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China budget carrier Spring Airlines plans N Korea route

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Spring Airlines Co plans to fly to the North Korean capital Pyongyang next year, making it the third airline to run scheduled flights to the isolated country. [...]
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The UN Secretary-General Says He Will Try to Visit N Korea as Soon as Possible

The UN Secretary-General Says He Will Try to Visit N Korea as Soon as Possible

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

It was Ban Ki-moon’s first public comment on the matter UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told South Korean reporters in New York City on Monday that he was looking to [...]
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N Korean refugees beg China to save them from death

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

THEIR fate hangs in China’s hands. Nine people, including an 11-month-old baby are literally begging China for their lives. The group, all North Korean refugees, face [...]
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US Navy to strengthen cooperation with Korea, commander says

US Navy to strengthen cooperation with Korea, commander says

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The commander of US Naval Forces Korea said he plans to strengthen cooperation between the Navy’s Seventh Fleet and the South Korea Navy, after recently relocating to [...]
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Ex-President Kim lays foundation for S. Korea-China ties: ambassador

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

A South Korean envoy mourned the death of former President Kim Young-sam on Monday, crediting him for laying the foundation for bilateral relations between Seoul and Beijing. [...]
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Zombie Companies in Korea Spur Restructuring Push

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Policy makers in Seoul are accelerating efforts to restructure debt-laden and unprofitable companies before an anticipated rise in US interest rates and any further slowdown [...]
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N Korea wins back its pride in ‘kimchi war’ with South

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea scored a major victory in the kimchi wars on Monday when the UN all but elevated its pickled vegetables to the same lofty status as its southern neighbour’s [...]
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Korea Stages Drill Near Disputed Border, Despite Threats from the North

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s military conducted major live-fire drills on Monday, on the anniversary of North Korea’s 2010 deadly shelling of a South Korean island, despite [...]
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UN chief Ban says ‘positive signs’ from Pyongyang on N Korea visit

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was discussing with North Korea the dates for his visit to the isolated state but no decision has been made in his first public [...]
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Experts: N. Korea Especially Vulnerable to Effects of Climate Change

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Climate change could have a serious impact on North Korea by worsening the country’s chronic food shortages, experts and international agencies have warned. According [...]
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Seoul: N Korean leader Kim demotes top official

Seoul: N Korean leader Kim demotes top official

25-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is believed to have demoted one of his top associates and sent him to a rural collective farm, Seoul’s spy agency told lawmakers [...]
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US military helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing 2 Americans

US military helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing 2 Americans

24-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Fox News | 9:15 AM

A U.S. military helicopter crashed in South Korea during a routine training mission Monday, killing both American pilots on board, the U.S. Army and South Korean police said. [...]
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N Korea threatens South with ‘merciless retaliation’ as anniversary of deadly island artillery barrage looms

N Korea threatens South with ‘merciless retaliation’ as anniversary of deadly island artillery barrage looms

24-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-Un has threatened South Korea with “merciless retaliation” if Seoul holds artillery exercises close to the border between the deadly rivals. Tensions are [...]
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Kim Young-sam, former president of Korea, dies at 87

24-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Kim Young-sam, the former president of South Korea who replaced the last of the country’s military leaders, purged politicised generals and introduced a landmark reform [...]
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White House: Ex-President Kim’s legacy enshrined in ‘unbreakable’ US-Korea ties

24-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The White House expressed condolences Sunday over the death of former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, saying the late leader helped lead the Asian ally to democracy and [...]
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