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MDA pitches S. Korea office

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Clarionledger | 6:00 AM

The Mississippi Development Authority would like to establish a satellite office in South Korea but is not prepared to detail how the proposal will move from concept to [...]
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UN nuclear assembly urges N Korea to halt any reactor restart

UN nuclear assembly urges N Korea to halt any reactor restart

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Member states of the UN nuclear agency called on North Korea on Friday to halt any move to restart a reactor capable of producing plutonium for bombs, after reports the [...]
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Higher studies: Korea offers scholarships

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Tribune | 6:00 AM

Korean Ambassador Dr Song Jong-hwan said has that the Korean government will provide scholarships to Pakistani students interested in learning Korean language at the higher [...]
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S. Korean advance party heads to N. Korea ahead of family reunions

S. Korean advance party heads to N. Korea ahead of family reunions

23-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

A group of Red Cross officials crossed the border into North Korea Friday to arrange accommodation for South Korean families scheduled to meet with their long-lost relatives [...]
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Study proposes US, China zones in collapsed N. Korea

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States should consider negotiating a separation line with China in a collapsed North Korea, a study said Thursday, warning of catastrophic consequences if Kim [...]
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The boy who grew up in N Korea’s labour camp 14

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Documentary-makers generally tackle torture at a distance. Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing, for instance, introduced us to a charismatic killer from [...]
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Why is Spam a luxury food in Korea?

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The pre-cooked tins of pork meat are the stuff of jokes, lunch boxes, wartime memories and, here in South Korea, a low-key, national love affair. Spam has become a staple of [...]
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Traffic heavily congested on second day of Chuseok holiday

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

With Chuseok day nearing its end many people who headed to their hometowns to visit loved ones are now making their way back to the capital city. That makes the traffic [...]
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Why Korea is building an invisible skyscraper

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Theweek | 6:00 AM

We’re in something of a golden age for skyscrapers. The boxy, stark modernism of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe has long since given way to curves and twists, and the race to [...]
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S. Koreans in N Korea pay respects to ancestors to mark Chuseok

S. Koreans in N Korea pay respects to ancestors to mark Chuseok

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korean workers at the inter-Korean factory park in North Korea’s border city of Kaesong marked the Chuseok holiday away from home Thursday by jointly holding [...]
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Chinese FM ‘confident’ of deal with US on N. Korea

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

In a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry, China’s top diplomat expressed confidence Thursday that the two global powers will produce a fresh deal associated [...]
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UN Receives Evidence About Thai Woman Abducted by N. Korea

21-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Officials from a UN human rights commission on Thursday met with family members of a Thai woman gone missing since allegedly being abducted by North Korean spies in Macau in [...]
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N. Korea nuclear envoy seeks talks without conditions: report

N. Korea nuclear envoy seeks talks without conditions: report

20-Sep-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s chief nuclear envoy appealed for long-stalled talks on its atomic programme to resume “without preconditions” on Wednesday, Korean media said, [...]
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N Korea: Kim Jong-Un Visits Waterpark Site

20-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been pictured inspecting the construction of a waterpark, complete with slides, a wave machine and a restaurant As he toured the Munsu [...]
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N Korea Willing to Work to Resume Nuclear Talks, China Says

20-Sep-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea is willing to work with China to resume six-party talks aimed at curtailing its nuclear programme, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said today. North Korean vice [...]
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