Archive for November, 2014
A trailer for the upcoming installment of the “Star Wars” film franchise was released on Friday.
The film, which is called “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and is scheduled to be released in December 2015, stars Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Adam Driver and Oscar Isaac.
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Kim Yeo-jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, had been appointed a vice director in the Workers Party Central Committee. Until now, she was referred to only as a “senior official.” The position is equivalent to a vice minister in the South.
But Kim Yeo-jong is only … …read more
Thirty Korean military and civilian medical workers are flying to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone next month. The first group of four doctors and six nurses will leave on Dec. 13, according to government officials.
The medics will first fly to the U.K. for training and then work with British and Am… …read more
The amount of household debt has reached yet another record at W1,060 trillion as of the end of September this year (US$1=W1,111).
Household debt has been scaling new heights quarter after quarter, mainly because of a marked increase in home loans thanks to the easing of regulations on ho… …read more
Residents of upstate New York, one of the nation’s snowiest places, are trying to cope with a year’s worth of snowfall over three days, while bracing for the flooding that could come next.
With warmer temperatures forecast for the next few days, weather forecasters say expected light rain … …read more
Families of the victims of the April 16 ferry disaster on Tuesday demanded the government immediately reinstate the response team near the site of the sinking.
The families and activists traveled to Jindo Island in South Jeolla Province to protest the government’s decision.
They cr… …read more
Washington has reminded Seoul that it will automatically dispatch the U.S. Forces Japan to the Korean Peninsula in case of an emergency like a war with North Korea.
Washington’s thrust was that Tokyo would not have a say in the matter because the USFJ is under regional American command.</P… …read more