Archive for December 14th, 2016

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: Soul Brothers?

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: Soul Brothers?

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foreign Policy In Focus | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump has a lot more in common with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un than he would care to admit. They both have a reputation for unpredictability. They both like to [...]
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Korea, US, Japan hold talks to discuss cooperation against NK nukes

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan met Tuesday to discuss cooperation against North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threat. Kim [...]
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Park’s impeachment could split Korea’s ruling party

Park’s impeachment could split Korea’s ruling party

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s conservative ruling party is on the verge of a split following President Park Geun-hye’s parliamentary impeachment last week. Kim Moo-sung, leader [...]
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Envoys discuss N. Korea amid political flux in US, S. Korea

Envoys discuss N. Korea amid political flux in US, S. Korea

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Senior US, Japanese and South Korean officials with special responsibility for the North Korean nuclear issue held talks Tuesday, at a time of political flux and policy [...]
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China Brings More Economic Retaliation for THAAD Against Korea

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

South Korean conglomerate Lotte sees its affiliates come under pressure in China. Is this all because of THAAD? In mid-November, South Korean conglomerate Lotte and the [...]
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Shocking pictures exposing N Korean poverty that got photographer kicked out of Kim Jong-Un’s Kingdom

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

The shocking story behind a simple image of a sleeping soldier in North Korea led to one photographer being BANNED from the country. The secretive state, ruled by dictator [...]
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We visited N Korea’s DMZ border – and noticed something seriously creepy

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Daily Star | 6:00 AM

Daily Star Online visited the DMZ, a stretch of land four kilometres thick that splits the Korean peninsula in two. There, at the Dora Observatory, allowed visitors can peer [...]
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Refugees Might Be the New Administration’s Best Friends on N Korea Strategy

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 6:00 AM

On November 29, President George W. Bush urged the incoming Donald Trump administration to recognise North Korea as a “grave threat.” Bush described the [...]
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Absolut Vodka Used Korea’s Impeachment Protests in an Ad. People Are Not Happy

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

“If this ad had been for the World Cup or a concert, it might’ve worked.” Absolut Vodka is coming under fire in South Korea after one of its ads got [...]
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Korea’s president was just impeached. This is what it means and what comes next.

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The turmoil that has engulfed South Korea for weeks has now crossed a critical threshold. The National Assembly voted on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye. [...]
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Japan, China, S. Korea summit postponed on Park woes

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan is postponing a summit with China and South Korea, the government said Tuesday, after the impeachment of South Korean President President Park Geun-Hye. The Asian [...]
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Korea keen to deploy US anti-missile system by May

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Defence Ministry trying to finish installation amid political turmoil in wake of Park’s impeachment South Korea is moving to finalise the deployment of an advanced [...]
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China Warns Trump Against Using Taiwan for Leverage on Trade

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China warned Donald Trump against using the One-China policy regarding Taiwan as a bargaining chip in trade talks, a swift response that indicates Beijing is losing patience [...]
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China’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble, Says One Strategist

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A financial crisis in China is no more likely in the coming decade than it was in the past 10 years, and pessimists predicting one have long done so without regard for [...]
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Chinese Airlines Are Flooding the World With Super-Cheap Airfares

14-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Killing four empty hours at Guangzhou airport waiting for a China Southern connection to Sydney may not be everyone’s idea of fun. For Gina Capella, it was a [...]
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