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Fri, August 19, 2022 | 23:14
Defense chiefs of Korea, Australia to meet for talks on arms industry cooperation
Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup departed for Canberra, Tuesday, for talks with his Australian counterpart Richard Marles on arms industry cooperation and regional security. According to the Ministry of Defense, the two are scheduled to meet in the capital Thursday, in the first official talks between the nations' defense chiefs since the Australian Labor Party took power in May.
Two possible reasons behind recent mask-free gatherings in North Korea
North Korea's official numbers of suspected COVID-19 cases and photos of the ruling elite in recent weeks suggest that it is clearly making progress against the coronavirus despite almost no vaccination efforts, according to experts Monday. North Korea's number of new suspected COVID-19 cases remained at zero for the third consecutive day, according to the Korean Central News...
North Korea may delay nuclear test until end of China's party congress: experts
North Korea may postpone its next nuclear weapons test for several months until the end of the National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the country's most important event in years, according to experts Friday. The North has completed preparations for its seventh nuclear test, intelligence reports show. But it has not taken action for months. Experts say China is mos...
Ukraine war reshapes European arms procurement market in Korea's favor
Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, some Eastern European countries, still armed largely with Soviet-era weapons, have sent their equipment to help Kyiv - in a move that could reshape the future of the region's weapons systems. In a major procurement deal illustrating such a shift, Poland, which has provided Ukraine with its Soviet-designed T-72 tanks, agreed Wednesday (local...
'We will defend freedom, democracy': Korean War UN Veterans Day celebrated in Seoul
South Koreans honored the sacrifices of the heroes who fought under the flag of the United Nations Command during the Korean War (1950-53) as they celebrated the Korean War U.N. Veterans Day in Seoul, Wednesday. “Korea was a country barely known 72 years ago. Many did not know where it was. Yet, 1.95 million soldiers from 22 countries came here under the United Nations Comman...
Will Biden attend Korean War monument event?
U.S. President Joe Biden expressed hope Monday (local time) that he could return to work in person this week after recovering from COVID-19, as the question arises as to whether he will attend Wednesday's event marking the completion of a Korean War memorial monument in Washington, D.C. At the ceremony unveiling the Wall of Remembrance, which will be a permanent addition to t...
Deportation of North Korean fishermen unprecedented violation of Constitution: minister
South Korea's 2019 decision to repatriate two North Korean fishermen against their will was unprecedented and a violation of the Constitution, Unification Minister Kwon Young-se said Monday. Asked whether there have been any similar cases before and after the incident, Kwon said it was the only occasion when North Koreans were forced to leave South Korea despite their objecti...
Over 11,000 anti-Asian incidents reported since 2020 in US; ethnic Koreans among main targets
Ethnic Koreans are among the main targets of apparent growing violence, harassment and other forms of hate against Asians living in the United States, a report shows. According to “Two Years and Thousands of Voices,” a research document released last week by Stop AAPI Hate, 16 percent of the victims of 11,467 such incidents reported over the past two years are ethnic Koreans....
South Korea emerges as fastest-growing arms exporter
South Korea has emerged as the world's fastest-growing arms exporter, vastly outpacing the growth of other major market players in recent years.According to a recent report by the Export-Import Bank of Korea, the nation's arms exports hit a record high of more than 7 billion dollars last year. Its exports during the 2017-21 period were 177 percent higher than that in the 2012...
Murder accusations against North Korean fishermen questioned
The Ministry of Unification has raised doubts over murder accusations brought up against two North Korean fishermen who were deported against their will three years ago based on that claim. A high-ranking official told reporters Thursday that no one other than the judiciary “has the authority to decide whether they are brutal criminals.” The latest move by the ministry is a d...
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