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US military tracking Santaand any ‘Christmas gift’ from N Korea

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

While the North American Aerospace Defense Command stays alert for any signs of a North Korea missile launch what officials in Pyongyang have described as a “Christmas [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong-un: Unlikely Santa Claus

26-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

I was looking for a topic that could fit the Christmas holiday season. As I was working Christmas Eve I may have felt cranky because I ended up with an anti-Christmas subject [...]
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Korea, Japan, China leaders to promote N Korea-US dialogue

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China, Japan and South Korea have agreed to work together to promote dialogue between the United States and North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday [...]
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Korea’s Moon, Japan’s Abe meet for first time in months as tension lingers

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinto Abe asked South Korea’s president on Tuesday to take steps to resolve a bitter dispute at their first bilateral talks in 15 months, a [...]
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China lifts 18-year-old ban on Japanese beef imports as Beijing seeks to warm trade ties with Tokyo

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has lifted an 18-year-long ban on beef imported from Japan in a fresh sign that Beijing is trying to warm its relationship with Tokyo, as well as feed a growing [...]
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N Korea seems likely to test long-range missile as it returns to ‘old tactics’ in talks with US

N Korea seems likely to test long-range missile as it returns to ‘old tactics’ in talks with US

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The United States needs to stop expecting North Korea to just “surrender,” said Harry Kazianis, senior director at D.C.-based think tank the centre for National [...]
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Moon, Abe agree on need to improve ties

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

President Moon Jae-in and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe agreed to improve bilateral relations during a rare summit meeting Tuesday. On the sidelines of a trilateral [...]
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Government to allocate 71.4pct budget in 1st half to spur economy

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Economy and Finance plans to allocate 305 trillion won ($262 billion) in budget within the first half of 2020, in a move to spur the economy via prompt [...]
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Korean government inactive over Japan’s plan to discharge radioactive water into Pacific

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Korea’s government remains idle while Japan makes plans to release radioactive water from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean. Multiple [...]
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Former US adviser warns of ‘imminent’ N Korea risk

Former US adviser warns of ‘imminent’ N Korea risk

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Former US national security adviser John Bolton on Monday sharply criticised President Donald Trump’s North Korea policy, warning that the Asian country posed an [...]
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Number of foreign tourists to hit record high in 2019

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The number of international tourists to Korea for this year is expected to reach a record 17.5 million amid efforts to draw more independent Chinese travellers and diversify [...]
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Blast at POSCO steel mill in Korea injures five

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

An explosion rocked POSCO’s steel mill in Gwangyang on Tuesday, knocking out a generator facility and injuring five people at the world’s fifth-largest [...]
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N Korea seeking outside information ban via smartphone

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

North Korea is trying to find more ways to control access to outside information as the number of its citizens with smartphones increases, according to a recent report. In [...]
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Japan’s Abe asks Korea’s Moon to act on row at first meeting for 15 months

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinto Abe asked South Korea’s president on Tuesday to take steps to resolve a bitter dispute at their first bilateral talks in 15 months, a [...]
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Moon stresses China’s role in NK issues, says stalled dialogue harms all parties

25-Dec-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

Moon to meet Japanese PM on sidelines of trilateral meeting President Moon Jae-in on Monday stressed the importance of Beijing’s role in North Korean issues, and called [...]
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