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Japan orders military to destroy N Korean missile

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Presstv | 6:00 AM

Japan has put its military on alert and ordered it to destroy any missile fired by North Korea that may threaten the country amid reports of an imminent launch by Pyongyang. [...]
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Japan’s Apology to Korea Shows What Public Apologies Should (Not) Do

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Japan’s most recent and controversial apology to the government of South Korea for sexual slavery committed by its military against “comfort women” during [...]
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S. Korea, Japan, China education ministers meet for 1st time

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The education ministers of South Korea, Japan and China on Saturday held the first three-way meeting among the countries that often spar over how their wartime past is [...]
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N Korea may not be completely bluffing on hydrogen bomb claim

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Amid speculation that North Korea is preparing to launch a long-range missile with capability to hit the US, CNN reported on Friday that the country may have tested [...]
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Know Thy N Korean Enemy

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

“Who are you?” general Matthew Ridgway asked my grandmother in 1951 on the tarmac of a US base in Korea. Ridgway had just replaced general Douglas MacArthur and [...]
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The US and China have to resolve their impasse on N Korea

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

THE UNITED States and China appear to have reached a dead end on the growing problem of North Korean nuclear weapons. Both nations, in their own ways, lack a workable [...]
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S. Korea Eyes US Missile Defense System as North Continues Tests

S. Korea Eyes US Missile Defense System as North Continues Tests

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

To counter growing North Korean missile and nuclear threats, South Korea appears poised to consider importing a controversial US missile defense system, according to [...]
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How N Korea’s Nuclear Threats Have Spiralled Over The Decades

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang’s threats may sometimes be hollow, but the nuclear ambitions of the reclusive state cause international alarm. North Korea caused international concern and [...]
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Korea Eyes THAAD, China Urges ‘Caution’

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

South Korea is sending more positive signals on the US missile defense system, to China’s dismay. A US missile defense system would be helpful for South Korean security [...]
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S. Korea Fails to Pass N. Korean Human Rights Bill

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

South Korean legislators failed to hold a vote this week on a proposed North Korean Human Rights Act, despite an agreement between the two major political parties to consider [...]
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N Korea apparently readying ‘some kind of launch’: US officials

N Korea apparently readying ‘some kind of launch’: US officials

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Speculation that North Korea is preparing a rocket launch following its recent nuclear test mounted Friday, with US officials and experts backing Japanese reports of [...]
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With Rio spots secured, Japan, Korea prepare for Asian Under-23 final

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

Two of the continent’s biggest rivals are meeting in the final of the Asian Under-23 Championships on Saturday but Japan and South Korea already have what they were [...]
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N Korea apparently preparing ‘some kind of launch’: US official

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to be readying for some kind of a rocket launch, a US defense official said Thursday, though it did not appear to be a ballistic missile. The [...]
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N Korea activity points to possible space launch – US officials

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States has seen increased activity around a North Korean missile site, suggesting preparations for a possible space launch in the near future, US officials told [...]
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Korean Noodle Maker’s 90pct Rally Is the Biggest in MSCI Asia: Chart

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Ottogi Corp.’s instant noodles have been a hit with Korean consumers and helped make the company’s shares the best-performer in the MSCI Asia Ex-Japan Index since [...]
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