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US confirms third American detained in N Korea

US confirms third American detained in N Korea

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The United States on Friday confirmed North Korea has detained a third American and called on the communist state to release the trio. “We are aware that a US citizen [...]
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Is N Korea Collecting Americans?

Is N Korea Collecting Americans?

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The dailybeast | 6:00 AM

Late Thursday North Korea announced the detention of Jeffrey Edward Fowle, who it claims is an American citizen. According to the official state news agency, Fowle is accused [...]
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Warmer China-Korea trade ties send warning to Taiwan

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

The People’s Bank of China used funds under its currency deal with South Korea for the first time on May 30, which is being seen as an indication of warmer political [...]
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Japan envoy visiting US to discuss N Korea

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Zee News | 6:00 AM

A Japanese envoy expects to travel to Washington next week for talks with the US on North Korea. Japan’s director general for Asian affairs, Junichi Ihara, will meet on [...]
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Japan Envoy Visiting US to Discuss NKorea

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Abc News | 6:00 AM

A Japanese envoy expects to travel to Washington next week for talks with the US on North Korea. Japan’s director general for Asian affairs, Junichi Ihara, will meet [...]
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New Body Found After Korean Ferry Disaster

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A victim from the sunken South Korea ferry was retrieved in waters 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the capsized vessel Thursday, raising the death toll to 289, officials said. [...]
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Stronger-than-expected showing for Korea’s ruling party

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s ruling party breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday after a stronger-than-expected showing in local elections seen as a referendum on President Park Geun [...]
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Traces of illegal N Korean gold discovered in US products

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

A startling ingredient has been found in IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Ralph Lauren products: gold from North Korea, illegal under the current US sanctions against the pariah [...]
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IBM, HP products laced with N Korean gold

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

A new law designed to make sure US companies were not receiving minerals from mines controlled by militia groups in the Congo has revealed many companies, unbeknown to them, [...]
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balloons smuggling tech into N Korea

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Park Sang Hak was a member of the North Korean elite who defected after watching people starve to death. After defecting his two uncles were executed by the regime in North [...]
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IBM, others report N Korea gold in their supply lines

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Seekingalpha | 6:00 AM

Dozens of companies, including IBM and H-P (HPQ), found an unwelcome surprise in their supply chains in their search for “conflict minerals,” part of the [...]
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Banned N Korean gold taints US products

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

As companies scrambled to meet a deadline to report whether their suppliers used minerals from mines controlled by armed groups in the Congo region, they stumbled on [...]
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N Korea arrests US tourist: KCNA

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has arrested a US tourist for violating visa regulations, Pyongyang’s state media said Friday, with three Americans now believed to be held by the reclusive [...]
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Korea gives Corvette to Philippine Navy

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

South Korea continues to boost the arsenal of the Philippine Navy, this time a battle-ready Corvette. Peter Paul Galvez, Department of National Defense spokesman, said that [...]
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US juice pouring into Korea

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

South Korea is helping to ease the squeeze on Florida’s orange-juice industry. The nation imported 13.2 million gallons of US orange juice this year through April, [...]
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