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Samsung to invest $380 mn, add almost 1,000 jobs in US

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Samsung plans to invest $380 million and hire nearly 1,000 workers for a new plant in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, the company announced Wednesday. Samsung [...]
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The Latest: SKorean leader starts visit with Marine tribute

The Latest: SKorean leader starts visit with Marine tribute

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the US visit of South Korea’s president (all times local): 5:00 p.m. South Korea’s president has begun a US visit with an emotional tribute to [...]
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Trump to Press Trade Deficits in Autos, Steel With Korea’s Moon

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump plans to press South Korean President Moon Jae-In on trade imbalances, particularly in autos and steel, when the two leaders meet this week, [...]
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N Korea Calls for Execution of Former Korea President and Aide

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea issued standing orders on Wednesday for the “miserable dog’s death” execution of South Korea’s imprisoned former president and her spy [...]
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China could drive the agenda when Trump meets with Korean President Moon

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China will be a major factor in conversations between President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in when they meet this week and attempt to unify against [...]
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US and Japanese fighters are reportedly getting missiles ideal for striking N Korea

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

US F-16s in South Korea and Japanese F-35s are both set to get long-range missiles that are ideal for striking North Korean mobile missile launchers. The US Air Force in [...]
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America’s New Problem? Russia Wants to Solve the N Korea Crisis

30-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Russia has drafted its own plans to solve the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, raising concerns in the US as to whether Moscow’s intervention could upset [...]
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South Korean president arrives in Washington

South Korean president arrives in Washington

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 2:19 PM

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In arrived in Washington on his first overseas trip since taking office, for planned talks with his US counterpart Donald Trump. Moon, [...]
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Trump turns up pressure on China amid N. Korea concerns

Trump turns up pressure on China amid N. Korea concerns

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The once-budding bromance between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping seems to have cooled considerably after Beijing failed to rein in North Korea’s [...]
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Korea escalating weapons buildup near N Korea maritime border

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

South Korea has either deployed or is in the process of deploying a range of weapon systems in the Yellow Sea, near the North Korea maritime border. On the 15th anniversary [...]
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Scrapping Korea pact would be rash mistakeUS trade lobby

Scrapping Korea pact would be rash mistakeUS trade lobby

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Scrapping the US-South Korean trade agreement would be a rash mistake, the US Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday, ahead of a first meeting this week between US President [...]
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Korean cars recalled in China as row hits sales

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities have announced the recall of more than 44,000 South Korean-branded vehicles over “potential safety risks”, in another setback for the [...]
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N. Korea conducts rocket engine test: report

N. Korea conducts rocket engine test: report

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea recently tested a small rocket engine, a monitoring group said Wednesday, after a US official had reportedly suggested the test could be a step to develop an [...]
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Korea Enlists Chaebol Execs to Disarm Trump Trade Threat

Korea Enlists Chaebol Execs to Disarm Trump Trade Threat

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and started renegotiation of the North American Free Trade [...]
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Donald Trump considering China sanctions over N Korea, say officials

29-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Inaction over Pyongyang and trade war thought to have prompted the US president to look at options including tariffs on steel imports US president Donald Trump is growing [...]
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