Archive for September 20th, 2018

Trump: Trade pact with Korea ready to sign

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A revamped trade agreement with South Korea is ready to be signed, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday. “The trade deal with South Korea has been fully negotiated [...]
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Top S. Korea theatre director sentenced to six years for sex abuse

Top S. Korea theatre director sentenced to six years for sex abuse

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A prominent South Korean theatre director was Wednesday sentenced to six years in prison for the sexual abuse of nine women, as the country’s nascent #MeToo movement [...]
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Summit may be the grand theater Kim needs to show his people

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was searching for the perfect propaganda set piece, something designed to show his people that he’s a strong leader pushing [...]
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Kim Jong Un agrees to close missile test site after Korea talks

Kim Jong Un agrees to close missile test site after Korea talks

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong Un promises to visit Seoul and says he will also dismantle a main nuclear complex but only if the US reciprocates. North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un has vowed to [...]
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Pompeo to lead UN meeting on N. Korea

Pompeo to lead UN meeting on N. Korea

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will chair a meeting of the UN Security Council on North Korea September 27 to urge the international community to keep up the pressure on [...]
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S. Korean leader and North’s Kim hold summit talks

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s president and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un drove together through the streets of Pyongyang on Tuesday past thousands of cheering citizens before [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim at summit

S. Korea’s Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim at summit

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un opened a new round of talks at a summit in Pyongyang on Wednesday with the North Korean nuclear [...]
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5 powerful images from Kim Jong Un’s historic meeting with Korea’s president

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

The leaders of North and South Korea, Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in, are meeting for a historic summit in Pyongyang and it began as a deeply emotional event. It’s the [...]
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US’s Pompeo to host UN Security Council meeting on N Korea

US’s Pompeo to host UN Security Council meeting on N Korea

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will host a meeting of the UN Security Council on North Korea on September 27, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Tuesday. [...]
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The women who lift N. Korea leader Kim Jong Un’s image: sister Kim Yo Jong, wife Ri Sol Ju

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Striding across the airport tarmac with her husband Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s first lady greeted South Korea’s leaders amid a cheering crowd at Sunan [...]
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‘Ashamed’: Koreans chilled by Kim Jong-un’s cuddles

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

When President Moon Jae-in of South Korea embraced Kim Jong-un with a broad smile on an airport tarmac in Pyongyang, a crowd of North Koreans released a deafening cheer. But [...]
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The Latest: Moon, Kim begin second day of summit talks

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump is once again [...]
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N Korea still taking baby steps with Kim’s missile site offer

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un’s offer to dismantle key missile test sites represents only a “very small step forward”, analysts said, with many disappointed at the lack of [...]
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North and Korea commit to ‘era of no war’

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The two Koreas said they were taking a step closer to peace by signing a joint military agreement that removes the threat of conflict on the Peninsula. “The era of no [...]
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Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears

Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A pledge by the leaders of North and South Korea to foster economic ties has heightened worries among sceptics that Seoul’s push to revive nuclear talks could undermine [...]
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