Posts Tagged ‘korean’

Jang Bogo: The Powerful Silla Kingdom Warlord And Korean Hero

The ancient history of Korea is one of the more enigmatic historical periods of Asia and is still a subject of very active research by scholars. The surviving writings of the early medieval period tend to mix legend with fact, and the resulting combination left behind a rather mysterious narrative. Nevertheless, some real historical facts […]

Field Workers in China Continue to Serve North Korean Christians

Photo Credit: Korea Style/Pixabay North Korea (International Christian Concern) – Despite being the most dangerous country for Christians to live in, North Korea still has tens of thousands Christians (though actual number is impossible to obtain). Some of them remain underground inside, while others escaped to other countries to seek freedom. To serve the Christians […]

Iran Seizes South Korean Oil Tanker after Seoul Refuses to issue Payment of $6 Billion

Tehran authorities forced the Hankuk Chemi tanker, sailing under South Korean flag, to dock in Iran last week, suspecting the vessel of contaminating local waters. At the same time, the Islamic republic rejected accusations that it was holding the ship “hostage”. Iran’s seizure of the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi tanker was not a provocation aimed […]

Iran Denies Seized Korean Ship and Crew are Being Held as Hostages

A South Korean-flagged tanker vessel which was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards is seen in Gulf waters, Iran January 4, 2021. Photo: IRGC/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS. Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after it seized the tanker in the Gulf […]

South Korean tanker was boarded by armed Iran Guard forces

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Iran seizes South Korean oil tanker in Gulf; Seoul dispatches forces

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South Korean Coronavirus Cases Spike Following Social Distancing Measures

Cases of Chinese coronavirus in South Korea spiked to more than 1,000 per day following the government’s recent decision to impose social distancing guidelines over the Christmas season, according to data from the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency released Wednesday (KDCA). The KDCA reported 1,092 cases Wednesday, the second-highest single-day total since the pandemic began. […]

Kim Jong-un’s sister threatens South Korean FM for doubting Pyongyang’s zero cases of Covid-19

Kim Yo-jong has lashed out at South Korea’s top diplomat for daring to doubt Pyongyang’s zero cases of Covid-19, warning the “reckless remarks” could further damage the strained relations between the two countries. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s influential sister has not made any statements or public appearances for some time, triggering reports of her […]

North Korean Hackers Target Virus Vaccine Makers as IBM Warns of Cyber Attack on Supply Chain

North Korean hackers have reportedly launched coordinated cyberattacks against at least six drug makers working on developing coronavirus vaccines and therapeutics in America, the United Kingdom, and South Korea. In mid-September, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned U.S. lawmakers that foreign hackers, particularly from China and Russia, are trying to steal U.S. coronavirus vaccine research and […]

Suspected North Korean Hackers Target COVID-19 Vaccine Maker AstraZeneca

LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Suspected North Korean hackers have tried to break into the systems of British drugmaker AstraZeneca in recent weeks, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, as the company races to deploy its vaccine for the COVID-19 virus. The hackers posed as recruiters on networking site LinkedIn and WhatsApp […]

North Korean Gymnast Defects By Jumping Over Militarized Border Fence

A North Korean gymnast defected from the country earlier this month by jumping over a heavily fortified, 10-foot-tall fence that borders the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea, a South Korean official said Monday. The man, said to be in his late 20s and of small stature, evaded capture for 14 hours after leaping […]

Report: North Korean Gymnast Escaped Country by Leaping over 10-Foot Fence

The South Korean newspaper JoongAng Ilbo reported on Tuesday that, according to a government source, the latest man to escape from North Korea was a professional gymnast and only managed to cross the highly guarded Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) by leaping over a ten-foot fence. North Korean refugees, typically referred to as “defectors” as the word more […]

Korean Air: “Real Possibility” That Airlines Will Mandate Passengers be Vaccinated Before Travel

Mirroring rhetoric from others in the industry, a spokesperson for Korean Air has said there’s a “real possibility” airlines will mandate passengers take a COVID-19 vaccine before being allowed to travel. “South Korea’s largest airline has a similar message,” reports ABC News. “Jill Chung, a spokesperson for Korean Air, said Tuesday there’s a real possibility […]

North Korean Defector Fled Her Country to Worship God Freely

 North Korea (International Christian Concern) – When she was 17 years old, the North Korean Christian Sookyung Kang fled from her repressive country because she wanted to be able to worship God with freedom. She shared her 3,000 mile journey to South Korea with Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) in a video interview, according to Christian […]

North Korean Christians Brutally Tortured for Their Faith

Photo Credit: Still WZ/Pixabay (International Christian Concern) – It is no secret that North Korean Christians are facing one of the harshest regimes when it comes to Christian persecution. A recent report by the London-based Korea Future Initiative (KFI) further confirms the atrocities done to North Korean Christians once arrested. KFI conducted 117 interviews with […]

