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Official: Cyberattacks, N Korea, jihadist groups top US threats

14-Mar-2013 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Cyberattacks pose more of a threat to the United States than a land-based attack by a terrorist group, while North Korea’s development of a nuclear weapons programme [...]
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US intelligence chief ‘Very concerned’ on N Korea

14-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile programmes pose a “serious threat” to the US and its allies in Asia, according to US intelligence agencies in an [...]
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Singapore, Korea exchanges to work on OTC clearing

14-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) and Korea Exchange Inc. are exploring joint trade-processing projects for over-the-counter financial derivatives as regulators seek to push more [...]
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History shows N Korean pattern: wait, then attack

History shows N Korean pattern: wait, then attack

13-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 12:23 PM

Recent Korean history reveals a sobering possibility: It may only be a matter of time before North Korea launches a sudden, deadly attack on the South. And perhaps more [...]
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Korea jobless rate hits one-year high

Korea jobless rate hits one-year high

13-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 11:40 AM

South Korea’s jobless rate rose to a one-year high in February, according to official data, as more university graduates flooded onto the market. The seasonally [...]
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US names more N. Korean officials as linked to WMD

13-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Kuwait News Agency | 11:38 AM

The US designated here late Monday four senior officials as linked to North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction programmes, in addition to the Foreign Trade Bank (FTB), [...]
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N Korea places South island in crosshairs

N Korea places South island in crosshairs

13-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 8:00 AM

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un threatened to “wipe out” a South Korean island as Pyongyang came under new economic and diplomatic fire Tuesday from US sanctions [...]
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N Korea declares 1953 armistice invalid

13-Mar-2013 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The North Korean army has declared invalid the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in 1953, the official newspaper of the country’s ruling Workers’ [...]
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Korea buys corn, Oman buys Canadian wheat

13-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Snapshot of the global export markets for grains, oilseeds and edible oils as reported by government and private sources. CORN SALE: South Korea’s Major Feedmill Group [...]
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N Korea faces pressure from UN on human rights

12-Mar-2013 Intellasia | nytimes | 6:00 AM

Already angry over tougher sanctions imposed last week to punish its nuclear tests, North Korea faces renewed pressure over its human rights record as the United Nations [...]
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US-Korea drills begin amid N Korea tensions

US-Korea drills begin amid N Korea tensions

12-Mar-2013 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

The US and South Korea have begun annual military drills amid high tensions with North Korea in the wake of a UN sanctions vote. Pyongyang has strongly condemned the [...]
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Iran-N Korea Pact Draws Concern

Iran-N Korea Pact Draws Concern

11-Mar-2013 Intellasia | wsj | 6:00 AM

Obama administration officials are raising alarms about a scientific-cooperation pact between North Korea and Iran that officials said could advance the nuclear and missile [...]
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UN sanctions may play into N Korean propaganda

11-Mar-2013 Intellasia | foxnews | 6:00 AM

Seven years of UN sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang’s drive for a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. They may have [...]
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Royce seeks tough US sanctions on N Korea after UN

11-Mar-2013 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Representative Ed Royce, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the US should increase the economic pressure on North Korea to force its leaders to abandon their [...]
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N Korea scraps peace pacts as sanctions toughened

N Korea scraps peace pacts as sanctions toughened

09-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:49 AM

An enraged North Korea responded to new UN sanctions with fresh threats of nuclear war on Friday, vowing to scrap peace pacts with South Korea as it upped the ante yet again [...]
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