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Samsung’s Lee Kun-Hee Tops Forbes Korea Rich List

30-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Samsung Group Chair Lee Kun-Hee is the richest person in South Korea, for the eighth year in a row, with a net worth of $12.6 billion according to the 2016 Forbes Korea Rich [...]
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Ahead of rare N Korea Congress, money trumps Party for most

Ahead of rare N Korea Congress, money trumps Party for most

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Kim Dan-bi’s brother is the model of the establishment North Korean: an army veteran and member of the ruling Workers’ Party, he is now a manager at a state [...]
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N. Korea builds mock up of South’s presidential palace for target practice

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Wednesday that North Korea has built a half-size mock-up of the South’s presidential palace at a firing range in what appears to be preparations for a [...]
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Is N Korea Planning An Attack On The Korean Presidential Palace?

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea plans to blow up a replica of the South’s presidential Blue House for target practice in a move that appeared intended to further inflame tensions, an [...]
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Samsung Biologics plans to list in Korea in 2016

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Biologics Co Ltd, the biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing affiliate of Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], said on Thursday that it decided to pursue an initial public [...]
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N Korea video appeal by family of ‘kidnapped’ daughter

N Korea video appeal by family of ‘kidnapped’ daughter

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has released a video appeal by the parents of one of 12 waitresses that Pyongyang insists were kidnapped by South Korean agents from the restaurant where they [...]
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Korea: Suspected Midrange N Korean Missile Crashes

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A suspected powerful midrange North Korean missile crashed seconds after liftoff Thursday, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said, in what would be the second such [...]
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N. Korea focusing on idolising its leader ahead of key party congress

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea has intensified efforts to idolise its leader Kim Jong-un ahead of the upcoming party congress, but its excessive drive may be causing ill feelings among its [...]
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UN FAO reports drop in N Korea food production

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s food production has fallen, the UN reports. The Food and Agriculture Organisation warns that it expects worsening hunger as the country continues to [...]
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N Korea ready to shell mock-up of Korean leader’s office

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea has constructed a scale replica of the Blue House, the official residence of the South Korean president, and is preparing to use it as a target in an artillery [...]
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S. Korea urges CICA to play ‘special role’ in preventing N. Korea’s nuke test

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean Foreign minister Yun Byung-se on Thursday called for members of a regional security conference, led by Russia and China, to play a “special role” in [...]
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N Korea sets party congress date amid nuclear test fears

N Korea sets party congress date amid nuclear test fears

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s last ruling party congress in Pyongyang, held in 1980 North Korea on Wednesday formally set May 6 for the opening of a landmark ruling party congress [...]
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N. Korea builds replica of South ‘Blue House’ for target practice

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea is preparing to blow apart a replica of South Korea’s presidential Blue House on an artillery range outside Pyongyang, in an apparent propaganda exercise, [...]
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Korean dog meat farmers seek fresh start

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

“It’s a dying business,” Gong In-Young said Wednesday as he watched US activists clear out the cages of the South Korean dog meat farm he has been running [...]
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N Koreas New Nuclear Sub Is Wickedly Unsafe

29-Apr-2016 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s new nuclear-missile subs are rudimentary and unreliable – but Kim Jong Un wants the world to think he’s just crazy enough to use them in an [...]
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