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Korea, US, Japan hold talks to discuss cooperation against NK nukes

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan met Tuesday to discuss cooperation against North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threat. Kim [...]
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: Soul Brothers?

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: Soul Brothers?

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foreign Policy In Focus | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump has a lot more in common with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un than he would care to admit. They both have a reputation for unpredictability. They both like to [...]
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Trump says China ‘not helping us at all’ on N Korea

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

China has already agreed to tougher sanctions targeting North Korea coal exports. US President-elect Donald Trump’s questioning of the current “one China [...]
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Korea slams N Korea’s military drills as ‘childish act’

Korea slams N Korea’s military drills as ‘childish act’

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korea has strongly condemned North Korean military drills designed to simulate an attack on the South, a Unification Ministry spokesman told reporters in a regular [...]
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S. Korea requests US deploy more military surveillance assets

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s defense ministry said Monday it has requested the United States to send more surveillance and reconnaissance assets to counter growing threats from North [...]
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N Korea military exercise sees special forces assault mock-up of Seoul’s Blue House

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has overseen an assault by a unit of special forces on a full-scale mock-up of the Blue House, the official residence of the South [...]
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Korea’s interim leader faces thorny issues

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean prime minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who had a largely ceremonial job until President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment last week, now must face off against North Korea [...]
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Will N Korea Invade South? After Kim Jong Un Military Drill Aimed At Attacking Seoul, Officials Exchange Insults

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea dismissed North Korea’s latest military drills aimed at Seoul as a “childish act.” The stern warning came after Pyongyang held a military drill [...]
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Korea PM briefed on state affairs after Park impeached

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean prime minister Hwang Kyo-ahn began getting official briefings from aides of President Park Geun-hye on Monday, after assuming presidential authority as a [...]
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Korea’s susceptibility to scandal

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The impeachment of South Korean leader Park Geun-hye should herald the end of a painful and drawn-out political scandal. As they move forward, Koreans should be thinking [...]
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Korea’s drama: A strong democracy will survive an impeachment

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Post-gazette.com | 6:00 AM

President Park Geun-hye was impeached and all of her powers suspended Friday by the South Korean parliament in an overwhelming 234-56 vote. The vote came against a background [...]
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Korea’s Year of Reckoning, From H-Bomb to Park Impeachment

Korea’s Year of Reckoning, From H-Bomb to Park Impeachment

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

It began with a nuclear explosion and ended with a street party where some 800,000 people sang and smiled in the freezing Seoul sunshine to celebrate the impeachment of their [...]
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Senate passes resolution urging N. Korea to allow family reunions for Korean-Americans

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The US Senate has approved a resolution urging North Korea to allow Korean-Americans to hold reunions with their long-separated family members in the communist nation, [...]
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N Korea News: Kim Jong Un Conducts ‘Malicious Threat’ Targeting Korean Presidential Blue House

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un conducted a special operations drill under his guidance targeting South Korea, Pyongyang’s media reported Sunday. The move comes as [...]
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Foreigners offload Korea bonds, stocks in November

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Fiscal Times | 6:00 AM

Foreign investors reduced their bond holdings by a net 1.798 trillion won ($1.54 billion) in November, offloading for a fourth month in a row, the Financial Supervisory [...]
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