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N Korean Defector Overcomes Past to Become Fulbright Scholar

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 7:38 AM

Kim Seong Ryeol says he was aged 10 when he witnessed his first public execution. He recalls it being a monthly event in his North Korean hometown, with police gathering [...]
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Trump says US ‘totally prepared’ for N Korea threats

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 7:38 AM

Even as he took action against a nuclear nonproliferation deal withIran, President Trump on Friday stoked concern over military threats fromNorth Korea, a rival nation that [...]
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New Guam threat as N Korea still weighs powerful hydrogen test over Pacific

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 7:37 AM

Once again,North Koreaon Friday raised the threat to launch a ballistic missile toward the US PacificterritoryofGuam. It still hasn’t followed through on another [...]
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World War 3 READY? USA sends WARSHIP with 7500 sailors to N Korea

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 7:37 AM

THENORTH Koreanuclear crisis has deepened with Donald Trump sending a warship with 7,500 sailors to the peninsula. TheUSAis sending the USS Theodore Roosevelt toSouth Korea, [...]
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Behind bars, Samsung scion Lee sees his wealth top $2 billion

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:26 AM

Jay Y. Lee, the billionaire heir toSouth Korea’s Samsung Group, should find some comfort that its crown jewel Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has reported record profit [...]
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Kim Jong Un builds his own ‘Mar-a-Lago’ as N Korean people starve

Kim Jong Un builds his own ‘Mar-a-Lago’ as N Korean people starve

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 7:02 AM

As he plots the next moves in his rogue nuke and missile programmes, North Korean despot Kim Jong Un is constructing one other immense show of power just down the road from [...]
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Korean court extends detention of ex-president

Korean court extends detention of ex-president

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:59 AM

A South Korean court on Friday extended the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial over broad corruption allegations that led to her removal from office [...]
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N Korea Renews Guam Threat Ahead of Joint Naval Exercise

N Korea Renews Guam Threat Ahead of Joint Naval Exercise

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:58 AM

As theUnited StatesandSouth Koreaprepare for next week’s joint naval exercise, North Korean officials on Friday renewed their threat to launch ballistic missiles [...]
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N Korea may have destabilised nuclear testing grounds, experts say

N Korea may have destabilised nuclear testing grounds, experts say

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:56 AM

Experts studying Friday’s earthquake inNorth Koreasay the rogue nation may have unintentionally destabilised its nuclear test site due to the toll of repeated atomic [...]
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China’s trade with N Korea slumps as nuclear sanctions finally start to bite

China’s trade with N Korea slumps as nuclear sanctions finally start to bite

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:51 AM

China’s trade withNorth Koreafell sharply in September as sanctions finally began to bite, data released by the Chinese government Friday showed. China says it has [...]
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Four other suspects in killing of N Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

Four other suspects in killing of N Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Four suspects charged with two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader were identified for the first time in a Malaysian court on [...]
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UAE terminates N Korean diplomatic mission, ends visas

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Arab Emirates is ending the mission of North Korea’s non-resident ambassador and terminating its own envoy’s services in Pyongyang, its Foreign [...]
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Samsung forecasts a strong quarter on the same day its CEO resigns citing ‘unprecedented crisis’

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Tech Crunch | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics made two announcements today that contrasted starkly with one another in tone. First, it issued an optimistic third-quarter earnings guidance. Then, a few [...]
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Korea says renewed FX swap lines with China, amid signs of easing tensions

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Friday said it has agreed with China to extend a currency swap deal between the countries’ central banks, a decision that points to an easing of [...]
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Republicans Want Trump to Go to War With N Korea Before Kim Jong Un Attacks the US, New Poll Shows

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

An increasingly hostile relationship between the US and North Korea has Americans considering a preemptive strike on the countryand many Republicans are all for it. About 46 [...]
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