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Korea’s Moon to visit China for trilateral with Japan amid N Korea tension

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit China next week for a trilateral summit with Japan amid rising tension over stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea [...]
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Korea’s export rises 7.7 pct for first 10 days of December

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

South Korea’s export rose 7.7 percent for the first 10 days of December compared with the same period of last year, customs office data showed Wednesday. Export, which [...]
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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 is no longer ‘drug free’ country

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

With the image surrounding illegal drugs in Korea becoming slightly more relaxed, and an increasing number of young Koreans encounter them abroad, domestic demand for such [...]
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Seoul’s home prices expected to continue on upward spiral

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

Prices of apartments in Seoul are expected to rise for the sixth consecutive year in 2019, the longest winning streak in history, due to a mixture of supply shortage and [...]
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Korea wants to draft more men for its shrinking military and punish those who dodge

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

an American citizen born and raised in Illinois doesn’t look back at his military service in South Korea fondly. Now 41, he remembers how soldiers mocked his broken [...]
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UN Security Council to meet this week to discuss N Korea’s provocation report

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

The United Nations Security Council will meet this week to discuss North Korea’s recent missile launches and the possibility of an escalatory provocation by the regime, [...]
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Trump called for Seoul evacuation at height of N Korea tensions, new book says

11-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Donald Trump called for the population of Seoul to be moved during an Oval Office meeting when tensions between the US and North Korea were at their height, according to a [...]
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US Backs Out of UN Meeting on Human Rights Situation in N Korea

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

The United States changed its mind and is now refusing to sign a letter that would have authorised the UN Security Council to hold a meeting on the human rights situation in [...]
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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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