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N Korea raises prospect of detaining Koreans at complex

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

North Korea has said it can detain South Korean workers at an joint industrial park in the event of a dispute with their companies, South Korea said on Tuesday, in the latest [...]
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What does N Korean leader Kim Jong-un really want?

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The recent high-profile spat with the US over the Hollywood film “The Interview” painted North Korea’s enigmatic young leader Kim Jong-un as impetuous. The [...]
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BNI eyes expansion in Korea, Burma

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

State-owned lender PT Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) hopes to secure approval from the financial regulators of South Korea and Myanmar this year to expand its international [...]
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Fears grow for freedom of expression in Korea

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

As political turmoil gripped South Korea in 1948, with a Soviet-backed regime to the north plotting infiltration and invasion, the authoritarian leader Syngman Rhee pushed [...]
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S. Korea conducts live-fire drill near tense sea border

S. Korea conducts live-fire drill near tense sea border

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

The South Korean military carried out a live-fire exercise near the tensely guarded inter-Korean border in the Yellow Sea on Tuesday to check and further boost its [...]
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Seoul, US are in agreement on North: Lippert

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

US Ambassador to Korea Mark Lippert said Tuesday that Washington has no worries about the “speed or scope” of an inter-Korean dialogue proposed by President Park [...]
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Korea pushes for DMZ eco peace park

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

It’s been over six decades since the Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) was established, creating a buffer zone between North and South Korea that’s often referred [...]
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Senior US security official to visit S. Korea

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

A senior US diplomat will visit South Korea later this week for talks on security issues, such as the US commitment to defend the Asian ally, missile defense and arms [...]
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Korea, China warn Japan not to backtrack on apology over wartime past

Korea, China warn Japan not to backtrack on apology over wartime past

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

South Korea and China warned Japan on Tuesday not to backtrack on its apology issued 20 years ago over its wartime past when prime minister Shinzo Abe makes a statement on [...]
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Russia says N. Korea leader to visit, Kim not confirmed: report

Russia says N. Korea leader to visit, Kim not confirmed: report

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

Russia has confirmed that a North Korean leader will attend a World War II anniversary in Moscow in May, but did not specify if the leader in question was Kim Jong-Un, the [...]
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Moscow says N Korea leader Kim Jong Un confirms Russia visit – Yonhap

Moscow says N Korea leader Kim Jong Un confirms Russia visit – Yonhap

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has confirmed he will attend celebrations in Russia in May marking the Soviet victory over Germany in World War Two, South Korea’s [...]
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N Korea: Obama is a ‘loser’

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea is slamming President Obama as a “loser” for suggesting that the regime in Pyongyang will eventually collapse. “The recent wild remarks made by [...]
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Passing Samsung SAT is ticket to Korea good life

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

In a trendy Gangnam high-rise, a whiz-kid professor named Lee Sihan urges his classroom of 28 students not to fret. The big exam you’ve been preparing for – the [...]
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S. Korea, 4 nations hope for early nuke talks: official

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea and four parties to the six-way talks on ending North Korea’s nuclear programme share the need to break the stalled process for Pyongyang’s [...]
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In Korea, childcare burden derails women’s careers

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ahn Ji-sun was looking forward to going back to work after she had her second child. But she had no one to babysit the kids. Guilt made her stay home and give up a [...]
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