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Korea on track to becoming world’s 10th largest economy in 2027: report

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

Korea is expected to become the world’s 10th largest economy in 2027, according to a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, a British think tank. It [...]
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Police struggle to control large rallies at National Assembly

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

Starting this year, protesters are able to stage rallies in the vicinity of the National Assembly, keeping police on their toes. Until last year, protests were banned from [...]
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Former Korean prime minister among 29 politicians charged over mass brawl

04-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A former South Korean prime minister is one of 29 politicians charged over a mass brawl at the country’s National Assembly last year that saw one lawmaker locked in his [...]
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Trump Is Clueless on Iran and N Korea

Trump Is Clueless on Iran and N Korea

04-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SLATE | 6:02 AM

Two of the world’s most perilous hot spots are about to catch fire, and Trump has no strategy for dousing the flames. President Donald Trump enters the new yearhis year [...]
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Moon vows to boost eco-friendly car industry

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

President Moon Jae-in on Friday visited the Pyeongtaek-Dangjin portwhere this year’s first shipment of eco-friendly vehicles were exportedemphasising his [...]
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North’s silence on inter-Korean matters puts Seoul on edge

North’s silence on inter-Korean matters puts Seoul on edge

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

While allies paid keen attention to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s warning about a “new strategic weapon,” officials in Seoul had one more concernthe [...]
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US urges restraint from N Korea but says military is ready if needed

04-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:02 AM

Defense Secretary Mark Esper urged restraint from North Korea after it threatened to unveil a “new strategic weapon,” but he said the US military remains ready to [...]
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FSS chief pressing banks to bolster customer protection

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

Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) Governor Yoon Suk-heon has pressed banks to better protect customers in 2020, saying public trust has been tarnished in the wake of the [...]
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UN secretary-general ‘deeply concerned’ N Korea said it could resume weapons tests

UN secretary-general ‘deeply concerned’ N Korea said it could resume weapons tests

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “deeply concerned” that North Korea has indicated it could resume nuclear and missile tests, a UN spokesman said on [...]
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Korea December factory activity returns to growth as export orders expand most in 18 months: PMI

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s factory activity returned to growth in December, snapping seven straight months of contraction, helped by improving demand, especially from abroad, a [...]
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N Korea ends test moratoriums, threatens ‘new’ weapon

N Korea ends test moratoriums, threatens ‘new’ weapon

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared an end to moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and threatened a demonstration of a “new [...]
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Why N Korea’s Kim Jong Un May Be Leaving The Door Open To Nuclear Talks

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Updated at 1:08 p.m. ET After keeping the world waiting and watching, first for a “Christmas present” to the US, and then for a New Year’s shift to a harder [...]
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Korea December exports top forecasts as China demand, chip prices recover

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korean exports fell in December year-on-year but less than expected, which along with a turn to growth in shipments to China and a slowing pace of decline in chip sales [...]
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Trump says he thinks N Korea’s Kim is a ‘man of his word’

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had signed a contract about denuclearisation and that he thought the North Korean leader was a [...]
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Donald Trump downplays renewed nuclear threats from N Korea’s Kim Jong Un

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump played down rhetorical attacks from Kim Jong Un as the end-of-the-year holidays passed Wednesday without any new nuclear tests in North Korea but with [...]
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