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S. Korea, Japan hold first security talks for 5 years

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Japan on Tuesday held their first high-level security talks in more than five years despite simmering tensions over territorial and historical disputes. The [...]
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This may be the 2nd-most powerful man in N Korea

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

Who is he? Vice Marshal Hwang Pyong-so is the director of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) general Political Department (GPD) and was recently confirmed as a standing [...]
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S. Korea withdraws diplomats from Libya

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s foreign ministry said Tuesday that it has pulled its diplomats out of Tripoli following a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State group on its embassy [...]
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Adultery site back in business in S Korea with vengeance

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The global adultery hook-up site Ashley Madison on Tuesday dubbed further efforts to ban it from South Korea as “futile” as customers greeted its return to the [...]
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S. Korea’s jobless rate drops to 4 pct in March

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s jobless rate fell in March from a month earlier as more people were hired in the manufacturing and service sectors, a government report said Wednesday. [...]
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S. Korean firms’ earnings growth forecast to accelerate

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s listed firms were expected to post weak sales, but their operating profit will sharply improve this year thanks to lower oil prices and restructuring [...]
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The birth of the insecure class in Korea

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Eastasia Forum | 6:00 AM

The South Korean economy advertises its international prowess through the popularity of global brand name products from Samsung Galaxy phones to the Hyundai Sonata. Hidden [...]
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Korea moves Libya embassy staff to Tunisia after attack

16-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea has temporarily relocated its Tripoli embassy staff to Tunisia, following an attack by gunmen this week that killed two local security guards, the foreign [...]
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Asiana A320 Skids After Landing at Hiroshima, Japan; 23 Hurt

Asiana A320 Skids After Landing at Hiroshima, Japan; 23 Hurt

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | NBC News | 10:37 AM

 Twenty passengers were taken to hospital Tuesday after an Asiana jet skidded off the runway and spun around while landing at Japan’s Hiroshima Airport, officials [...]
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Former US envoy for NKorea nominated to post in Thailand

Former US envoy for NKorea nominated to post in Thailand

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama has nominated a former US envoy for North Korea policy, Glyn Davies, as ambassador to Thailand. The White House announced the nomination Monday. The [...]
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Iran nuke deal parallels Bill Clinton’s failed N. Korea strategy

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | WND | 6:00 AM

Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it, goes the time-honored saying. That wisdom does not bode well for President Obama’s nuclear deal with [...]
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S. Korea opens bidding for aerial tanker project

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Tuesday announced the start of the official bidding for a refuelling aerial tanker project worth 1.48 trillion won (US$1.26 billion), with three foreign major [...]
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Ashley Madison hails S. Korea’s abolishment of anti-adultery law

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A Canada-based website facilitating extramarital affairs on Tuesday welcomed South Korea’s recent decision to repeal the decades-old anti-adultery law, casting a rosy [...]
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Korea lifts travel ban on Japanese journalist

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea lifted a travel ban Tuesday on a Japanese journalist, who is on trial for allegedly defaming President Park Geun-Hye, allowing him to see his ailing mother at [...]
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N Korea first lady appears in public for first time this year

N Korea first lady appears in public for first time this year

15-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s first lady has appeared in public for the first time this year as part of celebrations marking the birthday of the country’s founding leader Kim [...]
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