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Canadian Unit of Korea National Oil to Sell Atlantic Coast Refinery

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The Canadian subsidiary of Korea National Oil Corp. said Friday it has reached an agreement to sell a money-losing Atlantic coast crude oil refinery to a New York-based [...]
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US eyes deal with Korea on F-16 upgrades by end of the year: sources

US eyes deal with Korea on F-16 upgrades by end of the year: sources

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US government hopes to hammer out an agreement with South Korea by the end of the year for the US unit of Britain’s BAE Systems Plc (BAES.L) to carry out $1 [...]
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Yoon Mee-hyang helps Korea’s World War II sex slaves tell their stories

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CSmonitor | 6:00 AM

Yoon Mee-hyang recalls receiving a phone call from a man who identified himself as a Japanese right-winger. He said abruptly, “I hate Korea.” That curse [...]
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N Korean Cheerleaders Pulled From 17th Asian Games After Korea Questions Cost, Logistics

08-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IBtimes | 6:00 AM

Clashes between North and South Korean officials prompted the North to cancel its plan to send a squad of hundreds of cheerleaders to the 17th Asian Games in September. [...]
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Are Korea’s Best Days Behind Her?

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The new global competitiveness ranking by the World Economic Forum (WEF) revealed that all is not well in South Korea’s export-dependent economy. Having already been [...]
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Korea launches plan to help companies boost exports to China

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Wednesday it would launch new measures to help local companies do business in China, aiming to double the level of consumption goods sent there by 2020, [...]
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N. Korea denounces Seoul’s high-level talks proposal

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Breaking more than three weeks of silence, North Korea, through its official Internet website, on Thursday denounced South Korea’s offer to hold high-level inter-Korean [...]
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Korea May Catch Japan’s Economic Cold

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

South Korea is becoming more like Japan, and not in a good way. After years of strong economic growth driven by exports of high-end electronics and cars, the country is [...]
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One person commits suicide every 40 seconds

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Daily Star | 6:00 AM

One person commits suicide somewhere in the world every 40 seconds, the United Nations said in a report Thursday. In its first report on suicide, the UN’s World Health [...]
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IAEA sees signs N Korea reactor may be operating

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The UN nuclear watchdog said it has seen releases of steam and water indicating that North Korea may be operating a reactor, in the latest update on a plant that experts say [...]
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Korea may stick to dairy tariffs

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

A free trade deal with South Korea is inching closer, with prime minister John Key personally intervening to help progress negotiations. But he has warned that any agreement [...]
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Korea to create army unit with US in event of conflict with North

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

South Korea will create a combined army unit with the US, reportedly tasked with destroying North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction in the event of an all-out [...]
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N Korea’s suicide rate among worst in world, says WHO report

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s problem with suicide has been well documented. But a World Health Organization report has found that the problem is even worse in its northerly neighbour, [...]
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N Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear reactor could be operating: UN watchdog

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Releases of steam and water indicate North Korea may be operating a reactor, the UN’s nuclear watchdog says, in the latest update on a plant that experts say could make [...]
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US, S. Korea ‘create army unit to destroy North’s nukes’

US, S. Korea ‘create army unit to destroy North’s nukes’

06-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Thursday it would create a joint military unit with the United States, as a report suggested the contingent would target North Korea’s weapons of mass [...]
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