Click for Korea, Forecast

Category: KoreaSubscribe via RSS Feed

Does Iran Have Secret Nukes in N Korea?

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

In October 2012, Iran began stationing personnel at a military base in North Korea, in a mountainous area close to the Chinese border. The Iranians, from the Ministry of [...]
» More

UN says Israel, not Iran, N Korea or Syria worst violator of human rights

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

What country deserves more condemnation for violating human rights than any other nation on earth? According to the UN’s top human rights body, that would be Israel. [...]
» More

Korea expects to take 4-5pct stake in China-led AIIB

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea expects to take a stake of 4 percent to 5 percent in the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), in which it is seeking to be a founding member, a [...]
» More

Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in $7.8 billion fighter deal

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin as the preferred bidder for a multi billion-dollar contract to develop 120 [...]
» More

US, Korea marines stage major landing drill

US, Korea marines stage major landing drill

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of US and South Korean troops, backed by helicopters and jet fighters, staged a massive, amphibious landing drill on Monday – the centrepiece of an annual [...]
» More

Korea picks KAI, with Lockheed, for $7.9 billion fighter jet development

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea chose on Monday Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd, which expects to partner Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N), to develop a mid-level fighter jet that will cost around [...]
» More

Korean shares edge up on earnings hopes; won dips

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Koran shares edged up on Monday, led by securities companies on hopes of stronger earnings. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 0.3 percent to 2,026.05 [...]
» More

N. Korea denounces S. Korea for AIIB, THAAD

31-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Monday played down South Korea’s decision to join a China-led regional bank as a trade-off for the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system on [...]
» More

Japan reacts calmly to Korean decision to join China-led AIIB

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Japanese government officials reacted calmly to South Korea’s decision to join the planned Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The South Korean decision [...]
» More

China, Japan and Korea

China, Japan and Korea

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

THE prospects for a summit between the leaders of China, Japan and South Korea had appeared bleak since an annual chin-wag, begun in 2008, was called off in 2013 over [...]
» More

Korea sees gains for its infrastructure firms from joining AIIB

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea hopes its infrastructure companies will benefit from the country joining the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the finance ministry said [...]
» More

Inside N Korea: fashion, booze and house prices

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The city of Chongjin, once stricken by famine, is today developing a rather different reputation. The city is still under the firm grip of the state, but among many North [...]
» More

Top military officers of S. Korea, US discuss no THAAD deployment

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Top military officers of South Korea and the United States had no discussions Friday about whether to deploy on the Korean Peninsula the advanced US missile defense system, [...]
» More

Korea’s Quest to Be a Major Space Power

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

South Korea has successfully sent a new science satellite into space, moving one step closer to its goal of becoming a major space power. The Korea Multipurpose Satellite-3A [...]
» More

UN Condemns N Korea’s Human Rights Violations

UN Condemns N Korea’s Human Rights Violations

30-Mar-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The UN Human Rights Council on Friday condemned North Korea for its “gross human rights violations.” For the twelfth year in a row, the UN’s human rights [...]
» More