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N. Korea approves new frontline army duties amid tensions

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doubled down on his nuclear arms buildup to overwhelm “hostile forces” at a key meeting where military leaders approved [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim urges stronger war deterrent, amid concern over potential nuclear test

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered a strengthening of the country’s defence capabilities, state media said on Friday, as he wrapped up a key party meeting with top [...] » More

N. Korea approves new frontline army duties amid tensions

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | ABC News | 5:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doubled down on his nuclear arms buildup to overwhelm “hostile forces” at a key meeting where military leaders approved [...] » More

As Kim Jong Un prepares for nuclear test, Biden approach to N Korea is failing, experts warn

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Fox News | 5:02 AM

Ever since President Biden took office, North Korea has been escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula by testing its ballistic missile programmes including its [...] » More

Korea to raise energy efficiency 25pct by 2027

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Korea Times | 5:02 AM

The government will sign an agreement with 30 high-energy-consuming firms to lower their power consumption, providing tax incentives, monetary rewards and greater policy [...] » More

N Korea could be planning advanced deployment of nuclear weapons, say analysts

N Korea could be planning advanced deployment of nuclear weapons, say analysts

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

North Korea is planning on assigning additional duties to front-line army units, state media have reported, an announcement which analysts are interpreting as preparing the [...] » More

S. Korea braces for ‘perfect storm’ in the financial market

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s financial authorities on Thursday warned of a “perfect storm” approaching the nation’s economy, while pledging to pump liquidity into [...] » More

New COVID-19 cases below 8,000 for 2nd day amid easing omicron spread

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases came below 8,000 for the second consecutive day Friday, marking a moderate downtrend amid the slowing omicron wave. The country added [...] » More

Yoon says revision of 52-hour work week not yet official

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

President Yoon Suk-yeol said Friday that a revision to the 52-hour legal work week has not been officially decided by the government yet. Labour minister Lee Jeong-sik told [...] » More

China, Korea battle population woes as ‘children are not a must’, adding to economic peril

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Japan has long been the poster boy for population crisis, but South Korea’s fertility rate is now one of the lowest in the world, and China’s is not much better. [...] » More

Approval of Korea’s 1st homegrown vaccine likely next week

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korea is inching closer to approving its first homegrown vaccine with expectations that the government’s official announcement could come as early as next week. [...] » More

Koreans hold anti-THAAD protest near presidential office

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

South Korean residents and peace activists who had protested against the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) rallied on Thursday near the [...] » More

House panel advances 2023 defense bill maintaining US troop level in S. Korea

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

The US House Armed Services Committee has endorsed an annual defense policy bill for the fiscal year 2023 maintaining the current level of around 28,500 American troops in [...] » More

In key party meeting, N. Korea approves strengthening ‘war deterrent,’ state media says

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Yonhap | 5:02 AM

North Korea approved an “important issue” to strengthen its “war deterrent” during a three-day high-profile party session on defense policies and [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim urges stronger war deterrent amid international concern about potential nuclear test

N Korea’s Kim urges stronger war deterrent amid international concern about potential nuclear test

25-Jun-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered a strengthening of the country’s defence capabilities as he wrapped up a key meeting with top military officials, state media [...] » More