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Lawyers for Korea’s Park reject questioning, prosecution says

Lawyers for Korea’s Park reject questioning, prosecution says

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Lawyers for South Korean President Park Geun-hye have rejected a plan by a special prosecutor investigating a graft scandal to question her, citing a media leak, a spokesman [...]
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Abductees Remain Casualties of Nuclear Stand-off with N Korea

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Human rights and abductee advocacy groups say time is running out for many desperate and frustrated South Korean families seeking to resolve the fate of loved ones abducted [...]
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How to really deal with the N Korean nuclear threat

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea is a “small country, far-away, about which we know little,” to paraphrase a fateful comment in defense of appeasement from the 1938 crisis over [...]
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Korea asks China not to buy Kaesong complex goods

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s unification ministry has asked China to notify its people not to buy goods produced at the now-shuttered inter-Korean industrial park in North Korea, a [...]
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Trump tweets a red line for N Korea

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The Cold War was waged and won in many places, including this beach city, home to the Rand Corp. Created in 1948 to think about research and development as it effects [...]
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Beijing turns up the heat on corporate Korea

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Hyundai hybrid rollout dented and $2.6bn Lotte theme park project halted over Thaad Hyundai Motor has postponed the launch of its Sonata plug-in hybrid in China and [...]
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Korea: China Cracks Down on Another Business

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

Beijing and Seoul have long been at loggerheads over US plans to deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery in South Korea. Beijing fears that it is just [...]
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Hundreds of ‘blacklisted’ artists plan to sue Korean government

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of “blacklisted” artists purportedly critical of the administration of the now-impeached South Korean President are fighting back, with a plan to file a [...]
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Pyeongchang and the Korea ski culture

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Korean hip-hop music blasts from the speakers as snowboarders, decked out in neon from head to toe, cruise by on a slope as busy and bustling as a street in downtown Seoul. [...]
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Korean theme park in China halted amid missile tension

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean conglomerate has been forced by Chinese authorities to suspend a multi billion-dollar theme park project, as tensions grow over the deployment of a US missile [...]
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UN: N Korea Exploiting Children

UN: N Korea Exploiting Children

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child should press the North Korean government to end the exploitation of children through forced labour and discrimination, [...]
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Toshiba courts funds as SK Hynix, Micron Technology bid for chip stake: sources

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Toshiba Corp favours private equity bidders in the sale of a stake in its chip business, as suitors including rivals SK Hynix Inc and Micron Technology Inc vie with financial [...]
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S. Korea Launches Policy-Coordinating Committee on Car Industry

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea launched a joint committee of the government and the private sector to coordinate policies on the car industry, which has been suffering from contracted demand at [...]
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House lawmakers introduce bipartisan resolution condemning N. Korea

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A bipartisan group of US House lawmakers has introduced a resolution condemning North Korea’s development of intercontinental ballistic missiles and calling for quick [...]
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N Korea Plans to Continue Satellite Launches Despite UN Objections

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

North Korea intends to continue launching satellites, despite UN Security Council sanctions and resolutions. According to the newspaper Rodong Sinmun, the country will [...]
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