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After Korea Spurns Park Geun-hye, She May Press Agenda Abroad

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

President Park Geun-hye of South Korea had hoped that this week’s legislative elections would give her party a stronger majority in Parliament, one that would let her [...]
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N Korea Says Korea ‘Lured And Abducted’ Restaurant Workers, Demands Immediate Repatriation

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea slammed reports about the group defection of 13 of its restaurant workers in China and said that Seoul “lured and abducted” them in “broad [...]
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Missile Defense Agency Budget Addresses Escalating N Korea, Iran Threats

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Defense | 6:00 AM

Escalating threats from North Korea and Iran, including aggressive ballistic missile testing, is pushing the Missile Defense Agency to find increasingly more cost-effective [...]
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Cyber as big a threat as Iran, N Korean ICBMs: US admiral

Cyber as big a threat as Iran, N Korean ICBMs: US admiral

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Constant cyber attacks on the US Missile Defense Agency and its key weapons programmes pose as great a threat as development of intercontinental ballistic missiles by Iran [...]
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Reports: N Korea missile launch fails

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

An apparent attempt by North Korea to fire a medium-range ballistic missile Friday has failed, according to a defense official and South Korean leaders. The attempted launch [...]
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N. Korea prepares ballistic missile launch: report

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has been making preparations to launch mid-range ballistic missiles, possibly to mark the birthday of the country’s late founding president on Friday, South [...]
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Korean and Chinese authors make Man Prize shortlist

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

War-torn Angola and Naples are among the settings for the six books shortlisted for the Man International Prize for literature on Thursday. The panel of five judges selected [...]
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S. Korea’s ruling party reels from shock poll defeat

S. Korea’s ruling party reels from shock poll defeat

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Members of South Korea’s ruling Saenuri Party react as they watch a live TV broadcast reporting the results of parliamentary elections at the party headquarters in [...]
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Election Rout May Scuttle Call for Bank of Korea Debt Buying

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Boomberg | 6:00 AM

The election setback suffered by South Korea’s ruling party is expected to undermine its push for more aggressive action by the central bank, including debt purchases, [...]
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Domestic concerns spark a surprising vote in Korea

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

Parliamentary elections have shaken South Korea’s political landscape, with the ruling conservatives losing their majority. For voters, internal concerns overshadowed [...]
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Korea plans Sewol recovery 2 years later

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korea announced an ambitious plan to recover a ferry that capsized two years ago off its southwest coast, the first time such an operation has been attempted, [...]
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S. Korea to lift sunken ferry by July

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s maritime ministry said Thursday that it will start to hoist a passenger ship next month that sank two years ago and complete it before the end of July. [...]
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Korea ‘kidnapped’ defectors: N. Korea

16-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea has accused South Korea of kidnapping the 13 defectors who fled to the South on April 7 and demanded their immediate return. This is the first response since the [...]
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S. Korea opposition wins surprise victory in parliamentary elections

S. Korea opposition wins surprise victory in parliamentary elections

15-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s main opposition party won a surprise victory in Wednesday’s general election, ending the conservative ruling party’s 16-year parliamentary [...]
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Korean president’s party suffers election setback

Korean president’s party suffers election setback

15-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean voters handed President Park Geun-hye a stunning political setback by denying her conservative party a majority in the next National Assembly, poll results [...]
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