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Korea’s Top Financial Watchdog Joins Probe Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges

15-May-2018 Intellasia | Coin Telegraph | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s top financial regulator the Financial Services Commission (FSC) joined the ongoing probe into local cryptocurrency exchanges Sunday, May 13. The FSC will [...]
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N. Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: top defector

N. Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: top defector

15-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s landmark summit with US President Donald Trump next [...]
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Pompeo: US to lift sanctions if N Korea dismantles nuclear weapons programme

15-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that Washington would agree to lift sanctions on North Korea if the country agrees to completely dismantle its nuclear [...]
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Pompeo points to potential security assurances for Kim

Pompeo points to potential security assurances for Kim

15-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The United States is offering assurances to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as it seeks to put in motion the potential for a sweeping nuclear deal ahead of President Donald [...]
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Korea says trying to verify complaints by N Korea waitress ‘defectors’

Korea says trying to verify complaints by N Korea waitress ‘defectors’

14-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Several North Korean waitresses who arrived in South Korea in 2016 in a group of 13 defectors have said they were coerced into leaving, and a South Korean ministry that [...]
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Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for N Korea

Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for N Korea

14-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s trip to Singapore for talks with US President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era [...]
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Pompeo promises N Korea future ‘brimming with prosperity’ if it denuclearises

Pompeo promises N Korea future ‘brimming with prosperity’ if it denuclearises

14-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea can look forward to “a future brimming with peace and prosperity” if it agrees to quickly give up its nuclear weapons, US Secretary of State Mike [...]
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2 trips to N Korea with top US diplomat, 18 years apart

2 trips to N Korea with top US diplomat, 18 years apart

14-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

It began with quiet words from State Department officials: Apply for a new passport immediately. You may soon be going to a country for which ordinary US passports are not [...]
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US vows to make N Korea rich if it gives up nukes

US vows to make N Korea rich if it gives up nukes

14-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States promised Friday that it would work to rebuild North Korea’s sanctions-crippled economy if Kim Jong Un’s regime agrees to surrender its nuclear [...]
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Pompeo: US and N Korea ‘in complete agreement’ on goals of Trump-Kim summit

14-May-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The US and North Korea have a “shared vision” for the future of the Korean peninsula and are in “complete agreement” on the objectives for President [...]
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N Korea’s nuclear test site more damaged than previously thought, study finds

N Korea’s nuclear test site more damaged than previously thought, study finds

14-May-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

The damage to North Korea’s nuclear test site after its latest missile firing is believed to be worse than previously thought, it has been reported. Space-based radar [...]
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Korea gets super-duper fast internet

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Cnet.com | 6:00 AM

While video buffers continue to bug you every night, people are enjoying lightning fast internet in the land of kimchi. South Korea is home to the fastest internet on the [...]
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N Korean nuclear test site closure raises fears of environmental crisis

N Korean nuclear test site closure raises fears of environmental crisis

12-May-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Closing down North Korea’s nuclear test site at Punggye-ri is going to be more complicated and fraught with risk than has previously been suggested, with analysts [...]
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Memories of hunger cloud N Korean refugee’s hopes for Trump-Kim summit

12-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Walking through the Korean War Memorial in Washington, Grace Jo remembers a pivotal point in her childhood in North Korea, what she calls “the almost dying [...]
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Historic Trump-Kim summit set for June 12 in Singapore

Historic Trump-Kim summit set for June 12 in Singapore

12-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump on Thursday revealed his historic summit with Kim Jong Unthe first-ever between a sitting US president and a North Korean leaderwill take place in Singapore on [...]
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