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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Sat, June 3, 2023 | 01:30
KF-21 achieves 'tentative' combat sustainability
Korea's homegrown KF-21 Boramae fighter jet has achieved “tentative” combat sustainability, laying the groundwork for mass production of the combat aircraft from next year, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), Tuesday.
[ANALYSIS] What North Korea's recent silence means for South Korea, US
North Korea seems to be caught in a dilemma on how to respond to a landmark nuclear deal between the United States and South Korea signed recently, which could be a reason why the reclusive regime has refrained from military provocations in the last few ...
Teachers' Day
Teachers at Youngshin Elementary School in Daegu wash their students' feet during a Teachers' Day ceremony, Monday. Yonhap
Celebrating Coming-of-Age Day
Students wearing hanbok, the traditional Korean attire, participate in a Coming-of-Age Day ceremony held at Dongnae Hyanggyo, a Confucian school built during the 1392-1910 Joseon Dynasty, in Busan, Monday. Coming-of-Age Day falls on the third Monday of every May. Yonhap ...
Ex-president visits Cheonggye Stream
Former President Lee Myung-bak crosses Cheonggye Stream in downtown Seoul, followed by his supporters and former aides, Monday. The restoration project of the stream in 2005 is considered one of Lee's major achievements during his time in office as Seoul mayor from 2002 to 2006. Joint Press Corps
Seoul, Tokyo at odds over inspection of Fukushima nuclear power plant
Korea and Japan are apparently at odds over the exact purpose and role of a Korean inspection team, which is set to be dispatched to the tsunami-stricken nuclear power plant in Fukushima later this month.
A glimpse inside a Korean fighter jet manufacturing plant
SACHEON, South Gyeongsang Province - On the afternoon of May 9, more than a dozen engineers were busily working on the assembly lines at a manufacturing plant of the Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI). Based in Sacheon, South Gyeongsang Province, around 430 kilometers away from Seoul, KAI is the country's sole aircraft maker. The fixed-wing aircraft production facility, measuri...
Skepticism grows over Korea's inspection of Fukushima wastewater
Doubts are rising over the effectiveness of a team of Korean experts heading to Japan to inspect treated radioactive wastewater set to be discharged from a tsunami-hit nuclear power plant, as the level of access the group will be granted remains unclear.
[EXCLUSIVE] Police officer indicted 3 years after accidental shooting of ex-USFK sergeant
A local police officer who accidentally shot a retired U.S. Air Force tech sergeant in the jaw three years ago while trying to subdue a dog, was indicted earlier this week, according to the prosecutors' office.
[1st YEAR in OFFICE] Yoon overtly aligns with US to counter NK threats
Prosecutor-turned-president Yoon Suk Yeol, who had no foreign policy experience until his inauguration in May 2022, went through a tough first year as South Korea faced mounting challenges on the global stage. The Yoon administration was tasked with dealing with heightening nuclear tensions with North Korea, intensifying power struggles between the United States and China, as...
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