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Cyberattacks against US helped fund North Korea’s weapons program, feds say

Cyberattacks against US helped fund North Korea’s weapons program, feds say

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:35 AM

The U.S. Treasury Department said Friday that North Korean state-sponsored hacking groups attacked critical infrastructure, drawing illicit funds that ultimately funded the [...]
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Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia’s environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, as the neighbors traded [...]
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S Korea’s Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

S Korea’s Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Stalled negotiations on denuclearisation in North Korea on top of the agenda of the meeting between South Korea and US. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and United [...]
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Japan-South Korea Feud Starts to Cast Shadow Over Tokyo Olympics

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

A deepening feud between Japan and South Korea threatened to undercut next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, as the two sides sparred over whether spectators could wave [...]
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Military leaders remove monthly dollar limits for commissary customers in South Korea

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Military Times | 6:02 AM

Service members and families in South Korea will no longer have monthly dollar limits on purchases at commissaries, according to a new U.S. Forces Korea memorandum. The new [...]
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U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the “WannaCry” ransomware attacks and hacking of [...]
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US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The US Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on three North Korea government-sponsored hacking operations which it said were behind the theft of possibly hundreds of millions [...]
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South Korea president under fire for equally blaming Seoul, Pyongyang

South Korea president under fire for equally blaming Seoul, Pyongyang

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is under fire for equally blaming North and South for stalled inter-Korea family reunions. In a televised interview on KBS on Friday during [...]
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South Korea’s Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks

South Korea’s Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:04 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon’s office said on Friday, amid hopes [...]
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N Korea Resumes DRM Broadcasts

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | RadioWorld | 6:02 AM

North Korea has returned to digital radio broadcasting after an absence of nearly two years. The latest Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) shortwave transmissions began mid August. [...]
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Analysts: US approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore Korea, Japan ties

Analysts: US approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore Korea, Japan ties

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

The United States may not be in a position to mediate record-high tensions between its allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald [...]
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US finds N Korean readiness for talks ‘encouraging’

US finds N Korean readiness for talks ‘encouraging’

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States said Wednesday it was encouraged by North Korea’s stated willingness to resume negotiations but criticised its latest firing of projectiles as [...]
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Korea and UAE sign nuclear know-how export deal

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | GlobalConstructionReview | 6:02 AM

Nuclear companies in South Korea and the UAE are hoping to capitalise on the success of the $25bn Barakah nuclear project in Abu Dhabi by exporting similar projects to third [...]
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Korea will lodge WTO complaint over Japan’s export curbs

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The move is latest in bitter trade dispute between the two countries stemming from a decades-old dispute. South Korea’s trade minister said the country plans to file a [...]
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Korea asks IOC to ban Japan’s use of ‘Rising Sun’ flag at Olympics

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the “Rising Sun” flag at next year’s Games, Seoul’s sports ministry [...]
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