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Second N Korean missile launch would be unprecedented

Second N Korean missile launch would be unprecedented

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | CNN | 11:24 AM

While new satellite images show preparations for what is believed to be a coming long-range missile launch by North Korea, a second attempt in 2012 would be unprecedented, a [...]
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Korea readies new bid to join global space club

Korea readies new bid to join global space club

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:59 AM

South Korea held a final dress rehearsal Wednesday for its third attempt to send a satellite into orbit and join an elite space club that includes Asian powers China, Japan [...]
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Korea finds more nuclear parts with fake documents

Korea finds more nuclear parts with fake documents

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Asiaone | 7:01 AM

South Korean nuclear regulators have discovered nearly a thousand more parts supplied for nuclear power plants with fake quality certificates, they said on Tuesday, adding [...]
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Honda chief eyes more exports from US

Honda chief eyes more exports from US

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Honda chief executive Takanobu Ito wants to boost the Japanese carmaker’s exports from the United States to counterbalance the effects of the strong yen, he said in an [...]
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UN committee slams N Korea, Iran on rights

UN committee slams N Korea, Iran on rights

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

A key UN committee on Tuesday passed resolutions condemning human rights abuses by North Korea, Iran and Syria amid growing Western pressure for action. An annual vote on [...]
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Final bids for Korea Aerospace $1b stake postponed to December

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The deadline for due diligence and binding bids to acquire an estimated $1.1 billion stake in Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) (047810.KS) has been postponed into December, [...]
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Korea sacks Jill Kelley over Petraeus scandal

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 7:01 AM

South Korea said on Tuesday it was dismissing Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite at the heart of the scandal that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus, from her post as an [...]
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Korea’s current-account surplus narrows to $5.8b

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s current-account surplus narrowed to a two-month low after imports of machinery and equipment increased. The surplus was $5.8 billion last month, compared [...]
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China’s top paper goes to town with ‘sexy’ N Korea’s Kim

China’s top paper goes to town with ‘sexy’ N Korea’s Kim

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

China’s top newspaper went to town on Tuesday with a 55-page online picture spread of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un being named The Onion’s “Sexiest Man [...]
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Korean church scraps border Christmas lights plan

Korean church scraps border Christmas lights plan

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

A South Korean church group has scrapped plans to display Christmas lights near the border with North Korea after residents voiced fears Pyongyang might shell the [...]
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Samsung finds unfair practices among China suppliers

Samsung finds unfair practices among China suppliers

28-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Samsung Electronics said Monday that a probe of its suppliers in China had found no evidence of alleged child labour, but did uncover some “inadequate” employment [...]
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Korea tightens FX regulations to slow capital inflow

28-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea moved on Tuesday to cut ceilings on foreign currency derivatives holdings of banks and warned it could take additional measures to stem the flow of hot money into [...]
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Korean Air Banks on long routes

28-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

As its main rivals reduce long-distance flights to cut costs, Korean Air Lines Co. is taking a different tack: adding routes and bolstering service to major cities. With its [...]
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‘Shadow of Roh’ neck and neck with dictator’s daughter before Korea polls

‘Shadow of Roh’ neck and neck with dictator’s daughter before Korea polls

27-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s December presidential election looks set to turn into a referendum on two of the country’s most polarising leaders as the daughter of military [...]
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Korea government think-tank calls for more policy easing

27-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea needs to ease monetary policy further to support its stubbornly weak economy and help mitigate upward pressure on the won, the country’s top government [...]
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