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What happens when you die in N Korea? A funeral system explained

07-Apr-2014 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Zachary S. in Arkansas asks: How do [...]
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US, Japan, Korea to discuss N Korea nuclear weapons programme

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States, Japan and South Korea will meet next week to seek ways to persuade North Korea to give up its atomic weapons programme, the US State Department said on [...]
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SKorea saves 3 NKorea sailors; 2 dead, 11 missing

SKorea saves 3 NKorea sailors; 2 dead, 11 missing

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Rescuers recovered the bodies of two North Korean sailors, pulled three survivors and were searching for 11 others missing after their cargo ship sank off South Korea’s [...]
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S. Korea summons Japan ambassador over territorial claim

S. Korea summons Japan ambassador over territorial claim

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea summoned the Japanese ambassador Friday over what it saw as a fresh move by Japan to stake its claim to a disputed set of tiny islets and a plan to promote its [...]
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S. Korea tests missile bringing entire North in range

S. Korea tests missile bringing entire North in range

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Friday it had successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of carrying a one-tonne payload to any part of North Korea. The launch was carried out [...]
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Korea says 2 NKorean ship crew members dead

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The bodies of two North Korean sailors were recovered Friday after their cargo ship went missing off the southern coast of South Korea but 11 others are still missing, South [...]
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Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat

Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean experts say two small drones believed to have been flown across the border by the North amid rising military tensions were crude and decidedly low-tech – [...]
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Soth Korea extending ballistic missile range to counter North’s threat

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea has test-fired a new ballistic missile with a range of 500 km (310 miles) and will try to extend the range to 800 km so it can strike any site in North Korea, its [...]
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US to meet allies on N Korea

US to meet allies on N Korea

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States said Monday it will meet next week with allies South Korea and Japan to plan strategy on North Korea amid high tensions after the regime’s live-fire [...]
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US Marines Put Obama’s ‘Pivot’ Into Action In S. Korea War Games

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

White Beach, the name US marines give a stretch of sand near the airport in the city of Pohang on the South Korean east coast, looks like the setting for a movie of troops [...]
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Chinese ‘driving test tourists’ flock to Korea

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The streets of Seoul are full of Chinese tourists drawn by South Korea’s lavish department stores, its glamorous pop stars – and now its driving schools. Since [...]
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Free trade with Korea is a test of Canada’s confidence

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Globe And Mail | 6:00 AM

Canada’s response to the recently concluded free-trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea will say much about the kind of nation we are. Yes, open markets bring [...]
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Korea Thinks It Found Two Crashed Drones From N Korea

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Gizmodo | 6:00 AM

On Wednesday, South Korean officials unveiled photos of two rudimentary drones that crashed over the border, on South Korean land, around the same time the country exchanged [...]
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US-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Washington, DC

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | US Department of State | 6:00 AM

Following up on the US-Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) trilateral summit hosted by President Obama in The Hague on March 25, Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn [...]
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N Korea names space agency ‘NADA,’ and it’s anything but ‘nothing’

05-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

If outer space is indeed a lot of nothing, than the newly named North Korean space agency may be aptly titled, albeit inadvertently. The nation – formally, the [...]
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