Archive for October 24th, 2020

Taiwan insists on meeting HK police before arranging visa for murder suspect, sources say

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Authorities in Taipei have insisted that police from both Hong Kong and Taiwan meet to exchange evidence and sort out travel details before Chan Tong-kai, a murder suspect [...] » More

Taiwan’s safety consistent with US interests in Indo-Pacific: CSIS

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The US should continue to support Taiwan since the country’s safety aligns with American interests in the Indo-Pacific, according to Washington think tank the centre [...] » More

Huawei unveils 5G Mate 40 flagship smartphones as chip supply constraints loom

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Huawei Technologies has introduced its latest 5G flagship smartphone line, the Mate 40 series, indicating China’s largest tech company is pushing ahead despite the [...] » More

Taiwan and UK discuss removing trade barriers in key talks

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Greg Hands, the minister of state for Trade Policy in the UK’s Department for International Trade, wrapped up his two-day virtual tour to Taiwan Thursday evening [...] » More

State Department approves $1.4B sales of missile systems to Taiwan

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

The State Department approved two possible arms deals with Taiwan, which will total $1.4 billion if they go through, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced. The [...] » More

After election, US dialogue with China on Taiwan must resume, analysts say

After election, US dialogue with China on Taiwan must resume, analysts say

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Whoever wins the US presidential election on November 3 will need to find a way to reconstruct dialogues with Beijing concerning Taiwan, according to US diplomatic experts, [...] » More

China’s Xi Jinping delivers thinly-veiled swipe at US during Korean War anniversary speech

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that “blackmailing, blocking and extreme pressure” will lead to “nowhere but a dead end” in a thinly-veiled [...] » More

Korea finds no link between flu shot, boy’s death as toll rises

Korea finds no link between flu shot, boy’s death as toll rises

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s forensic agency has found no links between a 17-year-old boy’s death and a flu shot he had taken, the Yonhap news agency reported, amid rising [...] » More

Pyongyang’s choice: playing the Trump card

Pyongyang’s choice: playing the Trump card

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Donald Trump’s fluctuating relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has gone from fire and fury to love letters, but Pyongyang’s view of his rival is [...] » More

Senior US official accuses China of aiding N Korea cyber thefts

Senior US official accuses China of aiding N Korea cyber thefts

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A senior US justice official accused China on Thursday of helping North Korea launder money from massive cyber thefts it has carried out to raise funds in the face of [...] » More

Korean antitrust chief says Google has undermined competition

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s antitrust chief said on Thursday the agency believes US search engine giant Google has undermined competition, adding that the agency plans to present a [...] » More

Korea sticks to flu vaccine plan despite safety fears after 25 die

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korean officials refused on Thursday to suspend a seasonal influenza inoculation effort, despite growing calls for a halt, including an appeal from a key group of [...] » More

Korea’s first training ship enters naval service

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | DefenseNews | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s Navy has received its first training ship, built with a reduced radar signature, the Defense Acquisition Programme Administration announced October 20. [...] » More

China’s Renminbi says Beijing must dismantle capital controls to create a more globally accessible yuan

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s former central bank governor says it is time for Beijing to relax capital account controls to facilitate international use of yuan a suggestion that comes as [...] » More

Hunter Biden: What was he doing in Ukraine and China?

24-Oct-2020 Intellasia | BBC | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump has repeatedly accused his Democratic White House challenger Joe Biden of wrongdoing in regards to Ukraine and China while he was vice-president, which [...] » More