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Kerry says N Korea should not link family reunions with exercises

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday military exercises with South Korea this month will be the same as drills that have been held over the years and North Korea [...] » More

Kerry vows US support for SKorea, warns N Korea against aggression

Kerry vows US support for SKorea, warns N Korea against aggression

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his South Korean counterpart are warning North Korea against any possible aggression amid mixed signals from the North over returning to [...] » More

US, SKorea warn NKorea against aggression

US, SKorea warn NKorea against aggression

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his South Korean counterpart warned North Korea on Thursday against any possible aggression as the North sent mixed signals over whether [...] » More

Irish man becomes tour guide – in N Korea

15-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

IRISH man Chris Kelly (27) has been plying his trade as a tour guide – in North Korea. Speaking in the Grand People’s House under the gaze of giant portraits of [...] » More

Korea rejects North’s demand for delay of joint drills with U.S

Korea rejects North’s demand for delay of joint drills with U.S

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea has rejected a demand by its northern neighbour to postpone this month’s military drills with the United States to avoid overlap with planned reunions of [...] » More

Rare Korean talks hamstrung by row over military drills

Rare Korean talks hamstrung by row over military drills

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea wrapped up their highest level talks for seven years Wednesday without any specific agreement, as they struggled to overcome a row over looming South [...] » More

Korea’s Nexon elevating CFO to top spot

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nexon Co Ltd will elevate CFO Owen Mahoney to the post of CEO in March as the South Korean online gaming giant begins to aggressively explore US acquisitions to further a [...] » More

What is it like to ski in N Korea?

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea is not known for its winter sports – it does not have a single athlete at the Sochi Winter Olympics. But that has not stopped it opening a high-end ski [...] » More

S Korea keeps interest rate unchanged

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent for the ninth consecutive month Thursday on mixed prospects of economic recovery at home [...] » More

N. Korea Demands Pay Raise for Kaesong Workers

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

North Korea is demanding a pay raise for at least some of its workers in the special Kaesong industrial complex, where South Korean firms manufacture products using labour [...] » More

Korea’s Nexon elevating CFO to top spot

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nexon Co Ltd will elevate CFO Owen Mahoney to the post of CEO in March as the South Korean online gaming giant begins to aggressively explore US acquisitions to further a [...] » More

Kerry to press China on isles, N Korea on Asia trip

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry will press China this week to dispel ambiguity over its territorial claims and to exert greater pressure on North Korea to rein in its [...] » More

Obama to visit Japan, three other Asian countries in April

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in April, six months after a scrapped tour of the region raised [...] » More

N Korea a Priority as Kerry Begins Asia Tour

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Asia on Wednesday to seek China’s help to try to pressure North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme. A senior State [...] » More

At North’s Suggestion, Koreas Open Dialogue

At North’s Suggestion, Koreas Open Dialogue

14-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea on Wednesday started their highest-level government dialogue since the North’s nuclear test last year prompted fears of armed conflict on the [...] » More