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N Korea makes first mention of US election result

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea has made its first indirect comment on the result of the US presidential election, one week after American voters went to the polls. The first mention of Donald [...]
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S. Korea and Japan signal rushed signing of GSOMIA

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Hani.co.kr | 6:00 AM

Two sides pushing ahead with controversial military info sharing agreement despite Pres. Park’s leadership crisis Seoul and Tokyo signaled their intent on November 14 [...]
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Birth control use in N Korea is high, UN report says

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Contraceptive use among women in North Korea of childbearing age is higher than the global average, although birth control is illegal in the country. According to the United [...]
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Korea’s Corruption Culture

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The emphasis on loyalty in South Korea’s executive culture is behind the recent corruption scandals. Scandals are plentiful in South Korea of late. Earlier in the year, [...]
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UN committee condemns N Korea human rights abuses

18-Nov-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A United Nations general Assembly committee adopted a resolution that condemns North Korea’s human rights violations. The general Assembly’s human rights [...]
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Will N Korea Collapse?

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Since the early 1990s, North Korean watchers have predicted various North Korean collapse scenarios along with conditions that will most likely lead to regime collapse. [...]
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How the Choi Soon-sil political scandal is making things difficult for Korean startups

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Charges of mismanaged funds and foul play have shaken up both the government and business sectors of South Korea. Choi Soon-sil, a long-time friend and “advisor” [...]
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Korea to test self-driving car in real traffic

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Fox Business | 6:00 AM

Self-driving cars soon will hit the road in South Korea. Seoul National University professor Seo Seung-woo said that a self-driving car developed by his team will start [...]
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UN committee condemns N Korea’s human rights violations

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

A key UN committee approved a resolution Tuesday condemning North Korea’s “systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights” and encouraging the [...]
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Xi Jinping Wants to Be ‘Comrade.’ For Gay Chinese, That Means Something Else

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

To the 90 million or so members of China’s Communist Party, President Xi Jinping has a message: Don’t call me president. Don’t call me party secretary. Call [...]
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UN slams N Korea for diverting funds to missiles

UN slams N Korea for diverting funds to missiles

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

UN member states on Tuesday condemned widespread human rights violations in North Korea and expressed concerns that funds needed to ease the dire humanitarian crisis are [...]
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S. Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries confirms spin-off plans

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries said Tuesday it will split its non-shipbuilding businesses into separate companies to improve management efficiency as the [...]
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S. Korea’s Park hires lawyer ahead of questioning as probe widens

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has hired a lawyer ahead of questioning by prosecutors over a snowballing political scandal that has engulfed her administration, her [...]
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N Korea begs China to stop calling Kim Jong Un fat

N Korea begs China to stop calling Kim Jong Un fat

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea has made a state request to officials in China pleading for them to stop referring to ‘glorious leader’ Kim Jong-un as fat. Ministers have reportedly [...]
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N Korea does not care who is president of United States

17-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea does not care who is president of the United States, a senior Pyongyang-based diplomat said during a visit to the United Nations on Tuesday following the election [...]
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