Click for Korea, Forecast

Category: KoreaSubscribe via RSS Feed

S. Korea reports worst economic performance in more than 20 years

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:54 AM

South Korea’s economy recorded its worst performance in more than 20 years in the second quarter, the central bank said Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic hammered [...] » More

UN rapporteur to inquire into audits of N Korea rights groups

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | UPI | 6:54 AM

The United Nations’ top official on North Korea human rights said he plans to request information from Seoul following a recent South Korean government decision to [...] » More

N. Korea’s Kim visits chicken farm, calls for improvements

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:54 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a new chicken farm being built in a county south of capital Pyongyang and called for improvements to what he described as an [...] » More

Will rent-free Yeouido succeed in winning back foreign financial firms?

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:54 AM

Yeouido has long been the central financial district in Seoul, harboring dozens of major securities firms and key financial authorities such as the Financial Services [...] » More

Handstands in N Korea: Swedish ambassador takes yoga to streets amid coronavirus lockdown

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:54 AM

Barefoot and blonde, Swedish Ambassador Joachim Bergstrom makes an unlikely sight in North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang, as he practices yoga poses near some of its most [...] » More

Korea enters recession as exports plunge by most since 1963

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:54 AM

The South Korean economy plunged into recession in the second quarter in its worst decline in more than two decades as the coronavirus pandemic battered exports and social [...] » More

DSWD receives rice donation from Korea for COVID-19 relief

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

The Department of Social and Welfare and Development (DSWD) has received rice donation from the government of the Republic of Korea for the country’s response to the [...] » More

Pentagon considers ‘adjustments’ to US troop levels in S Korea

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Defence secretary reviews US global military footprint with an eye to competing more effectively with China and Russia. The Pentagon is considering “adjustments” [...] » More

N Korea loses access to foreign cash as China trade drops 70pct

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:02 AM

Trade between North Korea and China plunged nearly 70 percent on the year between January and May after Pyongyang closed the border to prevent the transmission of the novel [...] » More

UPDATE 1-Korea’s July 1-20 exports fall further on slow demand recovery

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korean exports extended their contraction during the first 20 days of July and by a larger percentage than in June as a protracted coronavirus lockdown and delay in [...] » More

Undiagnosed virus infections could be 27 times higher in Korea’s Daegu city study

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A small South Korean survey of people with no history of COVID-19, but living in a city with the most cases, showed that roughly one in 13 had antibodies to the novel [...] » More

Korean investors’ growing interest in US tech stocks risky: AllianceBernstein

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

Persisting economic uncertainties due to the coronavirus outbreak appear to have only made blue chip tech stocks in the United States more expensive, while growing retail [...] » More

N Korea claims to have no coronavirus cases but is working on a vaccine anyway

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | QZ | 6:02 AM

More than 30 coronavirus vaccines are being tested on humans worldwide, and North Korea just joined the race. On Saturday (July 18), the country’s State Commission of [...] » More

Activists slam Korea’s crackdown on propaganda against N Korea

Activists slam Korea’s crackdown on propaganda against N Korea

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | DW | 6:02 AM

South Korean Unification Ministry revokes licenses of activist groups to send balloons into the North, triggering accusations that Seoul is not truly interested in the [...] » More

Gambling addiction spikes among Korea’s work-from-home day traders

23-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Day traders seeking help for gambling addiction have tripled in number in South Korea, as COVID-19 social distancing and working-from-home has freed up more time for online [...] » More