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Lawyer: Detained American was touring N Korea

Lawyer: Detained American was touring N Korea

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An Ohio man being detained in North Korea was on vacation as part of a tour and “loves the adventure of experiencing different cultures and seeing new places,” a [...]
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N Korea’s Peace Commission Is Very Bad At Its Job

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Think Progress | 6:00 AM

With a name like the “Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea,” one would assume that the statements issued under its name would be full of diplomatic [...]
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N. Korea to Launch Temporary Shanghai-Pyongyang Charter Tours

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

In an apparent effort to capture more foreign currency from tourists, North Korea will launch temporary flights from Shanghai to Pyongyang next month. The US-based tour [...]
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N Korea will ‘ruthlessly punish’ those behind human rights probe

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has reportedly threatened to ‘ruthlessly punish’ anyone involved in a UN bid to probe human rights abuses in the country. The warning was made in a [...]
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How will Park’s N Korea policy unfold?

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

North Korean issues have recently taken a backseat since the April 16 sinking of the ferry Sewol and the June 4 local elections under the Park Geun-hye administration. This [...]
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Trial of S Korea ferry captain, crew to begin Tuesday

Trial of S Korea ferry captain, crew to begin Tuesday

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

As rescue operations continue off the coast of South Korea to find the remaining passengers on board the Sewol ferry that sank in April, the trial for the captain and his [...]
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Korea Gives Philippines Warship to Monitor China

Korea Gives Philippines Warship to Monitor China

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea is to give one of its corvette warships to the Philippines as China intensifies its claims to territorial waters across the South China Sea. Last week, Philippine [...]
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Burma denies military links with N. Korea

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar denied allegation again that there is defense cooperation between his country and North Korea, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday. During talks [...]
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American Detained in N Korea Is a World Traveler

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Jeffrey Edward Fowle, the American citizen detained by North Korea, is a municipal road-maintenance man from southwestern Ohio with a globe-trotting past. Fowle, who was [...]
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No respite in sight for Korean exporters

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

With the won tipped to continue rising there’s more pain in store for South Korean exporters, analysts say. The South Korean won rose 9 percent against the US dollar [...]
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Korea’s income gap between male and female workers is highest among OECD countries

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Arirang.co.kr | 6:00 AM

The income gap between male and female workers in Korea is the widest in the developed world. This according to a new report by Korea’s National Assembly Research [...]
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Korea opens Burma terror tribute

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Dozens of South Korean officials and tearful family members gathered in Myanmar Friday to unveil a monument commemorating victims of a 1983 North Korean bombing aimed at [...]
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S. Korea to donate warship to Philippines amid sea tensions

S. Korea to donate warship to Philippines amid sea tensions

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

South Korea will donate a corvette warship to the poorly-equipped Philippine navy amid growing tensions – particularly with China – over maritime territorial [...]
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Korea unveils monument to Burma 1983 bombing

Korea unveils monument to Burma 1983 bombing

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Dozens of South Korean officials and tearful family members gathered in Myanmar Friday to unveil a monument commemorating victims of a 1983 North Korean bombing aimed at [...]
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N Korea detains third US tourist

N Korea detains third US tourist

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday it had detained a US tourist for “hostile activities” after he reportedly left a bible at a hotel, bringing to three the number of [...]
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