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N Korea’s retro propaganda calls US boiled pumpkin

12-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The former president of South Korea is a “rat,” Hillary Clinton is a “funny lady” who is “by no means intelligent” and the US mainland is [...]
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Ex-N Korea spy says Kim struggling to control military

Ex-N Korea spy says Kim struggling to control military

11-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:54 AM

A former North Korean spy who bombed a South Korean airliner said Wednesday that the North’s leader Kim Jong-Un is struggling to control his military and using war talk [...]
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China grapples with dependent yet defiant N Korea

China grapples with dependent yet defiant N Korea

11-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:53 AM

As North Korea stokes nuclear tensions to crisis point, China is being frustrated by its defiant yet dependent “younger brother” running roughshod over its desire [...]
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N Korea’s reservists ‘called back to help with spring harvest’

N Korea’s reservists ‘called back to help with spring harvest’

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Independent | 11:21 AM

The warning, announced on North Korean state television, is the latest salvo in weeks of sustained bellicosity that have raised the threat of conflict to its highest level in [...]
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Korea braces for possible missile test from North today

Korea braces for possible missile test from North today

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 11:17 AM

South Koreans braced for the “very high” chance of a North Korean missile test as soon as today as a top American military commander said the totalitarian state has moved [...]
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Korea tightens online transaction security

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

South Korea is tightening its online and mobile payment systems, as part of efforts to prevent further security breaches. “We will reinforce the personal authentication [...]
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Putin says Korea conflict would be worse than Chernobyl

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed concern on Monday about the escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula and said conflict there could cause greater devastation [...]
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Korea’s auto exports fall on less working hours

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Eastday | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s automobile exports fell in March as top automaker Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors shortened working hours of their employees under an agreement [...]
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Korea: war talk tension clouds the facts

Korea: war talk tension clouds the facts

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Euronews | 12:38 PM

There is confusion surrounding whether or not North Korea is preparing for a fourth nuclear test. Earlier reports suggested increased activity around the North’s main [...]
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UN chief urges DPR Korea to refrain from ‘further’ provocation

UN chief urges DPR Korea to refrain from ‘further’ provocation

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | UN News Centre (press release) | 12:36 PM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to refrain from taking “any further provocative measures” [...]
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A crazy comparison of life in North and Korea

A crazy comparison of life in North and Korea

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 12:34 PM

North and South Korea were separated at the end of World War II. They’ve walked quite different paths since then. Under successive pro-American governments, the South has [...]
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US Pacific commander calls N Korea a ‘clear’ threat

US Pacific commander calls N Korea a ‘clear’ threat

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 11:10 AM

North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles poses a “direct threat” to the US and its allies, a top US military commander plans to [...]
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No-show by N Korean workers in joint industrial zone

No-show by N Korean workers in joint industrial zone

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 11:09 AM

North Korean workers failed to report at the joint Kaesong industrial zone with South Korea after Pyongyang suspended operations, upping the pressure on Seoul in an [...]
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N Korea preparing for fourth nuclear test: South

N Korea preparing for fourth nuclear test: South

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 9:13 AM

North Korea appears to be preparing a fourth nuclear test as well as a provocative missile launch, South Korea said on Monday, despite an unusually blunt call from China for [...]
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N Korea to pull workers from key joint industrial zone

N Korea to pull workers from key joint industrial zone

09-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 9:09 AM

North Korea said Monday it was withdrawing all workers and suspending operations at a lucrative joint industrial zone with South Korea, blaming foreign [...]
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