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In South Korea, the implementation of strict AML and KYC systems had exactly the opposite effect. The legalization of bitcoin trading and the strict regulatory framework for Bitcoin trading platforms further validated the Bitcoin exchange market and ...
South Korea's recent election of liberal politician Moon Jae-in as the country's new president has triggered a shift in China's approach to relations with Seoul.
FILE - In this April 20, 2017 file photo, South Korean army soldiers walk to take their trains at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. A South Korean military court on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 sentenced an army captain to a suspended prison term ...
In April, MHRCK published an investigation which found that General Jang Jun-kyu, South Korea's army chief of staff, ordered a hunt to identify gay military personnel.
A former US Director of National Intelligence has warned against using military means to solve the North Korea nuclear crisis, saying that Washington may have ...
The period epic has pre-sold to Asian territories as well as Australia/New Zealand. Warriors of the Dawn, the upcoming title by Fox International Productions Korea, has pre-sold to multiple territories, Fox announced on Wednesday. The release date for ...
The US is preparing to attack North Korea, according to Geopolitical Futures founder George Friedman - setting the stage for a difficult, messy war with potentially catastrophic consequences.
In 1985, he directed Shoah, the eight-hour documentary about the holocaust composed almost entirely of first-person testimony. Now in Cannes, he has premiered a film about his personal experiences in North Korea. Napalm is a movie that, initially ...
President Donald Trump repeatedly addressed the possibility of a U.S. nuclear attack on North Korea in a private call last month with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, according to a transcript of the call obtained by The Intercept.
Kim Moo-sung, a 65 year-old Korean politician, arrived at Seoul's Gimpo Airport yesterday (May 23) after returning from a trip to Japan.
North Korea - if left unchecked - is on an "inevitable" path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking the United States, a senior US defence official says.
A military parade in April commemorated the 105th anniversary of the birth of the former North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung. Credit Ed Jones/Agence ...
South Korean activists regularly send propaganda balloons into North Korea, carrying leaflets or videos. In March, a North Korean defector filled balloons with information about the murder of Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, before floating ...
Seoul, South Korea - Park Geun-hye, South Korea's recently impeached and ousted president, made her first appearance in court on Tuesday, denying all criminal charges against her, as one of the biggest trials in the country's history began.
A designer believes North Korean officials are trying to stop him producing a replica doll of their leader, Kim Jong-un. Belfast-based Karl Holmstrom, 32, claims he has received two 'really strange' telephone calls and says his email has been hacked.
North Korea fired off its second missile test in just under a week. The Pukguksong-2 is a medium-range ballistic missile and it uses solid rocket fuel.
IT sparked conspiracy theories and neighbourhood gossip - but the truth behind the North Korean flag flying above a suburban home in Middlesbrough has ...
Ha Na Jang reportedly plans to rescind her LPGA membership and will instead return to playing full-time in her native South Korea starting next month.
North Korea expressing gratitude for the United States? American officials praising Pyongyang for being "very cooperative"?
Today, North Korea is hard at work on that agenda. Its nuclear program has succeeded in producing blasts in the Hiroshima range.
"This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until the police know otherwise," the local police said. Check our live briefing for updates on what we know ...
(Seoul) - Former President Park Geun-hye stared straight ahead in court Tuesday and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at the start of a criminal trial that could send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life ...
A top cybersecurity firm say it's "highly likely" that the biggest cyberattack the world has ever seen is linked to a hacking group affiliated with North Korea. The global ransomware attack known as WannaCry targeted hundreds of thousands of computers ...
Tokyo -- North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness.
"Back then, K-pop fans in the US used to say, 'I wish I could go to Korea to attend their concert,' but now since a lot of K-pop artists are now having concerts in New York and LA, it's more like 'I wish I lived closer to those cities' or 'I wish they ...
A South Korean retail giant has shelved controversial expansion plans, while a large bank made hundreds of contract jobs permanent after President Moon Jae-in took office vowing to reform the family-run Conglomerates that dominate the economy.
Tokyo: Megumi Yokota was just 13 when she was captured by North Korean agents on her way home from school in Japan's Niigata Prefecture.
The Korea Asia-Pacific peace Committee (KAPPC) spokesman said: "The South Korean authorities have to draw a serious lesson from the wretched fate of traitor Park Geun Hye, who met a miserable end while vociferating about 'nuclear threat from the north' ...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a "challenge to the world". South Korea's Joint Chiefs Of Staff said the missile was fired from Pukchang near the North's capital Pyongyang and travelled 310 miles, landing just outside Japanese waters.
North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile early Sunday, U.S. officials said, just hours before President Trump is set to deliver a major speech in Saudi Arabia.
At the time of writing, bitcoin is being traded in Japan and South Korea, the second and third largest Bitcoin exchange markets in the world, at around $2,350, at an 11 percent premium relative to the global average Bitcoin price and the price listed ...
South Korea says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile from an area just north of Pyongyang. By The Associated Press.
South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, who took office this month, convened a meeting of top security officials to discuss Sunday's launch.
Seoul: North Korea Sunday (May 21) test-fired a ballistic missile which travelled about 500km, just a week after a previous launch sparked international condemnation and threats of tougher UN sanctions.
SHOCKED neighbours have been speculating about whether Kim Jong-un has opened a base within a suburban house in the north East of England.
North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile Sunday afternoon, a senior Trump administration official has confirmed.
We are living through a mini-boom in documentaries about North Korea. Film-makers are getting into Pyongyang to shoot - clandestinely, semi-clandestinely and on various pretexts - those vast statues and eerie cityscapes.
North Korea said on Monday it has successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile to confirm the reliability of the late-stage guidance of the nuclear warhead, indicating further advances in the ability to hit U.S.
... Dick Cheney following the September 11 attacks in 2001. Now a new book by a former magazine editor lifts the lid on Raven Rock and other war bunkers - and the government's plans to save itself which could be crucial if North Korea attacks the States.
It traveled 120 miles up, and it came down somewhere around 450 miles away, in the Sea of Japan off the east coast of North Korea. The only significant new piece of data is that the missile did apparently successfully re-enter the atmosphere (the edge ...
India and Pakistan have been rivals since 1947, when the two countries were born from the dissolution of the British Raj in India.
UNICEF-supported Child Health Days happen in DPR Korea twice a year with one simple aim: to deliver potentially life-saving interventions to 1.7 million children under 5. Good nutrition is the bedrock of child survival, health and development.
North Korea talk: A conversation with Conn Hallinan, a foreign policy analyst, on North Korea, China and the U.S. Free, 7 to 9 p.m.
Across Northeast Asia, almost all of North Korea's neighbors view the country as a persistent provocation and lament their lack of tools for dealing with such a bizarre regime.
Korea crisis would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale" and said Washington was working internationally to find a diplomatic solution.
A training field near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea Aa U.S.-South Korea joint live-fire military exercise at a training field near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea April 21.
(Beijing) - China wants to put ties with South Korea back on a "normal track ", President Xi Jinping said on Friday, but Beijing also urged Seoul to respect its concerns and resolve tensions over the deployment of a U.S.


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