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Dennis Rodman: Trump and N. Korea's Kim 'pretty much the same'

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman is perhaps the only person in the world to call both US President Donald Trump and …

Oceans Ministry: Officials Hindered Sewol Probe Panel's Operation

[Domestic] : The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries says its officials interfered with an independent panel’s …[more…] …

Victor Cha set to take over as US ambassador to South Korea

The US has reportedly nominated Victor Cha, a hardliner on North Korea, to be US Ambassador to South Korea and requested the South Korean government for its consent by requesting “agrément” (dipl.. …

Huge Business Contingent to Accompany Moon on China Visit

President Moon Jae-in will be accompanied by around 260 Korean executives when he visits China from Wednesday, the biggest ever business delegation to accompany a Korean leader abroad. Business insiders on Monday said a lot of businesspeople wanted to join Moon on his trip as an unofficial Chinese b… …

More Documents Prove Japan Rounded up Sex Slaves in World War II

Newly found documents add further proof that the imperial Japanese government forced women into sexual slavery on the Chuuk Islands in the South Pacific in World War II. Prof. Chung Chin-sung of Seoul National University’s Human Rights Center said Monday that the documents were discovered in the U.S… …

Gov't Drops Suit Against Jeju Village

[Domestic] : The government has decided to virtually drop a suit filed by the Navy seeking compensation for …[more…] …

Teen attacks another student for dating his ex-girlfriend

A male high school student has been arrested for assaulting another student, the current boyfriend of the suspect’s ex-g …

Labor Market Starts to Feel Impact of Low Birthrate

Korea’s record low birthrates seem to start having worrying effects on the labor market as it has led to a decline in the working-age population between 15 and 64. The Korea Labor Institute said in a research paper last week that the number of newly employed workers next year is estimated at 296,000… …

N. Korean female football striker puts team above all else

CHIBA, Japan (Yonhap) — North Korean women’s football forward Kim Yun-mi is a team player if there ever was one.Kim sco …

S. Korea Issues First Cold Wave Advisory This Winter

[Science] : South Korean authorities are getting set to issue this Winter’s first cold wave advisory. [more…] …

Nepotism remains prevalent at Korean chaebols

The offspring of founding families won swift promotions in yet another round of chaebol executive appointments this year. Some of the third-generation descendants became “star” executives within four .. …

Labor Market Starts to Feel Impact of Low Birthrate

Korea’s record low birthrates seem to start having worrying effects on the labor market as it has led to a decline in the working-age population between 15 and 64. The Korea Labor Institute said in a research paper last week that the number of newly employed workers next year is estimated at 296,000… …

Large biz delegation to join Moon on his trip to China

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Yonhap) — Leaders and high-ranking officials of South Korea’s large conglomerates will join President Moon Jae-in on his state visit to China this week, a business lobby group and company officials said Monday. Moon is scheduled to …

PM pushes democracy, human rights in new Moon gov't

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, at the Government Complex Seoul on Dec. 8. (Yonhap News) …

N. Korean female football striker puts team above all else

CHIBA, Japan (Yonhap) — North Korean women’s football forward Kim Yun-mi is a team player if there ever was one.Kim sco …

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Yonhap) — The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Dec. 11. Korean-language dailies — Can we share blind people’s dream and anguish over Braille? (Kyunghyang Shinmun) — Education ministry launches …

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Urge Nuclear Powers to Sign UN Treaty

Winners of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize warned that the world was “one impulsive tantrum” away from destruction, urging nuclear nations to adopt a U.N. treaty banning atomic weapons.”Will it be the end of nuclear weapons, or will it be the end of us?” Beatrice Fihn, who accepted the award on behalf of… …

[Newsmaker] Why Koreans want to leave ‘Hell Joseon’

South Korea dazzles the world with exports of sensational K-pop music, cutting-edge smartphones and cars, but inside the …

S. Korea to add N. Korean firms, individuals on independent sanctions list

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Yonhap) — South Korea will add 20 North Korean organizations and 12 individuals to its sanctions blacklist, as part of its ongoing efforts to cut off international funding for Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs, a senior official …

S. Korea to add N. Korean firms, individuals on independent sanctions list

South Korea will add 20 North Korean organizations and 12 individuals to its sanctions blacklist, as part of its ongoing …