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N Korean defector returns home after 16 years and rips up her memoirs on camera

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Son Ok-Sun said she regrets defecting to China and tore up her book, which criticised North Korea A North Korean author who defected 16 years ago has returned to the country [...]
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Korbit Announced as First Launch Partner of BitGo Instant in Korea

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Cryptocoins News | 6:00 AM

In an announcement via email newsletter today, Korbit, a South Korean Bitcoin exchange and wallet announced it is the first launching partner within South Korea to integrate [...]
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Korea stock exchange plans to list by first half of 2017

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Korea Exchange, South Korea’s sole stock exchange, said on Thursday it plans to list by the first half of 2017 to strengthen governance and pursue partnerships as well [...]
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Korean antitrust agency probes Volkswagen over emissions ads

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s antitrust regulator is probing Volkswagen AG over its advertising claims on emissions from its cars, an official at the agency told Reuters on Friday. The [...]
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S. Korea’s Park says resume N. Korea talks – without N. Korea

S. Korea’s Park says resume N. Korea talks – without N. Korea

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Friday offered a “creative” solution to stalled six-party talks on North Korea’s nuclear programme – cut [...]
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S. Korea says time to consider nuclear talks without North

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president questioned the role of long-dormant North Korean nuclear disarmament talks, saying Friday that regional powers should meet without the North in [...]
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Korea’s Park seeks 5-party talks on North’s nuclear programme

Korea’s Park seeks 5-party talks on North’s nuclear programme

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye called on Friday for a meeting of five countries, excluding North Korea, to discuss the North’s nuclear programme alongside [...]
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Korea Is Ill-Prepared for Another Financial Crunch

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

Foreign investors have been selling Korean stocks for 34 consecutive trading days since December 2, the longest duration of foreign selling since the global financial crisis [...]
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N Korea detains US student for ‘hostile act’

N Korea detains US student for ‘hostile act’

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | RTE | 6:00 AM

North Korea has said it has detained a US university student for committing a “hostile act” against the country who, if confirmed, would be the third western [...]
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Park vows to push for effective measures against N. Korea

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

President Park Geun-hye said Thursday that South Korea will push for effective possible means to make North Korea pay a price for its nuclear test earlier this month. She did [...]
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US, Korea, to share military intelligence in real time

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The announcement means the South’s military operations centre will be linked to the US system via Link 16, a military tactical data exchange network. South Korea and [...]
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Korea, US, Japan to set up new channel to share info on Pyonyang

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea plans to set up a new military network to share text and image information on North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missiles with the United States and Japan [...]
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The Australian who shot a N Korean propaganda film

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Last September Australian film-maker Anna Broinowski went to South Korea to screen a film she shot partly in North Korea, working alongside Pyongyang’s leading film [...]
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Park expects inter-Korean tensions to grow

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Koreatimes | 6:00 AM

President Park Geun-hye said Thursday that she anticipates tensions with North Korea to escalate continuously, creating a threat to peace and security on the Korean [...]
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Korea-Japan agreement here to stay

23-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Chicagocouncil | 6:00 AM

When Korea and Japan announced that they had reached an agreement to finally resolve the ongoing dispute over comfort women, foreign ministers of both countries said the [...]
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