Archive for October 10th, 2020

China expects to meet poverty alleviation goal, sustainability the next test

China expects to meet poverty alleviation goal, sustainability the next test

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:29 AM

President Xi Jinping beamed down benevolently from a poster in the new flat of unemployed Jigu Gatie, provided by the Chinese government as part of efforts to tackle poverty [...] » More

US should try to delay IPO of China’s Ant Group, Senator Rubio says

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:23 AM

Senator Marco Rubio, who has successfully urged the Trump administration to pursue investigations of Chinese companies, called on Friday for the US government to consider [...] » More

Yanjing Brewery, China’s official beer supplier, slides after chair is detained for ‘duty-related violation’

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 11:22 AM

Beijing Yanjing Brewery, the official beer supplier at state banquets in the Great Hall of the People, fell from more than two-year high after its chair was detained by [...] » More

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer held in China for almost two years officially charged with espionage

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 11:20 AM

An Australian writer who has been detained by Beijing for more than 20 months has been charged with espionage by Chinese authorities. Sources with knowledge of the case told [...] » More

Huawei’s Meng denied docs access in extradition fight

Huawei’s Meng denied docs access in extradition fight

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 11:14 AM

A Canadian judge has refused Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s request to access a number of confidential documents, dealing a fresh blow in her fight against extradition [...] » More

N Korea to defy coronavirus with huge parade

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 11:11 AM

Nuclear-armed North Korea was expected to parade its latest and most advanced weapons through the streets of Pyongyang on Saturday, as the coronavirus-barricaded country [...] » More

N Korea state media quiet ahead of expected military parade

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:10 AM

Recent satellite imagery has revealed troops rehearsing in Pyongyang, amid expectations new strategic weapons will be displayed. An official of South Korea’s [...] » More

N Korea celebrates party anniversary amid economic woes

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AP | 11:09 AM

North Korea on Saturday celebrated the 75th anniversary of its ruling party with outside observers expecting leader Kim Jong Un to take centre stage in a massive military [...] » More

China’s Xi says intends to deepen relations with N Korea-KCNA

China’s Xi says intends to deepen relations with N Korea-KCNA

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:04 AM

In a congratulatory message to Kim Jong Un for the founding anniversary of North Korea’s ruling party, Chinese President Xi Jinping said he intends to deepen relations [...] » More

Korean Kim grabs Women’s PGA lead on birdie binge

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:59 AM

South Korea’s Kim Sei-young, seeking her first major title, birdied five of her last six holes to seize a one-stroke lead after Friday’s second round of the [...] » More

Fire in Korean apartment high-rise hurts at least 88

Fire in Korean apartment high-rise hurts at least 88

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AP | 10:58 AM

A fire spread up a high-rise apartment building by strong winds in a South Korean port city left scores of people with minor injuries, officials said Friday. Footage from the [...] » More

Taiwan president to pledge strong defences as China tensions rise

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:52 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will pledge to strengthen the island’s defences and work more with regional partners on security in a major speech on Saturday, at a time [...] » More

Taiwan president calls for ‘meaningful dialogue’ with China

Taiwan president calls for ‘meaningful dialogue’ with China

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:50 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday that she wanted to have “meaningful dialogue” with China, which claims the island as its own territory, and pledged [...] » More

WHO says wants to avoid ‘punishing’ coronavirus lockdowns

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:48 AM

The World Health Organization’s top emergencies expert said on Friday that authorities should try to avoid “punishing” lockdowns, as many countries see a [...] » More

Xinhua Silk Road: China’s large-scale desert off-road festival delights participants with visual feast

Xinhua Silk Road: China’s large-scale desert off-road festival delights participants with visual feast

10-Oct-2020 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 9:54 AM

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15th Alxa Festival, which was held in the Alxa League of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous [...] » More