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9 questions about N Korea you were too embarrassed to ask

04-May-2017 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Tensions between the US and North Korea are heating up. Here’s how we got to this point and where we might be headed. The news from North Korea sounds, and is, pretty [...]
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Korea’s likely next president asks the US to respect its democracy

04-May-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

South Korea is on the brink of electing a liberal president with distinctly different ideas than the Trump administration on how to deal with North Korea potentially [...]
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White House official: N. Korea trying to use nuclear weapons for ‘coercive reunification’

04-May-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea is trying to use its nuclear weapons as an “instrument of blackmail” to force the United States to leave South Korea so as to realise “coercive [...]
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N Korea vows to ‘speed up’ nuclear programme as THAAD goes operational

04-May-2017 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

A controversial US anti-missile system in southeastern South Korea is now operating and can defend against North Korean missiles, the US military confirmed Tuesday. “US [...]
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Hillary Clinton: Tweets Won’t Solve Threat From N Korea

04-May-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Hillary Clinton called North Korea one of the world’s “wicked problems” on Tuesday and took a swipe at President Donald Trump’s tweeting habits at an [...]
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2 Influential People In Korea Are In Jail

04-May-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

The heir to Samsung is in jail on bribery charges. Ex-president Park Geun-hye was impeached late last year, removed from office in March and her corruption trial got underway [...]
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Putin, Trump speak by phone, discuss Syria, N Korea Kremlin

04-May-2017 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, held a phone call in which they have agreed to cooperate on promoting diplomatic progress in dealing [...]
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US Air Force carrying out joint drills over Korean peninsula

04-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean defence spokesman says B-1B bombers deployed as deterrent to Pyongyang’s nuclear threats and missile programmes Two US B-1B bombers were deployed over the [...]
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The N Korean economy is actually growing despite sanctions

04-May-2017 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

Resolute in its commitment to communism and plagued by sanctions, North Korea has one of the most isolated economies in the world. And yet its economy is showing signs of [...]
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Lawyers for ousted Korean leader Park deny charges

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers for ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye denied all the charges against her at a hearing Tuesday before she goes on trial. Park, 65, was sacked by the [...]
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Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin ‘agree to work together on N Korea’

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin ‘agree to work together on N Korea’

04-May-2017 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

The Kremlin says the call was ‘business-like and constructive’ and also touched on Syria in the wake of the US missile strike in the country last month Donald [...]
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Activity resumes at N Korea nuclear test site: monitor

Activity resumes at N Korea nuclear test site: monitor

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Satellite images indicate activity has resumed at North Korea’s nuclear test site, US-based analysts said Tuesday, as tensions remain high over fears of an sixth atomic [...]
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It’s a dog’s life: purity the key for treasured Korean breed

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pointy-eared and short-haired, the Jindo dog is a symbol of South Korea, where breeders and authorities keep its bloodline even purer than one of the world’s least [...]
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Anger grows in Korea over US anti-missile system

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The anger is palpable on a narrow road that cuts through a South Korean village where about 170 people live between green hills dotted with cottages and melon fields. [...]
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Donald Trump ‘more reasonable than perceived’: Korean candidate backs US president’s stance on Kim Jong-un

04-May-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump is aiming to bring North Korea’s rogue regime back to the negotiating table rather than go to war, the frontrunner in South Korea’s [...]
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