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In bumpy UN dealings, Trump found backing on N Korea, isolation on Iran

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Though famously skeptical of the United Nations, US President Donald Trump harnessed its collective power to impose crushing sanctions on North Korea in a bid to start talks [...] » More

Seoul city seeks $4 million in damages from church over new COVID-19 outbreak

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The metropolitan government in South Korea’s capital Seoul said on Friday it would seek 4.6 billion won ($4 million) in damages against a church for causing the spread [...] » More

Korea approves Phase 2/3 trials of Celltrion COVID-19 antibody drug

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea said on Thursday it has approved Celltrion Inc’s experimental COVID-19 treatment for Phase 2/3 clinical trials, as the firm plans to seek a conditional [...] » More

COVID-19 Has Crushed Everybody’s EconomyExcept for Korea’s

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

As the United States struggles with a stubbornly persistent pandemic and a stubbornly slow return to economic growth, South Korea seems to have found the recipe to succeed on [...] » More

N Korean man in Malaysia challenges US extradition bid

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A North Korean man launched a legal challenge Friday against a US bid to extradite him from Malaysia over allegations he supplied goods to his country in breach of sanctions. [...] » More

A new perspective on Trump’s charm offensive with N Korea

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

For a moment during the early days of the Trump administration, then-Defense Secretary James Mattis thought the US might be on the threshold of war that could go nuclear. [...] » More

Seoul’s N Korea human rights record to be publicly available

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

South Korea is to declassify its findings on North Korea human rights for the first time since 2016. Seoul’s unification ministry said Thursday the centre for North [...] » More

Ryanair cuts one in five October flights and likens Ireland to N Korea

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Europe’s biggest budget airline has cut one in five flights in October, blaming government travel restrictions for damaging bookings. Ryanair will now fly only 40 per [...] » More

Seoul, Beijing begin irregular flights amid pandemic

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

South Korea and China on Thursday began to operate irregular flights to allow Korean residents in China who returned here due to the coronavirus outbreak to go back, the [...] » More

Satellite images show N. Korea preparing for military parade

Satellite images show N. Korea preparing for military parade

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicated Friday, even as [...] » More

Missile launch or storm repairs? Flurry of activity fuels speculation of N Korea test

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Analysts and security officials say they are watching for signs that North Korea may use an upcoming holiday to unveil new weapons or test fire a submarine-launched ballistic [...] » More

Korea’s KT sets four 5G test facilities for SMEs

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | RCRWireless | 6:02 AM

Korean carrier KT has announced plans to build 5G test facilities nationwide as part of the government’s initiative to support companies developing new services using [...] » More

Korea warns of underwater missile test launch by N Korea

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

A top South Korean military commander warned lawmakers Wednesday that North Korea could be planning to test a ballistic missile launched via submarine. The Associated Press [...] » More

S. Korea to hold ceremony to mark Philippines’ participation in Korean War

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | YNA | 6:02 AM

South Korea will hold a ceremony this week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Philippines’ participation in the Korean War, the veterans affairs ministry said [...] » More

COVID-19 Has Crushed Everybody’s Economy Except for Korea’s

18-Sep-2020 Intellasia | EP | 6:02 AM

As the United States struggles with a stubbornly persistent pandemic and a stubbornly slow return to economic growth, South Korea seems to have found the recipe to succeed on [...] » More