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N Korea fires 2 missiles as nuclear deadline looms, officials say

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

North Korea on Thursday test-fired two short-range projectiles, likely launching the missiles from its “super-large” multiple rocket launcher, South Korean [...]
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S. Korea cuts growth forecast to lowest in decade

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s central bank on Friday cut its growth forecast for this year to two percent, which would be the weakest rate in a decade as the economy is battered by [...]
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N Korea fires two ‘unidentified projectiles’ on Thanksgiving

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea fired two “unidentified projectiles” on Thursdaythe Thanksgiving holiday in the USSeoul said, as nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington remain [...]
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K-pop singer sentenced to six years in jail for rape, sharing secret sex videos

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A South Korean court sentenced a K-pop musician to six years in prison on Friday for raping a woman and distributing a video capturing the act in a case that drew attention [...]
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Bank of Korea holds fire but dim economic view cements bets for more rate cuts

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s central bank left interest rates steady on Friday even as it trimmed growth and inflation projections, underlining a cautious view on the economy in the [...]
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N Korea may deploy ‘super-large’ rocket launcher soon

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Friday the latest test-firing of its “super-large” multiple rocket launcher was a final review of the weapon’s combat application, a [...]
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UPDATE 1-Korea plans to shut down up to 15 coal-fired power plants this winter

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea will idle up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants between December and February to help limit air pollution while its remaining plants are expected to [...]
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N Korea’s Thanksgiving Day test shows improving speed for missile crews

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed “great satisfaction” over the latest test of a large multiple-rocket launcher, state media said on Friday, a launch that [...]
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S. Korea to hold trade talks with Japan in December

S. Korea to hold trade talks with Japan in December

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea and Japan have agreed to hold senior-level trade talks in December to discuss Tokyo’s export restrictions at the centre of a bitter dispute between the two [...]
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Trenchcoats and rockets: Kim supervises N. Korea weapons test

Trenchcoats and rockets: Kim supervises N. Korea weapons test

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un supervised Thursday’s test of what it called a “super-large multiple launch rocket system”, Pyongyang’s state [...]
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K-pop star jailed for six years for gang rape, spycam crimes

30-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korean singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young was convicted Friday of gang rape and distributing videos of the assaults and other sexual encounters, and was jailed for six [...]
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Time running out on N Korea’s deadline to US on nukes

Time running out on N Korea’s deadline to US on nukes

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump have signaled their affection for each other so regularly it might be easy to miss rising fears that the [...]
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Trump has three options with N Korea to avoid a dangerous perfect storm in Asia

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

In the next few weeks, the Korean Peninsula will face a watershed momentone which could upend the United States’ alliances in northeast Asia and regional stability as a [...]
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N Korea fires two ‘unidentified projectiles’ on Thanksgiving

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea fired two “unidentified projectiles” on Thursdaythe Thanksgiving holiday in the USSeoul said, as nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington remain [...]
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New retrial ordered for Korea ex-leader Park

New retrial ordered for Korea ex-leader Park

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s top court on Thursday ordered a second retrial for disgraced former president Park Geun-hye, seeking heavier punishment for illegally taking money from [...]
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