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Korea preparing ‘several’ measures to stabilise financial markets: finance minister

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

South Korea is preparing “several” steps to stabilise domestic financial markets that have been going through heightened volatility, including the won’s [...] » More

Korea advances missile defence system, risking clash with China

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

A US-made missile defence system in South Korea moved one step closer to completion this week, in a controversial move that signals the Westward shift of the country’s [...] » More

N Korea fires 1 short-range ballistic missile into East Sea: JCS

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

North Korea fired one short-range ballistic missile into the East Sea on Sunday, two days after a US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier arrived here for a joint [...] » More

Korea’s president, caught on hot mic, says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol on Monday accused the country’s media of damaging its alliance with the United States after a TV broadcaster released a video [...] » More

N Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US VP Harris visit

N Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US VP Harris visit

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

North Korea fired a ballistic missile towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, ahead of planned military drills by South Korean and US forces involving an aircraft [...] » More

Korea, US begin combined naval exercise involving Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | Inquirer | 5:02 AM

South Korea and the United States kicked off their first combined naval exercise, involving an American aircraft carrier, near the peninsula in five years Monday, a day after [...] » More

N. Korea-China cargo train operation seems to have resumed: ministry

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | Inquirer | 5:02 AM

A freight train from the Chinese border city of Dandong was seen crossing a railway bridge into North Korea on Monday, marking the resumption of such a cargo service [...] » More

Inflation to stay in 5-6pct range for considerable period of time: BOK chief

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Korea’s consumer prices are likely to peak in October, but they may stabilise at a slow pace due to the local currency’s sharp weakness against the US dollar, the [...] » More

New COVID-19 cases hit over 2-month low; outdoor mask mandates fully lifted

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fell to the lowest number in more than two months on Monday, as the virus wave has been slowing down at a steady pace and the government has [...] » More

Yoon sees greater likelihood of N. Korean provocation in case of Taiwan conflict

Yoon sees greater likelihood of N. Korean provocation in case of Taiwan conflict

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

President Yoon Suk-yeol has expressed concern that a potential military conflict between China and Taiwan could raise the likelihood of North Korea’s provocations, [...] » More

Seoul says N Korea, China reopen freight train traffic

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

North Korea and China resumed freight train service Monday following a five-month hiatus, South Korean officials said, as the North struggles to revive an economy battered by [...] » More

Government to encourage private sector to bring back overseas financial assets

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

The government is considering possible measures to encourage the private sector to bring back financial assets that are outside of Korea, worth over $700 billion in net [...] » More

Outdoor mask mandate fully lifted, other COVID-19 rules in review

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korea will no longer require masks for outdoor group activities, starting Monday. The government also plans to ease other antivirus measures down the road. The outdoor [...] » More

Government considers easing additional COVID-19 measures

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:02 AM

The government is expected to speed up the pace of its COVID-19 exit strategy after its decision to lift all outdoor mask mandates starting Monday. The next steps are likely [...] » More

N Korea fires missile as US preps drills with South

27-Sep-2022 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 5:02 AM

North Korea lit up Sunday’s (September 25) dawn skies by test-firing a short-range ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan off the divided peninsula’s east coast. [...] » More