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UN veteran is S. Korea’s first female foreign minister

UN veteran is S. Korea’s first female foreign minister

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Sunday appointed a United Nations veteran as the country’s first female foreign minister, tasked with easing tensions over North [...]
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Young and Old Koreans Suffer as Job Market Drives Inequality

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s 3.6 unemployment rate, while enviable on the surface, masks a two-tier labour market that is fuelling inequality and stirring anger and resentment. No [...]
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Korea Finance Chief Hopeful of Easing Tensions With China

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s new finance chief said he hopes China and his country can put aside their political rift to forge closer economic ties, and bring about an early end to [...]
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Korea’s Moon Appoints First Female Foreign minister

Korea’s Moon Appoints First Female Foreign minister

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in appointed former United Nations policy adviser Kang Kyung-wha as foreign minister on Sunday, the first female chief in the ministry’s [...]
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Otto Warmbier Might Trigger Change Of USN Korea Policy

Otto Warmbier Might Trigger Change Of USN Korea Policy

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled the US is leaning toward banning Americans from travelling to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. “We [...]
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S. Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

S. Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-In vowed on Monday to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors as he seeks to steer Asia’s fourth-largest economy clear [...]
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Korea to start mass production of missile interceptor

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Rawstory | 6:00 AM

Amid growing nuclear threats from North Korea, South Korea is expected to start mass production of new mid-range hit-to-kill missile interceptor, a defense official told the [...]
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Why does Korea’s new president want to talk to N Korea? Norah O’Donnell is going to ask.

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Norah O’Donnell hoped to interview South Korean President Moon Jae-in during his first-ever visit to the White House this month. Moon said he didn’t have time but [...]
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N. Korea says US ‘mugged’ delegation

N. Korea says US ‘mugged’ delegation

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea accused the United States on Sunday of “mugging” its delegation carrying a diplomatic package in New York, as tensions between the two countries soar. [...]
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N Korean soldier swims across river to defect

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A North Korean soldier has fled to South Korea by swimming across the Han River, the second defection in a week. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the man had [...]
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Moon, Trump on N. Korea

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

President Moon’s meeting with President Trump in Washington at the end of this month will determine whether the United States and the Republic of Korea can work [...]
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N Korea claims diplomats got ‘literally mugged’ at JFK

20-Jun-2017 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea claimed Sunday that a delegation of diplomats got “literally mugged” by American authorities at JFK Airportand demanded an official apology while also [...]
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Lawyers for Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects given key documents

Lawyers for Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects given key documents

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lawyers for two women charged with the Cold War-style assassination of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader in Malaysia received a post-mortem report Friday, after [...]
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India presses for early meeting of Joint Commission with Korea

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India has made a strong point for early convening of the Joint Commission and 2+2 format meetings with South Korean leadership as it looks to deepen economic and strategic [...]
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Korea’s KT Sat wins Mongolian customer for Koreasat-5A

19-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Space News | 6:00 AM

South Korean satellite operator KT Sat inked a pre-launch customer in Mongolia that will lease approximately an eighth of the total capacity on the operator’s next [...]
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