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Korea hunts Sewol ferry owner Yoo Byung-Eun

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has called for police to do more to track down the owner of a ferry which capsized in March, leaving more than 300 people dead. Ms Park [...]
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Political novice named Korea’s new PM

Political novice named Korea’s new PM

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

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye Tuesday nominated a political novice and former journalist as prime minister, as she reshuffles her cabinet in response to intense [...]
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Korean ferry crew face hostile crowd, judges

Korean ferry crew face hostile crowd, judges

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

Hostile spectators cursing, shouting and weeping behind them, 15 crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry appeared in court Tuesday to enter pleas on charges of [...]
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German Firm to Open Sales Office Inside N Korean Complex

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

A German industrial needle maker will open an office in the joint inter-Korean industrial complex inside North Korea, South Korea said Tuesday. The move will mark the first [...]
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Korea, Taiwan Cut From Developed-Market Consideration

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

Financial index provider MSCI Inc. said late Tuesday that it will remove the nations from consideration for inclusion in its developed-market index. The two countries are [...]
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Angry families scream at Korean ferry captain, crew as trial begins

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

They’ve waited for this day for nearly two months – to look the crew of the doomed Sewol ferry in the eyes and tell them how they felt. On Tuesday, inside a [...]
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(3rd LD) S. Korea, China in ‘candid’ talks on N. Korea’s nuclear weapons programme

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The chief nuclear envoys of South Korea and China held “candid” talks in Beijing on ways to resume long-stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, a South Korean [...]
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N Korea: Tuning into the ‘hermit kingdom’

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Korea was described as the “hermit kingdom” in the bygone era of the Choson dynasty which ruled from the late 1300s until the early 1900s. At the time, Korea was [...]
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N Korea threatens UN office set up to investigate human rights abuses

N Korea threatens UN office set up to investigate human rights abuses

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

The United Nations in March called for the field office to monitor human rights in North Korea following the release of a 372-page UN Commission of Inquiry report that [...]
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Singapore Charges Citizen Over NKorea Weapons Role

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

Singapore has filed criminal charges against a citizen of the city-state and a shipping company implicated in a shipment of weapons to North Korea that was seized by [...]
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Teacher who saved students found within Sewol

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

At around noon on Sunday, relatives of Yoo Ni-na, a 28-year-old teacher at Danwon High School, stepped into a white tent that serves as a temporary morgue for casualties [...]
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N Korea threatens ‘plot-breeding’ UN rights office with ‘punishment’

N Korea threatens ‘plot-breeding’ UN rights office with ‘punishment’

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

North Korea on Monday threatened a planned UN field office in South Korea set up to investigate human rights abuses in the isolated country, saying anyone involved would be [...]
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Murder trial opens for S. Korea ferry captain and crew

Murder trial opens for S. Korea ferry captain and crew

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

With South Korean divers still searching for victims of April’s ferry disaster, the murder trial of 15 crew members opened Tuesday in a highly-charged atmosphere that [...]
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Korea ferry crew told ‘you’re not human’ by victim’s kin as trial begins

Korea ferry crew told ‘you’re not human’ by victim’s kin as trial begins

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

Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, mostly children, went on trial on Tuesday on charges ranging from negligence to [...]
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Trial of captain and crew of sunken Sewol ferry begins

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

The trial of the captain and crew of the South Korean ferry that sank almost two months ago, causing the deaths of almost 300 passengers – many of whom were [...]
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