Posts Tagged ‘Korea’

U.S. War Against North Korea Was Pure Criminality; South Korea is an Occupied Country [Not an Ally] By a Hostile Foreign Nation-the United States

[embedded content] More U.S. War Crimes & Completely Uninformed U.S. Public: [embedded content] The Ugly History of U.S. Colonialism Towards North Korea The U.S. Divided Korea Into North and South and Keeps Korea Divided as Well As Backing Up Evil Military Dictators in the South Torturing People to Death Korea: The Dangerous Tone of US […]

U.S. ‘Totally Destroyed’ North Korea Once Before. Why?

In its Korean War bombing campaign, the US ‘burned down every town in North Korea’ Wed, Sep 20, 2017, 11:42 Updated: Wed, Sep 20, 2017, 11:56David McNeill in Tokyo11 Video Images https://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.472.0_en.html#goog_1863462550Play Video US president Donald Trump, speaking at the UN General Assembly, has said the United States will “totally destroy” North Korea if threatened. Video: The White […]

Rouhani urges South Korea to release Iranian assets

Rouhani urges South Korea to release Iranian assets – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran on Tuesday urged Seoul to allow Tehran access to its assets frozen in South Korea due to the U.S. sanctions. “Iran’s use of its financial reserves in South Korean banks is a clear and obvious right,” Rouhani said […]

Yoon Seok-yeol is Running for President of South Korea

On July 29, 2021, former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol officially announced his intention to run in the 2022 presidential election. Speaking at a press conference, he promised to “restore free democracy and the rule of law,” accusing the current administration of “privatizing power.” In his opinion, “the country must stand up and oppose the rule […]

Israel to Ship 700,000 Pfizer Doses to South Korea in Swap Deal

JERUSALEM—Israel is sending 700,000 coronavirus vaccine doses to South Korea in exchange for a future shipment of vaccines from South Korea to Israel. Under the deal, Israel will transfer the Pfizer vaccines to South Korea in an effort to inoculate more of the Asian nation’s citizens this month. South Korea will send the same number […]

In South Korea, 72 people vaccinated against COVID died in just 5 days, causing local media to start raising questions about injections: Report

July 2, 2021 in Events , Featured According to the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) website, as of June 19, there were 388 deaths and 395 suspected cases of anaphylaxis after vaccination against COVID. The South Korean outlet FN Today reports : This is a count of only reported cases, and the number increases when the actual number of unreported […]

South Korea’s New Conservative Leader

On June 11, 2021, elections were held for the leading position of the most prominent opposition party of South Korea – the People Power Party, an outcome of which was both significant and interesting. Now the party has a new leader, who is nothing like a classic conservative opposition candidate. Lee Jun-seok is 36 years old and […]

South Korea to administer Pfizer as Second Dose to AstraZeneca

Home » Asia, Health » South Korea to administer Pfizer as Second Dose to AstraZeneca     South Korea will use Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine as the second dose for 760,000 people who have already been administered the AstraZeneca shot, joining a growing list of countries that have mixed the two jabs. Seoul made the decision […]

North Korea says Facing ‘Tense’ Food Situation Following Floods

    North Korea has been a food insecure nation for much of the past 30 years, with the end of Soviet fuel subsidies in 1991 wreaking havoc on its mechanised agriculture. This, compounded with a period of droughts and floods, caused major food shortages in the 1990s, which turned into famines that killed between […]

South Korea’s Moon to nudge Biden on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is hoping Friday’s White House meeting with President Joe Biden will lead to renewed diplomatic urgency by the U.S. on curbing North Korea’s nuclear program. The White House, however, is signaling that it is taking a longer view on one of the most difficult foreign policy challenges Biden faces. Ahead […]

South Korea’s new Anti-Corruption Law

April 29, 2021, The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea has passed the Conflict of Interest Prevention Act, which aims to prohibit government employees and elected officials from using insider information for personal benefit. This law complements the so-called Kim Young-ran Anti-Bribery Act, adopted in 2016. Over the past eight years, there have been […]

Kim Il Sung’s Memoirs Published in South Korea: What Could it Mean?

On April 21, 2021, “With the Century” hit the bookstores in Seoul. This is Kim Il Sung’s memoirs, written at the end of his life, covering the period from 1912 to 1945 (before the liberation of Korea). They describe the childhood of the North Korean leader and his actions in resisting the Japanese colonial regime.  […]

Biden Is Reviewing US Policy In North Korea

Above photo: President Joe Biden attends a service for U.S. Capitol Police Officer William Evans, as his remains lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol rotunda on April 13, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images. The Brutal Sanctions Must End. Since 2018, hundreds of new sanctions targeting the civilian economy have been imposed on […]

Israel and South Korea to Sign Free Trade Pact

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in meet at the Blue House in Seoul, July 15, 2019. Photo: Kobi Gideon / GPO. Israel will sign a free trade agreement with South Korea this week, marking the first such arrangement with an Asian market, Israel’s Ministry of Economy said on Sunday. The deal […]

