Archive for October 7th, 2021

Mounting tensions between US, China raise new fears of threat to Taiwan

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Politico | 5:02 AM

Tensions are mounting once more between Beijing and Washington, as China pushes a record-breaking number of warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone. The [...] » More

Taiwan military confirms ‘Yun Feng’ missile’s existence

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:02 AM

Taiwan’s military has publicly confirmed for the first time the existence of the “Yun Feng” (Cloud Peak) medium-range surface-to-surface missile, which has [...] » More

Failure to defend Taiwan would be ‘catastrophic’ for peace in Asia, Tsai Ing-wen says

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

A failure to defend Taiwan would be catastrophic for peace in Asia and the island would do whatever it took to protect itself, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said, as [...] » More

Taiwan-China situation ‘most grim’ in four decades: minister

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

Taiwan’s military relations with Beijing have plunged to their lowest point in four decades, the island’s defence minister warned on Wednesday, following a string [...] » More

Samsung Electronics likely to report best quarterly profit in 3 years

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

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) is likely to turn in its best quarterly profit in three years and a record revenue, on rising memory chip prices and brisk sales of its [...] » More

CIO launches probe into spy chief over alleged meddling in presidential election politics

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

The state anti-corruption investigation office on Wednesday began a probe into National Intelligence Service director Park Jie-won over allegations of political meddling [...] » More

Seoul expresses concerns over Washington’s info-sharing request on chipmakers

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s trade ministry on Wednesday expressed concerns over Washington’s latest request to local chipmakers to share information on their supply chains amid [...] » More

Inflation growth hits over 2pct for 6th straight month in September

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

South Korea’s consumer prices grew more than 2 percent for the sixth consecutive month in September, due largely to high oil prices, data showed Wednesday, indicating a [...] » More

Phone market to grow slowly amid parts shortages

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Despite recent releases from Samsung Electronics and Apple featuring the most advanced technologies so far, the global smartphone market is forecast to grow slowly as phone [...] » More

FM Chung stresses end-of-war declaration in talks with Blinken

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

South Korean Foreign minister Chung Eui-yong stressed the need to declare an official end to the Korean War in his talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, amid [...] » More

Additional debt control measures underway: FSC chief

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

The nation’s top financial regulator said Wednesday it is preparing to announce new measures to curb snowballing household debts. “South Korea’s growth pace [...] » More

S. Korea can and should do more globally to expand its soft power: experts

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korea enjoys a vast amount of soft power in the international community but has to contribute more diplomatically to the global community to be able to put its newly [...] » More

New ‘peace park’ offers up-close views of N Korea

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | UPI | 5:02 AM

As tensions appear to be lifting on the Korean Peninsula, local officials in South Korea unveiled a new park on the border with the North that they hope will draw tourists [...] » More

S. Korea’s housing prices see largest surge in 15 years

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

South Korea’s housing prices in the first nine months of this year spiked nearly 12 percent, surpassing the annual gains observed in 2001 and 2006, when the instability [...] » More

Korea says Apple owes $46 million in unpaid taxes

07-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Appleinsider | 5:02 AM

Apple made wireless carriers pay for iPhone advertising costs, and a representative of the South Korean government says a tax bill is due. Accounting experts for [...] » More