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N Korea possibly tested components of hydrogen bomb on January 6 – CNN

N Korea possibly tested components of hydrogen bomb on January 6 – CNN

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea might have attempted to test components of a hydrogen bomb on January 6, CNN reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed US official. North Korea tested a nuclear [...]
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Korea-US alliance vulnerable to North’s cyberattacks: CSIS

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Koreajoongang Daily | 6:00 AM

Washington and Seoul are currently unprepared to respond to low- or high-intensity cyberattacks from North Korea, a recent report from the centre for Strategic International [...]
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N. Korea-Iran nuclear ties probably deep: Report

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

The US must do more to track and block companies that could be aiding the collaboration between Iran and North Korea on nuclear and military programmes, according to a report [...]
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Speculation mounts of imminent N. Korea rocket launch

Speculation mounts of imminent N. Korea rocket launch

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Speculation mounted Friday that North Korea is preparing a rocket or long-range missile launch to follow its recent nuclear test, with Japan reportedly ordering its military [...]
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US Senate panel approves measure to broaden N Korea sanctions

30-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Jpost | 6:00 AM

A US Senate committee approved legislation on Thursday that would broaden sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear programme, human rights record and cyber activities, the [...]
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Four missing in Korea boat capsize

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A Chinese fishing boat has capsized off South Korea’s southern coast, with four people believed to be trapped inside. The accident occurred on Wednesday morning while [...]
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Former Korean sex slave blasts Japan over ‘comfort women’ deal

Former Korean sex slave blasts Japan over ‘comfort women’ deal

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean woman forced into sexual slavery for Japanese soldiers more than 70 years ago heaped scorn on Wednesday on an agreement between Tokyo and Seoul aimed at [...]
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Korean Air to launch first direct service to Scotland

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Glasgow Airport has secured Scotland’s first direct service to South Korea. Flag carrier Korean Air and tour operator Hanjin Travel confirmed plans to introduce a [...]
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Dem urges sanctions on N Korea for hacking

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) on Wednesday called on his colleagues to move a bill that would strengthen the government’s ability to sanction North Korea for hacking. [...]
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N Korea’s arrest of American casts glare on tourists’ safety

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s latest detention of an American on holiday, its fourth in less than two and a half years, has rekindled scrutiny of the safety and ethics of its [...]
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Images suggest N. Korea may be preparing missile launch: report

Images suggest N. Korea may be preparing missile launch: report

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Satellite imagery analysis suggests North Korea may be preparing a long-range ballistic missile launch, Japan’s Kyodo News reported Thursday, citing a Japanese [...]
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S. Korea cracks down on budget airline safety lapses

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s transport ministry says the country’s low cost airlines are making an “inadequate” investment in safety after a review of the six budget [...]
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Hotel Lotte to List Early as May in Largest Recent Korea IPO

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hotel Lotte Co., the lodgings and duty-free sales unit of conglomerate Lotte Group, could go public as soon as May, the Korea Stock Exchange said after approving its listing [...]
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S. Korea firm unveils K-pop band with limitless members

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The company that pioneered South Korea’s all-conquering K-pop industry unveiled its new boy-band concept on Wednesday – a group with limitless members, singing in [...]
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N Korea a ‘threat to the world’: Kerry

N Korea a ‘threat to the world’: Kerry

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nuclear-armed North Korea poses an “overt threat, a declared threat to the world”, US Secretary of State John Kerry said in Beijing Wednesday following [...]
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