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Iran, N Korea Secretly Developing New Long-Range Rocket Booster for ICBMs

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Freebeacon | 6:00 AM

Iranian missile technicians secretly visited North Korea as part of joint development of a new rocket booster for long-range missiles or space launchers at the same time [...]
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Korea December manufacturing outlook index down from 22-month high

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Chicagotribune | 6:00 AM

An index measuring the South Korean manufacturers’ assessment of business conditions for December fell from a 22-month high in November, central bank data showed on [...]
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A campaign to save N Korean defectors

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

After escaping the repressive regime in their homeland, impoverished North Koreans have to avoid Chinese authorities to reach freedom. Many do not make it and are sent back [...]
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Top S. Korean fugitive arrested in Philippines

28-Nov-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of South Korea’s most wanted fugitives, the alleged head of a major crime syndicate, was arrested in the Philippines on Tuesday after hiding out in the country for [...]
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Pentagon approves BAE sale of F-16 upgrades to Korea

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Chicagotribune | 6:00 AM

The US Defense Department has approved a deal under which Britain’s BAE Systems Plc would upgrade 134 older F-16 fighter jets for South Korea, the Defense Security [...]
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Korea’s Best-Performing Fund Goes Global as Locals Shun Kospi

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top-performing mutual fund more than doubled its assets in 2013 by betting on global consumer shares, luring inflows from domestic investors who have sold [...]
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China informed S. Korea of air defense zone over East China Sea

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

China informed South Korea of its new air defense zone over the East China Sea days before it publicly declared the new zone that partly overlaps with South Korea’s own [...]
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NY Case Sheds Light on Meth Cooking in N Korea

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

An international drug trafficker was caught on tape this year making a “Breaking Bad”-worthy boast about his ability to provide the US market with mass quantities [...]
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Japan, US discuss N. Korea nuclear issue

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | The-japan-news | 6:00 AM

Top Japanese and US negotiators on North Korean issues reaffirmed at their meeting in Tokyo on Monday that they will refuse to restart the six-way talks on the Korean [...]
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S. Korea calls on Pyongyang to hold Kaesong travel, communications sub-panel

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s unification ministry on Monday called on Pyongyang to accept talks aimed at easing travel, communications and customs inspection rules governing the [...]
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China takes note of reports about Americans held in N. Korea

27-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

China said Monday that it has taken note of media reports about two American citizens detained in North Korea, voicing hope that Washington and Pyongyang would resolve the [...]
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Kim Jong Un, N Korea’s master builder

Kim Jong Un, N Korea’s master builder

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has rattled the United States with his nuclear threats and bemused the world with his penchant for funfairs, Disney and Dennis Rodman. Partly [...]
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S. Korea expresses regret over China’s air defense zones

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

South Korea expressed regret on Sunday over China’s recently announced air defense zone that partly overlaps with its territory, prompting concerns for a possible [...]
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Detained US retiree’s wife appeals to N. Korea

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The wife of a US retiree detained in North Korea appealed Friday for Pyongyang to release her husband, as US authorities said they have so far been refused access to him. [...]
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Nigeria, Korean bilateral trade hits N492bn

26-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Sunnewsonline | 6:00 AM

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Nigeria, Choi Jong-hyun, has disclosed that bilateral trade between Nigeria and his country currently stands at $3 billion (about N492 [...]
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