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Korean Missile Defense Deal Appears to Sour China’s Taste for K-Pop

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Has K-pop become one of the first victims of a recent fraying of relations between China and South Korea? When South Korea angered China last month by agreeing to allow a [...]
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Opposition lawmakers’ plan to visit China over THAAD stirs up disputes

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

Disputes escalated further on Sunday as some lawmakers seek to visit China this week in an apparent protest against Seoul’s plan to station a US anti-missile system [...]
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Korea presidential office says China ‘out-of-place’ on THAAD

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s presidential office rebuked on Sunday China’s criticism of its decision to deploy an advanced anti-missile defense, urging Beijing to instead play a [...]
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Korea invests in the Irish horse industry

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Irishtimes | 6:00 AM

They are buying Connemara ponies and sport horses for export as well as thoroughbreds Wandering around Shelbourne Park on Friday evening, Professor Kabsu Kim was taking in [...]
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S. Korea MPs defy president with China visit

S. Korea MPs defy president with China visit

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A group of South Korean opposition lawmakers defied President Park Geun-Hye and left for China on Monday to discuss the deployment of a US anti-missile system that has opened [...]
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Despite sanctions, N Korea prices steady as Kim leaves markets alone

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Food and fuel prices in North Korea have remained largely stable under leader Kim Jong Un, despite tightening international sanctions to punish the North for its nuclear and [...]
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CommentS&P raises rating on S Korea

09-Aug-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The ratings agency raised its long-term credit rating on the country to AA, from AA-, with a stable outlook. Its short term rating of A-1+ is unchanged. From S&P’s [...]
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Korea says finds no GMO in US wheat imports

08-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea has not detected any genetically modified wheat in tests on imports of wheat and flour from Washington state, after the discovery of unapproved GM wheat in the US [...]
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Kerry, Chinese foreign minister discuss Obama visit, N Korea

Kerry, Chinese foreign minister discuss Obama visit, N Korea

08-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke by phone on Friday with Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi about President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Hangzhou, China, and [...]
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Syrians Seeking Asylum in Korea Find Only a Cold Shoulder

08-Aug-2016 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

Surrounded by salvaged used-cars parts bound for Syria, Ahmad Khalifa has worked 12 hours a day for three years in one country that does not really want him while longing for [...]
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K-pop a target in China-S. Korea missile row

08-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Foreign minister cautioned Friday against escalating a missile-defence row with China that has fuelled combative editorials in Beijing’s state media [...]
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Report: N Korea launched rockets to confuse tracking systems

08-Aug-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea may have launched two rockets simultaneously on Wednesday in order to confuse early warning satellites and the missile defense systems of South Korea, the United [...]
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N Korea missile launches ‘provocative acts’ – US, Korea, Japan officials

N Korea missile launches ‘provocative acts’ – US, Korea, Japan officials

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US, South Korean and Japanese defence officials on Thursday condemned North Korea’s recent missile launches as “provocative acts” that posed “a [...]
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Korea Fears China Trade Hit Over Missile System

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China’s anger at South Korea for deciding to deploy a US missile shield has officials in Seoul increasingly concerned about the risk of economic retaliation. While they [...]
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N Korea to send a mission to the moon within the next 10 years, senior space officials say

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

North Korea is shooting for the moon, and plans to plant its flag there in the next ten years. The country not only hopes to have more advanced satellites in orbit by 2020, [...]
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