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AP Exclusive: Team seeks N. Korea volcano secrets

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing [...]
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How Seoul Can Pursue Ferry Family’s Assets in US

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The sinking of the passenger ferry Sewol, a disaster that claimed the lives of more than 300 passengers, shocked South Korea at all levels. Since the accident, the Korean [...]
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Korea Slips Again in Competitiveness Ranking

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s national ego has taken a knock with another downgrade of its global competitiveness ranking by the influential Switzerland-based World Economic Forum. The [...]
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Korea Won Intervention Seen Amid 4.1pct Surge Against Yen

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The won’s rally to a six-year high against the yen is fuelling speculation South Korean authorities will intervene to keep exports competitive. The currency of [...]
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With water parks and new buildings, N Korea’s capital coddles the elite

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

As though Pyongyang did not already feel like a theme park, now the North Koreans have turned it into an actual theme park. Already a showcase of Stalinist architecture, the [...]
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N Korea threatens British government over proposed television nuclear drama, ‘Opposite Number’

N Korea threatens British government over proposed television nuclear drama, ‘Opposite Number’

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY Daily News | 7:29 AM

North Koreahas fired another salvo in its ongoing war against Western pop culture. The despotic regime gave a thumbs down over the weekend to “Opposite Number” [...]
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Two S. Korean soldiers die during training

Two S. Korean soldiers die during training

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:24 AM

Two young soldiers inSouth Korea’s special warfare unit died during training, the military said Wednesday, following a series of incidents and suicides that have [...]
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UK team unlocking secrets of N Korea volcano

UK team unlocking secrets of N Korea volcano

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:23 AM

More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border betweenNorth KoreaandChinawas the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing [...]
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Crew of Korea’s sunken ferry drank beer while awaiting rescue: Report

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Some crew of a ferry that capsized in South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in 44 years drank beer while waiting for rescue, one of them told a court, in an admission [...]
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Koreans Alarmed by Rising Crime in the Philippines

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The Korean embassy has issued a statement expressing alarm over the reported spike in crimes victimising Korean tourists and businesspeople residing in the Philippines. It [...]
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Korea Lifts Beef Growth Additive Ban

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea has said it will allow the use of a controversial animal feed additive that is banned by a number of European countries and China. Imports and domestic sale of [...]
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Why Korea predicts its end will come in 2750

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Washington Post | 6:00 AM

South Korea may be doomed. A recent study, conducted by the National Assembly Research Service in Seoul, predicts that the country will reach zero inhabitants by 2750. The [...]
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Korea inflation slows to 1.4pct in August

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s inflation rate slowed to 1.4 percent in August, helped by stable prices of farming goods, government data showed Tuesday. The increase in the consumer [...]
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N Korea’s capital, with its water parks and new buildings, coddles the elite

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Cars, for instance. A recent visitor, in the capital for the first time since 2008, found many more of them on the streets – and not just the locally produced [...]
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Companies From China, India And Korea Dominate Forbes Asia’s Fabulous 50 List

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Companies from China, India and South Korea dominate this year’s Forbes Asia’s Fabulous 50 list of the region’s best big publicly traded companies. The [...]
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