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🆕 North Korea missile launch was from Pyongan on the west coast, exploded after a few seconds - NHK, Yonhap News
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(LEAD) Unionized of Korean Air vote for strike - Yonhap News
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No. of applicants for Korean language proficiency test logs record high of 72000 - Yonhap News
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Three Nobel prize winners to visit North Korea in late Aril: VOA - Yonhap News
FC Seoul to make change after exit of skillful midfielder - Yonhap News
Injured LPGA star Park In-bee to take one month off from touring: SEOUL, April 18 (Yonhap) -- Park In-be...
Airlines to levy no fuel surcharge on int'l flights in May: SEOUL, April 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's two majo...
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N. Korea is likely to conduct a nuclear test in the near future, Yonhap News Agency said April 17, Reuters reported.
N. Korea blames US for its nuclear weapons development - Yonhap News
Gov't opts not to disclose radiation test result of Japanese fishery goods - Yonhap News
2033: Seoul city expects economically active people down, elderly citizens up in 2033 - Yonhap News
Regulator approves Seoul branch of Indonesia bank - Yonhap News
(LEAD) S. Koreans travel to N. Korea for family reunions - Yonhap News
S. Korea open to talks with N. Korea on 'every issue': minister - Yonhap News
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Park-Obama summit puts to rest concern over warming of Seoul-Beijing ties: US ... - Yonhap News
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North Korea is preparing for a new nuclear test, South Korea's spy agency says, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
(Science Summit) Futurist Rifkin skeptical of Uber but rosy on Airbnb - Yonhap News
Park meets with US senator Cory Gardner - Yonhap News
N. Korea denies cyberattack on university hospital - Yonhap News
S. Korea to focus on reviving economic growth: finance minister - Yonhap News
N. Korean leader calls for participation in more global sports events - Yonhap News
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delays decision on extension for 32-year-old reactor | Yonhap News
(LEAD) Palestine to discuss setup of office in Seoul: FM - Yonhap News
Court refuses to lift travel ban on Japanese reporter - Yonhap News
S. Korea's share in mobile DRAM market falls in Q4 - GlobalPost
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Park to hold summit with Czech prime minister this month - Yonhap News
Seoul, Palestine FMs hold talks in Seoul - Yonhap News
China province to develop tourism at border with N. Korea, Russia - Yonhap News
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(2nd LD) Ex-Korean Air VP sentenced to 1 year in jail over 'nut rage' - Yonhap News
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Lion mauls keeper to death at Seoul zoo - Yonhap News
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[Yonhap News Agency]In that sense, Seoul is making efforts to improve its ties with Cuba,” foreig...
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U.S. lawmaker urges Japan to apologize over its wartime sex slavery
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Pope to recognize 124 Korean Catholic martyrs - Yonhap News: Pope to rec...
Head of nat'l Olympic body to act as interim chief of PyeongChang Winter Games - Yonhap News
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South Korean president leaves for on state visit
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S. Korea proposes family unions with N. Korea in mid-Feb. - Yonhap News
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Park, Obama to pay joint visit to Combined Forces Command - Yonhap News
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S. Korea second-most attractive market for investment in Asia: survey - Yonhap News
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Park carries out first major Cabinet reshuffle - Yonhap News
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Pope to console families of ferry victims during S. Korea visit - Yonhap News
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, to resume tours to Korean Peninsula's highest mountain | Yonhap News
North Korea fired artillery rounds at a South Korean navy patrol boat on Thursday evening near the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, Yonhap News have said. Residents of the island were ordered to evacuate at 6:30PM KT, with an alert siren sounding on the island from 7PM KT, TV Chosun reported. Seou…
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David Yonggi Cho, founder of world’s largest Pentecostal congregation, was found guilty by South Korean court for committing breach of trust and corruption of 13 billion won (US $12 million), according to Yonhap News Agency. Yoido Full Gospel Church senior pastor received a suspended sentence of three-year prison term with a five year probation and ordered to pay a penalty of 5 billion won (US $4.7 million) by Seoul Central Distrcit Court on Feb. 20, 2014. The court also sentenced Cho’s elder son Hee-jun, secretary general of Yeongsan Christian Cultural Center and former chairman of Next Media, to a three- year prison term without suspension. He was formally arrested before the court ruling, the Yonhap News reported. In 2002, while serving as chairman of a church-affiliated newspaper Kookmin Ilbo, Hee-jun sold the church 250,000 shares of stock in I-Service at 86,984 won (US$80.06) per share, which was much more expensive than the market price of 24,032 (US$22.12) per share, the hankyoreh reported. Pr ...
