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N Korea says Jang Song Thaek, uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, executed

N Korea says Jang Song Thaek, uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, executed

14-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea said on Friday Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un and previously considered the second most powerful man in the secretive state, has been executed [...]
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N. Korea leader’s ‘traitor’ uncle executed: KCNA

N. Korea leader’s ‘traitor’ uncle executed: KCNA

14-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has executed the uncle of its leader Kim Jong-Un after a shock purge, state news agency KCNA said Friday, branding the once-powerful Jang Song-Thaek [...]
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N Korea executes Kim Jong Un’s uncle, calls him ‘worse than a dog’

14-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Ctvnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday that it had executed Kim Jong Un’s uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader’s former mentor, [...]
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N. Korea announces execution of leader’s ‘traitor’ uncle

N. Korea announces execution of leader’s ‘traitor’ uncle

14-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday it has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong-Un, branding veteran fixer Jang Song-Thaek a “traitor for all ages”, as the US and South [...]
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China media: Execution of N Korean leader’s uncle

China media: Execution of N Korean leader’s uncle

14-Dec-2013 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s uncle creates a stir in the Chinese media as one official mouthpiece calls his ouster a “wake-up call” [...]
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Asiana pilot ‘stressful’ prior to San Francisco crash

Asiana pilot ‘stressful’ prior to San Francisco crash

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The pilot of a South Korean airliner that crashed in San Francisco in July felt very stressed about touching down without a functioning instrument landing system to guide [...]
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N Korean tourism official cancels Taiwan visit

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Taipei, December 12 (CNA) A high-ranking tourism official from North Korea has canceled a planned visit to Taiwan amid an ongoing power struggle in his country. Deputy [...]
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S. Korea, Singapore agree to seek joint projects in other countries

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Singapore agreed Wednesday to combine their specialties for joint-venture infrastructure and other projects in Southeast Asian countries to help them better [...]
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Kim’s purge suggests trouble is brewing in N Korea

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

An already volatile northeast Asia may be on the brink of more turbulence. Just when you thought it could not get any more unpredictable, reports of internal turmoil suggest [...]
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No ‘free pass’ for S. Korea into TPP: Overby

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea should not be granted a ‘free pass’ to enter the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) unless it fully implements the bilateral free trade agreement [...]
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PM Lee and S Korea’s Park reaffirm bilateral relations

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation and develop new engines for [...]
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UN in N Korea: Four years after office reopens, auditors warn of old problems

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Four years after the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reopened an office in North Korea that had been closed in the wake of revelations of millions in hard [...]
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Asiana crash pilots knew speed was low, hesitated

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In the crucial minutes before an Asiana Airlines flight crashed in San Francisco last summer, the pilots voiced concern about the plane’s low speed but did nothing to [...]
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N Korea may be set for ‘Cultural Revolution’: Japan

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The recent purge of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s once-powerful uncle could herald a period of radical upheaval comparable to China’s Cultural Revolution, [...]
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S. Korea slams Japan’s video claim on disputed islet

13-Dec-2013 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

South Korea has condemned Japan for publishing a video in 10 languages challenging its sovereignty over a tiny group of islets at the heart of a territorial dispute, [...]
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