Click for Korea, Forecast

Category: KoreaSubscribe via RSS Feed

Navy kicks off exercise to defend western sea border

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The South Korean Navy on Thursday kicked off a three-day maritime exercise to defend the western sea border from possible North Korean provocations, the military said. The [...]
» More

N Korea accuses US of planning precision strike

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s foreign ministry spokesman said he has information on precision strike operations the United States is planning as part of its “blatant war of [...]
» More

India, Japan, S. Korea Talk Joint LNG Buying

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Maritime-Executive | 6:00 AM

Energy-hungry India has restarted talks on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) purchasing alliance with Japan and South Korea and may also include China as Asian demand for the [...]
» More

Korea Holds Sea Drills to Prepare for Pyongyang’s ‘Provocations’

Korea Holds Sea Drills to Prepare for Pyongyang’s ‘Provocations’

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

South Korea is conducting maritime exercises off the western coast to prepare for possible North Korean provocations, the country’s Navy said in a Thursday statement. [...]
» More

N. Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tank

N. Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tank

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea may have produced an additinal six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total arsenal to more than 21 bombs, a US think tank [...]
» More

Korea politicians differ on N Korea policy approach

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

South Korea called on the North to give up its nuclear weapons and put an end to provocations on the 16th anniversary of an inter-Korea summit held in Pyongyang. “The [...]
» More

N Korea may be ‘significantly’ upping its nuclear bomb output

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a US research [...]
» More

THAAD was not issue during S. Korea-Russia talks: official

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The top diplomats of South Korea and Russia barely discussed the controversial issue of deploying an advanced US missile defense system on Korean soil during their talks [...]
» More

Korea Announces New Capital-Control Regulations

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Seoul to buffer markets against shocks from US tightening South Korea’s financial authorities announced a new set of capital-control regulations to buffer its financial [...]
» More

Korea Tells Banks to Hold Liquid Dollar Assets on Outflow Risks

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea will require banks to hold an adequate amount of liquid foreign-currency assets as a buffer against capital outflows during external shocks. Starting in 2017, [...]
» More

Korea Wins Temporary Relief After MSCI Delays China Inclusion

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea won a reprieve from MSCI Inc.’s decision to keep China’s domestic equities out of its benchmark gauges. The index compiler rebuffed A shares for a [...]
» More

S. Korea says its FTA with Colombia to enter into force next month

17-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Wednesday that its free trade agreement with Colombia will take effect next month, a move expected to further boost bilateral trade. Colombia informed South [...]
» More

Report: N. Korea ‘significantly increasing’ its nuclear capabilities

16-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

North Korea may have as many as 21 nuclear weapons and is “significantly increasing” its capabilities, a Washington-based think tank says. The findings show [...]
» More

China bans export of more dual-use goods to N Korea

16-Jun-2016 Intellasia | DNA India | 6:00 AM

China’s Ministry of Commerce released a list of goods banned for export to North Korea on Tuesday, saying the items could be used to build weapons of mass destruction. [...]
» More

N. Korea prepares for cyberattacks on S. Korea from Africa: ex-N.K. diplomat

16-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

North Korea is preparing for terrorist cyberattacks on South Korea from an African location in yet another attempt to launch acts of cyberterrorism, a former North Korean [...]
» More