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Korea election goes one-on-one

Korea election goes one-on-one

26-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:55 AM

The sudden withdrawal of software mogul Ahn Cheol-Soo means South Korea’s presidential race now begins in earnest, with voters facing a straightforward and familiar [...]
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Boozing it up in Korea

Boozing it up in Korea

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | The Economist | 7:01 AM

THEIR cuisine is one of the world’s most exciting. South Korean diners would not tolerate bland kimchi (cabbage pickled in garlic and chili) or sannakji (fresh chopped [...]
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US Detects N Korea missile-test preparations, Asahi says

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

The US told Japan and South Korea it detected preparations indicating North Korea could be preparing to test long-range ballistic missile as early as this month, the Asahi [...]
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N Korea threatens Korea ahead of attack anniversary

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Latimes | 7:01 AM

Nearly two years after North Korea bombarded a South Korean island with deadly fire, it threatened Wednesday to strike again as South Korea plans military drills and memorial [...]
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Korea says IEA wants its nuclear sector to be more transparent

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Yahoo! News | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The International Energy Agency (IEA) wants South Korea to bring more transparency to its nuclear power sector and strengthen the independence of regulators to increase trust [...]
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Lone Star begins arbitration with Korea

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

Lone Star Funds has begun arbitration with the South Korean government over an eight-year long disputed sale process involving the private-equity company’s stake in [...]
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Won erases gains as Korea says fluctuations are excessive

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s won fell for a second day after deputy Finance minister Choi Jong Ku said action needs to be taken to curb “excessive” fluctuations in the [...]
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Korean bus drivers set for nationwide strike

Korean bus drivers set for nationwide strike

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Millions of South Koreans face commuter chaos Thursday with bus drivers set to launch a national strike to protest against a bill recognising taxis as public transport. Some [...]
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Korea household debt rises to record 937.5t won

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s household debt rose to a record in the third quarter as borrowing increased to finance homes and consumption. Household credit, the sum of home loans and [...]
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Korea end-Q3 household credit growth falls to 3-yr low

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Annual growth in South Korea’s household credit cooled for a fifth consecutive quarter to its slowest rate in more than three years at the end of September due to a [...]
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N Korea warns will shell island if South holds drill

N Korea warns will shell island if South holds drill

22-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:53 AM

North Korean forces have warned that they will shell a border island ifSouth Koreaholds a military drill there as planned, the North’s state news agency KCNA said [...]
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Korea needs to scrutinise won volatility- finance minister

22-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea needs to scrutinise the won’s recent volatility and will take action to stabilise the exchange rate if necessary, Finance minister Bahk Jae-wan said on [...]
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Korean won climbs to 14-month high on Greece support; bonds drop

22-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s won rose to a 14-month high on speculation European finance ministers will find a way to help Greece finance its budget deficit and stem the [...]
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Korea ruling party protests over leader painting

22-Nov-2012 Intellasia | BBC | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s ruling party has demanded an apology from a well-known painter over a satirical painting of its presidential candidate giving birth to her father. Artist [...]
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Korea readies for delayed rocket launch

Korea readies for delayed rocket launch

22-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea is set to go ahead next week with a delayed rocket launch as it aims to join the elite club of nations capable of putting a satellite into orbit, an official said [...]
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