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Korean President Park names new premier amid falling support

Korean President Park names new premier amid falling support

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Friday appointed a new prime minister in an apparent bid to bolster her sagging approval ratings, hit by a scandal involving her [...]
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Korea Growth Slows

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s fourth-quarter growth slowed to its weakest pace in more than two years, as investment dwindles despite two interest rate cuts last year. South [...]
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10 Chinese missing in fishing boat collision off S. Korea

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A Chinese fishing boat collided with an unidentified cargo ship Thursday night in seas near South Korea ‘s southern resort island of Jeju, leaving 10 Chinese fishermen [...]
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Chinese fishing boat collides with cargo ship near Korea, 10 missing

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ten crew members are missing after a Chinese fishing boat collided with a cargo ship near South Korea, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. The [...]
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China would welcome Kim Jong-Un visit to Moscow

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China would welcome a visit by Kim Jong-Un to Moscow, a government spokeswoman said Thursday, amid speculation that the North Korean leader could make his international debut [...]
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Russia invites N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un for a visit

Russia invites N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un for a visit

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Dispatch | 6:00 AM

The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, might visit Moscow in May on what would be his first trip abroad since taking control of his country in late 2011, the Russian [...]
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Blinking on Korean Sanctions

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The Obama Administration has a penchant for talking tough on sanctions while following through with little. The prime example is Iran, and now the pattern may repeat with [...]
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Park says S. Korea patiently seeking dialogue with N. Korea

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye called Friday for patience as North Korea shows no sign of coming to the negotiating table to discuss ways to ease rising tension on the [...]
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Managing N Korea’s collapse

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Financial Express | 6:00 AM

In the last few months, North Korea has again displayed remarkable temerity. First, the regime threatened to conduct more nuclear tests if the United Nations does not [...]
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S. Korea, US vow close cooperation in cybersecurity

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States agreed Thursday to boost military cooperation to better deter security threats in cyberspace, Seoul’s defense [...]
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Uber Faces New Legal Headache in Korea

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. faces a new legal headache after South Korea’s communications watchdog said it would ask prosecutors to punish the local unit of the [...]
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N Korea tells UN to drop call for ICC referral

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea has told the United Nations that its call to refer Pyongyang to the International Criminal Court is invalid after a prominent defector retracted part of his [...]
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Ally Korea boosts cyber spying on US

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

The US has been targeted by a growing cyber espionage campaign from one of its closest allies, South Korea, according to a newly disclosed National Security Agency (NSA) [...]
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N Korea threatens to reconsider dialogue with South

N Korea threatens to reconsider dialogue with South

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea threatened Wednesday to reconsider proposals for dialogue with South Korea, condemning this week’s propaganda balloon launch by US and South Korean [...]
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N Korea Demands End of US Pressure After Defector Recants

23-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea called on the US to end its criticism of the country’s human rights record after a defector recanted some of the comments that helped spark United Nations [...]
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