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Korea’s Moon offers olive branch to Japan

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in struck a conciliatory tone towards Japan on Thursday, offering to “join hands” if Tokyo chooses dialogue as relations between [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered an olive branch to Japan to end an ongoing trade dispute Thursday, saying Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo wants [...]
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Korea moves to kick its missile defense shield up a notch

Korea moves to kick its missile defense shield up a notch

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | DefenseNews | 6:02 AM

South Korea plans to spend more money on boosting its missile defense shield in response to North Korea’s evolving missile capability, the Ministry of National Defense [...]
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N Korean media: New US missiles in Korea would trigger ‘new Cold War’

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

North Korea warned that the US would trigger a “new Cold War” and a mounting arms race if it decides to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in [...]
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Korea to get New US Defenses, North warns of ‘Path to self destruction’

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s armed forces laid out a five-year plan to bolster the country’s military posture, including new US-built defenses, as North Korea warned their [...]
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Korean peninsula will be united by 2045, says Seoul amid Japan row

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, has vowed to achieve the unification of the Korean peninsula by 2045, a century after the end of the second world war. In a speech [...]
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Japan, Korea vice foreign ministers to meet this week Kyodo

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese and South Korean vice foreign ministers will meet this week to discuss the issue of forced World War Two labourers, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday, amid an [...]
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S. Korea begins process to remove Japan’s trusted trade partner status

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s trade ministry on Wednesday started the process to drop Japan from its list of trusted trading partners, in a tit-for-tat move amid the growing trade row [...]
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Korea commemorates ‘comfort women’ memorial day

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Wednesday observed its official “comfort women” memorial day for a second year, with a ceremony commemorating Korean women who were forced to work [...]
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Deploying new US missiles would be ‘reckless act’: N Korean media

Deploying new US missiles would be ‘reckless act’: N Korean media

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Any move by the United States to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea could spark a “new Cold War” and an escalating arms race in [...]
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Brain-chip engineer tapped to lead Korea’s science ministry

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Nature | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has nominated Choi Ki-young, who leads an effort to create semiconductor chips that mimic processes in the brain, to be the new [...]
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Trump mulling N Korea envoy to be next ambassador to Moscow

Trump mulling N Korea envoy to be next ambassador to Moscow

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The White House is discussing whether to replace Jon Huntsman, the outgoing US ambassador to Moscow, with Steve Biegun, the special representative for North Korea, two [...]
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US beef exports to Korea setting new records

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FeedStuffs | 6:02 AM

US beef exports to South Korea set a new monthly value record in June, at more than $178 million, according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF); export volume was 2 [...]
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N Korea boosts Kim’s rising status as global statesman

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Sentinel | 6:02 AM

There’s no question that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in full control of his nation. But a recent change to how he’s being formally described in the North [...]
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N Korea’s new weapons, and how they affect Trump’s nuclear deal hopes, explained

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

“This is an intentional reminder that if diplomacy fails, North Korea will only be stronger and more capable today than it was four years ago,” said one expert. [...]
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