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Korea ferry crew told ‘you’re not human’ by victim’s kin as trial begins

Korea ferry crew told ‘you’re not human’ by victim’s kin as trial begins

11-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, mostly children, went on trial on Tuesday on charges ranging from negligence to [...]
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Korea Gives Philippines Warship to Monitor China

Korea Gives Philippines Warship to Monitor China

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea is to give one of its corvette warships to the Philippines as China intensifies its claims to territorial waters across the South China Sea. Last week, Philippine [...]
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Burma denies military links with N. Korea

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:00 AM

Myanmar denied allegation again that there is defense cooperation between his country and North Korea, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday. During talks [...]
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American Detained in N Korea Is a World Traveler

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Jeffrey Edward Fowle, the American citizen detained by North Korea, is a municipal road-maintenance man from southwestern Ohio with a globe-trotting past. Fowle, who was [...]
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No respite in sight for Korean exporters

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

With the won tipped to continue rising there’s more pain in store for South Korean exporters, analysts say. The South Korean won rose 9 percent against the US dollar [...]
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Korea’s income gap between male and female workers is highest among OECD countries

10-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Arirang.co.kr | 6:00 AM

The income gap between male and female workers in Korea is the widest in the developed world. This according to a new report by Korea’s National Assembly Research [...]
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Korea opens Burma terror tribute

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 6:00 AM

Dozens of South Korean officials and tearful family members gathered in Myanmar Friday to unveil a monument commemorating victims of a 1983 North Korean bombing aimed at [...]
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S. Korea to donate warship to Philippines amid sea tensions

S. Korea to donate warship to Philippines amid sea tensions

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

South Korea will donate a corvette warship to the poorly-equipped Philippine navy amid growing tensions – particularly with China – over maritime territorial [...]
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Korea unveils monument to Burma 1983 bombing

Korea unveils monument to Burma 1983 bombing

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Dozens of South Korean officials and tearful family members gathered in Myanmar Friday to unveil a monument commemorating victims of a 1983 North Korean bombing aimed at [...]
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N Korea detains third US tourist

N Korea detains third US tourist

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday it had detained a US tourist for “hostile activities” after he reportedly left a bible at a hotel, bringing to three the number of [...]
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US confirms third American detained in N Korea

US confirms third American detained in N Korea

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The United States on Friday confirmed North Korea has detained a third American and called on the communist state to release the trio. “We are aware that a US citizen [...]
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Is N Korea Collecting Americans?

Is N Korea Collecting Americans?

09-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The dailybeast | 6:00 AM

Late Thursday North Korea announced the detention of Jeffrey Edward Fowle, who it claims is an American citizen. According to the official state news agency, Fowle is accused [...]
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Banned N Korean gold taints US products

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

As companies scrambled to meet a deadline to report whether their suppliers used minerals from mines controlled by armed groups in the Congo region, they stumbled on [...]
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N Korea arrests US tourist: KCNA

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has arrested a US tourist for violating visa regulations, Pyongyang’s state media said Friday, with three Americans now believed to be held by the reclusive [...]
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Korea gives Corvette to Philippine Navy

07-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

South Korea continues to boost the arsenal of the Philippine Navy, this time a battle-ready Corvette. Peter Paul Galvez, Department of National Defense spokesman, said that [...]
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