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S. Korean ex-first lady and women’s rights activist dies

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The widow of late South Korean president Kim Dae-jung, known for her women’s rights activism and involvement in her husband’s “sunshine” policy of [...]
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N Korean leader’s slain half-brother was a CIA informantWall Street Journal

N Korean leader’s slain half-brother was a CIA informantWall Street Journal

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the US Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall [...]
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4 more bodies found inside sunken Hungary tour boat

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:00 AM

Four bodies, three of them believed to be South Koreans, were found in the wreck of a tour boat raised from the Danube River early Tuesday (Budapest time), nearly two weeks [...]
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LG Uplus stuck in US-led Huawei boycott

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:00 AM

LG Uplus is attracting growing attention from investors and industry experts as to whether Korea’s third-largest mobile carrier will abandon Huawei’s equipment [...]
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N Korea urges US to change ‘hostile policy’ on eve of summit anniversary

N Korea urges US to change ‘hostile policy’ on eve of summit anniversary

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to “withdraw its hostile policy” towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in [...]
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Hundreds of N Korean public execution sites identifiedsurvey

Hundreds of N Korean public execution sites identifiedsurvey

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea conducts public executions to incite fear among the public, a rights group said on Tuesday in a report pinpointing at least 323 sites used by the government for [...]
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N Korea may be cutting back on public executions: report

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea continues to carry out state killings as a way of intimidating its citizens, campaigners said Tuesday, although the number of executions may be declining in the [...]
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UK-Korea in big post-Brexit free trade deal

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:00 AM

As the UK pursues deals worldwide, London and Seoul agree to roll over terms of current EU-South Korea FTA South Korea and the United Kingdom agreed in Seoul on Monday to [...]
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Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea’s [...]
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Nuclear stalemate one year after Trump-Kim summit: analysts

12-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump shook hands before the world’s cameras in Singapore a year ago on Wednesday, they pledged change and progress. But now they are [...]
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Rules block foreigners’ access to internet banks

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:22 AM

A growing number of foreigners living here are raising their voices against outdated financial regulations that prevent them from using the internet-only Kakao Bank and K [...]
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N Korea claims US has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei

N Korea claims US has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:47 AM

North Korea criticised the Trump administration’s “America first” policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China’s economic [...]
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BTS estimated to have a $4.6 billion impact on Korea’s economy annually

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AllKpop | 6:00 AM

BTS’ impact on Korea’s economy has awed everyone. SBS News reported that BTS is bringing over 5 trillion KRW (approximately 4.6 billion USD) to Korea’s [...]
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N Korean leader Kim Jong-un ‘executes a general accused of plotting a coup by throwing him into a piranha-filled fish tank’

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | DailyMail | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly executed a general accused of plotting a coup by throwing him into a piranha-filled fish tank. The unnamed general was said to be [...]
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Remains of ‘Western’ soldier found in DMZ, Korea military says

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

The remains of a soldier under the United Nations Command killed during the 1950-53 Korean War have been found, according to Seoul’s military. The remains uncovered at [...]
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