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N Korea satellite ‘tumbling in space’

20-Dec-2012 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to be struggling to control a satellite it put into orbit last week, a space expert has said. The Unha-3 satellite was launched on board a long-range [...]
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Korea votes in tight race on economy and jobs

20-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Koreans voted on Wednesday in freezing winter temperatures for a new president in a battle between the daughter of their former military ruler and a man her father [...]
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Korea presidential rivals in final push for votes

Korea presidential rivals in final push for votes

19-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:23 AM

South Koreans went to the polls Wednesday to choose a new president in a close and potentially historic election that could result in Asia’s fourth-largest economy [...]
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Korea’s first woman president?

Korea’s first woman president?

18-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:16 AM

If Park Geun-Hye is elected South Korea’s first-ever woman president on Wednesday, she will lead a country that is ranked below the likes of Suriname and the United [...]
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N Korea satellite appears dead: scientist

N Korea satellite appears dead: scientist

18-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:14 AM

A satellite launched with fanfare last week by a defiant North Korea appears to be dead as no signal can be detected, a US-based astrophysicist who monitors spaceflights said [...]
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Korea won rises toward 15-month high as Abe wins in Japan

18-Dec-2012 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s won rose toward a 15- month high and government bonds fell on speculation Japan will step up monetary easing after Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party [...]
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Korea’s far-left presidential candidate quits

Korea’s far-left presidential candidate quits

17-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:11 AM

The presidential candidate fromSouth Korea’s far-left party quit on Sunday in an attempt to unify left-leaning voters against the conservative front-runner in an [...]
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N Korea marks 1st anniversary of late ruler’s death

N Korea marks 1st anniversary of late ruler’s death

17-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:49 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un led thousands of officials Sunday in a memorial ceremony for his late father and ex-ruler Kim Jong-Il, days after a successful long-range [...]
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N Korea rocket launch shows young leader as gambler

N Korea rocket launch shows young leader as gambler

17-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A triumphant North Korea staged a mass rally of soldiers and civilians Friday to glorify the country’s young ruler, who took a big gamble this week in sending a [...]
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Korea’s LNG imports climb 30pct in November as prices drop

17-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Imports of liquefied natural gas into South Korea, the world’s second-largest buyer of the fuel, rose 30 percent in November as the price paid dropped. Shipments [...]
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Qatargas reaches 20-year supply deal for Thailand

14-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:30 AM

Qatar’s state-backed natural gas producer says it has signed a long-term supply deal with Thailand’s national energy company. It’s part of the Gulf [...]
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Bank of Korea holds rates after N Korea’s rocket launch

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

The Bank of Korea held borrowing costs unchanged before next week’s presidential election and after North Korea launched a rocket in defiance of international sanctions [...]
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N Korea rocket launch sparks global anger

N Korea rocket launch sparks global anger

13-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:02 AM

The UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned North Korea’s rogue rocket launch and warned of possible measures over the provocative act that heightened fears among [...]
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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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