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Korea May PMI contracts for third month to lowest since mid-2013

02-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s manufacturing activity contracted for a third consecutive month in May and fell to its lowest level since mid-2013, a private survey showed on Monday, [...]
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US says China agrees ‘pressure’ key on N Korea

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has agreed that “pressure” on North Korea is an important element in a push to rid the country of its nuclear weapons, a US official overseeing policy on [...]
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The US Tried to Stuxnet N Korea’s Nuclear Programme

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Wired | 6:00 AM

A precision digital weapon reportedly created by the US and Israel to sabotage Iran’s nuclear programme had a fraternal twin that was designed to attack North [...]
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Korea to add fourth mobile operator

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Telecoms | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government has decided having just three mobile operators doesn’t create enough competition, so it will select a fourth within the next year. According [...]
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N Korea Covers Up Russian Sub’s Fatal Collision in Its Waters

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

North Korea concealed a collision between a Russian submarine and one of its own patrol ships as well as fishing boats that occurred nearly a year ago in coastal waters off [...]
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N Korea, Japan seem far apart on abduction report as deadline nears

01-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

With no progress reported in North Korea’s investigation into the fates of Japanese nationals it abducted decades ago, Tokyo is stepping up calls on Pyongyang to [...]
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Human Rights Watch to Korea: Repeal outdated National Security Law

30-May-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Human Rights Watch recommended Thursday that South Korea repeal its anti-communist National Security Law. In a report that described the South Korean law as a “relic of [...]
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N Korean nuclear, missile experts visit Iran-dissidents

N Korean nuclear, missile experts visit Iran-dissidents

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday that a delegation of North Korean nuclear and missile experts visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks [...]
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Korea’s problem: hard on the outside but soft on the inside

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Even as higher US interest rates pull funds out of emerging markets, South Korea will probably be spared from the upheavals caused by a massive capital flight in 2008, [...]
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Industrial hub Ulsan a warning for cooling Korea

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

May 29 The port of Ulsan was the cradle of South Korea’s breakneck industrialisation. Now, the main production site for big manufacturers such as Hyundai Motor and oil [...]
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Saudi Arabia goes on refinery hiring spree in Korea

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Saudi Arabia’s state oil firm is on a hiring spree in South Korea, as the world’s top crude exporter seeks engineers to run plants in its soaring refining sector [...]
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Increasing trade with Korea could boost Florida

30-May-2015 Intellasia | TBO | 6:00 AM

Last year, the United States did $114 billion in trade with the Republic of Korea. Some 150 South Korean companies have invested $11 billion in the US and created more than [...]
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Major construction at N Korea rocket site, US research institute says

30-May-2015 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Satellite imagery shows significant new construction at North Korea’s main rocket launch site in a sign of leader Kim Jong Un’s determination to pursue a space [...]
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Fresh upgrades at N. Korea rocket site: US think-tank

30-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fresh satellite images show substantial new construction at North Korea’s space rocket launch site, mirroring leader Kim Jong-Un’s recent vow to launch more [...]
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Iran, N. Korea ‘collaborate’ on nuclear arms: Iranian opposition

30-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An exiled Iranian opposition group accused Tehran Thursday of a “vast collaboration” with North Korea in developing nuclear arms, alleging that experts from both [...]
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