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S. Korea warns N. Korea against provocations

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea warned North Korea to stop provocations against Seoul, saying they would eventually lead to the communist country’s self-destruction. The warning by the [...]
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The Renaissance in Russia-N Korea Relations

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Choe Ryong-hae, reportedly North Korea’s number two, concluded meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov this week. Choe, who is [...]
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Russia Says N Korea Ready to Restart Nuclear Talks

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Themoscowtimes | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday North Korea was ready to resume stalled international talks on its nuclear programme. North Korea’s ambassador to the [...]
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Affinity, MBK submit initial bids for Korea’s KT Rental-source

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian private equity firms Affinity Equity Partners and MBK Partners are among the initial bidders to buy South Korea’s biggest car rental company KT Rental, a person [...]
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Korea announces four more nuclear reactors to be built

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Friday it will start to construct two new nuclear power plants in 2017 at the earliest and another two by 2022, making a total of 11 new nuclear plants [...]
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Korea Gas Seeks to Sell Part of LNG Canada Stake

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Korea Gas Corp. is seeking to sell part of its 15 percent stake in a Royal Dutch Shell PLC-led natural gas export terminal planned for the Pacific coast of Canada, according [...]
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China Holds An American Who Helps The Destitute

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A Korean-American aid worker who lived in China on the border with North Korea for more than a decade has been detained by the Chinese authorities, his lawyer said Thursday. [...]
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Korea finance minister sees economy improving ‘overall’ in 2015

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s economic conditions will improve overall next year but the government will maintain policies to re-energise the economy and keep risks under control, its [...]
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Dementia patient in S. Korea sentenced to 20 years in prison for setting deadly hospital fire

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Star Tribune | 6:00 AM

An elderly dementia patient in South Korea was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday for setting a fire at a hospital for the elderly that killed 22 people. The [...]
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Korea’s Won Set to Drop for Fourth Week as Yen Declines

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The won headed for a fourth weekly loss, the longest run of declines since May 2013, amid speculation South Korean authorities will step up intervention to counter the [...]
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Korea Ferry Operator’s CEO Gets Jail Term Over Sinking

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

A court has sentenced the head of a South Korean ferry operator to 10 years in jail over an April ship sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly teenage students. The [...]
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Chief of Ferry Company in Korea Is Given 10-Year Jail Sentence

Chief of Ferry Company in Korea Is Given 10-Year Jail Sentence

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The head of the company whose ferry sank in April, killing more than 300 people in one of South Korea’s worst disasters in decades, was convicted on Thursday of [...]
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N Korea Threatens to Conduct Nuclear Test

N Korea Threatens to Conduct Nuclear Test

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea said on Thursday that the country had no option but to consider another nuclear test after the recent “political provocation” by the United Nations to [...]
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N Korea ‘preparing bomb material’

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Satellite imagery shows Pyongyang is firing up facility for processing weapons-grade plutonium, says US-Korea institute. New satellite imagery suggests North Korea may be [...]
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N Korea Is Making New Threats Aimed At The US

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

North Korea has aimed fresh threats at the United States, reports The Associated Press. Specifically, it is sounding alarms that it will beef up its war capability and [...]
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