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Korean BlackBerry bid not seen raising Canadian concerns

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A possible bid for BlackBerry Ltd by South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd would be unlikely to raise Canadian government security concerns, sources familiar with [...]
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Samsung Elec says not seeking to acquire Blackberry – Yonhap

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has denied that it made an offer to acquire Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd and has no plans to do so, South Korea’s Yonhap [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un mulls Russia for his world debut

N Korea’s Kim Jong Un mulls Russia for his world debut

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is looking increasingly likely to visit Russia in his first trip abroad since taking power three years ago, giving the world an unprecedented [...]
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A quiet revolution in N Korea?

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A quiet revolution may be under way in North Korea. The loud one we know about – it’s been going on since the Soviet Red Army wrested the northern half of the [...]
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‘US to shift focus to air and sea for Korea defense’

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

This is the fourth installment in a special New Year’s series of interviews with preeminent scholars on international politics and security. Ed. The US security [...]
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Fukushima Meltdowns Pervade Korea Debate on Longer Reactor Life

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s nuclear regulator may decide as soon as today whether to extend the operating license for the Wolsong No. 1 nuclear reactor, the first to come up for [...]
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Pro-Isis hackers attack N Korean airline Facebook page

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Hackers post image of black and white flag of Islamic State and brand Kim Jong-un a ‘crying pig’ on page promoting Air Koryo Hackers declaring support for Islamic [...]
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Saudi Arabia to import medical technology from Korea

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

South Korea has agreed to export medical technologies to the Kingdom in a move which will further enhance bilateral cooperation between the two friendly countries. South [...]
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N. Korea offers to meet US on rejected nuclear test proposal

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea offered on Tuesday to meet directly with the United States in a bid to sway Washington after it rejected Pyongyang’s proposal to suspend nuclear tests if [...]
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N Koreans Cross Frozen River to Murder Chinese for Food

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A spate of murders by North Koreans inside China’s border is prompting some residents to abandon their homes, testing China’s ability to manage both the 880-mile [...]
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Korea activist arrested for praising North

Korea activist arrested for praising North

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Days after deporting a Korean-American woman for praising North Korea, South Korean authorities on Wednesday arrested a fellow activist and former leftist politician on [...]
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N Korea to US: Show evidence we hacked Sony

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A North Korean ambassador insisted that his country had nothing to do with the massive computer hack at Sony and called for the United States, which has blamed North Korea, [...]
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N Korea wants US evidence of its role in Sony hacking

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea challenged the United States on Tuesday to provide evidence that the shadowy communist state was behind the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures. The [...]
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N Korea seeks to revive Tumen River development

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

North Korea is seeking to revive a moribund project to develop the border areas along the Tumen River and a pipeline to transport Russian gas as part of efforts to build [...]
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The N Korean Threat: Nuclear, Missiles and Cyber

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | State | 6:00 AM

Chair, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me today, along with my colleagues from Treasury and DHS, to testify about North Korea. I [...]
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