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Korean Air Estimates Hanjin-Related Losses at Up to $344 Million

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Korean Air Lines Co. estimated losses on its investments in Hanjin Shipping Co., which applied for court receivership Wednesday, at more than a third of projected operating [...]
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Hanjin Shipping’s collapse has manufacturers scrambling as cargo in doubt

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The collapse of South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd sent ripples though global trade on Thursday, as the country’s largest port turned away its ships and as some [...]
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Hanjin Shipping files for bankruptcy in Korea

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | King5 | 6:00 AM

Marine ports worldwide, including in the Northwest, are scrambling after South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy Wednesday. Hanjin is one of the largest [...]
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Korea August exports rebound on extra working days after 19 months of falls

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s exports rebounded in August after falling for 19 straight months, government data showed on Thursday, but analysts stopped short of calling it a firm [...]
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Korea’s swimming head coach quits over spy camera scandal

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The head coach of South Korea’s national swimming team resigned on Wednesday as police investigate allegations that two male swimmers secretly filmed female members of [...]
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Report: US student held in N Korea granted consular visit

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The US State Department said Otto Warmbier, a US detainee in North Korea, was allowed one consular visit since his arrest. The visit from a representative at the Swedish [...]
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France finishes celebrating 130th year of ties with S. Korea

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The France-based leg of the yearlong South Korea-France cultural exchange project has drawn the curtains with a colorful flourish, celebratory of the 130th anniversary of the [...]
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N Korea executes top official, banishes 2 others, Korea claims

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday. If confirmed, they would [...]
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Russian Experts Terrified but Impressed by N Korea’s Missile Capabilities

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s KN-11 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), recently tested successfully in the Sea of Japan, may enter service as soon as next year. Commenting on [...]
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Japan plans record defense spending in response to N Korea, Chinese incursions

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Increasingly alarmed by heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula and the presence of Chinese vessels near the disputed Senkaku Islands, Japan is planning a record defense [...]
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N Korea expands prison camps for women, human rights group says

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea has been expanding its prison camp facilities for women as more flee the country to earn a living in China or South Korea. Greg Scarlatoiu, executive director of [...]
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S. Korea’s Hanjin Shipping seeks court-led restructuring

02-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping filed for a court-led restructuring programme Wednesday after creditor banks refused further financial help in a major blow to the [...]
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Korea says top N Korean official executed

Korea says top N Korean official executed

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday. If confirmed, they would [...]
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N Korea makes progress on missiles, but no evidence of nuclear weapons yet

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has made considerable progress this year on weapons technology, including testing a submarine-launched missile for the first time, but it’s still not clear [...]
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Hanjin Shipping’s Doom Spurs Rally in Hyundai Merchant Stock

01-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

After failed efforts to secure credit and tide over a cash shortage, Hanjin Shipping Co. applied for court protection on Wednesday. The fall of South Korea’s biggest [...]
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