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Is Korea ready for ‘Madam President’?

Is Korea ready for ‘Madam President’?

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 6:30 AM

If Park Geun-hye wins South Korea’s presidential election this month, as looks increasingly likely, she will become the first woman to hold the country’s top [...]
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American citizen being held in N Korea, US says

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | CNN | 6:30 AM

An American citizen has been detained in North Korea for more than a month, US officials said Tuesday. The US government does not believe that Kenneth Bae, who has traveled [...]
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Korean president calls emergency meeting on N Korea rocket: Report

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:30 AM

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has called an emergency meeting of his top national security ministers after North Korea fired a long-range rocket on Wednesday. [...]
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North Korea Declares Rocket Launch a Success

North Korea Declares Rocket Launch a Success

12-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Time | 10:18 AM

North Korea fired a long-range rocket Wednesday morning in its second launch under its new leader, defying warnings from the U.N. and Washington only days before South Korean [...]
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Korea considers private industry for coal-generated power

11-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:30 AM

South Korea is considering allowing non-state companies to generate coal-fired power for the first time in three decades, as it adds capacity to prevent blackouts that cost [...]
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Korea’s producer-prices fall for first time in four months

11-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:30 AM

South Korea’s producer prices fell from a year earlier for the first time in four months on lower computer-component and fresh-food costs, according to a report before [...]
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Korea’s producer prices dip by most in 3 years in Nov

11-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:30 AM

South Korea’s producer prices fell by the most in three years in November due to a fall in oil prices and the local currency’s ascent to the dollar, the central [...]
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Korea keen to invest in Rajasthan

10-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:30 AM

Viewing the success of the Japanese cluster at Neemrana, South Korea too has shown its interest in setting up an exclusive manufacturing zone in the state. A delegation led [...]
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Apple and Samsung: A defining rivalry in a changed mobile market

Apple and Samsung: A defining rivalry in a changed mobile market

10-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:30 AM

What a difference three months can make. At the end of August, Apple Inc seemed on top of the world. Fresh off a resounding $1.05 billion US legal victory over arch-foe [...]
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N Korea spends millions on Kim cult: report

N Korea spends millions on Kim cult: report

08-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 6:30 AM

North Korea spent $41.5 million dollars this year promoting the personality cult surrounding the ruling Kim dynasty, a South Korean government report said Thursday. A cool [...]
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Korea November dept store sales rise seen at 11-mth high

08-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:30 AM

Sales last month at South Korea’s top three department store chains rose for the first time in six months and by the fastest annual pace in 11 months, preliminary data [...]
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China, Korea hold Internet roundtable

08-Dec-2012 Intellasia | UPI | 6:30 AM

China and South Korea are holding a conference on Internet cooperation on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, officials said. The two-day [...]
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Coastguard searches for missing in North Sea sinking

Coastguard searches for missing in North Sea sinking

07-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:52 AM

Dutch rescue workers on Thursday resumed their grim search for six crew members missing after their cargo ship sank in a busy North Sea shipping lane, but there was little [...]
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Korea’s LG to appeal European fine for price-fixing

Korea’s LG to appeal European fine for price-fixing

07-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 6:45 AM

LG Electronics vowed on Thursday to appeal against a European Commission fine of nearly 500 million euros ($653 million) for price-fixing, calling the penalty unfair and [...]
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Korea uncovers new fake documents at nuclear plants

07-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:45 AM

South Korean officials said on Wednesday they had uncovered new instances of fake certificates being supplied for parts operating in nuclear power plants, but a source [...]
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