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S. Korean, US nuclear envoys discuss ‘exploratory talks’ with N. Korea

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy met with his US counterpart Monday for talks expected to focus on discussing how to restart long-stalled negotiations aimed at ending [...] » More

S. Korea, US to discuss how to hold ‘exploratory talks’ with N. Korea: envoy

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Global Post | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy said Monday he will focus on discussing how to restart long-stalled denuclearisation talks with North Korea when he meets with his US [...] » More

Ominous warning from N Korean side of the DMZ

06-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A barren road takes us to the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea. Most visitors see it from the South Korean side, however we’re on the North Korean [...] » More

US student held in N Korea tells CNN: ‘I wanted to be arrested’

06-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Won-moon Joo, 21, smiled and seemed relaxed as he walked into a conference room at the Koryo Hotel in Pyongyang. Our North Korean government minders informed us Monday night [...] » More

Korea’s casinos court China’s ‘low rollers’

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The dealing rooms of Seoul’s foreigners-only casinos are echoing to the sound of Mandarin as operators target a new breed of ‘low-roller’ gamblers – [...] » More

S. Korea, India to hold summit this month

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will hold talks later this month to discuss ways to boost bilateral ties, the presidential office [...] » More

Korea set to demolish slum in the shadows of glitzy Gangnam

06-May-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Close by the luxury high-rises of Seoul’s most expensive neighbourhood, 80-year-old Kim Ok-nyo burns charcoal to heat her two-room shack in Guryong, a shantytown of [...] » More

N Korea Officially Shuts Down Speculation Of A Kim Jong Un Trip To Moscow

06-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea announced Monday that the head of its parliament will attend this month’s Victory Day celebration in Moscow, squelching speculation that supreme leader Kim [...] » More

Korea’s Park says Japan’s PM Abe missed chance to boost Seoul-Tokyo ties during US trip

06-May-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun Hye said Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe missed an opportunity to improve ties between their countries by not apologising for [...] » More

N Korea’s titular head of state to visit Moscow instead of Kim Jong Un

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s titular head of state will travel to Moscow this month instead of the country’s young leader, Kim Jong Un, for ceremonies to mark the 70th [...] » More

The Latest Aggressive Moves From China, N Korea

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Daily Signal | 6:00 AM

As a senior fellow for national security affairs, Peter Brookes develops and communicates The Heritage Foundation’s stance on foreign policy and national security [...] » More

Korea urges North to release its detained citizens

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Monday urged Pyongyang to release four of its citizens being held by the North, including two men who told CNN they spied for the South, and a 21-year-old New [...] » More

CNN meets 2 prisoners who N Korea says are Korean spies

05-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korean officials on Sunday presented two prisoners who they claimed were South Korean spies to a CNN team visiting the secretive country. In separate interviews, with [...] » More

S. Korea launches amphibious tour bus

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Visitors to South Korea will in future be able to explore the Ara canal that travels between the west coast and the capital Seoul in a colourful amphibious bus. The bus can [...] » More

S. Korea agrees with China, Japan on monetary policies

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea Sunday agreed with China and Japan that they will cooperate closely to minimise the adverse effects of their governments’ expansionary monetary policies. [...] » More