Archive for September 18th, 2021

N Korea accuses US of double standards on missiles, hampering talks

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

North Korea’s state media accused the United States on Friday of double standards over military activities and pursuing a hostile policy towards Pyongyang that was [...] » More

Watchdog to continue legal battle with Woori chair

Watchdog to continue legal battle with Woori chair

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) has decided to appeal the Seoul Administrative Court’s August 27 ruling ordering the watchdog to revoke the heavy sanctions it [...] » More

Moon to visit US for UN session, alliance event

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

President Moon Jae-in plans to leave for the United States, Sunday, to attend the 76th session of the UN general Assembly, according to Cheong Wa Dae. Moon will participate [...] » More

Man and dementia patient wife found dead

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

An 80-year-old man who had been taking care of his wife, who had been suffering from dementia for years, was found dead with his wife, whom he presumably had killed. [...] » More

Human rights organisations call for ‘prudent review’ of ‘fake news’ bill

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

Human rights watchdogs in Korea and abroad have expressed concerns over the controversial “fake news” bill, saying that it could limit the voice of the media and [...] » More

Government reconsiders 2nd Jeju airport project

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

The government has taken a step backward in its plan to build a new international airport on the southern island of Jeju, saying that additional reviews of environment and [...] » More

Government on alert over Chuseok gatherings

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

The health authorities are urging citizens to refrain from gathering and travelling, amid growing concerns that the country’s virus cases are likely to reach a peak [...] » More

Will Samsung attend third White House meeting addressing chip shortage?

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

Attention is growing on a third meeting on measures to deal with the global shortage of semiconductors to be held at the White House, September 23. Samsung Electronics, along [...] » More

Will cosmetic refills take off in Korea?

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

Beauty products often come in extravagant packaging only to later end up in a landfill after a single use. Statistics show only 10 percent of cosmetics packaging is [...] » More

Will use of leftover vaccines for second shot help curb ever-growing cases?

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:01 PM

The government has decided to allow the use of leftover COVID-19 vaccines for second shots, in a bid to speed up its vaccination drive amid the unrelenting increases in [...] » More

China enters Taiwan air defence zone a day after military budget boost

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

Taiwan’s air force scrambled on Friday to warn away 10 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defence zone, Taiwan’s defence ministry said, the day after the [...] » More

Analysis: Investors brace for a great fall in China

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

International investors that have been piling into China in recent years are now bracing for one of its great falls as the troubles of over-indebted property giant China [...] » More

Evergrande says six execs redeemed investment products in advance

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

Six executives of China’s heavily indebted Evergrande (3333.HK) had redeemed some of the company’s investment products in advance earlier this year, the property [...] » More

Shanghai encourages ‘duty-free economy’ as part of consumer push

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

The Shanghai government will support companies applying for approval to sell duty-free goods, and encourage duty-free shops to be set up at airports, hotels, malls and other [...] » More

US resumes talks with Huawei CFO on resolving criminal charges-Globe and Mail

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:01 PM

The U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) is in talks with Huawei and lawyers for its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou about an agreement that could allow her to return to [...] » More