Long-separated relatives cried tears of joy, and in some cases, sorrow, during emotional reunions currently being held at a mountain resort in North Korea. A 93-year-old South Korean man, Kang Neung-hwan, cried as he hugged a son he had never seen before, Yonhap News reported. Kang, not knowing his…
Koreas launch new entry system for joint factory park - Yonhap News
The family of the executed uncle of Kim Jong-un, including children and the North Korean ambassadors to Cuba and Malaysia, have also been executed at the behest of the North Korean dictator, according to Yonhap News. News of Jang Song-Thaek’s execution dominated headlines about North Korea las...
Two professional hockey players who were born in Canada were granted South Korean citizenship last Tuesday, Yonhap News reports. With the hopes of fielding a strong ice hockey team in time for the 2018 Olympics hosted by Korea in Pyeongchang, the government relaxed restrictio…
4G and even LTE-Advanced seem so last generation now that South Korea has revealed plans to build a 5G network. According to Yonhap News, the country's communications technology ministry ...
wary of provocations by N. Korea after execution | Yonhap News
The disgraced uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un - Jang Song-thaek - has been executed, the country’s state media reports. This comes after the second most powerful man in North Korea was dismissed for committing "criminal acts." Official KCNA news agency said on Friday that Jang Song-thaek was guilty of “attempting to overthrow the state.” His death sentence by a military tribunal on December 12 was carried out immediately, it added. "The accused Jang brought together undesirable forces and formed a faction as the boss of a modern day factional group for a long time and thus committed such hideous crime as attempting to overthrow the state," the agency said. The government named Jang a "despicable human scum...who was worse than a dog." He was removed from power earlier this week, with KCNA reporting as translated by KCNA Watch that "Jang and his followers committed criminal acts baffling the imagination and they did tremendous harm to our party and revolution." Adding that “when Kim Jong I ...
N. Korea sells gold in sign of imminent economic collapse: Source
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Jang Song Thaek, uncle of North Korean leader KimJong Un, has been executed, Yonhap news service reported Friday, quoting the state news agency of North Korea. The announcement was made on Friday by North Korea. The execution took place Thursday after a special military trial, according to (...)
S. Korea expresses 'deep concerns' after execution of NK leader's uncle - Yonhap News
Uncle accused as 'traitor for the ages' an image taken from footage shown by North Korea's KCTV and released by South Korea's Yonhap News Agency on December 9, 2013, Jang Song-Thaek is reportedly being dragged away from his chair by two police officials during a meeting in Pyongyang. North Korea confirmed on December 9 that the powerful uncle of Kim Jong-Un, the nation's leader, had been removed. New reports from North Korea say that Jang has been executed. Chinese President Hu Jintao, right, greets Jang in Beijing on August 17, 2012. Jang met China's President and Premier in an effort to improve the relations between the two countries after Kim Jong Un irked Beijing with a rocket launch soon after taking power. Kim Jong Un walks past his uncle after reviewing a parade of thousands of soldiers commemorating the 70th birthday of the late Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang on February 16, 2012. Jang attends a meeting on developing the economic zones in North Korea, in Beijing, on August 14, 2012. Jang follows Kim Jon ...
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Just two days ago, North Korea began selling gold which has never happened before
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‘Figure Queen’ Kim Yuna is interviewed by Yonhap News after winning the gold medal at the ‘Golden Spin of Zagreb’ at the Sportova Dom in Zagreb, Coratia.
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Gold Bars "Sold by North Korea to China": Claim Wednesday, 12/11/2013 16:00 Un-named sources give conflicting news on sales of gold bars... North Korea has been selling gold bars to neighboring China in a bid to raise urgent cash against its worsening economy, a news agency reports today. Citing an un-named source, and not putting any figures on the apparent gold sales, Yonhap News says the secretive Communist state – locked out of world trade by international sanctions since 2005 – has been selling gold bullion bars for "several months". "Overseas sales of gold are a barometer," says the source, "of whether the North Korean economy is in a crisis or not." This marks "the first time" says Yonhap that the North Korean dictatorship has sold gold bars from its reserves under the current supreme leading, Kim Jong-un, who took power after his father, Kim Jong-il, died of a heart attack in December 2011. September 2012 however saw South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo report gold bullion sales of two tonnes by ...
