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Korea’s casinos court China’s ‘low rollers’

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The dealing rooms of Seoul’s foreigners-only casinos are echoing to the sound of Mandarin as operators target a new breed of ‘low-roller’ gamblers – [...]
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S. Korea, India to hold summit this month

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

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will hold talks later this month to discuss ways to boost bilateral ties, the presidential office [...]
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Korea set to demolish slum in the shadows of glitzy Gangnam

06-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Close by the luxury high-rises of Seoul’s most expensive neighbourhood, 80-year-old Kim Ok-nyo burns charcoal to heat her two-room shack in Guryong, a shantytown of [...]
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N Korea Officially Shuts Down Speculation Of A Kim Jong Un Trip To Moscow

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

North Korea announced Monday that the head of its parliament will attend this month’s Victory Day celebration in Moscow, squelching speculation that supreme leader Kim [...]
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Korea urges N Korea to release NYU student and Tenafly resident

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Northjersey | 6:00 AM

In Korean community centers, groceries and media offices, people were asking about the young man from Tenafly who was arrested in North Korea and how he ended up in such a [...]
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Where Koreans Stand Between China and the United States

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

On April 20, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul released its latest report on South Korean public views on the United States. Overall, the numbers track fairly [...]
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S. Korean, US nuclear envoys discuss ‘exploratory talks’ with N. Korea

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

South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy met with his US counterpart Monday for talks expected to focus on discussing how to restart long-stalled negotiations aimed at ending [...]
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S. Korea, US to discuss how to hold ‘exploratory talks’ with N. Korea: envoy

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Global Post | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy said Monday he will focus on discussing how to restart long-stalled denuclearisation talks with North Korea when he meets with his US [...]
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Ominous warning from N Korean side of the DMZ

06-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A barren road takes us to the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea. Most visitors see it from the South Korean side, however we’re on the North Korean [...]
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US student held in N Korea tells CNN: ‘I wanted to be arrested’

06-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Won-moon Joo, 21, smiled and seemed relaxed as he walked into a conference room at the Koryo Hotel in Pyongyang. Our North Korean government minders informed us Monday night [...]
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Korea’s Park says Japan’s PM Abe missed chance to boost Seoul-Tokyo ties during US trip

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

South Korean President Park Geun Hye said Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe missed an opportunity to improve ties between their countries by not apologising for [...]
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Korea to invest $1m in tech projects in Brazil

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

The government of South Korea will invest $1m in a technology innovation partnership with Brazil over the next three years. The agreement signed by the Brazilian [...]
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Korea set to demolish slum in the shadows of glitzy Gangnam

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Close by the luxury high-rises of Seoul’s most expensive neighbourhood, 80-year-old Kim Ok-nyo burns charcoal to heat her two-room shack in Guryong, a shantytown of [...]
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Koreans detained in North say they spied for Seoul: CNN

Koreans detained in North say they spied for Seoul: CNN

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

Two South Koreans awaiting trial in North Korea on espionage charges have admitted to spying for Seoul in interviews with CNN in Pyongyang conducted in the presence of North [...]
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N Korean head of state replaces Kim Jong-Un for Moscow visit

N Korean head of state replaces Kim Jong-Un for Moscow visit

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

North Korea said on Monday its titular head of state would attend a World War II anniversary in Russia this week, after leader Kim Jong-Un cancelled his much-anticipated trip [...]
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