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Reporter : Jack Lau
Sat, February 4, 2023 | 15:00
Chinese hackers threaten to attack S. Korean cybersecurity watchdog
A foreign hacker group, apparently a Chinese one, attacked the websites of a dozen mostly research and academic institutions in South Korea over the Lunar New Year holiday, the country's cyber-safety agency said on Wednesday. The hacker group, which identifies itself as Dawn Cavalry, said on its public channel on messaging app Telegram that its next target is the Korea Intern...
[ANALYSIS] Trade reliance makes S. Korea easy target for China's visa retaliation: analysts
South Korea was the first country to take the brunt of Beijing's visa suspensions in retaliation against coronavirus testing requirements imposed by more than 15 countries as cases spiked inside China after the end of its zero-COVID policy.
China suspends short-term visas for South Korean nationals in retaliation against COVID restrictions
Beijing stopped issuing short-term visas for South Korean nationals on Tuesday, just days after South Korea imposed stricter COVID-19 measures on travelers from China. “The Chinese embassy and consulates in South Korea will suspend the issuance of short-term visas to China for South Korean citizens for visits, business, travel, medical purposes, transit and general private ma...
Operator of suspected 'Chinese police station' denies repatriation of Chinese nationals
The operator of a restaurant accused of serving as a clandestine Chinese police station has denied allegations that the organizations run from his establishment forced Chinese nationals to join protests against the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, and helped repatriate Chinese dissidents.
Operator of suspected Chinese police station accuses media of spreading misinformation
The businessman who controls the Chinese restaurant suspected of being a front for a “secret Chinese police station” denied allegations about his business, accusing the media of disseminating misinformation and hurting Korea-China relations. Wang Haijun, a Chinese national living in Korea and the operator of the Dongpangmyeongju Chinese restaurant in southern Seoul, said his ...
China hits back at news report about honey trap targeting former South Korean governor
China's embassy in Seoul has hit out at a South Korean newspaper that accused Beijing of setting a honey trap for a former South Korean governor and presidential hopeful.