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S. Korea’s current account surplus hits record high in May

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s current account surplus hit a record high in May as exports posted solid growth, the central bank said Thursday. The current account surplus reached $8.64 [...]
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China to Welcome Korean Leader, ‘an Old Friend’

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

China, which has long been North Korea’s benefactor, will signal its displeasure with Pyongyang again on Thursday when it welcomes President Park Geun-hye of South [...]
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Four-year hacking spree in Korea blamed on ‘Dark Seoul Gang’

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Researchers with US security software maker Symantec Corp say they have uncovered digital evidence that links cyber attacks on South Korea dating back four years to a single [...]
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Hacking group blamed for Korea cyber attacks

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Torontosun | 6:00 AM

Researchers with US security software maker Symantec Corp say they have uncovered digital evidence that links cyber attacks on South Korea dating back four years to a single [...]
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GM’s Korea workers to stage partial strike July 4 over wages

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Workers at general Motors Co’s (GM.N: Quote) factories in South Korea, a key manufacturing base for the US automaker, will stage a partial walkout on July 4 because of [...]
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Korea raises growth forecast on stimulus spending

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Ctvnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea raised its growth forecast on Thursday to reflect the boost from government stimulus spending. The finance ministry said in a statement that South Korea’s [...]
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S. Korea to commemorate 2nd Battle of Yeonpyeong

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea will mark the 11th anniversary of a deadly naval skirmish with North Korea in the tensely guarded western sea in a ceremony this weekend, the Navy said Thursday. [...]
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FBI probe in 2009 may hinted at mole in N Korea’s inner-circle

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Triblive | 6:00 AM

The FBI began an aggressive but stealthy investigation into a Fox News report on North Korea more than a month after that report’s details were publicly announced by [...]
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Barclays Names New Korea Head

28-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Barclays PLC BARC.LN -0.29 percenthas appointed a new country head in South Korea, the latest in a series of high-level appointments by investment banks in the country. John [...]
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Satellite images show tunnelling at N Korea test site

27-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Satellite imagery has revealed new tunnelling work at North Korea’s nuclear test site, but nothing that points to an imminent detonation, a US research institute said [...]
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Korea to offer up Woori Finance in 3 parts, vows speedy sales

27-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said it would put 14 units of Woori Finance Holdings up for sale by the end of next year, stressing that its fourth attempt to privatise the country’s [...]
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N. Korea ‘deliberately breached’ Chinese contract over missile vehicles: UN report

27-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council’s sanctions committee on North Korea has concluded that Pyongyang appears to have “deliberately breached” a contract with a Chinese [...]
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South, N Korea websites hacked on war anniversary

South, N Korea websites hacked on war anniversary

27-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Official South and North Korean websites suffered what appeared to be coordinated attacks Tuesday by unknown hackers on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, [...]
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Cyberattacks Disrupt Leading Korean Sites

Cyberattacks Disrupt Leading Korean Sites

27-Jun-2013 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Major government and news media Web sites in South and North Korea were shut down on Tuesday after anonymous hackers claimed to have attacked them on the 63rd anniversary of [...]
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N Korea tunnel work at nuke test site, research institute says

27-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Satellite photos show signs of new tunnel work at North Korea’s underground nuclear test site, a US research institute said Tuesday. The US-Korea Institute at Johns [...]
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