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Celltrion fires opening salvo against JPMorgan

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

Celltrion, Korea’s leading pharmaceutical company, hinted at taking legal action against top-tier US investment bank JPMorgan, by claiming the bank’s recent [...] » More

Korea’s Kakao Games soars 30pct in market debut, hitting daily limit

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s Kakao Games surged in their Thursday market debut on the Kosdaq, more than doubling from their listing price shortly after trading began. Kakao [...] » More

A N Korea Strategy for the Next Administration

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

During an election year, it is natural to think about all the ways that US foreign policy might change. One arena that seems particularly ripe for rethinking is its approach [...] » More

Moon approves 4th extra budget to tackle pandemic economy

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

President Moon Jae-in announced Thursday that the government will seek to allocate 7.8 trillion won ($65.75 billion) for this year’s fourth extra budget aimed at [...] » More

‘Magical force’: New book reveals Trump-Kim letters

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un deployed flattery and florid prose in the letters that forged his diplomatic courtship of Donald Trump, according to a new book on the US [...] » More

Samsung Display seeks license to supply Huawei: Reuters

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

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s display unit has applied for an export licence to continue supplying Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ahead of US export restrictions taking [...] » More

Trump loves sanctioning foreign countries but he’s terrible at it

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Vox | 6:02 AM

In his four years as president, Donald Trump has responded to nearly every major foreign policy problem with the same tool: sanctions. Change the Iranian regime’s [...] » More

Korea president to hold emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss economic stimulus

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

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold an emergency economic policy meeting on Thursday to discuss new stimulus packages, including a fourth supplementary budget, to [...] » More

TikTok star’s tattoo ignites Korea racism debate in Philippines

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

Anger is rising in the Philippines against South Korea following an incident involving a social media star, her online fans and a tattoo depicting the Rising Sun flag of [...] » More

LG Chem succeeds in test flight of lithium-sulfur battery-powered drone

LG Chem succeeds in test flight of lithium-sulfur battery-powered drone

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

LG Chem has succeeded in a test flight of an aircraft powered by its lithium-sulfur battery, indicating that the battery maker’s next-generation technology is making [...] » More

UPDATE 1-Typhoons blow N Koreas economic plans further off course

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:56 AM

After surveying the typhoon damage suffered by his impoverished country, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told party loyalists they would have to rethink plans for an economy [...] » More

Korea reveals details of ‘Netflix law’

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:56 AM

The Ministry of Science and ICT on Tuesday provided advance notice of its ordinances under the revised Telecommunications Business Act, which includes clauses that will bind [...] » More

Nearly 60 bridges, 2,000 houses wrecked by typhoon in N Korea

Nearly 60 bridges, 2,000 houses wrecked by typhoon in N Korea

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:56 AM

A typhoon that struck North Korea wrecked nearly 60 bridges and destroyed or inundated more than 2,000 houses, state media reported Wednesday, with leader Kim Jong Un saying [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim to reconsider end of the year projects in wake of typhoon damage: state media

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:56 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he will reconsider end of the year projects after a typhoon battered several areas of the country, state media KCNA reported on [...] » More

Korea’s social media penetration rate ranks third in world

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:56 AM

South Korea’s social media penetration rate has reached 87 percent, the third highest among nations around the globe, according to a local report Monday. South [...] » More