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N Korea may be readying long-range missile launch soon – Kyodo

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea may be preparing to launch a long-range missile as soon as in a week, Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported early on Thursday, citing an unnamed Japanese [...]
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N Korea May Be Preparing Missile Launch, Kyodo Reports

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea may be getting ready to launch a long-range ballistic missile following its fourth nuclear test early this month, Japan’s Kyodo News reported. Satellite [...]
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China Resists Kerry Appeal for Tougher N Korea Sanctions

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry failed to secure China’s support for tougher sanctions against North Korea in the wake of its fourth nuclear bomb test earlier this month, [...]
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Contrarian Koreans Start Emerging Debt Funds in Midst of Turmoil

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean fund managers are boosting investments in emerging-market bonds during the worst start to a year for such debt since 1999. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. [...]
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US says it’ll step up defenses if China fails to act against N Korea

US says it’ll step up defenses if China fails to act against N Korea

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bostonglobe | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry warned Wednesday that if China failed to do more to curb North Korea’s enhanced nuclear capacity, Washington would take steps that China [...]
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Korea raises cyberthreat level against N Korea

29-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government on Monday issued a cyberthreat warning, accusing North Korea of sending malicious code in phishing attacks to websites and the email accounts of [...]
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Korea sues Volkswagen executive over emission-cheating

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Wednesday it was filing a criminal complaint against a senior Volkswagen AG executive – the second such suit in a week – over the firm’s [...]
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Kerry Push for N Korea Sanctions Faces Hard Sell in Beijing

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry was expected to face strong resistance in Beijing to US-led efforts to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea in the wake of its fourth nuclear [...]
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Korea says suspects N Korea may have attempted cyber attacks

Korea says suspects N Korea may have attempted cyber attacks

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Wednesday it suspected North Korea of attempting cyber attacks against targets in the South, following a nuclear test by the North this month that defied [...]
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Korea’s consumer sentiment sinks further in January

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean consumers’ sentiment continued to deteriorate from a month earlier in January with more people expecting their income and overall economic conditions to [...]
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China denounces ‘irresponsible’ US official’s remarks on N Korea

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China on Tuesday criticised what it said were “irresponsible” remarks made by a US official this week calling for Beijing to do more to curb North Korea’s [...]
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Korea’s Q4 growth slows

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Business-standard | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s economic growth in the fourth quarter last year slowed down after peaking to a five-year high as the construction sector faltered on slump in home [...]
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China slams US official’s remarks on N Korea

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China on Tuesday criticised what it said were “irresponsible” remarks made by a US official this week calling for Beijing to do more to curb North Korea’s [...]
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John Kerry’s Beijing reality check

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry’s diplomatic hot streak faces a major reality check. He lands in Beijing aiming to convince a reluctant China to ratchet up pressure and [...]
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Unicef warns of severe child malnourishment in N Korea

28-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

UN children’s agency wants GBP 12.6m to help 25,000 children affected by country’s severe drought as part of global GBP 1.9bn appeal for 2016 About 25,000 [...]
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