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US, Korea say path open for North

US, Korea say path open for North

16-Jun-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The United States and South Korea called Thursday on North Korea to end “provocative behavior,” but Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said young leader Kim [...]
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China boycotts religious event over Tibet presence

China boycotts religious event over Tibet presence

15-Jun-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Chinese delegates taking part in a religious event in South Korea abruptly flew home on Wednesday in an apparent protest against Tibetan participation, organisers said. The [...]
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Korean embassy in India hit by property rental scam

15-Jun-2012 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 7:01 AM

The South Korean embassy in New Delhi has been hit by a property rental scam, and is facing losses of 120 million won (US$102,739), embassy officials said Thursday. The [...]
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Lee urges Japan to make concessions on non-tariff barriers in FTA talks

15-Jun-2012 Intellasia | yonhapnews | 7:01 AM

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Wednesday Japan should make concessions on non-tariff barriers to trade if it wants to see progress in stalled negotiations to forge [...]
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Raw, gritty film takes on Korea’s powerful chaebol

15-Jun-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

A wealthy and powerful company chair swings open the steel door of his family bank vault, revealing tottering heaps of money to the dazzled eyes of his male secretary. From [...]
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Joint naval exercise to be held by Japan, United States, Korea

15-Jun-2012 Intellasia | Japandailypress.com | 7:01 AM

The United States’ Department of Defense announced on Wednesday that they, along with Japan and South Korea, would be holding naval exercises later this month. On June [...]
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N Koreans suffer chronic food shortages: UN

N Koreans suffer chronic food shortages: UN

14-Jun-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Millions of North Koreans suffer chronic food shortages and dire health care, leaving one in three young children stunted, but there are no signs of reform to spur economic [...]
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Korea jobless rate declines to four-month low of 3.2pct

Korea jobless rate declines to four-month low of 3.2pct

14-Jun-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s unemployment rate fell to a four-month low last month as hiring in the service sector continued to increase. The jobless rate was at 3.2 percent, compared [...]
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China shipped missile vehicles to N Korea: report

China shipped missile vehicles to N Korea: report

14-Jun-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

China shipped missile launch vehicles to North Korea last year in breach of UN resolutions, but was never rebuked because the US did not want to embarrass Beijing, a Japanese [...]
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US to boost military capacity in Korea

14-Jun-2012 Intellasia | Voa News | 7:01 AM

The top commander of US forces in South Korea is seeking more attack helicopters, intelligence aircraft, and a strengthened missile defense system as part of what he says is [...]
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Korea’s growth potential at upper 3 pct range in 2012: BOK chief

14-Jun-2012 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s growth potential for this year falls in the upper 3 percent range this year despite a slowdown in the global economy, the head of the country’s [...]
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Ruling party likely to probe Lee land deal

14-Jun-2012 Intellasia | yonhap Nnews | 7:01 AM

The ruling Saenuri Party is likely to seek an independent counsel investigation into lingering suspicions involving a now-defunct project to build a retirement home for [...]
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US calls on N Korea to end ‘provocative’ tone

US calls on N Korea to end ‘provocative’ tone

13-Jun-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The United States called Monday on North Korea to end all “provocative” statements after the communist state lashed out at neighbouring South Korea as it denied [...]
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Korea warns of retaliation against N Korea command

Korea warns of retaliation against N Korea command

13-Jun-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s military warned on Monday it would immediately retaliate against North Korea’s “core command forces” for any attack, after a series of [...]
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Korea’s JoongAng hit by major cyber attack

Korea’s JoongAng hit by major cyber attack

12-Jun-2012 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 7:01 AM

The JoongAng Ilbo’s Internet news site and its database server were hacked Saturday evening, prompting the police to begin an investigation. Following the cyberattack, [...]
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