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N Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

North Korea has banned all foreign tourists from visiting the country over concerns about the Ebola virus. “The country’s closed,” a Beijing-based travel [...]
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N Korea has list of Japanese residents: sources

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea has compiled a list of Japanese nationals who remained there after the end of World War II, and of the Japanese wives of pro-Pyongyang Korean residents of Japan [...]
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US must formally apologise to N Korea to free prisoners

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey [...]
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S. Korea Economic Growth Picks Up on Consumption Rebound

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s growth picked up last quarter on public spending and revived consumption, a boost to President Park Geun Hye as policy makers try to spur the economy with [...]
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Tensions rise over planned leaflet launch on Korea border

Tensions rise over planned leaflet launch on Korea border

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean activists vowed Friday to push ahead with a political leaflet launch over the border with North Korea, despite threats of retaliation from Pyongyang, appeals for [...]
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Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang [...]
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NK expert says US must apologise to free detainees

NK expert says US must apologise to free detainees

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other US citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal [...]
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Weak exports weigh on S Korea GDP

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s economy grew at an annual pace of 3.2 per cent in the third quarter of this year, the central bank said on Friday, with weak exports to China offset by [...]
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Unseen N Korea captured by American photographers

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

The Kaema Plateau, the ‘Roof of Korea,’ is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during [...]
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China Pushes Regional Bank Without Korea, Australia

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

China pushed ahead with the creation of its proposed $50 billion Asia regional bank by signing a memorandum today with 21 countries, which didn’t include South Korea [...]
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Samsung’s success a reflection of Korea

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AU | 6:00 AM

Ronaldo has one. The South Korean president has two in her house. It is Samsung’s 110 inch ultra high definition TV, the largest of its kind in the world. You too can [...]
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Korea third-quarter GDP rebounds but global headwinds raise uncertainty

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s economic growth quickened in the third quarter led by private consumption and construction spending, but quarterly exports declined for the first time in [...]
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Welcome Back, Kim Jong Un. Want to Talk?

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

The “Where’s Waldo?” speculation over Kim Jong Un’s six-week vanishing act – was he ill? under house arrest? in a cheese coma? – might [...]
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SKorean defense chief: Kim Jong-Un seems in control of North

SKorean defense chief: Kim Jong-Un seems in control of North

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-Un at least “on the surface” appears to be in control of North Korea, South Korea’s Defense minister Han Min-Koo said Thursday after holding talks [...]
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Hyundai Motor’s 3Q profit falls 28pct

25-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its profit sank nearly 30 percent for the July-September quarter, hurt by a stronger South Korean currency and weak sales growth in its home [...]
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