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UN team to probe N Korean ship to arrive August 5 – Panama

UN team to probe N Korean ship to arrive August 5 – Panama

20-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A United Nations team sent to examine the North Korean ship seized by Panama for carrying arms from Cuba will arrive in the Central American nation on August 5, the [...]
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US concerned over N Korean arms ship, Panama awaits UN

20-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A United Nations team is due to arrive in Panama next month to inspect a North Korean ship which was seized carrying arms from Cuba, a potential breach of UN sanctions that [...]
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Panama charges ‘contentious’ N Korean crew with arms trafficking

20-Jul-2013 Intellasia | La Times | 6:00 AM

Panamanian authorities have charged 33 crew members of the North Korean freighter seized at the Panama Canal with endangering public security by attempting to traffic [...]
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S. Korea drops antitrust investigation against Google

20-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Pcworld | 6:00 AM

South Korea has dropped a two-year anti-competition probe into Google’s Android smartphone operations in that country, sources close to Google confirmed Thursday. The [...]
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Korea Indicts Chaebol Head in Tax Evasion Crackdown

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Seoul prosecutors indicted the head of CJ Group, a South Korean food and entertainment group, for tax evasion and embezzlement as part of a government drive to crack down on [...]
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Analysts question Cuba calling Korea ship weapons ‘obsolete’

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

/Missile radar systems and aircraft components discovered aboard a North Korean-flagged ship that Cuba says are “obsolete” show that North Korea is trying to [...]
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S. Korea wants to delay military deal with US, news report says

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

South Korea has asked to postpone a change that would give Seoul control of its own troops during a war, rather than place them under US command, South Korea’s [...]
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Korea officials say Asiana crash pilots hospitalised

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Officials say four South Korean pilots of an Asiana plane that crash-landed in San Francisco this month are being treated for psychological trauma and injuries caused by the [...]
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N. Korean ship throws light on sinister barter trade: expert

N. Korean ship throws light on sinister barter trade: expert

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The seizure off Panama of a North Korean ship suspected of carrying weapons is a symptom of a vital barter trade that Pyongyang has managed to keep largely hidden, a [...]
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N. Korea says seized Cuba arms part of legitimate deal

N. Korea says seized Cuba arms part of legitimate deal

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Wednesday that Cuban arms seized from a Pyongyang-flagged ship near the Panama Canal were part of a legitimate deal, amid concerns UN sanctions may have been [...]
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Panama awaits experts to check weapons on N Korea ship

Panama awaits experts to check weapons on N Korea ship

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Panama on Wednesday awaited the arrival of US and British experts to inspect Cuban weapons found aboard a North Korean ship, as Seoul urged the UN to investigate. Havana said [...]
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Two Koreas fail to agree on reviving joint factory estate

Two Koreas fail to agree on reviving joint factory estate

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea failed Wednesday to reach agreement on reopening their jointly-run industrial estate as they wrangled over who was to blame for its shutdown. A fourth [...]
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N Korea has everything in place for new atom test – US expert

N Korea has everything in place for new atom test – US expert

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has strong technical reasons to carry out another nuclear test but may be hesitating because it would anger China, a prominent US scientist who has often visited [...]
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UN chief praises Panama on N Korea, urges swift UN action

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised Panama on Wednesday for seizing a North Korean ship carrying arms from Cuba, adding that the UN sanctions committee would take up the [...]
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US senators push for action on Cuba over N Korean arms ship

19-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US senators sought to increase pressure on the Obama administration on Wednesday to respond after a North Korean cargo ship in Panama was found carrying what appeared to be [...]
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