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Korea fortifies shelters on islands near N Korea

10-May-2011 Intellasia | Channel News Asia | 7:01 AM

South Korea is spending millions of dollars to fortify shelters on five frontline islands near its tense sea border with North Korea in case of any future attacks, an [...]
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Korea savings banks plan 1t won safety net – report

09-May-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s troubled savings banks plans to create a safety net worth 1 trillion won ($924.4 billion) to cope with a possible rush of withdrawals, a local newspaper [...]
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Korea Electric rises most in two years on report of possible tariff rise

07-May-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Korea Electric Power Corp. (015760) advanced the most in two years in Seoul trading after Yonhap News reported South Korea may raise power prices in July. The supplier of [...]
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Korea Zinc falls in Seoul trading after metals plunge

07-May-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Korea Zinc Co., which also produces gold and silver, dropped the most in more than two years in Seoul trading following declines in precious metal prices. The Seoul-based [...]
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Carter held ‘confrontational’ talks in N Korea

Carter held ‘confrontational’ talks in N Korea

07-May-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Former US President Jimmy Carter has described his meeting last week with a top North Korean official as “negative and confrontational” and marked by condemnation [...]
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Korea ratifies EU free trade deal

Korea ratifies EU free trade deal

07-May-2011 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s ruling party rammed the country’s free trade agreement with the European Union through parliament amid an opposition boycott in a result that shifts [...]
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Korea KDB to bid for Woori Fin -report

06-May-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s state-run KDB Financial Group has decided to bid for the government’s stalled $6 billion stake sale in Woori Finance Holdings, local media reported [...]
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Baucus will back Korea trade deal as US seeks beef talks

06-May-2011 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus said he will support a pending free-trade agreement with South Korea after the Obama administration said it will pursue talks with [...]
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S Korea blames North for cyberattack

05-May-2011 Intellasia | OfficialWire.com | 5:02 PM

An official investigation in South Korea put the blame squarely on North Korea for launching a cyberattack last month that focused on the Nonghyup Bank. The cyberattack on [...]
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Korea police probe Google over location data collection

05-May-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Google Inc’s (GOOG.O) Seoul office was raided on Tuesday on suspicion its mobile advertising unit AdMob had illegally collected location data without consent, South [...]
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Korea says N Korea staged bank cyber-attack

05-May-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

North Korea was behind a cyber-attack that paralysed operations at one of South Korea’s largest banks last month, prosecutors in Seoul said Tuesday. The North brought [...]
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N Korea holding 200,000 political prisoners: Amnesty

05-May-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

North Korea is holding around 200,000 people in huge political prison camps where inmates are forced to work in conditions approaching slavery and are often tortured, Amnesty [...]
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Korea stages live-fire border drill

05-May-2011 Intellasia | Global Times | 7:01 AM

South Korea conducted live-fire artillery exercises on Tuesday on two frontline islands near the tense border with North Korea, including one that was hit by a deadly barrage [...]
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Prosecutors: N Korea hacked bank files

04-May-2011 Intellasia | OfficialWire.com | 5:09 PM

The North Korean intelligence agency was behind the cyberattack on a South Korean bank’s computer system last month, South Korean prosecutors said Tuesday. Prosecutors [...]
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Korea buys Noble Group stake to partner in infrastructure

04-May-2011 Intellasia | The Edge Singapore | 7:01 AM

Korea Investment Corp., South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund, took a minority stake in Hong Kong-based commodity supplier Noble Group as the two said they seek to [...]
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