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Thaw in Korean ties brings relief for students of South’s school in DMZ

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

North Korea had been a source of fear for 11-year-old South Korean Sin Jae-hyeok as long as he could remember, until the moment he handed flowers to its leader, Kim Jong Un, [...]
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Aid groups hopeful US will ease N Korea restrictions

Aid groups hopeful US will ease N Korea restrictions

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

Aid groups voiced optimism Thursday that the United States would ease restrictions on operations inside North Korea amid warming relations between Washington and the [...]
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SKorea wants sanction exemptions to restart NKorea projects

SKorea wants sanction exemptions to restart NKorea projects

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged North Korea to take bolder disarmament measures that the United States should then reward, suggesting Thursday he wants harsh [...]
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N Korea’s Kim says to work for ‘welcomed’ result in second Trump summit  Xinhua

N Korea’s Kim says to work for ‘welcomed’ result in second Trump summit Xinhua

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to make a second summit with US President Donald Trump achieve a result that would be welcomed by the international community, [...]
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Xi Jinping accepts offer to visit Pyongyang, N Korea state media says

Xi Jinping accepts offer to visit Pyongyang, N Korea state media says

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping accepted an offer to visit Pyongyang after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Beijing this week, according to state media in the hermit [...]
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Second S. Korea taxi driver in ride-sharing protest suicide

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A South Korean taxi driver burned himself to death in protest against a ride-sharing service being introduced by the country’s largest mobile chat app, the second to do [...]
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Korea’s Moon calls for ‘bold steps’ ahead of second Kim-Trump summit

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday North Korea should take bold steps towards denuclearisation, such as abandoning long-range missiles, to extract US [...]
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Korea’s Moon says second Trump-Kim summit, Kim’s Seoul visit to happen soon

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday the second US-N.Korea summit and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s Seoul visit will take place “soon” [...]
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Moon Jae-in urges N Korea to take ‘bold measures’ to denuclearise but insists US must take ‘reciprocal’ steps of its own

Moon Jae-in urges N Korea to take ‘bold measures’ to denuclearise but insists US must take ‘reciprocal’ steps of its own

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday urged North Korea to take “bold, practical measures for denuclearisation” but also called for the US to take [...]
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Founder of Korean ‘spycam’ porn site jailed

Founder of Korean ‘spycam’ porn site jailed

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The female co-founder of South Korea’s largest porn site has been jailed following months of mounting public fury over the spread of secretly filmed spycam pornography. [...]
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China’s Xi hopes US, N. Korea will ‘meet halfway’

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un firm backing in deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States, insisting the two sides should meet [...]
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Korea’s Moon urges Japan leaders not to ‘politicise’ forced labour issues

Korea’s Moon urges Japan leaders not to ‘politicise’ forced labour issues

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday Japan’s political leaders should not undermine bilateral ties by “politicising” the issue of South [...]
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Seoul taxi driver sets himself alight in protest at ride-sharing app

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A second South Korean taxi driver has died after setting himself on fire inside his vehicle in protest at plans to introduce a cut-price ride-sharing service in Seoul. Images [...]
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Kim Jong-un visits traditional Chinese medicine factory in Beijing

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is believed to be on his way back to Pyongyang after a train carrying him and his entourage was seen pulling out of Beijing railway station on [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing for talks

10-Jan-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was expected to meet Tuesday with China’s president at the start of a visit to Beijing believed to be an effort to coordinate with his [...]
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