Archive for August 7th, 2020

Rescue Workers Missing in Korea Floods After Boats Capsise: Yonhap

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A massive search was under way in South Korea on Thursday after one rescue worker was killed and five went missing when their boats overturned and were swept over a dam by [...] » More

Korea faces hurdles with space projects

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s recent announcement of a deal on new missile guidelines with the United States lifted a decades-long restriction on South Korea’s use of solid fuels [...] » More

Korea’s 5G network averages 650Mbps download speed

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | DZNet | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s 5G network averaged 656.6Mbps for download speed across the capital Seoul and six other major cities in the country, the Ministry of Science and ICT said [...] » More

S. Korea reports 43 new coronavirus cases

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The number of new daily coronavirus cases in South Korea bounced back to above 40 on Thursday as domestic infections climbed up. The country added 43 cases, raising the total [...] » More

Samsung Life embroiled in troubled gold-related DLS

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Insurers have remained unaffected by the latest series of scandals involving private equity funds (PEFs), as the products were distributed mainly by banks and brokerages. [...] » More

Korea to donate $10 million for NK aid programme

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The government has decided to donate $10 million (11.9 billion won) to North Korea via a World Food Programme (WFP) aid project, under which it will provide essential food [...] » More

Government vows to keep hospitals open during strike

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Health minister Park Neung-hoo vowed Thursday to maintain basic medical services as the nation’s intern and resident doctors are scheduled to go on strike on Friday. [...] » More

Note 20 hands-on: Samsung’s most reliable offering

Note 20 hands-on: Samsung’s most reliable offering

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Samsung unveiled its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy Note20 Ultra during its first virtual Galaxy Unpacked 2020, Wednesday. Surprisingly the phone is similar to the S20, [...] » More

Factbox: Korea tries to tame rampant real estate market

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Since President Moon Jae-in took office in 2017, Seoul housing affordability has deteriorated to the worst on record despite tougher mortgage restrictions and new real estate [...] » More

China says it has no intention of ‘becoming another United States’

China says it has no intention of ‘becoming another United States’

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China’s top diplomat has called out the US for attempting to start a new Cold War between the two largest economies, and in the process plunging the world into [...] » More

China Conducts Mock South China Sea Bombing Drills Amid US Tensions

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

Chinese fighter jets and bombers have completed a series of combat readiness exercises in the disputed South China Sea, as Beijing continues to assert its dominance over an [...] » More

Why the fuss? The US, Taiwan and Chinaa guide

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Why has the announcement by the United States of its highest-level visit to Taiwan for four decades sparked such anger from Beijing? Here is a recap of the key issues [...] » More

China Builds Surveillance Network In South China Sea

China Builds Surveillance Network In South China Sea

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

China has been building a series of surveillance platforms spanning parts of the South China Sea (SCS). Many of these are in Chinese waters, but several are floating in [...] » More

Chinese Vaccine Maker Has World’s Fastest Growing Fortune

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:02 AM

Chongqing Zhifei Biological Products Co. shares have surged 80 per cent since the vaccine maker disclosed at the end of June that China’s drug regulator approved [...] » More

China, US to review trade deal, air other grievances on August 15: sources

07-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Senior US and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly tense relationship during an [...] » More