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Park to Hold Summit with Senegal's President Next Week

Korea News May 28, 2015 at 09:36 0 comments

[Politics] :

President Macky Sall of Senegal will be visiting Seoul on President Park Geun-hye’s …

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Will Ban Ki-moon Run for President?

Korea News May 28, 2015 at 03:50 0 comments

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon could try his luck in the presidential elections two years hence, Foreign Policy magazine speculates. Under the headline “President Ban Ki-moon? UN Secretary-General Pivots Back to Asia,” it said on its website, “Ban Ki-moon says he is not interested in running fo… …read more

Song Joong-ki Completes Military Service

Korea News May 27, 2015 at 00:21 0 comments

Actor Song Joong-ki was discharged from the Army on Tuesday after completing his 21 months of mandatory military service.

Many fans from home and abroad gathered at an army base in Gangwon Province to greet him.

He thanked them, saying their support helped a lot during his service.<… …read more

38 North: AIIB Could Be Tool for Engagement with N. Korea

Korea News May 27, 2015 at 00:18 0 comments

[International] :

An expert on the North Korean economy has surmised that the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could be a tool for productive engagement with North Korea.

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Container Ship Arrives in Busan Through New Logistics Route

Korea News May 26, 2015 at 09:49 0 comments

[Economy] :

A container ship entered the port of Busan for the first time through a new logistics route linking …

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China Lists Sex Slaves Documents as National Heritage

Korea News May 26, 2015 at 03:57 0 comments

China has raised historical records on imperial Japan’s drafting of wartime sex slaves to national heritage status.

The documents on sex slaves were collected from nine archives since 2013.

“Until recently China has felt ashamed of the history of sexual slavery,” a diplomatic sourc… …read more

French Refugee Drama Wins Cannes Top Prize

Korea News May 25, 2015 at 00:02 0 comments

The French film Dheepan won director Jacques Audiard the Palme d’Or prize, the top honor, at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival.

Dheepan is about a group of Sri Lankan refugees who pretend to be a family in order to flee their war-torn country for a housing project in France.

Auid… …read more

N. Korea Demands Inter-Korean Probe into Cheonan Sinking

Korea News May 24, 2015 at 05:04 0 comments

[Inter-Korea] :

North Korea repeated its demand for an inter-Korean probe into the sinking of a South Korean warship in 2010, calling on the South to lift its sanctions imposed on the North after the incident.

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Japanese PM's Wife Visits Controversial Shrine

Korea News May 23, 2015 at 00:14 0 comments

Japan’s first lady has visited the Yasukuni shrine honoring the country’s war dead, including convicted war criminals, in a move that risks outraging neighboring countries that suffered under Japan’s World War II aggression.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife Akie does not hold political off… …read more

Ex-German Leader Stresses Post-Unification Structural Reform

Korea News May 22, 2015 at 09:24 0 comments

[Domestic] :

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, who is visiting South Korea, has stressed the absolute …

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