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3 found drones came from N Korea, South’s defense ministry says

3 found drones came from N Korea, South’s defense ministry says

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

Call them drones; call them toy airplanes with digital cameras dropped into their girths. Either way, South Korean defense officials said on Friday they were sure that they [...]
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New app gives rare glimpse of N Korea’s bizarre tourist sites

12-May-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

If you’re planning a trip to Asia, North Korea may be the last place you had in mind, even if you could get in. After all, tourist visas are nearly impossible for [...]
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US condemns N Korea’s Obama ‘monkey’ jibes

12-May-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The United States has condemned descriptions in North Korean state media of President Barack Obama as a “crossbreed” and a “wicked black monkey”. A [...]
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N Korea calls Barack Obama a ‘zoo monkey’

12-May-2014 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

The US has condemned “ugly and disrespectful” racist comments directed at Barack Obama by North Korea’s official KCNA news agency which compared the US [...]
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Kim Han-sik, Korea ferry executive, arrested in deadly sinking

12-May-2014 Intellasia | Cbc.ca | 6:00 AM

The head of the company that owns a South Korean ferry that sank and left more than 300 people dead or missing was formally arrested Friday as authorities worried he may [...]
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N Korea insults Obama with racist barbs, Korea’s Park with sexist ones

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

Vitriolic insults hurled by North Korea’s state-run media are so frequent that they’re usually not news. But recent KCNA articles use such racially-charged [...]
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Asean to discuss China ‘provocation’

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and the Philippines will raise the issue of China’s recent “provocative” actions in the South China Sea, including a heated standoff between Chinese [...]
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N Korea: State of Paranoia – review

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Mention North Korea and people usually expect tales of horror or ridicule. There is good reason for both. A UN commission of inquiry came out in February with a report on the [...]
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Korea: Drones ‘confirmed as N Korean’

10-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

South Korean and US experts reached the conclusion based on data recovered from the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok said on Thursday that the [...]
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N Korea agrees to ‘consider’ UN recommendations on human rights

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The UH human rights council has presented North Korea with 268 recommendations to improve human rights in the country – 185 of which the North has said it will [...]
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US condemns N Korea’s ‘ugly’ racist Obama remarks

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States has condemned “ugly and disrespectful” racist comments directed at Barack Obama by North Korea’s official KCNA news agency comparing the [...]
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Korea ferry victims’ parents demand meeting with president

Korea ferry victims’ parents demand meeting with president

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of parents of high school students killed in South Korea’s ferry disaster camped out near the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Friday, demanding a meeting [...]
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Prosecutors seek to arrest head of ferry owner

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors are seeking to formally arrest the head of the company that owns a doomed ferry in part of their investigation into its sinking last month that left [...]
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Diary reveals harrowing search for Korea ferry bodies

10-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

“Started search and touched a wall. Groped along the wall… moved along further. Felt a body.” It’s a grim diary entry for a harrowing job – the [...]
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Families of Korea ferry dead march on presidential palace

Families of Korea ferry dead march on presidential palace

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Parents of children killed when a passenger ferry sank last month led a sombre march on South Korea’s presidential palace in the early hours of Friday morning, where [...]
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