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Korea’s money supply grows at fastest clip in nearly 11 years in July

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s money supply grew at the fastest pace in nearly 11 years in July as household and corporate lending grew amid a long streak of low rates and the new [...] » More

Korea, US to create working-level channel for alliance talks

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea and the United States will establish a dialogue channel between working-level personnel to discuss a wide range of diplomatic issues, according to the Ministry of [...] » More

Woodward: Americans Had ‘Little Idea’ Of How ‘Dangerous’ Nuclear Threat Was In 2017

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

Bob Woodward reports that Americans probably didn’t realise how close the country was to a war in 2017, courtesy of President Donald Trump’s Twitter behavior and [...] » More

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Canada hold phone talks on COVID-19

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

The top diplomats of South Korea and Canada held phone talks Friday to discuss joint responses to the new coronavirus and other bilateral cooperation issues, the foreign [...] » More

Will government extend Level 2.5 distancing rules in capital area?

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Government officials are agonising over whether to extend tougher social distancing guidelines for Seoul and surrounding areas as the number of daily new COVID-19 cases [...] » More

S. Korea’s September 1-10 exports nearly flat, but daily shipments down 11.9pct

12-Sep-2020 Intellasia | PulseNews | 6:02 AM

South Korean exports in the first 10 days of September slipped 0.2 percent from a year earlier, but average daily exports were down 11.9 percent to suggest outbound shipments [...] » More

South Korea sees uptick in COVID-19 cases as cluster infections continue

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:27 AM

South Korea posted a slight uptick in the daily number of its coronavirus cases on Friday even as infections from a church and a political rally that sparked a second wave of [...] » More

US general sees no signs of N Korea looking at ‘lashing out’

US general sees no signs of N Korea looking at ‘lashing out’

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:07 AM

The head of US forces in South Korea said on Thursday he was not seeing indications that North Korea was looking at “lashing out” ahead of an expected military [...] » More

Celltrion fires opening salvo against JPMorgan

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Celltrion, Korea’s leading pharmaceutical company, hinted at taking legal action against top-tier US investment bank JPMorgan, by claiming the bank’s recent [...] » More

Korea’s Kakao Games soars 30pct in market debut, hitting daily limit

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s Kakao Games surged in their Thursday market debut on the Kosdaq, more than doubling from their listing price shortly after trading began. Kakao [...] » More

A N Korea Strategy for the Next Administration

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

During an election year, it is natural to think about all the ways that US foreign policy might change. One arena that seems particularly ripe for rethinking is its approach [...] » More

Moon approves 4th extra budget to tackle pandemic economy

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

President Moon Jae-in announced Thursday that the government will seek to allocate 7.8 trillion won ($65.75 billion) for this year’s fourth extra budget aimed at [...] » More

‘Magical force’: New book reveals Trump-Kim letters

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un deployed flattery and florid prose in the letters that forged his diplomatic courtship of Donald Trump, according to a new book on the US [...] » More

Samsung Display seeks license to supply Huawei: Reuters

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s display unit has applied for an export licence to continue supplying Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ahead of US export restrictions taking [...] » More

Trump loves sanctioning foreign countries but he’s terrible at it

11-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Vox | 6:02 AM

In his four years as president, Donald Trump has responded to nearly every major foreign policy problem with the same tool: sanctions. Change the Iranian regime’s [...] » More