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N Korean defector to get high-level Korean post

09-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

South Korea-South Korea says it has decided to appoint a North Korean defector as head of a government research institute. It would be the highest South Korean government job [...]
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Oregon may ship blueberries to Korea in July

08-Jun-2011 Intellasia | The Packer | 7:01 AM

South Korean consumers will likely have access to fresh Oregon blueberries beginning this July, after a decade of negotiations by the Oregon Blueberry Commission. Bryan [...]
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N Korea setting up economiz zone near China

N Korea setting up economiz zone near China

08-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

North Korea said it will set up a new economic zone near its border with China, signaling the nation’s deepening dependence on its economic benefactor after leader Kim [...]
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China-N Korea trade volume doubles in Q1

08-Jun-2011 Intellasia | The Chosun Ilbo | 7:01 AM

Trade between North Korea and China nearly doubled in the first quarter of this year compared to 2010. Chinese imports of North Korean goods increased 214 percent on-year to [...]
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Korea’s Kogas eyes more shale gas buys in Canada, US

08-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s state-run Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) is interested in buying more shale gas assets in Canada and the United States, a top official said on Monday. State-run [...]
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Korea warns euro zone troubles could hit here

08-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea on Tuesday called for careful watch over the euro zone’s debt problems, saying Asia’s fourth largest economy could face foreign-currency liquidity [...]
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Korea, an economy divided

07-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Today Online | 7:01 AM

South Korean police identified the 35-year-old only as Bang. He killed himself in the southern province of Jeolla on March 10 by locking himself in his car and lighting a [...]
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Korea too good for Singapore

07-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Today Online | 7:01 AM

The last time Singapore’s Rugby Lions faced South Korea, they were humiliated 65-0, back in 2009. This time around, though, Singapore’s national team put up a [...]
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Ban Ki-moon reelection campaign gathers pace

06-Jun-2011 Intellasia | ABS CBN News | 6:03 PM

Ban Ki-moon’s campaign for a second term as United Nations leader gathers pace on Monday when he is to formally announce that he wants to stay on as secretary general, [...]
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Korea to resume sale process of 4 suspended savings banks

06-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 6:02 PM

The sale process of South Korea’s four suspended savings banks will resume next week following the government’s recent failed attempt to find potential buyers for [...]
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Oman-Korea trade at $4.7b

06-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Oman Daily Observer | 7:01 AM

Trade balance is in favour of the Sultanate – SEOUL – The volume of investments and trade exchange between Oman and South Korea doubled several times to $4.7 [...]
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Korea’s balanced recovery

04-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 4:18 PM

Some concerns have been raised recently about Korea’s economy, chiefly with respect to income inequality, high household debt and unbalanced private-sector growth. [...]
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N Korea vows military action against South

N Korea vows military action against South

04-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AP | 3:48 PM

South Korea-North Korea vowed Friday to launch “retaliatory military actions” against South Korea, a threat that came days after Seoul said its military had used [...]
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Korea acknowledges secret talks with North

04-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Voice of America | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s government on Thursday admitted it held secret discussions with North Korea last month. South Korea’s president is facing criticism across the [...]
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Korean Air’s first superjumbo arrives in Korea

Korean Air’s first superjumbo arrives in Korea

04-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s main flag carrier Korean Air welcomed the arrival of its first Airbus A380 on Thursday and said it plans to begin flights later this month. The plane [...]
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