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US, Korea Strengthen Bonds at Exercise Buddy Wing

09-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Military | 6:00 AM

Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing sharpened combat skills and gained insight from their South Korean air force counterparts during exercise Buddy Wing 15-2 February 3-6, at [...]
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US Missile Defense in Korea ‘Concerns’ China

09-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

As usual, a curated end-week repository of links focused on security and defense: The United States has long been considering the installation of a Terminal High-Altitude [...]
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The Future of Korea’s Welfare System

09-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

The hottest issue on the political docket in South Korea right now is welfare. To increase or not to increase – that is the question. The problem is that it’s not [...]
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UPDATE 2-Korea prepares for US rate rise by easing levy on capital inflows

09-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Friday it would ease some controls on foreign-currency borrowings to prepare for possible market instability in the likelihood of an increase in US [...]
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Korea, China to Establish Military Hotline

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

South Korea and China have agreed to set up a military hotline between the two defense ministries. The deal was reached Wednesday during a meeting in Seoul between South [...]
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Hyundai Motor family sold $1.1 billion stake in affiliate: sources

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The chair of Hyundai Motor Co and his son successfully sold their entire 13 percent stake in shipping and logistics affiliate Hyundai Glovis Co Ltd offered in a block deal [...]
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China warns S. Korea against deploying US missile defense

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

China warned Thursday that the possible deployment of an advanced US missile defense system in South Korea could undermine the “overall interest of bilateral [...]
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Korea’s New Fighter Jet: Brought to You by Airbus?

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top carrier airline Korean Air Lines Co. (Korean Air) is poised to participate in a bid for South Korea’s fighter jet development programme in [...]
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Korea’s POSCO faces another setback in India

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s POSCO (005490.KS) will have to bid for an iron ore licence to feed its planned $12 billion steel plant in India, a minister said, in a setback for the [...]
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Korea allays Chinese fears, says no plans to install US missile shield

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

South Korea reiterated it hasn’t consulted with the US over plans to build a missile defense system. China voiced its displeasure at such a possibility, but Seoul says [...]
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Hyundai Motor family succeeds at Glovis stake sale on second attempt

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co’s chair and his son sold $1.1 billion worth of shares in logistics firm Hyundai Glovis Co Ltd, finding success in their second attempt at a sale after [...]
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Wary of sanctions, N. Korea woos money-laundering watchdog

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea, long accused by the US and others of engaging in counterfeiting, drug trafficking and even online gambling scams, is trying to repair its international image by [...]
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N Korea stages chemical warfare drills

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea has stepped up its biological and chemical warfare exercises, carrying out at least a dozen large-scale drills in the last year, according to South Korean [...]
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US lawmakers begin push for more sanctions on N Korea

07-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to broaden sanctions against North Korea by imposing stiffer punishments on international companies that do business with [...]
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Nissan Motor expands plan for Rogue exports to US from Korea

06-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Renault-Nissan alliance said on Thursday it would export 38 percent more Nissan Rogue crossovers to the United States from South Korea in 2015 than planned earlier, to [...]
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