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: Jung Da-min
Thu, June 20, 2019 | 02:29
Military surveillance questioned after North Korean ship drifts near Samcheok
The military's surveillance capabilities are being called into question after a North Korean fishing boat carrying four sailors was found in Samcheok Port, 150 kilometers south of the Northern Limit Line (NLL), last Saturday, apparently without being detected by the military.
| 2019-06-19 17:23
Ministry to start cleanup of former intelligence command HQ site
The Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday it will start designing a clean-up project for the former site of the Korea Defense Intelligence Command (KDIC) headquarters under the ministry’s Defense Intelligence Agency in Seocho-gu, southern Seoul, starting August. The announcement came a day after recent data showed the site was heavily contaminated, a result of total petro...
Health & Welfare
| 2019-06-18 17:03
USFK lifts curfew for 90 days for morale test
The United States Forces Korea (USFK) has temporarily lifted an off-duty curfew on its troops here lasting between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., USFK chief Gen. Robert Abrams announced Monday, saying the suspension will be re-evaluated after 90 days.
| 2019-06-17 17:15
Moon pays tribute to late first lady Lee Hee-ho
President Moon Jae-in places flowers in front of a portrait of the late former first lady Lee Hee-ho, the widow of former liberal President Kim Dae-jung, at her home in Donggyo-dong, Mapo District, Seoul, Sunday, after he arrived back in the capital following an eight-day tour of Finland, Norway and Sweden. Yonhap
| 2019-06-16 18:01
North Korea holds key to reviving talks with US: presidential adviser
North Korea should be pushed to return to negotiations at the earliest possible date as its leader Kim Jong-un holds the key to getting denuclearization talks back on track, according to a presidential adviser on unification and diplomacy matters.
| 2019-06-16 17:58
Seoul, Washington to discuss 4th inter-Korean summit
North Korean media call for reconciliation ahead of June 15 Joint Declaration anniversary
North Korea's propaganda outlet Uriminzokkiri published an article Friday calling for reconciliation and confidence-building between the Koreas, a day ahead of the 19th anniversary of the June 15 Joint Declaration signed between then-President Kim Dae-jung and then-leader of the North, Kim Jong-il.
| 2019-06-14 17:13
Trump brushes off North Korea's sanctions violations
'Moon's peace drive facing challenges'
Huneed Technologies receives Maturity Level 5 for global CMMI-Dev appraisal
South Korean aerospace and defense firm Huneed Technologies, headquartered in Incheon, has received a Maturity Level 5 (ML5) appraisal for its research center's performances under the Capability Maturity Model Integration Development (CMMI-Dev), it announced Friday.
| 2019-06-14 14:23
Citizen delegates at war remains excavation site
Actor Park Joong-hoon, third from left, Seo Kyoung-duk, on his left, a Sungshin Women's University professor and PR expert, descendants of veterans of the 1950-53 Korean War and citizen delegates are presented with items that belonged to soldiers killed in combat during the war, at a war remains excavation in Hwacheon, Gangwon Province, Thursday. Courtesy of National Defense
Seoul & Provinces
| 2019-06-13 16:58
[Reporter's Notebook] Close watch on F-35A safety issues needed
When it comes to the latest and most capable fighter jets, there have always been discussions on the safety of the aircraft, especially during its early development and deployment stage. The F-35A, a conventional takeoff and landing variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), also known as the Lightning II, which South Korea has decided to buy, is no exception.
| 2019-06-13 16:56
'Trump may ask Moon to purchase more F35As'
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask President Moon Jae-in to purchase more F-35A stealth fighter jets at his planned summit with the South Korean leader late this month, defense analysts said, Wednesday.
| 2019-06-12 17:24
Opposition leader vows to introduce lower minimum wage for foreigners
Ronaldo to play against Korean All-Stars in July
Criticism rises over leniency towards child rapist
40% of old Koreans supportive of 'grey divorce'
Korea to invest W8.4 tril. in future mobility, bio, non-memory chips
Muslim, Arabs denied refugee status through 'rigged' interviews
Man jailed for repeated acid attacks on woman
VisualCamp takes eye-tracking tech to next level
Police nab man over stabbing death of woman at bar
Woman caught trespassing at deserted Yongsan US army base
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
Hong Kong demands democracy
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