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Sun, December 10, 2023 | 23:02
Korea's independence heritage agency poised to launch anti-Japan campaign
Like other organizations reliant on state subsidies, the Heritage of Korean Independence (HKI) has been a staunch supporter of the government since its establishment in 1965.
| 2023-09-12 17:04
Activists take new approach to stop China from sending back N. Koreans
Human rights activists have been staging weekly protests in front of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Washington, D.C., urging Beijing to stop the forced repatriations of North Korean escapees back to the North.
| 2023-09-12 07:37
[INTERVIEW] N. Korean defector keeps fingers crossed for daughter detained in China
A North Korean defector living in South Korea, who wished to be identified only by her surname, Kim, panicked when she heard that the border between North Korea and China had reopened. On Aug. 26, North Korea said it would allow its citizens staying overseas ― mostly in China and Russia ― to return home and they would be placed in quarantine for a week once they arrive in the...
| 2023-09-08 16:54
Yoon, mentor at odds over army cadets saluting independence fighter with leftist past
The defense ministry's decision to relocate the bust of independence fighter Hong Beom-do has pitted President Yoon Suk Yeol against his adviser and old friend.
| 2023-09-01 08:19
US lawmakers seek to meet UN officials to stop China from sending back N. Korean defectors
U.S. lawmakers Christopher Smith and Jeff Merkley, co-chairs of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), released an open letter calling for a meeting with two U.N. high commissioners to discuss ways to prevent Beijing from repatriating North Korean defectors held in China.
| 2023-09-01 08:02
Autocratic leaders use politics of fear to silence rivals, critics
The tragic plane crash that killed Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, who staged an abortive mutiny against Russia's military in July, is a chilling reminder of how autocratic leaders silence their opponents.
| 2023-08-31 08:16
Gifted criminal law scholar lived life as dissident-in-exile in US
Choi Chong-ko, a professor emeritus of law at Seoul National University, has found life after college inseparable from his mentor and advisor, the late Ryu Ki-chyon (1915-1998), better known by his English name, Paul K. Ryu, to people living outside of Korea.
| 2023-08-28 08:26
Old weapons, new tricks: North Korea seeks to turn old Soviet fighter jets into kamikaze drones
North Korea has kicked off a military modernization program recycling hundreds of outdated fighter jets into suicide drones, according to a veteran intelligence analyst. “The North is trying to transform Soviet fighter aircraft into kamikaze drones armed with precision-guided munitions,” Choe Su-ryong, a former agent of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), told The Korea ...
| 2023-08-24 07:58
Pyongyang's armed drones pose new threat to Seoul
Ukraine silenced naysayers who believed that the country would be no match for Russian armed forces and allow Russia to seize Kyiv and major facilities, paving the way for a Moscow-backed regime to assume control within days, if not months.
| 2023-08-20 09:08
[ANALYSIS] Will court orders requiring mental illness treatments help prevent mass attacks?
Prosecutors indicted Cho Seon, a 33-year-old perpetrator of the July 21 stabbing rampage near Sillim Station, Seoul, on four counts - murder, attempted murder, burglary and defamation. A 22-year-old male died from the attack, while three other victims in their 30s were severely wounded.
| 2023-08-15 08:06
'British Spider-Man' ends 6-month stay in Korea
Justice minister challenges opposition leader in polls for potential next president
Kim Bu-gwi, the tallest monk at Hwaeom Temple
Cadero Grip introduces hybrid golf grip product
German scholar lectures on 'Saving Confucius from Confucianism'
N. Korea's fear of external info grows after Seoul allows sending propaganda leaflets
Methods to avoid YouTube, Netflix restrictions go viral
Hunting 'crow thief' on Korea's east coast in 1930s
Skepticism mounts over shareholder activism at Samsung C&T
Anti-dog meat legislation looks doomed as Assembly session ends in vain
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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