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Japan, S. Korea remain apart over wartime compensation issue

Japan, S. Korea remain apart over wartime compensation issue

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

Japan and South Korea remained apart Friday as their foreign ministers made little progress in efforts to address escalating tensions over wartime issues, at a time when they [...]
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Korea begins building prototype of next-generation fighter aircraft

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Defence | 6:00 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries, or KAI, is starting production on the first prototype of a next-generation fighter jet. On 14 February, South Korea’s biggest aerospace [...]
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Japan accuses N Korea of dodging sanctions at sea ahead of Vietnam summit

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Japan says it has caught North Korea repeatedly evading international sanctions at sea, warning the incidents may “just be the tip of the iceberg” of suspected [...]
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S. Korea TV station apologises over ‘spycam’ controversy

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A major South Korean TV station was forced to apologise after airing a performance by a well-known rapper in which he appeared to endorse secretly-filmed pornography, as the [...]
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Widow, 81, sole resident of remote island disputed by Korea and Japan

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

In 1991, Kim Sin-yeol and her husband made the unusual decision to move to a lonely outcrop of islands at the heart of a long-standing territorial dispute between Japan and [...]
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Why young people in Korea are staying single despite efforts to spark dating

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Salon | 6:00 AM

Recent reports about a sex recession among young Americans aside, the concept of dating and mating is reasonably engrained in daily life in the West. In sharp contrast, in [...]
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Korea survives Trump’s stress test

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

The US-Korea negotiations are over. No, not the US-North Korea denuclearisation talks. That summit meeting is still more than a week away. One issue that won’t be on [...]
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In Vietnam, US must not offer premature concessions to N Korea

In Vietnam, US must not offer premature concessions to N Korea

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

During his State of the Union address, President Trump announced that his second summit with Kim Jong un will occur on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam. But as the recently [...]
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Korea says it will pay a bit more to host American troops

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

The agreement provides stability ahead of the next Trump-Kim summit The expense of keeping American troops abroad is one of Donald Trump’s longstanding peeves. [...]
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Pompeo: US aims to ‘get as far down the road as we can’ with N Korea

Pompeo: US aims to ‘get as far down the road as we can’ with N Korea

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States aims to “get as far down the road as we can” ahead of a summit with North Korea in Vietnam this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on [...]
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Factbox: Singapore to Hanoi: The bumpy diplomatic road since Trump and Kim first met

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

t’s been the better part of a year since US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the first time at their unprecedented [...]
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Potatoes on the menu at N Korean cooking contest

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lined up in cavernous rooms at a state restaurant in Pyongyang, North Korean chefs carefully assemble their dishes, watched by crowds of onlookers at a cooking competition in [...]
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N Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies

N Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels that could greatly improve living standards and [...]
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Korea jobless rate jumps to 9-year high

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s unemployment rate jumped to a nine-year high last month as more people shunned low-paying work in the face of rising minimum wages, putting further [...]
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Rescue of 200 dogs destined for slaughterhouse begins in Korea

15-Feb-2019 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

A rescue operation to save hundreds of dogs in South Korea from the slaughterhouse began Wednesday, as pressure mounts on the country to end its custom of killing canines for [...]
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