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Why N Korea’s Human Rights Abuses are Being Ignored

13-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Human rights form a pillar of most democratic countries’ foreign policies and play a major role in their international relations. When it comes to totalitarian North [...]
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HMS Sutherland arrives in Japan in effort to curb N Korea’s evasion of sanctions

13-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The Royal Navy’s HMS Sutherland docked in the Japanese port of Yokosuka on Wednesday morning and will take part in operations to combat efforts by North Korea to get [...]
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British warship to help police N Korean sanctions

13-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A British warship “changed its deployment” and arrived in Japan on Wednesday to join efforts to police UN sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear and [...]
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Korea defunded a US-based N Korean think tank and some people are accusing the government of creating a ‘blacklist’

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A US university institute at the cutting edge of research on North Korea says the South Korean government has terminated its funding, forcing it to close after it rejected [...]
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The US and Korean military appear to be trying not to give N Korea an excuse for more provocations

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

Amid the thaw in relations and upcoming summits between North Korea and the US, news coverage of US-South Korean joint exercises near the North Korean border have been [...]
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Britain sends third warship to Asia Pacific to monitor N Korea

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Press Association | 6:00 AM

‘Until North Korea matches its words with concrete actions, the UK will continue working closely with partners and allies to keep up pressure’ The UK has deployed [...]
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How one N Korean defector sends ‘true news’ from the South

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

In part six of series on North Korean defectors, Al Jazeera speaks to Lee Min-bok, head of North Korea Balloon Group. Around 31,000 North Koreans have defected to South Korea [...]
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Facing reality in the US-Saudi nuclear agreement: Korea

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Bulletin | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration is on the verge of signing a nuclear agreement with Saudi Arabia that is reportedly “flexible” on Saudi acquisition of centrifuge [...]
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Kim Jong Un may not have an airplane capable of taking him to meet Trump and it could get ‘embarrassing’

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

As the intrigue behind the upcoming US-North Korea summit gains momentum, theories on where the summit will be held prompted an additional question: how will North Korean [...]
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How Coinone Is Harnessing Korea’s Cryptocurrency Fever

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Until recently, South Korea’s fever for cryptocurrency trade has been nearly unparalleled. With only about two million traders, the small country of 50 million was one [...]
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Japan asks S. Korea to raise abduction issue at North-South summit

Japan asks S. Korea to raise abduction issue at North-South summit

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi.jp/ | 6:00 AM

Japan’s foreign minister asked his South Korean counterpart on Wednesday for the issue of North Korea’s abductions of Japanese nationals in the 1970s and 1980s to [...]
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Relatives of Japanese abducted by N Korea urge US to raise issue in Trump-Kim summit

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Families of Japanese abducted by North Korea to train their spies have made an emotional appeal for the issue to be tackled at the forthcoming US-Pyongyang summit. At least [...]
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Senior Chinese official to lead art troupe to N Korea

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Senior Chinese diplomat Song Tao will lead a Chinese art troupe to North Korea, Chinese state media said on Wednesday, in a further sign of improving ties after North Korean [...]
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Russian Foreign minister Lavrov accepts invitation to visit N Korea

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Pyongyang after accepting a formal invitation from the country’s top diplomat, the latest in a series of outreaches by [...]
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N Korea Peace Treaty Called for by ‘We the People’ White House Petition

12-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

A petition to the White House for a Korean peace treaty has garnered the number of signatures necessary to get a White House response on the We the People website. The [...]
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