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N Korea says US ‘deceived’ Pyongyang on nuclear talks after Trump sends Kim birthday letter

13-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A top adviser to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that Pyongyang will not engage in the type of talks seen last year, when Kim met with US President Donald Trump in [...]
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Korea to open 30 new Korean-language institutes overseas this year

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

South Korea will open 30 new state-supported Korean-language institutes across the globe this year to meet growing demand for Korean-language education, driven by the global [...]
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N Korea says leaders’ relations not enough after Trump sends birthday wishes to Kim

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

North Korea has received birthday greetings to its leader Kim Jong Un from US President Donald Trump, but their personal relationship is not enough for a return to talks, [...]
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FM says US, Korea could differ on troop dispatch to Strait of Hormuz

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

South Korea’s Foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha said Thursday that Seoul has so far made no decision on the US request to send troops to the Strait of Hormuz, adding that [...]
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N Korean mother ‘faces prison for saving her children from a house fire instead of portrait of Kim Jong-il’

N Korean mother ‘faces prison for saving her children from a house fire instead of portrait of Kim Jong-il’

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | DailyMail | 6:02 AM

A North Korean mother has been threatened with jail after saving her two children from a house fire but allowing portraits of North Korea’s leaders to burn. The woman [...]
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Pompeo to meet Japan, Korea on N Korea tensions

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet top officials from Japan and South Korea, officials said Thursday, weeks after North Korea defiantly threatened a new weapon. The [...]
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W10 million: Korean court orders Japan’s Mitsubishi to compensate forced labour victim

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

A South Korean victim of wartime forced labour in Japan again won a compensation lawsuit against a Japanese company Thursday. The Seoul Central District Court ordered [...]
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A stable N Korea welcomes economic growth

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Despite sanctions, North Korea’s economy shows signs of virility, with no social unrest or anti-regime activity The earliest news to emerge from North Korea in 2020 [...]
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N Korean nuclear threat is here

N Korean nuclear threat is here

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Kim Jong Un has done a good job keeping the United States guessing about his next nuclear provocation. North Korea had threatened that it would pursue a more hardline [...]
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Hormuz mission tests S. Korea-US alliance

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The US request for Korea to join a naval security mission in the Strait of Hormuz has emerged as a new test of the two countries alliance on top of other issues, such as [...]
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Riot Games Korea chief passes away

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

Park Jun-kyu, country head of Riot Games Korea, passed away Thursday. He was 44. Riot Games Korea said that Park was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2019 and that his [...]
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Amid trade row with Japan, Korea gains Dupont investment to make chip materials

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

South Korea said on Thursday DuPont will invest $28 million in the country to produce advanced photoresists and other materials by 2021, a move that will help reduce its [...]
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Koreans spend on reading habits

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

Many Koreans are willing to spend money to achieve their New Year’s goal to read more books. Around 12.25 percent of Koreans said that their top New Year’s goal [...]
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Samsung sets up anti-corruption panel as chief faces trials

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

South Korea’s Samsung Group, whose leader faces trials over a bribery scandal involving former president Park Geun-hye, has appointed external experts to a new [...]
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Guilty verdict overturned in S. Korea #MeToo case

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

A former prosecutor who was tried following groping allegations that fuelled South Korea’s #MeToo movement walked free on Thursday after his conviction was quashed by [...]
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