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China runs out of reasons to support Kim Jong-un’s N Korea

26-May-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Cary Huang believes a diplomatic shift is in order as Beijing weighs the costs and benefits of standing up for a belligerent and ungrateful nuclear-armed neighbour that now [...]
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Trump calls N Korea leader ‘madman’ who cannot be let on the loose transcript

Trump calls N Korea leader ‘madman’ who cannot be let on the loose transcript

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In a call last month with the Philippines’ president, US President Donald Trump described North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un as a “madman with nuclear [...]
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Korea’s new president draws ire of small businesses he’s vowed to help

Korea’s new president draws ire of small businesses he’s vowed to help

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Small businesses in South Korea their fear profits could be cut to the bone and some could be forced to close if the country’s new president pushes ahead with plans to [...]
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Jury out on N Korea link to ransomware attack

26-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Was North Korea behind the ransomware epidemic that hit global computer networks earlier this month? That’s the subject of heated debate in cybersecurity circles after [...]
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N. Korea calls S. Korea’s border firing reckless provocation

N. Korea calls S. Korea’s border firing reckless provocation

26-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Thursday accused South Korea of firing 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds earlier this week, dismissing as a fabrication Seoul’s claim that it [...]
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Bank of Korea Backs Moon’s Plans on Spending, Household Debt

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Korea endorsed plans from President Moon Jae-in to contain household debt while increasing fiscal stimulus, as it held its benchmark rate at a record low again. [...]
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7 Options For Taming Tyrannical N Korea

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Nationalinterest | 6:00 AM

The relentless barrage of North Korean ballistic-missile tests (twelve already this year), and a matching endless barrage of op-eds proposing solutions, point to a new [...]
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Putin says willing to send emissary to N. Korea for mediation: Moon’s envoy

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told a South Korean presidential envoy that he is willing to mediate between South and North Korea by dispatching his emissary to [...]
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Korea ‘Rasputin’ daughter abandons appeal for extradition

Korea ‘Rasputin’ daughter abandons appeal for extradition

26-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The daughter of the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea’s ousted president has cancelled her appeal against [...]
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Decision-Day Guide: Bank of Korea Meets as New government Starts

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Korea’s policy board convenes to review the nation’s benchmark interest rate on Thursday, its first such meeting since President Moon Jae-in took [...]
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Samsung Says It’s Serious About Foundry, Creates Business Unit

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s second-biggest chipmaker, is increasing its effort in semiconductor outsourcing, separating the company’s foundry business [...]
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N Korea puts strain on US-Korea ties

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Newsday | 6:00 AM

Hope for South Korea’s liberal President Moon Jae-in “engaging” the North in dialogue is in danger of running afoul of North Korean leader Kim [...]
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Trump tells Duterte of two US nuclear subs in Korean waters: NYT

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump told his Philippine counterpart that Washington has sent two nuclear submarines to waters off the Korean peninsula, the New York Times said, [...]
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Duterte told Trump to ‘keep the pressure’ on N. Korea

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

While publicly calling on the United States and North Korea to “show restraint”, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked US President Donald Trump in private [...]
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N Korea threat: US official warns ‘inevitable’ regime develops ICBM

26-May-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A US defense official said Tuesday that– if left unchecked– it is “inevitable” that North Korea will develop a nuclear device that has [...]
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