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Korea’s investment in US hits 6-yr high in 2016

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

New South Korean investment in the United States reached a six-year high in 2016, also surpassing new US investment in South Korea, data showed Wednesday. According to the [...]
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How Korea Plans To Put Driverless Cars On The Road By 2020

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The race is heating up to launch self-driving cars worldwide, and Asia is off with a jolt as some 10 million driverless cars are predicted to hit the roads by 2020. China has [...]
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Strategy to ‘destroy’ N Korea missiles to be applied during exercises

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A bilateral US-South Korea strategy to detect, defend, disrupt and destroy North Korea missiles, also known as 4D, is to be applied to the upcoming Key Resolve joint military [...]
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Korea’s president is expected to face prosecutors in coming days

Korea’s president is expected to face prosecutors in coming days

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

It was a high-stakes clash of executive power versus the rule of law: Prosecutors stood at the gates of South Korea’s Blue House, where the president lives and works, [...]
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China, S. Korea change Asian Winter Games hotels after book row

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese organisers of this month’s Asian Winter Games have changed the accommodation for Chinese and South Korean athletes after a row over a hotelier’s [...]
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Trump and Korea: It’s Awkward

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Weekly Standard | 6:00 AM

President Trump’s January 30 phone call to South Korean prime minister (and acting president as of December 9) Hwang Kyo-ahn, reportedly spelling out the US [...]
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Officials Consider the US-Korea Free Trade Deal

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

American business leaders are urging South Korean leaders to increase market access to US companies seeking to sell goods in South Korea. The business leaders want to [...]
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The Korea-Japan ‘Comfort Women’ Failure: A Question of History

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

In December 2015, Japan and South Korea signed a landmark agreement over Japan’s wartime sexual exploitation of Korean women (“comfort women”). Japan [...]
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Akie Abe stresses importance of Japan-Korea relations

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Akie Abe, prime minister Shinzo Abe’s wife, in a recent interview with the South Korean daily Dong-A Ilbo stressed the importance of Japan-South Korea relations. [...]
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New images show how N Korea is expanding its missile research

New images show how N Korea is expanding its missile research

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The nuclear threat from North Korea looks greater than ever. Even as the new US defense secretary warned North Korea on Friday of an “effective and overwhelming” [...]
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China opposes deployment of US stealth ship in Korea

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

China voiced its opposition to a US proposal to deploy the USS Zumwalt in the waters surrounding the Korean peninsula, a development that Beijing says it is “watching [...]
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Korea Seeks to Avert Trump Criticism of Free Trade Pact

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s trade minister said his country will seek to explain the benefits of its free-trade agreement with the US to the Trump administration, as the pact enacted [...]
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SK Hynix bids for a Toshiba memory business stake-source

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s SK Hynix Inc has submitted an initial bid to acquire a stake in Toshiba Corp’s memory chip business, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters [...]
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N Korea defector in Russia at risk of deportation

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A North Korean defector in Russia faces involuntary repatriation after spending years as a forced labourer, according to local reports. Moscow newspaper Kommersant reported [...]
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Korea is 20 years away from a ‘demographic time bomb,’ IMF says

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Economists have coined an unsettling term to describe a phenomenon in countries with low fertility rates and poor economic growth: demographic time bomb. Japan’s [...]
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