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N. Korea beefs up crackdown on use of mobile phones, digital devices in border regions: report

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

North Korea appears to have intensified its crackdown on the use of mobile phones and other digital devices in border regions to prevent the inflow of culture from South [...] » More

Tongyang Life Insurance sells 3.74pct stake in Woori Financial

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Tongyang Life Insurance Co. said Friday it sold its entire stake in major financial holding firm Woori Financial Group Inc. as part of efforts to bolster its balance sheet. [...] » More

6 USFK-affiliated individuals test positive for COVID-19

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Five American service members and a civilian worker for the US military in South Korea tested positive for the new coronavirus upon arrival here from the United States, US [...] » More

US seeks ‘reliable, predictable’ way forward with N Korea

US seeks ‘reliable, predictable’ way forward with N Korea

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The United States is seeking a “reliable, predictable and constructive” way to secure progress in stalled denuclearisation talks with North Korea, US deputy [...] » More

New cases above 1,600 amid 4th wave of pandemic; toughest curbs in wider Seoul extended

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases dropped Friday from the previous day’s all-time high, but authorities extended the toughest virus curbs in the wider [...] » More

S. Korea to launch pilot operation of mobile driver’s license in Jan

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korea plans to begin a pilot operation of a mobile driver’s license in January next year in a bid to help people verify their identities more conveniently, a [...] » More

Hyundai E&C to continue coal power project in Vietnam despite criticism

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Climate activists on Friday blasted South Korean builder Hyundai Engineering & Construction for its decision to continue its 1,200-megawatt Quang Trach 1 coal power [...] » More

Samsung offering special trade-in programme in US for new foldable smartphones

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest smartphone maker, is running a special trade-in programme in the United States for its upcoming new foldable smartphones, [...] » More

Korea: Country once hailed for COVID response now struggling to contain Delta surge

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News UK | 5:02 AM

South Korea has reported its highest-ever number of daily COVID-19 cases as the country once lauded for its handling of the pandemic struggles with a new wave of the Delta [...] » More

Greater Seoul to be under toughest curbs for 2 more weeks

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korea will extend the toughest virus restrictions in the greater Seoul area for another two weeks amid no signs of a letup in the fourth wave of new COVID-19 outbreaks, [...] » More

N. Korea is one area US and China share ‘aligned’ interests: State Dept

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

The United States and China may share similar interests when it comes to the issue of denuclearising North Korea despite their sometimes competitive and even adversarial [...] » More

Seoul stocks up for 2nd day on earnings hopes, ECB comments

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korean stocks advanced for the second consecutive session Friday, largely as optimism for strong earnings and dovish signals from the European Central Bank (ECB) offset [...] » More

3 more newly enlisted soldiers at boot camp test positive for virus

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Three more newly enlisted soldiers at an Army boot camp have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total caseload recently reported at the base to 122, the [...] » More

Korea keeps wider Seoul under tight social distancing, but without closing risky venues

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Seoul and nearby cities the epicenter of Korea’s current, largest wave of COVID-19 yet will stay under strict social distancing rules for another two weeks, health [...] » More

Summer appliance sales soaring amid scorching heat

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

Sales of summer appliances, including air conditioners and fans, are soaring in South Korea, industry sources said Friday, as the sweltering heat continues to scorch the [...] » More