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FTC vs. Naver

08-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is cracking down on Naver, the country’s dominant portal, for its monopolistic domination of and misconducts in real estate information [...] » More

Growing pressure awaits Korea at Asean meetings amid US-China rivalry

08-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

This week could be a tough one for Korea as the country will attend a series of Asean meetings that will also be participated in by the United States and China amid their [...] » More

Korea-Japan relations unlikely to improve under new PM

08-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, a frontrunner to succeed Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, is showing a hardline stance on historical issues with [...] » More

Korea Posts Fewest Covid-19 Cases In Three Weeks After Tightening Distancing

07-Sep-2020 Intellasia | News18 | 6:02 AM

South Korea recorded 168 new coronavirus cases as of midnight Friday, posting the lowest daily tally in three weeks after imposing stricter social distancing rules to blunt a [...] » More

Korea posts fewest COVID-19 cases in three weeks after tightening distancing

07-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea recorded 168 new coronavirus cases as of midnight Friday, posting the lowest daily tally in three weeks after imposing stricter social distancing rules to blunt a [...] » More

N Korea blames officials’ inaction for typhoon casualties

07-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s ruling party is calling for the punishment of officials whose failure to follow orders resulted in “dozens of casualties” during typhoons that [...] » More

Abe Ruined the Most Important Democratic Relationship in Asia

07-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 6:02 AM

The reviews of the foreign policy of Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe, who announced his resignation on August 28 citing health reasons, have been largely positive. [...] » More

Abuse of power has become the norm in Moon’s Korea

Abuse of power has become the norm in Moon’s Korea

07-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Just four months after winning the April 15 general election by a landslide, and securing 176 seats in the 300-seat National Assembly, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and [...] » More

Doosan speeds up disposal of affiliates but future still in the dark

06-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 5:58 PM

Doosan Group is trying to speed up the process of raising 3 trillion won through the selling off affiliates and assets in order to get a state bailout to save its flagship [...] » More

Hospitals in scaled down mode as trainee doctors slow to return to work

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 11:27 AM

South Korea’s major hospitals are maintaining scaled down operations, as trainee doctors have yet to return to work despite an agreement reached to end their weekslong [...] » More

New virus cases stay below 200 for 3rd day in South Korea

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 11:25 AM

The number of additional new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed below 200 for the third straight day on Saturday, but health authorities said it is still too early for [...] » More

South Korea becomes overcast as Typhoon Haishen approaches

South Korea becomes overcast as Typhoon Haishen approaches

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 11:24 AM

South Korea will gradually become overcast as Typhoon Haishen, the season’s 10th typhoon, approaches the country, with the southern coastal regions to get rain, the [...] » More

Images suggest N Korea may be preparing launch of submarine missile -think tank

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:42 AM

Satellite imagery of a North Korean shipyard on Friday shows activity suggestive of preparations for a test of a medium-range submarine-launched ballistic missile, a US think [...] » More

Korean doctors expected to end strike amid COVID cases surge

Korean doctors expected to end strike amid COVID cases surge

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s peak medical association on Friday (September 4) called for an end to a doctors strike which has complicated efforts to curb a new wave of coronavirus [...] » More

Standard Chartered Bank’s global CEO Bill Winters stays in Korea for month

05-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

London-headquartered Standard Chartered Bank’s Chief Executive Bill Winters is currently spending a month in Korea, aiming to observe the country’s digital [...] » More