Archive for April 14th, 2020

Taiwan-Singapore talks on mask donation still on track: MOFA

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s foreign ministry said Sunday that discussions on a donation of surgical face to Singapore are still in progress between the two countries, despite the apparent [...] » More

Korea reports more recovered coronavirus patients testing positive again

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea reported on Monday that at least 116 people initially cleared of the new coronavirus had tested positive again, although officials suggested they would soon look [...] » More

Parties implore voters, highlight shortfalls of rivals ahead of elections

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

The country’s two main political parties are scrambling to reach out to voters, with both sides highlighting the perceived failures of their rivals ahead of [...] » More

Kim Jong-un’s sister returns to key role in N Korean reshuffle

Kim Jong-un’s sister returns to key role in N Korean reshuffle

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Kim Yo-jong reinstated to position she lost last year after collapse of US summit North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s powerful younger sister has been reinstated to a key [...] » More

The Latest: Korea continues down trend in new cases

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | APNews | 6:02 AM

South Korea reported 32 additional cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, a continued downward trend in new infections in the country. The Korea Centers for Disease [...] » More

Man caught breaking quarantine twice in a day

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

Police said Monday that they had apprehended a man in his 60s for allegedly violating self-quarantine rules twice in one day and were considering whether to seek an arrest [...] » More

N Korea’s rubber-stamp parliament meets amid global pandemic

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s rubber-stamp parliament gathered on Sunday, a day after leader Kim Jong Un presided over a ruling party politburo meeting where he called for strict [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim reshuffles top governing body

N Korea’s Kim reshuffles top governing body

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s Kim reshuffles top governing body North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has carried out a major reshuffle of his State Affairs Commission, official media [...] » More

Job openings plunge in March over coronavirus uncertainty

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

Job openings at South Korean companies have fallen by a third in March on-year as businesses are struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, according to a local online job [...] » More

Korea’s Patient 31, Punjab Priest, Bhilwara Doc, Tablighi Jamaat: Infamous Covid-19 Super-Spreaders

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | News18 | 6:02 AM

What is common between the northernmost district of Kerala and the South Korean city of Daegu? And what is the connection between them and the Pink City of India and Chicago? [...] » More

Korea to ship coronavirus tests to US this week: report

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korean firms will make their first shipment of coronavirus tests to the United States this week after a request by US President Donald Trump, Yonhap news agency [...] » More

Regulatory void undercuts Korean renewable energy industry

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

A regulatory void is undermining Korea’s renewable energy industry due to the government’s failure to lay down ground rules for the burgeoning industry. A lack of [...] » More

111 in S. Korea test positive after negative tests

111 in S. Korea test positive after negative tests

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 6:02 AM

South Korean health authorities on Sunday revealed that among people in the country who recovered from the novel coronavirus, 111 subsequently tested positive again. The [...] » More

After resilience in March, exports plummet in April

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s exports have fallen by more than 18 percent so far this month, government data showed Monday. Weighing further on the country’s export front is the [...] » More

Korea Reports Recovered Coronavirus Patients Testing Positive Again

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Haaretz | 6:02 AM

South Korean officials on Friday reported 91 patients thought cleared of the new coronavirus had tested positive again. Jeong Eun-kyeong, director of the Korea Centers for [...] » More