Iraq signs $1.1 bn deal to buy S. Korean fighter Iraq signed a $1.1 billion deal Thursday to buy 24 multi-role light fighters from South Korea, officials said, in what will be the Asian nation's biggest arms export. Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) said it would deliver the T-50IQ, a variant of its T-50 supersonic aircraft, to Baghdad between 2015 and 2016, under the terms of the deal signed in Seoul. The company also said it expected to sign an additional $1.0 billion deal in 2014 to provide parts, equipment and pilot training for 20 years. The T-50IQ is an advanced multi-role fighter that is equipped with precision-guided weapons, missiles and machine guns. "It's the biggest order in the history of South Korea's arms exports," a KAI spokesman told AFP. KAI officials hope the deal will help their company tap into the lower-end fighter market as they seek to expand the global outreach beyond Southeast Asia, Europe and South America, according to the South's Yonhap News Agency. It quoted KAI Chairman Ha Su ...
SEOUL—North Korea's highest-profile leadership purge since Kim Jong Un took power is viewed by outside observers as a move to consolidate power that could trigger instability if it upsets the balance between the military and the ruling party. On Monday, North Korean state television showed Mr. Kim's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, being dragged out of a meeting by security officials, reinforcing the unusually public downfall of the de facto No. 2 in the regime. Mr. Jang and his associates were accused of a litany of "antistate" crimes, ranging from corruption to womanizing and drug-taking, by a meeting of officials from the central committee of North Korea's Workers' Party on Sunday. The report was carried on the front page of North Korea's main newspaper, with a large photo of Mr. Kim overseeing the meeting. Mr. Jang's fate is unknown. One report from a radio station in Seoul run by North Korean defectors said he had been executed. South Korean intelligence officials believe some of Mr. Jang's aides have been ...
SK Telecom, China Mobile to launch LTE roaming service South Korean mobile operator SK Telecom has agreed to launch an automatic international LTE roaming service with China Mobile, as well as other LTE services, reports Yonhap News Agency. Under the deal, travellers and businesspeople will be able to use their regular LTE services offered by the two mobile carriers between China and South Korea, according to SK Telecom.
TOP OFFICIAL BOOTED North Korea says Kim's uncle purged from power Korea has acknowledged the widely-reported purge of the powerful uncle of the country's leader Kim Jong Un, claiming he was removed from power for "anti-state" acts and "double dealing." The lengthy dispatch Monday from state media says Jang Song Thaek formed a faction in the ruling party "by creating an illusion about him" and distorting and weakening party goals. South Korean intelligence officials have said two of Jang's aides were executed for corruption. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported late Saturday that documentary footage of Kim was apparently edited so as to remove his uncle. Yonhap reportedly viewed the documentary footage of Kim's inspection visit to a military unit, which was rerun on the North's Korean Central Television Station, and noted in a report that Jang had been hidden or deleted in a total of 13 scenes. By contrast, a version that aired nine times in October clearly showed Jang accompanying his nephew and sta ...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most powerful official may have been purged by his nephew. South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers last week that it believes Jang Song Thaek was likely sacked after the executions last month of two close associates, allegedly over corruption. The National Intelligence Service hasn't explained how it obtained the information, and skepticism followed the claim because of past intelligence failures in Seoul regarding the inner workings of the North's secretive government. But some worry that, if true, the purge of such a powerful figure could lead to dangerous instability. On Saturday, North Korea's state TV repeated a documentary on Kim Jong Un's military inspection trips. Although Jang appeared throughout the version that aired on Oct. 28, images of him had vanished from the new versi ...
Yonhap News Shim had been in critical condition after he was bitten in the neck and back by a three-year-old Siberian male tiger after it escaped from its cage at Seoul Zoo on Nov. 24. No one else was injured in the incident, as the tiger was forced back into its ...
