Archive for April 1st, 2021

Top security advisers of S. Korea, US, Japan to hold talks in Washington this week: White House

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

The top national security advisers of South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet in Washington this week for talks on regional and foreign policy issues, the White [...] » More

Steam indicates activity at Yongbyon nuke centre: think tank

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

A US think tank suggested possible activity at North Korea’s key nuclear facility in Yongbyon, pointing to a satellite image showing steam coming out of its [...] » More

S. Korea ‘strongly condemns’ Japan’s approval of school texts

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korea “strongly condemns” Japan’s approval of high school textbooks renewing territorial claims to the country’s easternmost islets of Dokdo, [...] » More

Korea Exchange lowers listing bar for promising K-unicorn companies

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

Bourse operator unveils five key strategic goals, including launching ‘ESG portal’ The Korea Exchange (KRX) will ease listing rules to attract more Korean unicorn [...] » More

Korean foreign minister going to China for first time in three years

Korean foreign minister going to China for first time in three years

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A South Korean foreign minister will visit China this week for the first time in three years, looking for ways to improve ties even as tensions are running high between [...] » More

N. Korea’s paper urges better water management to prevent flooding

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

North Korea’s official newspaper on Wednesday urged stepped-up efforts for effective water management to prevent the recurrence of flooding that caused heavy damage to [...] » More

‘Recommended’ vaccination leave programme feared to fail

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Beginning Thursday, the South Korean government is instituting a “vaccination leave” programme that would allow up to two days of recovery time for people with [...] » More

Citibank Korea rolls out ESG-focused products

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

Citibank Korea has rolled out a series of products related to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) values. The criteria are regarded as an “unstoppable [...] » More

Korea central bank purchased net $11.54 billion in FX intervention in Q4 2020

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s central bank said on Wednesday it purchased net $11.543 billion during the final quarter of 2020 for the purpose of smoothing foreign exchange market [...] » More

Exclusive: India blocks bank accounts of China’s ByteDance, company mounts challenge

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Indian authorities have blocked at least two of ByteDance’s bank accounts for alleged tax evasion, prompting it to ask a court to quash the directive that it fears will [...] » More

Hackers are stealing videos from private security cameras and selling them as home video tapes

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Chinese hackers have stolen videos from tens of thousands of security cameras in private properties across the country and are selling the video clips online as “home [...] » More

China, Long a Source of Deflation, Starts Raising Prices for the World

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Rising raw-materials costs and unrelenting supply-chain constraints are prompting many Chinese exporters to increase prices for the goods they sell abroad, raising fears it [...] » More

Covid-19 forces businesses in Shanghai to leave central commerce districts to save rent

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

An increasing number of companies in Shanghai have been relocating away from the main business areas to save office rental costs owing to financial damage caused by the [...] » More

Report: Chinese loan terms hamper post-virus debt talks

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

China’s loans to poor countries in Africa and Asia impose unusual secrecy and repayment terms that are hurting their ability to renegotiate debts after the pandemic, a [...] » More

China’s economic recovery continued in March, driven by better-than-expected surge in service sector

01-Apr-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

China’s economic recovery continued in March, powered by a better-than-expected surge in the service sector, data released on Wednesday showed. China’s [...] » More