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Samsung fires back at Nvidia with chip patents lawsuit

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has accused Nvidia Corp of infringing several of its semiconductor-related patents and for making false claims about its products, counter-suing [...]
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S Korea jobless rate remains unchanged at 3.5pct in October

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in October, but the number of young people out of work eased slightly, government data showed Wednesday (November [...]
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Korea and China announce conclusion of FTA talks

Korea and China announce conclusion of FTA talks

13-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Wantchinatimes | 6:00 AM

South Korea and China jointly announced the conclusion of free trade agreement talks between the two countries on November 10, reports our Chinese-language sister newspaper [...]
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Hyundai, Kia unveil share buybacks after anger over property purchase

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:32 AM

Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors unveiled share buybacks worth a combined 670 billion won ($615 million), in an apparent bid to appease investors angered by the [...]
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Judgement in murder trial of Korea ferry captain

Judgement in murder trial of Korea ferry captain

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:32 AM

After five months of dramatic, often painful testimony, a South Korean court Tuesday will deliver its verdict – and possible death sentence – on the ferry captain [...]
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Leaders of Japan, Korea at Apec agree to mend ties

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 7:32 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have agreed to spur talks begun in April to mend diplomatic ties hurt by issues that include [...]
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Obama rejects notion of breakthrough with N. Korea

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:32 AM

President Barack Obama is squelching speculation that the release of two Americans held in North Korea might pave the way for a new round of nuclear talks, saying the US [...]
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N Korea halts UN charm offensive over human rights record

N Korea halts UN charm offensive over human rights record

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:32 AM

A rare diplomatic charm offensive by North Korea appears to be over after it failed to halt a European and Japanese push for the United Nations general Assembly to support [...]
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S. Korea launches annual defense drill to deter N. Korea

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Koreatimes | 7:32 AM

The South Korean military began its annual war exercise involving all branches of service on Monday to bolster its defense posture against potential threats from North Korea, [...]
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Korea, China agree on outline of free-trade deal

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Heraldsun | 7:32 AM

The leaders of China and South Korea have reached broad agreement on a free-trade deal that would allow Korean firms enhanced access to China’s huge market and mark a [...]
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US Gives N Korea the Silent Treatment

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 7:32 AM

President Obama took the unusual step of sending the nation’s top spy, instead of a senior diplomat, to win the release of two American prisoners in North Korea, [...]
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S. Korea ends ferry wreckage searches

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:32 AM

South Korea on Tuesday ended underwater searches for nine bodies still missing from April’s ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people in one of the [...]
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Japan-Korea relations in the freezer even as Tokyo and Beijing shake hands

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 7:32 AM

Kim Bok-dong was 14 when she was abducted and forced into eight years of sexual slavery in the Japanese army barracks of southern China and South-east Asia. “There are [...]
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N Korea halts talks with EU over UN draft on international court referral

12-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:32 AM

North Korea has halted talks with the main sponsor of a UN resolution urging the country’s referral to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, [...]
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S. Korea ferry disaster captain jailed for 36 years

S. Korea ferry disaster captain jailed for 36 years

11-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 3:23 PM

The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank in April with the loss of more than 300 lives was jailed for 36 years Tuesday, but acquitted of murdering those who died in [...]
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