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Korea Torn Between US and China

21-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

South Korea has been caught in the middle of the United States and China as it is asked to make tough decisions that could bring a dramatic change to its relations with the [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim expected to visit Moscow in May, Russian official says

N Korea’s Kim expected to visit Moscow in May, Russian official says

21-Mar-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un is expected to attend World War II anniversary celebrations in Moscow at Russia’s invitation, a Russian official speaking on condition of anonymity said [...] » More

S. Korea mulls one step back in Kaesong wage row

21-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Yonhapnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Thursday showed some flexibility in its weeks-long conflict with North Korea over the wage for workers at a joint industrial zone as the North is sticking to [...] » More

Lockheed Strikes S. Korean F-35 Offset Deal

21-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Defensenews | 6:00 AM

When Lockheed Martin said last year it was to use a European-built satellite as part of its offset offering in a $7 billion agreement with South Korea to buy F-35A fighters, [...] » More

UPDATE 1-Korea to increase budget spending, investment to spur recovery

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

South Korea will increase budget spending in the first half of the year to spur demand as its economic recovery remains weak and investment sluggish, the finance ministry [...] » More

The Interview: Korea bans balloon drop of DVDs into North

21-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

South Korea has vowed to stop a balloon drop of Hollywood film The Interview into North Korea, citing a “limit” to freedom of expression. Activists plan to launch [...] » More

With lingering disputes over history, Japan, China and Korea revive talks

With lingering disputes over history, Japan, China and Korea revive talks

21-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Theglobeandmail | 6:00 AM

The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan will meet for the first time in three years this weekend after bitter disputes over history and territory drastically [...] » More

Japan-Korea rift weighs on US push in Asia

Japan-Korea rift weighs on US push in Asia

21-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Japantimes | 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 [...] » More

US veterans, Koreans seek conditions for Japan PM address to Congress

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

An organisation for former US prisoners of the Japanese and a Korean-American forum say Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe should only be invited to address the US Congress [...] » More

America’s 100000 Deal with a N Korean Defector

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

It was September 21, 1953, just seven weeks after an armistice had ended the Korean War. Joseph Stalin was dead, and the Soviet Union had finally stopped its secret support [...] » More

Uber offices raided by police in France and Korea

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

Uber is under seige on two separate fronts today, as police in South Korea have arrested a pair of its executives, according to ZDNet. At the same time, Le Monde is reporting [...] » More

China pressures Korea over US missile system

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

Beijing calls on Seoul not to permit the US to deploy advanced anti-ballistic missile system, but analysts say China’s demand is merely the latest attempt to prize [...] » More

Bromance Between Russia’s Putin And N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un

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

Russia announced on Tuesday that the leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un is among 26 world leaders who have agreed to take part in the annual World War Two Victory Day [...] » More

Alibaba to start logistics service in S. Korea in 2015

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

China’s leading e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday that it will start logistics service in South Korea this year. Alibaba said the Cainiao [...] » More

S. Korean businesspeople meet with North over industrial park row

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

A group of 14 South Korean businesspeople held talks with North Korean officials Wednesday on how to resolve an escalating row over wages for workers at the Kaesong joint [...] » More