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Runaway S. Korean soldier who killed 5 surrounded

Runaway S. Korean soldier who killed 5 surrounded

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

A day after a tense shootout, troops on Monday tightened a cordon around a runaway South Korean soldier who killed five comrades at an outpost near the border with North [...]
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N Korea threatens to ‘punish’ Australian Foreign minister Julie Bishop over Kim Jong-un comments

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

In an interview with radio station Voice Of America last week, Ms Bishop criticised Kim and his pursuit of nuclear weapons. “Nuclear tests and missile launches [...]
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Judge: Bad science led to murder-by-arson sentence

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

The arsonist who killed Ji Yun Lee was especially cruel and calculating, dousing her small cabin in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains with more than 60 gallons (230 [...]
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Korea allows North fisherman to defect

Korea allows North fisherman to defect

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Monday it had granted a defection request from a North Korean fisherman rescued a week ago by the coastguard, in a move guaranteed to anger Pyongyang. The [...]
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Parents plead with Korean soldier on the run

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

The parents of a runaway South Korean soldier holed up in a forest after allegedly killing five comrades near the North Korean border pleaded with him to surrender Monday as [...]
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S Korea troops corner young soldier who killed 5 comrades: military

S Korea troops corner young soldier who killed 5 comrades: military

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

South Korean troops cornered a conscript soldier who killed five comrades near the heavily militarised border with North Korea on Monday, and were trying to negotiate a [...]
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N Korea wants to ‘punish’ Julie Bishop

24-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Seoul: North Korea has condemned Australian Foreign Affairs minister Julie Bishop as a US “stooge” after she criticised its leader Kim Jong-un in an interview. [...]
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Japan claims Korea played role in Kono Statement

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | 23-JUN-2014 Int ellasia | Arirang News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s foreign ministry slammed Japan on Friday after the results of Tokyo’s review of its landmark apology to the so-called comfort women.(Korean) [...]
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Korea’s Growing Obsession with Cosmetic Surgery

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | ABC news | 6:00 AM

America is a country obsessed with plastic surgery. Countless tabloids and gossip sites constantly speculate on what celebrity has had work done and where. Americans dished [...]
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Korea ferry company chief ‘overloaded ship’

Korea ferry company chief ‘overloaded ship’

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors say the head of the company that operated a South Korean ferry that capsized in April caused the accident by overloading the ship. Chonghaejin Marine’s [...]
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CEO, execs blamed for Korea ferry sinking

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CTVnews | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors on Friday said the CEO and four employees of the operator of a sunken South Korean ferry caused the accident by overloading the ship with poorly stowed cargo [...]
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Korea’s LG, Hyundai clinch $4b deals with gas-rich Turkmenistan

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

South Korean industrial conglomerates LG and Hyundai will build gas processing plants in Turkmenistan worth a total of $4 billion, Turkmen President Kurbanguly [...]
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Leaders of Korea, Turkmenistan seek to expand economic cooperation

23-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

President Park Geun-hye has arrived in the Central Asian country of Turkmenistan for the very first time as a Korean leader since the two countries established diplomatic [...]
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Korea holds island live-fire drill, ignores Japan protest

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The South Korean navy held a rare live-fire drill near a set of disputed islands on Friday, brushing off angry protests from co-claimant Japan, which called the exercises [...]
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N Korea deserves unrelenting attention for unrelenting atrocities

21-Jun-2014 Intellasia | World Mag | 6:00 AM

Shin Dong-Hyuk spoke in a calm monotone as he recounted how North Korean prison guards dangled him over a fire. Because he thought the guards would reward him, 14-year-old [...]
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