North Korea: Kim Jong-Un's Uncle Cut From Film North Korean television documentary about leader Kim Jong-Un has edited out the uncle who has reportedly "disappeared" after being apparently sacked from his roles in the regime. The country’s official television channel has already aired the documentary nine times but for Saturday’s re-run Jang Song Thaek, appeared in different positions to make his face invisible and entire scenes were re-cut to remove him. He was hidden or deleted from 13 scenes, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. It reinforces reports that one of the most powerful men in the country has been ousted. South Korea's spy agency said it believed Mr Jang was relieved of his posts last month. If true, the changes could mean Pyongyang is undergoing the biggest upheaval in the leadership circle since the death in 2011 of former leader Kim Jong Il, the current leader's father. Mr Jang is married to Mr Kim's aunt, the daughter of the North's founding leader Kim Il-Sung, and was wid ...
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News Updates: South Korea Hones Its Amphibious Assault Capabilities: According to Yonhap News, the South Korean military launched a major military drill on Wednesday morning incorporating “more than 1,900 marines, 10 ships and craft of the Navy, Army, and Air Force." The objective of the drill was practice readiness and enhance capabilities for beach landings and assaults. Click 'like'
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US ready to 'reach out' to DPRK US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday stressed the United States is willing to engage with North Korea as long as it takes steps to give up nuclear weapons. Deep concerns over DPRK G8 countries shared their deep concerns over Pyongyang at a meeting in London on Thursday dominated by its war threats as well as the bloody conflict in Syria. DPRK urge to close 'UN Command' on Peninsula 2013-10-02 04:18 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday urged to close down the "UN Command" on the Korean Peninsula, saying it serves the "US military strategy" by "abusing the name of the United Nations." ROK, DPRK reopen Kaesong complex 2013-09-16 10:45 Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea reopened the Kaesong industrial complex on Monday morning after it suspended for five months amid political tensions in the peninsular, the Yonhap News Agency reported. ROK weightlifters win medals in intl competition in DPRK 2013-09-15 11:42 ROK weightli ...
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One of the great debates in the U.S. military has been the role of reconnaissance troops, essentially -- how much mobility and reconnaissance vs. how much combat response. It goes back as far as U.S. Cavalry under the command of leaders like General Patton. Today, a large part of U.S. reconnaissance is by helicopter, and cavalry troops are routinely mounted in rotary wing aircraft. This week, a new media post reporting U.S. reconnaissance troop deployments in the Korean Peninsula demonstrates that role (below). Today, New Zealand's mounted, armoured reconnaissance troops (our Div Cav) are response ready -- to patrol aggressively and to lightly engage the enemy if needed, as they explore the boundaries of the battlefield to identify enemy positions, behaviours, and strongholds. In addition, multiple forms of reconnaissance are part of New Zealand's force and battle plan for potential conflicts in the Pacific. Here is the U.S. news ... From Army Reconnaissance Squadron Returns To S. Korea Defense of the Kor ...
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ITF & *** MERGER UPDATE! ITF & *** Presidents Prof. Chang Ung & Dr. Choue Chung Won in Buenos Aires recently where TKD was approved for 2020 by the full IOC Membership. Pictured here with some of leaders of TKD in Argentina, which had TKD introduced there in 1967. September 25, 2013 - Seoul Korea Dr. Choue Chung-Won the newly re-elected President of the *** spoke at a press conference in the Capital City of Seoul announcing that discussions with the Dr. Chang Ung and the ITF are close to being finalized. It was hoped that the agreement, which may result in a working relationship allowing each other’s competitors to participate in both group’s events will be finalized next year (2014). It is uncertain at this point at what the complete details are. The two leaders are scheduled to meet again in Russia next month during the World Combat Games that will be held October 18th to the 26th, 2013. According to Yonhap News Dr. Choue went on record saying "Though our versions of taekwondo may be different as a ...
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130924 [NEWS] Director of 'Rough Play' says "Lee Joon is a Godsend!" Shin Young-shik, the director for "Rough Play" had the ultimate compliment for his leading actor. Idol group MBLAQ's Lee Joon makes his big screen debut in this film. Director Shin said during an interview with Yonhap News "Most people assume that he landed a part in my movie because he is an idol star. But I don't care about idol stars. I cast him because I saw great potential and passion in this young actor." Shin said he was impressed by Lee Joon's desire and passion to become and actor. No other 20-something actor who tried out for the part displayed his level of desperation. He added: "To compare actors in their 20s on how good they are is as meaningless as comparing how studious a group of elementary school children are. What really matters is the difference in their attitude towards the craft and their level of desperation." "Most filming took place during late last year, which was when Lee Joon was busy making variety show appear ...
