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Maintaining US-N. Korea dialogue momentum crucial

Maintaining US-N. Korea dialogue momentum crucial

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Asia News | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday it expects tangible progress in North Korea’s complete denuclearisation and the establishment of a permanent peace regime [...]
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Retail success drives US beef’s growth in Korea

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Feed Stuffs | 6:00 AM

Korea is now second-largest international destination for US beef in volume and value. US beef exports climbed by more than $1 billion in 2018, reaching a record $8.33 [...]
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Malaysian students defend Korea claims to ‘Dokdo’ islets

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

Students in Malaysia raised the issue of a group of disputed islets located between South Korea and Japan, during a visit by the South Korean first lady. Kim Jung-sook, who [...]
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N Korea Advertises Military Hardware on Twitter, YouTube, Defying Sanctions

15-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Motherboard | 6:00 AM

Glocom is a front company for North Korea to sell sanctions violating military equipment. But, even after some tech companies clamped down, Glocom kept up its presence on [...]
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Clean-cut K-pop embroiled in S. Korean sex scandal

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how [...]
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UN says N Korea defied sanctions with luxury vehicles

UN says N Korea defied sanctions with luxury vehicles

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

UN sanctions monitors are investigating Kim Jong Un’s luxury purchases of a Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz limousines and Lexus four-wheel-drive vehicles rolled out during [...]
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Korea steps up fight against pollution, says problem is ‘social disaster’

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Wednesday ramped up its firepower as it battles pollution, passing a set of bills that designate the problem a ‘social disaster’ and which could [...]
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N Korean threat of a rocket launch ‘catastrophic’ for diplomacy efforts, Korea adviser says

N Korean threat of a rocket launch ‘catastrophic’ for diplomacy efforts, Korea adviser says

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

A South Korean adviser warned Tuesday that North Korea risks “catastrophic” consequences for diplomacy efforts if they use the threat of a possible rocket launch [...]
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Korea steps up fight against pollution, says problem is ‘social disaster’

Korea steps up fight against pollution, says problem is ‘social disaster’

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Wednesday ramped up its firepower as its battles pollution, passing a set of bills that designate the problem a ‘social disaster’ and which could [...]
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Japan not to submit UN resolution condemning N Korean rights abuses

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan has decided for the first time in years not to submit to the United Nations a joint resolution condemning North Korea’s human rights abuses, given US efforts to [...]
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Vietnam urges Malaysia free 2nd woman in N. Korean killing

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is urging Malaysia to release the second woman accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader. Foreign minister Pham Binh Minh made the [...]
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US missile defense budget cut as N Korea pushes ahead

US missile defense budget cut as N Korea pushes ahead

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Just when it looks like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may restart his ballistic missile testing programme, US President Donald Trump has proposed trimming the missile [...]
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Seoul: N Korea launch would be catastrophe for diplomacy

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea must not use a possible rocket launch as leverage in negotiations with the U.S, a South Korean presidential adviser said Tuesday, saying such a move could be [...]
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UN probing N Korea sanctions violations in 20 countries

UN probing N Korea sanctions violations in 20 countries

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

UN experts say they are investigating possible violations of United Nations sanctions on North Korea in about 20 countries, from alleged clandestine nuclear procurement in [...]
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‘All-or-nothing’ US approach toward N Korea won’t workMoon adviser

‘All-or-nothing’ US approach toward N Korea won’t workMoon adviser

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States should seek the gradual denuclearisation of North Korea because an “all-or-nothing” strategy will not help break an impasse in talks, a special [...]
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