As first discussed last night, the selling in bitcoin and across cryptocurrencies - which began as Asia opened, and appeared to be catalyzed by headlines from South Korea's finance ministry that a cryptocurrency exchange shutdown is still an option... ... Show More Summary
Asia Times Security, What is there to worry about? A lot. South Korean police had better not plan on getting much rest during the upcoming Winter Olympics: The country will deploy 10,000 police officers, backed up with the highest technology,...Show More Summary
Cryptocurrencies are sliding once again as Asia opens following headlines from South Korea's finance ministry that a cryptocurrency exchange shutdown is still an option (but admittedly it needs "serious" discussion among ministries first). While...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia What will Taipei do? China may have recently tested a ballistic missile that is said to target Taiwan. This week, the Hong Kong–based South China Morning Post reported that the Chinese military’s official...Show More Summary
Bradley K Martin Security, Asia What we are seeing – the North’s recent demonstration of nuclear might followed by a charm offensive aimed at South Koreans – is simply a tactical move within the same old strategy. “The TV camera focuses on Kim Jong-un. Show More Summary
When people think of the SCI Hunters’ Convention, visions of big game hunts in Africa, Asia, South America and North America come to mind. What may come as a surprise is that several outfitters displaying at the Convention offer outstanding game bird and waterfowl hunting opportunities all over the world. Show More Summary
South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Company is the latest to jump into the ride-hailing market through an investment and strategic agreement with Singapore-based Grab Taxi Holdings Pte. Ltd. Under the agreement, Hyundai and Grab will...Show More Summary
Leaders in Asia have become experts at stroking the presidential ego.
International investing is more appropriate than ever for Asian countries like South Korea, Japan, and India. These emerging markets are predicted to generate big gains for investors due to aspects such as their growing middle-classes, stimulative economic policies, and even the depreciation of the U.S. Show More Summary
Over Presidents? Day Weekend, Art Palm Springs will present nearly 80 galleries from Asia, North and South America, and Europe, that represent more than 300 artists, and brings a world of art to the Palm Springs Convention Center. Since...Show More Summary
South Korean regulators said they have started on-site inspections of the country’s large commercial banks, marking a change of tack in authorities’ efforts to clamp down on cryptocurrency speculation in one of Asia’s hottest bitcoin markets.
Daniel L. Davis History, Asia If only U.S. military planners had thought a little differently. On June 25, 1950, the North Korean People’s Army (NKPA) under Marshal Kim Il-sung launched a no-notice invasion of South Korea. Many areShow More Summary
Sebastien Roblin Security, Asia The K-9 Thunder is a beast of a "big" gun. In December 2017, Norway announced it would purchase twenty-four K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers from South Korean firm Hanhwa for $215 million, with an option for up to twenty-four more in the future. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia Should North Korea be worried? South Korea may turn its amphibious assault ships into nascent aircraft carriers—according to a report by the Yonhap News Agency, at least. In a report from late last month,Show More Summary
Global shares were mostly higher on Thursday, with Japan leading an advance in Asia. Share prices fell in South Korea despite signs tensions with its rival North Korea may be … Click to Continue »
Evening Headlines Bloomberg: Asia Stocks to Extend Gains After U.S. Tech Surge. Equity gauges in Australia and New Zealand advanced Wednesday, while futures for mainland China, South Korea and Taiwan all rose. Japanese markets remain closed and U.S. Show More Summary
Asia Times Security, Asia Dreams of an inter-Korean team, and a thaw in relations, burn bright in Seoul. On the first working day of 2018, hopeful South Korean officials scrambled to respond to the olive branch extended yesterday by Kim Jong-un. Show More Summary
WhatsApp went down in several parts of the world today, including parts of Europe, Asia, and South America. The crowdsourced website DownDetector found the largest concentration of outages in portions of England, Germany, and virtually all of the Netherlands, as well as parts of Italy, Spain, and Central Europe. Outages were also reported in many major […]
Visibility problems return to South Asia as cold air sinks across the region from the Himalayas.
Zachary Keck, Leon Whyte Security, Asia It is easy to imagine how the two nationalist presidents could butt heads. With North Korea rapidly expanding its nuclear and missile capabilities, maintaining a robust U.S.–South Korean alliance is vital. Show More Summary