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Over 75pct of S. Koreans support Park’s impeachment

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

More than 75 percent of South Koreans still support the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, despite her offer to cut her term short on the condition that parties agree on [...]
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Here Are the UN’s Harsh New Sanctions on N Korea

Here Are the UN’s Harsh New Sanctions on N Korea

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

The US-drafted resolution hits exports of coal, copper, nickel, silver, zinc – and statues. The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday [...]
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Korean President Park Geun-hye on Brink Amid Scandal

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

Their friendship was forged by an assassin’s bullet and charted an orphaned young woman’s rise to her country’s top office. Now it could bring down a [...]
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The bizarre political scandal bringing down Korea’s president

The bizarre political scandal bringing down Korea’s president

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vox | 7:10 AM

While Americans watch the Twitter-fueled drama surrounding President-elect Donald Trump’s efforts to build his new Cabinet, South Koreans thousands of miles away are [...]
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N Korea ‘continues to invest’ in Nazi-style prison camps

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Newly-released satellite images show that North Korea’s prison camp system, where detainees are subjected to forced labour, torture, starvation, rape and death, may be [...]
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UN further tightens N Korea sanctions

UN further tightens N Korea sanctions

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council voted Wednesday to further tighten sanctions on North Korea following months of diplomatic wrangling over how best to respond to North Korea’s [...]
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S. Korea, US Air Forces Launch Vigilant ACE Exercise

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | KBS | 6:00 AM

The air forces of South Korea and the United States launched their Vigilant ACE exercise on Wednesday to boost their combined operational capabilities. Jointly organised by [...]
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Envoys: Trump Expected to Keep Strong Ties With Korea

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

In less than two months, Donald Trump will be sworn in as president of the United States, and yet he remains tight-lipped about his plans for nuclear-armed North Korea, which [...]
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RFA: N. Korea’s Media Coverage of Rallies in S. Korea May Backfire

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | KBS | 6:00 AM

Radio Free Asia(RFA) says that North Korea’s active media coverage of massive antigovernment rallies in South Korea may backfire and expose North Korean residents to [...]
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Korea’s Online Banking System Is Stuck In 1996

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

“I can’t f***ing stand this s***. I almost threw my brand new computer across the room,” says Seoulite Jeonghyun Kwon, an avid online shopper. “[My [...]
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Superbug with resistance gene mcr-1 detected in Korea

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A new gene that gives germs the ability to resist even the strongest antibiotics has been identified in South Korea. The gene known as mcr-1 was discovered in the course of [...]
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Korea says China is retaliating against its missile-defense system by taking aim at Korean dramas

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

China’s not one to sit by idly when it feels it’s been wronged. So when South Korea agreed to let the US carry out a missile-defense shield in the country, China [...]
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UN Stiffens Sanctions on N Korea, Trying to Slow Its Nuclear March

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

In an effort to tighten sanctions that largely failed to throttle North Korea’s nuclear programme, the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday imposed a cap on [...]
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US, S. Korea carry out joint exercises amid new round of N. Korea sanctions

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

US and South Korean forces have begun large-scale air defense drills, Seoul officials confirmed on Wednesday, as concern over North Korea’s nuclear and missile [...]
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Latest coal export restrictions by UN add teeth to N Korea sanctions

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IBT | 6:00 AM

A North Korean flag is pictured at its embassy in Beijing January 6, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon The UN Security Council has imposed restrictions on North Korea’s [...]
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