Archive for August 7th, 2019

N Korea says US is inciting military tension

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of “inciting military tension” by holding joint exercises with South Korea and said Pyongyang would take measures [...]
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N Korea threatens to take ‘new road’, launches more missiles

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, South Korea said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang warned that hostile moves [...]
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N Korea fired two projectiles, Korean military says

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

North Korea on Tuesday continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing unidentified projectiles twice into the sea while lashing out at the United States and South [...]
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N. Korea threatens more launches after fourth test in 12 days

N. Korea threatens more launches after fourth test in 12 days

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea threatened Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth pair of projectiles in less than two weeks following the start of joint exercises [...]
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N Korea’s forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom’s underreported human rights abuses

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear programme and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un, one of [...]
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Japan-Korea feud explained: Why are the two Asian Nations at loggerheads?

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

This weekend, thousands of protesters took to the streets of Seoul, South Korea, to voice their anger over a growing trade dispute with Japan, tinged with a century of bitter [...]
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US ends visa-free entry for visitors to N Korea

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | GulfNews | 6:02 AM

The US allows citizens of 38 countries to enter for up to 90 days without a visa Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who [...]
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N Korea fires more weapons, denounces US military drills

N Korea fires more weapons, denounces US military drills

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday while lashing out at the United States [...]
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Decades of distrust: Japanese firms may suffer in Korea row

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Tokyo’s curbs on tech exports to South Korea may score political points at home, but could hurt some top Japanese firms. This is the second of a two-part series looking [...]
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US monitoring situation after report of N Korea projectile launchofficial

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States is monitoring the situation and consulting closely with allies South Korea and Japan after a media report that North Korea fired two unidentified [...]
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Carlyle, Bain among shortlisted bidders for Korea’s Woongjin stake: report

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Carlyle Group and Bain Capital are among four shortlisted bidders for a stake in South Korean water purifier rental firm Woongjin Coway Co Ltd (021240.KS), the Korea Economic [...]
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US, Korea lack ‘political will’ on peace talks: KCNA

US, Korea lack ‘political will’ on peace talks: KCNA

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a “flagrant violation” of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack of [...]
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Pentagon chief says US will not ‘overreact’ to N Korea missile launches

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the United States will not overreact to a series of missiles launches by North Korea in recent weeks and would keep the [...]
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N Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons programme: UN report

N Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons programme: UN report

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programmes using “widespread and increasingly sophisticated” cyberattacks to [...]
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China says People’s Liberation Army will defend every part of its territory

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s People’s Liberation Army is a strong force and will defend every part of its territory, a spokesman of China’s Hong Kong affairs office said, when [...]
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