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N Korea says it sees no need to negotiate with ‘gangster’ U.S

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

North Korea said on Wednesday it sees no more need to negotiate with the United States, accusing Washington of plotting to “bring down” its regime, and threatened [...]
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Russia has announced plans for joint military drills with N Korea

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A top Russian military official has stated that Moscow plans on conducting joint military exercises with North Korea, a number of media outlets have reported. “We are [...]
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N Korea Threatens to Inflict ‘Bitterest Disasters’ on US

N Korea Threatens to Inflict ‘Bitterest Disasters’ on US

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

North Korea said it won’t agree to talks with the US and is now focused on its ability to destroy the country with conventional, nuclear and cyber-warfare attacks. Kim [...]
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Enraged Kim Jong-un ‘No Longer Willing to Sit Down with Mad Dogs’

05-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Worldmeets | 6:00 AM

In response to US President Barack Obama’s remarks about the Pyonyang regime collapsing, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said, “We are no longer willing to sit [...]
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BOK Bets Seen in Biggest Won Bond Gain Since 2012: Korea Markets

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Investors are betting South Korea’s bonds will extend their best rally since July 2012 as global monetary easing adds pressure on the central bank to cut interest [...]
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BBC Mulling News Service to N. Korea

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The British Broadcasting Corporation is considering news service to North Korea. But in an e-mail to the VOA Korean service, BBC International Communications chief Charlotte [...]
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Korea’s Hotel Shilla considers buying US duty free operator DFASS – spokesman

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Hotel Shilla Co Ltd is interested in acquiring US-based in-flight duty free operator DFASS Group, a Shilla spokesman said on Tuesday. Hotel Shilla, the [...]
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Korea’s Hotel Shilla weighs buying US duty free firm DFASS

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hotel Shilla Co Ltd said on Tuesday it is interested in buying in-flight duty-free retailer DFASS Group, a deal that would give the fast-growing South Korean company a retail [...]
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UN official: NKorean human rights, cult of Kim can’t coexist

UN official: NKorean human rights, cult of Kim can’t coexist

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A campaign within the United Nations to haul North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an international court for crimes against humanity has touched off a defensive fury in [...]
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Korea soldier gets death sentence for killing spree

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A South Korean soldier who shot dead five of his colleagues and injured seven others has been sentenced to death by a military court. The sergeant opened fire in June 2014 at [...]
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Russia Plans Joint Military Drills With N Korea and Cuba

Russia Plans Joint Military Drills With N Korea and Cuba

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Russia could soon be carrying out military drills alongside North Korea and Cuba according to Valery Gerasimov, the chief of staff of the Russian armed forces. Speaking at a [...]
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S. Korea soldier sentenced to death for killing 5 comrades

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean soldier was sentenced to death Tuesday for killing five comrades in a shooting spree last year, the Defense Ministry said. Shooting rampages by bullied [...]
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S. Korea rejects garlic imports from China over poor quality

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 6:00 AM

South Korea has rejected imports of about 2,200 tonnes of garlic from China because of poor quality, a Seoul official said Tuesday, drawing complaints from Chinese garlic [...]
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Korea ‘nut rage’ gets airline exec 3-year prison recommendation

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Nola | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors on Monday recommended 3 years in prison for the former Korean Air executive charged with endangering flight safety after a tantrum over how she was [...]
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US and N Korea have been secretly discussing having ‘talks about talks’

US and N Korea have been secretly discussing having ‘talks about talks’

04-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The United States and North Korea have been actively discussing the possibility of returning to denuclearisation talks, raising the prospect of a new round of diplomacy even [...]
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