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Korea-US war games stack up tensions in Korean Peninsula, region

Korea-US war games stack up tensions in Korean Peninsula, region

06-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

As South Korea determines to host a highly controversial anti-missile system and joins the United States in a largest-ever ongoing military exercises, elements of insecurity [...]
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The surprising reason why China is blocking Korean music videos and TV

06-Mar-2017 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

China is not happy about Washington’s agreement with Seoul to build a missile shield system, known as THAAD, in South Korea to protect the close US ally from North [...]
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MOFA to help search for two missing in Korea

06-Mar-2017 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

Two Taiwanese women have reportedly been missing in South Korea since mid-February, it was revealed, after the mother of one of the women openly asked the government for [...]
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Trump Administration Puts Military Action Against N Korea Back on the Table

06-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Once taboo, the military option enters Washington’s North Korea debate. The White House has looked into the use of military force to thwart North Korea’s [...]
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Korean Adoptee Returns to Korea After 40 Years to Live With His Birth Mom

06-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Next Shark | 6:00 AM

After being separated for over four decades, a US-based Korean adoptee decided to look for his birth mother in South Korea. Today, 46-year-old American Layne Fostervold, who [...]
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One N Korean deported, another sought in nerve-agent killing

One N Korean deported, another sought in nerve-agent killing

06-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A North Korean chemist deported from Malaysia accused police of threatening to kill his family unless he confessed to the assassination of the half-brother of North [...]
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Presidential hopeful eyes multiple levels of dialogue with N Korea

04-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

Liberal presidential hopeful Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo said on Thursday he would push for multiple levels of dialogue with North Korea, including four-party talks involving the [...]
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N. Korea: Heart attack, not nerve agent, killed Kim Jong Nam

N. Korea: Heart attack, not nerve agent, killed Kim Jong Nam

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

Malaysia ramped up the pressure on Pyongyang on Friday, issuing a statement condemning the use of a banned toxic chemical weapon in the killing of the half brother of North [...]
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N Korea warns of ‘merciless’ response amid drills

04-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang says any territorial violations during annual US-South Korea military exercises will be met with force. North Korea has warned of a “merciless” response [...]
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Korea worried about calls in China against Korea firms over THAAD

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

South Korea said on Thursday it was concerned about growing calls in China to put South Korean companies at a disadvantage over Beijing’s objections to the planned [...]
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Korea, US Kick Off Big Show of Force

04-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the US kicked off joint annual military drills on Wednesday that amount to an unusually heavy show of force against North Korea. The drills, dubbed [...]
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US military strike threat if N Korea fires missile

04-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

An internal White House review of strategy on North Korea includes the possibility of military force or regime change to blunt the country’s nuclear-weapons threat, [...]
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China may view N Korea as ‘feudalistic,’ analyst says

04-Mar-2017 Intellasia | UP | 6:00 AM

The United States has often blamed China for bad North Korea behavior, and US President Donald Trump recently suggested Beijing has the upper hand in addressing North [...]
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White House Explores Using Military Force Against N Korea

04-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Nymag | 6:00 AM

Earlier this week, a senior administration official who may or may not be Donald Trump himself told CNN that the president considers North Korea the “greatest immediate [...]
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S. Korea mulling projects to help N. Koreans gain access to outside information

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

South Korea plans to push projects that will help North Koreans access outside information if a foundation to improve North Korea’s human rights situation is launched, [...]
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