Archive for October 12th, 2021

Prosecutors question asset firm owner at centre of Seongnam development scandal

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

Prosecutors on Monday questioned the owner of an asset management firm at the centre of a snowballing regional development corruption scandal over allegations that his firm [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim calls for improving people’s lives amid ‘grim’ economy

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to focus on improving citizens’ lives in the face of a “grim” economic situation, state media reported on [...] » More

Korea adds period disorders to list of reportable Covid-19 vaccine side effects

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 5:02 AM

South Korea will add menstrual disorders to its list of reportable adverse events following Covid-19 vaccination, according to a parliamentary audit report of the Korea [...] » More

N Korea celebrates workers’ party anniversary without military parade

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | LaprensaLatina | 5:02 AM

North Korea on Sunday marked the 76th anniversary of the country’s sole political party, the Workers’ Party of Korea, without the usual military parade. North [...] » More

N Korean leader calls for improved living conditions

N Korean leader calls for improved living conditions

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

North Korea said Monday leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to overcome a “grim situation” facing the country and make stronger efforts to improve the food and [...] » More

Ruling party presidential candidate vows universal subsidy

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

Gyeonggi Gov. Lee Jae-myung, named presidential candidate of the ruling Democratic Party Sunday, vowed to adopt universal basic income if elected, claiming that he would turn [...] » More

Economy needs more attention from presidential runners: KCCI

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

South Korea’s business leaders on Monday asked political parties to put the economy on the front burner of the presidential election in March, delivering a list of [...] » More

Migrant workers’ struggles in Korea continue despite better awareness

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

Discrimination against foreigners and migrant workers is apparent in how they are treated here, which hasn’t changed much from the past despite more people being aware [...] » More

Employment index in steady improvement in 2021

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

South Korean hiring is showing signs of recovery, though it is hard to say that the uncertainty has been lifted amid the ongoing pandemic situation. A small rebound in the [...] » More

Korea’s ruling party nominates maverick politician in election race

Korea’s ruling party nominates maverick politician in election race

12-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s ruling liberal party on Sunday nominated its candidate for next year’s presidential elections, selecting a maverick politician known for his [...] » More

China’s Harbin lends hand to property firms; Morgan Stanley upgrades sector view

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

Harbin has become one of the first cities in China to announce measures to support property developers and their projects, which have been shaken by the deepening debt crisis [...] » More

China denounces ‘insane’ Australian ex-PM Abbott for Taiwan remarks

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

China’s embassy in Australia said former prime minister Tony Abbott was a “pitiful” politician on Saturday after he denounced Chinese pressure against [...] » More

Factbox: China Evergrande’s upcoming bond coupon payments

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

China Evergrande Group (3333.HK), with $305 billion in liabilities, is facing its biggest test yet in public debt markets as the distressed developer scrambles for funds [...] » More

Over 1.76 million people affected due to severe rainfall, flooding in China’s Shanxi province

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

More than 1.76 million people have been affected as of now due to the severe rainfall and flooding in China’s Shanxi province on Sunday. Citing other media reports, [...] » More

Xi’s planned video link speech at COP15 taken as a sign of China’s serious regard for biodiversity

Xi’s planned video link speech at COP15 taken as a sign of China’s serious regard for biodiversity

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping will speak on Tuesday via video link at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15) summit, according to China’s foreign ministry. [...] » More