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Korea Budgets a Trillion Won for Blockchain Tech in 2019

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CCN | 6:27 AM

South Korea’s government has earmarked a 5 trillion won ($4.4 billion) budget toward its ‘Growth through Innovation’ investment programme in eight critical [...]
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Top S. Korea Buddhist in corruption, fatherhood allegations

Top S. Korea Buddhist in corruption, fatherhood allegations

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

South Korea’s biggest Buddhist denomination ordered its executive head to step down Thursday amid mounting allegations he forged his academic credentials, accumulated [...]
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Malaysia court rules N. Korea assassination trial can proceed

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

The murder trial of two women accused of assassinating the half-brother of North Korea’s leader can proceed, a Malaysian court ruled Thursday, in a blow to their [...]
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Key ruling due for women on trial in Kim Jong Nam killing

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:27 AM

Two women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after the judge found evidence of a [...]
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US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking N Korea embargo

US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking N Korea embargo

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

The US Treasury announced sanctions on Russian and Chinese companies Wednesday for violating the economic embargo on North Korea as Washington seeks to maintain pressure on [...]
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Korean family reunion brings no end to heartache

Korean family reunion brings no end to heartache

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

The first reunions in years of families divided by the Korean War evoke bittersweet memories for Kim Jong-gyu, whose few hours with her brother in 2014– under the [...]
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N Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

N Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | FPT | 6:36 AM

North Korea marked the anniversary of the end of World War II and its liberation from Japanese colonial rule with a series of ceremonies ahead of what is expected to be a [...]
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Pentagon reaffirms it will identify remains returned from N Korea despite their ‘moderate to poor’ condition

Pentagon reaffirms it will identify remains returned from N Korea despite their ‘moderate to poor’ condition

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:36 AM

Pentagon officials reaffirmed Tuesday the military’s commitment to identify the recently transferred remains believed to be those of US soldiers killed in the Korean [...]
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Korean leader calls for train route to N Korea by end of year

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:36 AM

President Moon Jae-in says road and rail links should be established between the two neighbours The South Korean president has called for the creation of road and rail links [...]
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If N Korea won’t denuclearise, here’s what the US should do

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:36 AM

National Security Adviser John Bolton recently told Fox News that North Korea has “not taken the steps we feel are necessary to denuclearise,” adding that [...]
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How the US Helped Prevent N Korea and Korea From Reaching Real Peace in the 1950s

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:36 AM

In the long history of Korea, nothing compares to the 20th century division of the peninsula or the war that followed. That war has not finished, and a peace treaty remains [...]
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Korean president calls for single economic community with North to bring peace, prosperity

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:36 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for a single economic community between North and South Korea on Wednesday, saying that closer railway, energy and economic [...]
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Korea wants a railway ‘community’ with N Korea, China and the US

Korea wants a railway ‘community’ with N Korea, China and the US

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:36 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in wants to create a Northeast Asian railroad community with North Korea, the United States, China, Japan, Russia and Mongolia, Yonhap News [...]
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Korea’s Moon says he hopes for progress on denuclearisation, treaty at next summit

Korea’s Moon says he hopes for progress on denuclearisation, treaty at next summit

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:36 AM

A third summit of Korean leaders planned for next month will be a further step towards denuclearisation of the peninsula and a peace treaty to end the Korean War, South [...]
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Putin ready to meet N. Korea’s Kim at ‘early date’: KCNA

Putin ready to meet N. Korea’s Kim at ‘early date’: KCNA

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:36 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “at an early date”, the North’s state media reported Wednesday, amid [...]
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