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Korea Vows to Quickly Send Aid to Drought-Hit N Korea

22-May-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea while it also considers sending food to the country that [...]
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N Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure

N Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure

22-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea denounced the United States as “a gangster country” for seizing one of its cargo ships and urged UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take [...]
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US, N Korea military officers hold ‘friendly’ conversations daily, report says

US, N Korea military officers hold ‘friendly’ conversations daily, report says

22-May-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

North Korea and US military officers have exchanged phone calls at the Korean demilitarised zone, and conversations included friendly chats about girlfriends and sports, [...]
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Tens of thousands of N Korean women ‘sold into China sex trade and systemically raped’

Tens of thousands of N Korean women ‘sold into China sex trade and systemically raped’

22-May-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

‘North Korean women and girls are passed through the hands of traffickers, brokers, and criminal organisations. Before being pulled into China’s sex trade, where [...]
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Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with Korea

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with Korea

22-May-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Japan’s defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers. Defense [...]
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Why Mike Pompeo Smirked When Asked If N Korea Executed Negotiators

Why Mike Pompeo Smirked When Asked If N Korea Executed Negotiators

21-May-2019 Intellasia | Common Dreams | 6:44 AM

“It does appear that the next time we have serious conversations, my counterpart will be someone else,” said the secretary of state “Suffer me that I may [...]
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President Trump’s global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and N Korea all in play

President Trump’s global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and N Korea all in play

21-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* President Trump’s allies praise him for his willingness to take on issues long neglected by US policy makers: confronting China’s unfair trade practices, taking [...]
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The N Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions

21-May-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little [...]
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Why Mike Pompeo Smirked When Asked If N Korea Executed Negotiators

21-May-2019 Intellasia | Common Dreams | 6:00 AM

“It does appear that the next time we have serious conversations, my counterpart will be someone else,” said the secretary of state “Suffer me that I may [...]
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Fresh Guess at N Korea’s Nuclear Warheads Offered

21-May-2019 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

A private US think tank has offered yet another guess at the number of nuclear warheads North Korea might possess and has alighted on 20. In a report released last week, the [...]
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Korea automakers’ shares rise on hope of US tariff exemption

21-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean automakers saw their shares rise on Monday on optimism they would be exempt from import tariffs on vehicles the United States deems a threat to national [...]
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Korea’s Q1 Growth Lowest in OECD

21-May-2019 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

Korea’s economy grew at the slowest pace among member nations of the OECD in the first quarter of this year. The dismal performance contrasts with President Moon [...]
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Korea’s government will switch to Linux over cost concerns

21-May-2019 Intellasia | Engadget | 6:00 AM

Some governments might have fallen out of love with Linux, but South Korea appears ready to start a torrid affair. The country’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety has [...]
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US OKs Possible $314 Million Missile Deal for Korea

US OKs Possible $314 Million Missile Deal for Korea

21-May-2019 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

The US State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean Peninsula. [...]
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US approves missile sales to S.Korea, Japan

20-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States said Friday it had approved more than $600 million in sales of air defense missiles to South Korea and Japan as tensions return with North Korea. The State [...]
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