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LVMH arm buys slice of Seoul cosmetics firm CLIO as Korea beauty business booms

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An investment arm of French luxury goods giant LVMH said it took a minority stake in South Korea’s CLIO Cosmetics, swelling the ranks of global investors placing a bet [...]
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N Korea economy shrinks for first time in 5 years: BOK

N Korea economy shrinks for first time in 5 years: BOK

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s gross domestic product appeared to have shrunk 1.1 percent last year – the first downturn since 2010 and the sharpest fall since 2007, the Bank of [...]
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Fire diverts N Korea Air Koryo flight: report

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A fire forced a flight from North Korean flag-carrier Air Koryo to land in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang on Friday, China’s official Xinhua news agency [...]
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N Korea building secret ballistic missile submarine base

N Korea building secret ballistic missile submarine base

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea is constructing a massive underground facility capable of sheltering ballistic missile submarine at a location on its east coast, new satellite images have shown. [...]
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N Korea admits ‘our nuclear weapons aren’t a threat to the UK’

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

The rogue state claimed that Theresa May’s comments on the nuclear threat that Kim Jong-un poses were “absolutely astonishing” North Korea has admitted that [...]
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US Allies Must Embrace Advanced Missile Defense to Counter N Korea Nuclear Threat

US Allies Must Embrace Advanced Missile Defense to Counter N Korea Nuclear Threat

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Dailysignal | 6:00 AM

North Korea provocatively conducted missile tests on Wednesday, a clear warning to the United States and its allies that nuclear defense systems must remain a priority. North [...]
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S. Korea seeks to highlight N. Korea’s nuke threats at regional security meeting

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea will make a strong push to highlight the threats that North Korea’s nuclear ambitions are posing both to the Asian region and the global community as a [...]
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News Analysis: THAAD in S. Korea to negatively affect peace in peninsula, region, world

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) on South Korean soil will negatively affect peace on the Korean Peninsula as well as regional and global security as [...]
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Now Korea Is Investigating Google for Anticompetitive Behavior Too

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

Google has been a regular target of the EU’s antitrust regulator. South Korea’s antitrust regulator inspected Google’s Seoul headquarters to investigate [...]
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US-Korea Missile Shield Could Spark New Crisis: China Media

US-Korea Missile Shield Could Spark New Crisis: China Media

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

US plans to install a sophisticated missile-defense system in South Korea could trigger a nuclear showdown similar to the Cuban missile crisis 60 years ago, Chinese state [...]
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S. Korea’s Kia Motors expected to pick site for first India plant next month -sources

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Kia Motors Corp is expected to pick a site next month for its first factory in India, stepping up plans to start making cars in one of the world’s [...]
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N Korea 2015 GDP notches sharpest fall in 8 yrs as exports hobble growth- Korea

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s economy contracted in 2015 at the sharpest pace in eight years, an estimate from the Bank of Korea showed on Friday, as low global commodity prices landed [...]
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Suspect N Korean nuclear site identified: report

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A US think-tank said Friday it may have identified a secret North Korean gas centrifuge plant used in the early stages of the nuclear-armed country’s illicit uranium [...]
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N Korea’s Secret Facility Likely Found At Early Stages Of Building Nuclear Weapons, Report Says

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

A secret facility used by North Korea in the early stages of building its programme to enrich uranium for nuclear weapons has been found by a US policy institute, Reuters [...]
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Protests as S. Korea president defends US anti-missile system

Protests as S. Korea president defends US anti-missile system

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Several thousand South Koreans staged an angry protest Thursday against the planned deployment of a US anti-missile system near their hometown, but President Park Geun-hye [...]
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