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INTERVIEW ‘Trump turns N Korea into de facto nuclear state’

02-Jan-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump has apparently recognised North Korea as a de facto nuclear weapons state, with Pyongyang using his unique psychological makeup as a [...]
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Former Justice minister Cho Kuk indicted for family-related charges

02-Jan-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Cho Kuk, former justice minister and senior presidential secretary, was indicted Tuesday on a number of charges in relation to a scandal involving his family, including [...]
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Monetary easing will continue through 2020: BOK governor

02-Jan-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Bank of Korea (BOK) will continue an accommodative monetary policy in 2020, as external trade uncertainties will keep holding back a short-term economic rebound here, BOK [...]
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Microsoft seizes web domains used by N Korean hackers

Microsoft seizes web domains used by N Korean hackers

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 2:10 PM

Microsoft said Monday it obtained a court order allowing it to seize web domains used by North Korean hacking groups to launch cyberattacks on human rights activists, [...]
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China-Japan-Korea summit: Business alone won’t heal deep wounds

China-Japan-Korea summit: Business alone won’t heal deep wounds

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Riven by legacies of unimaginable war atrocities, decades of Japanese occupation and colonial rule, Asia’s top three economies China, Japan and South Korea held a [...]
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N Korea’s Kim warns of ‘grave’ economic challenge

N Korea’s Kim warns of ‘grave’ economic challenge

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned top ruling party officials of the “grave situation” facing the nuclear-armed state’s economy and called for [...]
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N Korea’s Kim urges ‘positive and offensive’ security ahead of nuclear talk deadline

N Korea’s Kim urges ‘positive and offensive’ security ahead of nuclear talk deadline

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called at a ruling party meeting for “positive and offensive measures” to ensure security ahead of a end of the year deadline he [...]
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White House warns N. Korea over ‘Christmas gift’ threat

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The White House said Sunday it would consider “other tools” beyond personal diplomacy if North Korea went ahead with a threatened “Christmas gift” [...]
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Korean content drawing interest in Korean culture in US

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

The rising popularity of South Korean cultural content is drawing interest among US consumers in Korea’s culture and its products, according to a recent survey by a [...]
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All the missiles and nukes N Korea has tested in one chart

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

North Korea, the only nation to test nuclear weapons this century, spent most of President Donald Trump’s first year in office tuning up its nuclear arsenal. Under [...]
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US ambassador defends moustache as Koreans bristle at ‘disrespectful’ facial hair

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

The US ambassador to Seoul has defended his decision to grow a moustache, with some South Koreans bristling that the facial hair is disrespectful and a calculated slight. [...]
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Kim Jong Un calls for measures to protect N Korea

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Politico | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for his military and diplomats to prepare unspecified “offensive measures” to protect the country’s security and [...]
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US promises action on any N Korea missile test: White House

US promises action on any N Korea missile test: White House

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States would be very disappointed if North Korea tested a long-range or nuclear missile and would take appropriate action as a leading military and economic power, [...]
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Japanese police find human heads in boat from N Korea

Japanese police find human heads in boat from N Korea

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Japanese police found the remains of at least five people in a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan’s outlying islands on Saturday, [...]
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All eyes on ‘new way’ in Kim Jong Un’s New Year speech

All eyes on ‘new way’ in Kim Jong Un’s New Year speech

31-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for “offensive measures” to strengthen security ahead of a New Year speech that could flesh out the nuclear-armed [...]
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