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Koreans eyeing Iron Dome after seeing wartime success

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Haaretz | 6:00 AM

South Korea interested in buying the short-range missile interceptor, according to its manufacturer, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. South Korea is interested in buying the [...]
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Korean firms suspend work on Libyan power plant

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

South Korea groups Hyundai and Doosan have suspended construction of a 1,400-megawatt Libyan power plant in the town of Sirte because of security concerns, the plant’s [...]
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Korea takes fancy to Iron Dome

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | I24news | 6:00 AM

Rocket interceptor’s triumphant performance during Protective Edge sparked considerable interst from abroad South Korea is reported to be showing interested in [...]
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(Yonhap Interview) Ex-US nuclear negotiator calls for dialogue with N. Korea

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The United States should open dialogue with North Korea because ignoring the communist regime would only make the already bad situation worse, a former top American nuclear [...]
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N Korea Threatens To Attack US With Nuclear Power Over Continuing Military Drills With Korea

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea reiterated Friday its threat to attack the US with nuclear force, should the country believe joint military exercises by the US and South Korea put [...]
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Korea’s Hyundai, Doosan suspend work on Libyan power plant

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea groups Hyundai and Doosan have suspended construction of a 1,400 megawatt Libyan power plant in the town of Sirte because of security concerns, the plant managing [...]
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Hallyu boom aids Korean companies in Indonesia

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

Hallyu, the Korean Wave triggered by the popularity of South Korean soap operas, has driven a rise in pop culture-related exports across Asia. But it is also helping Korean [...]
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S. Korea: Catholicism’s unlikely Asian pillar

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When Pope Francis visits South Korea this week, he will find a thriving Catholic community with a social and political influence that belies its minority status in one of [...]
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N Korea Drops Kim Il-sung from New Banknotes

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s new 5,000 banknotes no longer feature a picture of nation founder and demigod Kim Il-sung. But the new note shows Kim’s childhood home in [...]
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S. Korea to offer $13 million in aid to N. Korea

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Monday it will provide North Korea with $13.3 million in humanitarian aid, in another show of its resolve to separate inter-Korean military tensions from [...]
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Korean Building Projects in Iraq Hang in Balance

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

Korean builders face serious disruptions to their construction projects in Iraq because of US air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) insurgents and [...]
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2 Colombians lauded for ties with Korea

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Ambassador Tito Saul Pinilla gave posthumous citations to two Colombians – Gen. Alavaro Valencia Tovar and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez – for their [...]
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Korea eyeing Israeli rocket interceptor – manufacturer

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea is interested in buying the Israeli short-range rocket interceptor Iron Dome, its manufacturer said on Sunday. Iron Dome, which uses guided missiles to shoot down [...]
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N Korea’s nuclear weapons aimed at avert US hostility

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

Staying with the developments out of that Asean forum North Korea’s Foreign minister says his country’s nuclear weapons programme is a “deterrence” [...]
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Asia’s biggest security forum urges N Korea to disarm

12-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea was called upon Sunday by a large majority of foreign ministers who attended Asia’s largest security forum to immediately abandon its nuclear arms and [...]
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