China Mutes Reaction to Zhao’s Oscars as S. Korea Lauds Youn

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Chloé Zhao’s history-making Oscars sweep, winning best director and best picture, is being met with a muted response in her country of birth, and even censorship. Zhao’s “Nomadland” is the second film directed by a woman to win a best picture Oscar. She is the first woman of color and second woman ever to […]

The Future of Korea’s Domestic Policy Following the April 2021 Elections

On April 7, early elections were held in the Republic of Korea for the heads of four administrative units, including the mayors of the country’s two largest cities: Seoul and Busan, as well as 17 deputies of local legislative assemblies. According to the results of the vote count, the opposition Power of the People party […]

Iran’s VP asks Korea to release Iranian money, take compensatory measures

TEHRAN — South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun, who visited Tehran on Sunday afternoon, held talks with Iranian Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri. At a joint press conference, Jahangiri said a move by South Korean banks in freezing the Iranian assets have undermined the status of Seoul in the eyes of the Iranian people. “We want […]

Insanity: US Pushes For War With Russia! (And China And North Korea and Iran-Allies of Russia)

“Ready to Respond”: US Mulls Sending Warships to Black Sea to “Send Message” to RussiaPosted: 08 Apr 2021 06:52 PM PDTA US defense official has told CNN on Thursday that the Biden administration is seriously considering sending warships into the Black Sea amid reports that Russia is mustering forces near the border with Ukraine in response […]

North Korea’s Missile Launches at the End of March 2021

At the end of March 2021, North Korea launched a series of short-range missiles. Some were quick to describe the move as yet another start to escalation in tensions on the Korean Peninsula. At first, the DPRK test fired anti-ship cruise missiles on March 20 or 21. It was the first projectile launch since April […]

Biden administration ready to consider ‘some form of diplomacy’ with North Korea – White House

Washington is prepared to talk to North Korea if it paves the way to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki has said, but that doesn’t mean US sanctions are going away. “We are prepared to consider some form of diplomacy if it’s going to lead us down the path toward […]

North Korea Is First Country To Withdraw From Tokyo Olympics Over COVID-19 Fears

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea became the first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics because of coronavirus fears, a decision that underscores the challenges facing Japan as it struggles to stage a global sporting event amid a raging pandemic. A website run by North Korea’s Sports Ministry said its national Olympic […]

On the Death of South Korea’s First Female Tank Driver

On March 3, 2021, transgender girl Byun Hee-soo was found dead in her home. Why does much of South Korea and the rest of the world talk about this? Byun’s case received widespread media attention at home and abroad because Staff Sgt. Byun Hee-soo, 22, was the first South Korean soldier to undergo sex reassignment […]

Will South Korea become a QUAD+ Member?

The US government is seeking to include Korea in an expanded version of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD), a strategic forum created in 2007 to contain China. The Quad is made up of Australia, India, Japan and the United States, but the US wants to expand it by inviting South Korea, New Zealand and Vietnam. […]

N. Korea calls South’s leader ‘a parrot raised by America’

North Korea called South Korea’s president “a parrot raised by America” Tuesday, resuming its trademark derisive rhetoric against its rivals amid renewed animosities on the Korean Peninsula. Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued the latest verbal salvo after South Korean President Moon Jae-in criticized the North’s ballistic […]

North Korea fires two short-range missiles, US open to dialogue

North Korea fired two short-range missiles at the weekend, US and South Korean officials said, but Washington played down the first such tests under President Joe Biden and said it was still open to dialog with Pyongyang. The North Korean activity involved weapons systems at the low end of the spectrum that were not covered […]

US says North Korea fired two missiles in first test under Biden

WASHINGTON (AFP) — North Korea fired two short-range missiles just days after a visit to the region by the top US defense and diplomatic officials, but President Joe Biden said they were not a serious provocation. It was nuclear-armed North Korea’s first launch since his inauguration — Pyongyang has been biding its time since the […]

North Korea slams EU sanctions as ‘psychotic’

North Korea slammed EU sanctions imposed against its senior officials earlier this week as a “despicable political provocation” and the result of “a psychotic way of thinking”. The EU Council said Monday it will slap sanctions on a dozen individuals and four entities in six countries – including China, Russia and North Korea – for […]

North Korea Warns U.S. Against ‘Causing A Stink,’ Breaking Silence

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday the United States risked “causing a stink” if it moved forward with joint military drills with South Korea, Pyongyang’s first official diplomatic statement during President Joe Biden’s administration. Kim Yo Jong, who serves as a spokesperson for Kim on diplomatic issues, condemned the military […]

North Korea tells US to avoid ‘causing a stink’ if it wants peace – KCNA

SEOUL  – The sister of North Korean leader, Kim Yo Jong, criticised ongoing military drills in South Korea and warned the new US administration against “causing a stink” if it wants peace, state news reported on Tuesday. The statement comes a day before America’s top diplomat and defence chief are due to arrive in Seoul […]

Biden news – live: North Korea silent on US approaches, as Trump fans mocked for praising his ‘dreadful’ appearance

Key moments from Biden’s first national address The Biden administration is struggling to find ground with North Korea with the country failing to respond to outreach from a behind-the-scenes diplomatic push, according to a new report. A senior Biden official told Reuters that Mr Biden has so far yielded no response from Pyongyang, raising questions […]

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