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Korea’s former tax chief arrested on bribery charges

05-Aug-2013 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A former head of South Korea’s national tax agency was arrested Friday on bribery charges, as the country is reportedly beset by deepening corruption. Jeon Goon-Pyo, [...]
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Korea protests Japanese opinion poll on disputed islands

05-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea issued a formal protest to Japan on Friday after Tokyo conducted a controversial opinion poll that asked citizens about their views on a set of islands disputed [...]
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Korean Court Rules Inheritance Crosses Border

Korean Court Rules Inheritance Crosses Border

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

The Supreme Court of South Korea has ruled for the first time that North Korean children of a South Korean citizen have the right to inherit their deceased parent’s [...]
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Korean Fund Aims To Foster Creativity

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

After Psy earned global fame with his “Gangnam Style” music video last year, South Korean media got busy trying to calculate how much of a fortune he would reap, [...]
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Hyundai Delegation to Visit N Korea for Memorial Event

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

South Korea approved a visit to North Korea by a business group at a moment when dialogue between the two governments seems to have reached an impasse. Seoul’s [...]
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Korea plan for Macau rival collapses

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

SOUTH Korea’s Incheon city says a $290 billion ($A325.62 billion) plan to transform a fishing village into a rival to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau has [...]
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Canada-Korea trade deal will need some Seoul searching

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Asianpacificpost | 6:00 AM

Over recent weeks the Korean Embassy in Ottawa has hosted a number of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Canada-Korea diplomatic relations. Similar events have been [...]
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Korean War POW finally buried in California after 60 years

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A US Army soldier from San Francisco who died more than 60 years ago at a Korean War prison camp was buried full military honors Thursday near San Francisco. Army Sgt. 1st [...]
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Korea’s ex-tax chief arrested for bribery

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

A former head of South Korea’s national tax agency was arrested Friday on bribery charges, as the country is reportedly beset by deepening corruption. Jeon Goon-Pyo, [...]
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Korea won falls to 2-wk low as firm US data bolsters dollar

03-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Economictimes | 6:00 AM

The South Korean won slipped to a 2-week low in early trade on Friday, as the dollar rose broadly after upbeat US economic data kept intact expectations that the Federal [...]
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N Korea: A sneak peek through the keyhole

02-Aug-2013 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

On North Korea’s national airline the sound system blares patriotic music at passengers from the moment they get on the plane until the moment they step off the [...]
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UN panel to begin N. Korea cargo probe in Panama on August 13

02-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Members of a UN panel will travel to Panama to begin an investigation August 13 into allegedly banned cargo discovered there on a ship bound for North Korea from Cuba, the [...]
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S. Korea’s consumer price growth hits 5-month high in July

02-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s consumer prices grew at the fastest pace in five months in July, but they ran below the central bank’s inflation target band, a government report [...]
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Dunkin’ Donuts Korea selling cronuts Gangnam-style

02-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

What started out as a New York City food phenomenon has spread, and it now taking over Asia. South Koreans are the latest to catch the cronut-bug with incarnations of [...]
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Korea Won Rises as Fed Pledge Counters Lower Surplus; Bonds Rise

02-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The won declined to a two-week low as data showed South Korea’s trade surplus more than halved and manufacturing shrank last month. government bonds rose. The [...]
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