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N Korea labels President Obama a ‘cross-breed’ in racist attack

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

North Korea has published a lengthy and racist attack on the US President, allegedly describing Barack Obama as a “clown,” a “dirty fellow” and [...]
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Asean to discuss China ‘provocation’

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Vietnam and the Philippines will raise the issue of China’s recent “provocative” actions in the South China Sea, including a heated standoff between Chinese [...]
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N Korea: On the verge of collapse?

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The recent report of the Japanese Kyodo News agency attracted much attention worldwide. The agency reported that the Chinese military had prepared contingency plans, to be [...]
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N Korea’s racist rant against ‘wicked black monkey’ Obama

10-May-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Did Ted Nugent move to North Korea? I wonder because of the super hot racist rhetoric aimed at President Obama by the Hermit Kingdom’s state-run media. In a January [...]
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N Korea: State of Paranoia – review

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Mention North Korea and people usually expect tales of horror or ridicule. There is good reason for both. A UN commission of inquiry came out in February with a report on the [...]
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Korea: Drones ‘confirmed as N Korean’

10-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

South Korean and US experts reached the conclusion based on data recovered from the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok said on Thursday that the [...]
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N Korea agrees to ‘consider’ UN recommendations on human rights

10-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The UH human rights council has presented North Korea with 268 recommendations to improve human rights in the country – 185 of which the North has said it will [...]
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Ferry disaster: Too much cargo contributed to sinking, police say

Ferry disaster: Too much cargo contributed to sinking, police say

09-May-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The South Korean ferry disaster that killed more than 260 people last month was caused in part by excessive cargo and a failure to tie that cargo down properly, the joint [...]
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Seoul urges vigilance against N. Korea nuclear programme

Seoul urges vigilance against N. Korea nuclear programme

09-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean Foreign Affairs minister Yun Byung-se Wednesday urged the UN Security Council to threaten North Korea with “the most serious consequences” if it [...]
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Korea ferry survivors ‘miscounted’

09-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Coastguard chief Kim Suk-kyoon said only 172 people survived the 16 April sinking – not 174, as the government had been saying since 18 April. He said the miscount was [...]
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Death toll in Korea’s Sewol ferry tragedy exceeds 268

Death toll in Korea’s Sewol ferry tragedy exceeds 268

09-May-2014 Intellasia | Itar-Tass. | 6:00 AM

268 bodies have found during the search and rescue operation for the sunken ferry Sewol. Searches continue the 22nd day on the ship wrecked on the western tip of the Korean [...]
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Jang Jin-sung: ‘If anyone thinks N Korea is opening up, they are mistaken’

09-May-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Jang Jin-Sung was 28 years-old when he first met Kim Jong-il. That rare audience with North Korea’s late Supreme Leader in 1999 should have been the proudest day of his [...]
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Head of sunken ferry’s owner in S. Korea detained

Head of sunken ferry’s owner in S. Korea detained

09-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors on Thursday detained the head of the company that owns the ferry that sank last month over an allegation of cargo overloading. Authorities believe [...]
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Korea says crashed drones proved to come from North

Korea says crashed drones proved to come from North

09-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Defence Ministry said Thursday that a joint analysis with US experts of three crashed drones recovered in recent months proved they had all been flown [...]
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Prosecutor: CEO arrested, charged in Korea ferry disaster

09-May-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The head of the company that operated a passenger ferry that sank off South Korea last month killing more than 260 people was arrested Thursday, a senior prosecutor in the [...]
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