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US vulnerable to N Korean nuke attack

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | WND | 6:00 AM

The US anti-missile nuclear defense system established to defend against a North Korean missile attack is plagued with technical flaws that make it inadequate, a new US [...]
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Korea to track cellphones to prevent MERS spread; 5th person dies

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities will track the cellphones of hundreds of people under quarantine to prevent the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and reported a [...]
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The underground Christian network smuggling refugees out of N Korea

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

If such a thing as a normal childhood can be had in North Korea, Joseph Kim had it. He lived with his father, mother and older sister in Hoeryong, a city that benefits from [...]
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Korea concerned about MERS’ impact on economy, ready to act – fin min

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government on Monday said it is ready to take swift measures to counter the negative effects on its economy from an outbreak of a deadly respiratory disease, [...]
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UPDATE 1-Korea axes four coal plants, plans two new nuclear units

09-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea has axed plans to build four coal-fired power plants and will boost its nuclear reactor fleet by two more units, as it looks to increase the share of nuclear and [...]
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Korea reports nine new MERS cases, one recovers and leaves hospital

Korea reports nine new MERS cases, one recovers and leaves hospital

08-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s health ministry reported on Saturday nine more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) raising the total to 50 but said one patient had recovered [...]
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Korea MERS outbreak heightens pressure for rate cuts

08-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An outbreak of a deadly respiratory disease in South Korea could hurt consumer spending and tourism and is ramping up the pressure on the nation’s central bank to cut [...]
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Korea to grow in low 3pct range this year: Choi

08-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top economic policymaker said Friday that the country’s economy will likely grow just over 3 percent this year due to some trouble in exports. At a [...]
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Next Up: Nuclear Talks With N Korea?

08-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Beyond the sound and fury of the Iran nuclear talks lies a big follow-up question: What, if anything, does President Obama propose to do during his final stretch in office [...]
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N Korea News: Replacement Named For Defense minister Executed For Treason By Anti-aircraft Weapon

08-Jun-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea may have selected a new defense minister following the presumed execution of former office holder Hyon Yong Chol, according to a new report Friday. Analysts [...]
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Tesco hires HSBC to explore sale of $6 billion Korea arm: sources

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Troubled British retailer Tesco (TSCO.L) has hired HSBC (HSBA.L) to explore a sale of its South Korean operations, valued at about $6 billion, people familiar with the matter [...]
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N. Korea developing new satellite, defends space programme

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean space agency officials say the country is developing a more advanced Earth observation satellite and are defending their right to conduct rocket launches [...]
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Seoul mayor declares ‘war’ on MERS after fourth death

Seoul mayor declares ‘war’ on MERS after fourth death

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea reported on Friday a fourth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), as an infected doctor fuelled fears of a fresh surge in cases and prompted [...]
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Kim Jong Un Purge Of N Korea Leadership Tests Loyalty Of The Public

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Amid military leadership purges, threats of food shortages and nuclear threats, Kim Jong Un is reportedly starting to lose the loyalty of his country’s public. [...]
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MERS, Rumours Spread in Korea

06-Jun-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Friday reported five new infections and a fourth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. Meanwhile, rumours circulated about the spread of the virus [...]
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