Posts Tagged ‘korean’

Moon Jae-in Under Attack: the North Korean Issue

In a previous article, the author described how the authorities were closing in on Moon Jae-in. However, the most serious anti-Moon allegations are not those related to corruption, but those regarding the “North Korean issue,” as they put into question Moon’s main achievement – the improvement of inter-Korean relations. It is important for the Conservatives […]

On the failed South Korean missile launch and more

After the failed Hyunmoo missile launch, covered by the author in a previous article, was almost misrepresented by armchair journalists as a North Korean shelling, the author was asked to provide more details. In response to the North Korean launches, the ROK and US militaries fired four (each side two) ATACMS, surface-to-surface missiles. In addition, […]

Korean Research: Chinese Quince a Promising Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis among middle-aged and elderly people. Western medical treatment for osteoarthritis commonly includes painkillers, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, cortisone injections, and joint replacement as a last resort. Eastern medicine focuses on a holistic approach to treating osteoarthritis that includes herbal formulations and acupuncture. Now, a […]

Iran FM holds separate meetings with Qatari, South Korean, Lebanese counterparts

TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian took part in separate meetings with foreign ministers of Qatar, South Korea, and Lebanon on Monday to discuss the latest bilateral and international issues including the Vienna talks on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal. Prior to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in […]

The 2nd Infantry Division in Korea | The Korean War Remembered Episode 4|Documentary

This program from 1954 recounts the contributions of the 2nd Infantry Division to the Korean War, from their initial deployment, to the vicious fighting for each new hill, to GIs celebrating Christmas with Korean kids. – Feature Films: Cinema collection: http://epochcinema.com Epoch Original content: http://epochoriginal.com Feature Films: https://www.theepochtimes.com/featured-films Follow EpochTV on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EpochTVus […]

Are North Korean Military Construction Workers Getting Sent to the DLNR?

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and the Donbass republics has brought some implications, including negotiations on the restoration of areas destroyed by the Kyiv regime with the participation of North Korean construction workers. On June 17, the head of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation A. Chekunkov stated in […]

Are North Korean Military Construction Workers Getting Sent to the DLNR?

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and the Donbass republics has brought some implications, including negotiations on the restoration of areas destroyed by the Kyiv regime with the participation of North Korean construction workers. On June 17, the head of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation A. Chekunkov stated in […]

Are North Korean Military Construction Workers Getting Sent to the DLNR?

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and the Donbass republics has brought some implications, including negotiations on the restoration of areas destroyed by the Kyiv regime with the participation of North Korean construction workers. On June 17, the head of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation A. Chekunkov stated in […]

Are North Korean Military Construction Workers Getting Sent to the DLNR?

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and the Donbass republics has brought some implications, including negotiations on the restoration of areas destroyed by the Kyiv regime with the participation of North Korean construction workers. On June 17, the head of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation A. Chekunkov stated in […]

Are North Korean Military Construction Workers Getting Sent to the DLNR?

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and the Donbass republics has brought some implications, including negotiations on the restoration of areas destroyed by the Kyiv regime with the participation of North Korean construction workers. On June 17, the head of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation A. Chekunkov stated in […]

Are North Korean Military Construction Workers Getting Sent to the DLNR?

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and the Donbass republics has brought some implications, including negotiations on the restoration of areas destroyed by the Kyiv regime with the participation of North Korean construction workers. On June 17, the head of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation A. Chekunkov stated in […]

On the Latest inter-Korean Escalation amid New Joint Military Exercises

Before the end of 2022 and especially before the beginning of autumn, the author expects a seasonal rise in tension on the Korean peninsula due to large-scale US and South Korean military exercises. From August 22 to 25, 2022, the 54th nation-wide Ulchi exercise will be held in the ROK. The Ministry of Security and Public […]

Sex and Violence in the South Korean Army – Investigations are Ongoing

It often happens that, after describing a loud scandal when it only flares up, the author abandons the topic, and the audience never finds out how it ended. Avoiding this, the author tries from time to time to look at the development of the sad stories he wrote about earlier – for example, about the […]

Korean Pop Superstars BTS’s ‘Hiatus’ Rant Against Record Label Costs Brand $1.7 Billion

Hybe Co., the entertainment giant that manages the globally successful Korean boy band BTS, lost as much as $1.7 billion of its stock value on Wednesday after the bandmates confessed during a livestream that they are “exhausted” with their lives, need “time to think,” and are hoping not to perform as BTS for an indefinite […]

Korean Pop Stars BTS: We Are Meeting Biden ‘to Put a Stop to’ Hate Crimes

Members of the South Korean boy band Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS), arguably the world’s most popular musical act, told the White House press corps in Washington Tuesday that they had agreed to meet with President Joe Biden to contribute to ending hate crimes around the world.

Are There South Korean Mercenaries in Ukraine?

