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US pushes for N Korea action

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

The United States is asking the United Nations Security Council to take action against North Korea for firing two rounds of ballistic missiles. The US said the launches in [...]
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Korea’s Sexist Military

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

The Korea Air Force Academy recently decided that it would grant its highest academic award for graduating seniors, the presidential prize, not to the valedictorian but to [...]
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Fugitive in Bartlett fatal crash extradited from Korea

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Dailyherald | 6:00 AM

A former Schaumburg man accused of causing a fatal 1996 car crash in Bartlett while driving drunk was extradited Wednesday from South Korea, where he fled 16 years ago. Kyung [...]
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N Korea says missile launches are ‘justifiable self-defense behavior’

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Wednesday defended its string of short-range missile and rocket launches in recent weeks that have drawn criticism from South Korea and the United States. [...]
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Kim Jong-Un ‘orders 33 people to be executed’ because they made contact with Christian missionary, say Korean press

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | dailymail | 6:00 AM

Thirty-three North Koreans face execution after being charged with attempting to overthrow the repressive regime of Kim Jong-un. The Koreans have landed themselves in hot [...]
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The election with one name on the ballot – N Korea to go to the polls

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

However it is described, the electoral process employed by the totalitarian North Korean regime is due to get underway this weekend with Kim Jong-un, the third in his family [...]
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Korea’s yuan deposits surge on elevated funding costs in China

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Deposits denominated in the Chinese currency have exploded in South Korea as local subsidiaries of Chinese banks tap into Korean investors’ hunger for higher-yielding [...]
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US urges ‘restraint’ between Japan, Korea

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States on Tuesday urged its allies Japan and South Korea to show restraint in their tense relations as an American senator faulted Tokyo on historical disputes. [...]
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N Korea poses ‘growing’ threat to US: Pentagon

N Korea poses ‘growing’ threat to US: Pentagon

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea poses a mounting threat to the United States due to its pursuit of long-range missiles and nuclear weapons, the Pentagon said Tuesday in its latest strategy [...]
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What’s the future of Korean messaging app Kakao Talk?

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Kakao has enjoyed rock-star success in its native Korea, but has struggled to gain the same traction overseas Kakao Corp., developers of Korea’s favourite messaging [...]
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S. Korea offers North talks on family reunions

S. Korea offers North talks on family reunions

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Wednesday sent a formal request to North Korea calling for talks next week on holding further reunions for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The [...]
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Korea investigating reports of new N Korea purge

Korea investigating reports of new N Korea purge

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government is investigating reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has purged the man widely believed to be the new power behind the dictatorial throne [...]
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N Korea’s second most powerful man put in jail by Kim Jong Un, according to reports

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

Investigations are being carried out by South Korea after reports Choe Ryong-hae is being interrogated. Choe is believed to have taken several top roles in the North Korea [...]
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Korea-Japan Rift on Exhibit in China

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Jounal | 6:00 AM

Even in the icy midwinter, the crowded train station here has become an unlikely pilgrimage spot for South Koreans like Cho Yoon-hee, a smartly dressed housewife from the [...]
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Japan: Informal Talks Held With N Korean Envoys

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Diplomats from Japan and North Korea talked for two hours on Monday in an informal meeting that could be a first step toward the reopening of an official dialogue between the [...]
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