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'N. Korea May Misjudge, Stage Provocations'

Korea News December 5, 2016 at 09:52 0 comments

[Inter-Korea] : South Korea’s military is warning North Korea may respond to renewed sanctions and political …[more…] …read more

Protester Numbers Set Fresh Record as Park Refuses to Budge

Korea News December 5, 2016 at 04:19 0 comments

Another round of candle-light protests in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Saturday drew up to 1.7 million people who again peacefully braved freezing temperatures to call on President Park Geun-hye to quit over a massive crony scandal.
There were no arrests. Organizers said 2.32 million participated in… …read more

Foreign Media Cover S. Korea's Sixth Massive Rally

Korea News December 4, 2016 at 04:42 0 comments

[International] : Foreign media outlets have reported that a record number of protesters held peaceful rallies on Saturday for the sixth consecutive weekend demanding President Park Geun-hye’s resignation.
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Record 2.3 Million People Take to Streets Demanding Park's Resignation

Korea News December 4, 2016 at 00:34 0 comments

[Politics] : More than two million people took to the streets across the nation on Saturday in their sixth consecutive weekend rally demanding President Park Geun-hye to step down immediately over the Choi Soon-sil scandal.[more…] …read more

UN Chief Apologizes for 2010 Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Korea News December 2, 2016 at 23:58 0 comments

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized to the people of Haiti on Thursday, more than six years after UN peacekeepers were blamed for causing a deadly cholera epidemic on the island nation.
“On behalf of the United Nations, I want to say very clearly: We apologize to the Haitian people,” Ban tol… …read more

BTS, Twice Picked as Top K-Pop Singers This Year

Korea News December 2, 2016 at 09:08 0 comments

[Culture] : The fans have spoken: Bangtan Boys and girl group Twice are the world’s most beloved K-pop groups …[more…] …read more

Today's Photo: December 2, 2016

Korea News December 2, 2016 at 04:15 0 comments

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PM Orders Stronger Quarantine Against AI

Korea News December 1, 2016 at 09:15 0 comments

[Domestic] : Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn is calling for stronger quarantine measures against a highly …[more…] …read more

Private Consumption Slows Ahead of Peak Season

Korea News December 1, 2016 at 04:05 0 comments

Private spending is slowing down drastically amid a massive influence-peddling scandal involving the president and tougher curbs on propitiatory gifts for influential people. “In previous years, spending by wealthy customers was not impacted by slow economic conditions, but nobody is spending money … …read more

Independent Counsel Vows No-Holds-Barred Probe of Park

Korea News December 1, 2016 at 00:34 0 comments

President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday selected lawyer Park Young-soo as an independent counsel to investigate a massive influence-peddling scandal involving her and a longtime confidante. Cheong Wa Dae said the president will “actively” cooperate with the independent probe. The president “is willing … …read more