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Shinhan Is Among Bidders for Woori Finance’s Regional Banks

25-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea received a first round of offers to buy Woori Finance Holdings Co.’s two regional banks as part of the government’s latest attempt to privatise the [...]
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N Korea blasts sex tape execution claims

25-Sep-2013 Intellasia | News | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea has angrily denied reports that it had executed several state performers to cover up the past of its first lady. The denial came a day after the North [...]
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N Korea criticises ‘reptile media’ for saying Kim Jong-un ordered executions

N Korea criticises ‘reptile media’ for saying Kim Jong-un ordered executions

25-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

North Korea has attacked the South’s “reptile media” for running salacious reports alleging Kim Jong-un ordered nine performers to be executed to protect [...]
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China bans weaponry-related exports to N Korea

25-Sep-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has banned exports to North Korea of technologies and goods that could be used to make missiles and nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, the government said, as it [...]
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N. Korea fumes at reports on first lady’s past

24-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Sunday angrily denied reports that it had executed several state performers to cover up the past of its first lady, calling the media accounts an [...]
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Russia re-opens railway link with N Korea

24-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Russia re-opened a railway link with North Korea on Sunday, holding out the prospect of increased trade for the reclusive nation with its biggest neighbours after years of [...]
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Hill: N. Korea not serious about talks, but US has no other option

Hill: N. Korea not serious about talks, but US has no other option

24-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

By apparently restarting its once-disabled nuclear reactor, North Korea has demonstrated that it is not intent on holding denuclearisation talks, a former top US negotiator [...]
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S. Korea to take steps to deal with Fed’s possible tapering

24-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s finance minister vowed Sunday to continue thorough monitoring of financial markets to deal with the US Federal Reserve’s possible stimulus tapering. [...]
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N. Korea tests long-range rocket engine: US think-tank

24-Sep-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New satellite images suggest North Korea tested a long-range rocket engine last month, a US research institute said Monday. While the exact engine type could not be [...]
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N Korean posturing Picking up steam

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

WITHIN days of the tenth anniversary of the first “six-party” talks, aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear-weapons programmes, two columns of steam [...]
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MDA pitches S. Korea office

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Clarionledger | 6:00 AM

The Mississippi Development Authority would like to establish a satellite office in South Korea but is not prepared to detail how the proposal will move from concept to [...]
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UN nuclear assembly urges N Korea to halt any reactor restart

UN nuclear assembly urges N Korea to halt any reactor restart

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Member states of the UN nuclear agency called on North Korea on Friday to halt any move to restart a reactor capable of producing plutonium for bombs, after reports the [...]
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Higher studies: Korea offers scholarships

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Tribune | 6:00 AM

Korean Ambassador Dr Song Jong-hwan said has that the Korean government will provide scholarships to Pakistani students interested in learning Korean language at the higher [...]
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S. Korean advance party heads to N. Korea ahead of family reunions

S. Korean advance party heads to N. Korea ahead of family reunions

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

A group of Red Cross officials crossed the border into North Korea Friday to arrange accommodation for South Korean families scheduled to meet with their long-lost relatives [...]
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Study proposes US, China zones in collapsed N. Korea

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States should consider negotiating a separation line with China in a collapsed North Korea, a study said Thursday, warning of catastrophic consequences if Kim [...]
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