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Korea summons Japan ambassador as export trade curbs take effect

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea summoned Japan’s ambassador to protest a decision to remove Seoul’s fast-track export status, which took effect on Wednesday amid a deepening [...]
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Korea scrapping Japan pact helps China: US official

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s decision to end a military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan will benefit China and reduce the allies’ ability to respond in crises with North [...]
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Trump says Melania has ‘gotten to know’ Kim Jong Un, but they have never met

Trump says Melania has ‘gotten to know’ Kim Jong Un, but they have never met

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:00 AM

Melania Trump has never met Kim Jong Un, or even spoken to him, but US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his wife has “gotten to know” the North Korean [...]
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Samsung heir’s visit viewed as signal for QD-OLED investment

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

Market analysts and investors said Tuesday it has become clearer that Samsung Display will invest in quantum dot organic light-emitting diodes as the next-generation display [...]
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Ethiopia, Korea sign 300 million USD cooperation accord

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

The governments of Ethiopia and South Korea on Monday signed 300 million-US dollar cooperation agreement during the Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s state visit to [...]
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Trade concerns push S. Korea’s consumer sentiment to 31-month low

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s consumer sentiment came to 92.5 in August, the lowest indicator readout since January 2017, data released by the Bank of Korea showed Tuesday as global [...]
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Korea-Japan spitting contest is a sign of US weakness

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

These times are tense, and few are looking to America any longer to save the day. US allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates launched an embargo against Qatar, which [...]
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Seoul’s relations with Pyongyang and Tokyo need a jolt of reality

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

South Koreans are “servile to the powerful and high-handed toward the weak,” remarked Kubota Kanichiro, Japan’s lead delegate in bilateral talks with South [...]
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Kim Yo Jong makes first appearance at N Korea weapon test

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

Kim Jong Un’s powerful younger sister made her first publicly known appearance at a North Korea weapons test site, according to state media images of the test of a [...]
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Korea issues travel warning for protest-hit HK

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea has issued a travel warning for Hong Kong, citing increasing risks from escalating violence in deepening anti-government protests, Seoul’s foreign ministry [...]
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S. Korea to insert W2tr to industries next year amid trade woes

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s government said Monday that it will insert more than 2 trillion won ($1.64 billion) of the budget next year to help local industries respond to [...]
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S. Korea faces prospect Trump may be seeking ‘alliance fee’

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

Trump administration reportedly wants $5 billion for US troops in Korea, five times current amount South Korea already faces a turbulent security situation, with North Korea [...]
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Trump gives muted response on S. Korea’s withdrawal from GSOMIA

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Hani | 6:02 AM

US president’s muted response in contrast to Washington’s blatant dissatisfaction When asked about the South Korean government’s decision to terminate an [...]
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Seoul: Japan’s N Korea intelligence ‘not enough’ to have impact

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

South Korea said Japanese intelligence on North Korea’s latest weapon test “had no impact” on Seoul’s assessment of what Pyongyang described as a [...]
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Poll finds 72pct see need for Japan-Korea security cooperation

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CTPost | 6:02 AM

Seventy-two percent of people who responded to a weekend survey by The Yomiuri Shimbun said they agreed with the need for Japan and South Korea to cooperate over security, [...]
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