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Japan-S. Korean golf event cancelled

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | the-japan-news | 6:00 AM

This year’s competition between top players from the Japanese and South Korean women’s pro golf tours will not be held, the Japan LPGA announced Wednesday. The [...]
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How did a rare radioactive isotope get into Korea?

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Traces of Xenon, a rare isotope linked to nuclear activities, was detected by the Korea Institute for Nuclear Safety three times in South Korea’s atmosphere in June, [...]
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Fidel Castro: N Korea Provided Us With Free Weapons In The 1980s

Fidel Castro: N Korea Provided Us With Free Weapons In The 1980s

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

In his first essay in more than four months, Cuban leader Fidel Castro said that in the 1980s, North Korea provided Havana weapons “without charging a cent.” [...]
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Korea president proposes family reunions with North

Korea president proposes family reunions with North

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

South Korea called on Thursday for the first family reunion event with North Korea in three years, a day after the two nations agreed to reopen a shuttered joint industrial [...]
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S Korea’s Park urges Japan to ‘face history’

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday urged Japan to “face history” to mend ties with neighbours, on the same day that top Tokyo officials visited a [...]
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Korea joins India in celebrating Independence Day

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | India | 6:00 AM

Local artists performed classical Indian dances like Kathak and Odissi as members of both the Indian and Korean communities jointly celebrated the independence days of both [...]
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Korea, Uganda in aviation partnershipPublish Date: August 15, 2013

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Newvision | 6:00 AM

The government of South Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is set to undertake a string of developments at Entebbe International Airport (EIA) [...]
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Hyundai, Kia recall about 270,000 US vehicles

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Finance | 6:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 240,000 older model Sonata and Azera sedans in cold-weather US states due to possible corrosion that can affect rear wheel alignment, [...]
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North and Korea agree to reopen industrial complex

North and Korea agree to reopen industrial complex

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Latimes | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea on Wednesday agreed to reopen the joint Kaesong industrial complex after a four-month shutdown, raising hopes of easing tensions on the peninsula. On [...]
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How An E-Commerce King Is Conquering Korea

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

When Groupon GRPN -1.35 percent hit the cover of FORBES in 2010 as “The Fastest Growing Company Ever,” it spawned a global gold rush. There was ClanDescuento in [...]
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S. Korea held defense drills near Dokdo in June

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea conducted naval drills in waters near the country’s easternmost islets of Dokdo in late June, a government source said Thursday, as Japan continues to lay [...]
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Unions are driving Hyundai and general Motors out of Korea

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s highly unionised labour force is holding its car makers to ransom, yet again. Workers for the country’s top automaker, Hyundai Motor, and its [...]
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Leaked Pics Reveal N Korea’s New-Old Military Cargo Plane

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Gizmodo | 6:00 AM

Nukes aren’t the only military carry out North Korea’s been tinkering with over the last few years. During a recent air force parade, the Hermit Kingdom reminded [...]
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Korea rises as global tech

16-Aug-2013 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Over the past 60 years, Korea has made massive economic progress from the rubble of the 1950-53 Korean War: Its GDP per capita grew from $67 in 1953 to $23,067 in 2012. The [...]
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Two Koreas in fresh bid to reopen industrial park

Two Koreas in fresh bid to reopen industrial park

15-Aug-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The two Koreas held fresh talks Wednesday on reopening a joint industrial park, ahead of South Korea-US military exercises next week that the North says are a rehearsal for [...]
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