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Korea plans to buy four Global Hawk aircraft from 2017

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

South Korea intends to buy four Global Hawk unmanned aircraft, made by Northrop Grumman Corp, for about 900 billion won ($848 million), an official at the country’s [...]
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Japanese Pol Ignores Parliament; Heads to N Korea

05-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Former Japanese pro-wrestler and upper house legislator Antonio Inoki has the rare distinction of having visited North Korea 26 times. So the maverick Inoki didn’t [...]
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Seoul, Moscow to issue joint statement focusing on N. Korea after summit

05-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Russia plan to issue a joint statement focused on their efforts to denuclearise North Korea and beef up economic cooperation with it after their [...]
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Analysis: Obama chided over his N. Korea policy

Analysis: Obama chided over his N. Korea policy

05-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Gosanangelo | 6:00 AM

Preoccupied with domestic woes and high-stakes Mideast diplomacy, the Obama administration has little time these days to focus on the ominous signs that its enemy North Korea [...]
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S. Korea, Indonesia to hold 6th round of FTA talks next week

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

South Korea and Indonesia will hold a new round of negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in Bali, Indonesia, this week, the Seoul government announced [...]
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Korea’s elderly population booms

05-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

There has been a gradual change in South Korea’s workforce in recent years, as it gets older. The number of elderly people finding jobs in the capital has more than [...]
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Korea President Park: ‘No purpose’ to Japan talks

05-Nov-2013 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president has highlighted a deep rift with Japan, as the region struggles to rein in North Korea’s growing nuclear capability. President Park [...]
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Seoul Considers Dropping N Korea Sanctions

Seoul Considers Dropping N Korea Sanctions

04-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

South Korea says is debating lifting sanctions imposed on North Korea after the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship. South Korea’s opposition argues the trade limits [...]
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N Korea’s new tablet is surprisingly good

04-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Theverge | 6:00 AM

North Korea is best known for its crushingly oppressive government and comically inept space programme – but new reports suggest that the country may be producing a [...]
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N Korea’s reality is not a joke

04-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

Kim Song-ju sought to escape the living hell of North Korea, but after crossing a freezing river into China was returned, like so many other defectors. He was sent to a [...]
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Taiwan calls for Korea to correct tilapia report

Taiwan calls for Korea to correct tilapia report

04-Nov-2013 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan government has expressed concern over a TV news programme in South Korea that painted a negative picture of Taiwan’s tilapia aquaculture industry and is [...]
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Hyundai Motor says US sales rise 7 pct in October

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

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor said on Friday that its US sales climbed 7 percent to 53,555 vehicles from a year earlier. “Post-shutdown rebound drives record [...]
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UN Investigators Seek China Access for N Korea Rights Probe

02-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

A UN investigator says he has asked China to grant access to his team as it conducts an inquiry into suspected human rights abuses in neighbouring North Korea. In an [...]
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Korea ready to talk turkey after FTA hurdle removed

02-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Theaustralian | 6:00 AM

THE free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea is now “exceedingly close” after a sticking point was removed by the Abbott government, Seoul’s [...]
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Korea ready to talk turkey after FTA hurdle removed

02-Nov-2013 Intellasia | Theaustralian | 6:00 AM

THE free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea is now “exceedingly close” after a sticking point was removed by the Abbott government, Seoul’s [...]
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