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Latest N Korea Missile Poses Test for Moon’s Team of Doves

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un isn’t giving South Korea’s new leader much room to try out a softer approach toward his regime. North Korea fired off another medium-range ballistic [...]
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Korean tourist dies during snorkelling near Gaya Island

23-May-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

An elderly Korean woman on holiday with his family here drowned while snorkelling at Gaya Island near here today. The body of Mija Lee, 74, was spotted floating near the [...]
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Korean Leader Moon Names Finance Minister, Key Aides

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in turned to a long-time public official for his finance chief as he named key advisers and cabinet posts on Sunday. The newly elected leader [...]
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N Korea confirms ‘successful’ new ballistic missile test

23-May-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea has confirmed it “successfully” launched another medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday. The state-run KCNA news agency said the weapon was now [...]
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Korea’s Moon names key cabinet members

23-May-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Kim Dong-yeon appointed finance minister with mandate to pursue economic reforms Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s new president, on Sunday began filling key cabinet posts, [...]
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N Korea’s regime must go, and the US has options to make that happen

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea might just be the neediest of nation-states. Anytime the world’s attention shifts away — this time to President Trump’s trip to the Middle East [...]
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S. Korea’s new economic chief tasked with reviving economy

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The main task given to South Korea’s next finance minister is reviving the sluggish domestic consumption in Asia’s fourth-biggest economy amid years of low [...]
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N Korea declares medium-range missile ready for deployment

N Korea declares medium-range missile ready for deployment

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Monday declared its medium-range Pukguksong-2 missile ready for deployment after a weekend test, the latest step in its quest to defy UN sanctions and develop [...]
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N Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea says it’s ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major US military bases there following a test [...]
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Ousted Korean president’s graft trial begins Tuesday

Ousted Korean president’s graft trial begins Tuesday

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a [...]
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Rubio pushes Taiwan travel as Trump plays to China on N Korea

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Washington Examiner | 6:00 AM

A bipartisan group of senators is pushing legislation to encourage travel to and from Taiwan, a move that could irritate China as the Trump administration looks to tighten [...]
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N Korea tests another missile; Seoul says dashes hopes for peace

N Korea tests another missile; Seoul says dashes hopes for peace

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the [...]
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UN Security Council to meet Tuesday on N Korea missile test

UN Security Council to meet Tuesday on N Korea missile test

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations Security Council is due to meet on Tuesday behind closed doors to discuss North Korea’s latest missile test at the request of the United States, [...]
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Tillerson says US pressure on N Korea in ‘early stages’

Tillerson says US pressure on N Korea in ‘early stages’

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Sunday that the United States was still in the “early stages” of applying pressure on Pyongyang, after yet another [...]
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N Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

In its latest effort to develop its ballistic and nuclear weapons, North Korea fired a medium-range missile Sunday that appeared to be similar to one the country tested [...]
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