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No dialogue if N Korea keeps nukes running: US

No dialogue if N Korea keeps nukes running: US

22-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

The Obama administration says it wants to make Asia more stable and won’t negotiate with North Korea while it keeps critical elements of its nuclear weapons programme [...]
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Korea government Sells Stakes During Rally

21-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Korea’s government is taking advantage of rallying share prices to sell shares acquired more than a decade ago amid a spate of purchases of distressed assets. The [...]
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Korea’s Digital Contents Conference Unveils Speaker Lineup

21-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Hollywoodreporter | 6:00 AM

Hollywood visual effects veteran Jeff Okun and other media experts will convene for the 12th International Digital Contents Conference (DICON) in South Korea on November 20 [...]
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China praises Korean assassin whom Japan calls a ‘criminal’

21-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China and South Korea are to cooperate on a memorial to a Korean national hero who assassinated a Japanese official a century ago, provoking a diplomatic row Tuesday. [...]
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Korea’s $21bn alternative to Seoul lacks transport and soul

21-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

Stretching from the top of the transport ministry to that of the prime minister’s office, the undulating rooftop garden lends a futuristic touch to South Korea’s [...]
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Iran Follows in N Korea’s Nuclear Shoes

Iran Follows in N Korea’s Nuclear Shoes

21-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry emerged from the latest round of Iran nuclear talks in Geneva earlier this month to say that negotiators are “clearly further down the [...]
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UN committee slaps Syria, Iran, N Korea, Burma for rights abuses

UN committee slaps Syria, Iran, N Korea, Burma for rights abuses

21-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A UN general Assembly committee on Tuesday condemned Syria for widespread human rights abuses and expressed concern about such violations in Iran, North Korea and Myanmar, [...]
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Seoul shares rise to 2-wk high on back of China’s reform pledge

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Seoul shares rose to their highestlevel in two-weeks on Tuesday morning, as investors took heartat the economic reforms promised in China, South Korea’s biggestexport [...]
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N. Korean refugees ‘arrested in Kunming’

N. Korean refugees ‘arrested in Kunming’

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At least 13 refugees from North Korea have been arrested in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming while they were trying to reach South Korea, media reports said Monday. [...]
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N Korea endorses ‘Double Down’ as proof that ‘The US is the root cause of all sorts of evils’

N Korea endorses ‘Double Down’ as proof that ‘The US is the root cause of all sorts of evils’

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s official media arm, the Korean Central News Agency, will seize on just about anything that helps it portray the “US imperialist dogs” as the [...]
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Korean companies: Needed on the home front

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

lanked by rolling woodland and close to the peak of Mount Jiri, Namwon is one of South Korea’s most scenic towns. But its location in the southwestern province of [...]
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Citigroup cuts its Korea bank branches by a third

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

Citigroup is facing the prospect of a labour strike in South Korea as the US’s third-biggest bank by assets joins other foreign lenders in shuttering branches in the [...]
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Value Investor Likes Korean Banks

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Low expectations may signal a continued good run for share prices in South Korea’s banks. Last year, listed Korean banks all underperformed the Kospi index, which rose [...]
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Korea says one nuclear reactor can restart, clears cables for others

Korea says one nuclear reactor can restart, clears cables for others

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s nuclear regulator cleared the way on Monday for one of six closed reactors to restart after checks on welding and said it had approved replacement cables [...]
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US N. Korea Envoy in Asia Amid Push to Revive Nuclear Talks

20-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

The United States special envoy to North Korea travels to Asia this week as regional powers step up efforts to restart talks on ending Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons [...]
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