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Korea formally dumps ‘scientific’ whaling plan

06-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:40 AM

South Korea confirmed Wednesday that it had formally dropped its fiercely criticised plan to resume “scientific” whaling and adopted non-lethal means to study the [...]
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No-hoper steals Korean presidential debate

No-hoper steals Korean presidential debate

06-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:14 AM

A far-left candidate polling at around one percent in South Korea’s presidential candidate stole the campaign’s first TV debate with a scathing attack on [...]
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HTC looks to China to ring changes

05-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:01 AM

On this year’s Singles Day – a recent Chinese invention to celebrate November 11 that has since turned into a day of shopping and large discounts – [...]
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Korean high-fashion coupe

Korean high-fashion coupe

05-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The coupe/hatch with the novel 2+1 door arrangement is available in three versions, all powered by the same 1.6-litre Gamma D-CVVT motor. Surprisingly, there is a manual [...]
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China, Korea agree to boost use of local currency in trade

05-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea said it agreed with China to allow banks in both countries to borrow funds from an existing swap arrangement to encourage trade settlement in local currencies. A [...]
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N Korea installs rocket on launch pad: Report

N Korea installs rocket on launch pad: Report

04-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 9:41 AM

North Korea has installed the first stage of a long-range rocket it plans to launch this month in position, defying growing international calls to cancel the mission, a [...]
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Korea looks forward to furthering ties with China

04-Dec-2012 Intellasia | Philippine Star | 7:01 AM

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said he hoped the country’s next administration and the new Chinese leadership would make efforts to further friendly relations [...]
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Korea exports growth boosts global recovery hope

04-Dec-2012 Intellasia | The Star | 7:01 AM

South Korean exports last month posted their first back-to-back growth of the year, according to data, adding to signs of recovering global demand and backing the view [...]
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US deports suspects wanted by Korea

03-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The United States has deported two South Korean women back to their home country, where they are wanted in separate cases of sex trafficking and fraud, US officials said [...]
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Top N Korean defence official replaced, Korea says

01-Dec-2012 Intellasia | NY Times | 7:01 AM

Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, has replaced his defense minister with a hard-line general as part of his effort to fill the army leadership with a new generation of [...]
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Korea readies new bid to join global space club

Korea readies new bid to join global space club

01-Dec-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea braced Thursday for its third attempt to send a satellite into orbit and gain entry to an elite global space club that includes neighbours and regional rivals [...]
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Korea to fire rocket as eyes turn to North’s site

30-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Business Week | 7:01 AM

South Korea will make its third attempt to launch a civilian space rocket and satellite today as speculation mounts that North Korea may defy the international community with [...]
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Korea manufacturer confidence falls to lowest in three years

30-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korean manufacturers’ confidence fell to the lowest level in more than three years as gains in the won threaten to slow a rebound in exports and the country [...]
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Korea current-account surplus narrows

30-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s current-account surplus narrowed slightly in October, but the surplus for 2012 so far has already surpassed the Bank of Korea’s full-year forecast, [...]
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Final bids for Korea Aerospace $1b stake postponed to December

30-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The deadline for due diligence and binding bids to acquire an estimated $1.1 billion stake in Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has been postponed into December, KAI’s [...]
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