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Seoul repatriates three N Korean fishermen

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Seoul sent three North Koreans who crossed the maritime border in a fishing boat back home on Monday after they said they wanted to return, the Unification ministry said. [...]
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Park Jongwoo’s best photograph: unearthing bodies in Korea’s DMZ

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

‘Many of the soldiers who died in the Korean war were teenagers, killed in their first two or three weeks of battle. Their corpses were never buried or [...]
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Korean Air to suspend flights between Korea’s Busan and Japan’s Sapporo

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Korean Air Lines will suspend its flights between the South Korean city of Busan and Japan’s Sapporo from September 3 because of falling demand amid a worsening [...]
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Japan’s Abe unlikely to meet Korea’s Moon at UN in September: Sankei

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the United Nations general Assembly in September, the Sankei newspaper said [...]
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Korean and Russian Crew Members Released Days After Their Boat Drifts to N Korea

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Two South Koreans and 15 Russians returned to South Korea on Sunday, following 10 days of detention in North Korea after their fishing boat drifted into North Korean waters, [...]
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Japan-Korea trade row to grow with new Tokyo export limits

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Antagonisms between South Korea and Japan are already at the boiling point. They’re bound to deepen with Tokyo’s plan to expand controls over exports of sensitive [...]
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What does Japan and Korea’s tech trade dispute mean for the cost of your smartphone?

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

This month Japan put export constraints on three chemicals key to South Korea’s tech industry, and to powering our smartphones. South Korea is heavily reliant on Japan [...]
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Can birds help connect N Korea to the world?

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | GulfNews | 6:02 AM

Border means little to millions soaring over it as they travel along migration corridor Baekryeong Island, South Korea: A pair of red-rumped swallows circled overhead, [...]
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N Korea releases detained Russian fishing boat

30-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Two South Koreans and 15 Russians return to South Korea 10 days after detention in North Korea. North Korea has released a Russian fishing boat and its crew held after being [...]
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The Japan-Korea trade spat is getting worse. That’s bad news for the tech industry

The Japan-Korea trade spat is getting worse. That’s bad news for the tech industry

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

South Korea has warned Japan against escalating a dispute that could upend a trade relationship worth around $80 billion and threaten the global supply chain for smartphones [...]
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Nightclub collapse kills 2 and injures athletes competing at swim championships in Korea

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

An upper floor of a South Korean nightclub collapsed early Saturday, killing two people and wounding 17 others, local media reported. The casualties in the incident, which [...]
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2 dead, 8 swimming athletes hurt in SKorea balcony collapse

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

An internal balcony at a nightclub in South Korea collapsed on Saturday, killing two people and injuring 10 others including two American athletes at the world swimming [...]
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N Korea’s economy contracts by most in 21 years: report

N Korea’s economy contracts by most in 21 years: report

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:02 AM

International sanctions and drought shrunk North Korea’s economy the most in 21 years, South Korea’s central bank said Friday, according to a report. North [...]
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WADA adds N Korea to doping compliant nations’ list

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s anti-doping committee has been removed from the list of nations deemed non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) [...]
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Trump says N Korea missile tests no threat to US

Trump says N Korea missile tests no threat to US

29-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump on Friday brushed off the bellicose language accompanying North Korea’s latest short-range missile test, saying it referred to ally South Korea, [...]
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