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S. Korea Growth Slows More Than Forecast on Consumption Drop

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea unveiled 11.7 trillion won ($11.4 billion) in government initiatives to shore up Asia’s fourth-largest economy after growth slumped to the weakest pace in [...]
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Korea faces growth challenges: SC Bank

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

The Korean economy is facing increasing long-term growth challenges, including high household debt and an aging population, according to a report by Standard Chartered Bank. [...]
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Judge finds N Korea, Iran liable for missile damages

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Sacbee | 6:00 AM

A federal judge on Wednesday found North Korea and Iran liable for damages caused by a series of missile attacks on Israel in 2006. The two countries are liable because they [...]
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N Korea urge South to accept jumbo delegation proposal for Asian Games

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has urged Asian Games hosts South Korea to seize a “golden opportunity” to improve relations between the fractious neighbours and accept their [...]
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US court finds N. Korea liable for supporting rocket attacks on Israel

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Global Post | 6:00 AM

A US court ruled Wednesday that North Korea and Iran are liable for damages for providing material support and assistance for a series of rocket attacks on Israel by the [...]
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Two trains collide in Gangwon-do Province, Korea

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

Now to another accident that adds to the unease and lack of confidence in Korea’s travel and tourism industry. Two passenger trains collided early Tuesday evening on [...]
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One dead, dozens injured in Korea train accident

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

One person has been killed and dozens more injured after two South Korean trains collided on an eastern coastal track. A statement from the transport ministry said the [...]
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N Korea launches cooking website ‘for housewives’

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A North Korean website devoted to cooking has appeared on the internet more than two years after it was first reported to have launched. The website of the Korean Association [...]
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S. Korean police slammed over ferry tycoon’s body

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s police force was pilloried as doltish and incompetent Wednesday after announcing that a body found six weeks ago was that of a fugitive tycoon at the [...]
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N Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un made headlines last month when he visited the Korean People’s Army Naval Unit 167, part of the Korean People’s Navy (KPN) East Sea [...]
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N Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new ‘tourist city’

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

North Korean authorities have announced an ambitious development project for the east coast city of Wonsan that will include the construction of an underwater hotel, [...]
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MH17 has strong echoes of 1983 Korean tragedy

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US [...]
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Mon Dieu, Korea’s Paris Baguette Is Now A Real Parisian Boulangerie

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

In a society surfeited with American brand names on fast-food eateries, what could be more exotic for Korean food-lovers than a name in French? “Vive la [...]
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S. Korea police find body believed to be fugitive ferry tycoon

S. Korea police find body believed to be fugitive ferry tycoon

23-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean police said Tuesday they had found what they believed was the body of a fugitive business tycoon wanted over April’s Sewol ferry disaster that claimed [...]
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Korea Edges Toward Rate Cut

23-Jul-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Korea is gearing up to cut its benchmark interest rates and may move as soon as next month, say economists, due to signs economic growth is slowing. The [...]
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