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Fincantieri chosen as preferred bidder for S. Korea’s STX French unit

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A crane of the shipyard Fincantieri is seen January 3, 2017 in Castellamare di Stabia near Naples A South Korean court handling the bankruptcy of STX Offshore and [...]
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Trump’s N Korea red line could come back to haunt him

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In three words of a tweet this week, US President-elect Donald Trump vowed North Korea would never test an intercontinental ballistic missile. “It won’t [...]
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Korea welcomes Trump’s ‘clear warning’ to Kim Jong Un

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday praised US President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that the completion of North Korea’s nuclear [...]
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Korea’s finance minister vows frontloading to prop up economy

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Korea’s finance minister said Wednesday that the government will make all-out efforts to frontload its budget spending in the first quarter to pre-emptively cope with [...]
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Korea fin min says will press Korea’s case if US makes ‘irrational’ trade demands

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s finance minister on Wednesday said the government will vigorously argue Korea’s case should the US make any unreasonable trade demands. “We [...]
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US can defend itself from N Korea missile attack: Pentagon

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in a New Year’s speech January 1, 2017, said the country was “in the final stages of test-launching the intercontinental [...]
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Denmark says awaits Korea extradition request for ‘Rasputin’ daughter

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Danish authorities said Tuesday they had yet to receive a formal request by South Korea for the extradition of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the heart of a [...]
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Trump’s tweet ‘clear warning’ to N Korea, says Seoul

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Tuesday that US president-elect Donald Trump had sent a “clear warning” to North Korea with a tweet dismissing Pyongyang’s ballistic [...]
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Five questions on China-N. Korea relations

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US president-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly called out China for doing too little to help stop North Korea’s nuclear programme, and on Monday he took to Twitter [...]
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S. Korea president shuns impeachment hearing

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday held its first full hearing on whether to confirm the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye but she stayed away from the [...]
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No N. Korea missile will be capable of reaching US: Trump

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter again on Monday evening to promise North Korea would not develop a nuclear missile capable of reaching US territory. His comments [...]
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Trump recognises ‘urgency’ of N Korea nuclear threat -Korea

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump’s “clear warning” to North Korea shows he is aware of the urgency of the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear [...]
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Trump says China ‘won’t help’ with N Korea

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President-elect Donald Trump criticised China on Monday, saying it had benefited from its economic ties with the United States but would not help control North Korea. [...]
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As Scandal Roils Korea, Fingers Point to Mixing of Politics and Business

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The heir apparent to the Samsung empire, Jay Y. Lee, was trying to push through a corporate merger seen as critical to his plans to succeed his father as chair. For months, [...]
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Why Donald Trump should make N Korea a top priority

04-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Obama administration’s failed policy of “strategic patience” toward Pyongyang contributed to the rapid development of North Korea’s arsenal of [...]
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