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N Korea plant makes kimchi under Kim’s ‘loving care’

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea is producing kimchi at a new plant “built under the loving care” of leader Kim Jong-Un, who praised the spicy pickle as “one of the [...]
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Seoul prosecutors raid Lotte Group, casting new shadow over hotel unit IPO

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Lotte Group, the country’s fifth-largest conglomerate, and several affiliates on Friday, dealing a further blow to its [...]
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US, Korea join forces to stop intruding Chinese fishing boats

US, Korea join forces to stop intruding Chinese fishing boats

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

US and South Korean forces launched a rare joint operation against illegal fishing Friday amid growing complaints about unauthorised Chinese boats in crab-rich waters near [...]
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Korea Sends Military Vessels to Repel Chinese Boats

Korea Sends Military Vessels to Repel Chinese Boats

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean military vessels started an operation Friday to repel Chinese fishing boats illegally harvesting prized blue crabs from an area near Seoul’s disputed sea [...]
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How the next US president should rein in N Korea

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

NO QUESTION but the next president will face a major headache in North Korea’s frenzied attempts to brandish nuclear and missile threats beyond its borders. Effective [...]
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S. Korea’s crab catch plunges amid rise in uninvited Chinese boats

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s crab catch has been more than halved so far this year, the government said Friday, an apparent result of a recent rise in the number of Chinese boats [...]
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N Korea’s Outsourced Workforce

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Foreignaffairs | 6:00 AM

On June 2, three North Korean restaurant workers who fled from their jobs in China arrived in South Korea. In April, another 13 restaurant workers made a similar escape. The [...]
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Korea Prosecutors Raid Lotte, Hotel Unit Offices as Probes Widen

11-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

George Soros, billionaire and founder of Soros Fund Management LLC, speaks with Bloomberg Television anchor Francine Lacqua, right, during an interview recorded at his home [...]
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N Korea to convene assembly late June after rare party congress

N Korea to convene assembly late June after rare party congress

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea said on Thursday that it will convene a session of its parliament in late June, following a rare congress of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party in [...]
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Stepping up pressure on N. Korea, Foreign minister to visit Russia

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | English.hani.co.kr/ | 6:00 AM

In apparent response, North Korea also carrying out flurry of overseas visits by high-ranking officials The South Korean government is ramping up its pressure diplomacy [...]
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Reports: N Korea Recycling Plutonium to Make Nuclear Bombs

Reports: N Korea Recycling Plutonium to Make Nuclear Bombs

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Breitbart | 6:00 AM

An unnamed US official has confirmed to Reuters that evidence indicates North Korea has begun to once again produce plutonium fuel, a key ingredient in nuclear weapons. North [...]
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N Korea Accuses South of Reconnaissance Activities Beyond Maritime Border

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

North Korea has accused Seoul of violating its territorial waters and airspace and carrying out reconnaissance missions beyond the maritime border, the South Korean Yonhap [...]
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US views N. Korea with ‘great concern’ amid reports of reprocessing

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

The United States views North Korea’s actions with “great concern,” the State Department said Wednesday, following reports that the communist nation has [...]
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Korea Cuts Rates to Support Debt Restructuring

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank unexpectedly cut the benchmark interest rate to a new record low Thursday, citing growing risks to the economy including slowing global trade [...]
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Bank of Korea Surprises With a Rate Cut

10-Jun-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Exports shrank for the 17th straight month in May South Korea’s central bank took markets by surprise by cutting its main policy rate Thursday to a record low, in a [...]
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