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Samsung is Korea’s greatest success. But some workers say it’s making them sick.

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

When Han Hye-kyung finished high school and got a job at Samsung, her family celebrated with a barbecue. But within two years, she stopped menstruating. And then she [...]
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S. Korea’s No. 2 to stay on after others pull out

S. Korea’s No. 2 to stay on after others pull out

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president has decided to retain the country’s current prime minister – who holds the No. 2 spot in the government – after two possible [...]
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Korea’s President Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster

Korea’s President Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After two failed attempts to appoint a new prime minister, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye announced on Thursday her “agonised” decision to retain the [...]
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UPDATE 3-US investigators propose review of flight controls after Asiana crash

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US investigators on Tuesday said Boeing Co should consider modifying flight controls on the 777 jetliner in response to an Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last July [...]
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Apple’s New Phone Drives a Wedge Between Korea and Taiwan

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Apple AAPL -0.61 percent’s hotly anticipated iPhone 6 could be helping to break up one of Asia’s most dependable economic relationships. Factory output from South [...]
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How James Franco and Seth Rogen Angered N Korea

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Frequent Hollywood collaborators Seth Rogen and James Franco’s next on-screen adventure doesn’t hit theaters until October, but the film already has one [...]
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Korean ferry survivors return to school, vow not to forget

Korean ferry survivors return to school, vow not to forget

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Holding hands as they walked through the school gates, some fighting back tears, 75 children who survived South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in 20 years, returned to [...]
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Japan, N Korea closing in on new talks: Tokyo

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan said Wednesday it was close to holding another round of talks with North Korea, amid reports that they will meet in China next week. “The Japanese and North [...]
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Japan, N. Korea plan talks on abduction probe next week

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Japan and North Korea are arranging a first round of progress talks on Pyongyang’s promised inquiry into the abductions of Japanese citizens by its agents. The talks [...]
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How James Franco and Seth Rogen Angered N Korea

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Frequent Hollywood collaborators Seth Rogen and James Franco’s next on-screen adventure doesn’t hit theaters until October, but the film already has one [...]
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Korea ferry: Court begins hearing evidence

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court has begun hearing evidence in the trial of the captain and 14 crew members of a ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300. The crew are charged [...]
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Student survivors to testify in Korea ferry trial

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

Student survivors of South Korea’s ferry disaster will testify in the trial of the captain and crew by closed circuit TV from a courtroom in their traumatised home [...]
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US Investors Flock to Korean Bonds

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Growing appetite among US investors for South Korean debt has fueled a record pace of bond issuance this year. Buyers judge the country to be one of the safest places to park [...]
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N. Korea more trouble than benefit for China: scholar

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea has brought China “much more trouble than benefit,” a Chinese scholar said Tuesday, highlighting Beijing’s growing frustration in reining in [...]
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Korea-US discuss Kono Statement review by Japan

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

Japan’s re-examination of its landmark apology for wartime sex slavery was one of the key issues at high-level talks Tuesday between Korea and the United States. [...]
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