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First damages suit filed over Korea ferry disaster

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The mother of a student victim of South Korea’s ferry disaster has filed a test lawsuit seeking damages from the government and the vessel’s owners, a court [...]
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Pope to console families of ferry victims during S. Korea visit

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis will invite families of those victimised in April’s ferry disaster to a papal Mass during his upcoming visit to South Korea and deliver a message of [...]
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Trade deal with Korea still a bad idea: Unifor

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | News Wire | 6:00 AM

The release of the full text of the proposed free trade deal with South Korea does nothing to alleviate concerns that the deal will seriously harm Canada’s [...]
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Prosecutors Appeal for Help in Catching Ferry Owner

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

Prosecutors on Thursday appealed for help from the public in catching fugitive ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon, issuing a detailed description in hopes of tip-offs. Among other [...]
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Korea’s most wanted man

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

FLASHED across television screens and pasted in village buses, posters depict Yoo Byung-eun in various disguises. The reward for tip-offs, recently increased to 500m won [...]
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Korea, Canada set to sign FTA

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Korea and Canada are expected to officially sign a bilateral free trade agreement during the second half of the year. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Thursday [...]
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A brighter forecast for N Korea

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-Un, leader of the isolated nation North Korea, paid a visit to his national Hydro-Meteorological Service on Tuesday, and was not amused by what he saw. As an [...]
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S. Korea Ferry Family Boss Eludes Biggest, Most Bizarre Manhunt

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s biggest and most bizarre manhunt, linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds drowned, has come full circle at the compound of a sect known for its [...]
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12 bodies still missing in S Korea ferry disaster

12 bodies still missing in S Korea ferry disaster

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Presstv | 6:00 AM

The rescue team searching for bodies inside South Korea’s sunken ferry has made no progress for finding 12 bodies still trapped within the ship. Twelve bodies are still [...]
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Indexer MSCI Stands Pat on China, Korea and Taiwan

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

As colleague Shuli Ren pointed out this morning, influential index maker MSCI Inc. (MSCI) said last night that it has judged China’s domestic stock market to be not [...]
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N Korea’s Kim blasts weather service for ‘incorrect’ forecasts

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has censured his country’s weather service for “incorrect” forecasts in a rare public dressing down of a government body in [...]
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Korea police raid complex linked to ferry owner for second day

Korea police raid complex linked to ferry owner for second day

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of South Korean police raided the compound of a splinter religious group Thursday for the second day in a row as part of a manhunt for a fugitive businessperson [...]
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Ferry Owner’s Daughter Denied Bail in France

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

A French court on Wednesday rejected a bail request by Yoo Sum-na, the eldest daughter of fugitive ferry owner Yoo Byun-eon. It was her second application for bail. Yoo [...]
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S. Korea’s Kakao eyes Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines for growth

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Kakao Corp, the home of South Korea’s biggest messaging application, plans to expand in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia as it seeks to close the gap with the [...]
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N Korea’s leader takes aim at weather forecasters

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The ‘dear leader’ was visiting the national hydro-meteorological service in a televised field guidance visit when he launched his surprising public rebuke. [...]
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