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S. Korean Puppet Group Accused of Its Fascist Action against Pro-reunification Patriots Pyongyang, September 28 (KCNA) -- The South Korean supreme court sentenced Ro Su Hui, vice-chairman of the South Headquarters of the Pan-national Alliance for Korea's Reunification (Pomminryon), to four years in jail on Thursday, according to South Korean Yonhap News. The South Korean puppet group committed such barbarism as hurling hooligans into forcibly taking him to prison as soon as he crossed the demarcation line in Panmunjom in July last year, incriminating his courageous visit to Pyongyang to pay condolences over the greatest loss of the nation on behalf of compatriots in the south. The puppet group has inflicted all sorts of physical and mental pain upon him behind bars for nearly a year and 3 months since then. It sentenced him to a jail term at a series of trials on charges of violation of the "Security Law." At a hearing of final appeal held that day the supreme court upheld the sentence of 4 years in priso ...
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The Japanese government decided that the aim of registration to the world cultural heritage of the year after next, I would recommend to UNESCO the "industrial revolution heritage of Meiji Japan," but, after all meshed Korea has been well honey (or). Korean government he protested "facilities Koreans were conscripted is included" he said. There is no surprise because it is country of "anti-Japanese" anything, but rather interesting article like surprising was published in the online edition of the Chosun Ilbo dated 19 September. In the article entitled "South Korea who will be cut", experts have pointed out this way. "Extreme selfishness to be Korashimeyo immediately considered an enemy people you always correctly, to intimidate their rife ...". "Facilities pain of neighboring countries remains, does not fit with the spirit of the world cultural heritage" From what Yonhap News reported, before the Japanese government choose to nomination of the world cultural heritage "Related regional and industrial revo ...
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Samsung will announce a curved smartphone next month, but it won't be 'completely flexible' In the midst of Samsung's global launch for its Note 3, the company is already thinking about its next big reveal. This time around, it'll involve a curved display. The unnamed device could appear in Korea next month, according to Reuters, although Yonhap News (through the wonders of Google Translate) was told to expect a new device announcement some time in Q4. In either case, it's soon. The last time we heard about Samsung's handheld flexible displays was back in CES in January, where a 5.5-inch prototype device named 'Youm' was revealed -- that's what you can see above. The prototype's screen stretched to the outer edges of the device and was able to display notifications along the side, although the handheld itself wasn't flexible. According to Park Sang-jin, CEO of Samsung SDI, the new device will use a similar OLED panel and will be curve-shaped ("not completely flexible"), which will "differentiate" the devi ...
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Yonhap News Agency: Talks on allowing N. Koreans in Olympic taekwondo could wrap up in '14: official
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Pantech founder resigns as vice chairman due to firm's poor performance been mustering all it's got to win folks over with its smartphones, but poor business performance has prompted Park Byeong-yeop, the firm's founder and current vice chariman, to resign. Despite Samsung's recent $50 million investment, the firm's taking additional measures to solve its financial woes, which weren't eased by disappointing smartphone sales and a $46 million operating loss in Q2 2013. The Korean manufacturer is asking approximately 800 employees -- roughly a fourth of its workforce -- to take a voluntary, unpaid leave of absence for six months. If the outfit's circumstances haven't improved by the end of that period, it plans to ask another 800 folks to swap places with those on leave. Tough times are ahead for camp Pantech, but here's hoping the fiscal belt-tightening changes the state of its coffers. Filed under: Cellphones, Mobile Comments Via: Ameblo (translated) Source: Yonhap News
Yonhap News Agency: Gov't to provide up to 200,000 won every month for seniors
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Kang Moon-hee(South Korea): The 38-year-old was fatally wounded from gunshot wounds and shrapnel from a grenade, South Korean’s Yonhap News Agency reported. Sources told the agency she died while being treated at a hospital on Sunday. Her husband, a British citizen, has received surgery for a gunshot wound and is reportedly currently in stable condition. According to AFP, the couple had only recently moved to Nairobi from Dubai.
