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Army Announces Unit Deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq and Korea

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Military | 6:00 AM

US Army brigade combat teams will deploy this summer to Afghanistan, Iraq and Korea to participate in ongoing rotations, according to recent Army announcements. The 82nd [...]
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Firefighters start to contain South Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

Firefighters start to contain South Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

07-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:55 PM

South Korea mobilised more than 15,000 firefighters and soldiers to help douse most of the wildfires that have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 to flee their [...]
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Korea considering sending special envoy to N Korea

Korea considering sending special envoy to N Korea

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea says it is considering dispatching a special envoy to North Korea in an apparent effort to revive stalled nuclear talks. Negotiations over North Korea’s [...]
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Samsung launches cloud gaming service to rival Apple

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Korean smartphone maker Samsung has launched a new cloud gaming service in a bid to rival Apple’s Arcade. Samsung has partnered with Finnish gaming company Hatch, a [...]
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Exclusive: Korea tests US super light oil as Iran waiver uncertainty grows sources

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea has begun testing super-light US oil sold by Anadarko Petroleum Corp as a substitute for Iranian crude while it awaits word from Washington on whether it can keep [...]
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Thousands flee wildfire in Korea’s eastern coast, one dead: Yonhap

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A wildfire in South Korea killed one person and forced more than 4,000 people to flee their homes, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday. The fire broke out in eastern [...]
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Firefighters start to contain Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

Firefighters start to contain Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of firefighters and soldiers are starting to contain wildfires in South Korea on Friday which have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 people to flee their [...]
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Firefighters extinguish most of Korean forest blaze

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Firefighters managed to extinguish most of a massive forest fire that ripped through South Korea’s mountainous northern coast Friday, destroying 135 homes and forcing [...]
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Samsung Electronics says first-quarter profit likely fell 60pct as chip prices hit

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday its first-quarter operating profit likely slid 60 percent from a year earlier, as a glut in memory chips, [...]
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Seoul declares national disaster as winds fan giant forest fire

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A giant forest fire swept across swathes of South Korea Friday, as authorities declared a rare national disaster, deploying 900 fire engines and tens of thousands of [...]
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One dead in Korea border town blaze

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An enormous fire erupted on Thursday (April 4) in the South Korean border town of Goseong, leaving at least one dead, destroying dozens of homes and forcing more than 3,000 [...]
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World’s first 5G phone released in Korea

06-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Telecom giant Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world’s first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications, as South [...]
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Korea rolls out 5G services on phones, in race with US and China

05-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s three mobile carriers and top US telco Verizon Communications commercially launched 5G services on Wednesday, ahead of their initial schedules, as they [...]
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Korea to discuss sanctions-violating ship with US, UN

Korea to discuss sanctions-violating ship with US, UN

05-Apr-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The vessel has been in South Korean custody since October. South Korea’s foreign ministry said Wednesday it is handling the case of a local vessel detained for six [...]
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K-pop’s sex and power scandal a reckoning for music industry and Korea

05-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

K-pop is one of South Korea’s most recognisable exports, along with Samsung phones and Hyundai autos. Its brightest stars, like Big Bang, Psy, BTS and Twice, are adored [...]
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