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S. Korea reports 56 new cases of coronavirus infection

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s new virus cases rebounded to over 50 on Friday, with most of them reported in the Seoul metropolitan area, likely forcing health authorities to extend [...] » More

Nintendo Switch sales jump 30pct in Q1 amid pandemic

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Sales of the Nintendo Switch jumped more than 30 percent on-year during the first quarter of this year in South Korea amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, industry data [...] » More

Resurgence of Coronavirus Threatens Korea’s Success Story

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Times | 6:02 AM

Just weeks ago, South Korea was celebrating its hard-won gains against the coronavirus, easing social distancing, reopening schools and promoting a tech-driven anti-virus [...] » More

NK vows to build up military

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Friday it will not talk with the United States if it sticks to hostile policies, casting doubt over the future of their denuclearisation dialogue on the [...] » More

Who will be Korea’s candidate for WTO director-general?

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) opened its nomination process for a successor to Roberto Azevedo, June 8, after the head of the global trade body recently announced he [...] » More

Korean firms urged to reduce reliance on China

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Many experts are urging Korean conglomerates to reduce their reliance on China by diversifying their production lines to other countries. The call came during a Korea Chamber [...] » More

Korea to extend virus guidelines on prevention, sanitation

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

South Korea will extend prevention and sanitation guidelines against the coronavirus until daily new infections drop to single digits, the health minister said on Friday, [...] » More

A crisis on the Korean peninsula reinforces the need for allies

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

When North Korea wants a crisis on the peninsula, it does not allow a peace process with the American president to get in the way. North Korea has announced it is cutting off [...] » More

US military tests travellers within hours of arrival in Korea

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:02 AM

Spc. Keith Peterson was fresh off the Patriot Express at Osan when he lined up for a coronavirus screening, including a swab pushed deep into his nasal cavity. He [...] » More

LG joins with Woowa, agency to develop robot waiters

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

LG Electronics has forged a partnership with online food delivery platform operator Woowa Brothers and the Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement (KIRIA) to [...] » More

[Herald Interview] ‘Time is ripe for Korean pharmas to go global’

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

“We must strike the iron when it’s hot,” said Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufacturers Association Chair Won Hee-mok, referring to the overseas [...] » More

Hyundai Motor’s credit ratings left unscathed by virus impact

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Hyundai Motor Group affiliates have kept their credit ratings unchanged while global automakers have seen their ratings downgraded or their outlook changed to negative amid [...] » More

N Korea says little reason to maintain Kim-Trump ties  KCNA

N Korea says little reason to maintain Kim-Trump ties KCNA

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

North Korea sees little use maintaining a personal relationship between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump if Washington sticks to hostile policies, state media [...] » More

N Korea denounces US two years after Singapore summit

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea criticised Donald Trump in a stinging denunciation of the United States on Friday, the second anniversary of a landmark summit in Singapore where the US president [...] » More

Government cracks down on ‘illegal’ disinfectants, deodorants against COVID-19

13-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The South Korean government has detected 10 disinfectant, deodorant or cleaner brands used against the spread of COVID-19 that do not meet state safety laws for chemical [...] » More