Archive for October 5th, 2021

NKorea says will restore severed communications with South

NKorea says will restore severed communications with South

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

North Korea will restore cross-border communications with its southern counterpart from Monday after dropping them in August, the official KCNA news agency reported. The [...] » More

In Korea, loyalty to local brands may not be automatic for the people

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CampaignAsia | 5:02 AM

The powers that be still enjoy a position of strength bolstered by national pride, but young consumers appear more willing than previous generations to be swayed by foreign [...] » More

Online-only lender Toss Bank commences operation

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

The country’s third internet-only lender Toss Bank is slated to begin operation Tuesday, heating up the competition in the fast-growing online banking market, according [...] » More

N Korea slams UN over its meeting on missile test

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

North Korea on Sunday slammed the UN Security Council for holding an emergency meeting over the country’s latest missile tests, accusing the member states of toying [...] » More

What we learned about Korea’s economy during the pandemic

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

The government and the Bank of Korea (BOK) have made vital policy changes aimed at withdrawing the liquidity that they released during the COVID-19 pandemic. The central bank [...] » More

At Expo Dubai, a journey through Korea’s present, future

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

The Korea Pavilion at the pandemic-delayed Expo 2020 Dubai finally opened Friday, taking visitors on a journey of the present and future of Korea. The fifth-largest [...] » More

First booster shot appointments open up

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Starting Tuesday, the first appointments for COVID-19 booster shots will open up as the nation continues to cope with the more contagious delta variant. “As the delta [...] » More

Imported luxury bag sales surpass W174b despite pandemic

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Sales of imported high-end bags in South Korea soared last year despite a slump in private consumption induced by COVID-19 pandemic woes, data showed Monday. The estimated [...] » More

China’s power crunch puts global economy on red alert

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

Congratulations if you managed to fill your car with petrol last week. The most urgent part of your personal energy crisis is over. Unfortunately, Britain is now entering the [...] » More

Reopen China’s borders when vaccination at home is high and cases overseas are low, says top doctor

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

China should only remove all its border restrictions once there were few infections in other countries and the vast majority of the Chinese population was vaccinated against [...] » More

Investing in China: Will there be a bailout from the Chinese government and what’s the outlook for equities?

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | INews | 5:02 AM

China has been flexing its regulatory muscles of late. It started with a clamp down on the tech titans last year, when the likes of Tencent and Alibaba were seemingly getting [...] » More

China Evergrande to raise $5 billion from property unit sale-Global Times

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Distressed developer China Evergrande will sell a half-stake in its property management unit to Hopson Development for more than $5 billion, Chinese media said on Monday, [...] » More

China wants to tame Internet algorithms. It’s all about national security

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ThePrint | 5:02 AM

In this week’s Chinascope, we will look at China’s Galwan clash propaganda, hidden debt, controlling the algorithms, the investigation against former justice [...] » More

COLUMN-China energy crunch may boost overseas metal producers: Russell

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The energy crunch in China has some obvious winners, with coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices surging to record highs, but the outlook for other commodities is more [...] » More

Beijing’s claims on Tibetan lives distort present-day realities, says exiled Tibetan government

05-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

Beijing’s claims that the 70 years of Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s rule have improved the lives of Tibetans are based on vague historical facts and distort [...] » More