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‘Silver Service’ Jobs Help Korea’s Pensioners Survive

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Cho Yong-moon, 75, spends nine hours a day, five days a week using his free pass on the Seoul subway to shuttle parcels back and forth between clothing and jewellery stores. [...]
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US N Korea policy unlikely to change under Trump, envoy says

US N Korea policy unlikely to change under Trump, envoy says

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The United States’ North Korea policy is unlikely to change in the near future under a new administration, a senior US diplomat said Tuesday. Joseph Yun, the US special [...]
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Allies to curb N. Korea coal exports

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

The top nuclear negotiators of South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed to cooperate in implementing the latest UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions aimed at curbing [...]
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N Korea slams US bill urging reunion of separated families

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea accused the United States of plotting a human rights conspiracy after the US Senate passed a resolution calling for Pyongyang to support the reunion of Korean [...]
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Absolut Vodka gets shaken and stirred in Korea

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

A new ad by Absolut Vodka has tapped South Korea’s on-going political crisis as creative inspiration, but the end result could leave the Swedish spirits giant with a [...]
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Korea keen to deploy US anti-missile system by May

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Defence Ministry trying to finish installation amid political turmoil in wake of Park’s impeachment South Korea is moving to finalise the deployment of an advanced [...]
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Japan, China, S. Korea summit postponed on Park woes

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan is postponing a summit with China and South Korea, the government said Tuesday, after the impeachment of South Korean President President Park Geun-Hye. The Asian [...]
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Korea’s president was just impeached. This is what it means and what comes next.

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The turmoil that has engulfed South Korea for weeks has now crossed a critical threshold. The National Assembly voted on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye. [...]
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Absolut Vodka Used Korea’s Impeachment Protests in an Ad. People Are Not Happy

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

“If this ad had been for the World Cup or a concert, it might’ve worked.” Absolut Vodka is coming under fire in South Korea after one of its ads got [...]
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Refugees Might Be the New Administration’s Best Friends on N Korea Strategy

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 6:00 AM

On November 29, President George W. Bush urged the incoming Donald Trump administration to recognise North Korea as a “grave threat.” Bush described the [...]
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We visited N Korea’s DMZ border – and noticed something seriously creepy

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Daily Star Online visited the DMZ, a stretch of land four kilometres thick that splits the Korean peninsula in two. There, at the Dora Observatory, allowed visitors can peer [...]
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Shocking pictures exposing N Korean poverty that got photographer kicked out of Kim Jong-Un’s Kingdom

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

The shocking story behind a simple image of a sleeping soldier in North Korea led to one photographer being BANNED from the country. The secretive state, ruled by dictator [...]
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China Brings More Economic Retaliation for THAAD Against Korea

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

South Korean conglomerate Lotte sees its affiliates come under pressure in China. Is this all because of THAAD? In mid-November, South Korean conglomerate Lotte and the [...]
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Envoys discuss N. Korea amid political flux in US, S. Korea

Envoys discuss N. Korea amid political flux in US, S. Korea

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Senior US, Japanese and South Korean officials with special responsibility for the North Korean nuclear issue held talks Tuesday, at a time of political flux and policy [...]
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Park’s impeachment could split Korea’s ruling party

Park’s impeachment could split Korea’s ruling party

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s conservative ruling party is on the verge of a split following President Park Geun-hye’s parliamentary impeachment last week. Kim Moo-sung, leader [...]
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