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Pompeo says hopeful N Korea will keep commitments as Pyongyang deadline looms

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday the Trump administration was “hopeful” North Korea will continue to work toward denuclearisation and refrain [...]
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US asks UN to discuss risk of N Korea ‘provocation’

US asks UN to discuss risk of N Korea ‘provocation’

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 11:22 AM

The United States on Monday called a UN Security Council meeting this week on the risk of North Korean “provocation” as Pyongyang demands US concessions by a end [...]
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Korea shuts down 10 coal-fired power plants to curb pollution

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

South Korea has shut down 10 coal-fired power plants on Tuesday as part of its anti-pollution campaign, the energy ministry said. The shutdown comes after the government said [...]
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N Korea calls Trump a ‘heedless and erratic old man’

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A senior North Korean official has called US President Donald Trump a “heedless and erratic old man,” the latest insult in an escalating war of words between the [...]
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Probe into alleged bribery cover-up expanding to Moon’s aides

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

The investigation into alleged abuse of power at Cheong Wa Dae in the closing down of’ an investigation into a former Busan vice mayor is expanding to key aides of [...]
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S. Korean singer-songwriter Kang Daniel’s fans donate RM43,000 to organisation for terminally ill children

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Fans of South Korean singer and songwriter Kang Daniel donated 12.1 million Korean won (about RM43,000) to the Korea Association for Children with Terminal Diseases in [...]
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Rocketman vs. Dotard: war of words is back

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

Tensions are quickly rising between the United States and North Korea, which has ramped up pressure as it demands concessions by President Donald Trump’s administration [...]
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Korea jails three Samsung Electronics executives over evidence destroyed in probe of alleged fraud

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

A South Korean court on Monday jailed three executives of Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) for their role in a plot that included burying computers under factory floors at its [...]
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S. Korea’s workforce to see steepest decline among key economies: WTO

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

South Korea’s working-age population is expected to shrink the fastest among key economies over the next two decades, a report released by the World Trade Organisation [...]
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N Korea believed to test new rocket engine to provoke US

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | MilitaryTimes | 6:02 AM

A day after North Korea said it had performed a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site, there is wide speculation that it involved a new [...]
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Trump called for Seoul evacuation at height of N Korea tensions, new book says

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

President’s diktat was ignored by his top officials, Peter Bergen writes in Trump and his generals: The Cost of Chaos Donald Trump called for the population of Seoul to [...]
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US, N Korea on collision course as New Year deadline looms

US, N Korea on collision course as New Year deadline looms

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

Tensions are quickly rising between the United States and North Korea, which has ramped up pressure as it demands concessions by President Donald Trump’s administration [...]
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S Korea wants ‘rising sun flag of hatred’ banned at Olympics

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

The South Korean government, in a tweet last week, called Japan’s “rising sun” flag a “flag of hatred,” continuing a campaign to get the flag [...]
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UN Security Council to meet over N Korea on Wednesday at US request

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

The UN Security Council will meet on Wednesday, at the request of the United States, over missile launches by North Korea and the possibility of an “escalatory” [...]
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‘Old man’ Trump is ‘bluffing’ says N Korea: KCNA

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

North Korea on Monday accused US President Trump of “bluffing” and called him “an old man bereft of patience” as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on [...]
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