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FM Yun: More hurdles lie ahead in S. Korea-Japan ties

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean Foreign minister Yun Byung-se has pledged his government will strive to improve ties with Japan, but added that Japan’s failure to apologise for its [...]
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Drought-Hit N Korea Seen As Able To Avoid Food Crisis

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has updated farming methods and switched crops that could help soften the blow of drought and avert a disastrous food shortage, an aid worker and an analyst said [...]
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Korea Stocks Down After PMI, Trade Data

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

0116 GMT [Dow Jones] Hong Kong equities are poised to extend losses from last week as official Chinese PMI data shows tentative signs of recovery during May. The [...]
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Korea short-term external debt burden eases further in Q1

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s ratio of short-term external debt to foreign reserves fell to 31.1 percent at the end of March from 31.7 percent three months earlier, marking the lowest [...]
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US deployed Stuxnet-style attack against N Korea

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | IT News | 6:00 AM

The US reportedly tried and failed to hack North Korea’s nuclear weapon programme five years ago by deploying a version of the Stuxnet computer virus, according to [...]
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Pomp and circumstance: Korea vets awarded diplomas

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Enewscourier | 6:00 AM

Graduating from high school is a large milestone in any young person’s life, but for four members of the Clements High School class of 1951, that milestone was replaced [...]
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Korea May PMI contracts for third month to lowest since mid-2013

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s manufacturing activity contracted for a third consecutive month in May and fell to its lowest level since mid-2013, a private survey showed on Monday, [...]
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US says China agrees ‘pressure’ key on N Korea

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has agreed that “pressure” on North Korea is an important element in a push to rid the country of its nuclear weapons, a US official overseeing policy on [...]
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The US Tried to Stuxnet N Korea’s Nuclear Programme

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Wired | 6:00 AM

A precision digital weapon reportedly created by the US and Israel to sabotage Iran’s nuclear programme had a fraternal twin that was designed to attack North [...]
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Korea to add fourth mobile operator

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Telecoms | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government has decided having just three mobile operators doesn’t create enough competition, so it will select a fourth within the next year. According [...]
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N Korea Covers Up Russian Sub’s Fatal Collision in Its Waters

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

North Korea concealed a collision between a Russian submarine and one of its own patrol ships as well as fishing boats that occurred nearly a year ago in coastal waters off [...]
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N Korea, Japan seem far apart on abduction report as deadline nears

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

With no progress reported in North Korea’s investigation into the fates of Japanese nationals it abducted decades ago, Tokyo is stepping up calls on Pyongyang to [...]
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Human Rights Watch to Korea: Repeal outdated National Security Law

30-May-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Human Rights Watch recommended Thursday that South Korea repeal its anti-communist National Security Law. In a report that described the South Korean law as a “relic of [...]
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N Korean nuclear, missile experts visit Iran-dissidents

N Korean nuclear, missile experts visit Iran-dissidents

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday that a delegation of North Korean nuclear and missile experts visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks [...]
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Korea’s problem: hard on the outside but soft on the inside

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Even as higher US interest rates pull funds out of emerging markets, South Korea will probably be spared from the upheavals caused by a massive capital flight in 2008, [...]
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