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Childhood trauma driving equality push by S. Korean MP

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

When Jang Hye-yeong was 13 the strain of caring for her disabled sister tore her family apart. Her autistic sibling was placed in a care home for almost two decades, while [...] » More

Spy chief nominee draws fire over his role in 2000 inter-Korean summit, academic records

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

National Intelligence Service director nominee Park Jie-won on Monday pledged to be “reborn” as a civil servant, while drawing heavy fire from the main opposition [...] » More

RoboRisen CEO joins globalisation of Korea’s edutech

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Local robotics startup RoboRisen has joined the government’s move to export the country’s cutting-edge education technologies to other countries that are [...] » More

Covid 19 coronavirus: Person from New Zealand tests positive in Korea

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | NZherald | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Health is seeking more information after a person who had travelled from New Zealand tested positive for Covid-19 in South Korea. The Korean Centres of [...] » More

Government, military hit for poor security, defector management

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The South Korean military and police are facing criticism for failing to notice that a North Korean defector had returned to the North, only becoming aware after the [...] » More

Guns and glory: two Koreas mark armistice

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was shown surrounded by pistol-toting generals while in the South masked veterans were socially distanced as the two sides on Monday [...] » More

New wave of imported cases strains Korea’s fight against COVID-19

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

South Korea saw the number of its new coronavirus cases drop below 60 on Sunday, a day after its highest one-day total in nearly four months due to imported cases involving [...] » More

Korean banks losing clout abroad amid pandemic

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

With the world economy facing a time of extended uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic as well as zero-range interest rates around the world, Korean banks are struggling to [...] » More

N Korea locks down border city over suspected virus case

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un placed the city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea under total lockdown after a person was found there with suspected COVID-19 [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim marks war anniversary amid virus concerns

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited a national cemetery and handed out commemorative pistols to army officers, state media reported Monday, as he pushes to muster [...] » More

Korean Air becomes latest carrier to stop selling most first-class seats

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | ThePointsGuy | 6:02 AM

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A musician who felt the US was unsafe went to Korea. He posted about his 2-week mandatory quarantine on TikTok, but wouldn’t encourage others to leave.

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | INSIDER | 6:02 AM

After feeling unsafe in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and protests, a 19-year-old musician fled the US to South Korea. When he arrived, the musician known as Peachy, [...] » More

Pyongyang ‘looking to blame Seoul’ for virus: analysts

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea is seizing on the return of a defector from the South to point the finger at Seoul for the arrival of coronavirus in the country after months of denying it had [...] » More

Korea says defector who fled to North ‘did not have’ Covid-19

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

South Korea has said that a defector who recently fled to the North does not appear to have contracted Covid-19, a day after Pyongyang imposed a lockdown near the border, [...] » More

US envoy to Seoul shaves off controversial moustache

28-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The most controversial moustache in South Korea has fallen victim to the razor’s blade, with US ambassador Harry Harris visiting a traditional barbershop months after [...] » More