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US hails $110 mn rice export agreement with Korea

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea has agreed to buy more than $100 million in annual US rice exports, US officials said Tuesday. Under the agreement, South Korea will provide access for 132,304 [...]
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Korean nationals, vessels released by Yemen’s Houthis -Korea Foreign Ministry

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Three vessels and 16 people, including two South Korean nationals, who had been seized by Yemen’s Houthi movement have been released on Tuesday, South Korea’s [...]
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Korea nuclear regulator wants information on radioactive Fukushima water release

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s reluctance to disclose information about the release of radioactive water from its damaged Fukushima nuclear plant is hampering neighbouring countries’ [...]
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US and Korea end talks on sharing cost for maintaining US troops on Korean peninsula

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Negotiations between the US and South Korea on dividing the cost for maintaining US troops on the Korean peninsula ended abruptly, the two countries announced Tuesday. The [...]
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N. Korea snubs US move to postpone military drill with South

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Tuesday it won’t consider a recent US decision to postpone a joint military exercise with South Korea a concession that can bring the North back to [...]
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US walks out of defence cost talks: Seoul

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States walked out of talks on hiking South Korea’s contribution for American troops on its soil, Seoul said Tuesday, as Washington accused its ally of [...]
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Trump and Korea: ‘Nothing says I love you like a shakedown’

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | MSNBC | 6:02 AM

For reasons the White House has struggled to explain, Donald Trump has spent much of his presidency alienating and insulting our South Korean allies. As regular readers know, [...]
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US says Korea can do more on costs after talks break down

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he believed South Korea “can and should” contribute more on cost-sharing for hosting the US military, after Seoul [...]
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US ramps up pressure on reluctant Korean ally

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The United States is stepping up the pressure on South Korea on two fronts, with senior Washington officials in Seoul for a series of meetings in which they are demanding [...]
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N Korea says it won’t give Trump a summit for free

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Politico | 6:02 AM

North Korea on Monday responded to a tweet by President Donald Trump that hinted at another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying it has no interest in giving [...]
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N Korea’s Kim pushes economic plan with fisheries visit as officials berate United States

N Korea’s Kim pushes economic plan with fisheries visit as officials berate United States

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korean state media published detailed reports on Tuesday of a visit by leader Kim Jong Un to two fisheries, underscoring his drive to build economic independence as [...]
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US, S Korea defence talks collapse amid backlash over bill demand

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Officials from South Korea and the United States have broken off talks aimed at settling the cost of hosting the US military, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said, amid [...]
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Trump Tweets at Kim Jong-un: Biden Is ‘Somewhat Better’ Than a ‘Rabid Dog’

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Slate | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump went a bit out of character Sunday morning when he tweeted a sort of defense of former vice President Joe Biden. But it wasn’t really a [...]
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US, Korea break off defence cost talks amid backlash over Trump demand

US, Korea break off defence cost talks amid backlash over Trump demand

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korean and US officials broke off talks on Tuesday aimed at settling the cost burden for Seoul of hosting the US military, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said, [...]
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US, Korea resume defense cost-sharing talks amid protests of ‘robbery’

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korean and US officials resumed talks on Monday to narrow a $4 billion gap in how much they want Seoul to pay for the cost of hosting the American military amid public [...]
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