News Updates: South Korea Rejects Boeing’s F-15SE Fighter, Will Restart FX-III: South Korea has decided against selecting Boeing's F-15 Silent Eagle Fighter Jet as the winner of its FX-III competition, according to local media reports. On Tuesday Yonhap News Agency reported that South Korean defense officials decided against awarding the 8.3 trillion won (US$7.2 billion) contract to Boeing over concerns about the F-15SE Fighter’s lack of stealth and suitability in future conflicts. Instead, during a meeting of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), South Korea’s streamlined military defense procurement board, officials decided to restart the procurement process to replace the ROK’s aging fleet of F-4s and F-5s. “The committee made the decision through in-depth discussions on the security situation and the combat environment based on assessments of the jets' mission capabilities and prices,” the DAPA said in a press release, according to Yonhap. The DAPA went on to pledge that . ...
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South Korea on Tuesday launched a new coast guard vessel to patrol around a pair of islets it controls in the Sea of Japan that are claimed by Japan. In a Coast Guard Day ceremony held in Incheon, west of Seoul, President Park Geun Hye celebrated the launch of the 1,000-ton class Cheongryong, saying, “Defending Dokdo is to defend the pride of the Republic of Korea,” according to the presidential office. The islets are known as Takeshima in Japanese. Park said South Korea will not tolerate any challenges to its sovereignty over its islands, continental shelf and exclusive economic zone.The new vessel is 91 meters long and can travel at speeds of up to 55 kilometers per hour, according to Yonhap News Agency.
Yonhap News Agency: Opposition party declares all-out campaign against gov't, ruling party
South Korea, military modernization; the long story around the KF-X fighter plane. KF-X Fighter: Pushing Paper, or Peer Program? EADS Cassidian reportedly announces that they would invest $2 billion in the K-FX fighter development project, and help market the plane internationally, if the Eurofighter is chosen for F-X-3. Investments would include a maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facility that could extend to the KF-X, and an aerospace software center. It isn’t a bad idea for EADS. Barring multiple orders from new sources, it’s very unlikely that the Eurofighter will still be in production by 2022. Upgrades and maintenance will continue for some time, but the C-203 KF-X design could offer EADS a new option to sell, with a fundamental design that can improve toward stealth fighter status. The question is whether South Korea wants to go forward. Yonhap News . South Korea has been thinking seriously about designing its own fighter jet since 2008. The ROK defense sector has made impressive progress, ...
On Tuesday, President Obama met with President Park Geun-hye of South Korea at the White House, which the Yonhap News Agency and every pretty much every news outlet on Earth reported. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like Yonhap — South Korea's worldwide leader in news — had any photos. So, you know,…
(LEAD) Houses of former NIS agents, informant raided over scandal: SEOUL, May 2 (Yonhap) -- Prosecutors on Thu...
S. Korea set to replace top nuclear envoy - YONHAP NEWS
By Shim Sun-ah SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) -- The ancient gate destroyed in an arson attack more than five years ago will officially open to the public with a ceremony this weekend, officials said Monday.
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S. Korea to provide emergency funds to Kaesong firms: SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) -- The government and the ruling p...
KOREA: News publishes interview with Hilbrand Westra/Jung, Woon Seok. Copied by many newspapers in Korea.
Psy included in Encyclopedia Britannica: SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) -- K-pop sensation Psy was added to the annals ...
S. Korean court grants refugee status to Ugandan *** SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean court has gr...
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"Pro-Pyongyang" groups have been raided in Seoul, according to bulletin from Yonhap News
S. Korean nuclear envoy heads to Beijing for talks on N. Korea - Yonhap News
Park calls for expanding financial support for smaller exporters - Yonhap News: Yonhap NewsPark calls for expa...
(LEAD) S. Korean personnel at Kaesong unlikely to return home on Wednesday: SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) -- The last ...
Number of outbound travelers up 10.5 pct in Q1: SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) -- The number of South Koreans traveling...
Escapees to ask U.N. to determine fate of relatives in N.K. concentration camps | YONHAP NEWS
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FM says 'window of dialogue' open with N. Korea despite Kaesong impasse | Yonhap News
S. Korea to spurn any N.K. demands on Kaesong: minister | Yonhap News
'Pyeongchang' picked as UNCBD host city: SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) -- The 12th Conference of the Parties to Uni...
'Gentleman' in Guinness book as most-viewed clip in 24 hours: SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) -- "Gentleman," the new...
FTA with Turkey to take effect on May 1: SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's free trade agreement (FTA) ...
Prosecution raids spy agency office over scandal (Yonhap News)
LG Electronics forecast to ship over 50 mln smartphones this year: SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korean co...
