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Signs of possible N. Korea missile launch: reports

Signs of possible N. Korea missile launch: reports

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to be readying another test of a powerful, new medium-range missile, following a series of failures for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires to [...]
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Bitter row over N. Korea defectors moves to Seoul court

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Seoul court convened a rare hearing Tuesday into the welfare of a dozen North Korean defectors who South Korea says escaped of their own free will but Pyongyang insists [...]
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Korea holds rare court case over waitress defectors

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court is holding a rare hearing into the detention of 12 North Koreans who defected to the South. A group of human rights lawyers who requested the hearing [...]
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Japan, Korea on Alert for N Korea Missile Launch

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to have deployed a ballistic missile to its east coast, but there are no signs of an imminent launch, according to an unnamed government source. [...]
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Indonesia, Korea central bank websites hit by cyber attacks; no losses

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The central banks of Indonesia and South Korea have been hit by cyber attacks on their public websites since activist hacking group Anonymous pledged last month to target [...]
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N Korean diplomat arrives in China for security conference

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

First time nation has sent delegate to forum in four years amid international concern over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme A senior North Korean diplomat, who has [...]
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ISIS Encouraging Attacks on US Air Force Bases

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Freebeacon | 6:00 AM

ISIS has called on sympathisers to carry out attacks on more than 70 US and NATO air force bases across the world, South Korea’s intelligence agency said Sunday. The [...]
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Korea trains cyber army to combat attacks from the North

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

In one college major at Seoul’s elite Korea University, the courses are known only by number, and students keep their identities a secret from outsiders. The Cyber [...]
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S. Korea beefs up security after Islamic State threatens US bases

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government said Monday it will step up security measures against potential terrorist threats after US air bases and a South Korean civilian reportedly [...]
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US rejects N. Korea’s threat over detainees

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The United States on Monday rejected North Korea’s threat to keep detaining two American citizens unless a former detainee stops criticising Pyongyang, saying the [...]
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N Korea rules out US detainees’ release over ‘jabbering’ Bae

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Business-standard | 6:00 AM

North Korea warned, on Monday, that it would not even consider the release of two jailed Americans if former detainee Kenneth Bae keeps “jabbering” about his [...]
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India’s embarrassing N Korean connection

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Research centre in the Himalayan foothills under scrutiny after revelation that it trained North Korean scientists. Hong Yong-il is the North Korean embassy’s new first [...]
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N Korea diplomat expected to attend China forum with US envoy

22-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A North Korean diplomat who was part of the so-called six-party talks aimed at ending the country’s nuclear programme arrived on Monday in China, where she is expected [...]
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Study: S. Korea’s account surplus increase caused by plunging oil prices

21-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Hankyoreh | 6:00 AM

Sharp drop in current account deficit with the Middle East a major factor; increase deficits or smaller surpluses in advanced economies The increase in South Korea’s [...]
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Keyboard warriors: Korea trains new frontline in decades-old war with North

21-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In one college major at Seoul’s elite Korea University, the courses are known only by number, and students keep their identities a secret from outsiders. The Cyber [...]
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