Archive for May 6th, 2020

Pro-Trump ad mistakes Taiwan’s CAL for Chinese airline

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

In yet another episode of Taiwan and its organisations being confused with China, a pro-Trump TV ad accidentally used an image of Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) to [...] » More

CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan to donate 7 million more masks to countries worldwide

06-May-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan will start a third round of mask donations soon, giving more than 7 million surgical face masks to countries around the world to help with their response to the [...] » More

Taiwan’s manufacturing activity contracts in April

06-May-2020 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

Manufacturing activity in Taiwan contracted in April because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global demand, hurting Taiwan’s export-oriented manufacturers, [...] » More

Korea shifts virus policy to ‘everyday life quarantine’ from Wed.

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Kyodonews | 6:02 AM

The South Korean government said Monday it will ease social restrictions and shift to “everyday life quarantine” on Wednesday, calling on the public to cooperate [...] » More

Korea’s April factory activity suffers severely as export orders shrink at record pace: PMI

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s factories were ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak in April, as worldwide lockdowns sent activity tumbling at its sharpest pace since the global financial [...] » More

Shinhan, Woori eager to let go of rigid corporate ideology

06-May-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The nation’s financial industry is letting go of its long-lasting conservative and closed culture by bringing in outside experts to take top management positions. The [...] » More

Kim Jong Un Is Back. What Happens When He’s Really Gone?

06-May-2020 Intellasia | The New York Times | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, reappeared in dramatic fashion this weekend when he was shown on North Korean media after three weeks of unexplained absence, cutting [...] » More

Fire kills more than 2,000 pigs on Jeju

06-May-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

This week’s fire at a large hog farm in Seogwipo on South Korea’s southern resort island of Jeju has caused an estimated 1 billion won (US$815,993) worth of [...] » More

Airlines to record worst earnings slump amid pandemic

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s airline industry is likely to record its worst performance in the first quarter with the dismal situation continuing in the near future. The [...] » More

Korea leads in managing COVID-19 crisis with info-tech

06-May-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

In the midst of an economic lockdown unprecedented in modern times, the question facing governments across the globe is how to effectively restart their engines. Several [...] » More

4 new cases in Korea, China show work on containment

06-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China and South Korea, which had early, intense outbreaks of the coronavirus, together reported only four new infections Tuesday and were slowly resuming public events after [...] » More

Hyundai Card defends Korean Air card’s design

06-May-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Hyundai Card has defended its design of the recently-launched Korean Air-branded private label credit card (PLCC) against the financial authorities’ advice to change [...] » More

Corporate debt in China, Singapore and Korea is rising fast as coronavirus hits revenue

06-May-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Among Asian economies, corporate debt is building up the fastest and the most in China, South Korea and Singapore, according to a report by Australian bank ANZ last week. [...] » More

Amid Kim Jong Un’s health rumours, experts ask: Is N Korea ready for a female leader?

Amid Kim Jong Un’s health rumours, experts ask: Is N Korea ready for a female leader?

06-May-2020 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Amid the rampant rumours last month surrounding North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s health, speculation swirled if his little sister Kim Yo Jong would be the most likely [...] » More

‘Even if 2nd wave happens, it won’t be as bad as before’

06-May-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

With South Korea set to officially end stringent social distancing Wednesday, health authorities expressed both caution and confidence on the country’s fight against [...] » More