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US-Korea: Working group blues

01-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in’s appointment of new national security advisers has attracted attention, given their pro-detente stance in spite of North [...] » More

N Korea returns to growth despite sanctions: Seoul

01-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s sanctions-hit economy defied the impact of international restrictions to grow for the first time in three years in 2019, the South’s central bank [...] » More

S. Korea’s Industrial Output Up 4.2pct in June

01-Aug-2020 Intellasia | WorlKBS | 6:02 AM

South Korea has logged gains in industrial output, investment as well as consumption last month, indicating signs of a possible economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. [...] » More

EU sanctions Russian intelligence, N Korean, Chinese firms over alleged cyberattacks

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

EU sanctions Russian intelligence, North Korean, Chinese firms over alleged cyberattacks The European Union on Thursday imposed travel and financial sanctions on a department [...] » More

N Korea again claims no novel coronavirus infection cases

01-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s most influential newspaper again claimed Thursday that nobody has been infected with the new coronavirus so far in the country, saying measures will be [...] » More

Korea, China set to hold talks on economy

Korea, China set to hold talks on economy

01-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AA | 6:02 AM

South Korea and China are set to hold bilateral talks on economy later this week, according to media reports. The talks will be held on Saturday in Qingdao, eastern China, [...] » More

Russian embassy evacuates 27 Russians out of N Korea

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TASS | 6:02 AM

TASS, July 29. The Russian embassy in North Korea has facilitated the return of 27 Russian nationals from this country, they were back in Russia on Wednesday, the diplomatic [...] » More

World’s 1st by-product hydrogen fuel cell power plant built in Korea

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

Hanwha Energy said Tuesday it has completed the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell power plant that generates electricity using waste hydrogen left over from [...] » More

Samsung Electronics Net Profit Climbs 7.3pct In Q2

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics reported Thursday its net profit grew 7.3 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, with strong demand for memory chips overcoming the impact of the [...] » More

Japan unhappy after WTO panel set up to rule on curbs of exports to Korea

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan said on Thursday it was disappointed South Korea was proceeding with a complaint to the World Trade Organisation, a day after the body set up a panel to rule on curbs [...] » More

N Korea’s nominal head of state visits border town amid coronavirus emergency

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s nominal head of state inspected the locked down border town Kaesong after a defector suspected of having the coronavirus returned from South Korea, said [...] » More

Korea-Japan trade fight moves to global dispute panel

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

World Trade Organisation members on Wednesday created a dispute panel to rule on a complaint by South Korea against Japan over restrictions on exports to Korea of products [...] » More

SoftBank Robotics enters Korean market

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

SoftBank Robotics announced Tuesday it will launch operations in South Korea with its artificial intelligence-enabled vacuum-cleaning robot Whiz. The company aims to take the [...] » More

N Korea Thinks He Brought COVID-19. The South Wanted to Arrest Him

N Korea Thinks He Brought COVID-19. The South Wanted to Arrest Him

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | The New York Times | 6:02 AM

Three years ago, out of work and hungry, Kim Geum Hyok climbed Mount White Horse near his North Korean hometown, Kaesong, brooding on the meaninglessness of life. Not far to [...] » More

China, Korea and Japan see upticks in coronavirus cases

31-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Staradvertiser | 6:02 AM

China reported more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday as the country continues to battle an outbreak in Xinjiang. The 101 new cases was China’s highest daily [...] » More