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Korean Air’s first flight takes off from Intercontinental

05-May-2014 Intellasia | Chron | 9:21 AM

The nonstop daily flight left from Bush Intercontinental Airport for Incheon International Airport after dropping off its initial load of passengers from Incheon. The [...]
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A day in the life of Pyongyang – how N Korea’s capital goes to work

05-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 9:21 AM

6am The day starts early in Pyongyang, the city described by the North Korean government as the “capital of revolution”. Breakfast is usually corn or maize [...]
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Is N Korea on fire? NASA releases satellite image that shows huge plumes of smoke burning across secretive country

05-May-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 9:20 AM

NASA has released a photograph that appears to show huge fires raging across North Korea. The pictures show large plumes of smoke over the east and southeast of Kim [...]
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Seoul subway trains crash, scores injured lightly

05-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:20 AM

A subway train plowed into the back of another train at a station in South Korea’s capital on Friday, injuring about 200 people, including about 150 who were [...]
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Seoul subway trains crash, scores injured lightly

Seoul subway trains crash, scores injured lightly

05-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:16 AM

A subway train plowed into the back of another train at a station in South Korea’s capital on Friday, injuring about 200 people, including about 150 who were [...]
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Korea ferry disaster: Fears victims’ bodies may never be recovered

Korea ferry disaster: Fears victims’ bodies may never be recovered

03-May-2014 Intellasia | ABC.net.au | 6:00 AM

A body has been pulled from the sea about two kilometres from the site of the South Korean ferry disaster, fuelling concerns that many of the missing may never be found. It [...]
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Japan, China, Korea Cooperation And China’s Environmental Clean-Up Gold Rush

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Amid all the seriously disturbing and portentous news coming out of East Asia last week – and, yes, I am talking about President Obama’s four country imperial [...]
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Images suggest N. Korea testing ICBM engine: US think-tank

Images suggest N. Korea testing ICBM engine: US think-tank

03-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

New satellite imagery indicates North Korea has been testing the engine for an inter-continental ballistic missile, a US think-tank said Friday, amid concerns the North is [...]
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N. Korea number two replaced as army political chief

N. Korea number two replaced as army political chief

03-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The de-facto number two in the North Korean hierarchy after Kim Jong-Un has been replaced as head of the army’s political department, the official KCNA news agency said [...]
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Heartbreaking video shows teens on sinking ferry

Heartbreaking video shows teens on sinking ferry

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

Soon after the ferry began to tilt, there was nervous laughter, jokes about the Titanic and talk of selfies and Facebook posts from the doomed high school students huddled [...]
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UN diplomats urge N Korea to end rights abuses

UN diplomats urge N Korea to end rights abuses

03-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

North Korea must act immediately to halt a litany of abuses and crimes against humanity, diplomats said Thursday during a UN review of the isolated Asian nation’s [...]
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S Korea: Secrets of the capsized ferry

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

More than a year has passed since Park Geun-hye was elected the first female president of the Republic of Korea. Usually, the inauguration of a new president in South Korea [...]
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West Urges N Korea to Close Camps That Hold 120000 People

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

Western powers called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle its political prison camps and a caste system that ranks citizens based on family loyalty to the ruling dynasty. [...]
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Tourism in N Korea: right or wrong? Defectors make their case

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

While debate about the appropriateness of tourism in North Korea has swirled for many years, it has become increasingly prominent of late. Increasing tourist numbers have [...]
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Korean unification now!

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

North Korea has been an international headache and human rights disaster for two decades. Deals negotiated in 1994 and 2005 to contain the nuclear problem ultimately [...]
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