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Sat, June 3, 2023 | 06:55
Yoon failing to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II criticized as 'diplomatic disaster'
President Yoon Suk-yeol failed to pay his respects properly to British Queen Elizabeth II, who was lying in state at Westminster Hall in London, on the day of his arrival there. Yoon missing viewing the coffin on his first day in London has made him vulnerable to criticism by the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), which called it a “diplomatic disaster.”
| 2022-09-20 16:59
[INTERVIEW] No one is safe in North Korea, even its elite
Born into a privileged family in Pyongyang, Lee Seo-hyun was no ordinary North Korean. Her father was a senior government official decorated as a “Hero of Labor,” the high-level honor also given to Kim Kyong-hui, the only daughter of North Korea's late founding leader, Kim Il-sung, and Kye Sun-hui, an Olympic judo champion. Her father was close to many powerful people and was...
| 2022-09-19 16:52
USS Ronald Reagan to arrive in Busan this week
The USS Ronald Reagan, the U.S. Navy's nuclear-powered supercarrier, will arrive at the southeastern port city of Busan later this week for joint military drills with South Korea amid mounting nuclear threats from North Korea. According to military sources Sunday, the Nimitz-class supercarrier will take part in combined exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy in the East Se...
| 2022-09-18 16:02
Monster storm feared to worsen North Korea's food crisis
A monster typhoon - packing violent winds and heavy rains - is set to hit North Korea amid its struggle with infectious diseases, adding to concerns about food shortages. According to Pyongyang's weather agency Monday, it is forecast to come under the influence of Typhoon Hinnamnor the following day. The tropical storm, the strongest one so far this year, is approaching the K...
| 2022-09-05 16:16
Flights canceled, schools closed as typhoon nears Korea
Korea braces for super typhoon
Korea issued weather advisories for the southern regions, Sunday, as it braces for potentially the most destructive typhoon in decades. As the powerful Typhoon Hinnamnor is moving slowly toward the country, preliminary weather advisories have already been issued in most cities and counties in southern areas, including Gwangju, Busan and Jeju. This tropical cyclone, the strong...
Environment & Animals
| 2022-09-04 16:11
Korea expects landfall of 'super strong' typhoon
Military service exemptions for BTS become political football
Should the members of BTS be exempted from mandatory military service? There's no clear answer. What's clear is that, if nothing changes, Jin, 29, its oldest member, must enlist before his upcoming birthday on Dec. 4. Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup, in his latest ambivalent response to the issue, said during Wednesday's meeting at the National Assembly that he has told his off...
Entertainment & Arts
| 2022-09-02 15:08
Yoon government has last opportunity for North Korea's denuclearization: experts
As North Korea becomes increasingly united with Russia and China against the United States, the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula will likely be, if it isn't already, nearly impossible in just a few years, according to experts, Wednesday. Russia's invasion of Ukraine and China's rising influence in recent years have ushered in a new Cold War climate, prompting the rein...
| 2022-08-31 16:33
Experts warn of North Korea's evolving cyberattack capabilities
One of the most underestimated security threats coming out of North Korea is its cyberattack capabilities. Hackers, many assume, can't kill people. But they can. Cyberattackers could take control of a water treatment plant and change the chemical mixture to make it toxic, or they could penetrate the computer systems of a nuclear power plant to cause major malfunctions. In rec...
| 2022-08-30 16:55
UN rapporteur vows to work with victims to improve North Korea's human rights
Elizabeth Salmon, the newly-appointed U.N. special rapporteur for North Korea's human rights, vowed to work with the victims of the regime's repression and violence and their families to improve the situation there during her first official visit to South Korea, Monday. Speaking with representatives of 11 civic groups for North Korean human rights at OHCHR's building in centr...
| 2022-08-29 16:49
Court rules in favor of ex-ruling party leader
A court has suspended the ruling party's interim leader Rep. Joo Ho-yong from work, allowing the ousted young leader, Lee Jun-seok, to return to its leadership once a six-month penalty period is over. The Seoul Southern District Court on Friday nullified the People Power Party's (PPP) decision early this month to form an emergency committee over what it had called “a crisis.”...
| 2022-08-26 17:01
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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