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Korea warns of rolling power blackouts in winter

19-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea may have to bring in rolling power blackouts this winter after the closure of nuclear plants for safety checks means the electricity network will have less than a [...]
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Korea Q3 disposable income growth speeds up, consumption slows

17-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korean households’ disposable income grew by the fastest annual pace in more than eight years last quarter but their consumption fell, highlighting the fragility [...]
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Thousands protest at Korean nuclear complex

Thousands protest at Korean nuclear complex

17-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Thousands of villagers staged a protest outside one of South Korea’s largest nuclear power plants Thursday, voicing growing public concern over safety standards after a [...]
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Korea unveils power plan after nuclear closures risk blackouts

17-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea aims to secure more than 4,000 megawatts ( MW) of extra power capacity over demand through savings and new plants to head off potential blackouts, after the [...]
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Mighty Samsung weighs heavy on Korea

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:01 AM

This month’s news that Samsung Electronics is encroaching on Apple’s domination of the tablet device market came less than a year after it overtook its US rival [...]
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Toyota sends Venzas to Korea, boosting US exports

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) is making good on a plan to boost US exports by shipping Kentucky-built Venzas to South Korea, helping Asia’s largest carmaker maximise use of [...]
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Korea postpones rocket launch: official

Korea postpones rocket launch: official

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea has postponed a key satellite launch until the last week of November because of delays in the arrival of rocket parts from Russia, a senior official said [...]
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Woman in spy sex scandal is Korea honorary consul

Woman in spy sex scandal is Korea honorary consul

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Jill Kelley, the socialite at the centre of the sex scandal rocking the US security establishment, is a South Korean honorary consul who has reportedly tried to claim [...]
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Korea says will charge for some carbon emission permits from 2018

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea will start charging companies for a portion of carbon emission permits from 2018, two years earlier than its draft proposal, a scheme businesses say will cost [...]
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Korea’s carbon-trading systems set for testing next year

16-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea, the fastest-growing greenhouse-gas emitter among richer nations, plans to begin trials next year of its cap-and-trade system and will select an exchange in the [...]
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Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea has urged Russia to send rocket parts as soon as possible so it can go ahead with an already-delayed satellite launch this month, an official said Tuesday. Seoul [...]
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Korea restricts carbon offsets, sets rules for giveaways

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 7:01 AM

South Korea asked its largest emitters to make cutbacks at home before giving them credit for overseas spending to reduce greenhouse gases, and it will begin charging for [...]
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Satellite images suggest N Korean working on missiles, group says

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | CNN | 7:01 AM

Undeterred by the embarrassment of a failed rocket launch earlier this year, North Korea appears to be pressing ahead with the development of long-range missiles, according [...]
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Goldman axes Korean asset management

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:01 AM

Goldman Sachs is to close its South Korean asset management unit, after five lossmaking years in Asia’s third-largest funds market. Goldman has a successful investment [...]
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Malnutrition in N Korea despite better harvests: UN

15-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

North Korea’s staple food output has improved but the poverty-stricken country is still struggling to eradicate malnutrition and provide its people with vital protein, [...]
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