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N Korea ‘was willing to express regret over attacks’

04-Jun-2011 Intellasia | The Chosun Ilbo | 7:01 AM

North Korea was ready to express vague regret about the loss of South Korean lives in last year’s attacks on the Navy corvette Cheonan and Yeonpyeong Island when the [...]
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US concerned on N Korea aid but hopes on rights

US concerned on N Korea aid but hopes on rights

04-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

A US envoy back from North Korea voiced concern about sending food aid but offered guarded optimism at launching a dialogue with the reclusive communist state on human [...]
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Korea’s SK Telecom to cut mobile tariffs by $696m

04-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

SK Telecom, South Korea’s dominant mobile carrier, unveiled a mobile tariff savings plan worth $696 million annually as it came under pressure from the government [...]
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Korea’s CEO looks uneasy at the wheel

03-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Sydney Morning Herald | 7:01 AM

For a man who billed himself as the CEO President, Lee Myung’bak of South Korea sure seems to lack business sense. In February 2008 voters turned to Lee, the former [...]
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Korea’s foreign reserves end streak of record highs

03-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Washington Post | AP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s foreign reserves declined in May as the country’s buffer against potential financial turmoil ended a streak of four straight record highs. The Bank [...]
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Korea’s trade surplus hit $2.75b in May

03-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Arirang News | 7:01 AM

Korea’s trade surplus in May dropped by nearly half from a month earlier, but the country has managed to stay in the black since February last year. According to a [...]
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Korea’s consumer prices grow 4.1pct in May

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s consumer prices grew at a slower pace in May, but they were still quite higher than the government’s inflation target, raising concerns that price [...]
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Korea’s trade surplus narrows sharply in May

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s trade surplus shrank sharply in May from the previous month as imports grew at a faster clip than exports due to high international energy prices, a [...]
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N Korea says South proposed summit

N Korea says South proposed summit

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

North Korea said that South Korea had proposed holding a summit late this month to ease tensions but that it had rejected the offer. The North’s powerful National [...]
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Korea’s Hyundai Motor May sales up 13.6pct

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Hyundai Motor Co’ s sales during May (in vehicles): May 2011 May 2010 TOTAL SALES 339,205 298,722 OVERSEAS SALES 281,455 249,494 DOMESTIC SALES 57,750 49,228 Note: [...]
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Korea regrets the North cutting ties

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | CNN International | 7:01 AM

South Korea said Tuesday it regrets North Korea’s announcement that it will cut all ties with its neighbour. North Korea’s National Defence Commission issued a [...]
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A perfect storm for local shippers

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | JoongAng Daily | 7:01 AM

Although yesterday was the Korean shipping industry’s Ocean Day, there was little to celebrate. The shipping industry has been beset this year by high oil prices, [...]
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Korea military says won’t use N Korean photos as firing targets

Korea military says won’t use N Korean photos as firing targets

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s Defense Ministry says it will tell military units to stop using photos of North Korean leaders as targets during firing drills. South Korean marines and [...]
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Korea takeovers to expand 27pct: Goldman Sachs

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), ranked first globally in advising on mergers, said takeovers involving South Korean companies may climb by as much as 27 percent on government [...]
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Korea inflation soars

02-Jun-2011 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s core inflation surged to a two-year high in May, while the trade surplus halved as export growth eased, underscoring the challenge policy makers face in [...]
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