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N Korea issues statement applauding Korea’s hospitality toward its delegates at the Winter Olympics

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Businessinsider | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s state-sponsored news agency issued a rare press release on Monday, in which the regime’s leader, Kim Jong-un, was said to have “expressed [...]
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IOC impressed by S. Korean authorities’ efforts to contain norovirus

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical director Richard Budgett said on Sunday that he was impressed by the local authorities’ efforts to contain norovirus here. [...]
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N Korea’s Olympics delegation leaves thorny questions behind

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s delegation to the Winter Olympics returned to Pyongyang on Sunday, ending a three-day visit that amounted to a remarkable diplomatic breakthrough for the [...]
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Korea’s Olympic bet is unlikely to pay off, economics professor says

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Pyeongchang has already racked up a $13 billion bill for the Winter Olympics this year, and that mean bad news for South Korea given lukewarm ticket sales, said Andrew [...]
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Korea’s leader receives rare invitation to N Korea

Korea’s leader receives rare invitation to N Korea

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bangor Daily News | 6:00 AM

A rare invitation to Pyongyang for South Korea’s president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty’s southern road tour, part of an accelerating diplomatic [...]
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Tillerson says up to N Korea to decide when ready to engage in talks

Tillerson says up to N Korea to decide when ready to engage in talks

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

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Cairo on Monday it was up to North Korea to decide when it was ready to engage in sincere talks with the United States. US vice [...]
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Mike Pence says US is willing to talk to N Korea as Japan warns against ‘smile diplomacy’

Mike Pence says US is willing to talk to N Korea as Japan warns against ‘smile diplomacy’

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

United States vice president Mike Pence has raised the prospect of direct talks between Washington and North Korea, outlining a stance of “maximum pressure and [...]
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Sister act: Kim Yo Jong visit dominates S. Korea headlines

Sister act: Kim Yo Jong visit dominates S. Korea headlines

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A friendly face promising better times, or a mask to conceal a brutal dictatorship? South Koreans are divided on Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North’s leader, and her [...]
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CNN slammed for glowing puff piece about Kim Jong Un’s sister at Olympics

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

CNN is getting dragged online for writing a glowing puff piece about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister appearing at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea with [...]
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N Korea keeps mum on summit invite as its delegation completes Sou

N Korea keeps mum on summit invite as its delegation completes Sou

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

North Korea’s delegation sent to the Winter Olympics held “frank and candid” talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North Korean news agency [...]
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Pence says the US is open to a discussion with N Korea

Pence says the US is open to a discussion with N Korea

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The United States is willing to talk with North Korean leadership even as it continues applying maximum pressure on the rogue state’s economy, according to vice [...]
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N Korea is at the Olympics but N Koreans probably won’t get to see much of it

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea has sent a delegation of athletes, cheerleaders and artists to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but how much of the event North Koreans at home will get to see [...]
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Mattis: N Korea cannot drive wedge between the US and Korea

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Secretary of Defense James Mattis says “there’s no wedge” between the United States and South Korea, despite recent overtures between South Korea and North [...]
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With an unexpected show of Korean unity, the 2018 Winter Olympics begin

With an unexpected show of Korean unity, the 2018 Winter Olympics begin

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the [...]
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At Olympic Games, Kim Jong Un’s sister takes VIP seat

At Olympic Games, Kim Jong Un’s sister takes VIP seat

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister took her place among dignitaries from around the world, including US vice President Mike Pence, at the opening ceremony [...]
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