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N Korea Blames Seoul’s ‘Improper Control’ For Death Of Fisheries Official

N Korea Blames Seoul’s ‘Improper Control’ For Death Of Fisheries Official

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:48 AM

North Korea on Friday placed blame for its killing last month of a South Korean fisheries official on Seoul’s “improper control of the citizen”. The [...] » More

China-US rivalry becomes Aliens vs Predator as Chinese embassy in Sri Lanka takes swipe at Mike Pompeo

China-US rivalry becomes Aliens vs Predator as Chinese embassy in Sri Lanka takes swipe at Mike Pompeo

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Chinese embassy in Sri Lanka has likened comments made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on a visit to Colombo to a gory video game, after the American diplomat [...] » More

Factbox: Key details from fifth plenum of China’s Communist Party

Factbox: Key details from fifth plenum of China’s Communist Party

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Central Committee, the largest of the ruling Communist Party’s top decision-making bodies, have concluded a four-day meeting on [...] » More

Pilot killed in Taiwan jet crash, all F-5E fighters grounded

Pilot killed in Taiwan jet crash, all F-5E fighters grounded

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Taiwanese air force F-5E fighter jet has crashed in the sea off the coast of the eastern county of Taitung on a routine training mission, killing the pilot and prompting [...] » More

S. Korea may find itself on ‘front line of new Cold War’ if it joins US-led, anti-China alliance: adviser

S. Korea may find itself on ‘front line of new Cold War’ if it joins US-led, anti-China alliance: adviser

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | YNA | 6:02 AM

South Korea could be placed onto the “front line of a new Cold War” should it join a US-centric alliance architecture against China, a special security adviser to [...] » More

Teenager arrested outside US consulate in HK denied bail after being charged under national security law

Teenager arrested outside US consulate in HK denied bail after being charged under national security law

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The former leader of a pro-independence group in Hong Kong has been denied bail after he became the second person to be charged with secession under the national security [...] » More

Korean ex-president Lee ordered back to prison for 17 years

Korean ex-president Lee ordered back to prison for 17 years

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was ordered back to prison Thursday as the country’s Supreme Court upheld a 17-year jail term for bribery and embezzlement [...] » More

HK graft-buster says it has no power to tackle election fraud in mainland China after minister declares the opposite

HK graft-buster says it has no power to tackle election fraud in mainland China after minister declares the opposite

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s anti-graft agency has said it would not have the enforcement powers to tackle election fraud over the border if voting was extended to mainland China, just [...] » More

HK lawmakers back appointment of leading British judge to city’s top court

HK lawmakers back appointment of leading British judge to city’s top court

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong lawmakers endorsed the appointment of a veteran British judge to the city’s top court on Wednesday, and some suggested broadening the pool of overseas judges [...] » More

Air pollution may factor in Covid-19 deaths, with East Asia worst hit: study

Air pollution may factor in Covid-19 deaths, with East Asia worst hit: study

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Air pollution may contribute to deaths among people suffering from Covid-19, according to new research, which estimates 15 per cent of global fatalities from the respiratory [...] » More

Pompeo to find ‘new ways’ to cooperate with Indonesia in South China Sea

Pompeo to find ‘new ways’ to cooperate with Indonesia in South China Sea

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said Washington would find new ways to cooperate with Indonesia in the South China Sea and respected Jakarta’s efforts to [...] » More

Germany does not believe Thai king has breached state business ban: source

Germany does not believe Thai king has breached state business ban: source

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Germany does not believe that Thailand’s king has so far breached its ban on conducting politics while staying there, a parliamentary source said on Wednesday, after [...] » More

At least 25 dead, scores missing after typhoon lashes Vietnam

At least 25 dead, scores missing after typhoon lashes Vietnam

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam deployed hundreds of soldiers and heavy machinery on Thursday to search for survivors after landslides triggered by torrential rains from Typhoon Molave, one of the [...] » More

Pompeo encourages closer ties with Indo-Pacific nations amid Chinese influence

Pompeo encourages closer ties with Indo-Pacific nations amid Chinese influence

30-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Amid a whirlwind trip across the Indo-Pacific, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that relations between Washington and countries in the region have been strengthening [...] » More

Thailand’s reservoirs on high alert as typhoon Molave to make landfall

Thailand’s reservoirs on high alert as typhoon Molave to make landfall

29-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Office of the National Water Resources (NWR) on Tuesday issued warnings for communities surrounding the country’s six largest water reservoirs against [...] » More