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Mon, September 27, 2021 | 01:59
Moon says PyeongChang Olympics will boost inter-Korean peace
Moon Jae-in reaffirmed his efforts Monday to make the upcoming Winter Olympic Games here a success, saying the event will mark the start of establishing peace in the region.The remarks came in the 132nd session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), held in Gangneung, a coastal city located 230 kilometers east of Seoul."Now, the IOC and the Republic of Korea are joined...
| 2018-02-06 08:29
Asiana head set to drop physical contact with female workers
Kumho Asiana Chairman Park Sam-koo may stop monthly visits to Asiana Airlines' flight attendants following allegations that he made unwanted physical advances to female employees, the airline said Monday. The allegations came amid the #Me Too movement sweeping the world.
| 2018-02-05 14:12
[Olympics] North Korean nominal head will attend Olympic opening
North Korea's ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam will lead its high-level delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul officials said Sunday.Kim, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, will visit the South Feb. 9-12. The Winter Olympics will be held from Feb. 9-25, according to the Unification Ministry. The North's delegation will include three offic...
| 2018-02-05 08:06
Former US anti-North Korea intelligence adviser dies
Stephen Bradner, a former counter-intelligence officer who worked for 16 U.S. commanders in South Korea over four decades, died Jan. 17 in his home state of Rhode Island on Jan. 17. He was 86. Bradner retired on May 13, 2013, at 82 in a ceremony hosted by Gen. James Thurman.
| 2018-02-02 15:29
Korea needs no US ambassador
The title is an answer to two questions. The first, as it is read, is to whether Seoul needs a top envoy in residence from Washington. The second is to a more intrinsic one: at this age and time _ the internet and machine learning _ whether the job of diplomat is no longer relevant. What triggers this double question is the recent cancelation of Victor Cha as candidate for U....
| 2018-02-02 13:59
PyeongChang may be no game changer for nuclear standoff
What would happen after the PyeongChang Olympics are over and everybody goes home? Would the United States go after the defiant North Korea over the latter's weapons of mass destructon (WMDs)? Would President Moon Jae-in somehow manage to create momentum for the reconciliation of not just two Koreas but also between Pyongyang and Washington? Four Korea Times columnists got to...
| 2018-02-02 12:01
[LIVE] US President Donald Trump making 1st State of the Union speech
US President Donald Trump making his first State of Union speech.
| 2018-01-31 11:11
Can the Black Knight rise from ex's stab in the heart?
The last scene of Episode 16 of “Black Knight: The man who guards me,” an MBC fantasy drama, has kept viewers in suspense since it was aired Thursday. Kim Rae-won, who plays Moon Soo-ho, the present-day reincarnation of fictional character Lee Myung-so in the Joseon Kingdom, visits the Sharon tailor shop, the owner of which is Choi Seo-rin, Moon's wife in the previous life.
K-dramas & Shows
| 2018-01-29 16:51
Love tug of war - monkey king and monk
It comes down to “whether you love me or not.” Sunday in the 10th episode of “A Korean Odyssey,” the hip modern twist-and-turn drama of Chinese classic “The Journey to the West,” two protagonists _ Son Oh-gong, the main character based on monkey king Sun Wukung, and Jin Seon-mi for Xuanzang, the monk, _ are engaged in another tug of war to see which of the two loves the other...
| 2018-01-29 15:44
2018 Pyongyang Olympics
Just in case the title makes you wonder whether the venue for February's Winter Games has changed, it hasn't. The quadrennial event will still be held in PyeongChang, South Korea, from Feb. 9-25, as scheduled. The imaginary Olympics in the North Korean capital is a byproduct of an ongoing, fierce domestic political fight.
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