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US Army chief says potential war in Korea is most worrisome

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

The top commander of the US Army said Thursday a war on the Korean Peninsula would be the most difficult and dangerous scenario for his troops as they seek to transform [...]
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NAFTA reopening possible after Korea deal, Harper hints

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Cbc news | 6:00 AM

With the ink still wet on a free-trade deal with South Korea, prime minister Stephen Harper says Canada would be willing to reopen the North American Free Trade Agreement for [...]
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S. Korea mulls sending aircraft for Malaysia jet search

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea is considering dispatching two military aircraft to assist with ongoing international search efforts for the missing Malaysia airplane, a military source said [...]
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Pentagon N Korea Report for 2013: Unimpressive Hardware, Focus on Cyber Attacks

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

The US Department of Defense released its annual report on the state of North Korea’s military earlier this month. The short 22-page document paints a picture of a [...]
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Metal engineering expert takes helm of POSCO

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

An engineering expert on Friday took the helm of South Korea’ steel giant POSCO promising an overhaul of the company as it suffers falling profits owing global economic [...]
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Korea can’t join Pacific trade talks until US issues fixed: official

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

South Korea will not be welcomed into a planned Pacific free-trade pact until all problems are resolved in carrying out an existing trade deal with the United States, a [...]
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Libya: N Korea Says It Has No Ties to Rogue Ship

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

North Korea on Thursday denied any responsibility for an oil tanker that loaded crude from a rebel-held port in Libya and eluded attempts to seize it, saying the vessel that [...]
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Korea Online Buzz: Gracie Gold and White Day

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

South Koreans are known for their active online social life. Korea Real Time has you covered on what’s trending this morning. On Naver, South Korea’s most popular [...]
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Korea deal benefits farmers more than consumers

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

The Canada-South Korea free trade agreement, which is expected to remove nearly all tariffs between the two countries, has been well received by various sectors of the [...]
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N Korea: Glimmer of hope

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

As a young radio announcer in the North Korean city of Hyesan, Park Ju-hui used to tread gingerly through streets strewn with corpses on her way to work. Nearly 20 years [...]
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Cell Phone Proliferation No Threat to N Korean Regime

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

The number of mobile phone subscribers in North Korea doubled to more than two million last year, but a “Korean Spring” appears unlikely anytime soon. Koryolink, [...]
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Korea, Japan hold talks on mending ties

Korea, Japan hold talks on mending ties

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

Top South Korean and Japanese diplomats held talks in Seoul on Wednesday as the United States pushed its two key Asian allies to improve badly strained ties. The meeting [...]
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Korea’s cheese binge is driving American milk prices to an all-time high

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Q Z | 6:00 AM

Times are good for American dairy farmers. They are selling milk at the highest prices on record, up 17 percent in January on the previous year. That’s surprising, [...]
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A change of Korea

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

Are you a Kiwi living overseas? How does it compare to New Zealand? Brendan Porter has found a family-friendly city in South Korea. My family and I embarked on a working [...]
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Korea c.bank holds rates for 10th month as next governor eyed

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

South Korea’s central bank kept interest rates steady for a 10th straight month on Thursday, as expected, as it eyes offshore risks and a slow domestic economic [...]
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