage in N Korea come for Kim Jong Un’s cash

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxBusiness | 6:02 AM

The parents of a former US hostage who died after being released from North Korea in a coma in 2017 say they are committed to finding and shutting down illicit North Korean [...]
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Ex-CIA agent jailed for 19 years for spying for China

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

The former CIA officer who may have devastated US intelligence collection in China by giving up its network of informants to Beijing agents was sentenced on Friday to 19 [...]
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Self-confessed Chinese spy spills secrets in Australia

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

A self-confessed Chinese spy has given Australia’s counterespionage agency inside intelligence on how Beijing conducts its interference operations abroad and revealed [...]
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China urges US to stop ‘provocative actions’ after Navy ships sail in South China Sea

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

China has urged the US to stop what it described as “provocative actions” in the South China Sea after Navy ships sailed near islands China has claimed. [...]
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Chinese defector gives Australia details of Beijing espionage: paper

Chinese defector gives Australia details of Beijing espionage: paper

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

A senior Australian politician on Saturday said he was disturbed by the reported efforts of China to infiltrate politics in Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan detailed by an [...]
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US Navy warships sail through South China Sea, defying China, officials say

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

Two US Navy warships sailed through the South China Sea this week, a move likely to inflame tensions in a region caught between the US and China’s competing influence. [...]
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Korea’s decision to stay in intelligence pact with Japan helps US contain China, analysts say

Korea’s decision to stay in intelligence pact with Japan helps US contain China, analysts say

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

South Korea’s conditional extension of its military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan allowing information to continue flowing between the two countries would help [...]
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From air, pope greets leaders of China, Taiwan and HK

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

Pope Francis managed an airborne diplomatic dance by sending telegrams of greetings to the leaders of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as he flew through their airspace on his way [...]
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China boycott boosts ‘Oscars’ of Chinese-language cinema

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The leading lights of the Chinese-language film industry will take to the stage in Taiwan on Saturday night for the annual Golden Horse Awards but mainland Chinese filmmakers [...]
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China envoy warns of ‘very bad damage’ if Canada follows US lead on HK

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

China’s new ambassador to Canada on Friday warned Ottawa not to follow the US lead and formally back protesters in Hong Kong, saying such a move would cause “very [...]
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China tells gaming arcades to ban children outside school holidays

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

China’s pork imports in October doubled from a year earlier, as wholesalers stocked up on supplies after disease decimated the huge hog herd, customs data showed on [...]
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Oil falls from 2-month high on doubts over OPEC meeting, US-China trade talk

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Oil prices fell on Friday, pulling back from two-month highs as concern over US-China trade talks overshadowed expectations of an extension to OPEC+ production cuts. Brent [...]
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