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Korea’s per capita GNI likely to hit record high this year

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s per capita gross national income (GNI) is likely to reach a record high this year, aided by the economic growth and the local currency’s [...]
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WB all set to help N. Korea but ‘political breakthrough’ needed: Kim

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

The World Bank Group (WBG) will immediately provide North Korea with aid in the event of a “political breakthrough” akin to that in Myanmar, the head of the [...]
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S. Korea welcomes Iran’s nuke deal, urges N. Korea to follow suit

S. Korea welcomes Iran’s nuke deal, urges N. Korea to follow suit

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

South Korea hailed Sunday a historic deal on ending Iran’s nuclear weapons programmes, calling on North Korea to take the same path to denuclearisation. Earlier in the [...]
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Singapore, Korea revealed as Five Eyes spying partners

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Singapore and South Korea are playing key roles helping the United States and Australia tap undersea telecommunications links across Asia, according to top secret documents [...]
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Park holds economic cooperation summit with Lao president

25-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye held a summit with Lao President Choummaly Sayasone on Friday with a focus on enhancing economic cooperation, including infrastructure [...]
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China warns N Korea, blames Japan for tension

25-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China warned North Korea on Friday it would not tolerate chaos on its doorstep, while blaming Japan for the tension between Asia’s two largest economies. Ties between [...]
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N Korea admits holding US citizen

25-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

North Korea has acknowledged that it is holding another American, but has so far barred Western officials any access to the detainee, a US official said Friday. The family of [...]
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S. Korea moves a step closer to buying F-35s

S. Korea moves a step closer to buying F-35s

25-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Friday moved a step closer to acquiring Lockheed Martin’s next-generation F-35 jet fighters after the country’s defence chiefs announced new [...]
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N Korea admits holding US citizen

25-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

North Korea has acknowledged that it is holding another American, but has so far barred Western officials any access to the detainee, a US official said Friday. The family of [...]
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S. Korea moves a step closer to buying F-35s

25-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Friday moved a step closer to acquiring Lockheed Martin’s next-generation F-35 jet fighters after the country’s defence chiefs announced new [...]
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China warns N Korea, blames Japan for tension

25-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China warned North Korea on Friday it would not tolerate chaos on its doorstep, while blaming Japan for the tension between Asia’s two largest economies. Ties between [...]
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N Korea marks attack anniversary with threat on South’s president

N Korea marks attack anniversary with threat on South’s president

23-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea marked on Friday the third anniversary of an artillery attack on a South Korean island with a vow to respond to what it called any similar provocation with a [...]
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Korea military chiefs say want 40 stealth fighter jets

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

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs ofStaff say they want to buy 40 of the latest stealth fighterjets, seen as a de facto endorsement to order 40 Lockheed MartinCorp F-35s. [...]
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American held in N Korea, a case of mistaken identity?

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

When North Koreadragged an elderly American tourist off a plane and detained himfour weeks ago, they may have got the wrong man. Pyongyang may have thought they were [...]
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N Korea plans to create special economic zones

N Korea plans to create special economic zones

23-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea announced Thursday it is setting up 14 new economic development zones, including one in a northwestern city that borders China in an apparent bid to attract more [...]
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