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Korea consumer sentiment up, inflation view down

28-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s key consumer sentiment measure inched up in May to match a near one-year high reached in March, a central bank survey showed on Monday, adding to hopes of [...]
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N. Korea steps up attacks on Park amid signs of diplomacy

N. Korea steps up attacks on Park amid signs of diplomacy

28-May-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Sunday harshly criticised South Korean President Park Geun-hye for hurting the dignity of its top leadership, clouding chances of easing mounting tensions on [...]
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‘N Korea accuses US of ‘military provocation”

28-May-2013 Intellasia | Presstv | 6:00 AM

North Korea has denounced the United States recent ballistic missile test as a “military provocation” which justifies Pyongyang’s military buildup, a report [...]
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China humiliated by N. Korea’s defiant nuclear test: S. Korean diplomat

28-May-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

China felt humiliated when North Korea defied its warnings and conducted a series of missile and nuclear provocations earlier this year, a South Korea diplomat has said, [...]
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Korea commission to probe $20 billion river project

27-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A South Korean government commission will probe a $20 billion effort to dredge, dam and beautify four major rivers that has been tainted by charges of environmental damage, [...]
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N. Korea slams S. Korea leader as ‘confrontation maniac’

N. Korea slams S. Korea leader as ‘confrontation maniac’

27-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

North Korea Friday accused South Korean President Park Geun-Hye of hurting the dignity of its leadership and slammed her as “a confrontation maniac”. The warning [...]
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N. Korean envoy meets China president: state media

27-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A North Korean envoy met China’s President Xi Jinping on Friday and handed him a letter from leader Kim Jong-Un, Chinese state media reported, in a sign Pyongyang may [...]
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N Korea says will take ‘positive steps’ for peace

N Korea says will take ‘positive steps’ for peace

27-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A North Korean envoy told China’s president on Friday that his reclusive country was willing to take “positive actions” to ensure peace and stability on the [...]
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N Korea’s bid to return to n-talks welcomed by Moscow

27-May-2013 Intellasia | IANS/RIA Novosti | 6:00 AM

Russia regards as a “positive development” reports that North Korea is willing to return to six-party talks on the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, a [...]
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N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un sends Chinese leader handwritten letter

N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un sends Chinese leader handwritten letter

27-May-2013 Intellasia | CTVnews.ca | 6:00 AM

A top North Korean envoy has delivered a letter from leader Kim Jong Un to Chinese President Xi Jinping and told him Pyongyang would take steps to rejoin stalled nuclear [...]
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N Korea town opens to Western tourists

N Korea town opens to Western tourists

25-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s authorities have opened the border town of Sinuiju to Western tourists, Chinese-based travel agencies said, despite international tensions over [...]
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N Korea agrees to return to nuclear talks under pressure from China

N Korea agrees to return to nuclear talks under pressure from China

25-May-2013 Intellasia | Guardian.co.uk | 6:00 AM

North Korea has offered to renew nuclear disarmament talks, Chinese state media have reported. At a meeting on Thursday between vice-marshal Choe Ryong Hae and Liu Yunshan, a [...]
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S. Korea not moving to ease, lift sanctions on Pyongyang

S. Korea not moving to ease, lift sanctions on Pyongyang

25-May-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea is not considering easing or lifting sanctions imposed on Pyongyang after the sinking of one of the South’s warships in 2010 that effectively put the kibosh [...]
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N. Korea wants peace, envoy tells China official

N. Korea wants peace, envoy tells China official

25-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A special envoy from North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un told one of China’s top officials Thursday that Pyongyang wants peace and is willing to pursue dialogue with key [...]
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Japan slams Korea daily’s ‘A-bomb’ op-ed comments

Japan slams Korea daily’s ‘A-bomb’ op-ed comments

25-May-2013 Intellasia | Gulf-times | 6:00 AM

Japan yesterday accused a South Korean newspaper of “dishonourable” behaviour for publishing an editorial suggesting the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki [...]
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