The fact that mercenaries from various countries are fighting on the side of the Ukrainian regime is relatively well-known, and so the rumor that “South Korean mercenaries from among former special forces have arrived in Ukraine” spread quite quickly. However, although the ROK is on the list of unfriendly countries because of its actions, the […]

North Korean Breaks 4 Year Moratorium On ICBM Testing By Launching Biggest Missile Yet

As if international tensions weren’t already high enough given the ongoing wars in Ukraine and Yemen, and the steady creep of rising subvariant-induced COVID infections in the west, North Korea on Thursday carried out what’s believed to be its first ICBM test in more than four years, ratcheting up tensions with South Korea and the […]

The Declaration of the End of the Korean War in the Current Environment

On December 13, 2021, during a visit to Australia, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that the United States, China, and North Korea agreed in principle to declare a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War. According to Moon, such a statement would help revive the stalled talks between South and North Korea, as well […]

South Korean Officials Warn That Cats Have Been Starting Fires By Turning On Stoves

The fire department of Seoul, South Korea, is warning cat owners to be especially careful in the kitchen. More than 100 house fires in the city between January 2019 and November 2021 were attributed to cats accidentally turning on electric stoves, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Fire & Disaster Headquarters, per The Korea Herald. Advertisement […]

South Korea Declares Multilateral Agreement To End Korean War

South Korean president Moon Jae-in announced that the four parties in the Korean War, which ended in a stalemate in 1953, have agreed “in-principle” to formally declare its end, indicating a major step towards peace. In a major development in the Korean peace process, South Korea, North Korea, China and the United States have agreed […]

USA-South Korean Military Cooperation and the Sino-US Standoff

As the year 2021 comes to a close, the global Sino-American conflict continues, which could radically change our attitude as to how we see the world today. Media reports on the current events do not often mention one of its important world players, the Republic of Korea (or South Korea). After all, most people associate […]

South Korean Seongnamgate: Will There Be a Sequel?

The author continues to follow a serious scandal in South Korea that could affect the outcome of the March 2022 presidential election, as one of the potential figures in the case is Lee Jae-myung, the ruling Democratic presidential candidate. The fact is that a previously unknown firm, Hwacheon Daeyu, and its seven affiliates made more […]

S. Korean candidate takes tough line on North’s nuclear program

Meeting with foreign media on Friday, Yoon stressed the need to boost cooperation with Washington and Japan to make up for South Korea’s relative lack of ability to monitor North Korea’s advancing nuclear program. “At a time when North Korea refuses denuclearization, bolsters its nuclear armaments and continues provocative missile tests, it’s accepted as an […]

ADEX, Nuri and Other Missile News from the South of the Korean Peninsula

While the world was discussing the DPRK’s SLBM, a lot was going on south of the 38th parallel. On September 15, South Korea successfully launched a locally produced ballistic missile (SLBM) from a submarine, becoming the seventh country in the world to do so. On September 28, Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Ulsan shipyard held a launching […]

South Korean Chip Giant SK Hynix Unveils World’s Fastest, Highest Capacity Memory Chip

South Korean memory chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. has unveiled the industry’s highest-performing DRAM with a data speed capable of transmitting 163 full-HD movies in a single second. Experts describe this as the fastest and largest capacity memory chip to date. SK Hynix announced on Oct. 20 that it had successfully developed the third-generation DRAM (Dynamic Random-Access […]

Korean Companies in China Being Frustrated in Strict Electricity Restrictions

Korean companies in China have encountered operational difficulties due to strict power use restrictions. For these companies, a Korean expert says, it is useless to plead with Chinese authorities, regardless of the losses they suffer from the policy. Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd (POSCO), a Korean steel giant, recently told the Yonhap News Agency […]

Half A Million South Korean Workers Walk Off Jobs In General Strike

Above Photo: Members of the Korean Health and Medical Workers Union, a KCTU affiliate, gather in front of the Ministry of Health and Welfare in Sejong City, South Korea, on June 23, 2021, to demand improved working conditions and expand public health care. KCTU. On October 20, at least half a million workers in South […]

Ukrainian Hackers Instead of North Korean Hackers

On October 15, 2021, the Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) reported that four members of an unnamed money laundering organization, including its leader, were detained in a joint investigation that involved Ukrainian police, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Interpol. Three Ukrainians and another foreigner are accused of distributing the Clop ransomware that paralyzed […]

Museum’s “Korean” Ru Ware Bowl Is Chinese and Now Worth $21 Million!

It’s not unusual for people to have antique heirlooms or other rare items laying around that are far more valuable than they realize. Of course, no one would expect that to happen in a museum, where highly trained experts are paid to identify every artifact that comes into their possession. So the revelation that the […]

More on the Restoration of Inter-Korean Lines of Communication

In our previous piece on inter-Korean relations, we touched on Kim Yoo-jung’s remark that in case of “maintaining impartiality and respect for each other”, both the restoration of the North-South bureau and the inter-Korean summit could be discussed constructively. “The end of the war will also be proclaimed in due course.” During this time, North […]

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