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SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China’s island-building almost done

11-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbours who all lay claim [...]
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China evacuates thousands ahead of Typhoon Chan-hom

11-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities have evacuated tens of thousands of people, canceled scores of trains and flights and shuttered seaside resorts as a super-typhoon with wind gusts up to [...]
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China stocks jump as government restores faith

11-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese stocks surged for a second day on Friday as a government rescue plan offered a respite from a month-long rout, but analysts warned of further uncertainty and [...]
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Chinese journalist freed after nine month detention

11-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese journalist detained for nine months after helping a German magazine report on democracy protests in Hong Kong has been released, she told AFP Friday, though [...]
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Korea claims Kim Jong Un has executed 70 since taking power

Korea claims Kim Jong Un has executed 70 since taking power

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CTV News | 7:08 AM

Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011 in a “reign of terror” that far exceeds the bloodshed of his [...]
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N Korea rejects reports of high-level defections

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea responded angrily Thursday to reports in the South Korean media about a recent spate of high-level defections and executions, calling them Nazi-style propaganda [...]
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The Costs of Poor Corporate Governance in Korea

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Investing has become almost borderless. Anyone with a terminal or a broker can buy stock on dozens of exchanges. But investors need to keep in mind that companies are nearly [...]
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Hyundai recalls 140,000 vehicles in North America over seat belt concerns

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 140,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Canada due to potential defects in the front passenger seat [...]
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Terrapin farm manager ‘executed’ after angering N Korea’s Kim Jong-un

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The North Korean dictator was angry after baby terrapins died and dismissed explanations that it was because of electricity outages The manager of a terrapin farm who [...]
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Korea Seeks Help on Citizens Detained in North

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

South Korean officials say Seoul is seeking international help to win the release of its citizens being detained in North Korea. A Unification Ministry official told [...]
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S. Korea denies reports over N. Korean general’s defection to Seoul

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea dismissed media reports on Thursday that a North Korean general has defected to the South amid speculation that the North’s officials have sought asylum in [...]
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Korea claims Kim Jong Un has executed 70 since taking power

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011 in a “reign of terror” that far exceeds the bloodshed of his [...]
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Korea Legalises Investment Crowdfunding

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Crowdfundinsider | 6:00 AM

The Korean National Assembly has passed a set of laws to boost economic growth and incorporated in the new legislation was an act that legalises crowdfunding. According to a [...]
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N Korea warns South of ‘stern actions’ over defecting fishermen

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The defection of three fishermen comes amid reports that high-ranking North Korean officials had also sought asylum due to fears of being purged should they remain in the [...]
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Pyongyang threatens to cancel ex-S. Korean first lady’s planned NK visit

10-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea sternly warned Wednesday that it might nullify a plan by the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung to visit the North in early August if South Korea continues to [...]
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