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Government of Korea commits further support to Unicef’s Makani programme

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

The Republic of Korea is a long and valued supporter of Unicef’s work in Jordan The government of the Republic of Korea has committed a new contribution of $1 million [...]
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Government strongly warns against using liquid e-cigarettes

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The government issued a strong recommendation Wednesday advising people to stop using liquid e-cigarettes until the effects of “vaping” products on the human body [...]
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Court to decide on arrest of ex-justice minister’s wife

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The wife of former Justice minister Cho Kuk attended a court hearing Wednesday that will decide whether an arrest warrant will be issued for her over charges related to her [...]
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N Korea’s Kim orders demolitions at South-built resort

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has condemned a flagship tourist development with the South as an eyesore and ordered buildings there demolished, state media reported [...]
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US Indo-Pacific strategy places Seoul at disadvantage in defense cost-sharing talks

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Washington-led Indo-Pacific strategy is emerging as another major burden in South Korea’s ongoing defense cost-sharing negotiations with the United States. So far, [...]
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N Korea leader Kim vows to clear Korea relics from Kumgang resort

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said South Korean facilities in the North’s Mt Kumgang tourist resort must be removed and rebuilt in a modern way, state media reported [...]
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Korea’s Moon ups defence spending, urges North to talk

Korea’s Moon ups defence spending, urges North to talk

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said Seoul would increase military spending and urged the North to return to dialogue in a budget speech Tuesday that could [...]
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Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-justice minister’s wife

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Prosecutors are seeking to arrest the wife of South Korea’s former justice minister, who resigned last week amid allegations of financial crimes and academic fraud [...]
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Four students who broke into US ambassador Harry Harris’ home to stand trial in Seoul

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A South Korean court has issued arrest warrants for four of the 19 students who broke into the US ambassador’s home in Seoul last week, saying this will prevent them [...]
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Korea says scrambled fighters after Russian warplanes violated air defense zone

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after Russian warplanes entered South Korea’s air space identification zone on Tuesday, the latest in a series of such violations, [...]
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Seized N Korean cargo ship awarded to United States

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:02 AM

The United States won a federal court battle on Monday to take ownership of a North Korean ship that was seized last year for violating UN economic sanctions. It’s the [...]
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US awarded ownership of seized N Korean vessel

US awarded ownership of seized N Korean vessel

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A New York court has formally handed the US ownership of a North Korean cargo ship seized for violating international sanctions, the Justice Department said. The 17,061 tonne [...]
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Korea’s third quarter GDP quarter-on-quarter growth seen slowing, no quick recovery seen: Reuters poll

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s economy continued to grow in the third quarter but at a slower pace than in the second, when government spending lifted the pace following a contraction [...]
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US wins forfeiture of N Korean cargo ship used to evade sanctions

23-Oct-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Justice Department officials on Monday announced the forfeiture of a North Korean ship used to sell coal and haul heavy machinerya violation of economic sanctions imposed on [...]
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JPMorgan, SocGen earn W7.7 bil. from DLF fiasco

22-Oct-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

J.P. Morgan and Societe generale (SocGen) were found to have enjoyed a combined commission income of 7.77 billion won ($6.6 million) from their sales of derivatives-linked [...]
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