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Korean president sends condolences to Thais

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has sent condolences to the Royal Family and Thais over the passing of His Majesty the King of Thailand. In her condolence message, the [...]
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Samsung sees further $3bn profit hit from Note 7 crisis

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Samsung on Friday said the crisis over its exploding Note 7 smartphones would cost another $3 billion-plus in lost profit over the next two quarters, but hoped expanded sales [...]
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Seoul Residents Respond to N Korean Threats

Seoul Residents Respond to N Korean Threats

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Since the beginning of 2016, there have been significant discussions about North Korea’s human rights situation, its weapons programmes, and the sanctions placed on the [...]
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Can THAAD Save Korea?

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Nationalinterest | 6:00 AM

Since South Korean President Park Geun Hye’s decision to deploy the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile defense system in South Korea earlier this year, [...]
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Details, Details: History Lessons from Negotiating with N Korea

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | 38north | 6:00 AM

It’s not easy to predict the future. It shouldn’t be so difficult to understand the past, certainly not the past within living memory. There are inevitable [...]
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Controversy erupts over S. Korea’s abstention from UN vote in 2007

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A former top South Korean diplomat has claimed that Seoul abstained from the 2007 vote on a UN resolution about North’s Korea’s human rights situation after [...]
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Struggling to deal with the N Korean danger: David Ignatius

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Oregonlive | 6:00 AM

When South Korean officials talk about the growing nuclear challenge from the North, they use red-alert phrases like “existential threat,” “imminent [...]
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N Korea condemns Britain for fighter jet decision

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea slammed Britain on Friday for a planned deployment of Typhoon fighter jets to the Korean peninsula. A Pyongyang foreign ministry spokesman told state-controlled [...]
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N. Korea urges Britain to cancel military drill with S. Korea, US

N. Korea urges Britain to cancel military drill with S. Korea, US

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:00 AM

North Korea pressed Britain Friday to cancel its plan to conduct its first joint air operations drill next month with South Korea and the United States, condemning it as a [...]
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Taurus Systems delivers KEPD 350K missiles to Korea

17-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Taurus Systems, a joint MBDA-Saab Dynamics venture, has delivered the first lot of KEPD 350K standoff missiles to South Korea’s air force, MBDA announced Friday. The [...]
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Samsung’s Crisis Could Undermine Korea’s Economic Growth

15-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

But the central bank says the country’s recovery is still on track. South Korea’s central bank conceded on Thursday that Samsung Electronics SSNLF 5.56 percent [...]
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Hanjin Shipping puts Asia-US shipping network up for sale

15-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd is selling major businesses, including its Asia to US route network, and will receive letters of intent by October 28, the company [...]
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Samsung Crisis: Bank of Korea Concerned About Economy

15-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Samsung’s lack of due diligence before launching the Galaxy Note 7 is costing the company dear. Having pulled the plug on its flagship phablet earlier this week, the [...]
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Promises of ‘Destruction’: N Korea Calls Naval Drills ‘Severe Provocation’

15-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

North Korea has responded angrily to this week’s US-South Korea naval drills, which include exercises targeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, calling them a [...]
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Noam Chomsky signs petition opposing US THAAD deployment in Korea

15-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

MIT linguist Noam Chomsky, a vocal opponent of the 2003 Iraq War, is weighing in on the joint decision to deploy a US missile defense system on the Korean peninsula. Chomsky, [...]
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