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US Asks UN to Blacklist 10 Ships Over Banned N. Korea Cargo

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The United States asked the United Nations Tuesday to blacklist 10 ships that carried banned items from North Korea. The vessels, including two Hong Kong-flagged ships and [...]
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US seeks ship ban over N Korea violations, Moon postponing drills

US seeks ship ban over N Korea violations, Moon postponing drills

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States has called on the UN Security Council to blacklist 10 ships for circumventing sanctions on North Korea, documents showed on Tuesday, while South [...]
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Korea says any delay in military drills depends on N Korea’s behaviour

Korea says any delay in military drills depends on N Korea’s behaviour

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Any delay in joint military drills with the United States would depend on North Korea’s behaviour during the 2018 Winter Olympics, officials in Seoul said on Wednesday, [...]
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Korea’s Samsung Elec develops ‘world’s smallest’ DRAM chip

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has developed the world’s smallest DRAM chip, widening its technical lead on competitors as it tracks toward a record [...]
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Korean inbound travel agency says China bans group tours to South

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has resumed its ban on group tours into South Korea, South Korea’s inbound travel agency said on Wednesday, an issue that erupted last year as part of [...]
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N Korea’s new front: cyberheists

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The messages are alluring, the pictures are attractive. But the women seeking to beguile South Korean Bitcoin executives could actually be hackers from Pyongyang in disguise, [...]
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White House blames N Korea for cyberattack

White House blames N Korea for cyberattack

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The White House on Tuesday publicly accused North Korea of launching a massive cyberattack that hit 150 countries last May — hobbling networks from Britain’s [...]
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Canada, US to host N. Korea crisis talks in January

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Canada and the United States announced Tuesday they will host a summit of foreign ministers in Vancouver on January 16, including envoys from Japan and South Korea, to seek [...]
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Canada, US announce January meeting to keep pressure on N Korea

Canada, US announce January meeting to keep pressure on N Korea

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Canada and the United States said on Tuesday they will co-host a meeting of foreign ministers in Vancouver in January to demonstrate international solidarity against North [...]
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Korea president suggests joint drills with US could be suspended

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, has suggested his country’s joint military drills with the US could be postponed to reduce tensions with North Korea, but said [...]
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US gives China draft proposal for tougher N Korea sanctions sources

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States has given China a draft resolution for tougher UN sanctions on North Korea and is hoping for a quick vote on it by the UN Security Council, a Western [...]
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New international group will put pressure on N Korea, Tillerson says

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland announced a new international group to increase the pressure on North Korea as the US’s [...]
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What N Korea told a UN envoy trying to prevent war

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

A senior UN envoy who visited Pyongyang this month carrying a pressing appeal for diplomacy was told by his North Korean hosts that it was “too early” for steps [...]
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The response to N Korea’s WannaCry attack shows collective defense works

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

On May 12, a ransomware campaign infected tens of thousands of systems across 164 countries, including the United States. From the Department of Homeland Security’s [...]
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Multi-stage cyber attacks net N Korea millions in virtual currencies: researchers

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A series of recent cyber attacks has netted North Korean hackers millions of dollars in virtual currencies like bitcoin, with more attacks expected as international sanctions [...]
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