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N Korea Bags $5M for Building Two Mugabe Statues

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

North Korea may be cut off from much of the world, but the so-called Hermit Kingdom manages to run a thriving multimillion-dollar business building monuments, statues, [...]
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Korea captures a N Korean fishing boat

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A day after North Korea test-fired two missiles, South Korea captured a fishing boat from the North that had crossed into South Korean waters, officials say. The boat crossed [...]
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N Korea not forcing ‘Dear Leader’ haircuts, say experts

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s distinctive hairstyle is the do of the day on the internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the capital [...]
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N Korea and the myth of starvation

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera.com | 6:00 AM

North Korea is a secretive country – and, like most secretive countries, it is especially susceptible to cliche-ridden descriptions. Some such cliches are basically [...]
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Chuck Chiang: Stories from N Korea salacious but dangerous

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Vancouver Sun | 6:00 AM

Sometimes, what we say about other people reveals more about ourselves then it does others. Last week, a story broke on Radio Free Asia, saying that the oppressive regime in [...]
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Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters

Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea fired artillery shells into each other’s waters Monday, a flare-up of animosity between the rivals that forced residents of five front-line South [...]
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N. Korea announces live-fire drill, driving up tensions

N. Korea announces live-fire drill, driving up tensions

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea announced a live-fire drill Monday near its disputed maritime border with South Korea, further ratcheting up tensions a day after threatening a “new [...]
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North and Korea Exchange Fire Over Western Sea Border (1)

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

South Korea returned artillery fire after North Korea lobbed shells over the two countries’ western sea border, pushing tensions to their highest in months. South [...]
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Korea raises stakes in gamble for Chinese punters

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Ft.com | 6:00 AM

+Jeju Island’s white beaches and volcanic landscape are a source of pride for South Koreans, but its roulette tables and slot machines have been another driver behind a [...]
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S. Korea sends back remains of Chinese Korean War dead

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea flew the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War back to China on Friday for final burial in their homeland. The small coffins, [...]
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UN Security Council condemns NKorea missile launch

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council condemned North Korea’s latest ballistic missile tests and agreed to quickly consult on an appropriate response, its rotating president said. [...]
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Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie?

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s distinctive hairstyle is the ‘do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the [...]
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Korea makes efforts to halt North’s nuclear programme

Korea makes efforts to halt North’s nuclear programme

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Rte | 6:00 AM

It was not immediately clear how the North would respond to the proposal. However, it has repeatedly rejected the idea of abandoning its nuclear programme, which it says is a [...]
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USDA approves S. Korea poultry imports; watchdog group cries foul

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Oregonlive | 6:00 AM

The US Department of Agriculture has given South Korea, which is grappling with a bird flu epidemic, the green light to export poultry to the United States. The approval, [...]
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UN prolongs N Korea human rights investigation

UN prolongs N Korea human rights investigation

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

After a testy exchange between the United States and North Korea, a special investigator won approval Friday to keep investigating suspected crimes against humanity and other [...]
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