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‘Nut rage’ incident forces Korea to consider laws against abuse of power

‘Nut rage’ incident forces Korea to consider laws against abuse of power

17-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

South Korean politicians are considering bringing in new legislation to punish the rich and powerful from abusing their positions, following the “nut rage” [...]
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LG Electronics Executives Indicted in Korea Over Damaged Samsung Washing Machines

17-Feb-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

A top LG Electronics Inc. executive has been indicted by Seoul prosecutors for allegedly vandalising several high-end washing machines manufactured by rival Samsung [...]
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China’s Anbang agreed to buy Korea’s Tong Yang Life for $1 billion: media

17-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Anbang Insurance Group agreed to buy a controlling stake in South Korean life insurer Tong Yang Life Insurance Co (082640.KS) for 1.1 trillion won ($1 billion), [...]
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N Korea to hold giant, ‘grand style’ military parade

16-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

North Korea will hold one of its giant displays of military muscle this year, the ruling Workers’ Party said Friday, stressing the need for “cutting-edge” [...]
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N Korea woos anti-money laundering body

16-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Heraldsun | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea is trying to repair its international image by courting a little known but influential body that fights money laundering and terrorist financing. LONG accused by [...]
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Korean Air heiress gets 1 year in jail

Korean Air heiress gets 1 year in jail

16-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:00 AM

A Seoul court on Thursday sentenced Cho Hyun-ah, former vice president of Korean Air, to one year in prison for obstructing aviation safety by interfering with cabin crew [...]
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China Plans International Tourism Zone with N Korea and Russia

16-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

China is planning an international tourism zone in its northeastern border area with Russia and North Korea, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday, in Pyongyang’s [...]
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N Korea’s Missile Threat and China’s Objections to Korea’s Missile Defense

16-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

During his visit to Seoul on February 4, PRC Defense minister Chang Wanquan is reported to have raised objections with South Korean counterparts to the potential deployment [...]
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China plans international tourism zone with N Korea, Russia: state media

16-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is planning an international tourism zone in its northeastern border area with Russia and North Korea, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday, in Pyongyang’s [...]
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Korean Air chief’s daughter gets 1-year jail term in ‘nut rage’ case

14-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court sentenced the daughter of Korean Air Lines’ chair to one year in prison, after finding her guilty over an on-board incident in New York concerning [...]
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Korea’s family firms in the spotlight

14-Feb-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A court in Seoul, South Korea has found the daughter of Korean Air chair guilty of violating aviation safety law. Cho Hyun-ah, the daughter of the head of Korean Air, was [...]
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Korea-Japan tension grows over Dokdo, historical discord

14-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

Japan’s foreign minister renewed the country’s claim to South Korean islets of Dokdo on Thursday, triggering criticism from Seoul and exacerbating ongoing [...]
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Buckely Airmen Deploy To Korea In F-16s

14-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Cbs Local | 6:00 AM

F-16 fighter jets deployed from Buckley Air Force Base to South Korea. Airmen from the 140th Wing of the Colorado National Guard took off Thursday morning. The National Guard [...]
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Korea offers loans to raise ferry safety

14-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Ihsmari Time360 | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government is offering loans with substantial repayment periods to domestic ferry companies to enhance safety standards. Ferry safety has been in the [...]
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N. Korea warns South of ‘most miserable end’

14-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea stepped up its rhetoric against the South Wednesday, warning that its neighbour would face a “most miserable end” if it joined the US in “a war [...]
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