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Smuggling charges cap chaotic year for family behind Korea’s flagship airline

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The matriarch behind Korea’s largest airline and her two daughters are facing arrest on smuggling charges, capping a tumultuous year for Korean Air and raising new [...]
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Chinese Military Jet Enters S Korean Air Defence Zone Without Warning Reports

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

A Chinese military jet on Thursday entered South Korean air defence zone without notice, and the South Korean Air Force responded by promptly scrambling its fighter jets, the [...]
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Mystery hacker steals data on 1,000 N Korean defectors in Korea

Mystery hacker steals data on 1,000 N Korean defectors in Korea

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The personal information of nearly 1,000 North Koreans who defected to South Korea has been leaked after unknown hackers got access to a resettlement agency’s database, [...]
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N Korea launched no missiles in 2018. But that isn’t necessarily due to Trump.

N Korea launched no missiles in 2018. But that isn’t necessarily due to Trump.

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | NBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea didn’t carry out any missile or nuclear tests in 2018 an apparent vindication of President Donald Trump’s unconventional foreign policy approach. But [...]
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After tragedies and big losses, Hyundai looks to reverse N Korea fortunes

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

(This October 31 story has been refiled to add dropped word in paragraph 16) For Hyundai, the South Korean conglomerate, North Korea has been a story of lost opportunities [...]
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N Korea ‘Singapore shops’ reveal familiar sanction gaps

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Despite the unwanted publicity of a criminal trial for one of their main suppliers, business is booming at Pyongyang’s ‘Singapore shops,’ which sell [...]
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N. Korea defectors’ details leaked in hacking

N. Korea defectors’ details leaked in hacking

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Personal details of nearly 1,000 North Korean defectors living in the South have been leaked in a hacking case, officials said Friday, exposing them to potential threats from [...]
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Seoul says personal info of 1,000 NKorean defectors stolen

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said Friday it’s responding to a hacking attack that stole the names and addresses of nearly 1,000 North Korean defectors who resettled in the South. A [...]
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S. Koreans spending $18.3M to turn former 2nd ID headquarters into community facility

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

A vacant former military base once home to the 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea is being turned into a community facility with a museum, gallery and performance hall, [...]
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S. Korean tourists found drowned after golf-buggy collision

28-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The bodies of two South Korean men who drowned while golfing in northern Thailand have been found, police said Thursday, after their wives’ buggy collided with their [...]
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N. Korea admits farming failures amid food shortages

N. Korea admits farming failures amid food shortages

28-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has acknowledged “drawbacks” in its agricultural sector this year, echoing UN reports of declining crop yields in a country that remains heavily [...]
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Terrifying Thought: N Korea Could Sink a Navy Aircraft Carrier

28-Dec-2018 Intellasia | National Interest | 6:00 AM

Listen to the greats: “Clausewitz counsels that chance and uncertainty help constitute the climate surrounding warfare, and that the wisest military sage can do little [...]
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N. Korea Ordered to Pay $501 Million to Otto Warmbier’s Family

28-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Breaking Israelnews | 6:00 AM

Tell the righteous that it shall be well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds. Woe to the wicked! It shall be ill with him, for what his hands have dealt [...]
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Nuclear address expected from N Korea

Nuclear address expected from N Korea

28-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Themercury | 6:00 AM

US officials believe an upcoming address from the North Korean leader will indicate how committed the country is to getting rid of its nuclear weapons. Relations between the [...]
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Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

27-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:21 AM

A South Korean delegation crossed the border into North Korea on Wednesday to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting and repairing roads and railways across the [...]
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