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New BOK Board Seen Favouring Lower Rates for Growth

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A changing of the guard on Bank of Korea’s board will usher in four policy makers with links to the government, increasing speculation that the BOK may cut borrowing [...]
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Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Japan offered muted reactions Monday to Donald Trump’s suggestion that, as president, he would withdraw troops from both countries and allow them to [...]
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N Korean Nuclear Threats Spotlight US Missile Defense

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As North Korea rattles its nuclear saber, threatening to bomb the US at “any moment,” a nerve-jangling question hangs in the air: If Pyongyang did launch a [...]
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N. Korea ratchets up harsh rhetoric against joint military drill

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A North Korean youth association said Monday that it is ready to counter any provocation from South Korea and the United States, saying that young North Koreans will [...]
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N. Korea warns of another ‘Arduous March’ amid tougher UN sanctions

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea warned its people that it is facing some tough times and the country may have to endure another “Arduous March” of economic hardship, state-controlled [...]
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Sanctioned N Korea firm active in Iran, source says

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The North Korean executives of Korea Mining Development Trading Corp. visited Iran shortly after the adoption of sanctions. KOMID, which is under both United Nations Security [...]
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US envoy rejects Trump accusations that S. Korea gets defense free ride

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

US Ambassador to Seoul Mark Lippert on Monday dismissed accusations by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump that South Korea is paying little to keep American [...]
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Campaigners Float Thousands of Anti-Jong-Un Flyers into N Korea

30-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Gizmodo | 6:00 AM

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a series of leaflets criticising the leader of North Korea being sent into the country via helium balloon! AFP reports that over [...]
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N Korea Decides To Nuke Washington D.C. In Their Latest Propaganda Video

29-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Uproxx | 6:00 AM

North Korea has reportedly released a new propaganda video online that shows the nation launching a rocket at the United States and blasting Washington, D.C. with nuclear [...]
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Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

29-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Japan offered muted reactions Monday to Donald Trump’s suggestion that, as president, he would withdraw troops from both countries and allow them to [...]
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N Korea demands Korea executes officials in Kim Jong-un ‘assassination plot’

29-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

The North Korean government has threatened to take “merciless” action against South Korea unless it publicly executes the officials who put together an alleged [...]
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Trump questions NATO, support for Korea and Japan ahead of Nuclear Security Summit

29-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Sunday doubled down on his criticism of NATO, a cornerstone of US foreign policy for decades, and called for the [...]
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Korea E-Land picks KKR as preferred bidder for hypermarket chain

29-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean retail group E-Land said on Monday it picked KKR & Co LP as preferred bidder for hypermarket chain Kim’s Club. KKR is in talks to acquire the operation [...]
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Seoul activists launch anti-Kim leaflets into N. Korea

Seoul activists launch anti-Kim leaflets into N. Korea

29-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean activists on Monday launched tens of thousands of anti-Pyongyang leaflets into North Korea for the second time in three days, amid heightened military tensions [...]
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Restriction on anti-N. Korea leaflet launch lawful: top court

29-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top court ruled that it is legitimate for the government to curb activists from sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border, citing security issues, [...]
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