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Northrop Grumman wins $657.4 million deal to supply drones to S. Korea

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Northrop Grumman Corp has won a $657.4 million contract from the US Air Force to provide South Korea with four RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft, the company [...]
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Sony won’t withdraw ‘The Interview’; Feds close to break

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

Federal officials say they are close to making a determination on the source of the hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. A federal law enforcement officer, who was familiar [...]
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‘Nut rage’: Former Korean Air executive to face criminal probe

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s transport ministry says it will file a criminal investigation against the Korean Air “nut rage” executive and take disciplinary measures [...]
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Oil May Continue To Weigh On Korea Bourse

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Rtt News | 6:00 AM

The South Korea stock market has tracked lower now in back-to-back sessions, giving away almost 20 points or 1 percent along the way. The KOSPI closed just below the [...]
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Korea producer prices deepen fall in November as oil declines

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s producer prices in November fell for a fourth straight month and at a quicker pace compared to the previous month in annual terms, central bank data [...]
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Potential defence market in Korea for Canadian firms

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Ottawacitizen | 6:00 AM

Ed Fast, minister of International Trade, is leading a trade mission to Seoul and Busan, South Korea, February 8-13. The trade mission to South Korea will be a multi-sector [...]
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N Korea: Third Anniversary of Kim Jong-Il Death

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

On the third anniversary of his death, former North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Il should be remembered for presiding over systematic crimes against humanity against his [...]
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Korea to report ex-Korean Air exec to prosecutors over role in flight delay

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s transport ministry said on Tuesday it would report to prosecutors a former Korean Air Lines executive who delayed a flight earlier this month because she [...]
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Korean Air faces $2m fine over nut outburst

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The daughter of a Korean Air executive who delayed a flight because she was unhappy about how she was served nuts will be reported to prosecutors and the airline could face a [...]
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UN Security Council to meet next week on N Korea

UN Security Council to meet next week on N Korea

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council will meet next week to discuss North Korea’s rights record amid calls for Pyongyang to be referred to the international court for crimes against [...]
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Korea Won Rallies Most Since April as Yen Extends Gains

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s won rose the most since April, tracking gains in the yen as investors sought the relative safety of the Japanese currency amid the plunge in oil. The yen [...]
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Did N Korea Hack Sony?

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

There is strong suspicion that North Korean state-sponsored hackers were behind the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment just before Thanksgiving. Since June of this [...]
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N. Korea Seeks UN Meeting on CIA Torture

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea asked the UN Security Council in a letter Monday to take up the CIA’s harsh treatment of terror suspects, instead of the North’s own human rights [...]
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Sony Corporation To Confirm N Korea Is Behind Hack Attack

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Full-timewhistl | 6:00 AM

ony had suspected North Korean involvement behind the attack, but security firm Mandiant and the FBI refrained from naming anyone. Although the FBI claimed the hacking [...]
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Rogen defends satirising N Korean leader in ‘The Interview’

17-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Actor-director Seth Rogen defended the choice to parody North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in raunchy comedy “The Interview,” the movie that sparked a real-life [...]
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