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N Korea has sent Korea two dogs as a gesture of peace

02-Oct-2018 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Peace on the Korean peninsula is a lofty goal. Now, the parties at the negotiating table will have the help of two heavyweights: a pair of white North Korean Pungsan dogs [...]
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N Korea, Korea begin removing landmines along fortified border

N Korea, Korea begin removing landmines along fortified border

02-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Troops from North and South Korea began removing some landmines along their heavily fortified border on Monday, the South’s defence ministry said, as part of a pact to [...]
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Korea wants to brainwash students to whitewash N Korea’s bloody history

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Washington Examiner | 6:00 AM

For those whose world is based in moral equivalence, there is no difference between liberal democracy and totalitarian dictatorship. Supposed micro-aggressions or past human [...]
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Mike Pompeo floats prospect of officially ending Korean War ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Mike Pompeo floats prospect of officially ending Korean War ahead of Trump-Kim summit

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Given the Trump administration’s goal of a complete, verifiable denuclearisation of North Korea during President Trump’s first term, Secretary of State Mike [...]
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The latest: China encourages N. Korea on denuclearisation

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | News-gazette.com | 6:00 AM

The latest on the United Nations general Assembly (all times local): 11:20.m. Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi says his country encourages North Korea “to continue [...]
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Mike Pompeo floats prospect of officially ending Korean War ahead of Trump-Kim summit

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Given the Trump administration’s goal of a complete, verifiable denuclearisation of North Korea during President Trump’s first term, Secretary of State Mike [...]
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N Korea learns to embrace its inner consumer

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

In an instructional television programme about table tennis on the state-run sports channel, every ball, paddle and shirt bear the logo of “Naegohyang,” one of [...]
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Korea’s LG Display to cut jobs through voluntary retirement

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s LG Display Co Ltd, an Apple supplier, will cut jobs through voluntary retirement for the first time since its founding, a spokeswoman confirmed on [...]
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US seeks to keep N Korea sanctions; Russia, China object

US seeks to keep N Korea sanctions; Russia, China object

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Spokesman | 6:00 AM

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the world stands at the “dawn of a new day” in relations with North Korea but that international sanctions must [...]
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Scandal-plagued Korea Buddhist sect elects new leader

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s largest Buddhist denomination elected a new leader on Friday (September 28) in an uncontested vote that did little to dispel anger following years of [...]
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Korean warship runs afoul of China in the South China Sea as the US and its allies up the pressure on Beijing

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | This is Insider | 6:00 AM

A South Korean warship seeking refuge from a storm upset Beijing by sailing close to disputed Chinese territory in the South China Sea in mid-September. Dodging a typhoon, [...]
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At UN, US at odds with China, Russia over N Korea sanctions

29-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that they must “set the example” by enforcing sanctions on [...]
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Korea craves foreign approval of its claim to two tiny rocks

29-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

THE two countries of the Korean peninsula may have many disagreements to resolve, but in one respect, they are in perfect accord. Dokdo, a pair of rocks in the sea that [...]
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Singapore can emulate Korea’s culture of responsibility

29-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

I just returned from South Korea last week, where I observed the locals. While having meals in restaurants, I saw the locals clearing their tables and plates, and returning [...]
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N Korea’s 2017 bomb test set off later earthquakes

29-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

The North Korean underground nuclear bomb test last year set off a series of aftershocks over a period of eight months, a study has found. The shocks, which occurred on a [...]
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