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Korea confirms state textbook plan

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Hwang Kyo-ahn announced Tuesday that South Korea would officially reinstate government-issued history textbooks for secondary education from 2017, saying that [...]
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N Korean leader orders more modern anti-aircraft rockets

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday ordered the country’s army and scientists to build more modern and precise anti-aircraft rockets to further strengthen [...]
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Government takes control of textbooks

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Koreajoongang Daily | 6:00 AM

The Park Geun-hye administration went ahead on Tuesday with a highly contentious taking over of the writing of history textbooks, declaring the current textbook [...]
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UN to Extend Aid to N Korea

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The United Nations’ food agency plans to extend aid to North Korea amid reports that the communist country is facing food shortages next year. Damian Kean, a regional [...]
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N Korea building military facility on island on disputed maritime border

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Tensions have subsided at the disputed maritime border between North and South Korea, but Pyongyang has begun constructing a military facility on an uninhabited island. [...]
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Will North, Korea Unify? Eventual Unification Through Peace Or Violence Will Happen, US Military Official Says

05-Nov-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea will eventually unify, either peacefully or as a result of violence, a senior US military official said Monday. Speaking at the Defense One Summit in [...]
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Korea, Japan summit breaks diplomatic freeze

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The leaders of South Korea and Japan broke an extended diplomatic freeze Monday with a rare summit at which they agreed to push for swift resolution of historical disputes [...]
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Japan, SKorea agree to work to resolve WWII sex slave issue

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The leaders of South Korea and Japan resumed formal talks Monday after a 31/2-year freeze and agreed to try to resolve the decades-old issue of Korean women forced into [...]
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US, Korea defence chiefs warn N Korea over provocations

US, Korea defence chiefs warn N Korea over provocations

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter and his South Korean counterpart vowed zero tolerance Monday for any North Korean provocations and agreed to strengthen combined defences [...]
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Korea’s ‘history war’ intensifies

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Tuesday pushed ahead with a highly controversial plan to introduce government-issued history textbooks in schools, despite angry protests by opposition parties [...]
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Korea to take control of history textbooks in bid ‘to correct bias’

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s government on Tuesday said it would publish history textbooks for use in schools from 2017, to strip current teaching of its “ideological [...]
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N Korea has developed nuclear-capable missiles capable of hitting the US

N Korea has developed nuclear-capable missiles capable of hitting the US

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

North Korea now has a range of ballistic missiles that are thought to be capable of hitting both the US mainland and American interests throughout the Pacific, The Heritage [...]
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Korea to publish history textbooks in bid ‘to correct bias’

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s government on Tuesday said it would publish history textbooks for use in schools from 2017, taking a step necessary to strip current teaching of its [...]
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Korea Set to Become First Sovereign Issuer of Panda Bonds

04-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea is poised to become the first sovereign to sell yuan-denominated debt in China, setting a benchmark for companies seeking to expand in the nation’s biggest [...]
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Korea, US to begin ministerial talks on defense issues

03-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Defense ministers of South Korea and the United States were to hold their annual talks Monday to discuss a range of defense issues, including how to handle North [...]
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