Post Tagged with: "Korea"

Friday's weather forecast

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) — The following is the weather
forecast for South Korea’s 12 major cities at 9:00 a.m. Friday.
Temperature (C) Condition Possibility
High/Low of Rain ( …read more

Gyeonggi to Administer O+A Type FMD Virus Vaccines

[Domestic] : The Gyeonggi Provincial Government will vaccinate all cows in the province’s northern areas …[more…] …read more

(2nd LD) Seoul city government approves opening of Lotte's 123-story skyscraper

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SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) — The Seoul city government on Thursday gave the final nod for the country’s retail giant Lotte to open South Korea’s tallest skyscraper for business.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government sa …read more

Gov't to Take Measures Following Aircraft Failures

[Economy] : South Korea plans what it calls a targeted aircraft inspection following several …[more…] …read more

S. Korea's military chief calls for U.S. strategic asset deployment

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Yonhap) — The chairman of South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) on Wednesday asked his U.S. counterpart to deploy strategic military assets to the Korean Peninsula in a bid to counter North Korea’s evolving nuclear and missile threa …read more

US Lawmakers Warn of Growing N. Korean Nuke Threat

[International] : U.S. lawmakers have warned the Donald Trump administration that it will face incremental nuclear threats from North Korea.
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(LEAD) Park, independent counsel consider 2nd or 3rd week of Feb. for direct questioning

(ATTN: ADDS details of probe into blacklist in paras 7-9)
SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye’s attorneys and the independent counsel team are considering holding face-to-face questioning of the impeached leader over her corruption all …read more

Today's Photo: January 31, 2017

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(2nd LD) Independent counsel to seek arrest warrant for Choi soon

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SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) — Special prosecutors said Monday that they plan to seek another arrest warrant for Choi Soon-sil, a confidante of President Park Geun-hye at the center of a high-profile corruption scandal, af …read more

S. Korea's Ramyeon Exports Post New High

[Economy] : South Korea’s ramyeon exports have posted a new high on the back of strong demand for the spicy instant noodles not only in Asia but also in the U.S., the Middle East and Europe.
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S. Korea's expressways clogged for Seol holiday

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Yonhap) — Major Seoul-bound expressways across South Korea were congested Sunday as people returned from the Lunar New Year’s holiday.
Rain or snow in many areas worsened traffic jams.
Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans spe …read more

Consumer Sentiment of S. Koreans in 50s Lowest Since April 2009

[Economy] : The consumer sentiment of South Koreans in their 50s dropped to its lowest level since April 2009.
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Saturday's weather forecast

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Yonhap) — The following is the weather
forecast for South Korea’s 12 major cities at 9:00 a.m. Saturday.
Temperature (C) Condition Possibility
High/Low of Rain …read more

British PM May: Trump Confirmed '100 Percent' Support for NATO

In his first meeting with a foreign leader, U.S. President Donald Trump spoke of the two nations’ “special relationship,” and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed, mentioning common economic interests and shared values, but pointedly saying the new president had pledged he is “100 percent” behi… …read more

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Jan. 27)

Mixed economic signals
Thanks to President Donald Trump’s drive to rev up the U.S. economy, the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 20,000 points for the first time. In Wednesday’s trading on the New York Stock Exchange, the index shot up to 20,06 …read more

Today's Photo: January 27, 2017

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(2nd LD) Court orders stolen Buddhist statue to be returned to Seosan temple

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DAEJEON/TOKYO, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) — A local court on Thursday ordered an ancient Buddhist statue, stolen from a Japanese temple in 2012, to be handed over to a temple in Seosan o …read more

Siberian Tigers Find New Home in Gyeongsang Arboretum

[Domestic] : Two endangered Siberian tigers have been relocated to the Baekdu Mountain Range National …[more…] …read more

Park calls her corruption allegations preposterous, colossal lies

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) — Impeached President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday denied a slew of corruption allegations against her once again, calling them “preposterous, colossal” lies.
During an hour-long interview with Jeong Kyu-jae, the chief editor …read more

No. of Newborns Likely to Hit Record Low

[Domestic] : The number of newborns in South Korea is expected to hit a record low.

According to Statistics …[more…] …read more