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Korea survey backs restarting construction of two nuclear reactors

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean public support for nuclear power on Friday sucker punched a government policy to steer the country away from nuclear-generated electricity as Seoul said it would [...]
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EU to consider further measures against N. Korea: summit text

EU to consider further measures against N. Korea: summit text

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The EU is to consider stepping up measures aimed at punishing North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes, in a summit agreement approved by leaders on [...]
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CIA chief: if Kim Jong-Un should disappear… uh, let’s not talk about it

CIA chief: if Kim Jong-Un should disappear… uh, let’s not talk about it

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US Central Intelligence Agency thinks that North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is a rational actor who is focused on staying in power and “waking up in his own [...]
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N Korea sent Australia a ‘rant’ about Trump, Turnbull says

N Korea sent Australia a ‘rant’ about Trump, Turnbull says

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

North Korea has sent the Australian government a “rant about how bad Donald Trump is”, the Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has said. The foreign [...]
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N Korea writes letter to Australia warning about Donald Trump’s ‘heinous moves’

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea has written a letter to Australia to complain about the “heinous and reckless moves” of Donald Trump and to warn of the global nuclear disaster that [...]
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Ending Iran nuclear deal would worsen N Korea situation: Kerry

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump risks driving Iran towards nuclear proliferation and worsening a standoff with North Korea if Washington ends a nuclear deal with Iran, former [...]
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CIA chief: N Korea close to nuke that could hit US

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States should assume Kim Jong-Un’s regime is “on the cusp” of getting a nuclear missile capable of striking US targets and work to prevent this, [...]
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N Korea issue is ‘different this time,’ warns Singapore prime minister

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang’s ongoing nuclear aggression may potentially result in South Korea and Japan hosting nuclear weapons on their own turf, a scenario that would have [...]
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Don’t back N Korea into a corner, Putin warns

21-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Thursday that North Korea must not be “backed into a corner” and urged dialogue to end its nuclear standoff with the US [...]
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Why the China-Korea Currency Swap Doesn’t Mean the THAAD Dispute Is Over

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

China has always calibrated its economic pressure to avoid a boomerang effect. The currency swap is more of the same. The currency swap agreement between China and South [...]
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EU leaders to call for end to N Korea’s weapons programme: draft

EU leaders to call for end to N Korea’s weapons programme: draft

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

European Union leaders will demand on Thursday that North Korea end its nuclear and ballistic weapons programme, according to the draft final statement of an EU summit. The [...]
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Samsung Electronics shares fall 3pct, easing from record-high on profit-taking

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd extended losses on Thursday, easing from a record-high reached on Tuesday due to profit-taking. Samsung Electronics shares fell as much [...]
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Samsung’s revamped Bixby takes on Amazon Alexa

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Samsung on Wednesday announced it is upgrading its Bixby digital assistant and making it available for a range of connected devices, setting up a clash with Amazon’s [...]
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Korea raises growth outlook

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank raised its growth forecast for this year on Thursday, despite tensions over Pyongyang’s increasing missile and nuclear threats. The [...]
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N. Korea cloud has silver lining for South’s armsmakers

20-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The constant missile and nuclear threats from South Korea’s belligerent northern neighbour have racked regional tensions sky-high, but they are a boon for the [...]
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