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S. Korea, Japan sign intelligence deal despite China criticism

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea on Wednesday signed an agreement to share defence intelligence about North Korea, despite protests from opposition parties and activists in Seoul and [...]
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Korea Park’s office bought Viagra ‘for altitude sickness’

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The office of South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Wednesday it had bought dozens of Viagra pills while preparing for her trip to Africa this year, not for [...]
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Korea Q3 household debt rises, mortgage demand rises

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s household debt grew at a faster pace in the third quarter than it did in the preceding three months, central bank data showed on Thursday, as easy [...]
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Korean investigators raid Lotte and SK offices amid political scandal

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean investigators raided the offices of Lotte Group, SK Group and government agencies on Thursday, officials said, as part of a widening probe into alleged [...]
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Korean investigators raid Lotte and SK offices – Yonhap

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean investigators on Thursday raided the offices of Lotte Group, SK Group and government agencies as part of a widening probe into alleged influence-peddling that [...]
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Korea Household Debt Hits Record as Repayment Burden Set to Rise

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s household debt swelled to a record in the third quarter, prompting the government to release another set of measures to slow its rise. Household debt [...]
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Here’s what’s involved in impeaching a president in Korea

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

South Korean politicians are pressing ahead with moves to impeach President Park Geun-hye, trying to force her out of office if she won’t resign over her involvement in [...]
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S. Korean leader under fire over huge Viagra order

S. Korean leader under fire over huge Viagra order

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Little blue pills in South Korea’s presidential Blue House? President Park Geun-hye’s office on Wednesday confirmed revelations by an opposition lawmaker that it [...]
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Viagra Pills Create New Scandal for Korea’s President

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

It was just what President Park Geun-hye of South Korea didn’t need: blue jokes about blue pills in the Blue House. Revelations that the president’s office had [...]
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White House welcomes Korea-Japan intel-sharing deal

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The White House on Wednesday welcomed the signing of a military intelligence sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan, saying it will bolster three-way cooperation [...]
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Why Korea’s corruption scandal is nothing new

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A scandal is swirling round the South Korean president. Park Gun-hye has been accused by prosecutors of being complicit in a scheme to pressure big companies to donate [...]
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Japan-Korea intel pact a win for embattled Park

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

South Korea has signed a military intelligence pact with Japan less than a month after reopening talks on the matter, providing a much-needed win for President Park Geun-hye [...]
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N Korea prison camps very much in working order

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

Satellite imagery of North Korea’s network of political prison camps show its government is continuing to maintain, and even invest, in these repressive facilities. [...]
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N Korea television features defectors disillusioned with the South

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Three North Koreans featured in a recent Pyongyang television programme have been confirmed in South Korea as former defectors who have returned to their country of origin. [...]
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N Korea: New satellite images reveal ‘hellish’ reality of Kim Jong-un’s prison camps

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

North Korea has renovated a crematorium at one of the notorious camps where its regime tortures and starves political prisoners, new satellite images have revealed. Amnesty [...]
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