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At summit, Korea’s Moon seeks to play ‘chief negotiator’ between Kim, Trump

At summit, Korea’s Moon seeks to play ‘chief negotiator’ between Kim, Trump

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Next week’s inter-Korean summit will test whether South Korean President Moon Jae-in can pull off his role of mediator and salvage stalled nuclear talks between [...]
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US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of N Korea sanctions

US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of N Korea sanctions

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Moscow on Thursday of seeking to cover up breaches of UN sanctions on North Korea by Russians after it pushed for [...]
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US imposes N Korea-related sanctions on Russian, Chinese tech firms

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North [...]
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US anger at Russia changes to UN N Korea report

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Several paragraphs referring to Russian oil trade in a United Nations report about sanctions on North Korea have been removed at Moscow’s urging, sparking US anger on [...]
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N Korea says US accusation of hacking a ‘smear campaign’

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea said on Friday US accusations that it was responsible for cyber attacks in 2014 and 2017 were a “smear campaign” and the man sanctioned by Washington [...]
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Chairs placed in glass, diagrams of footsteps: Kim Jong Un’s visits memorialised in N Korea

Chairs placed in glass, diagrams of footsteps: Kim Jong Un’s visits memorialised in N Korea

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At the Kim Jong Suk cosmetics factory in Pyongyang, a North Korean tour guide dressed in traditional costume gestured to a wall of photos framed in brass and red velvet. [...]
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Korea makes case against EU safeguard tariffs on imported steel

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | SP Global | 6:00 AM

South Korea made its case against the European Union’s provisional safeguard duties on imported steel, and asked for exemptions for its products, the Ministry of Trade, [...]
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Hopes rise as two Koreas open de facto joint embassy on North’s side of border

Hopes rise as two Koreas open de facto joint embassy on North’s side of border

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea opened a liaison office on the North’s side of their heavily militarised border on Friday, setting up a permanent channel of communication as part [...]
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US approves $2.6B sale of missiles and surveillance planes to Korea

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six P-8A patrol aircraft to South Korea for an estimated cost of $2.1 billion and 64 Patriot Advanced Capability missiles [...]
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US sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for N Korea

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North [...]
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US-led command approves Korean border crossings into N Korea

US-led command approves Korean border crossings into N Korea

15-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

The US-led United Nations Command on Thursday approved planned border crossings for South Koreans and material to build a new communication building and to open a new liaison [...]
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Putin Says N Korea Needs More Encouragement

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Rferl | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that North Korea should be given security guarantees in exchange for steps toward denuclearisation, and suggested that Washington is [...]
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Korean students accused of quick weight gain to avoid military service

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities have vowed to “make an example” of 12 music students accused of conspiring to gain weight to avoid mandatory military service. South [...]
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SKorea says progress of nuclear talks a ‘daily concern’

SKorea says progress of nuclear talks a ‘daily concern’

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

South Korea’s foreign minister said Thursday that making progress on denuclearisation talks with North Korea is a “daily concern”, as she called for fresh [...]
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Russia Waives Objections to UN Report on N Korea

Russia Waives Objections to UN Report on N Korea

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

The Russian Permanent Mission to the United Nations decided to waive its objections to the UN report prepared by an independent group of experts on sanctions against North [...]
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