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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Sat, June 3, 2023 | 07:43
Korea vows to fight spread of fentanyl
The government has vowed to stop the spread of hallucinogenic drugs, particularly fentanyl, amid a surge in drug crimes in recent years. At a meeting, Friday, attended by all related government ministries, Bang Moon-kyu, minister for government policy coordination, said the country is now “at a crossroads” between two starkly different paths.
Seoul imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking group for role in space launch
Seoul announced fresh sanctions against Kimsuky, a North Korean hacking group, Friday, for its role in developing technology the regime used in its latest satellite launch.
Pyongyang seeks to portray rocket as science effort by admitting failure: experts
North Korea's unusually prompt admission of the failure of its purported reconnaissance satellite launch shows the regime's effort to characterize the project as a scientific endeavor and not ...
Committee calls for lowering requirements for foreigners to teach English online
A regulation reform committee under the Prime Minister's Office has called for the lowering of education requirements for non-Koreans when teaching English online.
Taekwondo star dreams of becoming IOC member
At a glance, Lee Dae-hoon might seem like a sports star who has everything. Before hanging up his uniform after the 2020 Tokyo Games, the 31-year-old was one of Korea's most decorated taekwondo athletes, having won more than 20 gold medals at international events.
Pyongyang may have delayed spy satellite launch due to technical issues
Pyongyang said on Tuesday that it will launch its first military reconnaissance satellite in two weeks to keep track of the U.S.' “reckless” military activities.
Japanese destroyer flies controversial flag as it arrives in Korea for joint drill
A Japanese warship arrived in Korea, Monday, for a multinational naval drill later this week, bearing a flag that, for many Koreans, symbolizes Japan's past military expansionism and colonization. JS Hamagiri, an Asagiri-class destroyer of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, sailed into Busan Port with the Rising Sun flag hoisted, ahead of the Eastern Endeavor 23 aimed at ...
Korea's diplomacy put to test amid signs of thaw in US-China relations
In the first cabinet-level exchange between the world's two superpowers in months, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and her Chinese counterpart Wang Wentao said they had “candid and substantive” discussions on trade issues in Washington on Thursday (local time).
One in five North Korean children suffer from malnutrition: study
Nearly one out of five North Korean children under the age of five suffer from malnutrition, according to a recent international health study. While the rate of stunting - impaired growth and development manifested by low height-for-age - of North Korean children in that age group was estimated at 16.8 percent, the rate of wasting - low weight-for-height, known as the most da...
Fukushima inspection was Yoon's 'political answer to science question': experts
A team of Korean scientists have wrapped up a four-day inspection of Japan's plan to release radioactive water into the ocean after treatment, without making a conclusive statement over whether it would be safe. Speaking to reporters upon his return to Korea, Friday, Yoo Guk-hee, head of the inspection team, said that they would need additional time to achieve an accurate saf...
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