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Rethinking N Korean Sanctions: Lessons and Strategies for Long-Term Planning

18-Jan-2018 Intellasia | 38north | 6:00 AM

After North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile test on November 29, 2017, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted Resolution 2397, imposing the [...]
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US Seeks N Korea Sanctions at Summit Without China, Russia

18-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on other nations to tighten sanctions on North Koreaincluding by stopping ships at seauntil Kim Jong Un’s regime agrees to [...]
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Eight bodies found as ‘N Korean’ boat washes up in Japan

Eight bodies found as ‘N Korean’ boat washes up in Japan

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Eight bodies have been recovered from a wrecked boat that washed ashore in central Japan, authorities said Tuesday, suspecting the vessel is the latest in a series of North [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s favourite girl band may be among 140-member art troupe from N Korea heading to Olympics

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un’s favourite girl band may be among the 140-member art troupe North Korea agreed on Monday to send to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Delegations from [...]
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US, allies meet to find diplomatic way out of N. Korea crisis

US, allies meet to find diplomatic way out of N. Korea crisis

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Foreign ministers from 20 nations began crisis talks Monday on North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes, though China’s absence cast doubt [...]
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S. Korean soldiers’ wages almost doubled

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea nearly doubled wages for its rank-and-file conscripted soldiers on Tuesday but their pay will remain just a fraction of the country’s minimum wage. Salaries [...]
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US allies from Korean War meet on N Korean nuke threat

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America’s side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea [...]
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US advises travellers to N Korea to write will and make funeral arrangements

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

American citizens who wish to visit North Korea should write a will, make funeral arrangements and designate carers for their children and pets, a chilling travel advisory [...]
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Russia’s hidden world of N Korean labour

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

In pre-fabricated buildings, down a muddy track on the outskirts of St. Petersburg lies a world of hidden North Korean labour in Russia. On a construction site near their [...]
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US and Canada will host N Korea nuclear meeting

US and Canada will host N Korea nuclear meeting

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The United States and Canada will co-host an international summit on the North Korean nuclear threat in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, as tensions on the Korean [...]
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Bank of Korea seen staying on hold amid soaring won, weak inflation

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank is widely expected to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Thursday after raising it in November for the first time in more than six [...]
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N Korean orchestra to perform in Seoul

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea will send a 140-member musical group called the Samjiyon orchestra to South Korea, Lee Woo-sung, the head of South Korea’s delegation, told reporters today. [...]
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Visiting N Korea? Draft a will and make funeral plans, State Department says

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Americans can travel to North Korea, if they wishbut it may just be a death wish, the US State Department cautioned. The State Department last week issued a stark warning to [...]
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US moves ships, bombers toward Korea ahead of Winter Olympics

US moves ships, bombers toward Korea ahead of Winter Olympics

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

The US is beefing up its presence around the Korean Peninsula ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics by deploying stealth bombers, at least one extra aircraft carrier [...]
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Women Peacemakers hope their message is heard at N Korea summit

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As high-ranking diplomats gather in Vancouver for a summit to discuss reducing the threat from North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme, a multinational coalition of [...]
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