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‘Fundamentals of Korean economy strong’

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:02 AM

President Moon Jae-in has urged the public to be wary of “fake news” on market uncertainty, stressing that South Korea’s economy remains strong despite [...]
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Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a countermeasure to [...]
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Seoul sends naval unit to Gulf of Aden

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Korea Times | 6:02 AM

Upon US request, the unit could be redeployed to the Strait of Hormuz The Republic of Korea Navy’s Cheonghae unit, operating the country’s first overseas [...]
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N Korea boosts Kim’s rising status as global statesman

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Sentinel | 6:02 AM

There’s no question that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in full control of his nation. But a recent change to how he’s being formally described in the North [...]
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N Korea’s new weapons, and how they affect Trump’s nuclear deal hopes, explained

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

“This is an intentional reminder that if diplomacy fails, North Korea will only be stronger and more capable today than it was four years ago,” said one expert. [...]
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Korea downgrades trade ties with Japan

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

South Korea is removing Japan from a list of trusted trading partners, escalating a dispute with its neighbour that is already disrupting the global supply chain for big tech [...]
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N Korea defector and her son found dead: Seoul police

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The bodies of a North Korean defector and her young son have been found in their apartment, Seoul police said Tuesday, with local media reporting they appeared to have died [...]
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Trump considering N Korea envoy as next ambassador to Russia  source

Trump considering N Korea envoy as next ambassador to Russia source

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Stephen Biegun, the diplomat who has been leading efforts to revive stalled US denuclearisation talks with North Korea, is under consideration to be President Donald [...]
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Japan ‘in the dark’ over Korea trade controls: minister

Japan ‘in the dark’ over Korea trade controls: minister

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Japan is “in the dark” as to why South Korea has downgraded Tokyo’s trading status, its trade minister said Tuesday, amid an intensifying trade war between [...]
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N Korea under UN investigation for 35 cyberattacks to fund weapons of mass destruction

14-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction [...]
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N Korea threatens to freeze South out of future talks

N Korea threatens to freeze South out of future talks

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A senior North Korean official has railed against ongoing US-South Korea joint military drills and threatened to freeze out Seoul by only holding future talks with [...]
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S. Korea mulling further delay of Dokdo defense drills

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea is considering conducting maritime defense drills on and around its easternmost islets of Dokdo later this month, military sources said Monday, far behind its [...]
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N Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticises Seoul

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | MilitaryTimes | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt [...]
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N Korea offers support for Beijing over HK protests, condemning ‘foreign forces’

N Korea offers support for Beijing over HK protests, condemning ‘foreign forces’

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

North Korea has expressed its support for China over the protests in Hong Kong as the city enters its 10th week of mass demonstrations. A spokesperson for North Korea’s [...]
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N Korea slams Seoul over military drills with US, says Kim oversaw latest weapons tests

13-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Saturday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new weapons system, the latest in a series of launches widely seen as an effort to drive a [...]
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