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The Pointless, Persistent US Sanctions Against N Korea

20-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Investopedia | 6:00 AM

The United States has imposed a new round of sanctions against North Korea claiming that its government is behind the 2014 Sony Pictures hacking incident in which thousands [...]
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Korea, US Forces to Start Massive Military Landing Drill

20-Mar-2015 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States will launch a massive landing drill next week, the climax of an ongoing joint military exercise which North Korea views as an invasion [...]
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Japan-Korea rift weighs on US push in Asia

Japan-Korea rift weighs on US push in Asia

20-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

With the leaders of Japan and South Korea both set to visit Washington in the coming months, President Barack Obama has a fresh chance to nudge the estranged US allies to [...]
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Russia: N Korea’s Kim Jong Un among 26 world leaders to visit Moscow for Victory Day

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Russia’s foreign minister says the leader of North Korea is among 26 world leaders who have accepted invitations to Moscow to take part in celebrations marking the 70th [...]
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There Are a Lot More Jobless Koreans Than You Think

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Joblessness in South Korea is apparently close to rock bottom. Even with a blip in February as students entered the workforce after university, it’s still almost half [...]
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S. Korea ‘positively’ mulling joining China-led bank: source

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea is “positively” considering joining a Chinese-led Asian regional bank, a South Korean diplomatic source with direct knowledge of the matter said [...]
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Philippine casino operator bets big on Korea

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Philippine gaming firm Bloomberry Resorts said Tuesday it would acquire a South Korean casino hotel operator and also buy up island properties there in its first overseas [...]
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Korea businesses visit North’s factory park to protest wage rise

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Koreans who operate factories in an industrial complex in North Korea went to the park on Wednesday to protest against a North Korean decision to increase wages paid to [...]
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Hidden Unemployment in Korea Casts Shadow

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Joblessness in South Korea is apparently close to rock bottom. Even with a blip in February as students entered the workforce after university, it’s still almost half [...]
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Russia says Chinese, N Korean leaders to attend WWII anniversary in Moscow

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will attend celebrations in Moscow to commemorate the [...]
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Russia: N Korean leader to visit Moscow for Victory Day

Russia: N Korean leader to visit Moscow for Victory Day

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The leader of North Korea is among 26 world leaders who have accepted invitations to Moscow to take part in celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the Soviet [...]
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UN expert to probe conditions of N Korean workers abroad

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The UN human rights investigator for North Korea said on Monday he would probe allegations of an estimated 20,000 North Koreans working in slave-like conditions abroad, [...]
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Between US and China, Korea in bind over missile defence

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

The potential deployment of a sophisticated US air defence system in South Korea to counter the North’s missile threat is proving a headache for Seoul as it tries to [...]
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S. Korea probes Uber employees for breaking transport laws

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Pcworld | 6:00 AM

South Korean police have launched a probe into Uber’s local employees and business partners, accusing the company of violating the country’s transport and [...]
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Korea Tells China Not to Meddle in Decision Over Missile System

19-Mar-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Tension between Seoul and Beijing over Washington’s desire to deploy a ballistic missile defense system in South Korea intensified on Tuesday as South Korea made an [...]
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