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Park vows to overhaul Korea’s R&D system

13-May-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

President Park Geun-hye vowed Thursday to innovate Korea’s research and development (R&D) system, stressing the country’s prowess in science and technology is [...]
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N Korea suspected of hacking Korean defense contractor

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Csoonline | 6:00 AM

On Tuesday, South Korean officials announced an investigation into a security incident at Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., one of the key contractors involved [...]
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N Korea stages second mass spectacular to mark end of congress

N Korea stages second mass spectacular to mark end of congress

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of North Koreans packed a Pyongyang square Tuesday night to take part in a mass dance and torchlight parade, the second mega-event within hours to mark the [...]
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S Korea Investigating Alleged N Korean Cyberattack on Warship Manufacturer

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

South Korea has launched a probe into an alleged hacking attack supposed to be conducted by Northern neighbour, Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., local media [...]
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PBOC Policy Bank Focus Finds Fan in Korea Restructuring Push

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

With a growing need for South Korea to restructure its “zombie” companies, the central bank is being nudged to add ammunition to government-run policy banks [...]
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Exclusive: GE to buy power plant unit of Korea’s Doosan Engineering

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

General Electric Co (GE.N) has agreed to buy a unit of South Korea’s Doosan Engineering and Construction Co (011160.KS) that produces key components of combined-cycle [...]
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Belgian prisons ‘like N Korea’ as strike crisis hits

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Belgium faces a growing crisis in its prisons, with the army called in to help and inmates stuck in their cells 24 hours a day as the government struggles to end a strike by [...]
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No ‘imminent’ signs of N. Korea nuclear test: US think tank

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Recent satellite images show no imminent signs of a fifth North Korean nuclear test, following the conclusion of a party congress that many thought Pyongyang would mark with [...]
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N. Korea looks back to the future

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s first ruling party congress for nearly four decades proclaimed the formal start of the Kim Jong-Un era, but the event was more notable for nods to the [...]
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Bolton: N. Korea hoping to hoodwink US again on nukes

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Bostonherald | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jung-un made some unpredicted moves at the just-concluded conference of the Workers Party of Korea (as the North’s communists are known). [...]
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Korea fingers North for defence contractor hack

12-May-2016 Intellasia | The Register | 6:00 AM

South Korea is fingering its northern neighbours for an attack last month against a navy defence contractor. North Korea’s regime says the attribution is political and [...]
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N Korean general, reported executed, turns up at party congress

12-May-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A senior North Korean military leader believed executed earlier this year for “factionalism, misuse of authority and corruption” seems to be alive and still a [...]
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Navy Shipbuilder Suffers N Korean Hacking Attack

12-May-2016 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

Military authorities are investigating a suspected North Korean hacking attack on Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction, which builds warships for the Navy. A military [...]
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Mass rally in N Korea after congress bolsters leader

12-May-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

After a ruling-party congress in which leader Kim Jong Un enshrined his hold on power and his commitment to developing nuclear weapons, hundreds of thousands of North Koreans [...]
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Kim Jong Un emerges more confident from N Korea’s Congress

12-May-2016 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un flashed a new suit, a new title and new economic plans during the country’s first ruling party congress in 36 years – but not much [...]
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