Posts Tagged ‘Korea’

US Nuclear Envoy Visits South Korea Amid North Korea Missile Tension, Stalled Talks

Sung Kim, U.S. Special Envoy for North Korea, speaks during trilateral meeting between Japan, the United States, and South Korea, to discuss North Korea, in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 14, 2021. (David Mareuil/Pool via Reuters/File Photo) SEOUL—The U.S. envoy for North Korea arrived in South Korea on Saturday amid stalled denuclearization talks and tension over […]

North Korea Tests Possible Submarine Missile, Amid Tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired at least one ballistic missile into the sea in what South Korea’s military described as a weapon likely designed for submarine-based launches, marking possibly the most significant demonstration of the North’s military might since President Joe Biden took office. The launch came hours after the […]

Iran motivated to play South Korea: Skocic

Iran motivated to play South Korea: Skocic – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran national football team coach Dragan Skocic says that they are motivated to play South Korea. Iran will host the Taeguk Warriors in Group A of the 2022 World Cup qualification Round 3 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Tuesday. Iran lead the group with […]

North Korea tests new anti-aircraft missile

North Korea fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile on Thursday, North Korean state media KCNA reported, the latest in a recent series of weapons tests that has come as denuclearization talks with the U.S. have been in deadlock. It was North Korea’s second known weapons test this week after the launch of a previously unseen […]

North Korea’s Kim Open to Restoring Communications With South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday expressed a willingness to restore dormant communications with South Korea, days after Seoul called on Pyongyang to do so. His remarks come just days after North Korea fired a newly-developed hypersonic missile toward the Sea of Japan off its east coast, marking its third weapons test in just […]

North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Off East Coast, South Korea Officials Say

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, two days after the North claimed to have tested a new missile in its first weapons test in six months. The two ballistic missiles launched from a site in central North Korea flew toward […]

North Korea’s New Cruise Missile: Built to Threaten or Because of Threats?

North Korea’s recent demonstration of an indigenously developed cruise missile has provided another opportunity for the United States to perform its own demonstration, one of its inexhaustible hypocrisy upon the global stage. It is also another opportunity to examine the real reason the US continues to maintain nearly 30,000 troops on the Korean Peninsula.  The […]

North Korea Says It Tested New Long-Range Cruise Missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it successfully test fired what it described as newly developed long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, its first known testing activity in months that underscored how it continues to expand its military capabilities amid a stalemate in nuclear negotiations with the United States. The Korean Central News […]

North Korea parades military hardware to celebrate founding

North Korea paraded goose-stepping soldiers and military hardware in its capital overnight in a celebration of the nation’s 73rd anniversary that was overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, state media reported on Thursday. State television hasn’t broadcast footage of the parade as of Thursday morning and the full range of weaponry displayed during the event […]

Aftermath of the Afghan Conflict for South Korea

The almost instant defeat of Afghanistan’s ruling regime and the return of the Taliban (banned in Russia) is in itself a landmark event in world politics. However, without venturing into the realm of incompetence, we will talk about how it may affect the affairs of the Korean Peninsula and the context in which it is […]

North Korea Rejects 3 Million Kill shots-They CARE About THEIR People

By infostormer -September 1, 20210 North Korea unlike every country in the West is not coercing their people into taking a weird untested shot. They have just rejected an offer to receive three million doses of the death vaxx. You could literally make the argument that North Korea is a freer country than most Western countries at […]

Beginning of a New Spy Scandal in South Korea

Moon Jae-in’s administration and the ruling Democratic Party of Korea face a new political threat after it was revealed that a group of activists accused of spying for the DPRK had repeatedly contacted Moon and the party even before he was elected president. The conservative bloc is already calling the incident a “spy scandal,” demanding […]

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 […]

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