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How the US and Korea Could Work Together to Reduce Carbon Emissions

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Even as the shale-gas boom has dramatically changed America’s energy mix and pricing, the US still burns a lot of coal. Because the fleet of domestic coal-fired power [...]
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Some Korean ferry mourners tire of activists seizing their cause\

Some Korean ferry mourners tire of activists seizing their cause\

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:57 AM

South Korean families who lost loved ones in April’s ferry disaster are demanding accountability from the government, but some have grown weary of strident activists [...]
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Troops Deploy to Korea for Exercise

Troops Deploy to Korea for Exercise

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Defense | 6:47 AM

The US Army’s only command that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats is participating in this year’s Ulchi Freedom Guardian [...]
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Samsung Told by Korean Tax Man to Use Apple-Topping Cash

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co. is sitting on a cash pile 58 percent bigger than Apple Inc.’s war chest. The tax man has a message for South Korea’s biggest company: [...]
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China taps Korea for ideas in Qualcomm antitrust case

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese antitrust officials have met with their South Korean counterparts to discuss violations by US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, sources said, as Beijing reaches out to [...]
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US calls for ‘extreme interoperability’ with S. Korea in air defense system

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The United States has no objection to South Korea’s plan to develop its own missile defense system but hopes that it would be interoperable with the existing US system, [...]
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Hunger-striking father of Korean ferry victim hospitalised

Hunger-striking father of Korean ferry victim hospitalised

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea’s ferry disaster was hospitalised Friday after mounting a 40-day hunger strike to demand a full [...]
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New N. Korean rocket launch site near completion: think-tank

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea will be able to test longer-range rockets at its new launch site before the end of this year, a US think-tank has said. A major construction programme has been [...]
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Hyundai Motor workers in Korea to go on strike

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Workers at South Korea’s largest automaker Hyundai Motor Co. will launch a limited strike Friday to press their demands for wage hikes, a union spokesman said. The [...]
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Asian Games – New talks set as N Korea slashes delegation

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea will hold new talks with South Korea about taking part in the Incheon Asian Games after slashing the size of its delegation, a government official said on Friday. [...]
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Hyundai, Kia’s strike to cost 65 billion won: sources

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Workers at South Korea’s two top carmakers went on a partial strike Friday for the first time this year, with industry watchers saying it may cause up to 65 billion won [...]
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Heading to Pyongyang, Japanese ex-wrestler hopes to win over N Korea

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

It might not be the “Rumble in the Jungle” or at King of the Ring level, but an international pro wrestling tournament set for the end of the month is sure to [...]
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Seoul’s new envoy upbeat on patching up ties with Japan

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s new ambassador to Japan, Yoo Heung-soo, is optimistic about improving diplomatic relations with Japan and said he was looking forward to using his [...]
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How to Make a Documentary in N Korea Without Being Hassled

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Indiewire | 6:00 AM

Soon-Mi Yoo’s feature debut, “Songs from the North,” which aims to shed some light on the people of North Korea, was awarded the award for Best First [...]
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Wars of words

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

In the dog days of August, Japan and one of its former colonies, South Korea, mark a string of painful anniversaries. The culmination must be for the end of the second world [...]
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