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Theresa May expected to reject Seoul’s request to relax sanctions on N Korea

Theresa May expected to reject Seoul’s request to relax sanctions on N Korea

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Theresa May is expected to rebuff a request from Moon Jae-in, the South Korean president, for Britain to relax sanctions on Pyongyang when the two leaders hold talks at the [...]
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Bodies of five Korean mountaineers brought home

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The bodies of five South Korean climbers killed in one of Nepal’s deadliest mountaineering accidents of recent years were returned home on Wednesday. The South Koreans, [...]
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S. Korea refuses refugee status for nearly 400 Yemenis

S. Korea refuses refugee status for nearly 400 Yemenis

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nearly 400 Yemenis were denied refugee status by South Korea on Wednesday, months after their arrival on the resort island of Jeju triggered a populist outcry. [...]
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Korea denies refugee status to Yemeni asylum seekers

Korea denies refugee status to Yemeni asylum seekers

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea has denied refugee status but granted temporary stay permits to hundreds of Yemeni asylum seekers who arrived on the southern island of Jeju this year, the [...]
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N Korea releases Korean after illegal border crossing

N Korea releases Korean after illegal border crossing

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea released a South Korean who illegally crossed the border into the North, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said on Tuesday (October 16), as relations [...]
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Weeping relatives receive bodies of Korean climbers

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Relatives dressed in black funeral suits wept in grief on Wednesday as the bodies of five South Korean mountain climbers arrived home from Nepal where they had died in a [...]
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Koreas and UN Command begin talks on demilitarising border

Koreas and UN Command begin talks on demilitarising border

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The two Koreas and the US-led United Nations Command began talks Tuesday on demilitarising a section of the heavily fortified border dividing the peninsula, as a diplomatic [...]
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Two Koreas, UN Command wrap up first session of talks on disarming border

Two Koreas, UN Command wrap up first session of talks on disarming border

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea held their first three-way talks with the United Nations Command (UNC) on Tuesday to discuss ways to demilitarise the border as the neighbours push for [...]
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N. Korea slams US for ‘evil’ sanctions push

N. Korea slams US for ‘evil’ sanctions push

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s state media on Tuesday slammed the United States for an “evil” attempt to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, accusing President Donald [...]
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N KoreaKorea diplomacy flourishes, but what about Kim Jong Un’s nukes?

N KoreaKorea diplomacy flourishes, but what about Kim Jong Un’s nukes?

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea continued their push for peace Monday with high-level talks that resulted in a host of agreements, including a plan by the rivals for a groundbreaking [...]
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N Korea’s economic growth from Pyongyang’s perspective

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | 38north | 6:00 AM

Has North Korea’s economy been growing under sanctions? That’s what an economist in Pyongyang claims. In a recent interview with Kyodo (published here by Japan [...]
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Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The rival Koreas and the US-led United Nations Command met Tuesday to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared border under a peace [...]
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Moon says world needs to show N. Korea made ‘right’ decision

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Korea Herald | 6:00 AM

The international community needs to prove that North Korea has made the right decision to give up its nuclear ambition, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday, [...]
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Korean government ministers meet to discuss post-summit specifics

Korean government ministers meet to discuss post-summit specifics

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea continued their push for peace Monday with high-level talks that resulted in a host of agreements, including a plan by the rivals for a groundbreaking [...]
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Trump says he has ‘good energy’ with Kim Jong Un, trusts him to denuclearise N Korea

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday night, President Trump said he trusts North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to dismantle its nuclear [...]
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