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Key Questions in Korea Spy Scandal

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

One of South Korea’s most heated public controversies over the past year has been a scandal over an alleged North Korean spy plot and questions it has raised about the [...] » More

S. Korea worries over Pentagon’s budget woes

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Washingtontimes | 6:00 AM

South Korean officials are increasingly concerned that uncertainty surrounding the Pentagon’s defense budget may disrupt the country’s ability to plan for joint [...] » More

In breakthrough, S. Korea, Japan to hold summit with US

In breakthrough, S. Korea, Japan to hold summit with US

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

South Korea and Japan said Friday that their leaders will hold a summit with US President Barack Obama next week, in a breakthrough after Washington urged the pair to mend [...] » More

S. Korea, Japan to hold three-way summit with US: Seoul

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

South Korea and Japan will hold a three-way summit with the United States next week, Seoul said Friday, in a breakthrough after Washington urged the pair to mend badly [...] » More

Korea Helps Luxury Brands in China

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

To succeed in China, luxury brands are getting help from South Korea. Korean style, from viral K-Pop videos to fried chicken, is all the rage in China and brands are [...] » More

Japan and N Korea Said to Agree to Formal Talks

Japan and N Korea Said to Agree to Formal Talks

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

Japan and North Korea agreed on Thursday to hold formal talks for the first time in more than a year, Japanese officials said, as the government of prime minister Shinzo Abe [...] » More

Korea March 1-20 export growth calms global demand fears

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

South Korea’s exports rose 8.2 percent in the month to date from the same period of last year, sharply up from a 0.7 percent gain for the combined January-February [...] » More

S. Korea’s top firms hold shareholder meetings concurrently

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

South Korea’s top firms listed on the main and tech-heavy exchanges held their annual general shareholder meetings concurrently on Friday and approved appointments of [...] » More

No imminent nuclear, missile tests in N Korea: Report

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Recent satellite images of North Korea’s nuclear and rocket test sites do not point to any imminent tests, a US thinktank said on Friday, despite last week’s [...] » More

Japan, Korean Leaders Could Meet Next Week

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A big question looms as the leaders of Japan and South Korea head to Europe next week: Will they finally meet? Friction over Japan’s brutal colonisation of Korea in the [...] » More

Luxury Brands Look to Korea for China Sales Boost

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

To succeed in China, luxury brands are getting help from South Korea. Korean style, from viral K-Pop videos to fried chicken, is all the rage in China and brands are [...] » More

Korean Spy Scandal Ramps Up

Korean Spy Scandal Ramps Up

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

An escalating spy scandal in South Korea has thrown a cloud over both Seoul’s intelligence agency and one of its most celebrated stories of a North Korean defector. [...] » More

Johns Hopkins: N Korea working at nuclear, missile sites

22-Mar-2014 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said Thursday work was ongoing at North Korean nuclear and missile sites, but no imminent threat is apparent. North Korea fired more [...] » More

Japan, N Korea agree to resume government talks – Jiji

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

Japan and North Korea have agreed to resume high-level government talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes after a gap of more than a year, Jiji news [...] » More

Korea, Japan leaders set to meet amid possibly thawing ties – media

Korea, Japan leaders set to meet amid possibly thawing ties – media

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

South Korea will agree to a summit with Japan and the United States in The Hague next week, when leaders from around the world gather to discuss nuclear security, the Nikkei [...] » More