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Korea candidates focus on Pyongyang

Korea candidates focus on Pyongyang

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

Two of South Korea’s presidential candidates on Thursday laid out competing visions for dealing with North Korea, though both said they wanted more dialogue with [...]
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N Korea ready to conduct nuke, missile tests: minister

N Korea ready to conduct nuke, missile tests: minister

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

South Korea’s defence minister said Thursday that North Korea has completed preparations for another nuclear test, and would also test-launch long-range missiles [...]
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Korean won retreats from 14-month high on US economy concerns

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

South Korea’s won retreated from a 14-month high and government bonds advanced as investor focus turned from US President Barack Obama’s re-election to whether he [...]
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Scandal prompts Korea to probe all nuclear reactors

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

South Korea’s nuclear watchdog said Wednesday it would carry out a rigorous inspection of all the country’s 23 reactors after a scandal involving unvetted [...]
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Korea braces for China slowdown

09-Nov-2012 Intellasia | The Korea Herald | 7:01 AM

Following is the last in a series of articles on the future relations between China and two Koreas under next Chinese leader Xi Jinping – Ed. A rising China has been a [...]
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Korea presidential favourite dismisses rivals’ merger

Korea presidential favourite dismisses rivals’ merger

08-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:46 AM

South Korea’s conservative presidential frontrunner Park Geun-Hye on Wednesday dismissed the decision of her two left-leaning rivals to merge their campaigns as a [...]
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Korea: Scandal affects reactors

08-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Nytimes | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s nuclear watchdog is investigating a forgery scandal that is forcing the shutdown of two reactors, an official said Tuesday, raising fears of power [...]
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Korea presidential hopefuls merge against Park

Korea presidential hopefuls merge against Park

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

South Korea’s two left-leaning presidential hopefuls agreed Tuesday on a potentially game-changing merger to field a single candidate against conservative front-runner [...]
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GM will not build next-generation Chevy Cruze in Korea

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

General Motors Co (GM.N) said it would not build its next-generation Chevrolet Cruze small car in South Korea, raising the possibility that it might shift the assembly to [...]
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Korea widens nuclear investigation, risks power cuts

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

South Korea’s main nuclear power supervisor extended an investigation into forged safety certificates for reactor components to three more facilities on Tuesday, a day [...]
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Korea closes 2 reactors, expects unprecedented power shortage

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

South Korea has closed two nuclear power reactors for nearly two months of unscheduled maintenance to replace parts that had been provided with forged certificates, the [...]
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Korea top dept, discount store sales fall again in October

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

Sales at South Korea’s top department and discount store chains contracted simultaneously in October, preliminary data showed on Tuesday, reflecting weak consumer [...]
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Korea presidential hopefuls to discuss united candidacy

Korea presidential hopefuls to discuss united candidacy

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

The two left-leaning candidates in South Korea’s three-person presidential race have agreed to start talks on picking a single candidate to take on conservative [...]
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Korea presidential favourite open to summit with North

Korea presidential favourite open to summit with North

06-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:58 AM

South Korea’s presidential front-runner, Park Geun-Hye, promised a new policy of engagement with Pyongyang and said she would be willing to hold a summit with North [...]
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Korea predicts power cuts as nuke reactors shut

Korea predicts power cuts as nuke reactors shut

06-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:51 AM

South Korea was forced to shut down two nuclear reactors on Monday to replace components that had not been properly vetted, a minister said, warning of [...]
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