Archive for October 4th, 2017

Supreme Court rejects Samsung appeal in warranty dispute

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a bid by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to force customers who have filed proposed class-action lawsuits against the company to [...]
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Egypt denies N Korea arms bound for its military

Egypt denies N Korea arms bound for its military

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Egyptian government denied on Monday that a shipment of weapons from North Korea was destined for its military, as reported in The Washington Post. In a report published [...]
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White House again rejects talks with N Korea on nuclear issue

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The White House on Monday ruled out talks with North Korea except to discuss the fate of Americans held there, again appearing to rebuke Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who [...]
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Soviet scientists to blame for N Korea’s nuclear weapons, ex-CIA chief claims

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

SOVIET nuclear scientists are the reason North Korea has managed to develop nuclear weapons, a former CIA chief and two defectors claimed. Bruce Klingner, CIA deputy chief [...]
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US will only talk to N Korea about freeing US citizensWhite House

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration will not hold any talks with North Korea at this time, except for possible conversations about freeing US citizens who have been detained there, the [...]
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N Korea blasts US ‘invasion treaty’ with South as World War 3 tensions rise

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea has condemned a treaty between the US and South Korea by labelling it a scheme that will be used to invade the hermit kingdom. The isolationist nation waited [...]
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The Latest: US Navy admiral pledges to defend Japan, Korea

The Latest: US Navy admiral pledges to defend Japan, Korea

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The commander of the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier strike group has told reporters in Hong Kong that his ships have an ironclad commitment to defending US allies, [...]
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N Korea appears to have a new Internet connection thanks to the help of a state-owned Russian firm

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

A state-owned Russian telecommunications firm has given North Korea a new Internet connection, potentially increasing Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyberattacks and [...]
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A Nuclear Deal With N Korea May Be Tillerson’s Mission Impossible

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For those worried about a nuclear war between North Korea and the United States, the weekend disclosure by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson that the two nations were in [...]
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Korea Phones the North Twice a Day. No One Answers

Korea Phones the North Twice a Day. No One Answers

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Every day, South Korea’s Unification Ministry sends officials to the border village of Panmunjom to call North Korea at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more than 18 months, the [...]
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US and N Korea: To talk or not to talk?

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Now is not the time to talk to North Korea, the White House declared Monday, as President Donald Trump appeared to undermine efforts to force Pyongyang to the table. Until [...]
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Witnesses recount N. Korean leader’s brother’s last moments

Witnesses recount N. Korean leader’s brother’s last moments

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Witnesses recounted the last moments of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader as the trial began Monday in Malaysia of two women accused of assassinating [...]
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Vietnamese brides say ‘I do’ to Korea

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When baby-faced Huynh Thi Thai Muoi left her home in rural Vietnam to begin a life in South Korea with a man she barely knew, she feared it was a gamble. She didn’t [...]
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White House again rejects talks with N Korea on nuclear issue

White House again rejects talks with N Korea on nuclear issue

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The White House on Monday ruled out talks with North Korea except to discuss the fate of Americans held there, again appearing to rebuke Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who [...]
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White House says ‘not the time to talk’ with Pyongyang

White House says ‘not the time to talk’ with Pyongyang

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The White House reaffirmed Monday that “now is not the time” to talk with North Korea, putting a lid on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s attempts to [...]
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