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Australian police force accidentally shares plan to arrest ‘N Korean agent’ on social media

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Australia’s Federal Police says it accidentally live streamed plans to arrest a suspected North Korean agent while testing a new piece of equipment. Details of the [...]
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Korean cryptocurrency exchange to file for bankruptcy after hacking

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange said on Tuesday it is shutting down and is filing for bankruptcy after it was hacked for the second time this year, highlighting [...]
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Cyberattack brings a cryptocurrency exchange to its knees

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

South Korea-based Youbit, a cryptocurrency exchange, was hacked on Tuesday. 17 percent of its digital holdings were stolen, causing the exchange to file for bankruptcy. A [...]
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Korea financial regulator says ‘virtual currencies’ are not currencies

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service said on Tuesday it does not consider bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to be currencies of any kind and would not seek to [...]
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US-N Korea tensions ratchet up over Wanna Cry attack

US-N Korea tensions ratchet up over Wanna Cry attack

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Tensions between the Trump administration and North Korea ratcheted up further on Tuesday after the US publicly blamed Pyongyang for a global cyberattack that crippled [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un Was Unusually Alone in Paying Tribute to His Late Father

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un appeared to make a lonely visit to the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang at the weekend to pay tribute to his father, Kim Jong [...]
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Trump: US has ‘no choice’ but to deal with N Korea arms challenge

Trump: US has ‘no choice’ but to deal with N Korea arms challenge

20-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:22 AM

President Donald Trump unveiled a new national security strategy on Monday, calling forPakistanto take decisive action against terrorism and sayingWashingtonhad to deal with [...]
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A Tillerson Slip Offers a Peek Into Secret Planning on N Korea

A Tillerson Slip Offers a Peek Into Secret Planning on N Korea

20-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 7:17 AM

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson let slip last week a few tantalising details about one of the nation’s most secret military contingency plans: how theUnited [...]
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US declares N. Korea led huge WannaCry cyberattack

US declares N. Korea led huge WannaCry cyberattack

20-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 7:13 AM

TheUnited Statesofficially accusedNorth Korealate Monday of carrying out the massive WannaCry attack that infected some 300,000 computers in 150 countries earlier this year. [...]
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Party of ousted leader Park should reform: The Korea Herald

Party of ousted leader Park should reform: The Korea Herald

20-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 7:12 AM

In its editorial notes on December 19, the paper says it is vital for the opposition Liberty Korea Party to revamp the way it operates to be able to win next year’s [...]
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Japan minister says agrees with Korea that China’s role vital on N Korea

Japan minister says agrees with Korea that China’s role vital on N Korea

20-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:10 AM

JapanandSouth Koreaagreed on Tuesday on the importance ofChina’s role in dealing with the threat fromNorth Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes, Japanese [...]
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N Koreans mark 6th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death

N Koreans mark 6th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | News Week | 8:14 AM

The United States Military has conducted joint training operations with South Korean forces to practice removing nuclear weapons from North Korea in the event of war, [...]
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Fears N Korea could launch another missile as mourners mark sixth anniversary of Kim Jong-il’s death

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Sun | 6:00 AM

Thousands were seen bowing simultaneously while military officials saluted the statue of the former ‘Glorious’ leader, still seen as a demigod in the rogue state [...]
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N Korea threat on agenda when Korean foreign minister visits Japan

N Korea threat on agenda when Korean foreign minister visits Japan

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s foreign minister will visit Japan this week to meet her Japanese counterpart, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, with Seoul and Tokyo seeking to boost [...]
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While We Talk Nuclear Weapons, N Koreans Go Hungry

19-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

One cool morning last April in Pyongyang, North Korea, I watched a woman squat over a patch of grass along the Daedong River. A large handkerchief covering her head was [...]
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