Archive for May 6th, 2020

‘No breakthrough expected in NK-US dialogue after Kim Jong-un’s return’

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

Will Kim Jong-un’s return from his hiatus from the public life change the status quo in the stalled US-North Korea denuclearisaton talks? This is the core question in [...] » More

NK media decries ‘fake news’ in S. Korea

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

A North Korean propaganda outlet on Tuesday denounced “fake news” in South Korea, after media speculation here over North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s health [...] » More

N Korean defectors say sorry after false Kim Jong-un speculation

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

A former senior North Korean diplomat has apologised after saying Kim Jong-un was probably so ill he could not stand, days before he emerged on state media smoking and [...] » More

Status quo likely in N. Korea nuclear talks: report

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

Days after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un resurfaced in public, ending an absence that had triggered health rumours, the Wall Street Journal said Monday that [...] » More

Foreign workers feel the pain of ‘corona job cuts’ in Japan

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

Eight years after arriving from Brazil, Rennan Yamashita sat in a government office in central Japan, filling out forms for unemployment insurance after losing his job for [...] » More

Korea protests gunfire at border, blames N Korea for starting it

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

South Korea said Monday that it was protesting North Korea, saying its troops initiated a gunfire exchange over the weekend in the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone that [...] » More

Korea reports three more COVID-19 cases, total now at 10,804

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

South Korea reported three more cases of the new coronavirus Tuesday, again marking an apparent slowdown in the spread of the disease. The country now has reported fewer than [...] » More

FSC to receive applications for digital finance MBA programme

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

The Financial Services Commission said Tuesday that it will start receiving applications for its part-time MBA programme focused on digital finance from May 15. The [...] » More

China to launch new spacecraft as it eyes moon trip

China to launch new spacecraft as it eyes moon trip

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

China said Tuesday it will launch a new spacecraft at 6pm (1000 GMT), in a test of its ambitions to operate a permanent space station and send astronauts to the Moon. The new [...] » More

HSBC to take full control of its Chinese life insurance joint venture

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

HSBC said on Monday it had agreed to buy out its life insurance joint venture partner in China, the latest foreign firm to take advantage of new rules designed to further [...] » More

Chinese navy anti-piracy drill ends with detour through South China Sea islands for US attention

Chinese navy anti-piracy drill ends with detour through South China Sea islands for US attention

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Chinese navy fleet conducted an escort mission drill through the disputed Spratly Islands chain in the South China Sea after completing an anti-piracy operation in the Gulf [...] » More

US uses coronavirus to challenge Chinese Communist party’s grip on power

US uses coronavirus to challenge Chinese Communist party’s grip on power

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

The escalating row between Washington and Beijing over blame for the coronavirus pandemic is fast becoming a battle over the Chinese Communist party’s legitimacy, [...] » More

Kingsoft Cloud is considering a Nasdaq IPO, in a $450 million bet that anti-China sentiment is a tempest in a teapot

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Kingsoft Cloud, the cloud storage subsidiary of one of China’s biggest computer software developers, is eyeing an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq, pitching [...] » More

China, EU join 19-member temporary global trade dispute system, but US, UK, Japan, India not included

06-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has joined 18 other members including the European Union, Canada, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong in launching a temporary system for trade disputes at the World [...] » More

BreakingviewsAmerica could actually shirk its debts to China

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

With all the economic damage China wrought by covering up Covid-19′s spread, why should Uncle Sam pay back the $1.1 trillion it owes the People’s Republic? To do [...] » More