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N Korea’s Lucrative Labour Exports Come Under Pressure

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Rights groups say workers abroad raise hundreds of millions of dollars for Kim Jong Un’s regime Across this capital city, more than 1,000 North Koreans are working in [...]
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N Korea now has 6000 hackers, runs lucrative gambling site

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea has grown an army of more than 6,000 hackers and the country runs gambling and other sites that earn more than $800 million. Cho Hyun-chun, chief of South [...]
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How N Korea Hacks Our Banks

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

In February, hackers pulled off one of the largest bank heists in history. Hackers gained access to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, or SWIFT, [...]
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Report: N Korea overseas labourers monitor each other

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea keeps surveillance of its forced labourers in China through a tightly monitored network, according to a report. A source on North Korea in China told Radio Free [...]
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Ban invites two Koreas to forum

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Koreajoongangdaily | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon invited leaders of the two Koreas to a conference later this year, local media reported Thursday. According to the United Nations, Ban will [...]
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US asks other nations to curb use of N Korean workers

US asks other nations to curb use of N Korean workers

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The administration of President Barack Obama is asking other nations to cut the employment of North Korean workers as a way to reduce Pyongyang’s access to foreign [...]
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Korea, US agree to deploy THAAD missile defence to counter N Korea threat

Korea, US agree to deploy THAAD missile defence to counter N Korea threat

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States said on Friday they will deploy an advanced missile defence system with US military forces stationed in South Korea to counter North [...]
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US to deploy missiles in Korea as North riled

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States is to deploy an advanced missile defence system in South Korea, the two sides said Friday, as North Korea warned the latest US sanctions against its leader [...]
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S. Korea, US near agreement on site for US missile defense

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US and South Korean military officials said Friday they’re ready to deploy an advanced US missile defense system in South Korea to cope with North Korean threats. The [...]
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US to deploy advanced missile defence system in Korea

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US and South Korea announced Friday that they had reached an agreement to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South in the face of growing threats from the [...]
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Over 15,000 evacuated as super typhoon hits Taiwan

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Super Typhoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan on Friday, forcing more than 15,000 people to flee their homes as the strongest winds in over a century lashed part of the [...]
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Korea to manage foreign reserve in stable manner: finance minister

09-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Korea’s finance minister on Friday pledged that the authorities will manage the country’s foreign exchange reserve in a stable way to overcome the current [...]
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China urges U.S., South Korea to stop deployment of missile system

China urges U.S., South Korea to stop deployment of missile system

08-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:53 PM

China’s foreign ministry said on Friday it was strongly opposed to the United States deployment of the THAAD missile defence system to South Korea and urged the two [...]
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N Korea released water from a dam near the Korean border just because it could

08-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

North Korea is well known to be an unpredictable nation, and with tales of their leaders being able to control elements of nature, this might prove to be a dangerous thing. [...]
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US sanctions N Korean leader Kim Jong-Un for rights abuses

US sanctions N Korean leader Kim Jong-Un for rights abuses

08-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States placed North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on its sanctions blacklist for the first time Wednesday, calling him directly responsible for a long list of serious [...]
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