Archive for December 27th, 2016

Korea prosecutor says it might raid presidential office

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

Tens of thousands of people, many in Santa Claus outfits, marched through the streets of Seoul Saturday calling for the immediate ouster of impeached President Park Geun-Hye. [...]
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China Allows Samgyetang Imports From S. Korea Amid AI Outbreak

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday – China will surely ban imports of poultry and related products next week from South Korea which is affected by avian [...]
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S. Korea, Vietnam to discuss defense ties amid NK threat

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

South Korea and Vietnam will discuss military cooperation in countering growing North Korean threats in a bilateral meeting this week in Hanoi, the defense ministry said [...]
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N Korean Christmas has the lights and trees, but is void of Jesus

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Christmas-themed music and decorations are generally taken for granted and almost certainly signal how little association they evoke with the frowned-upon religion that [...]
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Kim Jong-un bans Christmas, makes N Korea worship grandma

Kim Jong-un bans Christmas, makes N Korea worship grandma

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un is the Grinch who stole Christmas. North Korea’s tubby tyrant wants the few Christians in the hermit state to spread cheer only to celebrate his grandma, [...]
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Kim Jong Un orders N Koreans to celebrate his grandmother on Christmas

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un is the Grinch who stole Christmas. North Korea’s tubby tyrant wants the few Christians in the hermit state to spread cheer only to celebrate his grandma, [...]
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Korea: Army Mobilised to Speed Up Extended Poultry Cull

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Wire | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Monday mobilised armed forces to play an active part in its biggest-ever poultry cull as the spread of a highly contagious strain bird flu continued, ordering [...]
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S. Korea’s big financial firms to have chiefs replaced in 2017

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Pulsenews | 6:00 AM

As the time nears to count down the clock to 2017, South Korea’s major financial institutions are drawing attention with the tenure of majority of their chiefs ending [...]
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S. Korea protesters push for President Park’s ouster

S. Korea protesters push for President Park’s ouster

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

Tens of thousands of people, many in Santa Claus outfits, marched through the streets of Seoul Saturday calling for the immediate ouster of impeached President Park Geun-Hye. [...]
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N Korea Fritters Away 23pct of GDP on Defense

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Chosun | 6:00 AM

North Korea is the most belligerent country in the world in terms of the percentage of GDP it spends on defense. Pyongyang’s military spending accounts for a whopping [...]
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Korea’s ‘Rasputin’ refuses to leave cell to face MPs’ questions

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Choi Soon-Sil, a long-time friend of Park Guen-Hye, forced national assembly members to visit her in detention The woman at the heart of the impeachment crisis surrounding [...]
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S. Korea’s detained ‘Rasputin’ snubs lawmakers from jail cell

S. Korea’s detained ‘Rasputin’ snubs lawmakers from jail cell

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

The woman at the heart of the impeachment crisis surrounding South Korean President Park Geun-Hye refused to leave her jail cell Monday for questioning by lawmakers who had [...]
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Korea mobilises army to speed up extended poultry cull in worst bird flu outbreak

Korea mobilises army to speed up extended poultry cull in worst bird flu outbreak

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

South Korea on Monday mobilised armed forces to play an active part in its biggest-ever poultry cull as the spread of a highly contagious strain bird flu continued, ordering [...]
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N Korea might develop intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting US mainland by 2020 – report

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea might be able to develop intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the US mainland by 2020 at the latest, a South Korean think tank has said in its [...]
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Defector: N Korea Planning More Nuke Tests, Wants Recognition as Nuclear Power

27-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

North Korea will want to schedule another nuclear test during South Korea’s presidential race, a high-ranking defector says – and then to engage in international [...]
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