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Army IDs soldier who died in Korea

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Armytimes | 6:00 AM

A soldier from 2nd Infantry Division died Wednesday at Camp Hovey, South Korea, officials said. Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Perry, 35, was assigned to 1st Brigade Special Troops [...]
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N Korea Has 20 Nuclear Warheads, Say Chinese Experts

N Korea Has 20 Nuclear Warheads, Say Chinese Experts

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

North Korea may already have 20 nuclear warheads and up to 20 more by next year, according to estimates by China’s nuclear experts, the Wall Street Journal reported on [...]
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US-Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?

US-Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A recent public opinion report by the Asan Institute for Policy Studies reinforces the view that South Korean society is becoming increasingly pragmatic. The report, [...]
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Activists Say Both N Korea and Korea Approve Women’s Peace Walk

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

Organisers of a women’s international peace walk across the Korean Peninsula’s heavily mined Demilitarised Zone next month said Friday that the governments of [...]
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N Korea blasts US-Korea military exercise Foal Eagle

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s state-controlled media outlet said Friday that unless South Korea provides the right kind of atmosphere for bilateral dialogue, Seoul should not [...]
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Kenyan headed for Korea accidentally traveled to N Korea

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

An indigenous Kenyan cow herder registered to attend a UN biodiversity conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea, said he was detained in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, [...]
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Self-described patriot gets probation for doing business with N Korea

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Suntimes | 6:00 AM

After professing to a judge that he loves America, a 39-year-old immigrant from Taiwan was sentenced Friday to probation for helping his father supply North Korea with [...]
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Northern Ireland Nobel Peace Prize Winner Mairead Maguire to join peacemaker women in Korea ‘Walk for Peace’

27-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Belfasttelegraph | 6:00 AM

A Northern Ireland Nobel Peace Prize winner is one of thirty female peacemakers from twelve countries hoping to walk across the demilitarised zone that separates North and [...]
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Hyundai may boost SUV capacity in US, China after profit dips

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor may boost production of sport utility vehicles in the United States and China after reporting profits fell again, squeezed by the cost of [...]
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Korea GDP data add strength to calls for further stimulus

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s economy grew at the slowest rate in two years, further fuelling calls for additional stimulus measures to boost the economy. Gross domestic product grew a [...]
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Korea, US wrap up annual military drills

Korea, US wrap up annual military drills

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States on Friday wrapped up annual joint military exercises that always raise tensions with North Korea, which views them as provocative rehearsals [...]
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Home prices in S. Korea keep rising in April: data

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Housing prices in South Korea seem to be on a sustained recovery path, data showed Friday, reflecting growing demand for home purchases amid eased lending circumstances. [...]
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Samsung to plough $9 billion more into Korea chip plant: MoneyToday

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is set to spend at least another 10 trillion won ($9.2 billion) to boost capacity at a new South Korean chip plant, a 64 percent increase over [...]
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Inside China: Kim Jong-un of N Korea stirs controversy over name of mountain

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

The story Monday of North Korea’s obese leader, Kim Jong-un, scaling a 9,000-foot mountain – in leather shoes and neat dress coat, on a pair of legs that had [...]
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Won hits 7-year-high against yen

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

The won touched the highest level against the Japanese yen in seven years and two months Thursday, adding to concerns over its effect on exports. The Korean currency extended [...]
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