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Kim Jong-un Vanishes from Public View

Kim Jong-un Vanishes from Public View

Korea News August 28, 2015 at 00:34 0 comments

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vanished from public view since he called an urgent meeting of the Workers Party’s Central Military Commission a week ago.
Kim was pointedly absent from an event marking the 55th Songun Day on Monday, which commemorates his father Kim Jong-il’s military-first doct… …read more

Ruling Party to Seek Passage of S. Korea-China FTA

Ruling Party to Seek Passage of S. Korea-China FTA

Korea News August 28, 2015 at 00:17 0 comments

[Politics] :

The ruling Saenuri Party has decided to unilaterally introduce bills for deliberation on the ratification of pending free trade agreements with China and other countries.

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Typhoon Goni Causes Damage on Easternmost Dokdo

Typhoon Goni Causes Damage on Easternmost Dokdo

Korea News August 26, 2015 at 09:54 0 comments

[Politics] :

Typhoon Goni died out on early Wednesday morning after causing some minor damage to the …

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Cross-Border Deal Is a Modest Achievement

Cross-Border Deal Is a Modest Achievement

Korea News August 26, 2015 at 04:14 0 comments

The agreement between North and South Korea following marathon negotiations is receiving contrasting reviews. The government stresses that it is extremely rare for the North to express “regret” for any provocation, but critics say regret is nowhere near adequate for the severe maiming of two soldier… …read more

Trump Puts Foot in by Slamming Korean 'Ingratitude'

Trump Puts Foot in by Slamming Korean 'Ingratitude'

Korea News August 25, 2015 at 04:39 0 comments

Donald Trump has made sufficient waves with his noisy appearances on U.S. television to become the frontrunner in the presidential primaries for the Republican Party. But on the way he has managed to upset just about every minority with his boorish remarks, insulting among others women and Latin Ame… …read more

Typhoon Goni

Typhoon Goni Update

Korea, Useful Korea Info August 25, 2015 at 04:08 0 comments

Heavy rainstorms are forecast for the southern part of South Korea Monday as Typhoon Goni heads toward the Korean Peninsula, weather officials said.

The typhoon, packing winds of up to 49 meters per second, is expected to reach about 430 kilometers southeast of Seogwipo, Jeju Island, by around 9 p.m. Monday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA).

30% of Seoul Residents Traveled Twice within Country in 2014

Korea News August 24, 2015 at 09:16 0 comments

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One out of three Seoul citizens traveled within the country more than once last year.

According to …

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Typhoon Goni to Bring More Storms This Week

Korea News August 24, 2015 at 04:02 0 comments

Korea will be hit by Goni, the 15th typhoon of this year, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration on Sunday. An advisory was issued for Jeju on Monday and for the eastern coast of Gyeongsang and Gangwon provinces on Tuesday.
Heavy rains are expected for the entire country on Tuesday and… …read more

N. Korea Quick to Report on Inter-Korean Talks

Korea News August 22, 2015 at 10:03 0 comments

[Inter-Korea] :

North Korea was quick to report on the two Koreas’ agreement to meet at the truce village of …

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Today's Photo: August 22, 2015

Korea News August 21, 2015 at 23:32 0 comments

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