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N Korea mass games a hit, get extended run in Pyongyang

N Korea mass games a hit, get extended run in Pyongyang

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has extended the run of its iconic mass games, which it revived last month to mark the country’s 70th birthday. Despite a travel ban blocking tourists from [...]
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Korean war on ‘fake news’ raises concern of censorship

Korean war on ‘fake news’ raises concern of censorship

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

While governments around the world ponder how to deal with the explosion of “fake news,” South Korea has come out swinging, vowing to use its criminal laws to [...]
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Korea to conduct military drills amid stalled exercises with US

Korea to conduct military drills amid stalled exercises with US

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea will stage two military drills next week amid a thaw in relations with North Korea, which have prompted Seoul and Washington to suspend joint exercises with the [...]
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UN rights expert: N Korea not making human rights improvements

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Jurist | 6:00 AM

Tomas Ojea Quintana, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, said Wednesday that although there has not [...]
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2 Koreas talk about implementing recent military agreement

2 Koreas talk about implementing recent military agreement

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea held military talks on their border on Friday to discuss implementing a broad-reaching military agreement last month to reduce tensions. South Korean [...]
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North and Korea agree to scrap 22 guard posts at border next month

North and Korea agree to scrap 22 guard posts at border next month

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea agreed on Friday to “completely destroy” by next month 22 guard posts near their heavily fortified border, the latest advance in talks in [...]
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Korea to clamp down on binge-eating trend amid obesity fears

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s government is planning a crackdown on a binge-eating on social media fad in an attempt to curb rising obesity rates. Binge-eating junk foods while [...]
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US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for NKorea dealings

27-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An executive of one of two Singapore companies named by the US Treasury Department this week for violating sanctions against North Korea said Friday that he was unaware of [...]
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Women’s birth canals in Kenya, Korea, Kansas not the same: study

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The size and shape of women’s birth canals vary depending on what part of the world they live in but most medical textbooks are based on a European body type, [...]
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N. Korea’s human rights record remains poor, says UN official

N. Korea’s human rights record remains poor, says UN official

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

While 2018 has seen a stunning breakthrough in diplomatic relations on the Korean peninsula, human rights in North Korea remains dismal, according to a United Nations [...]
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Koreas remove guns from Cold War truce village

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The two Koreas were removing the last remaining firearms and guard posts on Thursday from a Cold War era truce village where armed soldiers have stared each other down for [...]
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Cuba president to visit Russia, China, N Korea in November

Cuba president to visit Russia, China, N Korea in November

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel will visit Russia and Communist-run allies China, North Korea, Vietnam and Laos in early November on his first tour abroad, Foreign [...]
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Korea’s SK Hynix posts record third-quarter profit as chip outlook dims

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

SK Hynix offered a downbeat outlook for semiconductors on Thursday, warning prices of flash memory chips will fall further until early next year from over two-year lows, hit [...]
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Korea finds likely war remains during border demining

Korea finds likely war remains during border demining

26-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Sixty-five years after he died in a battle, the dog tag and possibly remains of a South Korean sergeant were finally recovered from a front line where the rival Koreas have [...]
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Japan-Korea ties: on the rocks over Pyongyang?

25-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

There is a growing sense among conservatives in Japan that the administration of Moon Jae-in in Seoul is going out of its way to antagonise Tokyo in order to curry additional [...]
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