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UN official calls for more work with disabled in N Korea

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A United Nations official visiting North Korea called Monday for more attention to disabled people in the socialist state. The UN special rapporteur on the rights of people [...]
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What Korea’s election means for Asia’s nuclear crisis

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Just days after France held a historic election, handing the presidency to Emmanuel Macron and a defeat to right-wing populist Marine Le Pen, South Koreans will go to the [...]
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Who Are the Americans In N Korea’s Prisons?

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A warmer policy toward North Korea would constitute a victory for its young leader, Kim Jong Un. Since taking power almost five years ago, Kim has accelerated the pace of [...]
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Korea’s presidential election could change its relationship with the United States. Here’s why

10-May-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

South Korean voters will pick their next leader on Tuesday at a challenging moment in the nation’s democratic history, after months of political turmoil, mounting [...]
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Trump reportedly open to meeting Kim Jong Un in US if N Korea abandons nuclear weapons programme

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s administration has told China he is open to welcoming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a meeting in the United States if Pyongyang [...]
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Korea’s Powerful Family Business Ties Could Be Tough to Cut

10-May-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Forget Machiavelli, or “Game of Thrones.” When it comes to staying in power, South Korea’s richest business clans have the game plan down. There is the [...]
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Korea Heads to Polls in Election to Replace Ousted Park

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Koreans voted Tuesday in a special election to replace ousted leader Park Geun-hye, the culmination of months of discord that saw the country’s biggest street [...]
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S. Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Millions of South Koreans headed to polls Tuesday to elect a new president, a culmination of a two-month race a trailing conservative equated to an ideological war as his [...]
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What happens to Americans detained in N Korea?

What happens to Americans detained in N Korea?

10-May-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to go through cycles of detaining Westerners, especially Americans, for a variety of crimes. Four US citizens are now being held, along with a Canadian [...]
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Korea has undergone an economic miracle

Korea has undergone an economic miracle

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

By the time you read this, South Korea will have just elected a new president. There will be a peaceful transfer of power, coming after the previous president was impeached [...]
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UN urges N Korea to improve disability awareness

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A United Nations rights official ended a groundbreaking visit to North Korea Monday and urged officials to try to combat the stigma and pejorative language surrounding the [...]
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N Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

N Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be [...]
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NKorea to host Malaysia in soccer after diplomatic dispute

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has finally been approved to host a 2019 Asian Cup qualifying match against Malaysia following political tensions between the countries. The Asian Football [...]
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Koreans vote for new leader after months of political vacuum

Koreans vote for new leader after months of political vacuum

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Koreans headed to voting stations on Tuesday to elect a new leader, with a potential record turnout suggesting voters are eager to move on from a corruption scandal [...]
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Korea votes to pick its next president with Trump comments a factor

10-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

South Koreans went to the polls on Tuesday, in an election that may have already swayed under bombastic rhetoric from US President Donald Trump. The scales appeared to have [...]
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