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Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against N Korea’s Kim

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against N Korea’s Kim

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

US President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch [...]
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Trump Sides With N Korea Against the CIA

13-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Atlantic | 6:00 AM

The president responded to reports that Kim Jong Un’s brother had been an American asset by reassuring the strongman he would not allow such spying in the future. For [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s sister to visit DMZ separating two Koreas, Seoul says

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother’s condolences [...]
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Third US-N Korea summit possible, up to KimBolton

Third US-N Korea summit possible, up to KimBolton

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

A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang’s court, White House national security [...]
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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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Human rights group locates N Korean execution sites

Human rights group locates N Korean execution sites

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

A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part [...]
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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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