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S. Korea sends back remains of Chinese Korean War dead

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea flew the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War back to China on Friday for final burial in their homeland. The small coffins, [...]
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UN Security Council condemns NKorea missile launch

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council condemned North Korea’s latest ballistic missile tests and agreed to quickly consult on an appropriate response, its rotating president said. [...]
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Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie?

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s distinctive hairstyle is the ‘do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the [...]
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N Korea Vows to Use ‘New Form’ of Nuclear Test

N Korea Vows to Use ‘New Form’ of Nuclear Test

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

North Korea vowed not to rule out a “new form” of nuclear test Sunday after the UN Security Council condemned its latest ballistic missile launch amid simmering [...]
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Korea makes efforts to halt North’s nuclear programme

Korea makes efforts to halt North’s nuclear programme

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Rte | 6:00 AM

It was not immediately clear how the North would respond to the proposal. However, it has repeatedly rejected the idea of abandoning its nuclear programme, which it says is a [...]
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USDA approves S. Korea poultry imports; watchdog group cries foul

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Oregonlive | 6:00 AM

The US Department of Agriculture has given South Korea, which is grappling with a bird flu epidemic, the green light to export poultry to the United States. The approval, [...]
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UN prolongs N Korea human rights investigation

UN prolongs N Korea human rights investigation

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

After a testy exchange between the United States and North Korea, a special investigator won approval Friday to keep investigating suspected crimes against humanity and other [...]
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Samsung ‘puzzled’ as smartphone launch upstaged

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

The global launch of Samsung’s latest smartphone has been upstaged by South Korean mobile network companies. SK Telecom, South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, [...]
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Samsung Galaxy S5 rollout moved forward in Korea

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

South Korea’s three mobile carriers have brought forward the launch of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone to Thursday, in a bid to cushion [...]
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Apple Buys Hyundai Bonds as Investor Pool Widens: Korea Markets

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co.’s financing arm said Apple Inc. and Oracle Corp. were among US companies lured to its debt during South Korea’s busiest first quarter of [...]
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Obama brokers Japan, Korea talks as Pyongyang fires missiles

Obama brokers Japan, Korea talks as Pyongyang fires missiles

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

US President Barack Obama brought together the leaders of Japan and South Korea for their first face-to-face talks as a North Korean ballistic missile launch underscored the [...]
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Japan and Korea: Don’t let history dictate the future

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Csmonitor | 6:00 AM

Addressing a sensitive past will let these two key democratic powers secure a tense region -and US interests. President Obama’s sit-down with Japanese prime minister [...]
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Merkel vows support for Korean reunification bid

Merkel vows support for Korean reunification bid

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

Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Germany’s support Wednesday during a visit by South Korea’s president for efforts to unify the Korean peninsular, saying its own [...]
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Kim Jong-un haircut now compulsory for N Korean students, reports claim

Kim Jong-un haircut now compulsory for N Korean students, reports claim

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Abc.net | 6:00 AM

According to Radio Free Asia, the regime in Pyongyang is now forcing male university students to cut their hair in imitation of their leader, Kim Jong-un. Visits to the salon [...]
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N Korea ups stakes with latest missile launch

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

North Korea is back to its old ways, it seems. South Korea’s military has reported that its reclusive northern neighbour test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles [...]
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