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Sat, June 3, 2023 | 07:02
[INTERVIEW] Washington's nuclear umbrella should be called into question: US scholar
Even when North Korea is ramping up the development of its weapons at an unprecedented pace and escalating the threat of a nuclear war against South Korea, Washington has so far issued vague warnings such as to “take all necessary measures” without mentioning whether a nuclear attack by the regime would be met with a nuclear response. To Jennifer Lind, an expert on East Asia ...
| 2022-10-05 17:07
Moon gov't proposed $15-billion investment for Pyongyang through joint Olympics
Seoul proposed investing billions of dollars to develop North Korea's infrastructure last year by co-hosting the Olympics jointly with Pyongyang in 2032, documents revealed Tuesday. According to a proposal the previous Moon Jae-in administration sent to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through the Seoul Metropolitan Government on April 1, 2021, it would cost more tha...
| 2022-10-04 17:04
Moon says audit office's attempt to question him is 'very rude'
Former President Moon Jae-in said the state audit agency's recent attempt to question him over a South Korean fisheries official killed by North Korea in 2020 is “very rude,” according to Rep. Youn Kun-young, his former aide.
| 2022-10-03 17:15
Yoon declines to comment on Moon's objection to audit of slain fisheries official case
Victims seek justice for North Korea's false promise of 'paradise on Earth'
Eiko Kawasaki was just 17 when she made the most critical decision of her life. She joined North Korea's resettlement program that promised a “paradise on Earth” in the country where she felt she truly belonged. As an ethnic Korean living in Japan, Kawasaki believed the message promoted by “Chongryon,” a pro-Pyongyang organization based in Tokyo, and boarded a ship bound for ...
| 2022-10-03 15:48
Prime minister calls for rapprochement at meeting with Japanese leader
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo called for rapprochement between South Korea and Japan at a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo, Wednesday, saying the two countries are important partners that share many common values. Han, who arrived there Tuesday to attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, held a meeting at Akasaka Palace, ...
| 2022-09-28 16:30
US VP Harris to visit Korean DMZ
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which divides the rival Koreas, on Thursday in Washington's latest bid to demonstrate its commitment to Seoul's security. This would mark the first visit to the border barrier by a top Biden administration official at a time when tensions are mounting as a result of a series of recent North Korean prov...
| 2022-09-27 16:59
South Korea, US begin biggest joint naval drills in 5 years
South Korea and the United States started their biggest combined naval exercise involving a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier near the peninsula since 2017, a day after North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile in its latest military provocation.
| 2022-09-26 16:16
USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Busan as warning to North Korea
A nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in the port city of Busan on Friday for its first combined drills with the South Korean Navy in five years, in an apparent show of alliance and strength against North Korea's evolving nuclear threat. USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz-class supercarrier that demonstrates the U.S.' naval might, and its strike group, including USS Chance...
| 2022-09-23 16:41
Yoon's inept diplomacy draws flak
When Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Tae-hyo said last week that President Yoon Suk-yeol's summit with U.S. President Joe Biden would be brief - 30 minutes or so - many thought that it might be too short to talk about the urgent issues between the two countries. But the meeting in New York City turned out to be even shorter - far shorter - than he hoped it would be. At a...
| 2022-09-22 16:44
Yoon's approval rating falls below 30%: poll
DPK slams Yoon for alleged use of foul language
Experts warn of deadly consequences of North Korea, Russia strengthening ties
At a time when many countries have been distancing themselves from Russia due to its ongoing invasion of Ukraine, South Korea's nearest neighbor has been doing the exact opposite. Other than Syria, North Korea is the only country that has recognized the independence of two Russia-backed separatist regions in eastern Ukraine in a show of support for Moscow's war. A U.S. intell...
| 2022-09-21 16:17
Roland Garros 2023
Airlines fiercely compete to acquire additional aircraft
More banks offer daily interest payments on deposits
Seoul imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking group for role in space launch
Hyundai Elevator launches AI, IoT-powered maintenance service
POSCO, GM expand joint EV battery materials investment in North America
LG Chem joins Korean firms strengthening ties with Japan
HMM tasked with preventing sale of Hyundai LNG to foreign firm
Korean stocks feared to lose steam on prolonged trade deficit, real estate doldrums
KAERI distances itself from Oxford professor's claim on Fukushima water
Roland Garros 2023
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