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To Address Nuclear Threat, We Must Talk to N Korea

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Isolated and secretive, North Korea presents the United States with a unique challenge we cannot ignore. The North Korean nuclear arsenal is becoming steadily more alarming, [...]
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China & Korea: The THAAD question

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Triblive | 6:00 AM

US plans to deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea by next year, much to China’s angry criticism, is the outcome of Beijing’s inaction. For [...]
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N Korea’s nuclear threat

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea seems to have succeeded in producing nuclear weapons. North Korea is now making an all-out effort to miniaturise nuclear warheads while developing both [...]
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S. Korea mulling unveiling list of NK human rights violators: source

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea is studying a plan to unveil a list of North Korean violators of human rights as a new law aimed at improving the North’s rights situation is set to go into [...]
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Hundreds of N Korean defectors live in this London suburb

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

The southwest suburb of New Malden has emerged as the North Korea of the West. That’s because hundreds of North Korean defectors live there – more than anywhere [...]
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Korea releases N Korean restaurant defectors

Korea releases N Korean restaurant defectors

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Tuesday that its intelligence service had finished investigating 13 North Korean restaurant workers whose joint defection triggered accusations from [...]
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N. Korea calls South’s leader ‘psychopath’ over missile row

N. Korea calls South’s leader ‘psychopath’ over missile row

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Wednesday labelled South Korean President Park Geun-Hye a “psychopath” after she made a speech slamming Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions and [...]
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Report: N Korean diplomat in London defects

Report: N Korean diplomat in London defects

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

A North Korean diplomat stationed in the British capital has defected with his family, according to a South Korean newspaper. The diplomat is believed to have deserted his [...]
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Korea Plans 50-Year Bonds

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The ultra-long bonds would be aimed at securing stable government finances to support the economy South Korea plans to issue 50-year treasury bonds, the longest maturity debt [...]
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Korea $487 Billion Pension Fund Seeks China, India Yields

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s retirement fund plans to buy more bonds in China and is considering India as it hunts for higher yields in developing nations. The National Pension [...]
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N Korea warns of US demise while opposing THAAD

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea continued to condemn the United States on Tuesday, calling the country an “empire of evil” that was built over the “corpses of indigenous [...]
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N.K. restaurant workers resettle in S. Korea after April mass defection

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A group of 13 North Korean defectors who worked at a restaurant in China have recently begun to resettle in South Korea after undergoing Seoul’s probe into what caused [...]
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N Korean envoy in UK defects with wife

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

A North Korean diplomat stationed in Britain left his post to seek asylum in another country earlier this month along with his wife and child, the latest in a series of [...]
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YouTube Stars Are Now Being Used for N Korean Propaganda

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Vanityfair | 6:00 AM

Lots of strange things happen on YouTube. Rashomon-like retellings of the same birthday party, over and over again. People eating candy and calling it entertainment. Casey [...]
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N Korean diplomat at London embassy ‘defects to another country’

18-Aug-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A diplomat at the North Korean embassy in London has defected and fled abroad with his family, BBC News understands. The diplomat, Thae Yong Ho, had served as deputy to the [...]
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