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N Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark

N Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week’s accord between the rival Koreas “a landmark occasion” paving the way for defused military tension and [...]
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Assessing N Korea’s ‘Ground Game’ with China

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Less than 24 hours after the ostensible end of “the August Crisis” along the Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), Zhang Ming, one of China’s various [...]
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The ‘Internet Room’ in N Korea’s New Airport Terminal Doesn’t Have Any Internet

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Gizmodo | 6:00 AM

North Korea has recently made an effort to boost tourism in the authoritarian country. One tactic is the opening of a shiny new airport terminal, complete with modern [...]
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China denies reports of mobilising forces to border during Korean tensions

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

China’s defense ministry on Thursday denied reports that it sent additional tanks to a border with North Korea when tensions surged on the Korean Peninsula last week. [...]
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Korea Red Cross invites North for family reuinon talks

Korea Red Cross invites North for family reuinon talks

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The South Korean Red Cross has proposed talks with its North Korean counterpart early next month on arranging a reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, [...]
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Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with Korea

Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with Korea

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons – not negotiating skills – secured what he described as a “landmark” agreement this week with [...]
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Kim Jong Un at it again: N Korea dismisses top officials

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials after a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported on Friday, a move that suggests the young leader [...]
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Firepower up close: Witnessing a Korean military drill

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

On the side of a hill in Pocheon, about 18 miles (30 kilometers) from the Demilitarised Zone that separates North and South Korea, targets are laid out. They’re huge [...]
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N Korea Dismisses Officials After Standoff With Korea Ends

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The firings comes after the two countries came to an agreement despite earlier threatening each other with strikes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials [...]
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S. Korea’s Red Cross proposes talks with North on September 7 for family reunions

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Red Cross on Friday proposed holding working-level talks with its North Korean counterpart on September 7 to discuss the issue of reunions for families [...]
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10th Mountain aviators deploying to Korea

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Armytimes | 6:00 AM

About 300 soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division’s 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment will deploy to South Korea in early October, the Army announced Thursday. The [...]
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Korea island plans cruise trips to N Korea

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

the newly established Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could be involved in the project. The South Korean chair of the Jeju Cruise Industry Association said Thursday a [...]
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S. Korea not mulling summit with N. Korea yet: minister

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 6:00 AM

South and North Korea have yet to create the appropriate conditions for another round of summit talks, Seoul’s point man on Pyongyang said Thursday. Unification [...]
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N Korea’s shiny new airport falls short of expectations

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

After Air Koyro is declared the world’s worst airline, a visit to Pyongyang International suggests tourist facilities offer little improvement Pyongyang’s shiny [...]
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N Korea’s ‘Apology’ Over Land Mine Attack Criticised

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The recent inter-Korean agreement that has ended a military standoff over a land mine attack that maimed two South Korean soldiers is causing controversy in South Korea. In [...]
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