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N Korea has ‘probably’ developed nuclear devices to fit ballistic missiles, UN report says

N Korea has ‘probably’ developed nuclear devices to fit ballistic missiles, UN report says

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons programme and several countries believe it has “probably developed miniaturised nuclear devices to fit into the [...] » More

Korean shipbuilders win consecutive orders despite pandemic

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

South Korean shipbuilders have won orders one after another in recent months after suffering from a dismal performance in the first half of this year. Expectations are [...] » More

Heavy rains in Korea displace more than 1,000 people, 13 dead

Heavy rains in Korea displace more than 1,000 people, 13 dead

05-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Days of heavy rain caused floods in South Korea that have forced more than 1,000 people from their homes, killing at least 13 with another 13 missing, authorities said on [...] » More

S. Korea reports 34 new coronavirus cases

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

South Korea reported 34 more cases of the new coronavirus Tuesday, with the number of imported cases almost twice that of local infections, health authorities said. The new [...] » More

Top prosecutor scrambling to tighten grip on office

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

Prosecutor general Yoon Seok-youl broke his long silence Monday, with a message that many viewed as an expression of Yoon’s intention to tighten his grip on the nearly [...] » More

K bank to go public in 2022 at earliest

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

K bank will need at least two more years before it can go public, despite increased efforts from the nation’s first internet-only bank to normalise business following a [...] » More

Foreign homeowners face probe into suspected tax evasion

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The National Tax Service (NTS) has launched an audit into 42 foreign nationals, who each purchased at least two properties in Korea in the past three years, over suspicions [...] » More

N. Korea installs new fencing on Sino-N Korean border

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Dailynk | 6:02 AM

Daily NK has obtained video footage showing North Korean soldiers putting up new fencing near Hyesan recently amid the country’s efforts to strengthen control over the [...] » More

Korea’s Jin Air implements full suite of Laminaar Aviation’s ARMS solution

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TTGAsia | 6:02 AM

Singapore-based Laminaar Aviation Infotech’s implementation team has delivered its proprietary Aviation Resource Management System (ARMS) applications software solution [...] » More

SK, Samsung push into financial software market

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

SK C&C and Samsung SDS have unnerved midsize IT service operators here, as the conglomerates have begun to aggressively enter the domestic financial information service [...] » More

Korean diplomat accused of sexual harassment in NZ ordered to return home

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | NZHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korean diplomat accused of sexual harassment in NZ ordered to return home A South Korean diplomat who is accused of sexual harassment while in New Zealand has been [...] » More

Korea’s factory activity shrinks for seventh month but recovery in sight PMI

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s manufacturing activity shrank at a much slower pace in July, signalling that a gradual recovery in demand is gaining momentum on easing lockdowns, [...] » More

New Zealand pressuring Korea to cooperate in diplomat sex assault case

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | NZHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea is facing pressure to let the justice system take its course, instead of protecting a diplomat accused of sexual assault in New Zealand. A spokesman for prime [...] » More

Korea summons scandal-hit diplomat for investigation

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The foreign ministry has ordered a senior diplomat to return home immediately over allegations that he sexually assaulted a local embassy employee when stationed in New [...] » More

Christchurch contacts of Korea traveller test negative for Covid-19

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:02 AM

The Christchurch contacts of a man who tested positive for Covid-19 in South Korea have all returned negative test results so far. From Friday through Sunday, the Canterbury [...] » More