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Two Koreas confirm talks to discuss family reunions

Two Koreas confirm talks to discuss family reunions

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Red Cross officials from the two Koreas will hold talks as planned Friday in resuming cross-border family reunions after the North finally agreed to the South’s choice [...]
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RPT-Fitch affirms Korea at ‘AA-’/'AA’; stable outlook

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Korea’s Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘AA-’ and ‘AA’ respectively. The [...]
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S. Korea’s KOMPSAT-5 satellite makes first contact with ground station

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s new multipurpose satellite sent beacon signals to a ground station in Antarctica after its launch from Yasny, Russia on Thursday, indicating that the [...]
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N Korea Moves to End Reliance on ‘Grain-Fed’ Animals for Food

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Hit by food shortages, North Korea is pushing ahead with plans to abandon the raising of pigs and poultry, which consume badly needed grain, and rely instead on [...]
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Prominent N Korean defector acquitted of espionage by Korean court

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

A North Korean defector was acquitted Thursday by a Seoul district court of espionage charges, accusations initially made by his sister, who said she and her brother had been [...]
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HSBC’s Maldonado Says China, Korea Best in Emerging Market Rout

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The $1.5 trillion decline in equities in emerging markets has left South Korean and Chinese shares the most attractive for Bill Maldonado, who directs stock investments for [...]
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S. Korea, US show mixed views on sharing USFK station cost

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States have shown differing views on the amount Seoul must pay to station American troops here in negotiations that kicked off Thursday, government [...]
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Korean Escapes N Korea 41 Years After Abduction

24-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

A South Korean fisherman who was abducted by North Korea 41 years ago is expected to return to the South soon. Chun Wook-pyo (68) was among 25 fishermen aboard the trawlers [...]
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S. Korea, US begin 3rd round talks on sharing costs for US forces

23-Aug-2013 Intellasia | YonNews | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States kicked off negotiations on Thursday on sharing the cost of stationing American troops here, with Seoul expected to resist Washington’s [...]
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North Korean defector prevented from going home by the South

23-Aug-2013 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Son Jong-hun fled North Korea fearing for his life in 1998, after spending three months in a freezing prison cell without charge: a tale that reflects the ruthless treatment [...]
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Uneasy partners Japan, South Korea join US air drills

23-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea’s unprecedented joint participation in air force exercises over the state of Alaska shows that America’s two staunchest Asian allies are [...]
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Four US female lawmakers to visit S. Korea

23-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

Four iconic female members of Congress will travel to South Korea early next month during a summer recess, congressional sources said Wednesday. They are Sens. Kirsten [...]
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N. Korea silent on talks proposal for Mt. Kumgang tours, family reunions

23-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea remained silent Wednesday on talks proposals made by Seoul to arrange family reunions for people separated by the Korean War (1950-53) and the possible resumption [...]
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Uneasy Partners Japan, SKorea Join US Air Drills

23-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea’s unprecedented joint participation in air force exercises over Alaska shows that America’s two staunchest Asian allies are willing to [...]
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S. Korea plays down thaw with North

23-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s pointman on North Korea on Wednesday played down expectations of any imminent turnaround in inter-Korean relations following a recent flurry of movement [...]
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