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Global Market Turmoil Triggers Tumult in Tokyo

Korea News February 12, 2016 at 23:33 0 comments

Speculation rose Friday that the Bank of Japan would call an emergency meeting prior to its next scheduled session in mid-March amid a surging yen and plunging equity prices.
Observers are saying the central bankers might push interest rates even further below zero and expand an asset purchase progr… …read more

N. Korea: US Policy will Increase Danger of Nuke War

Korea News February 12, 2016 at 10:28 0 comments

[International] : North Korea on Friday warned that the U.S. policy of trying to crush the regime will only increase …[more…] …read more

Japanese Media: Seoul, Washington, Tokyo Summit in the Works

Korea News February 11, 2016 at 09:48 0 comments

[International] : A Japanese news agency reports that South Korea, the U.S. and Japan are arranging a summit on the …[more…] …read more

Are the Hardliners Taking Over in N.Korea?

Korea News February 11, 2016 at 04:03 0 comments

North Korean Army chief Ri Yong-gil was apparently executed early this month on charges of corruption, abuse of power and forming a political faction. Ri served as chief of the Army’s General Staff since 2013.
It is unclear whether he was executed for opposing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in som… …read more

Source: Chief of N. Korea’s General Staff Executed This Month

Source: Chief of N. Korea’s General Staff Executed This Month

North Korea February 10, 2016 at 09:57 0 comments

[Politics] : A source familiar with North Korea affairs said Wednesday that Ri Yong-gil, the chief of the Korean …[more…] …read more

German Lobby Group: Fiat Chrysler's 500x SUV has Excess Emissions

Korea News February 10, 2016 at 00:09 0 comments

German environmental lobby group DUH stepped up its campaign against auto industry pollution on Tuesday, accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ 500X compact sport-utility vehicle of releasing excessive levels of toxic diesel emissions.
DUH has already accused General Motors’ Opel division, Renault and … …read more

Diverse Events Being Held in Downtown Seoul to Mark Lunar New Year

Korea News February 9, 2016 at 05:30 0 comments

[Culture] : Family fun events are being held in various parts of downtown Seoul during the Lunar New Year …[more…] …read more

Survivors Found in Taiwan Quake Rescue Effort

Korea News February 8, 2016 at 23:06 0 comments

Two survivors have been recovered from the rubble of a 17-story apartment building in the Taiwanese city of Tainan, two days after it collapsed during a powerful earthquake that left at least 36 people dead.
Authorities say a woman named Tsao Wei-ling was discovered lying under the body of her husba… …read more

Spy Agency: N. Korean Rocket Should be Regarded Ballistic Missile

Korea News February 8, 2016 at 05:59 0 comments

[Politics] : The National Intelligence Service(NIS) says the rocket launched by North Korea on Sunday should be viewed as a ballistic missile based on the weight of the satellite mounted on top of the rocket.[more…] …read more

Sanders, Trump Keep Big Leads in New Hampshire

Korea News February 7, 2016 at 23:47 0 comments

A new poll suggests Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and real estate mogul Donald Trump are maintaining their large leads in the northeastern U.S. state of New Hampshire, which holds a crucial presidential primary vote Tuesday.
The poll, released by Monmouth University Sunday, showed Trump with suppor… …read more