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US-S Korea Military Drills Proceed as N Korea Warns of ‘Vicious’ Showdown

US-S Korea Military Drills Proceed as N Korea Warns of ‘Vicious’ Showdown

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are at a fever pitch as rhetoric spouted from Pyongyang’s top brass is even more militaristic than ever before with statements of [...]
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Japanese government will not recognise contribution as actual reparation for comfort women history

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

Korea launched a new foundation, funded by Japan, to support the survivors of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery last week, but Tokyo says it does not consider its funding [...]
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S. Korea’s Navy chief to visit US to coordinate response to N. Korean provocations

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Navy chief will visit the United States to discuss ways to coordinate joint responses to North Korea’s provocations, the military said Sunday. Adm. [...]
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N Korea hacked into emails of Seoul officials: report

N Korea hacked into emails of Seoul officials: report

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Seoul prosecutors believe North Korea hacked into the email accounts of dozens of South Korean government officials this year – the latest in a series of suspected [...]
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Seoul Blames N Korean government Organisation for Email Scams

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An organisation believed to be run by North Korea’s government hacked into the email accounts of dozens of officials, journalists and others in South Korea this year, [...]
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Monday’s best TV – Inside N Korea: Panorama; Eden; Tyrant

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A report on the odd country and its restrictions on visiting media, and the survival challenge gets serious. Plus: turmoil in the fictional state of Abuddin Inside North [...]
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N Korea’s only law firm suspends operations amid rising tension

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s first and only law firm, Hay, Kalb & Associates, will suspend operations, the firm’s principal said in a statement on Monday, as the country [...]
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Police investigate case of US servicewoman found dead

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A US servicewoman affiliated with the US 2nd Infantry Division has been found dead at her house near Seoul for unknown reasons, police said Monday. Police said the husband of [...]
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Korea Exports Fall for 19th Month as Policy Makers Await Rebound

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean exports fell more than economists expected in July, underscoring the difficulties policy makers face, even as they look to use monetary and fiscal policies to [...]
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Liam Neeson’s ‘Operation Chromite’ Tops Korean Box Office

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

Liam Neeson’s Korean War drama “Operation Chromite” debuted on top of the box office in Korea, earning $18.47 million Wednesday and Sunday. The CJ [...]
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How big of a threat is N Korea?

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Week | 6:00 AM

How large is Kim’s nuclear arsenal? His tyrannical regime now has an estimated 20 nuclear warheads – and is adding a new weapon to that stockpile every six weeks [...]
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N. Korea sends high-level delegation to Rio: state media

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Saturday sent a high-level delegation to attend the Rio Olympics, Pyongyang’s state media said, even as the country faces tough UN sanctions over its [...]
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China and N Korea’s missiles

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

The progress of the North Korean ballistic missile programme seems inexorable. In his quest to build a credible ability to threaten US Pacific territories like Guam with a [...]
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US Army Secretary Says US-Korea War Games to Proceed

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Military | 6:00 AM

US Army Secretary Eric Fanning said Saturday that annual military drills between the United States and South Korea would go ahead next month, despite North Korea’s [...]
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N. Korean students study more than counterparts in South

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Koreatimes | 6:00 AM

North Korean students spend more hours studying major subjects Korean, English, math and science than students in the South, according to a report. Kim Jin-sook, a researcher [...]
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