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Korea flight attendant sues over ‘nut rage’

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A South Korean flight attendant is suing Korean Air and a jailed former executive in the US over what became known as the “nut rage” incident. Lawyers for Kim [...]
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Nut rage flight attendant sues Korean Air, former exec

Nut rage flight attendant sues Korean Air, former exec

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A flight attendant who was living her dream by working for Korean Air Lines Co. is now suing the airline and its infamous nut rage executive, claiming the bizarre onboard [...]
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N. Korea threatens merciless punishment against S. Korean activists

12-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Tuesday threatened to mercilessly punish South Korean activists for allegedly hurting the dignity of its young leader Kim Jong-un during a public [...]
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UN expert wants N Korea to answer for decades of abductions

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A United Nations human rights investigator recommended an international strategy on Monday to press North Korea to clarify the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals allegedly [...]
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Housing Boom Drives Builders From Worst to First: Korea Markets

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean builders, the nation’s worst-performing stocks in the past five years, are the biggest gainers in 2015 as the government kindles a housing boom. The Kospi [...]
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Leaving EU would make UK the N Korea of Europe, warns Gordon Brown

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

In article for the Guardian, former PM says an EU exit would leave Britain out in the cold with few friends and no influence Britain faces a friendless future as the North [...]
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Koreans Divided on Reactions to Knife Attack on US Ambassador Mark Lippert

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The knife attack last week on the American ambassador to South Korea, Mark W. Lippert, set off an outpouring of good wishes here for both the envoy and Seoul’s alliance [...]
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China’s pollution crackdown poses serious threat to N Korea’s economy

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

China’s crackdown on coal-related pollution will take a heavy toll on the North Korean economy, South Korean newspaper Donga Ilbo reported Monday. China’s plan is [...]
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N Korea: ‘Women’s movement leader’ Kim Jong-un marks International Women’s Day by handing out make-up to pilots’ wives

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | TheIndependent | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un has put himself forward as an unlikely new leader in the movement for gender equality – marking International Women’s Day with a series of public [...]
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Knifed US envoy to be released from Seoul hospital

Knifed US envoy to be released from Seoul hospital

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US Ambassador Mark Lippert is set to be released Tuesday after five days in a South Korean hospital for treatment of injuries caused by a knife attack. Lippert has been [...]
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Bangladesh expels N Korea envoy over gold smuggling

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh has expelled a North Korea diplomat caught trying to smuggle 27kg (59lb) of gold into the country. Son Young-nam, the first secretary of North Korea’s Dhaka [...]
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Korea Eager to Expand Ties with Israel

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Israelnational News | 6:00 AM

Israel and South Korea are not superpowers, but they are in a particular class of influential, technologically advanced countries with strong militaries. Relations between [...]
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Korea’s president visits injured US ambassador

Korea’s president visits injured US ambassador

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US Ambassador Mark Lippert is set to be released Tuesday after five days in a South Korean hospital for treatment of injuries caused by a knife attack. Lippert has been [...]
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N. Korea ‘apologises’ to Bangladesh over gold-smuggling diplomat

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea apologised to Bangladesh on Monday after one of its diplomats was caught trying to smuggle 27 kilograms of gold into the south Asian country, a Dhaka official [...]
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Korea’s GS Caltex makes first Mexican crude purchase in 25 yrs

11-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s GS Caltex Corp has bought Mexican crude for the first time in 25 years, as the refiner takes advantage of low prices to make cheap spot purchases, a [...]
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