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N Korea offers to send leader’s sister to event in the South

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has offered to send leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister to a South Korean event planned for early next year, an organiser said on Thursday, which would be [...]
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N Korea Has Room For Only One Jong-un

N Korea Has Room For Only One Jong-un

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Plenty is off limits to North Koreans. Televisions that receive anything other than government broadcasts. Travelling outside their hometowns without official permission. And [...]
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Korea is forced to take its malignant neighbour seriously

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Gulf News | 6:00 AM

We are not demonising the North. We are simply telling the truth,” said the senior South Korean official as he defended the incongruity of his government’s policy [...]
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How did N Korea take control of Sony Picture’s servers?

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Verge | 6:00 AM

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Sony Pictures was attacked by North Korea. The studio is still holding off on its official announcement, but by now it seems clear that the [...]
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Sony investigators find links to N Korea in hack probe

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hackers used tools in a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that were based on ones used in similar attacks conducted against South Korea by North Korea, [...]
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Alibaba Eclipsing Hyundai Threatens Korea Dollar Bonds

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s offshore bond market has been eclipsed by China in sales volume and investor appeal after yield premiums slumped to a seven-year low. Korea’s share [...]
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11 More Bodies Recovered Near Sunken SKorean Ship

11 More Bodies Recovered Near Sunken SKorean Ship

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Fishermen recovered 11 more bodies from the western Bering Sea Wednesday near where a South Korean fishing ship sank earlier this week. The bodies appear to be from the ship [...]
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N Korea directive reveals apparent ban on sharing Kim Jong-un’s name

N Korea directive reveals apparent ban on sharing Kim Jong-un’s name

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Officials ordered to make citizens named after leader change their names, according to document obtained by South Korean TV A year before North Korean leader Kim Jong-un came [...]
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Samsung mobile executives to leave after profit slide: source

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Three deputies to the head of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s mobile division are leaving, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday, as the world’s [...]
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N Korea surfaces in Sony investigators’ probe into hack

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cyber investigators looking for the culprits of a devastating hack into Sony Pictures Entertainment have found some links to North Korea – hacking tools similar to [...]
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Fears Rise for Over 50 Missing From S. Korean Ship

Fears Rise for Over 50 Missing From S. Korean Ship

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean officials expressed fear Tuesday of a huge death toll after rescuers failed to find any of the more than 50 fishermen missing after their ship sank amid high [...]
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Japan And Korea Need To Come To Economic Terms

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

The first face-to-face meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing is an [...]
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N Korea’s Cyberwar Army

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Hereandnow | 6:00 AM

The FBI is warning businesses to be on the lookout for new disruptive malware, following a massive hacking attack at Sony Pictures. The attack disabled Sony’s internal [...]
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Thanksgiving deals shift S. Korea shopping habits

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea does not celebrate Thanksgiving, but the hot deals at US online retailers during the holiday season are changing the shopping habits of South Koreans who are [...]
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Defector: Why balloons stand no chance of changing N Korea

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

Foreigners expecting anti-government leaflets to stimulate regime change misunderstand the realities of North Korea Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving [...]
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