Archive for November, 2016

Prince Harry's Office Condemns Media Coverage of Girlfriend

Prince Harry has accused the media of racially abusing and harassing his girlfriend Meghan Markle, issuing a highly unusual statement Tuesday that confirmed his relationship with the American actress and expressed concern for her safety.
Harry’s office said that while the 32-year-old prince understo… …read more

Pentagon Reiterates Will for Swift THAAD Deployment

[International] : The Pentagon has reiterated Washington’s stance that it will deploy the THAAD antimissile battery …[more…] …read more

Assange to Face Questioning Over Rape Allegation

Swedish law enforcement officials will interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about rape accusations on Nov. 14 at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been holed up since 2012.”Ecuador has granted the Swedish request for legal assistance in criminal matters and the hearing will be con… …read more

White House: US-S. Korea Alliance Remains Strong Despite Scandal

[International] : The White House says that the alliance between the United States and South Korea remains strong and durable despite a massive scandal involving President Park Geun-hye.
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Parties Lock Horns on Path Forward

[Politics] : Rival parties stand in stark contrast over state affairs following the president’s apologetic news conference on Friday.
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Meryl Streep to Receive Golden Globes Lifetime Award

Meryl Streep, regarded as the finest actress of her generation, will get the Golden Globes lifetime achievement award at the annual ceremony in January, organizers announced on Thursday.
Streep, a three-time Oscar winner, will be presented with the Cecil B. DeMille award in recognition of her 40 yea… …read more

French Team Concludes Chun's Painting is Fake

[Domestic] : French art experts say they have a high degree of certainty a well-known painting by South Korean …[more…] …read more

US Assures Scandal Won't Affect Alliance, THAAD Deployment

[Politics] : The U.S. government says the political scandal rocking South Korea won’t affect the …[more…] …read more

Obama Disparages Trump Again in Latest Bid to Elect Clinton

U.S. President Barack Obama is proving to be one of Democrat Hillary Clinton’s most vocal surrogates, as he mocked Republican Donald Trump on Thursday as “uniquely unqualified to be president.”
“You laugh. I’m not joking, he is temperamentally unfit to be commander-in-chief,” Obama told cheering Cli… …read more

S. Korea's Foreign Reserves Fall for First Time in 4 Months

[Economy] : South Korea’s foreign exchange reserves have dropped for the first time in four months.
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Pope Rules Out Women's Ordination

Pope Francis has ruled out women’s ordination, saying that Roman Catholic Church ban on women becoming priests will never be changed. Francis made the remark Tuesday aboard a plane on his way back to Rome from Sweden, responding to a Swedish female reporter who noted the head of Lutheran Church… …read more

Coast Guard Fires Machine Gun at Violent Illegal Chinese Fishing Boats

[Politics] : Anchor: The South Korean Coast Guard fired hundred of rounds from a machine gun as Chinese boats …[more…] …read more

The Sun: US Deploys X-Band Radar Near N. Korea

[Politics] : A British newspaper has reported that the U.S. Navy deployed a powerful antiballistic missile detection radar system to the vicinity off North Korea’s coast.[more…] …read more