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N. Korea food production down in 2018: UN body

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Food production has fallen this year in isolated, nuclear-armed North Korea, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. Rice and maize are the [...]
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N Korea issued ‘informal apology’ to Vietnam over allegedly tricking citizen into assassination

N Korea issued ‘informal apology’ to Vietnam over allegedly tricking citizen into assassination

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea has issued an informal apology to Vietnam for involving one of its citizens in the assassination of Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother in Malaysia, South [...]
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‘I Just Don’t Think It’s the Right Approach.’ Ambassador Christopher Hill on Why N Korea May Be Taking the US for a Ride

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Christopher Hill knows a thing or two about negotiating with North Korea. As US Ambassador to South Korea between 2004 and 2005, he had a front row seat during the Six-Party [...]
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How Trump made the N Korea crisis worse

How Trump made the N Korea crisis worse

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

An expert explains how Obama left Trump a North Korea mess, and how Trump found a way to make it more dangerous. “Most people are not aware of how close we came to [...]
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Troops cross North-Korea Demilitarised Zone in peace for 1st time ever

Troops cross North-Korea Demilitarised Zone in peace for 1st time ever

14-Dec-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Dozens of North and South Korean soldiers crossed over the world’s most heavily armed border Wednesday as they inspected the sites of their rival’s front-line [...]
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Koreas verify removal of frontline bunkers

Koreas verify removal of frontline bunkers

13-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Soldiers from North and South Korea crossed into each other’s territory peacefully for the first time on Wednesday, Seoul said, as they began checking the dismantlement [...]
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US imposes new sanctions on three N Korea officials, including Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man

US imposes new sanctions on three N Korea officials, including Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man

13-Dec-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

The United States imposed new sanctions on three top North Korean officials including Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man over the country’s continuing human rights [...]
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Kim Jong Un moisturising face masks ‘flying off the shelves’ in Korea

Kim Jong Un moisturising face masks ‘flying off the shelves’ in Korea

13-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Standard | 6:00 AM

Face masks featuring North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on their packets are reportedly “flying off the shelves” in South Korea. More than 25,000 units of the [...]
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US names China, N. Korea, Burma as violators of religious freedom

US names China, N. Korea, Burma as violators of religious freedom

13-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:00 AM

The United States has designated China, North Korea, Myanmar and seven other countries as violators of religious freedom, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. [...]
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Korean tourists injured in bus accident officers believe was drug-related

13-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts KL | 6:00 AM

Eighteen tourists and a tour bus driver were injured after the vehicle they were in skidded and overturned going down a steep road in Kota Belud, Sabah, yesterday afternoon. [...]
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Korea to procure SM-2 missiles for second batch of KDX-3 destroyers

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Janes | 6:00 AM

South Korea has decided to purchase an undisclosed number of Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) to arm the second batch of three Sejong Daewang [...]
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Korean taxi driver sets himself on fire to protest new carpool app

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Self-immolation follows company plan for ride-sharing service, which unions claim threatens jobs A South Korean taxi driver has died after setting himself on fire in protest [...]
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Australian aircraft to enforce sanctions on N Korea

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Defence Connect | 6:00 AM

Australia will deploy a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to conduct surveillance in support of the effort to enforce the United Nations Security Council resolutions on [...]
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US sanctions three N Korean officials for alleged rights abuses

US sanctions three N Korean officials for alleged rights abuses

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned three North Korean officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, for serious human rights abuses and [...]
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US sanctions top Kim Jong Un aides over N Korea rights

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on three North Korean officials as it called the regime’s human rights record among the world’s worst, in an abrupt [...]
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