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KIM SLIMS DOWN N Korean tyrant Kim Jong-un appears to have shed pounds in snaps of factory tour

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Sun | 6:00 AM

New pics of hermit state’s super leader show Kim looking slimmer than usual after he piled on weight earlier this year NORTH Korea’s Kim Jong-un showed off a [...]
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Korea bonds see foreign outflows in September for 2nd mth, stocks in demand

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

October 10 Foreigners offloaded South Korean bonds for a second consecutive month in September but snapped up stocks for the fourth month running, official data showed on [...]
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Korea watching reports of new Note 7s catching fire

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A South Korean government agency on Monday said it is monitoring reports that some of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have caught fire amid a [...]
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85pct of Galaxy Note 7s recalled in Korea

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

About 85 percent of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in South Korea has been recalled since Samsung Electronics began a voluntary recall programme on September 19, according to [...]
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Joint drills kick off in Korea ahead of Reagan aircraft carrier’s arrival

Joint drills kick off in Korea ahead of Reagan aircraft carrier’s arrival

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

The US and South Korean navies began carrier-group exercises Monday ahead of the anticipated arrival of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. While the [...]
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N Korea ‘racing towards the nuclear finish line,’ analyst says

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Santafe New Mexican | 6:00 AM

North Korea conducted its first nuclear test exactly 10 years ago Sunday, exploding a crude atomic bomb and crossing what had long been considered a “red line.” A [...]
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N Korea denies kidnapping US student 12 years ago

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

North Korea has denied allegations that its agents kidnapped an American student in China. David Sneddon was said to have died in 2004 in China’s Yunnan Province in a [...]
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S. Korea, Britain to discuss cyber policy cooperation

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Britain will hold a consultation meeting this week to discuss policy cooperation to better cope with hacking and growing threats in cyberspace, the foreign [...]
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N. Korea Hints at Possible ‘Satellite’ Launch

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | KBS | 6:00 AM

North Korea has reaffirmed its intent to launch what it claims is a satellite amid reports that it is preparing for a launch of a long-range missile around Monday, the [...]
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China’s pampering of N. Korea exacerbates nuclear issues

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

China’s ambivalent attitude to North Korea has exacerbated nuclear issues, leaving a series of sanctions against Pyongyang ineffective and allowing the Kim Jong-un [...]
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US envoy says Washington to use all means to pressure N Korea

US envoy says Washington to use all means to pressure N Korea

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Washington will use all available means outside the UN Security Council to isolate North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme and counter its growing threat to world [...]
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US will use all available tools against N. Korea, diplomat says

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

The United States will use “all the tools” necessary, including military deterrence, against the growing threat from North Korea, a top US diplomat said Sunday. [...]
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N Korea Denies Kidnapping American Student David Sneddon

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Dailycaller | 6:00 AM

American student David Sneddon was reportedly kidnapped by North Korea 12 years ago, but Pyongyang argues that this story is clearly “fictitious.” Sneddon, a [...]
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US, Korea adding Pyongyang strike to drills

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

American and South Korean forces will jointly train for an attack on central Pyongyang and key nuclear facilities, ratcheting up direct pressure on Kim Jong Un as North Korea [...]
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N Korea’s 10th Nuclear Anniversary: All You Need To Know About Pyongyang’s Nuclear Programme

11-Oct-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

On Sunday, North Korea celebrated the 10th anniversary of its first nuclear bomb test, which made it the eighth country in the world openly have nuclear warfare capability. [...]
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