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Korea sues religious sect over COVID spread as it grapples with 2nd wave

25-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

The city of Daegu, once the epicenter of South Korea’s coronavirus epidemic, has filed a civil lawsuit aimed at forcing a fringe religious sect to pay more than $80 [...] » More

US probing tire imports from Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam

25-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The US Commerce Department said on Tuesday it had opened investigations into vehicle tire imports from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam to determine whether the [...] » More

Korea Investment to strengthen overseas drive

25-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Korea Investment & Securities is seeking to strengthen its foothold abroad by reorganising its departments to place more emphasis on its overseas business starting this [...] » More

Korea’s trade minister begins WTO chief bid

25-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Trade minister Yoo Myung-hee launched her campaign for the position of World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general, Wednesday, arguing the organisation needs to recover [...] » More

SK chair emphasizes value of sustainability in business

25-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

SK Group Chair Chey Tae-won stressed the significance of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors in running businesses, demanding unit CEOs consider them [...] » More

Korean soldiers’ remains repatriated decades after war

25-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The remains of nearly 150 South Korean soldiers killed in the Korean War were sent back to their homeland on Wednesday, Seoul’s defence ministry said, a day before the [...] » More

Korea sees delays in ‘real 5G’ commercialisation

25-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:02 AM

Despite a steady growth in the number of 5G mobile network subscribers who pay higher bills than with LTE services, South Korea’s plan for its full-fledged [...] » More

N Korean jailed for helping to supply S$404,000 worth of luxury goods from Singapore to N Korea

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A North Korean man who studied in Singapore helped his father and conspired with others to have S$404,000 worth of luxury goods supplied from Singapore to North Korea, an act [...] » More

Moon calls for thorough infection control efforts in capital areas

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

President Moon Jae-in has called for close cooperation between the central government and local administrations in Seoul and the surrounding metropolitan area to come up with [...] » More

Korean War echoes through the South’s generations

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From a veteran wounded in combat to a conscripted grandson, three generations of a South Korean family illustrate changing views of the North and the Korean War, 70 years [...] » More

Tokyo more aggressive than Seoul in attracting HK firms

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Tokyo is ramping up efforts to raise its profile as Asia’s leading financial hub by attracting financial firms and experts leaving Hong Kong amid growing uncertainties [...] » More

N Korea seen reinstalling border loudspeakers; satellite pictures show liaison office standing but damaged

N Korea seen reinstalling border loudspeakers; satellite pictures show liaison office standing but damaged

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea is reinstalling loudspeakers blaring propaganda across the border in its latest step away from inter-Korean peace agreements, prompting the South’s military [...] » More

Korea’s Hyundai Motor, LG Chem considering EV battery JV in Indonesiasource

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Chem Ltd are considering establishing an electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing joint venture in Indonesia, a person familiar with the matter [...] » More

Korea says it is battling ‘second wave’ of coronavirus

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Health authorities in South Korea said for the first time on Monday it is in the midst of a “second wave” of novel coronavirus infections around Seoul, driven by [...] » More

LG seen to reduce losses this year

24-Jun-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Lockdowns that have been in place across the globe have brought economic activity to a virtual standstill, and yet some positive flow-on impact is expected for the display [...] » More