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Consumption tax hikes demand for higher calorific coal: Coaltrans Korea speaker

21-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Platts | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s consumption tax on coal was leading to more demand for material with a higher calorific value, Alex Park, general manager for South Korea at US-based [...]
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N Korea’s radio broadcast of string of mysterious numbers is possible code

21-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Numbers read on state radio may be cold war-era method of sending coded messages to spies in South Korea – or an attempt to wage psychological warfare North [...]
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N Korea says it’s been practicing to blow up Korean airports

21-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Wednesday that it had been practicing to blow up South Korean ports and airports with nuclear warheads during its most recent ballistic missile launches, the [...]
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N. Korea fires three ballistic missiles: S. Korea

N. Korea fires three ballistic missiles: S. Korea

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, just over a week after issuing threats to respond to the planned deployment of [...]
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Seoul says N Korea has fired 3 missiles into sea

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:01 AM

North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea’s decision to allow the deployment of an advanced US [...]
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Korean auto, shipbuilding workers to go on strike

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

Tens of thousands of South Korean auto and shipbuilding workers are set to launch partial strikes this week after negotiations over wage increases stalled. Employees at [...]
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Senators to Korea: Take Trump’s rhetoric with ‘a grain of salt’

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:01 AM

A bipartisan pair of senators are telling South Korea to take Donald Trump’s election year rhetoric on foreign policy with a “grain of salt.” In an op-ed in [...]
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US Senators Urge Korea to Take Trump ‘With Grain of Salt’

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:01 AM

On the eve of the US Republican convention, two powerful US senators urged South Korea to take any criticisms made by the presumptive party nominee Donald Trump about [...]
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Korea looks to Guam-based missile shield

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Guampdn | 6:01 AM

Guam has become part of the debate in South Korea over whether the country’s citizens should welcome a type of missile defense similar to one that was deployed to Guam [...]
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N Korea is raking in nearly $1 billion from online gambling sites

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Techinsider | 6:01 AM

There may be a North Korean hacker sitting in the shadows behind the dealer of your favourite online poker site. Cho Hyun-chun, the chief of South Korea’s Defense [...]
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Bain and Goldman Sachs seek gloss of Korean cosmetics

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:01 AM

Big overseas investors are snapping up stakes in South Korea’s cosmetics companies as demand for the country’s make-up and complex skincare regimen increasingly [...]
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Korea’s brand power undervalued overseas

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:01 AM

Korea needs to build strong brand power that corresponds to its high level of economic achievement so it is more influential on the international scene, the new Korea [...]
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Korean gets 4 years for Tokyo shrine blast

20-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

A South Korean man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for detonating a homemade pipe bomb at a controversial Tokyo war shrine. During the trial Jeon Chang-Han, 28, [...]
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Asean, Korea to cooperate in robotics

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Asean and Korea have agreed to cooperate in the robotics industry to boost their economies. The Asean-Korea Centre signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Korea [...]
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Suspected N Korean defector found in Japan: reports

Suspected N Korean defector found in Japan: reports

19-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A man claiming to have escaped North Korea was being held under police protection after he was found wandering in a city in western Japan, local media reported on Sunday. The [...]
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