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Samsung’s Lee Summoned in Bribery Probe, Special Prosecutors Say

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co. vice Chair Jay Y. Lee was called for questioning by South Korea’s special prosecutors over allegations that the country’s biggest [...]
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Park’s Downfall Deals Blow to Korea’s Women

Park’s Downfall Deals Blow to Korea’s Women

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Back in 2013, South Korea’s Park Geun-hye smashed through the ultimate glass ceiling, giving women hope their first female president would lead to better gender [...]
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Kerry: ‘More forceful ways’ may be needed with N Korea

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the US may need “more forceful ways” of dealing with North Korea if it develops an intercontinental ballistic missile [...]
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China bans imports of 19 Korean cosmetics

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

China banned imports of 19 Korean cosmetics products amid rising tensions over Korea’s decision to allow the deployment of a US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense [...]
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Japan-S. Korea dispute escalates over ‘comfort women’ statue

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

Japanese and South Korean politicians hurled criticism at each other, further intensifying the diplomatic feud over a “comfort women” statue in front of the [...]
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S. Korea to foster blockchain financial services

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s financial authorities on Tuesday announced a plan to launch a full-scale pilot project this year on blockchain-powered financial services. South Korea, [...]
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Abe debriefs ambassador to Korea

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The-Japan-News | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday debriefed Ambassador to South Korea Yasumasa Nagamine, who had been recalled in protest against the erection of a statue symbolising [...]
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Who is funding N Korea’s nuclear plan?

12-Jan-2017 Intellasia | News24 | 6:00 AM

David Whitten is a great lawyer who represented me in a tough case 15 years ago. He pulled off a miracle in negotiations. I didn’t have the cash to make the miracle [...]
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Opinion: Trump’s sparring with Kim Jong Un puts Canadian interests at risk

Opinion: Trump’s sparring with Kim Jong Un puts Canadian interests at risk

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vancouver Sun | 7:00 AM

US president-elect Donald Trump clearly isn’t willing to remain on the sidelines regarding American policies despite the fact US President Barack Obama still remains in [...]
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Try negotiating for peace with N Korea

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Regarding Charles Krauthammer’s January 6 op-ed on the North Korean nuclear threat, “Cold War relic, present-day threat”: Krauthammer’s suggestion [...]
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US, N Korea Tensions Rise After Missile Test Threat

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Learningenglish | 6:00 AM

North Korea says it could test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) at any time and from anywhere it wants to. The North Korean state news agency KCNA made the [...]
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Fighting for survival on the streets of N Korea

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

As a young child in the capital of North Korea, Sungju Lee lived a pampered life. But by the time he was a teenager, he was starving and fighting for survival in a street [...]
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Ban Ki-moon returns to Korea this week in next chapter of political saga

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Ban Ki-moon, one of the top three contenders for South Korea’s upcoming presidential elections, is due to return to his home country on Thursday, where political [...]
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N Korea threatens to launch ICBM

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Winnipegsun | 6:00 AM

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of – With Donald Trump getting ready to take office as president, North Korea is talking about launching a newly [...]
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Japan, Korea scramble fighter jets after eight Chinese warplanes fly over Korean Strait

11-Jan-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The Chinese aircraft, including six bombers, did not violate Japanese airspace, but flew within South Korea’s air defence identification zone Eight Chinese warplanes [...]
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