Archive for January 3rd, 2017

Korea says woman tied to scandal arrested in Denmark

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

South Korean prosecutors said Monday the daughter of the confidante of disgraced President Park Geun-hye has been arrested in Denmark and authorities are working to get her [...]
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N Koreans defectors create new lives in Korea

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | PBS | 6:00 AM

Twenty six year old Park Young Ho runs this food truck at a horse racetrack just outside Seoul, the capital of South Korea. With race fans streaming in all day, he’s [...]
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Korea Accidentally Drops Anti-Ship Missiles

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Maritime-executive | 6:00 AM

A South Korean naval plane has accidentally dropped anti-ship missiles into the Sea of Japan after a member of the crew pushed a wrong button on New Year’s Day. The [...]
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Park Geun-hye calls corruption allegations against her a ‘fabrication’

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

South Korean president impeached on 9 December appears in public to deny claims of wrongdoing, saying she was ‘framed’ Park Geun-hye, the impeached president of [...]
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Kim Says N Korea Close to Testing Inter-Continental Missile

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un said North Korea is in the “last stage” of preparations to test-fire an inter-continental ballistic missile, adding to claims his isolated country has [...]
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Koreans rally to demand ‘Park-free’ 2017

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than half a million South Koreans marked New Year’s Eve with a massive protest Saturday calling for the immediate arrest and ouster of impeached President Park [...]
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S Korea acting president promises return to stability

S Korea acting president promises return to stability

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s acting president pledged a return to stability in a New Year message aimed at reassuring the country after a political crisis triggered President Park [...]
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Samsung Electronics to reveal Galaxy Note 7 probe results this month: JoongAng Ilbo

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will announce this month the results of an investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire, the JoongAng Ilbo [...]
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US condemns Pyongyang missile plan, warns against ‘provocative’ actions

US condemns Pyongyang missile plan, warns against ‘provocative’ actions

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States on Sunday sharply condemned a North Korean plan to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile and warned Pyongyang against “provocative [...]
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Macau gambling revenue falls 3.3 pct in 2016, 3rd year in a row

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell for a third year in a row in 2016 as a prolonged anti-corruption campaign and slowing economic growth sapped sentiment [...]
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Search resumes for missing Chinese worker, feared drowned near Bintulu

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A pleasant seaside picnic for 11 workers from China turned tragic when one of them went missing while swimming near Kuala Nyalau beach, about 90km from here, on Saturday. The [...]
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China considering strong measures to contain Taiwan – sources

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s military has become alarmed by what it sees as US President-elect Donald Trump’s support of Taiwan and is considering strong measures to prevent the [...]
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China jails 16 for trafficking in organs

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sixteen people including two surgeons have been jailed for between two and five years in China for trafficking in human organs, a practice still widespread in the country. [...]
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China manufacturing growth slows

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Manufacturing activity in China slowed slightly in December, official figures showed Sunday, as the world’s second largest economy stabilises. The official purchasing [...]
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Beijing starts 2017 under a cloud

03-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing woke on the first morning of the New Year covered in thick toxic fog, with a concentration of harmful particles 20 times higher than international standards. After a [...]
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