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Korea president urges North to ‘open its heart’

Korea president urges North to ‘open its heart’

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye called Thursday for the first family reunions with North Korea in three years, a day after the two nations agreed to reopen a joint [...]
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Is Jeju Korea’s Answer to Silicon Valley?

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Seoul is the economic, political and cultural hub of South Korea. With only 0.6 percent of the country’s land area, the capital city holds 10.6 million people and [...]
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‘A big hoax’: Experts say N Korea showing off missiles that can’t fly

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Nbcnews | 6:00 AM

Missiles paraded through the streets of Pyongyang in recent displays of North Korean military might – said to be capable of hitting targets throughout Asia and even in [...]
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N Korea arms ship faces possible $1 mn fine: Panama

N Korea arms ship faces possible $1 mn fine: Panama

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The Panama Canal authority said Thursday it will impose as much as a $1 million fine on the North Korean freighter caught with an undeclared shipment of Cuban weapons. [...]
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Experts Concerned S. Korean Pilots Too Reliant on Technology

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Coming in too low on a sunny July day, Asiana Flight 214 broke apart after hitting a seawall on approach to the San Francisco airport. Now, investigators are honing in on [...]
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Korea holds secret drills on disputed islands

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

South Korea secretly conducted a one-day naval drill in late June aimed at preventing the Dokdo islets from foreign invasion, Yonhap News reported Thursday. According to an [...]
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N Korean defectors to testify on torture and executions

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

GENEVA: North Korean defectors and prison camp survivors will start testifying at UN hearings in Asia next week about alleged rights abuses, including torture and executions, [...]
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S. Korea’s producer prices fall for 10th straight month in July

17-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s producer prices fell for the 10th straight month in July as the local currency’s gain to the US dollar helped offset higher oil costs, the central [...]
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Japan-S. Korean golf event cancelled

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | the-japan-news | 6:00 AM

This year’s competition between top players from the Japanese and South Korean women’s pro golf tours will not be held, the Japan LPGA announced Wednesday. The [...]
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How did a rare radioactive isotope get into Korea?

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Traces of Xenon, a rare isotope linked to nuclear activities, was detected by the Korea Institute for Nuclear Safety three times in South Korea’s atmosphere in June, [...]
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Fidel Castro: N Korea Provided Us With Free Weapons In The 1980s

Fidel Castro: N Korea Provided Us With Free Weapons In The 1980s

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

In his first essay in more than four months, Cuban leader Fidel Castro said that in the 1980s, North Korea provided Havana weapons “without charging a cent.” [...]
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Korea president proposes family reunions with North

Korea president proposes family reunions with North

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

South Korea called on Thursday for the first family reunion event with North Korea in three years, a day after the two nations agreed to reopen a shuttered joint industrial [...]
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S Korea’s Park urges Japan to ‘face history’

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday urged Japan to “face history” to mend ties with neighbours, on the same day that top Tokyo officials visited a [...]
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Korea joins India in celebrating Independence Day

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | India | 6:00 AM

Local artists performed classical Indian dances like Kathak and Odissi as members of both the Indian and Korean communities jointly celebrated the independence days of both [...]
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Korea, Uganda in aviation partnershipPublish Date: August 15, 2013

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Newvision | 6:00 AM

The government of South Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is set to undertake a string of developments at Entebbe International Airport (EIA) [...]
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