BOK head raises questions about effectiveness of QEs: SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top central ba...
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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers: SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines i...
Ex-spy chief summoned over alleged intervention in politics (Yonhap News)
S. Korea's new finance minister cautious on adopting Tobin tax - Yonhap News: S. Korea's new finance minister ...
Nam Jin•Hyolyn "Korean Elvis Meets Beyonce" 46 year difference since debut , Joint interview with 'Forever Oppa' and 'Daese Idol' Nam Jin, concert at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts on the 16th.. Hyolyn, big hit with 'Gone Not Around Any Longer' (Seoul=Yonhap News) Lee Eun-jeong reporter = "When Hyolyn sang my song 'Have To Be Nice (마음이 고와야지)' with a chair dance, she was like Beyonce in concert DVD I saw once. She had natural vocal talent, dancing ability, and expressivity." (Nam Jin) "Ah~ you remember my stage. I can't believe that I am actually meeting the legend who sang that song. I felt as if I was floating on air since you complemented us with open mind rather than treating us strictly." (SISTAR Hyolyn) 'Korean Elvis Presley' Nam Jin (68) met up with 'Korean Beyonce' SISTAR Hyolyn (22) at SBS studio in Gyeongido Goyangshi Tanhyeondong on the 4th. In 2011, Hyolyn sang a jazzy version of 'Have To Be Nice' on 'Immortal Songs' Nam Jin Special, and was praised as "Felt as if see ...
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Yonhap News recently reported the news that the North Korean authorities have increased surveillance along the Joint Security Area. This follows the crackdowns on the Sino-North Korean border.
Friday, 01 February 2013 12:00 AFP   Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi had a special dinner Thursday night with a host of South Korean soap opera stars, one of whom was invited because of his resemblance to her assassinated father.   Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi (2nd right) poses for reporters after being awarded the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights in South Korea, an honor that she had to wait nine years to receive because of her time spent under house arrest. (Photo: The May 18 Memorial Foundation)   Taking some time out of a hectic four-day visit schedule, the Nobel Peace Prize winner dined with four well-known faces of the "Hallyu", or Korean Wave, of TV dramas that have captivated audiences across Asia -- including Myanmar.   One special invitee was Ahn Jae-Wook, a popular singer and actor who starred in the 1997 TV drama "Star in My Heart" which was a big hit in Suu Kyi's homeland.   "She told me 'you look just like my father. He was very handsome'," Ahn told the Yonhap News ...
N. Korean leader sends sweets to kids to mark his birthday Published : 2013-01-07 14:16 Updated : 2013-01-07 14:17 (Yonhap News) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a bunch of candy to every young child in the poverty-stricken country to celebrate his birthday, the North‘s state-run media reported Monday. The Korean Central Broadcasting Station picked up in Seoul said Kim sent bags filled with candy and other confectionaries to children attending elementary school, kindergarten and day care centers. The presents mark the first time that Kim has given candy on his birthday after inheriting power following the sudden death of his father in December 2011. Kim’s birthday falls on Tuesday, although the exact year of birth differs depending on the source. Pyongyang has officially said he was born in 1982 making him 31 this year, but Seoul‘s spy agency maintains he was born in 1984, while others speculated his birth year is 1983. The media outlet claimed that the gifts reflected the “paternal love” he ...
U.S. gov't not happy with Google chairman's trip to N. Korea | Yonhap News
A 31-year-old convicted pedophile was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to undergo hormonal treatment intended to suppress sexual desires, the first such sentencing since the unique punishment was approved in South Korea, according to Yonhap News. The punishment of “chemical castrati...
Kim Jong-un calls for building economic power, resolving tension with South | Yonhap News
S. Korea to join UN Security Council amid deadlock over NK rocket - Yonhap News
On December 14 when the temporary workers branch went on strike at the Hyundai Motor Company Ulsan plant, company employees trying to deploy substitute workers and union members trying to stop them engaged in physical conflict. Yonhap News
Leaders of China, Japan, Russia congratulate Park on election victory - Yonhap News
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Samsung rules out patent talks with Apple - Yonhap News
Actor Lee Joongi (이준기) goes modern as he poses in a sleek tux for Yonhap News
North Korea test-fired a surface-to-ship missile into the Yellow Sea a day following a presidential security meeting in South Korea, a source told Yonhap News.
