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N Korea nuclear crisis: Japan bracing itself for influx of evacuees if war erupts

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Coast Guard readies plans to escort boats from peninsula to designated ports as brinkmanship continues between Pyongyang and Washington Japan is studying plans to cope with [...]
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China says ‘dual suspension’ proposal still best for N Korea

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China said on Thursday a “dual suspension” proposal to handle North Korea was still the best option, after US President Donald Trump said he and Chinese President [...]
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Japan sends rescued fishermen back to N Korea

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Sky.com | 6:00 AM

Thousands of North Koreans defect each year even though they face possible execution and torture for trying to leave. Japan rescued a group of North Korean fishermenand then [...]
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Korea, US reaffirm need for peaceful resolution of N Korea problem

Korea, US reaffirm need for peaceful resolution of N Korea problem

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States held bilateral talks on Friday and addressed measures to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue peacefully and [...]
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Images suggest N Korea ‘aggressive’ work on ballistic missile submarine: institute

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate Pyongyang is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to build its first operational [...]
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China to send envoy to N. Korea, Trump hails ‘big move’

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is set to dispatch a special envoy to North Korea on Friday, a trip hailed as a “big move” by US President Donald Trump, who has urged Beijing to pile [...]
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US says Sudan commits to severing N Korea ties

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sudan committed on Thursday to severing all trade and military ties with North Korea, the US State Department said, as Washington seeks to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear [...]
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N Korea will use NUCLEAR weapons to ‘reunify’ peninsula under a ‘socialist regime’

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea will become “aggressive” towards the South if it develops nuclear weapons which it will use to “unify” the peninsula under a [...]
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Senior Chinese envoy heads to N Korea amid chill in ties

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China dispatched its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years on Friday in a bid to improve chilly relations after President Donald Trump last week urged Beijing to [...]
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Defector’s condition reveals N Korea’s parasite problem

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The medical condition of North Korea’s latest escapee reveals worrying insights about health and hygiene in the rogue state. The individual, who was shot multiple times [...]
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Ex-Spy Chiefs Arrested in Korea on Corruption Charges

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Two South Korean spy chiefs who served under the impeached former President Park Geun-hye were arrested Friday on charges of illegally channeling tens of thousands of dollars [...]
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Singapore suspends trade ties with N Korea

Singapore suspends trade ties with N Korea

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore has suspended trade ties with North Korea in the latest move by a country to carry out UN sanctions to curb Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme, a customs [...]
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Trump to announce terrorism list decision on N Korea next weekWhite House

Trump to announce terrorism list decision on N Korea next weekWhite House

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump will announce his decision next week on whether to put North Korea on a US list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said on Thursday. [...]
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Mattis sees opportunity for talks if N Korea halts missile tests, development

Mattis sees opportunity for talks if N Korea halts missile tests, development

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday there could be an opportunity for talks between North Korea and the United States if Pyongyang stopped testing and developing [...]
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Is it time for US concessions to defuse N Korea crisis? China says yes.

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

China’s proposal for the United States to offer concessions to North Korea in return for a freeze on its nuclear weapons programme probably won’t halt the [...]
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