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N Korea’s DMZ: NBC News Gets Rare Access to Frozen Frontier

08-Oct-2016 Intellasia | NNBC ews | 6:00 AM

Most roads in rural North Korea are little more than dirt tracks, unpaved and constantly maintained by workers shoveling earth to fill ruts and holes. Just south of [...]
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Majority of Americans see N Korea as threat, support US troops

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

A survey from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs shows 70 percent of Americans support a US troop presence in South Korea, the highest level of support the military has [...]
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Korea launches earthquake text alerts

08-Oct-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea is to launch a service to alert citizens about earthquakes, but they’ll only be available in the Korean language and if you have the right type of phone. [...]
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Why the torrent of N Korean weapons? Maybe the US elections

08-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Over the past 10 months, the young ruler of North Korea has ordered an unprecedented torrent of weapons tests+, forging an increasingly sophisticated arsenal. There have been [...]
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Nuclear or not, N Korea’s final goal is the same

08-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

Most people are not thinking this North Korea threat thing through. Panicked Americans and Japanese fret that North Korea’s goal to attach a nuclear warhead to one of [...]
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Prices of daily commodities soar in N. Korea over UN sanctions, floods: businesswoman

08-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Prices of daily commodities have jumped dramatically in North Korea, a businesswoman claimed Thursday, apparent fallout from both UN sanctions and the devastating floods that [...]
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Samsung sees third quarter profit jump as chip surge eases smartphone recall blues

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

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co expects third-quarter profit grew 5.6 percent, beating estimates, as a pickup in chip and display earnings likely offset the impact [...]
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North VS Korea Escalates: Kim Jong Lobs Sexist Slurs At Korean President

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Trofire | 6:00 AM

While US politics remain deep in the gutter, North and South Korea remain locked their own version in a battle of words and saber rattling. An ongoing conflict between the [...]
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Typhoon Chaba batters Korea, killing at least three people

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Chaba has battered southern parts of South Korea with violent winds and heavy rain, killing at least three people and flooding the country’s main port and [...]
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Leaders of S. Korea, Costa Rica to hold summit in Seoul next week

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The leaders of South Korea and Costa Rica will hold a summit in Seoul next week to discuss ways to strengthen their long-standing cooperative ties, the presidential office [...]
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Typhoon Chaba leaves six dead in Korea

Typhoon Chaba leaves six dead in Korea

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea cleaned up Thursday after Typhoon Chaba lashed its southern coast with powerful winds and heavy rains that triggered flash floods and left six people dead and [...]
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Source: Senior N. Korean Official in Beijing Defected to S. Korea

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | KBS | 6:00 AM

A senior official of North Korea’s mission in Beijing is said to have left his residence with his family and took refuge in South Korea late last month. The North [...]
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US House members seek to extend N Korea Human Rights Act

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Members of the US House of Representatives are calling for the extension of a North Korea human rights bill that was first introduced in 2004. The North Korean Human Rights [...]
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US legislation calls for reauthorising N. Korean Human Rights Act

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A US House lawmaker has submitted a bill extending the mandate of the North Korean Human Rights Act by five more years until 2022. The law, which was first enacted in 2004 [...]
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S. Korea pledges $120 million to help Afghanistan

07-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea has pledged to provide $120 million to Afghanistan to help the war-torn country build up its economy and society, the foreign ministry said Thursday. South Korean [...]
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