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Push for UN Sanctions on N Korea Hung Up on Definition of an ICBM

24-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea boasted that it successfully test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile on the Fourth of July, and the US angrily agrees. Russia says not-so-fast, [...]
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Hawaii begins new preparations for a N Korean missile attack

Hawaii begins new preparations for a N Korean missile attack

24-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Hawaii is beginning an education campaign to prepare islanders for what to do in the event of a North Korean missile attack. Tourism boosters say the threat is too improbable [...]
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Korea is losing faith in an elitist education system

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

“IF YOU don’t have the ability then blame your parents,” wrote Jung Yoo-ra on social media in 2014, after being accepted into a prestigious university. Her [...]
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No response from N Korea as proposed talks loom: Seoul

No response from N Korea as proposed talks loom: Seoul

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hours before proposed military talks between South and North Korea, Pyongyang on Thursday still refused to confirm its participation, officials said. Seoul’s defence [...]
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S. Korea urges North to respond to military talks offer

S. Korea urges North to respond to military talks offer

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea urged the North on Friday to break its silence on an offer of military talks aimed at easing simmering tensions over the hermit state’s nuclear ambitions. [...]
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No Korean military talks after North snubs South’s call

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s proposed military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to happen after the North snubbed the call, a setback for [...]
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LG Chem to provide Apple’s iPhone batteries next year: Korea Economic Daily

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd is slated to exclusively provide batteries for Apple’s iPhone 9 which is likely to be launched next year, a Korean newspaper reported on [...]
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N Korea’s Economy Is Growing at Its Fastest Pace Since 1999

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s economy grew in 2016 at the fastest pace since 1999, helped by a recovery from a drought in 2015. Military spending, including on testing nuclear weapons [...]
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N Korea Successfully Launched Its First Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Now Hawaii Is Getting Ready For A Possible Attack.

N Korea Successfully Launched Its First Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Now Hawaii Is Getting Ready For A Possible Attack.

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Buzzfeed | 6:00 AM

Hawaii is launching a preparedness plan in case North Korea fires an intercontinental ballistic missile at the Pacific island state. The new campaign includes public service [...]
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CIA chief signals desire for regime change in N Korea

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

CIA director Mike Pompeo on Thursday evening offered some of the most aggressive comments yet from the Trump administration with regard to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. [...]
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N Korea facing its worst drought since 2001, UN warns

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea is heading for its worst drought since 2001, the United Nations has warned, raising the possibility of increased food shortages in the rogue state. “More [...]
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Spring Air to Restore Korea Flights as Political Tensions Ease

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Spring Airlines Co., China’s biggest budget carrier, plans to resume some flights to South Korea as easing tensions between the two neighbours encourage mainland [...]
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N Korea Launches Tourism Site Weeks After Jailed US Tourist’s Death

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

It has been just a month since the death of Otto Warmbier an American tourist jailed by North Korean authorities, sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for pulling down a [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Is Sneering As Korea Presses For Talks

N Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Is Sneering As Korea Presses For Talks

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Leaders of the two Koreas, still technically at war despite lack of actual conflict over the past six decades, came together for peaceful meetings in 2000 and 2007 under the [...]
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US Navy chief asks Chinese counterpart for help on N Korea

22-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US Navy’s top officer asked his Chinese counterpart to exert influence on North Korea to help rein in its advancing nuclear and missile programmes, a US official [...]
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