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Obama OKs new sanctions against NKorea over nuclear programme

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama slapped North Korea with more stringent sanctions Thursday for defying the world and pushing forward with its nuclear weapons programme, weeks after it [...]
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Five Reasons Why You Should Fly Air Koryo, the World’s Worst Airline

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Change is in the air in North Korea. After years of being ranked by Skytrax as the world’s worst airline, national carrier Air Koryo is undergoing a revolution, [...]
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Korea says Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for ‘terror’ attacks

Korea says Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for ‘terror’ attacks

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | National Post | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered preparations for launching “terror” attacks on South Koreans, a top Seoul official said Thursday, as worries [...]
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N Korea satellite tumbling in orbit again: US sources

N Korea satellite tumbling in orbit again: US sources

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s recently launched satellite is once again tumbling in orbit, after stabilising briefly, according to a US official and other sources. The satellite update [...]
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N Korea’s nuclear tests could cause Mount Paekdu to erupt

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s nuclear tests could trigger the eruption of a volcano that once produced one of the most powerful explosions ever recorded, experts have warned. The [...]
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African states empowering N Korean nuclear programme

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | IOL | 6:00 AM

As editors, we sometimes wonder whether readers in southern Africa really care that much about North Korea’s nuclear tests on the other side of the world, as on the [...]
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Send more satellites into space! N Korea releases inspirational slogans

20-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

PYONGYANG, KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF – Produce more new-generation electric locomotives and passenger cars! Send more satellites into space! Make the [...]
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US sends F-22s to Korea as tension mounts with N Korea

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Militarytimes | 6:00 AM

Four of the most advanced US fighter jets flew over South Korea on Wednesday in a clear show of force against North Korea, a day after South Korea’s president warned of [...]
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Will Kim Jong Un Go to War?

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

With South Korea’s president flinging insults and his country losing important sources of income, Kim is facing a huge crisis – and it might just push him to the [...]
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Magma mayhem: S. Korean experts fear N. Korean nuclear tests could trigger volcanic eruption

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

A team of South Korean scientists believe North Korea’s nuclear tests could cause a serious disaster. This would not be the expected atomic fallout – the [...]
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Four times as many US troops to join Korean drills: Seoul

Four times as many US troops to join Korean drills: Seoul

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Four times as many US troops as originally planned are to take part in a joint military exercise with South Korea next month following nuclear and missile tests by the North, [...]
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Religious ‘relics’ of a modern-day messiah in S. Korea

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A vintage Coca-Cola can, a pair of socks made from human hair, and an extremely large stuffed salmon. As exhibits of religious relics go, it’s an unusual collection, [...]
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Seoul’s spy service says N Korea is preparing attacks

Seoul’s spy service says N Korea is preparing attacks

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered preparations for launching “terror” attacks on South Koreans, a top Seoul official said Thursday, as worries [...]
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MBK picks Morgan Stanley to manage sale of ING’s ex-Korean unit-report

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Private equity firm MBK Partners has selected Morgan Stanley to manage the sale of ING Life Korea in a deal that could fetch more than 2 trillion won ($1.63 billion), the [...]
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Korea mulls next steps against nuclear-armed North

Korea mulls next steps against nuclear-armed North

19-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Furious about North Korea’s recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch, South Korea vows to hit back hard and says the shutdown of a jointly run factory park in [...]
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