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South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine fever

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea said Saturday that tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily easing [...]
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Korean chipmakers expect to bottom out in H2

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

The semiconductor firms in South Korea are holding their breath at the current market conditions, hoping they have avoided the worst. “Starting with NAND, memory chip [...]
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Abe’s reshuffle designed for constitutional revision: experts

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s recent cabinet reshuffle, keeping his supporters in key ministerial posts, was likely aimed at seeking constitutional reform, [...]
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Kim Jong-un vows to strengthen Pyongyang-Beijing ties, amid efforts to restart US talks

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to strengthen ties with China, calling the alliance between the two countries a “strategic option”, Pyongyang’s [...]
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US bid to extradite N Korean ‘political’: lawyer

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The case against a North Korean man facing possible extradition from Malaysia to the US on money-laundering charges is “ambiguous” and highly politicised, his [...]
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S. Korea, Japan hold talks over wartime forced labour, trade feud

S. Korea, Japan hold talks over wartime forced labour, trade feud

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Director general-level diplomats from South Korea and Japan held talks in Tokyo Friday over wartime forced labour and the bilateral trade feud, according to Seoul’s [...]
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Korea’s health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the United States, its health [...]
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China bans S. Korea pig imports on swine fever fears

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China has banned pig imports from South Korea after Seoul became the latest to report an outbreak of the African swine fever that has destroyed hog herds and pushed up prices [...]
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N Korea faces lowest crop harvest in five years, widespread food shortages: UN

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s crop production this year is expected to drop to its lowest level in five years, bringing serious shortages for 40 percent of the population, as a dry [...]
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US files illegal fishing complaint against Korea under free trade pact

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

US authorities for the first time filed a complaint against South Korea under environmental rules of the free trade pact between Seoul and Washington, over illegal fishing, [...]
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US fines Hyundai $47 mn over dirty diesel engines

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korean shipbuilding and industrial firm Hyundai Heavy Industries will pay a $47 million fine for illegally importing and selling dirty diesel engines in violation of [...]
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N Korea chief negotiator welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ at talks: KCNA

N Korea chief negotiator welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ at talks: KCNA

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s chief nuclear negotiator welcomed on Friday US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that a “new method” be used in talks on [...]
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Korea reports 2 more suspected swine fever cases

Korea reports 2 more suspected swine fever cases

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

South Korea said Friday that it is investigating more suspected cases of African swine fever from farms near its border with North Korea, as fears grow over the spread of the [...]
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Scarred by trade war, Korea’s stocks whipped by oil shock

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Slammed by a surge in global trade protectionism, South Korea, the world’s sixth largest exporting nation, this week headed into another major economic headwind: a [...]
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N Korea chief negotiator welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ at talks: KCNA

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s chief nuclear negotiator welcomed on Friday US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that a “new method” be used in talks on [...]
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