Archive for October 14th, 2021

Taiwan CECC announces appointment schedule for 12th round of vaccinations

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:53 AM

The Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on Wednesday (October 13) announced who would be eligible to make appointments for the 12th round of COVID-19 vaccinations in a [...] » More

Envoy to Switzerland warns entire world suffers if China seizes Taiwan

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:53 AM

The Tribune de Geneve (TDG) published an in-depth interview with Taiwan Representative in Geneva Nicole Su on Monday (October 11), in which Su said, “If Taiwan falls in [...] » More

Fully vaccinated migrant workers to get priority when entry ban lifted: minister

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 5:53 AM

Taiwan is considering lifting its entry ban on overseas workers amid a labour shortage, and those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be the first allowed in, [...] » More

With all eyes on Taiwan, tensions are building on another Chinese frontier: India

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:53 AM

China’s increased military activity in the Taiwan Strait may have grabbed all the headlines in recent weeks, but thousands of miles to the west, another simmering [...] » More

China’s Foreign Ministry: Taiwan Ineligible to Join UN

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CGTN | 5:53 AM

Taiwan as a province of China is ineligible for the United Nations (UN) membership, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Tuesday. Zhao made the [...] » More

Kim Jong Un was quietly helping design N Korean wine bottles, cargo ships, and school uniforms when he mysteriously vanished from public life, report says

Kim Jong Un was quietly helping design N Korean wine bottles, cargo ships, and school uniforms when he mysteriously vanished from public life, report says

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | BusinessInsider | 5:53 AM

Kim Jong Un was presumed to be sick when he vanished from public life several times this year, but he was actually judging designs for wine bottles, cargo ships, and school [...] » More

LGE sees record Q3 sales, but operating profit halved on GM EV recall

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:53 AM

LG Electronics is expected to report its highest-ever quarterly sales in the third quarter of this year, but a sharply lower operating profit due to provision expenses for a [...] » More

S. Korea’s top nuclear envoy says Russia’s role ‘important’ in restarting N. Korea talks

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:53 AM

South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy said Wednesday that Russia has an “important” role to play to restart denuclearisation talks with North Korea, as he [...] » More

Over 42pct of people in their 30s unmarried in 2020

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:53 AM

More than 42 percent of 30-somethings in South Korea remained unmarried last year, census data showed, underscoring the trend in which many young people delay or give up on [...] » More

Kim Jong Un upstaged by N Korean soldier in shiny blue uniform

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | NYPost | 5:53 AM

Kim Jong Un was upstaged in social media by a man in a skin-tight blue outfit who stood ramrod-straight with a pointy helmet amid an array of missiles leading some to call [...] » More

New cases stay in 1,000s for 5th day on increased tests

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:53 AM

South Korea’s daily new COVID-19 cases stayed in the 1,000s for the fifth straight day Wednesday as more people took virus tests after an extended weekend. The country [...] » More

UN rights report warns of N. Korea ‘starvation risk’

UN rights report warns of N. Korea ‘starvation risk’

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:53 AM

North Korea’s most vulnerable are “at risk of starvation” with the economy worsening due to a self-imposed coronavirus blockade, and UN sanctions imposed [...] » More

At G-20 meeting, Korea’s fiscal chief stresses expansionary policy

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:53 AM

South Korea’s Economy and Financial minister Hong Nam-ki has said that the government will keep expansionary policies next year as the country eyes an economy recovery [...] » More

Afghan refugee children in Korea welcome new life away from war, restrictions

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:53 AM

For one young Afghan refugee girl, her new home in South Korea has already brought simple freedoms she would otherwise be denied. “In Afghanistan, you can’t do [...] » More

N. Korea’s ballistic missiles constitute a threat to US: State Dept.

14-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:53 AM

North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes pose a threat to the US and its allies, a State Department spokesperson said Tuesday. The remark comes after [...] » More