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Korea needs to diversify growth routes

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Korea should diversity its growth route and cut its reliance on Samsung to keep the economy moving forward and ensure sustainable growth, according to a professor from the [...]
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Minister calls for return of all Japanese nationals abducted by N Korea

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Katsunobu Kato, minister in charge of the issue of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea, on Saturday called for the return of all of Japanese abductees. “By [...]
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Korea PM to be briefed on state affairs as Park impeached

Korea PM to be briefed on state affairs as Park impeached

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean prime minister Hwang Kyo-ahn will begin getting official briefings from aides of President Park Geun-hye on Monday, having assumed presidential authority in a [...]
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Korea’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Korea’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

It began with a nuclear explosion and ended with a street party where some 800,000 people sang and smiled in the freezing Seoul sunshine to celebrate the impeachment of their [...]
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These Foreign Funds Stand by Korea Amid Political Turmoil

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Here are at least three overseas investors who remain bullish on South Korean stocks and are sticking to their investment strategy in the wake of the presidential impeachment [...]
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N. Korea military drill targets South’s presidential office

N. Korea military drill targets South’s presidential office

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea warned Sunday of “fatal” consequences for Pyongyang’s leadership if provoked into conflict, after North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw a [...]
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Korea’s Susceptibility to Scandal

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The impeachment of South Korean leader Park Geun-hye should herald the end of a painful and drawn-out political scandal. As they move forward, Koreans should be thinking [...]
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S. Korea vows to keep economy ‘strong and stable’ after Park ouster

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s finance minister vowed Sunday to keep Asia’s fourth-largest economy “strong and stable” after a decision by lawmakers to impeach [...]
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Vote puts Korea impeachment ball in Constitutional Court

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After the South Korean parliament’s impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, the spotlight now shifts to the nine judges of the Constitutional Court who could yet slam [...]
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Korea’s Political Trial

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Extended turmoil could create an opening for radical voices. Park Geun-hye’s impeachment Friday formalises Seoul’s state of political disarray. Next comes the [...]
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N. Korea slams UN Security Council for meeting on human rights

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Sunday slammed the UN Security Council for holding a meeting on Pyongyang’s human rights situation for the third straight year. In an interview carried [...]
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With Uncertainties Roiling Washington and Seoul, What Next for N Korea?

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Since October, when the corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye of South Korea first erupted, North Korea has been uncharacteristically restrained. While the [...]
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From Kashmir to N Korea: Donald Trump’s quick fixes

13-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The president-elect is about to step onto a world stage more complex and fraught with danger than most living souls can remember. But he’s Donald Trump! No job is too [...]
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7 in 10 want Park’s early resignation

7 in 10 want Park’s early resignation

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:26 AM

With President Park Geun-hye’s fate now in the hands of the Constitutional Court following the National Assembly’s impeachment, Friday, seven out of 10 citizens [...]
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Korea’s Park Impeached as Voters Vent Anger Over Corruption

12-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Undone by an influence-peddling scandal, South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye was impeached by parliament on Friday amid a wave of anger that could overturn the [...]
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