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New N Korean probe seen as Japanese abductees’ last chance

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

For many families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago, a renewed investigation by the North is most likely their last chance to see their loved ones. The [...]
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China-S Korea FTA ‘to hurt Taiwan’

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

A bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA) expected to be signed by China and South Korea at the end of the year could badly hurt Taiwanese companies, a local business leader [...]
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Bellicose N Korea lightens up with promise of cheerleaders

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea said on Monday it will send cheerleaders along with its athletes to the Asian Games in the South as a gesture of peace after weeks of firing rockets and fiery [...]
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Battlelines drawn as S Korea plans to cut working hours

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

With the world’s governments grappling for ways to add jobs and improve living standards, South Korea has made a novel proposal – cutting employees’ working [...]
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N. Korea to send cheerleaders to South

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Monday it would send a cheerleading squad to the coming Asian Games in South Korea, in an apparent goodwill gesture following a recent series of missile [...]
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N Korea makes fresh call for improved ties with South

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea issued another call Monday for a lowering of military tensions with South Korea, even as leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw firing drills on an island near the sensitive [...]
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China and Korea Sign Co-Production and Import Deal

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

China and South Korea have signed a film co-production agreement that was described as a “landmark” by officials. The deal was signed by China’s Cai Fuchao, [...]
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Hyundai Sued in Korea After Overstating SUV Fuel Efficiency

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. (005380), South Korea’s largest automaker, was sued by consumers in its home market after the nation’s transport ministry said the company [...]
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N. Korea asks S. Korean civic group for disaster relief aid following Pyongyang apartment collapse

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

But, that North Korea must be in some big trouble as for the first time ever Pyongyang has asked a South Korean civic group for disaster relief aid. This following the [...]
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After beating Google, Korea’s Naver goes global with messaging app Line

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The billionaire founder of web portal operator Naver Corp beat back Google Inc to leave South Korea one of few countries where the US search engine does not dominate. Now, [...]
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N Korea ‘doubles cyber war personnel’

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has doubled the number of its elite cyber warriors over the past two years and established overseas bases for hacking attacks, a report said Sunday. The [...]
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Friends helped lift spirits, duties in Korea

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Nwi Times | 6:00 AM

As a longtime Hammond Times newspaper carrier, Ron Miller figured he knew a copy of the paper when he saw one. He just couldn’t believe he was seeing one in a latrine [...]
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Xi rebukes Japan for brutality in China, Koreas

Xi rebukes Japan for brutality in China, Koreas

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The leaders of China and South Korea expressed concern Friday about Japan’s recent reinterpretation of its war-renouncing constitution and its re-examination of a past [...]
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Xi’s Korea tour greatly significant to bilateral ties, regional peace

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s just-concluded two-day visit to South Korea has further promoted bilateral ties and contributed to regional peace and stability, analysts [...]
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N Korea doubles number of hackers: Korea

08-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SAB | 6:00 AM

South Korean sources say neighbouring North Korea has doubled the number of its elite hackers over the past two years. The South’s Yonhap news agency quoted a South [...]
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