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S. Korea offers North talks on family reunions

S. Korea offers North talks on family reunions

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Wednesday sent a formal request to North Korea calling for talks next week on holding further reunions for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The [...]
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Korea investigating reports of new N Korea purge

Korea investigating reports of new N Korea purge

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government is investigating reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has purged the man widely believed to be the new power behind the dictatorial throne [...]
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N Korea’s second most powerful man put in jail by Kim Jong Un, according to reports

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

Investigations are being carried out by South Korea after reports Choe Ryong-hae is being interrogated. Choe is believed to have taken several top roles in the North Korea [...]
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Korea-Japan Rift on Exhibit in China

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Jounal | 6:00 AM

Even in the icy midwinter, the crowded train station here has become an unlikely pilgrimage spot for South Koreans like Cho Yoon-hee, a smartly dressed housewife from the [...]
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Japan: Informal Talks Held With N Korean Envoys

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Diplomats from Japan and North Korea talked for two hours on Monday in an informal meeting that could be a first step toward the reopening of an official dialogue between the [...]
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Ini3 Digital secures funds from Softbank Ventures Korea to go regional

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

With this investment, SBVK will hold 23 per cent stake in Ini3. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed Thai-based online games operator Ini3 Digital will be [...]
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N Korea Tests Rocket Launcher With Range Beyond Seoul, South Says

N Korea Tests Rocket Launcher With Range Beyond Seoul, South Says

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Tuesday tested a new multiple-rocket launcher with a range long enough to strike major American and South Korean military bases south of Seoul, South Korean [...]
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Korea’s first female president intimidated? Yeah, right

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

What kind of politician is slashed in the face with a knife, and upon waking up in hospital the first thing they ask about is the election campaign? Answer: Park Geun-hye, [...]
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United Nations sanctions experts probe Dennis Rodman’s N Korea trips

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

United Nations sanctions experts are investigating former basketball star Dennis Rodman over gifts he brought to North Korea during visits to the reclusive state. The UN [...]
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The N Korean defectors who want to return home

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

In the past two decades thousands of North Koreans have fled their homeland, seeking refuge in the South. So why are some now deciding to return? Kim Hyung-deok met his wife [...]
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Tyco’s ADT deal puts spotlight on resurgent Korea M&A market

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The volume of M&A activity in South Korea has posted its strongest start to the year since 2008, rising 18 percent to date and dominated by a spate of private equity [...]
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China helps N Korea despite human rights violations

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Daily-Cardinal | 6:00 AM

On February 19th, the United Nations provided a report on inhumane atrocities taking place in North Korea. According to the report, Kim Jong-un’s regime is conducting [...]
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Australia automatically recognises full adoptions from Taiwan, Korea and Ethopia

Australia automatically recognises full adoptions from Taiwan, Korea and Ethopia

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia has automatically recognises full adoptions from Taiwan, South Korea and Ethiopia, prime minister Tony Abbott announced on Tuesday. The changes – which will [...]
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N Korea fires Scud missiles as US-Korea hold drills

N Korea fires Scud missiles as US-Korea hold drills

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea fired short-range Scud missiles off its east coast for the second time in a week, drawing condemnation from Washington and Seoul as the allies held joint military [...]
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Japan, N Korea Red Cross officials meet

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese and North Korean Red Cross officials met in China on Monday in what Japan hopes will be a step toward talks on the return of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North [...]
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