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US says N Korea diplomacy ‘very much alive,’ but watching rocket site

US says N Korea diplomacy ‘very much alive,’ but watching rocket site

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The chief US envoy for North Korea said on Monday that “diplomacy is still very much alive” with Pyongyang despite a failed summit last month, but cautioned that [...]
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The Latest: Korean airline suspends use of Boeings

The Latest: Korean airline suspends use of Boeings

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

he Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Australia has suspended all flights into or out of the country by Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the type that [...]
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Seoul: N Korea launch would be catastrophe for diplomacy

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea must not use a possible rocket launch as leverage in negotiations with the U.S, a South Korean presidential adviser said Tuesday, saying such a move could be [...]
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UN probing N Korea sanctions violations in 20 countries

UN probing N Korea sanctions violations in 20 countries

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

UN experts say they are investigating possible violations of United Nations sanctions on North Korea in about 20 countries, from alleged clandestine nuclear procurement in [...]
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‘All-or-nothing’ US approach toward N Korea won’t workMoon adviser

‘All-or-nothing’ US approach toward N Korea won’t workMoon adviser

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States should seek the gradual denuclearisation of North Korea because an “all-or-nothing” strategy will not help break an impasse in talks, a special [...]
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N. Korea election sees 99.99pct turnout: KCNA

N. Korea election sees 99.99pct turnout: KCNA

13-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Turnout in North Korea’s single-candidate elections hit 99.99 percent this year, state media said Tuesday up from a seemingly unimprovable 99.97 percent the last time [...]
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Timeline of events in the Kim Jong Nam assassination

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysian prosecutors Monday unexpectedly dropped a murder charge against an Indonesian woman who had been accused of assassinating the half-brother of North Korea’s [...]
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US and Korea reach new cost-sharing agreement on US troops

US and Korea reach new cost-sharing agreement on US troops

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Digital Journal | 6:00 AM

On Friday, Harry Harris US Ambassador to South Korea and the South Korean Foreign minister signed a new cost-sharing agreement for US troops deployed in the country at a [...]
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US-N Korea tensions approach boiling point

US-N Korea tensions approach boiling point

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration which canceled two large-scale spring war games between the United States and South Korea in an effort to move along nuclear disarmament talks with [...]
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Malaysia court frees woman in N Korea murder case

Malaysia court frees woman in N Korea murder case

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her, in [...]
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Korea’s high-speed train that’s engineered to reach 305kmh

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:00 AM

As I enter Seoul Station, I have half an eye out for zombies. A week before flying to the South Korean capital I watched Train to Busan, the excellent 2016 movie about a [...]
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Seoul closely monitoring N. Korea for ‘missile launch’: military

Seoul closely monitoring N. Korea for ‘missile launch’: military

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s military said Monday it was closely monitoring North Korean facilities after a series of satellite images triggered international alarm that Pyongyang [...]
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Trump adviser: some time may pass before a third N Korea summit

Trump adviser: some time may pass before a third N Korea summit

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump is open to a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but some time may have to go by before this takes place, Trump’s national [...]
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N Korea maintains repression, political prison campsUN expert

N Korea maintains repression, political prison campsUN expert

11-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:17 AM

Despite actively pursuing diplomacy on its nuclear programme, North Korea continues to quash basic freedoms, maintaining political prison camps and strict surveillance of its [...]
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Trump says he would be disappointed if N Korea resumed testing

Trump says he would be disappointed if N Korea resumed testing

11-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be disappointed if Pyongyang were to resume weapons testing and reiterated his belief in his good relationship with North [...]
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