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Philippines to negotiate for more flights to Canada, Taiwan, Russia, Korea

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The Philippines plans to hold air talks with Canada, Taiwan, Russia and South Korea this year, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). Carmelo Arcilla, executive [...] » More

N Korea kidnap victim’s brother wants Pyongyang to come clean

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The elegant brunette gazes out from a black and white photograph, her shoulder-length hair tumbling onto a floral print dress. The ageing picture is a heartrending trace of [...] » More

Korea repatriates war dead to China, 60 years on

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea began to prepare the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War for repatriation on Monday, more than 60 years after the conflict ended. Military [...] » More

Time for world to work together over N Korea atrocities

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Editor’s note: Salil Shetty is secretary general of Amnesty International. The views expressed are his own. The resounding victory for Kim Jong Un in North [...] » More

US Navy SEALs take over oil tanker for return to Libya

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

A team of US Navy SEALs boarded an oil tanker Sunday night in the Mediterranean Sea in an apparent bid to prevent the delivery of Libyan crude worth several million dollars [...] » More

China: N Korea is not committing Nazi-like crimes

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nypost | 6:00 AM

China dismissed a UN report alleging North Korea has committed crimes against humanity on Monday, effectively confirming the fears of human rights advocates that Beijing will [...] » More

BBC to apologise to LSE over John Sweeney’s N Korea documentary

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

The BBC is to apologise to the London School of Economics after John Sweeney’s North Korea documentary, which used a student trip as cover to gain access to the [...] » More

Korea opens casino market to foreign operator

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea opened its tightly controlled gambling market Tuesday and approved a $697 million investment plan by foreign investors to build the country’s biggest casino [...] » More

Hyundai fears smog tax blow to domestic sales – sources

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co fears a proposed tax on vehicle carbon emissions will slash its domestic sales by up to 10 percent and is pressuring the South Korean government to reverse [...] » More

S. Korea urges North to stop ‘provocative’ rocket tests

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea called on North Korea Monday to stop what it called “provocative” and potentially dangerous rocket and missile tests, a day after Pyongyang test-fired [...] » More

Japan, N Korea to resume high-level talks after long gap-media

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

After a hiatus of more than a year, Japan and North Korea are set to resume high-level talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes and the issue of Japanese [...] » More

Long road to hold Kim, N Korea liable for crimes

Long road to hold Kim, N Korea liable for crimes

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Western and Asian powers will begin pressing this week for North Korea to be held liable for crimes against humanity documented in a United Nations report, but concede that [...] » More

N Korea Fires 25 Missiles into East Sea

N Korea Fires 25 Missiles into East Sea

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

North Korea fired 25 short-range missiles into the East Sea on Sunday evening, the Defense Ministry here said. It was the fifth time since February 21 that the North fired a [...] » More

S. Korea demands Japan take sincere steps to realise summit

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea has no reason to reject summit talks with Japan if the neighbouring nation takes sincere steps on history issues to create the right conditions for such talks to [...] » More

Parents of Japan kidnap victim meet N. Korean grandchild

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The ageing parents of a Japanese woman who was kidnapped and taken to North Korea as a schoolgirl and allegedly died there have met her daughter for the first time, [...] » More