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S. Korea govt most passive in East Asia in backing transition to 4.0 age: survey

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | PulseNews | 6:02 AM

The government in South Korea was deemed far passive compared with Chinese and Japanese counterparts in responding to the transition to the fourth industrial revolution, a [...]
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S. Korea to spend over 60 pct of budget in 1st half: finance minister

S. Korea to spend over 60 pct of budget in 1st half: finance minister

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | YNA | 6:02 AM

Finance minister Hong Nam-ki said Wednesday that 62 percent of the state budget will be implemented in the first half of this year as South Korea seeks to revitalise the [...]
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India-Japan strategic partnership must include Korea

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

The US, Japan and South Korea are failing to solve the issues pertaining to stationing of American forces in the region because of differences in burden-sharing to maintain [...]
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Samsung predicts smaller-than-expected drop in profit

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely fell 34 percent from a year earlier, which would be a smaller-than-expected decline [...]
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Korea inequality: Youth fed up with wealth gap

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

A recent study shows many South Koreans in their 20s no longer believe hard work alone is a guarantee of success. South Korea’s president has promised to create more [...]
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N Korea Owes Its Very Existence (And More) To China

N Korea Owes Its Very Existence (And More) To China

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Mao believed that if he could push one of America’s most famous generals out of North Korea, he could cause great fear and doubt in Washington, which he could use to [...]
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Samsung Electronics flags one-third drop in Q4 operating profit

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics’ operating profits fell by more than a third in the fourth quarter, the world’s biggest manufacturer of smartphones and memory chips estimated [...]
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N. Korean leader visits construction site in first ‘field guidance’ this year

N. Korean leader visits construction site in first ‘field guidance’ this year

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a fertiliser factory under construction in his first “field guidance” of 2020, state media said Tuesday, in an apparent [...]
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Korea’s modest metal mayhem

09-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Head-banging away in the shadow of a multi billion-dollar K-pop industry, South Korea’s axe-wielding heavy metal bands shred a modest trail of destruction. And in a [...]
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Korea’s current account surplus grows in 9 months

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 8:35 AM

South Korea’s current account surplus posted the first year-over-year growth in nine months in November last year, central bank data showed Tuesday. Current account [...]
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China, Russia, N Korea, Iran: Confronting the new axis of aggression and evil

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheHill | 8:34 AM

The American strike that killed the head of Iran’s terrorist Quds Force last week also may expose the emerging axis of aggression comprising China, North Korea, Russia [...]
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Samsung unveils AI-powered digital avatar

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 8:34 AM

A Samsung lab on Tuesday unveiled a digital avatar it described as an AI-powered “artificial human,” claiming it is able to “converse and sympathise” [...]
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US strike on Iran could have consequences in N Korea

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 8:34 AM

The US strike that killed Iran’s top military commander may have had an indirect casualty: a diplomatic solution to denuclearising North Korea. Experts say the [...]
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Hyundai to make flying cars for Uber air taxis

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 8:33 AM

Hyundai announced Monday it would mass produce flying cars for Uber’s aerial rideshare network set to deploy in 2023. The South Korean manufacturer said it would [...]
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Uber partners with Hyundai on electric air taxi

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:33 AM

US ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc <UBER.N> and South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor <005380.KS> have teamed up to develop electric air taxis, joining [...]
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