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CNBC Exclusive Interview: Korea minister of Strategy & Finance, Choi Kyung-hwan

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC Exclusive interview with South Korea minister of Strategy & Finance, Choi Kyung-hwan, conducted in Washington D.C. All [...]
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Poll: Koreans becoming more open-minded about LGBT rights

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A recent South Korean poll showed young South Korean respondents are increasingly open-minded about the rights of sexual minorities and their favourable attitudes toward the [...]
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N Korea Warns US Ambassador Of Bigger Mishap Than Knife Attack

20-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

A North Korean propaganda unit said the US ambassador to South Korea could face a “bigger mishap” than the knife attack to his face last month if he does not stop [...]
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Clashes, pepper spray at rally for S. Korea ferry disaster

Clashes, pepper spray at rally for S. Korea ferry disaster

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mourners clashed with police in Seoul on Thursday after a mass rally drew 10,000 people to mark the first anniversary of South Korea’s Sewol ferry disaster that claimed [...]
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S. Korea to increase humanitarian aid to N. Korea

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea will provide more humanitarian aid to North Korea to help ease rising inter-Korean tensions, Seoul’s point man on Pyongyang said Friday. Unification [...]
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S. Korea, US, Japan agree to bolster 3-way cooperation

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Despite such efforts, there was no noticeable progress on historical tensions that have stymied relations between Seoul and Tokyo at the talks hosted by US deputy Secretary [...]
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Korea’s Park swept up in political storm

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The suicide of a powerful tycoon, corruption allegations, and the looming resignation of a prime minister: This may sound like a Hollywood drama, but it’s just the [...]
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Korea Inc getting squeezed by China: FinMin

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

South Korean companies feel the pain from the wave of low-cost competition out of China, said Finance minister Choi Kyung-hwan, acknowledging that business leaders have their [...]
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Korea Champion Battles Billionaires For Casino License Amid Philippine

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Genting Hong Kong, a partner in Solaire’s crosstown rival Resorts World Manila and building a second Manila IR next to Solaire in the Entertainment City cluster, holds [...]
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OJK inks MoU with S. Korea, OKs acquisition

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Financial Services Authority (OJK) signed on Thursday memorandums of understanding (MoU) and letters of understanding (LoU) with its South Korean counterparts – the [...]
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No factory for old men: Hyundai Motor seeks to end seniority-based pay

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In a bid to curb rising domestic labour costs, Hyundai Motor Co is seeking to base wages on merit not seniority in an overhaul of a decades-old salary system that puts the [...]
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Korea, US to devise plan to negate N.K. launchers

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the US on Wednesday agreed to establish an operational plan to destroy North Korea’s road-mobile launchers to better cope with the communist [...]
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S. Korea urges countermeasures against US errant shell cases

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea has formally asked the United States to take measures to prevent accidents involving civilians during its military drills here, Seoul’s defense ministry [...]
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S. Korea, Latvia to hold talks on boosting ties

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Latvia will hold senior-level talks next week on promoting political and economic partnerships, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Thursday. In the policy [...]
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Parrikar visits Korea to boost defence ties

18-Apr-2015 Intellasia | India | 6:00 AM

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar reached Seoul on Thursday, where he will be making a bid to boost defence ties with South Korea. On his first official visit to South Korea, [...]
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