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Metal engineering expert takes helm of POSCO

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An engineering expert on Friday took the helm of South Korea’ steel giant POSCO promising an overhaul of the company as it suffers falling profits owing global economic [...]
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Korea can’t join Pacific trade talks until US issues fixed: official

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea will not be welcomed into a planned Pacific free-trade pact until all problems are resolved in carrying out an existing trade deal with the United States, a [...]
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Libya: N Korea Says It Has No Ties to Rogue Ship

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Thursday denied any responsibility for an oil tanker that loaded crude from a rebel-held port in Libya and eluded attempts to seize it, saying the vessel that [...]
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Korea Online Buzz: Gracie Gold and White Day

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

South Koreans are known for their active online social life. Korea Real Time has you covered on what’s trending this morning. On Naver, South Korea’s most popular [...]
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Korea, Japan hold talks on mending ties

Korea, Japan hold talks on mending ties

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Top South Korean and Japanese diplomats held talks in Seoul on Wednesday as the United States pushed its two key Asian allies to improve badly strained ties. The meeting [...]
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Korea’s cheese binge is driving American milk prices to an all-time high

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Q Z | 6:00 AM

Times are good for American dairy farmers. They are selling milk at the highest prices on record, up 17 percent in January on the previous year. That’s surprising, [...]
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Korea c.bank holds rates for 10th month as next governor eyed

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank kept interest rates steady for a 10th straight month on Thursday, as expected, as it eyes offshore risks and a slow domestic economic [...]
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Front companies, embassies mask N Korean weapons trade: UN

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has developed sophisticated ways to circumvent United Nations sanctions, including the suspected use of its embassies to facilitate an illegal trade in weapons, a [...]
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Korea Online Buzz: Lee Min-jung and 12 Billion Won

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

South Koreans are known for their active onine social life, Korea Real Time has you covered on what’s trending this morning. On Naver, South Korea’s most popular [...]
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Seoul, Tokyo agree Pyongyang a priority in high-level talks

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea agreed at high-level talks Wednesday on the importance of coordinating on North Korea, but reconciliation appeared as elusive as ever as each stuck to [...]
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Sydney home to Japan and Korea island dispute

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

The poster, reading “‘Delicious Kimchi, along with Dokdo, calls Korea home”, refers to a small island chain in the Sea of Japan known as Takeshima by Japan [...]
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Japan’s Abe seeks trilateral summit with Korea, US

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan is trying to arrange a trilateral summit with South Korea and the United States for this month, a government official said on Wednesday, in a bid to thaw Tokyo’s [...]
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N. Korea denies link to Libya oil ship

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang on Wednesday denied any responsibility for a North Korea-flagged tanker which loaded crude oil at a port held by rebels in eastern Libya. The ship was operated by [...]
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Globe Theatre defends its world tour including N Korea

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

After his father’s death, a young prince, driven by suspicion, kills his uncle in a web of political intrigue. Sound familiar? The classic Shakespearean drama [...]
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Korea deal benefits farmers more than consumers

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

The Canada-South Korea free trade agreement, which is expected to remove nearly all tariffs between the two countries, has been well received by various sectors of the [...]
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