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N Korea looked to set up communications back channel through Kushner: report

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

An American businessperson looked to set up a communications back channel between North Korea and the Trump administration through White House senior adviser and President [...]
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Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week  Yonhap

Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week Yonhap

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart [...]
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Korea’s Toss app maker raises $40m from GIC, Sequoia China

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:02 AM

VIVA Republica, the maker of South Korean money transfer app Toss, has raised $40 million of bridge funding from Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and venture investor [...]
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Trump quip about N Korea’s Kim sparks outcry on social media

Trump quip about N Korea’s Kim sparks outcry on social media

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he wished people would “sit up at attention” for him like North Koreans do for their leader Kim Jong Un, a joke that [...]
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Korea summit shows the ongoing challenge for Malcolm Turnbull in managing Donald Trump

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Two anti-immigration Norwegian politicians nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize this week for taking “a huge and important step in the [...]
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Kim Jong-un: The story of the boy dictator who bested the US president

Kim Jong-un: The story of the boy dictator who bested the US president

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Kim Jong-un was never destined to rule North Korea. It was never preordained he would be the one to accelerate the isolated nation’s nuclear weapons programme, and [...]
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Trump nominee to be Korea ambassador backs ‘pause’ in military exercises

Trump nominee to be Korea ambassador backs ‘pause’ in military exercises

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to South Korea on Thursday backed the idea of a “pause” in major military exercises between US and South [...]
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Early closure for Korea’s oldest operating reactor

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | World-nuclear-news.org | 6:02 AM

Unit 1 of the Wolsong nuclear power plant will be retired prior to the expiration of its operating licence in 2022, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) announced today as it [...]
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Trump: I want people to ‘sit up to attention’ like they do for Kim

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Sky | 6:02 AM

The president insists he has “solved” the North Korea problem and reveals Kim Jong Un now has his direct phone number. Donald Trump has told reporters he wants [...]
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US forces in Korea ‘not subject’ to US-N Korea talks

US forces in Korea ‘not subject’ to US-N Korea talks

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

South Korean and Japanese officials react to Trump’s decision, as analysts warn of weakened US alliance in the region. The presence of US troops in South Korea is not [...]
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Trump boasts N Korea stand-off ‘largely solved’

Trump boasts N Korea stand-off ‘largely solved’

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump said Friday that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have “great chemistry” and claimed the stand-off with the nuclear-armed Asian [...]
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US government finds new malware from N Korea

US government finds new malware from N Korea

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Engadget | 6:02 AM

Even though Donald Trump is on good terms with North Korea, the Department of Homeland Security is still following that country’s ongoing cyberattack campaign (which [...]
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N Korean Defector On Human Rights

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

NPR’s Steve Inskeep speaks with author Sungju Lee, who defected from North Korea, about the current discussion of human rights in denuclearisation talks between [...]
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Trump pick for South Korea ambassador says North Korea remains a nuclear threat

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 7:54 AM

Harry Harris, the Trump administration’s nominee to be ambassador to South Korea, said North Korea continues to be a nuclear threat and that major military exercises [...]
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White House: Trump salute to NK general ‘a common courtesy’

16-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The White House on Thursday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to return a military salute to a North Korean three-star general. “It’s a common [...]
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