Some South Korean Doctors & Politicians Call To Stop Flu Shots After 48 People Die

The Facts: A recently published paper has found a positive association between COVID-19 deaths and influenza vaccination rates in elderly people worldwide. Reflect On: Why does vaccine hesitancy continue to grow worldwide? What’s going on? What information/factors are contributing to this hesitancy? What Happened: A recently published study in PeerJ  by Christian Wehenkel, a Professor at Universidad Juárez […]

Major Kingdom Finds Provide New Insights Into Ancient Korean Society

Two major recent Korean kingdom finds are providing archaeologists with new critical insights into the culture and history of Korea’s ancient past. Both of the recent finds date from the Silla Kingdom , which was crucial in the development of Korea. One of the Korean kingdom finds came from an elite burial tomb, where numerous […]

Israel thwarted a North Korean cyberattack on its defense industry. But other sectors remain vulnerable

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Korean Americans For Black Lives

Above photo: Koreans support Black Lives Matter. Koreatown.photograph.  K-Town Organizes Against Anti-Blackness. Liberty Park is one of the very few public green spaces left in Koreatown; the choice for ‘Ktown for Black Lives’ to meet here is intentional.  Organized by the neighborhood’s activists and community members, the monthly gathering aims to mobilize residents against state-sanctioned […]

Pompeo meets top North Korean official in New York as summit plans continue

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with a top North Korean official as the Trump administration races to prepare for its June 12 summit between President Donald Trumpand Kim Jong Un. Less than a week after the president “canceled” the summit in a dramatic letter, there’s been a flurry of activity between the two countries to […]

Zarif receives new UK, S Korean ambs, UN envoy for Lebanon

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif received on Sunday the new ambassadors of UK and South Korea to Tehran and the UN special coordinator for Lebanon. British Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire went to Iranian foreign ministry headquarters in Tehran to hand a copy of his credentials to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad […]

Kim Jong-un and South Korean president hammer out US summit plans

The meeting is the second of its kind in two months, with the pair sitting down at a location near the demilitarized zone on the Korean peninsula READ MORE: ‘They’re playing with world peace’: What next for US-North Korea relations? According to Reuters, this latest discussion centered on the on-off summit that was sensationally scrapped by […]

Trump Cancels Singapore Nuclear Summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Trump Cancels Singapore Nuclear Summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un May 24th, 2018 Via: CNBC: President Donald Trump canceled his historic nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, accusing North Korea of “tremendous anger and open hostility.” The meeting, which would […]

Dermot Hudson of the Korean Friendship Association on North Korea’s Motives and Likely Moves in Negotiations

PYONGYANG, DPRK (Analysis) — If there is any country on the list of U.S. adversaries about which almost everyone lacks critical understanding, it is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). Unlike most countries, the DPRK has managed to stay fairly closed to U.S. interference and intelligence-gathering — whether by embassies and […]

John Bolton Trying To Derail Korean Peace Process

The Deep State and US Congress are attempting to undermine President Trump’s efforts to establish peace on the Korean peninsula, according to American political analyst Professor Dennis Etler. Etler claims that the new US National Security Adviser John Bolton is among the key players in the US war party opposing the peace process between South […]

The Historic Korean Peace Declaration Was Made Possible By Social Movements, Not Trump

The Historic Korean Peace Declaration Was Made Possible By Social Movements, Not Trump Above Photo: Protesters against U.S, President Donlad Trump gather during a rally in the Gwanghwamun area of central Seoul on November 7, 2017. (ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images) A conversation with peace activist Christine Ahn. President Donald Trump—who has previously threatened the entire Korean […]

Firm position: Kim Jong-un reiterates will to denuke Korean peninsula to Chinese FM

“The denuclearization of the Korean peninsula is the firm position of the North Korean side,” Kim Jong-un told Wang Yi on Thursday.  During the talks Kim also emphasized “peaceful changes” and further promotion of peace in the region that came after he traveled to the South and met his counterpart Moon Jae-in. The declaration, signed […]

SYRIA & IRAN PROVE THERE’S NO CHANCE FOR NORTH KOREAN PEACE

South Front 03.05.2018 (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) Written by Brandon Smith; Originally appeared on alt-market.com There is a saying in geopolitics that peace summits are generally a perfect time to prepare for war. This thinking stems from the military philosophy of Sun Tzu, who believed that when a nation is weak it is important to […]

What Does ‘Denuclearization’ Mean In The Negotiations For An End To The Korean War?

What Does ‘Denuclearization’ Mean In The Negotiations For An End To The Korean War? Above Photo: By PRONelo Hotsuma | CC BY 2.0 Media news reports and commentary as well as political statements coming out of Washington on the surprising blossoming of peace talks between North and South Korea tend to focus on the question of […]

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