Archive for October 2nd, 2021

Korea aims to raise pet registration rate to 70pct

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:37 AM

South Korea seeks to raise pet registration rates and neuter outdoor dogs to minimise the number of lost and abandoned animals. It is also considering introducing a pet [...] » More

N. Korea says 4th new test-firing was anti-aircraft missile

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AP | 6:37 AM

North Korea said Friday it had test-fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile in the fourth round of weapons firings in recent weeks, even as it pushes to reopen dormant [...] » More

NKorea’s Kim wants to restore hotlines with Korea soon

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Westhawaiitoday | 6:37 AM

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un expressed his willingness to restore stalled communication lines with South Korea to promote peace in early October, while he shrugged off [...] » More

Korea broadband firm sues Netflix after traffic surge from ‘Squid Game’

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

South Korean Internet service provider SK Broadband has sued Netflix (NFLX.O) to pay for costs from increased network traffic and maintenance work because of a surge of [...] » More

N. Korea leader vows support for China’s fight against ‘hostile forces’

N. Korea leader vows support for China’s fight against ‘hostile forces’

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:37 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged support for China’s fight against “hostile forces’ frantic anti-China confrontational moves” in a message he [...] » More

New virus cases in 2,000s for 6th day, COVID-19 curbs extended

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:37 AM

South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases remained in the 2,000s for the sixth consecutive day Friday, prompting authorities to maintain the current level of virus [...] » More

N. Korea remains unresponsive to Seoul’s calls after Kim’s offer to restore hotlines

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:37 AM

North Korea remained unresponsive to South Korea’s regular calls via military and liaison hotlines Friday morning after leader Kim Jong-un offered to restore severed [...] » More

Top nuke envoy returns from Indonesia after N. Korea talks with US

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:37 AM

South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy, Noh Kyu-duk, returned home from Indonesia Friday after holding talks with his US counterpart, Sung Kim, on efforts to resume dialogue [...] » More

Over half of young Seoulites can’t afford buying house without parents’ support: survey

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:37 AM

Over half of young people living in Seoul say they couldn’t buy a home without the help of their parents, data showed Friday. According to a survey conducted by the [...] » More

New home permits jump 22pct in January-August

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:37 AM

New home permits in South Korea soared nearly 22 percent in the first eight months of the year amid rising housing prices, government data showed Friday. Construction permits [...] » More

Exports set fresh high in September on solid shipments of chips

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:37 AM

South Korea’s exports have extended their gains to 11 consecutive months and set a record high level by rising 16.7 percent, data showed Friday, maintaining solid [...] » More

UPDATE 1-Korea extends growth for 11th month in September

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Brisk global demand for chips and computers helped South Korea’s exports log a 11th straight month of expansion in September, albeit at a slower pace because of two [...] » More

S. Korea to begin last parliamentary audit under Moon

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 6:37 AM

The National Assembly will launch its annual three-week audit of the government and state agencies Friday, the last such parliamentary inspection under the Moon Jae-in [...] » More

N Korea’s Kim Jong Un rejects US dialogue proposal

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ANI-Sputnik | 6:37 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has rejected the US proposal for a dialogue, calling it an attempt to mask hostility, the Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday. The US has [...] » More

Blinken says N Korea increasing ‘instability and insecurity’

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFPL | 6:37 AM

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that North Korea was increasing instability after a series of weapons test launches including one which it claims was a [...] » More