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Korea manufacturer confidence rises to 8-month high on global demand

28-Apr-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korean manufacturers’ confidence advanced to the highest level in eight months as rising global demand helps exporters offset higher production costs and the [...]
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Korea economy picks up pace

28-Apr-2011 Intellasia | BBC News | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s economy grew at a better-than-expected pace in the first three months of the year the latest government data shows. The country’s gross domestic [...]
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Korea to cut bank FX derivatives limit by a fifth-sources

Korea to cut bank FX derivatives limit by a fifth-sources

28-Apr-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea will likely trim the ceilings on banks’ foreign exchange derivatives positions by at least one-fifth “as widely expected” after an inspection of [...]
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Korea’s growth speeds up in first quarter

Korea’s growth speeds up in first quarter

28-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s economic growth speeded up in the first quarter due to strong exports and improving domestic demand, fuelling inflationary pressure, central bank figures [...]
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Aussie PM tough on restarting Korean talks

27-Apr-2011 Intellasia | OfficialWire.com | 4:49 PM

Australia’s prime minister said North Korea must be ready to compromise on military issues, including its nuclear program, or there’s no point in restarting [...]
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Korea probes Apple about tracking feature

Korea probes Apple about tracking feature

27-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s telecoms regulator said Monday it had launched an inquiry into Apple to see whether the US giant’s collection of location data from its iPhone and [...]
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Korea, Australia set to finalise bilateral FTA

26-Apr-2011 Intellasia | OfficialWire.com | 10:17 PM

South Korea and Australia have agreed to come up with a free trade agreement before this year ends. Seoul’s Lee Myung Bak and Prime Minister Julia Gillard ‘looked [...]
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Jimmy Carter in Beijing for N Korea visit

Jimmy Carter in Beijing for N Korea visit

26-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

A group of former statesmen led by ex-US president Jimmy Carter on Sunday said they were in Beijing on the way to North Korea in a visit aimed at easing tension on the Korean [...]
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Seoul sites rockets near N Korea border: Reports

Seoul sites rockets near N Korea border: Reports

26-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea has deployed rockets on two islands near its tense Yellow Sea border with North Korea to guard against possible attacks, reports said. The Chosun Ilbo newspaper, [...]
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Jimmy Carter, other former leaders to visit N Korea

26-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Ex-US President Jimmy Carter and three other former leaders arrived in Beijing on Sunday en route to North Korea to discuss the revival of nuclear disarmament talks. Carter [...]
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On army anniversary, N Korea threat to destroy US

On army anniversary, N Korea threat to destroy US

26-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

South Korea – North Korea has again threatened to destroy the United States and South Korea. The communist North issued its latest war rhetoric on the eve of its [...]
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Posco posts sharp drop in Q1 net profit

Posco posts sharp drop in Q1 net profit

25-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:43 AM

South Korea’s top steelmaker Posco said on Friday that first-quarter net profit dropped by a third because of increased costs of raw materials and freezes in domestic [...]
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Samsung sues Apple for infringement

25-Apr-2011 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:43 AM

Samsung Electronics has shot back with a tit-for-tat lawsuit against Apple, exactly a week after the US company sued South Korea’s biggest company by sales for [...]
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N Korea steps up threats on anti-regime leaflets

N Korea steps up threats on anti-regime leaflets

25-Apr-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:43 AM

North Korea’s military on Friday stepped up threats against the launching of leaflets from South Korea that criticise its regime, vowing to open fire at any place at [...]
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Korea to inspect forex deals to check won’s rise

Korea to inspect forex deals to check won’s rise

23-Apr-2011 Intellasia | ÀP | 7:01 AM

South Korean officials trying to check the local currency’s rise will inspect foreign exchange transactions at banks to see whether they comply with rules on [...]
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