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Korea’s agricultural production to stand nearly flat in 2020

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | YNA | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s agricultural output is expected to stand steady this year, although farmers’ income is poised to gather ground on increased state subsidies, a [...]
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US envoy say it’s his mustache; Koreans say otherwise

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

The US ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he’s faced in his host country. His mustache, maybe? Or a Japanese ancestry that [...]
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Korea to deploy anti-piracy unit to the Strait of Hormuz

Korea to deploy anti-piracy unit to the Strait of Hormuz

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s military said on Tuesday it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off the coast of Africa to the area around the Strait of [...]
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N Korean defector in his 60s found dead

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

According to the police, the man, who came to South Korea in 2008, had been living by himself on government subsidies since 2010, when he could no longer work due to health [...]
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Korea’s exports down 0.2 pct in first 20 days of January

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | ALLHeadline | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s exports fell 0.2 percent in the first 20 days of January, marking the lowest rate of decline in a year, as outbound shipments of semiconductors rebounded, [...]
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Hope fades for missing Korea, Nepali trekkers

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Rescuers in the search for four South Korean trekkers and three Nepalis said Tuesday there was little hope of finding them alive after they were swept away and buried by an [...]
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Korea no rival to Taiwan in semiconductor industry: minister

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan boasts a semiconductor ecology that other countries find difficult to emulate South Korea can hardly compete with Taiwan in semiconductor manufacturing despite the [...]
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S. Korea confirms first case of SARS-like virus from China

S. Korea confirms first case of SARS-like virus from China

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Monday confirmed its first case of the SARS-like virus that is spreading in China, as concerns mount about a wider outbreak. A 35-year-old Chinese woman who [...]
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N Korean defector numbers to South lowest since 2001

N Korean defector numbers to South lowest since 2001

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The number of North Koreans defecting to the South dropped to its lowest in nearly two decades last year, Seoul said Monday, continuing a downward trend as Pyongyang tightens [...]
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No sex, no babies: Korea’s emerging feminists reject marriage

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

No dating, no sex, no marriage and no babies: two South Korean YouTubers who vow to stay single have caused uproar in the east Asian nation as it battles the world’s [...]
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S. Korea to focus on promoting economic cooperation with Russia, Mongolia

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:02 AM

South Korea will focus on promoting economic cooperation this year with Russia, Mongolia and other countries located north of the Korean Peninsula in line with the diplomatic [...]
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S. Korea breaks six-year winning streak on Bloomberg Innovation Index

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

South Korea ranked No. 2 on the Bloomberg Innovation Index this year, putting an abrupt halt to its six-year winning streak, government data showed Sunday. According to the [...]
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Four Korean trekkers among seven missing in Nepal avalanche

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Seven trekkers, including four South Koreans, went missing in Nepal’s northwest Himalayan region after an avalanche hit their trail, local police and hiking officials [...]
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N Korea’s Kim taps tough-talking military veteran as foreign minister

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s new foreign minister is a former defence commander with little diplomatic experience, spotlighting er Kim Jong Un’s reliance on party and military [...]
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Korea Mulls N Korea Visits Despite US Pushback

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

South Korea is considering different ways to allow its people to travel to North Korea despite a US warning to proceed with caution in visiting a country under extensive [...]
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