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S. Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

10-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Millions of South Koreans headed to polls Tuesday to elect a new president, a culmination of a two-month race a trailing conservative equated to an ideological war as his [...]
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Korea’s Crucial Election

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Economic problems are mounting. But new ideas are in short supply. So much attention is being lavished on the nuclear-edged tantrums of Kim Jong Un in North Korea that [...]
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Korea Heads to Polls in Election to Replace Ousted Park

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Koreans voted Tuesday in a special election to replace ousted leader Park Geun-hye, the culmination of months of discord that saw the country’s biggest street [...]
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N Korea’s mystery islands: Man-made keys could be new nuclear launch sites

N Korea’s mystery islands: Man-made keys could be new nuclear launch sites

10-May-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea is at it again. Or rather, it is continuing what it started five years ago. Artificial islands have been discovered surrounding Sohae Satellite Launching Station, [...]
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South Korea Poised for Change After Months of Political Upheaval

South Korea Poised for Change After Months of Political Upheaval

09-May-2017 Intellasia | | 9:54 AM

After one of South Korea’s most tumultuous political periods in recent memory, voters appear ready for change. The nation of 52 million people heads to the polls Tuesday in [...]
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Polls open in South Korea’s presidential election

Polls open in South Korea’s presidential election

09-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 9:50 AM

South Koreans went to the polls Tuesday to choose a new president after Park Geun-Hye was ousted and indicted for corruption, and against a backdrop of high tensions with the [...]
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Number one issue in the South Korean election? Not North Korea

Number one issue in the South Korean election? Not North Korea

09-May-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 7:39 AM

South Koreans go to the polls Tuesday amid heightening tensions with North Korea and saber-rattling from Pyongyang and Washington. But for many voters, relations with the [...]
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What President Trump must do about South Korea’s presidential elections

What President Trump must do about South Korea’s presidential elections

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Washington Times | 7:37 AM

As North Korea continued dangerous provocations — firing missiles, preparing for its 6th nuclear test, and threatening to carry out a nuclear attack against the U.S. with [...]
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US House votes to expand N Korea sanctions

09-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly voted in favour of broadening sanctions against North Korea, including efforts to cut the regime’s sources of [...]
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Political tensions cause retreat from Korea ETF, despite gains

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

The South Korean equity market has been on a tear of late, posting twice the gain of US markets in 2017, but heightened geopolitical tensions have caused investors to flee [...]
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House votes to boost N Korea sanctions

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Washington Examiner | 6:00 AM

House lawmakers passed new sanctions legislation on Thursday designed to undercut North Korea’s economy by cracking down on the network of banks and industries that [...]
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Tillerson urges Asean to cut N Korea funding, minimise ties

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Thursday to do more to help cut funding streams for North Korea’s nuclear and missile [...]
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Sydney students ‘investigate’ N Korea

09-May-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

THERE have been a lot of outlandish stories to come out of the notorious ‘Hermit Kingdom’, North Korea. From former leader Kim Jong-il kidnapping a famous film [...]
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The US and Korean navies just put on a massive show of force amid N Korean nuclear tensions

09-May-2017 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Peak tensions among the US, North Korea, and its neighbours have prompted a weighty response from the US and South Korean navies. Despite initial confusion about when the USS [...]
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‘Korea’s Bill Gates’ seeks to break political mould

09-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of the main challengers to the frontrunner in South Korea’s presidential race is an IT multi millionaire who has given away much of his fortune and is now looking [...]
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