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Maryland Gov. to visit S. Korea with Korean-American wife

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will visit South Korea with his Korean-American wife this week for meetings with South Korean business leaders to discuss ways to boost [...]
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Women, not men, bring home the bacon in N Korea

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea is a militarised, male-dominated society, but it is women who are making the money as the insular nation allows an unofficial market-based economy to take shape. [...]
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S. Korea, Uzbekistan discuss biz cooperation

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Uzbekistan held a forum in Seoul on Tuesday to discuss ways to expand economic and business cooperation. The forum was attended by about 200 businesspeople [...]
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N Korea is biggest threat in Pacific, says US Navy commander

27-May-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Navy Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Harry B. Harris said the “greatest” threat the United States faces in the Pacific is North Korea. In an interview with TIME [...]
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Incoming US Pacific commander calls N. Korea ‘greatest threat we face’

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The incoming US Pacific commander called North Korea the “greatest threat we face,” saying the communist nation is led by an unpredictable leader seeking nuclear [...]
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N Korea leader hails ‘miracle’ missile test

N Korea leader hails ‘miracle’ missile test

27-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has hailed the recent test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) – which was viewed with wary scepticism outside the [...]
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N. Korea building military camps on border island: Seoul

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea is building military camps for shore batteries on a tensely guarded Yellow Sea border island, the South’s military authorities said Tuesday. “Five [...]
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Gloria Steinem: Peace walk broke through ‘artificial barriers’ in N Korea

27-May-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A group of international women activists led by feminist icon Gloria Steinem crossed the Korean demilitarised zone on Sunday. The “WomenCrossDMZ” peace [...]
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Korea, US, Japan to hold talks on N Korea n-programme

27-May-2015 Intellasia | Business-standard. | 6:00 AM

Top negotiators of South Korea, the US and Japan plan to meet in Seoul on Tuesday to discuss the North Korea’s nuclear programme and ways of resuming the long-stalled [...]
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N Korea reports 37pct drop in tourism

26-May-2015 Intellasia | Metro | 6:00 AM

As the most secretive nation on the planet, known for killing people for the most spurious reasons, we’re scratching our heads on this one. Tourism in North Korea has [...]
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Women’s walk across Koreas’ DMZ denied; they cross by bus

Women’s walk across Koreas’ DMZ denied; they cross by bus

26-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Female activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarised Zone dividing North and South Korea on Sunday, [...]
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S. Korea conditionally willing to discuss sanctions on NK

26-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Sunday it is willing to discuss the issue of its sanctions on North Korea if Pyongyang agrees to resume long-stalled inter-Korean talks. Seoul slapped a set [...]
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Peace activists make rare crossing of North-Korea border

Peace activists make rare crossing of North-Korea border

26-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An international group of women peace activists, led by American feminist Gloria Steinem, made a rare crossing on Sunday of one of the world’s most militarised borders [...]
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Rights group concludes journey

26-May-2015 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

A group of international woPAJU, Gyeonggi – A group of international women’s rights activists crossed the heavily fortified border with North Korea on Sunday via [...]
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N. Korean claims will put region on high alert

26-May-2015 Intellasia | ODT | 6:00 AM

Early this month, North Korea claimed to have launched a ballistic missile from a submerged submarine. Last week, it announced that it can now make nuclear warheads small [...]
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