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N. Korea confirms test-firing of long-range cruise, surface-to-surface missiles

N. Korea confirms test-firing of long-range cruise, surface-to-surface missiles

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Yonhap | 11:22 AM

North Korea on Friday confirmed this week’s two rounds of weapons tests involving long-range cruise missiles and surface-to-surface tactical guided missiles, and vowed [...] » More

EU launches WTO case against China over Lithuania embargo, as row over Taiwan office continues

EU launches WTO case against China over Lithuania embargo, as row over Taiwan office continues

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | | 9:21 AM

The European Union has launched a World Trade Organisation (WTO) case against China, having completed its own investigation into Beijing’s alleged coercion of [...] » More

New Honduras leader says she hopes to maintain Taiwan ties

New Honduras leader says she hopes to maintain Taiwan ties

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Honduras is grateful for Taiwan’s support and hopes to maintain their relationship, President-elect Xiomara Castro said on Wednesday after meeting Taiwan’s vice [...] » More

US State Department ‘condemns’ N Korea missile tests

US State Department ‘condemns’ N Korea missile tests

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The US government “condemns” North Korea’s launch of two ballistic missiles, a State Department spokesperson said on Wednesday, calling the tests a [...] » More

From Tiananmen to HK, China’s crackdowns defy critics

From Tiananmen to HK, China’s crackdowns defy critics

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

From the deadly crushing of Beijing’s 1989 pro-democracy protests to the suppression of Hong Kong’s opposition four decades later, China’s Communist Party [...] » More

Japan, US, Australia, India eye Quad foreign chief talks in February

Japan, US, Australia, India eye Quad foreign chief talks in February

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Kyodo | 5:02 AM

The Quad group involving Japan, the United States, Australia and India are considering holding talks by their foreign ministers in mid-February in Australia, diplomatic [...] » More

International alliance of western MPs calls for China blacklists over Uyghur ‘atrocities’

International alliance of western MPs calls for China blacklists over Uyghur ‘atrocities’

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

A group of 35 legislators, representing over 10 countries and blocs including the EU, UK, India and Australia, have called on their governments to draw up a blacklist of [...] » More

US, China confer on Ukraine, urge de-escalation and calm

US, China confer on Ukraine, urge de-escalation and calm

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China has told the United States it wants to see all sides involved in Ukraine remain calm and avoid increasing tension while the United States stressed de-escalation and [...] » More

Beijing city limits movement in more areas to curb Covid cases before Olympics

Beijing city limits movement in more areas to curb Covid cases before Olympics

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Beijing has limited the movement of people in more parts of the Chinese capital, even as it reported fewer Covid-19 cases on Thursday, in a bid to lower virus risk less than [...] » More

China tells US to stay calm over Ukraine, and ‘stop playing with fire’ in Taiwan

China tells US to stay calm over Ukraine, and ‘stop playing with fire’ in Taiwan

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

China’s Foreign minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that all parties involved in the Ukraine issue should remain calm and refrain from actions that stir tension and hype [...] » More

US warns firms over doing business in Burma

US warns firms over doing business in Burma

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

The US government warned companies Wednesday to be extremely wary of doing business in Myanmar, citing the risks of being linked to a military government involved in [...] » More

UN Security Council to meet Friday over Burma crisis

UN Security Council to meet Friday over Burma crisis

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

The UN Security Council will meet Friday with a minister from Asean chair Cambodia to discuss the chaotic situation in Myanmar, one year after a coup ousted leader Aung San [...] » More

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off Tonga

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off Tonga

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Tonga at 0640 GMT on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of damage. The [...] » More

WHO staff complaint, email allege racism and abuse in Asia

WHO staff complaint, email allege racism and abuse in Asia

28-Jan-2022 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

Staffers have accused the top director of the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical and abusive behavior that has undermined the UN health [...] » More

N Korea fires two missiles as US condemns flurry of tests

N Korea fires two missiles as US condemns flurry of tests

27-Jan-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:10 PM

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, drawing condemnation from the United States for what would be the sixth [...] » More