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Korean Won Rises With Yen After BOJ Keeps Plan to Boost Stimulus

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s won rose as the yen advanced against the dollar after the Bank of Japan kept its record monetary easing unchanged. The BOJ maintained its plan to boost [...]
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N Korea Pushes Back on Human Rights

N Korea Pushes Back on Human Rights

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

North Korea has renewed its efforts to counter international pressure over alleged human-rights abuses after a high-profile defector admitted that some of his story about his [...]
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Activists Blackmail N Korea With Threat of ‘The Interview’

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

South Korean activists said on Tuesday they will follow through with plans to fly copies of The Interview into North Korea by air balloon if the communist country fails to [...]
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Activists spread anti-N. Korea leaflets over border

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

- A group of local and foreign activists has sent balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the inter-Korean border, but DVDs of the controversial film “The [...]
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Korea to spend $75m on titanium production

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) has said that it will invest a total of 81.8 billion won ($75 million) in titanium for the next seven years. [...]
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Low market share of sensors may hinder Korea’s IoT drive

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

According to the Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI), South Korea’s worldwide sensor market share was only 1.7 percent as of 2013. On the other hand, the [...]
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Korea Activists Send Leaflets Into N Korea Via Balloons Despite Criticisms

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

South Korean activists known for sending balloons into North Korea with messages critical of its leader said on Tuesday that they had again launched balloons carrying [...]
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Korea Group Launches Anti-North Leaflets Despite Calls To Refrain

Korea Group Launches Anti-North Leaflets Despite Calls To Refrain

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A South Korean activist group led by a defector from North said on Tuesday it had launched balloons with messages critical of the North’s leader across the border, [...]
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UN panel on N Korea rights says report still stands

UN panel on N Korea rights says report still stands

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The head of the UN commission that produced a damning report on North Korean rights abuses has dismissed Pyongyang’s claim that doubts about the credibility of a [...]
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NSA Planted Malware In N Korea – Report

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Sky News | 6:00 AM

A leaked document shows that America’s National Security Agency (NSA) has been planting malware on the computers of North Korean hackers since 2010. The NSA accessed [...]
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S. Korea president’s former aide denies ‘tryst’ in court

S. Korea president’s former aide denies ‘tryst’ in court

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A former aide of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye appeared Monday at the defamation trial of a Japanese reporter to deny rumours of an ill-timed tryst with his old boss. [...]
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Korean Air chair’s daughter denies ‘nut rage’ charges

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The daughter of the chair of Korean Air Lines on Monday denied conspiring with airline executives to force flight attendants to lie about her first class outburst over the [...]
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US ‘penetrated N Korea computer systems’ in 2010

US ‘penetrated N Korea computer systems’ in 2010

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States secretly penetrated North Korea’s computer systems four years ago – a breach that allowed Washington to insist Pyongyang was to blame for the [...]
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Report: Inside N Korea’s network, NSA saw signs of Sony attack

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Pcworld | 6:00 AM

The US National Security Agency has had a secret foothold for years in North Korea’s networks and saw signs of the Sony Pictures Entertainment attack but only in [...]
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How the US Knew N Korea Was Behind the Sony Hack

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Recode | 6:00 AM

Almost a month to the day after the US government first named North Korea as the source for the November hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, details are [...]
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