In Bridal Mask, Joo Won felt a huge responsibility over the ratings. Was afraid of "Ghost" Appearing in the highly popular Bridal Mask, being the lead actor, Joo Won shouldered a huge responsibility to draw high viewership ratings. Taking 1st position on Wednesday and Thursday, in Bridal Mask, Joo Won plays Lee Kangto, suavely becoming the Korean hero. Debuting in Baker King in 2009, going on to Ojakgyo Brothers and now to Bridal Mask, striking thrice, steadily become a guarantee ticket to viewership success. People in the industry and the audience all feel that as long as Joo Won acts, there is no need to worry about viewership ratings. It gained a lot of trust from people. Regarding this, on the 17th interview with Osen, Joo Won expressed that “In fact the burden of being responsible for viewership is very heavy. I was afraid of competitors like “Ghost”. Although the production does not rely on me alone, being the lead actor, no matter what I spend a lot of thinking that teachers and soonbaes a ...
In this handout image provided by Yonhap News, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak pose at the welcoming ceremony for the Nuclear Security Summit at COEX on March 26, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. World leaders gather at Seoul to discuss on the issues to preve...
Shipbuilding Rebound Due in 2014 - According to a report on Yonhap News, South Korea's shipbuilding industry will po...
6-17-2012 Seoul and Washington agree to Korean Air and Missile Defense South Korean defense minister Kim Kwan-jin (far left) and foreign minister Kin Sung-hwan hold a joint press conference with US secretary of state Hillary Clinton and secretary of defense Leon Panetta after their 2+2 meetings in Washington, June 14. (Yonhap News) US-South Korean expansions in East Asia could provoke China’s growing military By Kwon Tae *** Washington correspondent and Park Byong-su staff reporter Seoul and Washington made plans at a meeting of foreign and defense ministers June 14 to work together on extending defense capabilities in response to North Korea’s recent long-range ballistic missile development. In a joint statement issued after the so-called “2+2 talks” between their foreign and defense ministers at the US State Department complex on June 14, the two countries said they had agreed to develop a “comprehensive alliance approach”. By this, they meant not only extending the permitted firing range o ...
I was devastated and deeply saddened at the below news from Peru yesterday. I pray for the repose of the soul of our colleagues, the late Mr.Kim, Woo, Yoo and Kupper. "CUSCO, Peru (Yonhap News) ― Peruvian rescue officials said Sunday they have recovered the bodies of all 14 people killed in a helicopter crash last week, including those of eight South Koreans. The wreckage of the ill-fated helicop...ter was discovered Saturday on Mama Rosa mountain at about 4,950 meters above sea level near Coline in southern Peru. The chopper had gone missing Wednesday while returning from a trip to a potential site for a hydropower plant near Mazuco in southeastern Peru. The South Koreans on board were employees of Samsung C&T, the Korea Water Resources Corp., the Korea Engineering Consultants Corp. and Seoyeong Engineering."
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Pantech in patent talks with Microsoft over smartphone (Yonhap News Agency)
Yonhap News Agency reports that S.Korean government official confirms N Korea test fired a missile this morning
Yonhap News Agency says S.Korean govt official confirms missile launch by N. Korea
North Korean leader Kim-Jong Il has died, according to that country's state run news agency, Yonhap News
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Longtime North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is dead, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency.
Head of a Korean bank jumps from 6th-floor building as prosecutors raid offices - Yonhap News
S. Korean banks suspend household loans in bid to curb growing debt - Yonhap News
Korean banks temporarily halt household lending: Local banks, including Shinhan and Hana, said they have begun t...
Samsung to release Galaxy S2 in U.S. next month (/ YONHAP NEWS)
Ex-goalkeeper for S. Korean national team turns himself in for match fixing - Yonhap News
Goalkeeper turns himself in for match fixing involvement
N. Korea said to be on high alert for radioactivity from Japan - Yonhap News
N. Korea on high alert for radioactive damage from Japan: scholar
South Korea agrees to hold talks with the North over a volcano on the state's border with China - Yonhap News
S. Korea agrees to talks on possible volcano in N. Korea - Yonhap News
Korean Peninsula military talks end as the North declines to apologize for shelling island in 2010 - Yonhap News
Somali pirates free South Korean ship and its 43 crew members - Yonhap News Agency via AP
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