Archive for January 5th, 2017

Five questions on China-N. Korea relations

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

US president-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly called out China for doing too little to help stop North Korea’s nuclear programme, and on Monday he took to Twitter [...]
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Trump’s tweet ‘clear warning’ to N Korea, says Seoul

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

South Korea said Tuesday that US president-elect Donald Trump had sent a “clear warning” to North Korea with a tweet dismissing Pyongyang’s ballistic [...]
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Denmark says awaits Korea extradition request for ‘Rasputin’ daughter

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

Danish authorities said Tuesday they had yet to receive a formal request by South Korea for the extradition of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the heart of a [...]
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US can defend itself from N Korea missile attack: Pentagon

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in a New Year’s speech January 1, 2017, said the country was “in the final stages of test-launching the intercontinental [...]
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Korea fin min says will press Korea’s case if US makes ‘irrational’ trade demands

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s finance minister on Wednesday said the government will vigorously argue Korea’s case should the US make any unreasonable trade demands. “We [...]
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Korea’s finance minister vows frontloading to prop up economy

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

Korea’s finance minister said Wednesday that the government will make all-out efforts to frontload its budget spending in the first quarter to pre-emptively cope with [...]
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Korea welcomes Trump’s ‘clear warning’ to Kim Jong Un

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NK News | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday praised US President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that the completion of North Korea’s nuclear [...]
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Trump’s N Korea red line could come back to haunt him

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

In three words of a tweet this week, US President-elect Donald Trump vowed North Korea would never test an intercontinental ballistic missile. “It won’t [...]
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Fincantieri chosen as preferred bidder for S. Korea’s STX French unit

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

A crane of the shipyard Fincantieri is seen January 3, 2017 in Castellamare di Stabia near Naples A South Korean court handling the bankruptcy of STX Offshore and [...]
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‘Comfort Woman’ Statue Stokes Old Tensions Between Japan and Korea

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Smithsonianmag | 6:00 AM

She’s a silent reminder of the plight of hundreds of thousands of women forced into sexual slavery by Japan during World War II It’s been decades since the world [...]
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Trump Should Cooperate With Russia, China on N Korea Issue – White House

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said Donald Trump’s administration should cooperate with Russia and China on the North Korean issue. The administration of [...]
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Korea: Local authority to decide statue’s fate

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | NHK | 6:00 AM

A spokesperson for South Korea’s Foreign Ministry says the Busan district office should make the decision on whether to remove a statue symbolising those referred to as [...]
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What Trump’s N Korea Tweets Mean

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

President-elect Donald Trump had blamed China for not doing more to stop North Korea’s nuclear-weapon development President-elect Donald Trump chided North Korea and [...]
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Trump Taunts N Korea, Twitter Chaos Ensues

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vanityfair | 6:00 AM

As promised, President-elect Donald Trump has not stopped sending out 140-character missives from his Twitter account to his 18 million followers. On Monday, he doubled down, [...]
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Preparing for the worst How to escape from Kim Jong Un

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

It’s a bitterly cold, bleak day on a military base in South Korea. People are milling around calmly, clutching hot coffees, making small talk. Kids are chasing each [...]
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