Click for Korea, Forecast

Category: KoreaSubscribe via RSS Feed

New Zealand pressuring Korea to cooperate in diplomat sex assault case

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | NZHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea is facing pressure to let the justice system take its course, instead of protecting a diplomat accused of sexual assault in New Zealand. A spokesman for prime [...]
» More

Korea summons scandal-hit diplomat for investigation

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The foreign ministry has ordered a senior diplomat to return home immediately over allegations that he sexually assaulted a local embassy employee when stationed in New [...]
» More

Christchurch contacts of Korea traveller test negative for Covid-19

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Stuff | 6:02 AM

The Christchurch contacts of a man who tested positive for Covid-19 in South Korea have all returned negative test results so far. From Friday through Sunday, the Canterbury [...]
» More

Hanwha joins with Samsung to drop Aussie coal investments

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Amid ongoing protests by environmentalists, Hanwha Investment & Securities and Korea Investment & Securities joined with Samsung Securities to give up additional coal [...]
» More

Samsung mulls buying stakes in Arm

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics is set to join the acquisition race for the British semiconductor company Arm, which has been put up for sale by its current owner SoftBank, but the [...]
» More

New virus cases drop to 23, local infections at 3-month low

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea reported 23 more cases of the new coronavirus Monday, with local infections at a nearly three-month low, health authorities said. The new cases, including 20 [...]
» More

Incheon mulls airport tax hike to cover loss from Covid-19

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Incheon International Airport Corp (IIAC) is considering a hike in passenger service charge (PSC), known as airport tax, and send employees on leave of absence as it is [...]
» More

Korea’s July Exports Record Slowest Decline in Four Months

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Marinelink | 6:02 AM

South Korean exports fell the slowest in four months and beat market expectations, data showed on Saturday, a further sign a recovery in Asia’s fourth-largest economy [...]
» More

S. Korea braces for Japan’s retaliation over sales of asset

S. Korea braces for Japan’s retaliation over sales of asset

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

With Japan’s retaliation against a possible liquidation of Japanese corporate assets in the offing, the Korean government has come up with scenario-based [...]
» More

New spy chief fuels safety concerns over social media activities

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The country’s new spy chief Park Jie-won continues to be active on social media after he was officially appointed for the job, July 29, fuelling security concerns over [...]
» More

Korea ruling on wartime labour to have major implications for Seoul-Tokyo ties

04-Aug-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

In a decision that could worsen already tense relations between Seoul and Tokyo, a South Korean court is expected to decide this week on whether to order that assets [...]
» More

Heavy rain hammers Korea, leaving 6 dead, 7 missing

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 10:21 AM

Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea over the weekend, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said Sunday. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety [...]
» More

Samsung crafts India comeback as anti-China wave surges

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:21 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) is forging a comeback in India’s smartphone market with a new range of budget devices and a ramped-up online presence, aiming to [...]
» More

Samsung Electronics to halt production at its last computer factory in China

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:20 AM

Samsung Electronics Co will halt operations of its last computer factory in China, the South Korean tech giant said on Saturday, the latest manufacturer to shift production [...]
» More

From forced abortions to sexual violence: Women in N Korea subjected to ‘heartbreaking’ human rights violations in jail

03-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Pregnant North Korean women who attempted to escape the country have been forced into having abortions by violent prison guards, according to a United Nations. Some pregnant [...]
» More