Archive for November 28th, 2019

Korea’s President Hard-Sells His Country To Southeast Asia Leaders

Korea’s President Hard-Sells His Country To Southeast Asia Leaders

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in showed off his country’s high-tech prowess to leaders of the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian [...] » More

S. Korea lawmaker eyes $255 mil. fund to settle wartime labour row

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

Legislation being prepared by the head of South Korea’s parliament to settle a feud over wartime labour compensation with Japan revolves around setting up a foundation [...] » More

Seoul monitoring N. Korea’s moves at eastern port near Mt. Kumgang resort

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:02 AM

South Korea is keeping a close watch on a North Korean port near Mount Kumgang on the east coast, the unification ministry said Wednesday following a report that the [...] » More

S. Korea’s childbirth tally falls to new low in Q3, deeper in the zero zone

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | PulseNews | 6:02 AM

South Korean birthrate slipped further into zero territory as the number of newborns hit fresh quarterly low of 73,793 the July-September period, showing no improvement [...] » More

Feuding Korean firms risk disrupting electric car battery supplies

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

In 2018, South Korea’s SK Innovation beat its larger, local rival LG Chem to a multibillion dollar deal to supply German carmaker Volkswagen with electric vehicle [...] » More

Dr M visits Petronas’ second floating LNG vessel in Korea

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today arrived at Samsung Heavy Industries Geoje Shipyard for a tour of Petronas’ Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (PFLNG) 2 vessel here. The prime [...] » More

Malaysia hints at resuming relations with N Korea

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AA | 6:02 AM

Malaysia premier hinted Tuesday that his country is talking to Pyongyang and would resume relations with North Korea. “We want to be friendly with all countries in the [...] » More

Korea’s November exports to fall for 12th month; BOK to stand pat on Friday: Reuters poll

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s exports likely saw another month of double-digit contraction in November, with few signs of recovery in semiconductors and Chinese demand, though the Bank [...] » More

No money, no hope: Korea’s ‘Dirt Spoons’ turn against Moon

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hwang Hyeon-dong lives in a 6.6-square-metre (71-square-foot) cubicle near his university campus in Seoul, which comes with a shared bathroom and kitchen plus all the rice he [...] » More

S. Korea opens joint R&D centre for basic science in UAE

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s basic science institute said Wednesday that it has opened a joint research and development (R&D) centre at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi that will [...] » More

Hyundai gets nod to build Korea’s tallest skyscraper for Gangnam HQ

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Seoul city government said on Tuesday that it has approved the long-delayed construction of Hyundai Motor Group’s new headquarters in the affluent district of [...] » More

China is the United States’s N Korea problem

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

During last week’s Democratic debate, former vice President Joe Biden was asked how he would resolve the long-running nuclear crisis with North Korea. His answer? That [...] » More

S. Korea’s Hyundai Motor to build vehicle manufacturing plant in Indonesia

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s largest automaker Hyundai Motor said Tuesday that it planned to build its first vehicle manufacturing plant in Indonesia. The ceremony to sign a [...] » More

Leaders of Asean, Korea call for N Korean ‘restraint’

Leaders of Asean, Korea call for N Korean ‘restraint’

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian leaders gathered in Busan, South Korea, urged North Korean restraint while calling on Pyongyang to cease its tests of missiles. South Korean President Moon [...] » More

Exclusive: Korea set to regain control of airway from Japan through UN deal sources

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Putting air safety first after some scary near misses, South Korea and Japan have set aside bitter historical grievances currently straining ties to redraw responsibilities [...] » More