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Korea’s June Iran crude imports down 23 pct on year

16-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s imports of crude from Iran dropped 23 percent in June from a year ago, missing its target for cuts in average daily shipments from the Middle Eastern [...]
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Park: Onus is on N. Korea to resolve Kaesong’s suspension

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

South Korean President Park Geun-hye says she won’t rush to reopen a jointly run industrial complex in North Korea unless the communist regime makes a firm commitment [...]
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S. Korea court orders US firms to pay up over Agent Orange

S. Korea court orders US firms to pay up over Agent Orange

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

South Korea’s highest court on Friday upheld a ruling ordering two US Agent Orange makers to compensate 39 Vietnam War veterans, while sending another decision back to [...]
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Chinese Consulate says third Asiana crash fatality is Chinese

15-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The third girl who died in the aftermath of the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet at San Francisco airport last Saturday is a Chinese national, a spokesman for the Chinese [...]
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S. Koreans dismiss cockpit culture as cause of crash

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

South Korean aviation officials on Friday dismissed any suggestion that a deferential culture in which junior pilots were afraid to challenge their seniors played a part in [...]
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Third Asiana jet crash victim dies of injuries: hospital

Third Asiana jet crash victim dies of injuries: hospital

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

A third girl, reportedly Chinese, died of injuries sustained in the Asiana jet crash in San Francisco, as authorities confirmed that a firetruck ran over one of the other [...]
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Korea rejects Confucianism crash theory

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

Two people died and more than 180 were injured when a Boeing 777 crashed last Saturday after clipping a seawall short of the runway, skidding out of control, shredding the [...]
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Pacom Commander Discusses North Korea Situation

15-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Defense | 6:00 AM

While North Korea?s historic, alternating cycle of provocative attacks and inconclusive negotiations is well known, its continued pursuit of nuclear weapons limits any chance [...]
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South Korea’s corporate dynasty

15-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Mondediplo | 6:00 AM

It?s impossible to miss the Samsung Tower, which stands out even in the forest of outlandish glass buildings in Gangnam, one of Seoul?s flashiest districts, with its wide [...]
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North Korea in need of food assistance

15-Jul-2013 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea is in desperate need of food assistance from the outside world to help feed millions of vulnerable citizens, a research director said. North Korea risked much of [...]
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N.Korea in U-Turn Over Talks on Cross-Border Projects

15-Jul-2013 Intellasia | chosun | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Thursday agreed to put off talks on the resumption of package tours to Mt. Kumgang and reunions of families separated by the Korean War. The North proposed the [...]
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N. Korea economy posts 1.3% growth in 2012: Bank

15-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s economy is believed to have grown 1.3 per cent in 2012 – the first full year under new leader Kim Jong Un and the fastest pace in four years, the [...]
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N. Korean missiles ready for military parade

N. Korean missiles ready for military parade

13-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has mobilised a variety of missiles in preparation for a massive military parade later this month to mark the 60th anniversary since the end of the Korean War, a [...]
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Should Obama rescue the US missionary imprisoned in N Korea?

13-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Kenneth Bae thinks Washington should try harder to get him released from a North Korean labour camp. That was the Korean-American missionary’s main message in a video [...]
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Korean War anniversary marked by parade and service

13-Jul-2013 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War has been marked in London with a parade and thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey. The events remembered the 1,000 or so [...]
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